Like, Mad #T4904
(circa 1970)

New American Library, 1960 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
196
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
[none printed]
Brand
Signet Books
Editing
?
Color
color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions
mass market paperback (4 1/4" x 6 7/8"; 10.9 cm x 17.3 cm)
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelly Freas (painted) (signed)
Inks
Kelly Freas (painted) (signed)
Colors
Kelly Freas (painted) (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman

The English Titles Don't Quite Match the Action in Foreign Movies (Table of Contents: 1)

Movies Dept. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Typical scenes from foreign movies with subtitles that don't describe what's going on. Includes Russian subtitles for "Martski."
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Indexer Notes

One movie is a parody of "Marty."

Bomb Song Hits (Table of Contents: 2)

Lead Pan Alley Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils
Albert B. Feldstein [as FF] (signed)
Inks
Albert B. Feldstein [as FF] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parodies to songs are written for the post-nuclear war days.
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Indexer Notes

One illustration.

MAD Coats of Arms (Table of Contents: 3)

Ye Olde Heraldry Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Kelly Freas
Inks
Kelly Freas
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Proposed coats of arms for current celebrities.
Reprints

Scenes We'd Like to See: The Fighter Who Didn't Rally (Table of Contents: 4)

Hollywood Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Interlandi (signed)
Inks
Phil Interlandi (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
The fighter rallies one last time after receiving some good news ringside, but is knocked out anyway.
Reprints
Keywords
boxing

MAD's Picture-Phone Backdrops (Table of Contents: 5)

Seeing Is Believing Dept. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Ideas for backdrops so that when you answer the picture-phone of the future, you can still lie to people about where you are.
Reprints

Motorist Beware! (Table of Contents: 6)

Fair Warning Dept. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
H. Goldstein
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Describes the escalating efforts of police to patrol highways unnoticed, including several of the latest unmarked vehicles.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Nansy (Table of Contents: 7)

Newspaper Comics Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wallace Wood
Inks
Wallace Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Nansy; Nansy Duck; Pinnochio; Dick Nansy; Junior; Pat [Patton]; Li'l Nansy; Abner Mae; Nansy Canyon
Synopsis
A look at a joke from one cartoon strip as it might be interpreted by other strips.
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Indexer Notes

Parodies of Nancy, Donald Duck, Dick Tracy, Li'l Abner and Steve Canyon.

Backyard Barbecue (Table of Contents: 8)

How Now Charred Cow Dept. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg (signed)
Pencils
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The problems and future of life at the outdoor grill.
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MAD Bubble Gum Cards (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Smedley van Sturdley; Milton Forbisher; Stanley Henkledorf; Walter N. Goober; Beauregard Bordon
Synopsis
Bubble gum cards in the Famous Cowards series.
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The Children's Hour (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Humorous drawings to illustrate the famous poem, with a macabre ending.
Reprints

The MAD Dating Technique (Table of Contents: 11)

Dating Dept. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Reviews different techniques of the shy type, agressive type and MAD type.
Reprints

Scenes We'd Like to See: Escaping the Cannibals (Table of Contents: 12)

Hollywood Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Interlandi (signed)
Inks
Phil Interlandi (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A man and a woman are running to escape cannibals and she twists an ankle, whereupon the man runs away as the cannibals close in, instead of carrying her.
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Why the Precision Engineered, Highly Perfected 35mm Camera Replaced the Simple, Unpretentious, Primitive Box Camera (Table of Contents: 13)

Negative Thinking Dept. / text article / 9 pages (report information)

Script
A. Rosen
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Humorous look at the relative problems of both types of cameras, ending in the question still unanswered.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Sin-Doll Ella (Table of Contents: 14)

Once Upon a Time Dept. / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Albert Meglin [as Tennessee Williamsburg]
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Ella; Ella's stepmother; Maggie; Blanche; Prince Kowalski; Fairy Godmother; Big Fat Daddy Kowalski
Synopsis
A mixture of Cinderella and A Streetcar Named Desire, in which the Fairy Godmother gets the Prince.
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Indexer Notes

Parody of Cinderella story. Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Future TV Ads (Table of Contents: 15)

Soft-Sell Advertising Dept. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
George; Harriet
Synopsis
Phony ad storyboard for Ringwort's Rat Poison Pills.
Reprints

The Potrzebie System of Weights and Measures (Table of Contents: 16)

Science Dept. / text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Donald Knuth
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A system of weights, measures, force and time based on the thickness of MAD #26 as a standard potrzebie. It seems to resemble the metric system.
Reprints

Dead Letters (Table of Contents: 17)

Signed, Sealed and Undelivered Dept. / text story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Phony undelivered mail addressed to famous historical figures, just before they became famous.
Reprints

Raw Guts (Table of Contents: 18)

U. S. Male Dept. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Laikin
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of men's magazines, with beginnings of several adventure stories.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

MAD Eating Utensils (Table of Contents: 19)

There's Many a Slip Twixt Dept. / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
New ideas for eating utensils to solve age-old problems.
Reprints

MAD Builds a More Civilized Mouse Trap (Table of Contents: 20)

Beat-a-Path Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Several supposedly civilized ways to trap and kill mice.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Self-references this article with a mouse reading it.

The Railroad Timetable (Table of Contents: 21)

Travelers Aid Dept. / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of a passenger railroad timetable with lots of meaningless information.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

The Seaside Incident (Table of Contents: 22)

Davy Jone's Locker Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Three fellows blow up their floating toys, but one has a toy not intended for the water.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mad
  2. 1. The English Titles Don't Quite Match the Action in Foreign Movies
    Movies Dept.
  3. 2. Bomb Song Hits
    Lead Pan Alley Dept.
  4. 3. MAD Coats of Arms
    Ye Olde Heraldry Dept.
  5. 4. Scenes We'd Like to See: The Fighter Who Didn't Rally
    Hollywood Dept.
  6. 5. MAD's Picture-Phone Backdrops
    Seeing Is Believing Dept.
  7. 6. Motorist Beware!
    Fair Warning Dept.
  8. 7. Nansy
    Newspaper Comics Dept.
  9. 8. Backyard Barbecue
    How Now Charred Cow Dept.
  10. 9. MAD Bubble Gum Cards
    Hobby Dept.
  11. 10. The Children's Hour
    Poetry Dept.
  12. 11. The MAD Dating Technique
    Dating Dept.
  13. 12. Scenes We'd Like to See: Escaping the Cannibals
    Hollywood Dept.
  14. 13. Why the Precision Engineered, Highly Perfected 35mm Camera Replaced the Simple, Unpretentious, Primitive Box Camera
    Negative Thinking Dept.
  15. 14. Sin-Doll Ella
    Once Upon a Time Dept.
  16. 15. Future TV Ads
    Soft-Sell Advertising Dept.
  17. 16. The Potrzebie System of Weights and Measures
    Science Dept.
  18. 17. Dead Letters
    Signed, Sealed and Undelivered Dept.
  19. 18. Raw Guts
    U. S. Male Dept.
  20. 19. MAD Eating Utensils
    There's Many a Slip Twixt Dept.
  21. 20. MAD Builds a More Civilized Mouse Trap
    Beat-a-Path Dept.
  22. 21. The Railroad Timetable
    Travelers Aid Dept.
  23. 22. The Seaside Incident
    Davy Jone's Locker Dept.
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