(Spring 1999)

EC, 1997 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode
070989332355 91
Editing
Nick Meglin; John Ficarra; Joe Orlando (consulting); Charlie Kadau (senior); Joe Raiola (senior); David Shayne (associate); Amy Mavrikis (Assistant); Annie Gaines (Managing); Jennette Kahn (Editor-In -Chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Magazine
Paper Stock
Newsprint interior; Glossy cover
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Limited Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Reprints the classic original Mad Comics before the format was changed to magazine size.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Elder; Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Bill Elder; Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Whatsit; Miss Pru' Basketball
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Portions of the cover art taken from a panel in the story, Shemlock Shomes In The Hound Of The Basketballs.

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

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

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Incomplete History of Mad Comics Part 6 (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Bill Elder; Basil Wolverton
Inks
Bill Elder; Basil Wolverton
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Mad #16 Cover] (Table of Contents: 4)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Elder; Jack Davis; Wally Wood
Inks
Bill Elder; Jack Davis; Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contents of Mad #16.

Shermlock Shomes In the Hound of the Basketballs! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
satire-parody

Newspapers! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Press Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

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

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset; heiroglyphics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And now, once again, in line with our purpose...
Genre
humor

Restaurant! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor

Wreck of the Hesperus (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Harvey Kurtzman; H. W. Longfellow
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Continuing along the same sober lines...
Genre
humor

[Mad #17 Cover] (Table of Contents: 12)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

This cover is reprinted upside down relative to the rest of the issue as a whole.

Julius Caesar! (Table of Contents: 13)

Cut Your Own Throat Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

This story is reprinted upside down relative to the rest of the issue as a whole; because of this it occurs in the overall issue first within the Mad #17 contents here, rather than last as in the stand-alone Mad #17.

Meet Miss Potgold (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Basil Wolverton; ? (photographs)
Inks
Basil Wolverton; ? (photographs)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

This sequence (as with all the contents of Mad #17) is reprinted upside down relative to the issue as a whole.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Consistent with our past practice of devoting this page...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

This sequence (as with all the contents of Mad #17) is reprinted upside down relative to the issue as a whole.

What's My Shine! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

This sequence (as with all the contents of Mad #17) is reprinted upside down relative to the issue as a whole.

Bringing Back Father (Table of Contents: 17)

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
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

This sequence (as with all the contents of Mad #17) is reprinted upside down relative to the issue as a whole.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Elder; Jack Davis; Basil Wolverton; Wally Wood
Inks
Bill Elder; Jack Davis; Basil Wolverton; Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

This sequence (as with all the contents of Mad #17) is printed upside down relative to the issue as a whole.

Mad #18 Cover (Table of Contents: 19)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Davis; Bill Elder; Harvey Kurtzman; Wally Wood
Inks
Jack Davis; Bill Elder; Harvey Kurtzman; Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Alice in Wonderland! (Table of Contents: 21)

The Classics Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis; John Tenniel
Inks
Jack Davis; John Tenniel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

Rookie Gladiator (Table of Contents: 22)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Howdy-Dooit! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
satire-parody

How Our Opinions Sound (Table of Contents: 24)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman [as G. Clef]
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Pot-Shot Pete... (Table of Contents: 25)

Collectors Item Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Stalag 18! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Gazooks! My joy knows no bounds!"]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Incomplete History of Mad Comics Part 6
  5. 4. [Mad #16 Cover]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Shermlock Shomes In the Hound of the Basketballs!
    Crime Dept.
  8. 7. Newspapers!
    The Press Dept.
  9. 8. ["And now, once again, in line with our purpose..."]
  10. 9. Restaurant!
    The American Scene Dept.
  11. 10. Wreck of the Hesperus
    Poetry Dept.
  12. 11. ["Continuing along the same sober lines..."]
  13. 12. [Mad #17 Cover]
  14. 13. Julius Caesar!
    Cut Your Own Throat Dept.
  15. 14. Meet Miss Potgold
    Advertising Dept.
  16. 15. ["Consistent with our past practice of devoting this page..."]
  17. 16. What's My Shine!
    Television Dept.
  18. 17. Bringing Back Father
    Newspaper Cartoon Dept.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. Mad #18 Cover
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
  22. 21. Alice in Wonderland!
    The Classics Dept.
  23. 22. Rookie Gladiator
  24. 23. Howdy-Dooit!
    T.V. Dept.
  25. 24. How Our Opinions Sound
  26. 25. Pot-Shot Pete...
    Collectors Item Dept.
  27. 26. Stalag 18!
    Movie Dept.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Thomas Johnson
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Chris Boyko
  • Terry Watkins
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll