(1973)

EC, 1970 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Albert B. Feldstein; Jerry De Fuccio (associate editor); Nick Meglin (associate editor)
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Mingo (painted)
Inks
Norman Mingo (painted)
Colors
Norman Mingo (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman; Archie Bunker

The Magic Spell (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A princess kisses a frog, but it's not the frog that changes afterward.
Reprints
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[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 2)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Mad Road Signs Through History (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Broomhilda (cameo); Moses (cameo); Cowardly Lion (cameo)
Synopsis
Funny road signs throughout history.
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Don Martin Looks at Men's Fashions (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A humorous look at young men's fashions.
Reprints
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The Photo Contest (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Antonio Prohías
Pencils
Antonio Prohías
Inks
Antonio Prohías

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man tries to create a fake photo of the Loch Ness monster to win a contest.
Reprints
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Mad's Famous Waitress Course (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
How to be a waitress.
Reprints

A Mad Peek at What They're Really Writing (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
Bob Clarke

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A look at various notes, like what a psychiatrist writes when with a patient.
Reprints

The Lighter Side of... Summer Jobs (Table of Contents: 8)

The Lighter Side of... / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Humorous strips about teenagers getting summer jobs.
Reprints

On a Cruise to a South Sea Island (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A couple throws a coin in a wishing well on a south sea island.
Reprints

Who Knows What Evils Lurk in the Hearts of Men? The Shadow Knows (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Peoples shadows give away their real feelings during various activities.
Reprints

You Know You're Really A Nobody When... (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kent
Pencils
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
How to tell if you are really a nobody.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Spy Vs Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Antonio Prohías
Pencils
Antonio Prohías
Inks
Antonio Prohías

Genre
humor
Characters
White Spy; Black Spy

When We Have the Future "Long-Long" Cigarette (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
What would happen if cigarettes were super-long.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, ya dumb egghead creep...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Page introducing/explaining the bound in 33 1/3 record, indexed in the next sequence.

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

insert or dust jacket / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?

Indexer Notes

A 33 1/3 inch record that was bound into this magazine. The 2 pages are not included in the total page count of the issue.

Gall in the Family Fare (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Starchie Bunker; Meathead; Gloriosky; Meek; Adolph Hitler
Synopsis
Starchie's old war buddy comes for a visit.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of the TV show "All in the Family".

What Is a Kid Brother? (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A humorous look at kid brothers.
Reprints

If This "Nudity" Trend in Movies Ever Spreads to the Comics (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lou Silverstone
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Charlie Brown; Lucy; Andy Capp; Beetle Baily; Sarge; Dick Tracy; Pruneface; Popeye; Pluto; Pogo; Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis
A look at comic strips if the trend of nudity in films were to be allowed in comic strips.
Reprints

The MAD Book of Etiquette and Good Manners (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A humorous look at good manners.
Reprints

MAD Peek Behind the Scenes at the Phone Company (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Earle Doud
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A look at what goes on inside the phone company.
Reprints
  • From ?

One Night in a Restaurant (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A customer has a hair in their soup.
Reprints

The MAD Plan for Halting the Hijacking of Planes (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Humorous ways to stop people from hijacking planes.
Reprints

Passionate Gun Love (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A parody of magazines like Guns & Ammo.
Reprints

A Nostalgic Look at Dogs (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dean Norman
Pencils
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Childhood memories that involve dogs.
Reprints

The Kidney Transplant (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A bad kidney is removed by a group of surgeons.
Reprints

Boredom-12 (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Parody of the TV show Adam-12.
Reprints

Joe Nameth's Wallet (Table of Contents: 27)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Nameth
Synopsis
A look at what is probably in Joe Nameth's wallet.
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More Specialized Self-Defense Books (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Humorous specialized Self-Defense books.
Reprints
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The Lighter Side of... Amusement Parks (Table of Contents: 29)

The Lighter Side / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A humorous look at Amusement Parks.
Reprints
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MAD's "Late Show" Cliche Movie Script (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Purvis
Pencils
Bruce Stark
Inks
Bruce Stark
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A cliche-ridden war movie script.
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Some MAD Articles You Never Got To See (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Paul Coker Jr.; ?
Inks
Paul Coker Jr.; ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints
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Indexer Notes

The two pages have different artwork and neither is signed, though page one appears to be Paul Coker Jr.

