(February 1969)

New American Library, 1962 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
228
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
New American Library, Inc.
Brand
Signet
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Mass Market paperback (4.25" x 7")
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound

Issue Notes

Indexed from a 14th printing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Man dances towards an open manhole.
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Don Martin (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Explanation that these are new cartoons.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

MAD's Maddest Artist (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Script, art, foreword, and publishing credits and date.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Same illustration as cover.

Contents (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Table of Contents.
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Forewarned (Table of Contents: 5)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Short humorous fake biography of Don Martin and plug for MAD Magazine.
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Introducing Fester Bestertester...and His Protégé...Karbunkle (Table of Contents: 6)

Fester and Karbunkle / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin; E. Solomon Rosenblum
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
Don Martin

Genre
humor
Characters
Fester Bestertester; Karbunkle
Synopsis
An introduction.
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Out West (Table of Contents: 7)

Fester and Karbunkle / comic story / 61 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin; E. Solomon Rosenblum
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)
Letters
Don Martin (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Fester Bestester; Karbunkle; Indians; stagecoach manager; buffalo
Synopsis
Fester and Karbunkle have adventures out west including stagecoach driving and diverting a buffalo herd.
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Fester Goes Ski Jumping (Table of Contents: 8)

Fester Bestertester / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin; E. Solomon Rosenblum
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin

Genre
humor
Characters
Fester Bestester
Synopsis
Fester smashes through the ski jump ramp.
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The Motor Trip (Table of Contents: 9)

Fester and Karbunkle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin; E. Solomon Rosenblum
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
Don Martin

Genre
humor
Characters
Fester Bestertester; Karbunkle
Synopsis
While driving, the boys smash into a scenery wall erected across the roadway.
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The Safe Movers (Table of Contents: 10)

Fester and Karbunkle / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin; E. Solomon Rosenblum
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)
Letters
Don Martin (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Fester Bestertester; Karbunkle; Mr. Fonebone; bystander
Synopsis
Fester and Karbunkle move a safe for Mr. Fonebone, dropping it on a bystander and then destroying a building.
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The Roller Coaster Ride (Table of Contents: 11)

Fester and Karbunkle / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin; E. Solomon Rosenblum
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
Don Martin

Genre
humor
Characters
Fester Bestertester; Karbunkle; Mr. Fonebone
Synopsis
Fester takes his family on Mr. Fonebone's roller coaster, where they must first push the roller coaster and are later given a massive electric shock.
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Sylvan Interlude in a Petunia Patch (Table of Contents: 12)

Fester Bestertester / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin; E. Solomon Rosenblum
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)
Letters
Don Martin (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Fester Bestertester; Fester's 2 children
Synopsis
Fester's children test some sneezing powder on him.
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In the Penny Arcade (Table of Contents: 13)

Karbunkle / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin; E. Solomon Rosenblum
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
Don Martin

Genre
humor
Characters
Karbunkle; near-sighted man
Synopsis
A man mistakes the immobile Karbunkle for a fortune telling machine, inserts his coin and gets as surprise.
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In a Department Store (Table of Contents: 14)

Fester and Karbunkle / comic story / 43 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin; E. Solomon Rosenblum
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)
Letters
Don Martin (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Fester Bestertester; Karbunkle; Eric Von Steric
Synopsis
The boys go to a department store and after a mishap with an escalator, Fester becomes trapped in a tuba.
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Be on Your Guard, America... (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Don Martin
  3. 2. ["Also by Don Martin"]
  4. 3. MAD's Maddest Artist
  5. 4. Contents
  6. 5. Forewarned
  7. 6. Introducing Fester Bestertester...and His Protégé...Karbunkle
    Fester and Karbunkle
  8. 7. Out West
    Fester and Karbunkle
  9. 8. Fester Goes Ski Jumping
    Fester Bestertester
  10. 9. The Motor Trip
    Fester and Karbunkle
  11. 10. The Safe Movers
    Fester and Karbunkle
  12. 11. The Roller Coaster Ride
    Fester and Karbunkle
  13. 12. Sylvan Interlude in a Petunia Patch
    Fester Bestertester
  14. 13. In the Penny Arcade
    Karbunkle
  15. 14. In a Department Store
    Fester and Karbunkle
  16. 15. Be on Your Guard, America...
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