(2015)

EC, 2015 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.99 USD
Pages
212
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Mad Books
ISBN
978-1-4012-5900-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401259006
Editing
John Ficcara
Color
Color
Dimensions
6.5" x 9.5"
Paper Stock
Bond
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Woman Wonder

Indexer Notes

Reprint of a panel from Woman Wonder!, p. 78.

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

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

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Will Elder The Rascally Devil's in the Details (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Nick Meglin
Letters
typeset

Ganefs! (Table of Contents: 5)

Crime Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; crime
Reprints

Mole! (Table of Contents: 6)

Crime Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; crime
Reprints

Dragged Net! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; crime; detective-mystery; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of the Dragnet television show.

Shadow! (Table of Contents: 8)

Crime Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; crime; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of The Shadow.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You Say You Lost Your Voice...
Genre
humor; crime; detective-mystery; satire-parody
Reprints

Outer Sanctum! (Table of Contents: 10)

Horror Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; horror-suspense; satire-parody
Reprints

Ping Pong! (Table of Contents: 11)

Horror Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; horror-suspense; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of the King Kong movie.

Shermlock Shomes! (Table of Contents: 12)

Crime Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of Sherlock Holmes.

Frank N. Stein! (Table of Contents: 13)

Terror Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; horror-suspense; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of The Frankenstein horror comics and films.

The Raven (Table of Contents: 14)

Classical Type Comics Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Allan Poe (original); Harvey Kurtzman (adaptation)
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; horror-suspense; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from The Complete Color Mad (Russ Cochran, 1986 series) #2 (1986).

Woman Wonder! (Table of Contents: 15)

Heroine Worship Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of Wonder Woman comic book.

Dragged Net! (Table of Contents: 16)

Crime Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; crime; detective-mystery; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of Dragnet television show.

Starchie (Table of Contents: 17)

Teen-Age Comics Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody; teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of Archie comic books.

Robinson Crusoe! (Table of Contents: 18)

Classic-Type Comics Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of the novel Robinson Crusoe.

Manduck the Magician (Table of Contents: 19)

Newspaper Cartoon Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of the Mandrake the Magician comic strip.

Gasoline Valley! (Table of Contents: 20)

Newspaper Comics Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of the Gasoline Alley comic strip.

The Hound of the Basketballs! (Table of Contents: 21)

Crime Dept.; Shermlock Shomes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; crime; detective-mystery; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of Sherlock Holmes.

Restaurant! (Table of Contents: 22)

The American Scene Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Bringing Back Father! (Table of Contents: 23)

Newspaper Cartoon Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder; Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bill Elder; Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of the Bringing Up Father comic strip.
Drawn in 2 different styles by the 2 different artists: odd pages in the cartoon style and even pages in a more realistic style where Jiggie is shown to be severly injured by Maggs's constant violence.

Howdy Dooit! (Table of Contents: 24)

T.V. Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of the Howdy Doody television show.
First panel of first page in color, remainder of the story is black and white with the exception of some sound effects lettering.

Mickey Rodent! (Table of Contents: 25)

Animation Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney animated cartoons.

Puzzle Pages! (Table of Contents: 26)

Filler Dept. / activity / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of comic book activity pages.

Katchandhammer Kids! (Table of Contents: 27)

Newspaper Cartoon Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of the Katzenjammer Kids comic strip.

Popeye! (Table of Contents: 28)

Newspaper Comics Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of the Popeye comic strip.

Comic Book Ads! (Table of Contents: 29)

Cut Your Own Throat Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Satire of comic book advertisements.

Special Art Issue (Table of Contents: 30)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Bill Elder?
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover credit from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

Special Art Issue (Table of Contents: 31)

Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the stories in this issue about Bill Elder.
Includes a small black and white photo of Bill Elder.

The Child! (Table of Contents: 32)

Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Inks
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Includes photos as bases for drawings, with one image each from Braque, Matisse, and Picasso.
Script and art credits from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.
Reprints

The Boy! (Table of Contents: 33)

Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Inks
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Humorous bio of Bill's childhood, through photos supposedly showing his early artwork. Photos are historical photos, some with drawing on top of them or Elder's face pasted in.
Script and art credits from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

The Young Artist! (Table of Contents: 34)

Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Inks
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story consists of historical photos and reproductions of famous paintings, some with drawing on top of them or Elder's face pasted in.
Script and art credits from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

The Commercial Artist! (Table of Contents: 35)

Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Inks
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story consists of historical and stock photos, some with drawing on top of them. There are also fake ads and commercial art samples by Elder.
Script and art credits from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

The Old Pro! [Mole!] (Table of Contents: 36)

Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Inks
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

One doctored photo as a lead-in to "Mole!", replacing original splash panel.
This edition reprints Mole! from MAD #2 with the artwork reduced to fit on three pages.

Senility! (Table of Contents: 37)

Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Inks
Bill Elder; ? (photographs, see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

One doctored photo with Elder's face pasted in.
Script and art credits from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

"If You Haven't Been Able To Find 'MAD' On Your Local Newsstand..." (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

One panel reprinted from Restaurant, page 129.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Will Elder The Rascally Devil's in the Details
  6. 5. Ganefs!
    Crime Dept.
  7. 6. Mole!
    Crime Dept.
  8. 7. Dragged Net!
  9. 8. Shadow!
    Crime Dept.
  10. 9. ["You Say You Lost Your Voice..."]
  11. 10. Outer Sanctum!
    Horror Dept.
  12. 11. Ping Pong!
    Horror Dept.
  13. 12. Shermlock Shomes!
    Crime Dept.
  14. 13. Frank N. Stein!
    Terror Dept.
  15. 14. The Raven
    Classical Type Comics Dept.
  16. 15. Woman Wonder!
    Heroine Worship Dept.
  17. 16. Dragged Net!
    Crime Dept.
  18. 17. Starchie
    Teen-Age Comics Dept.
  19. 18. Robinson Crusoe!
    Classic-Type Comics Dept.
  20. 19. Manduck the Magician
    Newspaper Cartoon Dept.
  21. 20. Gasoline Valley!
    Newspaper Comics Dept.
  22. 21. The Hound of the Basketballs!
    Crime Dept.; Shermlock Shomes
  23. 22. Restaurant!
    The American Scene Dept.
  24. 23. Bringing Back Father!
    Newspaper Cartoon Dept.
  25. 24. Howdy Dooit!
    T.V. Dept.
  26. 25. Mickey Rodent!
    Animation Dept.
  27. 26. Puzzle Pages!
    Filler Dept.
  28. 27. Katchandhammer Kids!
    Newspaper Cartoon Dept.
  29. 28. Popeye!
    Newspaper Comics Dept.
  30. 29. Comic Book Ads!
    Cut Your Own Throat Dept.
  31. 30. Special Art Issue
  32. 31. Special Art Issue
    Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder
  33. 32. The Child!
    Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept.
  34. 33. The Boy!
    Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept.
  35. 34. The Young Artist!
    Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept.
  36. 35. The Commercial Artist!
    Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept.
  37. 36. The Old Pro! [Mole!]
    Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept.
  38. 37. Senility!
    Bill (Chicken Fat) Elder Dept.
  39. 38. "If You Haven't Been Able To Find 'MAD' On Your Local Newsstand..."
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
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