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Most items in this issue are reprints, but the issue states there are 16 pages of previously unpublished material.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