The Mad Reader #93 [1]
(November 1954)

Ballantine Books, 1954 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
196
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ballantine Books, Inc.
Brand
BB A Ballantine Book
Editing
?
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
4 1/8" wide x 7" tall
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Mass Market Paperback

Issue Notes

First Printing


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Davis; ?
Inks
Jack Davis; ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman
Reprints

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Will Elder
Inks
Will Elder
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the talk turns to books do you find yourself saying "Hoo Hah?"
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

A Vital Message (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Price
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

The Mad Reader (Table of Contents: 6)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
typeset

Superduporman! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

Newspapers! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

Do People Laugh At You For Reading Comic Books? (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Starchie (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody; teen
Reprints

Flesh Garden! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody; science fiction
Reprints

Beware of Imitations! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Dragged Net! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

Beware of Imitations! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
?

Genre
humor

What's My Shine! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

Meet Miss Potgold (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph); Will Elder
Inks
? (photograph); Will Elder
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Gasoline Valley! (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Meet Miss Potgold (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
? (photograph); Will Elder
Inks
? (photograph); Will Elder
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

Lone Stranger! (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody; western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

The Men Who Make Mad (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

Let Us Prove What We Can Do For You! (Table of Contents: 23)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["When the talk turns to books do you find yourself saying "Hoo Hah?""]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. A Vital Message
  7. 6. The Mad Reader
  8. 7. Superduporman!
  9. 8. Newspapers!
  10. 9. Do People Laugh At You For Reading Comic Books?
  11. 10. Starchie
  12. 11. Flesh Garden!
  13. 12. Beware of Imitations!
  14. 13. Dragged Net!
  15. 14. Beware of Imitations!
  16. 15. What's My Shine!
  17. 16. Meet Miss Potgold
  18. 17. Gasoline Valley!
  19. 18. Meet Miss Potgold
  20. 19. Lone Stranger!
  21. 20. The Men Who Make Mad
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
  24. 23. Let Us Prove What We Can Do For You!
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