(1978)

EC, 1970 Series
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Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
86
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
709893408027
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Most items in this issue are reprints, but the issue states there are 16 pages of previously unpublished material.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painted)
Inks:
? (painted)
Colors:
? (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

A Mind-Blowing Incident (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man blow-drying his hair is mistaken for a man with a gun.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Mad Plan for Foiling Obnoxious Sales and Business People (Table of Contents: 3)

Pitch Switch Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Six examples of how to deal with obnoxious salespeople.
Reprints:

Labor Pains (Table of Contents: 4)

Our Capitalist Schtick Society Dept / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnoldo Franchioni
Pencils:
Arnoldo Franchioni
Inks:
Arnoldo Franchioni

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Cartoons highlighting the difference between management and labor in the workforce.

Citizen's Arrests (Table of Contents: 5)

Short Arm of the Law Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous citizen's arrests for normal everyday happenings.

Public Service Announcements We Really Need (Table of Contents: 6)

TV Freebies Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Harry North
Inks:
Harry North
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
President Richard Nixon; Bubba Nerdnoy; Eddie Albert; Jack Webb; Sonny Bono; Jerry Van Dyke
Synopsis:
Humorous public service announcements.

Civil Service Exams (Table of Contents: 7)

Tests for the Testy Dept. / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Fake Civil Service exams.
Reprints:

8 "James Bomb" Bomb Movies (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Parody of 8 James Bond films.

The Mad Crisis Primier (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks:
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

One Day on a Tennis Court (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two men play tennis.
Reprints:

Mad Shock-Sticks (Table of Contents: 11)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

Indexer Notes

Page introducing the insert that is indexed in the next sequence.

[Mad Shock-Sticks] (Table of Contents: 12)

insert or dust jacket / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Page count unknown (missing from indexers issue).

Stickers with wacky Mad type sayings on them.

Mad's "Singles Only" Resort Owner of the Year (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mark Spritz; Mr. Randolph Ripoff
Synopsis:
Mark Spritz interviews the owner of a singles resort.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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
Synopsis:
Black Spy tricks the White Spy with a cake with a file in it.

Unavoidable Exercises for the Urban Dweller (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A look at hectic life and the exercise people get everyday on a big city street.
Reprints:

The Lighter Side of... Cold Weather (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

At "The National Association of Professional Glass-Eaters" Banquet (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

A Downer Is (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks:
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Eat Out and Lose Weight! (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Gore
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
How to eat out and still lose weight.

The Six Million Dollars, Man! (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lee Majors [as Steel Awesome]; Richard Anderson [as Roscoe]; Bobby Riggs; Otto Preminger [as Werner Won Ton]; Martin Balsam [as Dr. Balsawood]
Synopsis:
In a parody of the TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man," an astronaut injured in an accident is given bionic implants and must rescue the surgeon who implanted them from his Soviet abductors.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of the TV show Six Million Dollar Man.

Mad Solutions to Big City Doggie-Do Problems (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous ways to pick up after your dog in the city.
Reprints:

One Day in a Run-Down Shack (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
An inventor invents the first bullet-proof vest.
Reprints:

The Lighter Side of... the High Cost of Living (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

1974 Hospital Supply Catalogue (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous hospital supplies.

Bluff that Mugger! (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Bruce Day
Inks:
Bruce Day
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous ways to bluff a mugger.
Reprints:

The Zing (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Paul Newman [as Henry Goniff]; Robert Redford [as Johnny Looker]; Robert Shaw [as Dull Irishman]; Charles Durning [as Lt. Snide]; Robert Earl Jones [as Lothar]; Eileen Brennan [as Billie]; Dana Elcar [as Agent Poke]
Synopsis:
In a parody of the film "The Sting," two con men run an elaborate con on a crime boss in retaliation for the killing of one of the men's partner.
Reprints:

One Day in the Patent Office (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Another Mad Mini-Poster / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Santa Clause
Synopsis:
Santa writes Virginia a letter explaining that with the cost of living there is no Santa Claus this year.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A Mind-Blowing Incident
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Mad Plan for Foiling Obnoxious Sales and Business People
    Pitch Switch Dept.
  5. 4. Labor Pains
    Our Capitalist Schtick Society Dept
  6. 5. Citizen's Arrests
    Short Arm of the Law Dept.
  7. 6. Public Service Announcements We Really Need
    TV Freebies Dept.
  8. 7. Civil Service Exams
    Tests for the Testy Dept.
  9. 8. 8 "James Bomb" Bomb Movies
  10. 9. The Mad Crisis Primier
  11. 10. One Day on a Tennis Court
  12. 11. Mad Shock-Sticks
  13. 12. [Mad Shock-Sticks]
  14. 13. Mad's "Singles Only" Resort Owner of the Year
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Spy Vs Spy
  16. 15. Unavoidable Exercises for the Urban Dweller
  17. 16. The Lighter Side of... Cold Weather
    The Lighter Side
  18. 17. At "The National Association of Professional Glass-Eaters" Banquet
  19. 18. A Downer Is
  20. 19. Eat Out and Lose Weight!
  21. 20. The Six Million Dollars, Man!
  22. 21. Mad Solutions to Big City Doggie-Do Problems
  23. 22. One Day in a Run-Down Shack
  24. 23. The Lighter Side of... the High Cost of Living
  25. 24. 1974 Hospital Supply Catalogue
  26. 25. Bluff that Mugger!
  27. 26. The Zing
  28. 27. One Day in the Patent Office
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Mad Fold-In
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Another Mad Mini-Poster
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