Mad #404
(April 2001)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price
2.99 USD
Pages
52
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On-sale Date
2001-03-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
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Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

We Sink Cast Away! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Passed Away (Table of Contents: 1)

Hanks a Lot Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Tom Hanks [as Truck]; Helen Hunt [as Keely]

The Ballot Hymn of the Republic (Table of Contents: 2)

From Chad to Worse Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Monroe and… the Special Delivery (Table of Contents: 3)

Angster’s Paradise Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Anthony Barbieri
Pencils
Bill Wray
Inks
Bill Wray
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Clear-Cut Clues Your Team’s Not Going to Win the Pennant! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Boys of Bummer Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
John Caldwell
Pencils
John Caldwell
Inks
John Caldwell
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

A Mad Look at the Presidency (Table of Contents: 5)

Serge in General Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonès
Pencils
Sergio Aragonès
Inks
Sergio Aragonès

Genre
satire-parody

Lose Weight Through Hypnosis! (Table of Contents: 6)

An Embarrassment of Richard’s Dept. / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Debartolo
Pencils
Irving Schild (photo)
Inks
Irving Schild (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Joke and Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Peter Kuper
Inks
Peter Kuper
Colors
?

Genre
humor

Fuzzy Math is… (Table of Contents: 8)

Roamin’ Numerals Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. Prete
Pencils
Paul Coker
Inks
Paul Coker
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Mad’s College Roommate Timeline (Table of Contents: 9)

In the Eye of the Dorm Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Kenny Byerly
Pencils
Terry LaBan
Inks
Terry LaBan
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

The Bush Family Circus (Table of Contents: 10)

Generations Ecch Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
J. Prete
Pencils
Jack Syracuse
Inks
Jack Syracuse
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Know Your Ghosts (Table of Contents: 11)

Smells Like Mean Spirits Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ryan Pagelow
Pencils
James Warhola
Inks
James Warhola
Letters
typeset

Daily Affirmations of the Rich & Famous (Table of Contents: 12)

Pray As You Go Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Snider
Pencils
Rick Tulka
Inks
Rick Tulka
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

The Lighter Side of... (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Roger Kaputnik
Synopsis
A cynical look at justice, impressions, priorities, the future, therapy, sermons, relationships, caution, approval, business, the office, punishment, and doctors.

The Worst Selling Box Sets of All Time (Table of Contents: 14)

Slipped Discs Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Desmond Devlin
Pencils
Drew Friedman; Keith Seidel; Bill Wray; Scott Bricher; Ray Alma; James Warhola; Hermann Mejia; Bob Staake
Inks
Drew Friedman; Keith Seidel; Bill Wray; Scott Bricher; Ray Alma; James Warhola; Hermann Mejia; Bob Staake
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Mad's Celebrity Cause-Of-Death Betting Odds (Table of Contents: 15)

Grieving Las Vegas Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Snider
Pencils
Herman Mejia
Inks
Herman Mejia
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Tiger Woods
Synopsis
Odds on how a celeb will bite the big one.

What Endangered Species Would We All Like to See Become Extinct? (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. We Sink Cast Away!
  2. 1. Passed Away
    Hanks a Lot Dept.
  3. 2. The Ballot Hymn of the Republic
    From Chad to Worse Dept.
  4. 3. Monroe and… the Special Delivery
    Angster’s Paradise Dept.
  5. 4. Clear-Cut Clues Your Team’s Not Going to Win the Pennant!
    The Boys of Bummer Dept.
  6. 5. A Mad Look at the Presidency
    Serge in General Dept.
  7. 6. Lose Weight Through Hypnosis!
    An Embarrassment of Richard’s Dept.
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Joke and Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  9. 8. Fuzzy Math is…
    Roamin’ Numerals Dept.
  10. 9. Mad’s College Roommate Timeline
    In the Eye of the Dorm Dept.
  11. 10. The Bush Family Circus
    Generations Ecch Dept.
  12. 11. Know Your Ghosts
    Smells Like Mean Spirits Dept.
  13. 12. Daily Affirmations of the Rich & Famous
    Pray As You Go Dept.
  14. 13. The Lighter Side of...
    Berg’s Eye View Dept.
  15. 14. The Worst Selling Box Sets of All Time
    Slipped Discs Dept.
  16. 15. Mad's Celebrity Cause-Of-Death Betting Odds
    Grieving Las Vegas Dept.
  17. 16. What Endangered Species Would We All Like to See Become Extinct?
    Mad Fold-In
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Kirk House
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne