More Trash from MAD #4 [British]
(1961)

EC, 1958 Series
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Price
0/5 [0-5-0 GBP]
Pages
92
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Albert B. Feldstein; Jerry De Fuccio (editorial assistant); Nick Meglin (editorial assistant)
Color
black-and-white interior with color covers
Dimensions
10.75in x 8.25in
Paper Stock
newsprint interior with glossy covers
Binding
squarebound stapled with covers glued
Publishing Format
annual

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of More Trash from MAD (EC, 1958 series) #4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelly Freas (painted, signed)
Inks
Kelly Freas (painted, signed)
Colors
Kelly Freas (painted, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman

Here's Your Special Bonus (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Departments / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

New Movie Monsters From Madison Avenue (Table of Contents: 3)

It Came From Outta The Ad Space Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Wallace Wood (signed)
Inks
Wallace Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Ideas for horror movies based on current advertising campaigns.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Campaigns lampooned are Charles Atlas's bodybuilding, Armstrong tires, Stripe toothpaste, the Living Bra, Simmons mattresses, Green Giant vegetables, and an uncertain whiskey.

The Chiropractor (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Don Martin (signed)
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A chiropractor loosens up his patient a little too much.
Reprints

America's Dream Car (Table of Contents: 5)

Motorvational Research Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A list of consumer complaints about modern car design and a suggestion of a design that addresses them...the Model T.
Reprints

The Rifle, Man! (Table of Contents: 6)

Breech of Premise Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Nick Megliola
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Lucas; Lucas's son; Annie Oakley
Synopsis
After a typical day of killin' folk, Lucas's wife comes to town and kills him because his TV show ratings were higher than hers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of the TV show "The Rifleman."
Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

The Great Hotel Fire (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Don Martin (signed)
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Some completely inept firemen manage not save a single person jumping from a building on fire.
Reprints

Madison Avenue Turns To History And Literature (Table of Contents: 8)

Pros For The Cons Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parodies of various magazine ads using history or literature as motifs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Products used are Bufferin pain reliever, Miss Clairol hair color, Colgate toothpaste, and Winston cigarettes.

Distinctive Picket Lines (Table of Contents: 9)

Workers Of The World, Rewrite! Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis
Specialized picket signs for various professions.
Reprints

Movie Land (Table of Contents: 10)

Stars And Tripe Forever Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Sal Mineo; Elsa (Baklor ?); Arnold Stang; Louella Parsnips; Biff Bopp; Kim Storch; Edd "Kookie" Byrnes; Winston Churchill; Lance Boyle; Phoebe Bebe; Gary Crosby; Fabian; Tony Curtis; Rock Cowznofski; Cary Grant; The Three Stooges
Synopsis
Parody of typical Hollywood star gossip magazines.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rock Cowznofski is drawn to resemble Alfred E. Neuman as Clark Gable.

A Best Seller Hits The Commercial Trail (Table of Contents: 11)

Anything For A Buck Dept. / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Brigette Bardot; Steve Canyon
Synopsis
A rather prescient look at the future of merchandising for a successful novel, using "Doctor Zhivago" as an example.
Reprints

Scenes We'd Like To See: The Race Through The Jungle (Table of Contents: 12)

Hollywood Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A Tarzan-like man races through the jungle, swinging on vines, to an unusual destination.
Reprints

Barber Shop (Table of Contents: 13)

Berg's Eye View Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Special chairs at the barber shop so men can enjoy a fantasy while having their hair cut.
Reprints

The Truth About "Before" And "After" Ads (Table of Contents: 14)

Double-Cross Exposure Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Wallace Wood (signed)
Inks
Wallace Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Sal Mineo; Ricky Nelson
Synopsis
The real "after" photos showing unexpected side effects of various products.
Reprints

I.B.M. Cards (Table of Contents: 15)

Punch And Booty Dept. / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Melvin Blecch; Selma Blecch; Nikita Khrushchev; Jack Benny; Fidel Castro; Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis
Interpreting the punches on computer billing cards.
Reprints

The Nearsighted Man And The Telephone (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Don Martin (signed)
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man mistakes another man for a pay phone, and another man retrieves the dime from the "phone" man's mouth.
Reprints

MAD's Up-To-Date Version of The Night Before Christmas (Table of Contents: 17)

A Cool Yule Dept. / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Laikin (translation); Clement Clarke Moore (original)
Pencils
Wallace Wood (signed)
Inks
Wallace Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
A hip rendition of the classic poem, with illustration showing Santa and the reindeer wearing shades, goatees and berets.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The text of the original poem is also printed.
Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Changing History For Commercial TV (Table of Contents: 18)

Pull The Plug Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
President Abraham Oldsmobile; Ralph Waldo Motorola; J. Edgar Electrolux; Nicolaus Copernicus; Mrs. Copernicus; Lizzie Sealtest; General George Custer; Sir Kleenex; Mr. Jamison; Benjamin Franklin; John Allstate; Wild Bill Hickock
Synopsis
How TV shows would corrupt history if sponsors carefully changed the names of people and places to expunge any hint of their competitors.
Reprints

In A Greasy Spoon Diner (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Don Martin (signed)
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The cook provides an unappetizing condiment.
Reprints

Doctors' Progress (Table of Contents: 20)

Thar's Gold In Them Thar Ills Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed); Bob Clarke (signed); Wallace Wood; Kelly Freas (signed); Mort Drucker (signed); Dave Berg (signed); Don Martin; George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Comparisons between seeing your local doctor in the second half of the 1800s and today.
Reprints

Blue Confessions (Table of Contents: 21)

