(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:
  • From ?

[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.
Reprints:
  • From ?

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:
  • From ?

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:
  • From ?

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Reprints:
  • From ?

[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.
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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.
Reprints:
  • From ?

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:
  • From ?

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:
  • From ?

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.
Reprints:
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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:
  • From ?

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.
Reprints:
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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.
Reprints:
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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:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
What TV stand-by cards may look like in other countries.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Comics as an Aid to Education (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Lowbrow
Synopsis:
A Dick Tracy comic strip if it was used to educate kids on proper grammar.
Reprints:
  • From ?

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:
  • From ?

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:
  • From ?

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.
Reprints:
  • From ?

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:
  • From ?

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:
  • From ?

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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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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  • Mike Nielsen
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