(1960)

EC, 1958 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
92
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Albert B. Feldstein
Color
black-and-white interior with color covers
Dimensions
10.75in x 8.25in
Paper Stock
newsprint interior with glossy covers
Binding
squarebound stapled with covers glued
Publishing Format
annual

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Norman Mingo (painted, signed)
Inks
Norman Mingo (painted, signed)
Colors
Norman Mingo (painted, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman

The Most Important ¼ Inch In Smoking Today (Table of Contents: 1)

Parlimatch / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kelly Freas ?
Inks
Kelly Freas ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of ad for Parliament cigarettes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

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

Departments / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Comic Strip Heroes (Taken From Real Life) (Table of Contents: 3)

Famous Funnies Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Conrad Hilton; Werner Von Braun; Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Philip; Prince Charles; Hymie Rickover; Richard Nixon; Pat Nixon; Gamal Abdel Nasser; Nikita Krushchev; Mrs. Krushchev; Alfred E. Neuman; Jimmy Hoffa; Charles DeGaulle; Hubert Humphrey; Adlai Stevenson; Harry Truman; General Douglas McArthur; Li'l Abner (cameo); Daisy Mae (cameo); Snuffy Smith (cameo); Snuffy's wife (cameo); Kayo Mullins (cameo); Moon Mullins (cameo); Steve Canyon (cameo); Alley Oop (cameo); Beetle Bailey (cameo); Killer (cameo); Pogo (cameo); Howland Owl (cameo); Lucy Van Pelt (cameo); Charlie Brown (cameo)
Synopsis
Comic strips about currently famous people, in styles similar to current comic strips.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Little Known Organizations (Table of Contents: 4)

Pressured Groups Dept. / text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Ads for organizations that would oppose actual organizations, such as Alcoholics Unanimous, and Committee To Encourage Juvenile Delinquency.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Basketball (Table of Contents: 5)

Dribble Drivel Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Richard Furd
Synopsis
Satirical look at the sport of basketball.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Not a single black player is depicted.

Fish Story (Table of Contents: 6)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Hotchkins; Mr. Hotchkins's boss
Synopsis
Hotchkins has some fun with fish before cutting off the heads, in his job at the butcher shop.
Reprints

The George Washington Advertising Agency Inc. (Table of Contents: 7)

Nothing But The Truth Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
George Washington; James Arness; Amanda Blake
Synopsis
How ads might look if George Washington were creating them and using his "cannot tell a lie" philosophy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parodies of ads for Armstrong Tires; Pepsi-Cola; L & M Cigarettes; and Cadillac Automobiles.

Combined Television Shows (Table of Contents: 8)

Double Jeopardy Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Laikin
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Friday; Seymour Glad; Katherine Murray; Eleanor Roosevelt; Joe Rosner; Clarence Blechh; Melvin Cowznofski; Michael Anthony; Shorty The Slob; Matt Grappse; Gary Moore (not named); Dave Brinkle; Chet Hunter;
Synopsis
Explores combinations of 2 tv shows into one, with disastrous results.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Bridge: The Aristocrat of Card Games (Table of Contents: 9)

Trick-Or-Cheat Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Charles Groan
Synopsis
Defines common bridge terms, gives advice and shows the pitfalls of playing bridge. Includes a phony newspaper bridge column.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Planned Obsolescence (Table of Contents: 10)

Mirage In The Garage Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Showing the past and current trends in automobile design and predictions of the future.
Reprints

The Hidden Persuaders Become The Hip Persuaders (Table of Contents: 11)

Grey Flannel Goatee Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Belkin
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Miles Davis; Dizzy Gillespie
Synopsis
Parodies of ads, using hip language and celebrities.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

The Old Salt (Table of Contents: 12)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man delicately solves the problem of his parrot going to the bathroom in his shirt.
Reprints

Jack And Jill As Retold By Various Magazines (Table of Contents: 13)

Once More With Feeling Dept. / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Laikin
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jack Smith; Jill Jones; Freddy Furd
Synopsis
The nursery rhyme retold as tales of romance, adventure and crime.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection. Magazines parodied are: Seventeen; Official Detective Stories; True; Confidential; Screen Stories; Modern Romances.

Insurance Policies For Teen-Agers (Table of Contents: 14)

Honestly This Is The Best Policy Dept. / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Ideas for insurance policies against common hazards of teen-agers, such as blind dates and flunking school.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

How A Television Script is Born (Table of Contents: 15)

And Then I Re-Wrote Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Follows a script from the original author through various rewrites, showing how all the meaning and creativity is gradually watered down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

The Fishermen (Table of Contents: 16)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A fisherman drags a boy out of the water, but he is below the size limit so his buddy throws the boy back.
Reprints

Movie Posters For Packing In Every Type Of Audience (Table of Contents: 17)

Film-Flam Dept. / text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
John Wayne; Jayne Mansfield; Ricky Nelson
Synopsis
Different posters for a movie, targeted at different audiences.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

MAD's Cut-Rate Success Symbols (Table of Contents: 18)

Get Rich Cheap Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Fake cheap alternatives to common expensive status symbols.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

MAD's Guide For Novice Drivers (Table of Contents: 19)

This Auto Kill You Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Elihu Fribble
Synopsis
Bad advice for drivers on reading signs, hand signals, how to park, etc.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Junior Additions (Table of Contents: 20)

