MAD #93 [25¢]
(March 1965)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Albert B. Feldstein; Jerry De Fuccio (associate editor); Nick Meglin (associate editor)
Color
color (#1-23, 400-550); color cover with black & white interior (#24-399)
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US (#1-23); magazine size (#24 onward)
Paper Stock
glossy cover
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of MAD (EC, 1952 series) #93.


Introducing "The Mad Poiuyt" (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Norman Mingo (signed)
Inks
Norman Mingo (signed)
Colors
Norman Mingo (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis
Alfred balances an optical illusion on his fingertip.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
William M. Gaines
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1964; Listed owners: E.C. Publications, 850 Third Avenue; National Periodical Publications, 575 Lexington Avenue; Harry Donenfeld; J. S. Liebowitz; P.N. Sampliner; Irwin Donenfeld; S.U. Sampliner; Sonia Iger; Listed Publisher William Gaines; Listed Editor Albert Feldstein; Total paid circulation 1,669,886

A Child's View of Newspaper Headlines (Table of Contents: 2)

Double Scoop Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examples of how a child might take headline jargon literally.

The Official Barber (Table of Contents: 3)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man has the job of upkeep on the Mount Rushmore monument.
Reprints

Mad Looks at a Typical Kiddie TV Show (Table of Contents: 4)

Moppet Up Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A kid's show host tries to cope with an audience of cynical children.
Reprints

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 5)

Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Antonio Prohias
Pencils
Antonio Prohias
Inks
Antonio Prohias

Genre
humor
Characters
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis
The Black Spy suckers the White Spy with a dummy.

I Got All the Finks I Need (Table of Contents: 6)

Charlie Horsing Around Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Charlie Brown; Lucy Van Pelt; Schroeder; Patty; Violet; Pig Pen; Linus Van Pelt; Dondi; Trixie Flagston; Henry; Kayo Kirby; Little Lulu; Junior Tracy; Nancy; Sluggo; Dennis Mitchell; Rex Morgan; Sandy
Synopsis
In a parody of the book "I Need All the Friends I Can Get," examples of treacherous behavior from friends are illustrated by famous comic strip characters.

In a Las Vegas Hotel Lobby (Table of Contents: 7)

Watch the Doors Please Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A man gets a surprise when the elevator doors open.
Reprints

The Lighter Side of Teenage Parties (Table of Contents: 8)

Berg's Eye View Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
The behavior of teenagers and adults at parties are satirized.
Reprints

Space Magazines (Table of Contents: 9)

All Editorial Systems Go Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Various niche magazines are altered to incorporate the space program into their editorial content.

The Sights and Sounds of the U.S.A.: Miami Beach (Table of Contents: 10)

Talk of the Towns Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel; Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Paul Coker, Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker, Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Satirical look at a typical neighbor hood in Miami Beach, Florida.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 11)

Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Antonio Prohias
Pencils
Antonio Prohias
Inks
Antonio Prohias

Genre
humor
Characters
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis
The White Spy lures the Black Spy and his dog into a trap.

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents: 12)

Marginal Thinking Dept. / cartoon / pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Cartoons drawn into the margins of random pages.

A Mad Look at Signs of the Times (Table of Contents: 13)

Symbol-Minded Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee; Don Reilly; Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Road and advertising signs altered to appeal to modern problems and sensibilities.

Another (whew) Visit to the Doctor's Office (Table of Contents: 14)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man can fire darts from his mouth by pressing the top of his head like a plunger.
Reprints

Football Foto-plays (Table of Contents: 15)

Gridironies Dept. / photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Inventory wire photos of National Football League game action have humorous captions added to them.

Indexer Notes

Several photos are of New York Giants quarterback Y.A. Tittle. Other identifiable players are Frank Gifford, Sonny Jurgensen and Roosevelt Grier.

The Finish (Table of Contents: 16)

Race Riot Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
An auto race ends badly.

When They Advertise Liquor on TV (Table of Contents: 17)

Singing the Booze Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Various advertising campaigns for liquor are outlined.

Spy Vs. Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 18)

Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Antonio Prohias
Pencils
Antonio Prohias
Inks
Antonio Prohias

Genre
humor
Characters
The Black Spy; The White Spy; The Gray Spy
Synopsis
The Gray Spy causes the other spies to have an auto accident.

The Flying Ace (Table of Contents: 19)

From Spad to Worse Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
The Beatles [John Lennon; Paul McCartney; George Harrison; Ringo Starr]; Natalie Wood; Ed Sullivan; Barry Goldwater
Synopsis
Ringo Starr stars as a World War II fighter pilot trying to land his damaged plane safely at his base near enemy lines.

The Question (Table of Contents: 20)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two youths debate the veracity of the myth that a stork delivers newborns to expecting parents.
Reprints

What Brilliant New Ideas Has the Current TV Season Produced (Table of Contents: 21)

Mad Fold-In / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Alfred Hitchcock; Lucille Ball; Flipper; John Astin [as Gomez Addams]; Caroline Jones [as Morticia Addams]; Quincy Magoo; Julie Newmar [as Rhoda Miller]; Fred Gwynne [as Herman Munster]; Elizabeth Montgomery [as Samantha Stevens]; Dick York [as Darren Stevens]; Fess Parker [as Daniel Boone]; Alan Hale Jr. [as Jonas "The Skipper" Grumby]; Jonny Quest
Synopsis
Al Jaffee comments on the current crop of television programs.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Company's Going (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lester Krauss (photo)
Inks
Lester Krauss (photo)
Colors
Lester Krauss (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
New York crime is having a negative effect on foreign tourism.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing "The Mad Poiuyt"
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. A Child's View of Newspaper Headlines
    Double Scoop Dept.
  4. 3. The Official Barber
    Don Martin Dept.
  5. 4. Mad Looks at a Typical Kiddie TV Show
    Moppet Up Dept.
  6. 5. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  7. 6. I Got All the Finks I Need
    Charlie Horsing Around Dept.
  8. 7. In a Las Vegas Hotel Lobby
    Watch the Doors Please Dept.
  9. 8. The Lighter Side of Teenage Parties
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  10. 9. Space Magazines
    All Editorial Systems Go Dept.
  11. 10. The Sights and Sounds of the U.S.A.: Miami Beach
    Talk of the Towns Dept.
  12. 11. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  13. 12. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  14. 13. A Mad Look at Signs of the Times
    Symbol-Minded Dept.
  15. 14. Another (whew) Visit to the Doctor's Office
    Don Martin Dept.
  16. 15. Football Foto-plays
    Gridironies Dept.
  17. 16. The Finish
    Race Riot Dept.
  18. 17. When They Advertise Liquor on TV
    Singing the Booze Dept.
  19. 18. Spy Vs. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  20. 19. The Flying Ace
    From Spad to Worse Dept.
  21. 20. The Question
    Don Martin Dept.
  22. 21. What Brilliant New Ideas Has the Current TV Season Produced
    Mad Fold-In
  23. 22. Company's Going
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne