(July 1988)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
published monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
07098933230007
Editing:
Nick Meglin (Editor); John Ficarra (Editor); Charlie Kadau (Associate Editor); Joe Raiola (Associate Editor); Sara Fowler (Associate Editor)
Color:
color (#1-23, later issues); color cover with black & white interior (#24 - ?)
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US (#1-23); magazine size (#24 onward)
Paper Stock:
glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alfred E. Neuman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Letters:
typeset

Letters and Tomatoes Department (Table of Contents)

Letters and Tomatoes Department / letters page / 1.7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Letters:
typeset

New Cigarette Warning Labels You May Have Missed (Table of Contents)

Ifs, Ands and Butts Department / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Raiola; Charles Kadau
Pencils:
Irving Schild (photographer)
Inks:
Irving Schild (photographer)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes At A High School Prom (Table of Contents)

The Tux Flocks Here Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charlie Kadau; Joe Raiola
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Drama On Page 8 (Table of Contents)

Drum Schtick Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Caldwell
Pencils:
John Caldwell (signed)
Inks:
John Caldwell (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Three Morons and A Baby (Table of Contents)

Tour Of Doody Department / comic story / 4.83 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of Three Men and A Baby.

Broadcast Snooze (Table of Contents)

Anchore Sore Department / comic story / 3.17 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

Joke and Dagger Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Anthony Prohias
Pencils:
Anthony Prohias
Inks:
Anthony Prohias

Genre:
humor

Duck Edwing Rushes Into the Emergancy Room (Table of Contents)

Tales From the Duck Side Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing [as Duck Edwing]
Pencils:
Don Edwing [as Duck Edwing] (signed)
Inks:
Don Edwing [as Duck Edwing] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Tricks of the Trade In Local TV News (Table of Contents)

Eyewitness Ruse Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Inks:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Mad's Post-Nuclear Publications (Table of Contents)

All the Nukes That's Fit To Print Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Barry Liebman
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Gary Hart Land (Table of Contents)

Carnival Knowledge Edge Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Raiola; Charles Kadau
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

The Lighter Side Of... (Table of Contents)

Berg's-Eye View Department / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks:
Dave Berg (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Mad's Comprehensive Modern-Day Disaster, Hazard & Problem Insurance (Table of Contents)

Get A Piece of the Schlock Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Schwarzenegger (Table of Contents)

Frank On A Roll Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Schwarzenegger

When Other Comic Strips Start Using the "Far Side" Formula (Table of Contents)

Grand Larson-Y Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Charlie Kadau
Pencils:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Mad's Plan For Improving Movie Theatres (Table of Contents)

Gall of the House Of Ushers Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Harry North
Inks:
Harry North
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Talk About Cheap! (Table of Contents)

Charge of the Tight Brigade Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
Paul Peter Porges (signed)
Inks:
Paul Peter Porges (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Drama On Page 42 (Table of Contents)

Witless For the Defense Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Caldwell
Pencils:
John Caldwell (signed)
Inks:
John Caldwell (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Beauty Is the Beast (Table of Contents)

WHere the Wild Thing Stars Department / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Badscent; Catrun

Indexer Notes

Parody of the TV show Beauty and the Beast.

A Mad Good Luck Chain Letter (Table of Contents)

Writes Of Passage Department / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Marginal Thinking Department / comic story / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

No page count as gags appear in various places around the magazine.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Letters and Tomatoes Department
    Letters and Tomatoes Department
  4. 3. New Cigarette Warning Labels You May Have Missed
    Ifs, Ands and Butts Department
  5. 4. A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes At A High School Prom
    The Tux Flocks Here Department
  6. 5. Drama On Page 8
    Drum Schtick Department
  7. 6. Three Morons and A Baby
    Tour Of Doody Department
  8. 7. Broadcast Snooze
    Anchore Sore Department
  9. 8. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Department
  10. 9. Duck Edwing Rushes Into the Emergancy Room
    Tales From the Duck Side Department
  11. 10. Tricks of the Trade In Local TV News
    Eyewitness Ruse Department
  12. 11. Mad's Post-Nuclear Publications
    All the Nukes That's Fit To Print Department
  13. 12. Gary Hart Land
    Carnival Knowledge Edge Department
  14. 13. The Lighter Side Of...
    Berg's-Eye View Department
  15. 14. Mad's Comprehensive Modern-Day Disaster, Hazard & Problem Insurance
    Get A Piece of the Schlock Department
  16. 15. Schwarzenegger
    Frank On A Roll Department
  17. 16. When Other Comic Strips Start Using the "Far Side" Formula
    Grand Larson-Y Department
  18. 17. Mad's Plan For Improving Movie Theatres
    Gall of the House Of Ushers Department
  19. 18. Talk About Cheap!
    Charge of the Tight Brigade Department
  20. 19. Drama On Page 42
    Witless For the Defense Department
  21. 20. Beauty Is the Beast
    WHere the Wild Thing Stars Department
  22. 21. A Mad Good Luck Chain Letter
    Writes Of Passage Department
  23. 22. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Department
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne