Mad #550
(April 2018)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price
5.99 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
6 times a year
On-sale Date
2018-02-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode
074470332305 50
Editing
Charlie Kadau; Joe Raiola; Dave Croatto; Jacob Lambert (associate editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Fredrickson
Inks
Mark Fredrickson
Colors
Mark Fredrickson ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman

[Have a Fabulous, Wonderful, Great Day] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Letters and Tomatoes / letters page / 3 pages (report information)

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[Resist Maturity Subscribe to Mad!] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Fundalini Pages / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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various
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various
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First Aid for the Choking Victim in the Digital Age (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Jacob Chabot
Inks
Jacob Chabot
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

This is Pus (Table of Contents: 7)

Sentimental Illness Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Desmond Devlin
Pencils
Tom Richmond
Inks
Tom Richmond
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of the tv show "This is Us".

Boomers vs. Millennials (Table of Contents: 8)

Generation Crap Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kenny Keil
Pencils
Rick Tulka; Justin Peterson
Inks
Rick Tulka; Justin Peterson
Colors
Jim Campbell; Justin Peterson
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Donald Trump's Letter to the Incoming President (Table of Contents: 9)

Missive: Impossible Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Sinberg
Pencils
Bob Staake
Inks
Bob Staake
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Peter Kuper
Pencils
Peter Kuper
Inks
Peter Kuper
Colors
Peter Kuper

Genre
humor

Workers We'd Like to go a Day Without (Table of Contents: 11)

Reduced Labor Farce Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alison Grambs
Pencils
Kevin Pope
Inks
Kevin Pope
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

The Mad Sports Pages (Table of Contents: 12)

Jock the Presses Dept. / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Raiola; Charlie Kadau
Pencils
Anton Emdin
Inks
Anton Emdin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Things You Don't Want to Hear Coming from the Next Bathroom Stall (Table of Contents: 13)

No Restroom for the Weary Dept. / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Croatto; Jacob Lambert
Pencils
Josh Mecouch
Inks
Josh Mecouch
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

The Life and Times of Jerry the Pound Sign (Table of Contents: 14)

Hashtag, You're It Dept. / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Teresa Burns Parkhurst
Pencils
Teresa Burns Parkhurst
Inks
Teresa Burns Parkhurst
Colors
?
Letters
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[Goodnight Batcave] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Gotcha (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Scot Maiko
Pencils
various
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various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

The Strip Club; How's My Driving; Pen and Stink Dept. / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Nathan Cooper
Pencils
Nathan Cooper
Inks
Nathan Cooper
Colors
Nathan Cooper
Letters
Nathan Cooper

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

The Strip Club; What If Dog Was One of Us?; Pen and Stink Dept. / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Kenny Keil
Pencils
Kenny Keil
Inks
Kenny Keil
Colors
Kenny Keil
Letters
Kenny Keil

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

The Strip Club; Scribble Mountain; Pen and Stink Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John McNamee
Pencils
John McNamee
Inks
John McNamee
Colors
John McNamee
Letters
John McNamee

Genre
humor

The Future of Job Automation (Table of Contents: 20)

A.I. Just Work Here Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kenny Keil
Pencils
John Martz
Inks
John Martz
Colors
John Martz ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Selected Observations From Random Autopsies (Table of Contents: 21)

Death Comedy Jam Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jeff Kruse
Pencils
Tom Bunk
Inks
Tom Bunk
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

A MAD Look at Justice League (Table of Contents: 22)

Serge-in General Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
Jim Campbell

Genre
humor
Reprints

[MAD About Trump] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Dewey's Last Dance (Table of Contents: 24)

Dewey Derwin Destroys the World!; Evil Does It Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Kenny Keil
Pencils
Justin Peterson
Inks
Justin Peterson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Olive Garbage (Table of Contents: 25)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Maiko
Pencils
Scott Bricher (photo)
Inks
Scott Bricher (photo)
Colors
Scott Bricher (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Parody of the menu from the restaurant Olive Garden.

What's on Sean Hannity's Desk? (Table of Contents: 26)

I Can't Believe It's Not Clutter Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Morse
Pencils
Ward Sutton
Inks
Ward Sutton
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Sean Hannity
Reprints

Brutally Honest Park Bench Plaques (Table of Contents: 27)

The Seat Goes On Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alison Grambs
Pencils
Alejandro Rivas
Inks
Alejandro Rivas
Colors
Alejandro Rivas ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What Astonishing Discovery Is Amazing Scientists Around the World?
Genre
humor

[Mad #1] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Have a Fabulous, Wonderful, Great Day]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Letters and Tomatoes
  5. 4. [Resist Maturity Subscribe to Mad!]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Fundalini Pages
  7. 6. First Aid for the Choking Victim in the Digital Age
  8. 7. This is Pus
    Sentimental Illness Dept.
  9. 8. Boomers vs. Millennials
    Generation Crap Dept.
  10. 9. Donald Trump's Letter to the Incoming President
    Missive: Impossible Dept.
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Joke and Dagger Dept.; Spy vs Spy
  12. 11. Workers We'd Like to go a Day Without
    Reduced Labor Farce Dept.
  13. 12. The Mad Sports Pages
    Jock the Presses Dept.
  14. 13. Things You Don't Want to Hear Coming from the Next Bathroom Stall
    No Restroom for the Weary Dept.
  15. 14. The Life and Times of Jerry the Pound Sign
    Hashtag, You're It Dept.
  16. 15. [Goodnight Batcave]
  17. 16. Gotcha
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    The Strip Club; How's My Driving; Pen and Stink Dept.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    The Strip Club; What If Dog Was One of Us?; Pen and Stink Dept.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    The Strip Club; Scribble Mountain; Pen and Stink Dept.
  21. 20. The Future of Job Automation
    A.I. Just Work Here Dept.
  22. 21. Selected Observations From Random Autopsies
    Death Comedy Jam Dept.
  23. 22. A MAD Look at Justice League
    Serge-in General Dept.
  24. 23. [MAD About Trump]
  25. 24. Dewey's Last Dance
    Dewey Derwin Destroys the World!; Evil Does It Dept.
  26. 25. Olive Garbage
  27. 26. What's on Sean Hannity's Desk?
    I Can't Believe It's Not Clutter Dept.
  28. 27. Brutally Honest Park Bench Plaques
    The Seat Goes On Dept.
  29. 28. ["What Astonishing Discovery Is Amazing Scientists Around the World?"]
    Mad Fold-In
  30. 29. [Mad #1]
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