Steaming Mad #86-080
(1976)

Warner Books, 1975 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
196
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Warner Books, Inc.
Brand
W Warner Paperback Library
Editing
Albert B. Feldstein
Color
Color covers; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Pocket Paperback
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Third printing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
?

Characters
Alfred E. Neuman
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Title page and indicia.

If Comic Characters Were Psychoanalyzed (Table of Contents: 2)

Pen and "Shrink" Dept. / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset; Bob Clarke

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Charlie Brown; Snoopy; Dagwood Bumstead; Blondie Bumstead; Alexander Bumstead; Cookie Bumstead; Mr. Dithers; Donald Duck; Beetle Bailey; Sgt. Snorkel; Mary Worth
Synopsis
Comic strip characters show that psychoanalytic advice isn't always the solution to one's problems.
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One Day in Baghdad (Table of Contents: 3)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A rookie snake charmer gets the wrong end of a cobra.
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The Mad Ice Hockey Primer (Table of Contents: 4)

Sport 'n' Blood Dept. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examination of the sport of ice hockey, presented in the form of a child's reading primer.
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The Lighter Side of High School Football (Table of Contents: 5)

Berg's Eye View Dept. / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Examples of the ridiculous side of high school football games and the people who attend them.
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Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 6)

Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Antonio Prohias
Pencils
Antonio Prohias (signed)
Inks
Antonio Prohias (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis
The White Spy sabotages the Black Spy's bombing attempt.
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Christmas Is... (Table of Contents: 7)

God Help Us, Everyone Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Barnhill
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Series of cynical examples of how Christmas has been corrupted by commercialism and greed.
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A Mad Look at Sex Education in the Schools (Table of Contents: 8)

Who's Minding the Stork Dept. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kent
Pencils
Jack Kent
Inks
Jack Kent
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Speculation of the possible effects of sex education being taught in elementary school.
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Casey at the Dice (Table of Contents: 9)

Oy-Vegas Dept. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
In a parody of the poem "Casey at the Bat," a famous craps player tries to beat a table on a hot streak.
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Indexer Notes

"With apologies to Ernest Lawrence Thayer".

On the Set (Table of Contents: 10)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A film director tries to compensate for the height disparity of his two actors.
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Mad's Follow-up Report on Progress (Table of Contents: 11)

Patent-Panning Dept. / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examples of how technological progress hasn't necessarily made life better.
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You May Have Already Read This (Table of Contents: 12)

Win, Place and Snow Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Eli Stein
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Various notes and letters from everyday life, written in the style of a Publisher's Clearing House contest solicitation.
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If Polls and Surveys Had Been Used Through History (Table of Contents: 13)

Poll-Taxed Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Franklin D. Roosevelt; Abraham Lincoln; The Beatles [John Lennon; Paul McCartney; George Harrison; Ringo Starr]; Harry Stimson
Synopsis
Examples of how history would have been altered if those involved had listened to pollsters.
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A Mad Look at Movie Monsters (Table of Contents: 14)

Corn On the Macabre Dept. / cartoon / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones
Letters
typeset; Sergio Aragones

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Satirical results to basic cliche film monster movie scenes.
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A Mad "Show Biz" Success Story (Table of Contents: 15)

A Wart-Winning Tale Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A downtrodden man finds hope of success when he discovers a tadpole who can sing and dance.
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You Know You've Really Made It When... (Table of Contents: 16)

Status-Sphere Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Ridgeway
Pencils
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Examples of signs that you now lead a successful life.
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The Lighter Side of Physical Fitness (Table of Contents: 17)

Berg's Eye View Dept. / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of people attempting to exercise.
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Mad's Home Movies (Table of Contents: 18)

Scream Gems Dept. / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Dean Norman
Pencils
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Scenes from home movies of a family's less than memorable vacation.
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One Evening at the Health Club (Table of Contents: 19)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two men open a health club steam cabinet and make a gruesome discovery.
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Bullbit (Table of Contents: 20)

God Save McQueen Dept. / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Steve McQueen [as Bullbit]; Robert Vaughn [as Walter Charmless]; Norman Fell [as Capt. Baker]; Jacqueline Bisset [as Cassie]; Carl Reindel [as Sgt. Standin]
Synopsis
In a parody of the film "Bullitt," after an attack on his partner by organized crime, a police detective conducts a one-man war on those responsible.
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[Are you sweating out the heavy problems ...] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. If Comic Characters Were Psychoanalyzed
    Pen and "Shrink" Dept.
  4. 3. One Day in Baghdad
    Don Martin Dept.
  5. 4. The Mad Ice Hockey Primer
    Sport 'n' Blood Dept.
  6. 5. The Lighter Side of High School Football
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  7. 6. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  8. 7. Christmas Is...
    God Help Us, Everyone Dept.
  9. 8. A Mad Look at Sex Education in the Schools
    Who's Minding the Stork Dept.
  10. 9. Casey at the Dice
    Oy-Vegas Dept.
  11. 10. On the Set
    Don Martin Dept.
  12. 11. Mad's Follow-up Report on Progress
    Patent-Panning Dept.
  13. 12. You May Have Already Read This
    Win, Place and Snow Dept.
  14. 13. If Polls and Surveys Had Been Used Through History
    Poll-Taxed Dept.
  15. 14. A Mad Look at Movie Monsters
    Corn On the Macabre Dept.
  16. 15. A Mad "Show Biz" Success Story
    A Wart-Winning Tale Dept.
  17. 16. You Know You've Really Made It When...
    Status-Sphere Dept.
  18. 17. The Lighter Side of Physical Fitness
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  19. 18. Mad's Home Movies
    Scream Gems Dept.
  20. 19. One Evening at the Health Club
    Don Martin Dept.
  21. 20. Bullbit
    God Save McQueen Dept.
  22. 21. [Are you sweating out the heavy problems ...]
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