Mad #405
(May 2001)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price
2.99 USD
Pages
56
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On-sale Date
2001-04-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
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Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Schmuck Has Spoken! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Bennett
Inks
James Bennett
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Traff-eccch! (Table of Contents: 1)

Michael Drugless Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Tom Richmond
Inks
Tom Richmond
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Tomas Milian [as General Sleazier]; Erika Christensen [as Riddaline Wastedfield]; Catherine Zeta-Jones [as Serene Latoya]; Michael Douglas [as Judge Wastedfield]; Barbra Streisand (cameo); Barbara Boxer (cameo); Orrin Hatch (cameo); Jacob Vargas [as Mañuelo]; The Three Stooges (cameo); Miguel Ferrer [as Edweirdo] (death); Bill Clinton (cameo)

A Mad Look at Survivor II (Table of Contents: 2)

Serge in General Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonès
Pencils
Sergio Aragonès
Inks
Sergio Aragonès

Genre
satire-parody

Has Your Food Been Genetically Altered? (Table of Contents: 3)

I Can’t Believe I Mutated the Whole Thing Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Cheney
Pencils
Tom Cheney
Inks
Tom Cheney
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Mad's Celebrity Cause-Of-Death Betting Odds (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Mike Snider
Pencils
Hermann Mejia
Inks
Hermann Mejia
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
George W. Bush
Synopsis
Odds on how a celeb will bite the big one.

A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes at a College Admissions Office (Table of Contents: 5)

Apply Swatter Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Amy Gillett
Pencils
Amanda Conner
Inks
Amanda Conner
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Instant Music Reviews (Table of Contents: 6)

Chords and Defects Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Russ Cooper
Pencils
Rick Tulka
Inks
Rick Tulka
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Ricky Martin; Christina Aguilera; Garth Brooks; Ted Nugent; Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes; Stevie Nicks; Alanis Morrisette; Red Hot Chili Peppers; Elton John; Jennifer Lopez; Whitney Houston; Smash Mouth; Britney Spears

The Legend of Beggar Vance (Table of Contents: 7)

Tales from the Duck Side / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arie Kaplan
Pencils
Duck Edwing
Inks
Duck Edwing
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Peter Kuper
Pencils
Peter Kuper
Inks
Peter Kuper
Colors
?

Genre
humor

Oh Rubber, Where Art Thou? (Table of Contents: 9)

Tales from the Duck Side / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Duck Edwing
Pencils
Duck Edwing
Inks
Duck Edwing
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

The Lighter Side of... (Table of Contents: 10)

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, golf, airlines, sharing, guidance, relativity, programming, accidents, therapy, emergencies, the office, finance, and doctors.

Shrill’s Content Subscription Ad (Table of Contents: 11)

Beat the Press Dept. / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jeff Kruse
Pencils
AP/Wide World (photo)
Inks
AP/Wide World (photo)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Melvin & Jenkins' Guide to School Spirit (Table of Contents: 12)

The Schmucks Stop Here Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Desmond Devlin
Pencils
Kevin Pope
Inks
Kevin Pope
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Monroe and… the Tree House (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Anthony Barbieri
Pencils
Bill Wray
Inks
Bill Wray
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

You Can Fuhgeddabout Becoming a Made Man in the Soprano Mob If… (Table of Contents: 14)

A Word to the Wise Guys Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Mad Closing Credits For a Typical Movie Theatre Audience (Table of Contents: 15)

Patron Taints Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Russ Cooper
Pencils
Tom Bunk
Inks
Tom Bunk
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

C.S.Oy (Table of Contents: 16)

DNA-holes Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
William Petersen [as Swill Gruesome]; Paul Guilfoyle [as Captain Grim]; Marg Helgenberger [as Caughtone Gallows]; George Eads [as Nice Strokes]; Jorja Fox [as Surry Saddle]; Gary Dourdan [as Worry Frown]; Mike Greenlake; David Copperfield (cameo)

What Texan is Under Severe National Pressure to Prove His Worth? (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Schmuck Has Spoken!
  2. 1. Traff-eccch!
    Michael Drugless Dept.
  3. 2. A Mad Look at Survivor II
    Serge in General Dept.
  4. 3. Has Your Food Been Genetically Altered?
    I Can’t Believe I Mutated the Whole Thing Dept.
  5. 4. Mad's Celebrity Cause-Of-Death Betting Odds
    Grieving Las Vegas Dept.
  6. 5. A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes at a College Admissions Office
    Apply Swatter Dept.
  7. 6. Instant Music Reviews
    Chords and Defects Dept.
  8. 7. The Legend of Beggar Vance
    Tales from the Duck Side
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Joke and Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  10. 9. Oh Rubber, Where Art Thou?
    Tales from the Duck Side
  11. 10. The Lighter Side of...
    Berg’s Eye View Dept.
  12. 11. Shrill’s Content Subscription Ad
    Beat the Press Dept.
  13. 12. Melvin & Jenkins' Guide to School Spirit
    The Schmucks Stop Here Dept.
  14. 13. Monroe and… the Tree House
    Angster’s Paradise Dept.
  15. 14. You Can Fuhgeddabout Becoming a Made Man in the Soprano Mob If…
    A Word to the Wise Guys Dept.
  16. 15. Mad Closing Credits For a Typical Movie Theatre Audience
    Patron Taints Dept.
  17. 16. C.S.Oy
    DNA-holes Dept.
  18. 17. What Texan is Under Severe National Pressure to Prove His Worth?
    Mad Fold-In
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