If the U.S. Gov't. Ran Everything (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
What would happen if the Government was in charge of Family Life, Sports, Book Publishing and the Collectibles Market.
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The Typical African Movie Before and After Westernization (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A humorous look at movies set in Africa.
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TV Stand-By Cards Around the World (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
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Genre
humor
Synopsis
What TV stand-by cards may look like in other countries.
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Comics as an Aid to Education (Table of Contents: 35)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Dick Tracy; Lowbrow
Synopsis
A Dick Tracy comic strip if it was used to educate kids on proper grammar.
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The Lighter Side of Death (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints
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The Civil War Buffs' Shopping Guide (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
John Wayne
Synopsis
Humorous products for Civil War buffs.
Reprints
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MAD Automobile Inspection Stickers (Table of Contents: 38)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Inspection stickers for the glovebox and dash of a car.
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Hoo-Boy, Columbus! (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Parody of the movie Goodbye, Columbus.
Reprints
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While Clamming in New Jersey (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two guys are digging clams.
Reprints

[The chasm known as the "Grand Canyon" once...] (Table of Contents: 41)

Mad Fold-In / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Colors
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

A TV Ad We'd Like to See (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Colors
Jack Rickard ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Parody of a tooth-paste commercial.
Reprints
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Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Magic Spell
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. Mad Road Signs Through History
  5. 4. Don Martin Looks at Men's Fashions
  6. 5. The Photo Contest
  7. 6. Mad's Famous Waitress Course
  8. 7. A Mad Peek at What They're Really Writing
  9. 8. The Lighter Side of... Summer Jobs
    The Lighter Side of...
  10. 9. On a Cruise to a South Sea Island
  11. 10. Who Knows What Evils Lurk in the Hearts of Men? The Shadow Knows
  12. 11. You Know You're Really A Nobody When...
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Spy Vs Spy
  14. 13. When We Have the Future "Long-Long" Cigarette
  15. 14. ["Hey, ya dumb egghead creep..."]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. Gall in the Family Fare
  18. 17. What Is a Kid Brother?
  19. 18. If This "Nudity" Trend in Movies Ever Spreads to the Comics
  20. 19. The MAD Book of Etiquette and Good Manners
  21. 20. MAD Peek Behind the Scenes at the Phone Company
  22. 21. One Night in a Restaurant
  23. 22. The MAD Plan for Halting the Hijacking of Planes
  24. 23. Passionate Gun Love
  25. 24. A Nostalgic Look at Dogs
  26. 25. The Kidney Transplant
  27. 26. Boredom-12
  28. 27. Joe Nameth's Wallet
  29. 28. More Specialized Self-Defense Books
  30. 29. The Lighter Side of... Amusement Parks
    The Lighter Side
  31. 30. MAD's "Late Show" Cliche Movie Script
  32. 31. Some MAD Articles You Never Got To See
  33. 32. If the U.S. Gov't. Ran Everything
  34. 33. The Typical African Movie Before and After Westernization
  35. 34. TV Stand-By Cards Around the World
  36. 35. Comics as an Aid to Education
    Dick Tracy
  37. 36. The Lighter Side of Death
  38. 37. The Civil War Buffs' Shopping Guide
  39. 38. MAD Automobile Inspection Stickers
  40. 39. Hoo-Boy, Columbus!
  41. 40. While Clamming in New Jersey
  42. 41. [The chasm known as the "Grand Canyon" once...]
    Mad Fold-In
  43. 42. A TV Ad We'd Like to See
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