Crib Sheet Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Little Red Riding Hood; Dennis The Menace
Synopsis
Possible kids' editions of popular magazines, including: Junior Confessions, Tiny Homes and Gardens, Sports Infantile, Truant, Tyke, Pedal Trend, The Saturday Evening Tot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Body-Building And Weight-Lifting (Table of Contents: 21)

Charlie Horse Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Gus Clutz
Synopsis
The problems of body-building.
Reprints

It Pays To Read The Label (Table of Contents: 22)

Conned By The Canned Goods Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed); Larry Maleman (photo)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed); Larry Maleman (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A careful look at 12 of Mama Mia's canned products reveals they are all the same.
Reprints

How To Play Croquet (Table of Contents: 23)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
An unusual way to play the ball when it lands in a kid's mouth.
Reprints

Bullet of Alfred E. Neuman University (Table of Contents: 24)

College Catalog Department / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Skin Diving (Table of Contents: 25)

The Man Who Sinks For Himself Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Problems with skin diving, new developments, and the ultimate return of man to the sea.
Reprints

Miracle Fabrics (Table of Contents: 26)

Ready-To-Swear Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
The good and bad points of modern synthetic fabrics.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

On-The-Job Marching Songs (Table of Contents: 27)

4/4 Time-And-A-Half Dept. / text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Spirit and loyalty building songs for various industries' employees, set to familiar melodies.
Reprints

The Great Bank Robbery (Table of Contents: 28)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A bank robbery goes wrong when no one cares about the hostage.
Reprints

Modern Auto Accidents (Table of Contents: 29)

There's A Ford In Your Suture Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Injuries caused by modern car features such as automatic windows and tailfins.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

Gook (Table of Contents: 30)

Look Back In Anger Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Lassie; Francine Scwine; Norman Vincint Spiel; Albrecht Von Neuman; Richard Nixon; Joe Dimaggio; Little Orphan Annie; Sandy; Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis
Parody of LOOK Magazine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.

In A Penny Arcade (Table of Contents: 31)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
When two men finish playing a boxing game, the mechanical characters take over.
Reprints

One Kind of Husband...Two Kinds of Underwear (Table of Contents: 32)

Hames / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Kelly Freas (signed)
Inks
Kelly Freas (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Eddie Fisher; Elizabeth Taylor; Debbie Reynolds
Synopsis
Satire on Hanes underwear ads.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "Totally MAD" CD collection.
Inside back cover.

Great Moments In Medicine (Table of Contents: 33)

Park-David / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kelly Freas (painted, signed)
Inks
Kelly Freas (painted, signed)
Colors
Kelly Freas (painted, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Company ads.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Most Important ¼ Inch In Smoking Today
    Parlimatch
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Departments
  4. 3. Comic Strip Heroes (Taken From Real Life)
    Famous Funnies Dept.
  5. 4. Little Known Organizations
    Pressured Groups Dept.
  6. 5. Basketball
    Dribble Drivel Dept.
  7. 6. Fish Story
    Don Martin Dept.
  8. 7. The George Washington Advertising Agency Inc.
    Nothing But The Truth Dept.
  9. 8. Combined Television Shows
    Double Jeopardy Dept.
  10. 9. Bridge: The Aristocrat of Card Games
    Trick-Or-Cheat Dept.
  11. 10. Planned Obsolescence
    Mirage In The Garage Dept.
  12. 11. The Hidden Persuaders Become The Hip Persuaders
    Grey Flannel Goatee Dept.
  13. 12. The Old Salt
    Don Martin Dept.
  14. 13. Jack And Jill As Retold By Various Magazines
    Once More With Feeling Dept.
  15. 14. Insurance Policies For Teen-Agers
    Honestly This Is The Best Policy Dept.
  16. 15. How A Television Script is Born
    And Then I Re-Wrote Dept.
  17. 16. The Fishermen
    Don Martin Dept.
  18. 17. Movie Posters For Packing In Every Type Of Audience
    Film-Flam Dept.
  19. 18. MAD's Cut-Rate Success Symbols
    Get Rich Cheap Dept.
  20. 19. MAD's Guide For Novice Drivers
    This Auto Kill You Dept.
  21. 20. Junior Additions
    Crib Sheet Dept.
  22. 21. Body-Building And Weight-Lifting
    Charlie Horse Dept.
  23. 22. It Pays To Read The Label
    Conned By The Canned Goods Dept.
  24. 23. How To Play Croquet
    Don Martin Dept.
  25. 24. Bullet of Alfred E. Neuman University
    College Catalog Department
  26. 25. Skin Diving
    The Man Who Sinks For Himself Dept.
  27. 26. Miracle Fabrics
    Ready-To-Swear Dept.
  28. 27. On-The-Job Marching Songs
    4/4 Time-And-A-Half Dept.
  29. 28. The Great Bank Robbery
    Don Martin Dept.
  30. 29. Modern Auto Accidents
    There's A Ford In Your Suture Dept.
  31. 30. Gook
    Look Back In Anger Dept.
  32. 31. In A Penny Arcade
    Don Martin Dept.
  33. 32. One Kind of Husband...Two Kinds of Underwear
    Hames
  34. 33. Great Moments In Medicine
    Park-David
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