(1973)

EC, 1970 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
136
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Albert B. Feldstein; Jerry De Fuccio (associate); Nick Meglin (associate)
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Mad Super Special (Table of Contents)

Mad Super Special / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Davis; Harvey Kurtzman; Jack Rickard
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?
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?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman; Batboy; Rubin

The Nostalgic Mad No. 2 (Table of Contents: 1)

Mad / cover / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
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?
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?
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?

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humor
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Indexer Notes

Front cover of comic book insert.

Mad Reader (Part 1 of 6) (Table of Contents: 2)

Special Feature Dept. / filler / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Basil Wolverton (signed)
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?
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?
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?

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humor
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Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover of comic book insert.

Hah! Noon! (Table of Contents: 3)

Western Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Jack Davis (signed)
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?
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?
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?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Marshall Kane
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Indexer Notes

Spoof of motion picture "High Noon."

Mad Reader (Part 2 of 6) (Table of Contents: 4)

Special Feature Dept. / filler / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Basil Wolverton
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?
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?

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humor
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Sound Effects! (Table of Contents: 5)

Comic Book Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Wally Wood (signed)
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?

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humor
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Mad Reader (Part 3 of 6) (Table of Contents: 6)

Special Feature Dept. / filler / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Basil Wolverton
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?
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?

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humor
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Ping Pong! (Table of Contents: 7)

Horror Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
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?
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?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Ping Pong
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Indexer Notes

Spoof of motion picture "King Kong."
Script credit from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

Mad Reader (Part 4 of 6) (Table of Contents: 8)

Special Feature Dept. / filler / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Basil Wolverton
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?

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humor
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Batboy and Rubin (Table of Contents: 9)

Hero Worship Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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?
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Wally Wood (signed)
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?

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humor; satire-parody
Characters
Batboy; Rubin
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

Indexer Notes

Spoof of comic book heroes Batman and Robin.

Mad Reader (Part 5 of 6) (Table of Contents: 10)

Special Feature Dept. / filler / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Basil Wolverton
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humor
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Mad Reader (Part 6 of 6) (Table of Contents: 11)

Special Feature Dept. / filler / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Basil Wolverton
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humor
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Inside Back Cover.

Tales Calculated to Drive You Mad (Table of Contents: 12)

Mad / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?

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humor; satire-parody
Characters
Mona Lisa
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  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series) #14

Indexer Notes

Parody of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa"; back
cover of comic book insert.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mad Super Special / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
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humor

When the "All in the Family" Gimmick Spreads to Other Types of TV Shows (Table of Contents: 14)

Fruit of the Bigotry Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
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Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Spiro Agnew; Johnny Carson; Doc Severinsen; Ed
McMahon; Captain Kangaroo; Monty Hall
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

The Sky-Jacker (Table of Contents: 15)

Fall Guy Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

A Mad Look at Zoo Veterinarians (Table of Contents: 16)

Animal Quackers Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

Mad's Famous Gas Station Attendant Course (Table of Contents: 17)

Hire Education Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
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humor
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Mad Scrambles (Table of Contents: 18)

Assorted Nutties Dept. / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Gore
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
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Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

A Mad Look at Some Rules of Etiquette (Table of Contents: 19)

Emily Post-Mortems Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils
Paul Peter Porges
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Paul Peter Porges
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Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

If Everyone Talked Like Don Rickles (Table of Contents: 20)

Blasting Impression Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Earle Doud
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Don Rickles; Ed McMahon; Johnny Carson; Joey Bishop; Ed Sullivan; Merv Griffin; Lawrence Welk;
Lennon Sisters; Bert Parks; Captain Kangaroo; Mr.
Green Jeans; Chet Huntley; David Brinkley; Charlie
Brown; Lucy Van Pelt; Schroeder; Snoopy; Violet;
Count Dracula [Bela Lugosi]; Boris Karloff; Tarzan; Jane
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

A Mad "Show Biz Success Story" (Table of Contents: 21)

A Wart-Winning Tale Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dean Norman
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
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Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

Mad's Lifetime Chart of Attitudes and Behavior (Table of Contents: 22)

Stage of Mind Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Paul Coker, Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker, Jr.
Letters
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Genre
humor
Synopsis
Certain topics are explored through life from ages 7, 14, 20, 35, 50, and 70.
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The Lighter Side of ... Birthdays (Table of Contents: 23)

