(March 1963)

New American Library, 1960 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
196
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
New American Library, Inc.
Brand
Signet Books
Editing
Albert B. Feldstein
Color
color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions
mass market paperback (4 1/4" x 7 1/8")
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

First Printing: April 1960. Info from Seventh printing March 1963.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Walt Dizzy Presents Dizzyland (Table of Contents: 2)

TV Dept. / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Walt Dizzy; unnamed fairy; Jimmy Dood; Ozgood Zeiss; Sigismund Sponk; Davy Crawcutt; Mike Finque; Walt Dizzy's animated characters
Synopsis
Behind the scenes look at the 5 worlds of Dizzyland: Tomorrowsland, Frontrearland, Adventuresland, Fantasticland, Moneyland.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit per Al Feldstein, from the book Feldstein:The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein. Animated characters are not named but include: Pluto, Pinnochio; Big Bad Wolf; Thumper; Dumbo; birds and mice from Sleeping Beauty; Morty Mouse; Ferdie Mouse; Bambi; Jimminy Cricket; Nana; Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse; Brer Bear; Brer Rabbit; one of Three Little Pigs; Lady; Tramp; Grumpy; Sleepy; Dopey; Doc; Happy; Sneezy; Fox; Mr. Toad.

Item (Table of Contents: 3)

Newspapers Dept. / text story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
G. Stang
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Billy Poobah; Jim Poobah; Charles Bickford
Synopsis
Stories on the same news item as they might be done by different newspapers or magazines.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Scenes We'd Like To See: The Man On The Ledge (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Man is ready to jump from a high building ledge but changes mind when his baby is brought to the window...then slips and falls anyway on baby's rattle.
Reprints

Bowling (Table of Contents: 5)

Sports Dept. / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Nick Meglin (idea); Al Feldstein (script)
Pencils
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
John L. Lewis; Tommy Manville; Osgood Z'Beard
Synopsis
Shows the scoring, style tips, psychological underpinnings, and problems of bowling.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit per Al Feldstein, from the book Feldstein:The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein. "Totally MAD" CD collection incorrectly credited Nick Meglin with script.

Future TV Ad (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Phony ad storyboard for KLM Airlines.
Reprints

Vending Machines of The Future (Table of Contents: 7)

Out of Order Dept. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Shows various future vending machines such as for livestock, autos, and more vending machines.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Camp (Table of Contents: 8)

Poison Ivy Dept. / text story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Melvin Cowznofsky
Synopsis
Story of Melvin's summer at Camp Pot-Ra-Zee-Bee.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit per info from Al Feldstein in the book Al Feldstein: The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein.

Why I Left The Army And Became A Civilian (Table of Contents: 9)

Section 8 Dept. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Story of the ways civilian life is much better than Army life.
Reprints

AsP Super-Duper Markets (Table of Contents: 10)

Shopping Dept. / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Laikin
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Phony supermarket ad with items never sold in stores.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of A&P Supermarkets ad. Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Morbid Dick (Table of Contents: 11)

Literary Movie Dept. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Captain Aslob [Legory Peck]; Fishmeal [Richard Basehearted]; Queeg-Queeg; Father Maplesyrup [Osome Bells]; Morbid Dick; Mr. Starstruck [Lee O'Genn]
Synopsis
Tells the tale of the ill-fated voyage of the Peckwad in a vain attempt to kill the white whale.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of movie "Moby Dick." Script credit per Al Feldstein, from the book Feldstein:The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein.

Products for TV Commercials, Inc. (Table of Contents: 12)

Comparrison Proves Cept. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Offerings from a company that makes products and props used as "Brand X" to compare to advertised products on tv.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Products compared to include: Halo Shampoo; Nash Rambler Autos; Bufferin; Goodrich Tires; Clorets Breath Mints; Arrid Deodorant; Remington Shavers; Rolaids Antacid; Bristol-Myers medicines; Anahist medicine. Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.
Reprint accidentally removes "f" from "for" in title. Correct title on contents page.

Wedding Album (Table of Contents: 13)

Oh, Promise Me Dept. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood [as Wally Balloo]
Inks
Wally Wood [as Wally Balloo]
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Wally Balloo
Synopsis
Typical wedding pictures contrasted with pictures of the same couple six months later.
Reprints

Gunsmoked (Table of Contents: 14)

Western Dept. / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Madd Dillinger; Gambler Dan; Blacksmith Sam; Chestnut; Doc; Kiddie; Mayor Melvin
Synopsis
Quick recap of typical plots from the show.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of tv show "Gunsmoke." Script credit per Al Feldstein, from the book Feldstein:The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein.

Scenes We'd Like To See: The Faithful Dog (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A hunter is stuck in a bear trap and sends his dog back to town for help, whereupon the dog is captured by the local dog catcher.
Reprints

$ucce$$ $tory (Table of Contents: 16)

Healthy Competition Dept. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Edgar J. Frimp; Edgar's father; Thelma Hendershot; Melvin Frimp; Selma Frimp; Percy Frimp
Synopsis
Story of Edgar's rise to the presidency of a corporation.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Baseball's Hall of Shame (Table of Contents: 17)

Spoil-Sports Dept. / text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Quentin Scurvy; Edgar Simian; Omar Stagmire; Jerome McNasty; Chester Ripp; Boris Duckbill; Soames Grulnik; Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis
Phony dedication plaques for Hall of Shame inductees.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

High-School Dance (Table of Contents: 18)

Having A Ball Dept. / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Aida Soto Voce; Hy Octane; Osgood Z'Beard; Gwendolyn Furd
Synopsis
Story of planning and evening's events at a typical high school dance.
Reprints

Real Estate Ads (Table of Contents: 19)

Home-Sweet-Homes Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Wally Wood; Jack Kamen (home rendering)
Inks
Wally Wood; Jack Kamen (home rendering)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Furd famliy
Synopsis
The Furds find an attractive real estate ad only to be disappointed by the actual home.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit per info from Al Feldstein in the book Al Feldstein: The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein.

Future TV Ad (Table of Contents: 20)

Soft-Sell Advertising Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Charlie; Bill
Synopsis
Phony ad storyboard for Schveppes Activated Sparkling Seltzer.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (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. Contents
  3. 2. Walt Dizzy Presents Dizzyland
    TV Dept.
  4. 3. Item
    Newspapers Dept.
  5. 4. Scenes We'd Like To See: The Man On The Ledge
    Hollywood Dept.
  6. 5. Bowling
    Sports Dept.
  7. 6. Future TV Ad
    Soft-Sell Advertising Dept.
  8. 7. Vending Machines of The Future
    Out of Order Dept.
  9. 8. Camp
    Poison Ivy Dept.
  10. 9. Why I Left The Army And Became A Civilian
    Section 8 Dept.
  11. 10. AsP Super-Duper Markets
    Shopping Dept.
  12. 11. Morbid Dick
    Literary Movie Dept.
  13. 12. Products for TV Commercials, Inc.
    Comparrison Proves Cept.
  14. 13. Wedding Album
    Oh, Promise Me Dept.
  15. 14. Gunsmoked
    Western Dept.
  16. 15. Scenes We'd Like To See: The Faithful Dog
    Hollywood Dept.
  17. 16. $ucce$$ $tory
    Healthy Competition Dept.
  18. 17. Baseball's Hall of Shame
    Spoil-Sports Dept.
  19. 18. High-School Dance
    Having A Ball Dept.
  20. 19. Real Estate Ads
    Home-Sweet-Homes Dept.
  21. 20. Future TV Ad
    Soft-Sell Advertising Dept.
  22. 21. ["Are you an organization man ...who's sick of his organization?"]
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