Bleating Hearts Dept. / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Laikin
Pencils
Wallace Wood
Inks
Wallace Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of True Confessions type of magazine, showing how the stories are not as spectacular as the misleading headlines.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Honest Ads (Table of Contents: 22)

The Truth Blurts Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Sammy Getzoff
Synopsis
A look at how advertisements might be if they told the truth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Grandstand Football (Table of Contents: 23)

Way Off-Side Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Monroe Fernfeather; Delbert (Biff) Smeed; Spencer (Go-Go) McNulty; Beauregard Finster; Ardsley Waxwing; Barney (Rah-Rah) Windlass; Kyle Esterhazy; Barclay Brisk; Jasper C. Van Flick
Synopsis
Discussion of the actions of the spectators in the stands during a football game, as if they are playing a game. Rules, player positions, and some of the great players are highlighted.
Reprints

Vic Tinny Gyms (Table of Contents: 24)

Big Build-Up Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Vic Tinny; Popeye
Synopsis
Discusses the methods and success of the new style of commercial gym. Parody of Vic Tanny Gyms.
Reprints

Garbage (Table of Contents: 25)

A Heap 'O Livin' Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A collection of peoples' garbage arranged so that the right-hand page shows the results of the lifestyle lived on the left-hand page.
Reprints

America Is Getting Soft (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Dave develops the thesis that as the US becomes fatter and lazier, and ends up driving everywhere instead of walking, we'll become pushovers for the lean hungry barbarians, just as ancient Rome did. Only our invaders will be from the east (oriental).
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Uses small in-house personal scooters to ride, foreshadowing the Segway.

The MAD Madison Avenue Primer (Table of Contents: 27)

Hard Spell Dept. / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Wallace Wood (signed)
Inks
Wallace Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
An attempt to make the world of advertising understandable by seven-year olds.
Reprints

How Publicity Works (Table of Contents: 28)

Bilking It Dry Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Bob Clarke (credited); Joe Orlando (actual)
Inks
Bob Clarke (credited); Joe Orlando (actual)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Senator Ardsley Stonehenge
Synopsis
Phoney newspaper clippings showing how a good publicity man can get mountains of press from a molehill of an event.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credit in issue is wrong, as this is clearly Joe Orlando's work, matching that of the "MAD Bubble Gum Cards".

How I Turned $6.85 Into A Zillion (Table of Contents: 29)

One For The Bucks Dept. / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee [as William Nickelnurser]
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
William Nickelnurser
Synopsis
Parody of ad for real estate "get rich" books.
Reprints

The U.S. Army Chicken Officer's Field Manual (Table of Contents: 30)

The Man In Command Dept. / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A phoney instruction book for army officers, showing how they are trained in all the things that annoy enlisted men.
Reprints

The New Chair (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Don Martin (signed)
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A nervous, shaky man gets a new vibrating chair.
Reprints

[What? You Say I'm Not Covered?] (Table of Contents: 32)

Safe Form Mutual / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Lester Krauss (photo)
Inks
Lester Krauss (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of ad for State Farm Mutual Insurance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.
On inside back cover.

Whenever You Go (Table of Contents: 33)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kelly Freas (signed)
Inks
Kelly Freas (signed)
Colors
Kelly Freas (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Arrow Shirt print ads; A Cuban loyalist about to be executed smiles because he looks so good in his Arrow dress shirt.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Here's Your Special Bonus
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Departments
  4. 3. New Movie Monsters From Madison Avenue
    It Came From Outta The Ad Space Dept.
  5. 4. The Chiropractor
    Don Martin Dept.
  6. 5. America's Dream Car
    Motorvational Research Dept.
  7. 6. The Rifle, Man!
    Breech of Premise Dept.
  8. 7. The Great Hotel Fire
    Don Martin Dept.
  9. 8. Madison Avenue Turns To History And Literature
    Pros For The Cons Dept.
  10. 9. Distinctive Picket Lines
    Workers Of The World, Rewrite! Dept.
  11. 10. Movie Land
    Stars And Tripe Forever Dept.
  12. 11. A Best Seller Hits The Commercial Trail
    Anything For A Buck Dept.
  13. 12. Scenes We'd Like To See: The Race Through The Jungle
    Hollywood Dept.
  14. 13. Barber Shop
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  15. 14. The Truth About "Before" And "After" Ads
    Double-Cross Exposure Dept.
  16. 15. I.B.M. Cards
    Punch And Booty Dept.
  17. 16. The Nearsighted Man And The Telephone
    Don Martin Dept.
  18. 17. MAD's Up-To-Date Version of The Night Before Christmas
    A Cool Yule Dept.
  19. 18. Changing History For Commercial TV
    Pull The Plug Dept.
  20. 19. In A Greasy Spoon Diner
    Don Martin Dept.
  21. 20. Doctors' Progress
    Thar's Gold In Them Thar Ills Dept.
  22. 21. Blue Confessions
    Bleating Hearts Dept.
  23. 22. Honest Ads
    The Truth Blurts Dept.
  24. 23. Grandstand Football
    Way Off-Side Dept.
  25. 24. Vic Tinny Gyms
    Big Build-Up Dept.
  26. 25. Garbage
    A Heap 'O Livin' Dept.
  27. 26. America Is Getting Soft
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  28. 27. The MAD Madison Avenue Primer
    Hard Spell Dept.
  29. 28. How Publicity Works
    Bilking It Dry Dept.
  30. 29. How I Turned $6.85 Into A Zillion
    One For The Bucks Dept.
  31. 30. The U.S. Army Chicken Officer's Field Manual
    The Man In Command Dept.
  32. 31. The New Chair
    Don Martin Dept.
  33. 32. [What? You Say I'm Not Covered?]
    Safe Form Mutual
  34. 33. Whenever You Go
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