Berg's-Eye View Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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humor
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The Month Before Christmas (Table of Contents: 24)

Gift-Rapping Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Don Martin
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Don Martin
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humor
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A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes at a Hospital (Table of Contents: 25)

Inside-Ouch Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
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Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

Specific Income Tax Forms for Specific Professions (Table of Contents: 26)

Taxation Without Misrepresentation Dept. / filler / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lou Silverstone
Letters
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Genre
humor
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  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

The Facts of Life (& Death) (Table of Contents: 27)

Bitter Things for Bitter Living through Chemistry Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ronnie Nathan
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
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humor
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Horrifying Cliches (Table of Contents: 28)

Spooking from Pictures Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
May Sakami
Pencils
Paul Coker, Jr.
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Paul Coker, Jr.
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humor
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The High Diver (Table of Contents: 29)

Elephant Joke Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge

Genre
humor
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A Mad Look at Celebrities in Real-Life Situations (Table of Contents: 30)

V.I. Peek Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
John Johns
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Jackie Kennedy Onassis; Aristotle Onassis; Sammy
Davis, Jr.; John Lennon; Yoko Ono; Hugh Hefner;
Frank Sinatra; Richard Nixon; Pat Nixon; Spiro
Agnew; Mrs. Agnew; Dean Martin; Mrs. Martin
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On the Trail with a Zoologist (Table of Contents: 31)

Don Martin Dept. Part 1 / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
Don Martin

Genre
humor
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Condemner Reports (Table of Contents: 32)

Berating the Ratings Dept. / text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
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Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a parody of the magazine "Consumer Reports," products are rated based on dubious standards.
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Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 33)

Joke and Dagger Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Anthony Prohias
Pencils
Anthony Prohias
Inks
Anthony Prohias

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

Protest Demonstrations (Table of Contents: 34)

Bombing the Ban-ers Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
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Sergio Aragones

Genre
humor
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One Day in the Mountains (Table of Contents: 35)

Don Martin Dept. Part 2 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Martin
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Don Martin
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Don Martin
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humor
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Mad Green Paper (Table of Contents: 36)

The Wrong Side of the Tracts Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Hart
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Harry Reasonable
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One Day on a Hike (Table of Contents: 37)

Don Martin Dept. Part 3 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
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Genre
humor
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  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

Mad's "Do-It-Yourself" Modern Movie Ads (Table of Contents: 38)

Slime Pickings Dept. / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
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Genre
humor
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Indexer Notes

This same story is reprinted in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #30

The Lighter Side of Wheels (Table of Contents: 39)

Berg's-Eye View Dept. Part 3 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

Indexer Notes

Feature is erroneously labeled "Part III" but
there is no Part II in this issue.

Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 40)

Joke and Dagger Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Anthony Prohias
Pencils
Anthony Prohias
Inks
Anthony Prohias

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

You Know You're Really in Trouble When ... (Table of Contents: 41)

Hot Water Bag Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
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Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

If TV Shows Were Actually Like Their "Capsuled Descriptions" (Table of Contents: 42)

Condensed Milking Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Earle Doud
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Dean Martin; George Hamilton; Nancy Sinatra;
Spanky; Pat Paulsen; Marlin Perkins; Jim Fowler;
Walter Cronkite; David Susskind; Gore Vidal;
Norman Mailer; Lawrence Welk; Cy Coleman; Bob
McAllister; Bil Baird; Kyle Rote
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents lists title as, "If TV Shows Were Actually Like Their 'Capsuled Descriptions'"

The Heist (Table of Contents: 43)

Safe on Second Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

A Mad Look at Antiques of the Future (Table of Contents: 44)

Here Today, Dear Tomorrow Dept. / photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Photographs (Irving Schild)
Inks
Photographs (Irving Schild)
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humor
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What Is a Born Winner? (Table of Contents: 45)

Every Clod Has a Silver Lining Dept. / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones
Letters
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Genre
humor
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During a Summer Shower (Table of Contents: 46)

Don Martin Dept. Part 4 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
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Genre
humor
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Bullbit (Table of Contents: 47)

God Save McQueen Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Lieutenant Bullbit; Walter Charmless; Cassie; Doc; Dullgetter; Killer; Johnny Thug
Synopsis
In a parody of the film "Bullitt," after an attack on his partner by organized crime, a police detective conducts a one-man war on those responsible.
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Indexer Notes

Parody of the 1968 movie, "Bullitt"

[untitled] (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • From Mad (E.C., 1952 series)

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover (full color).

[untitled] (Table of Contents: 49)

A Valentine to All Our Mad Readers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Norman Mingo (signed)
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?
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?
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?

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humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman
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Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mad Super Special
    Mad Super Special
  2. 1. The Nostalgic Mad No. 2
    Mad
  3. 2. Mad Reader (Part 1 of 6)
    Special Feature Dept.
  4. 3. Hah! Noon!
    Western Dept.
  5. 4. Mad Reader (Part 2 of 6)
    Special Feature Dept.
  6. 5. Sound Effects!
    Comic Book Dept.
  7. 6. Mad Reader (Part 3 of 6)
    Special Feature Dept.
  8. 7. Ping Pong!
    Horror Dept.
  9. 8. Mad Reader (Part 4 of 6)
    Special Feature Dept.
  10. 9. Batboy and Rubin
    Hero Worship Dept.
  11. 10. Mad Reader (Part 5 of 6)
    Special Feature Dept.
  12. 11. Mad Reader (Part 6 of 6)
    Special Feature Dept.
  13. 12. Tales Calculated to Drive You Mad
    Mad
  14. 13. [Table of Contents]
    Mad Super Special
  15. 14. When the "All in the Family" Gimmick Spreads to Other Types of TV Shows
    Fruit of the Bigotry Dept.
  16. 15. The Sky-Jacker
    Fall Guy Dept.
  17. 16. A Mad Look at Zoo Veterinarians
    Animal Quackers Dept.
  18. 17. Mad's Famous Gas Station Attendant Course
    Hire Education Dept.
  19. 18. Mad Scrambles
    Assorted Nutties Dept.
  20. 19. A Mad Look at Some Rules of Etiquette
    Emily Post-Mortems Dept.
  21. 20. If Everyone Talked Like Don Rickles
    Blasting Impression Dept.
  22. 21. A Mad "Show Biz Success Story"
    A Wart-Winning Tale Dept.
  23. 22. Mad's Lifetime Chart of Attitudes and Behavior
    Stage of Mind Dept.
  24. 23. The Lighter Side of ... Birthdays
    Berg's-Eye View Dept.
  25. 24. The Month Before Christmas
    Gift-Rapping Dept.
  26. 25. A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes at a Hospital
    Inside-Ouch Dept.
  27. 26. Specific Income Tax Forms for Specific Professions
    Taxation Without Misrepresentation Dept.
  28. 27. The Facts of Life (& Death)
    Bitter Things for Bitter Living through Chemistry Dept.
  29. 28. Horrifying Cliches
    Spooking from Pictures Dept.
  30. 29. The High Diver
    Elephant Joke Dept.
  31. 30. A Mad Look at Celebrities in Real-Life Situations
    V.I. Peek Dept.
  32. 31. On the Trail with a Zoologist
    Don Martin Dept. Part 1
  33. 32. Condemner Reports
    Berating the Ratings Dept.
  34. 33. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Dept.
  35. 34. Protest Demonstrations
    Bombing the Ban-ers Dept.
  36. 35. One Day in the Mountains
    Don Martin Dept. Part 2
  37. 36. Mad Green Paper
    The Wrong Side of the Tracts Dept.
  38. 37. One Day on a Hike
    Don Martin Dept. Part 3
  39. 38. Mad's "Do-It-Yourself" Modern Movie Ads
    Slime Pickings Dept.
  40. 39. The Lighter Side of Wheels
    Berg's-Eye View Dept. Part 3
  41. 40. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Dept.
  42. 41. You Know You're Really in Trouble When ...
    Hot Water Bag Dept.
  43. 42. If TV Shows Were Actually Like Their "Capsuled Descriptions"
    Condensed Milking Dept.
  44. 43. The Heist
    Safe on Second Dept.
  45. 44. A Mad Look at Antiques of the Future
    Here Today, Dear Tomorrow Dept.
  46. 45. What Is a Born Winner?
    Every Clod Has a Silver Lining Dept.
  47. 46. During a Summer Shower
    Don Martin Dept. Part 4
  48. 47. Bullbit
    God Save McQueen Dept.
  49. 48. [untitled]
    Mad Fold-In
  50. 49. [untitled]
    A Valentine to All Our Mad Readers
This issue was most recently modified by:
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