MAD #64
(July 1961)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly except for February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Al Feldstein
Color
color (#1-23, 400-550); color cover with black & white interior (#24-399)
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US (#1-23); magazine size (#24 onward)
Paper Stock
glossy cover
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Special Jackpot Issue (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelly Freas
Inks
Kelly Freas
Colors
Kelly Freas
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Three Alfreds on the slot machine wins you a jackpot of fruit.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee ?
Pencils
Al Jaffee ?
Inks
Al Jaffee ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take TNT and See
Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Tea Council print ads.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

If There'd Been a Madison Ave. Down Through History (Table of Contents: 2)

That Old Ad-Age Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Ad campaigns based on historical items.

A Mad Look at the Telephone (Table of Contents: 3)

Berg's Eye View Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A series of phone-related gags.
Reprints

Scenes We'd Like to See (Table of Contents: 4)

Hollywood Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of movie deathbed scenes.
Reprints

The Mad Treasury of Unknown Poetry Volume III (Table of Contents: 5)

Verse of the People Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of famous poems.
Reprints

A Young Man's Ambition (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man bets his future success on his dazzling smile.

A Mad Guide For Baby Sitters (Table of Contents: 7)

Squatters' Rights Dept / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Hans Katzenjammer; Fritz Katzenjammer; Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis
Satirical how-to guide for choosing the best baby sitter.
Reprints

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Antonio Prohias
Pencils
Antonio Prohias
Inks
Antonio Prohias

Genre
humor
Characters
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis
The White Spy tries to ambush the Black Spy by dressing in a cat costume.
Reprints

The Daily Square (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A newspaper geared to the tragically unhip.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit in Worst from Mad (EC, 1958 series) #6.

Boarding the Uptown Bus (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man tries to board an overcrowded city bus.
Reprints

The Business of Baseball (Table of Contents: 11)

Diamonds Are a Boy's Best Friend Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examples of how professional baseball has changed in sixty years.
Reprints

The Typical Summer Resort Ad (Table of Contents: 12)

Trail of the Lonesome Pines Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examples of deceptive advertising for summer resorts.
Reprints

Spy Vs. Spy, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Antonio Prohias
Pencils
Antonio Prohias
Inks
Antonio Prohias

Genre
humor
Characters
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis
The Black Spy trains his dog to attack the White Spy.
Reprints

Sneaky Camera (Table of Contents: 14)

Hocus-Focus Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Arthur Godfrey [as Arthur Gadfly]; Alan Funt [as Alan Funn]
Synopsis
Parody of the television show "Candid Camera".

In the Doctor's Office (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man goes to a doctor for his nervous tic.
Reprints

A Career Awaits You in the Modern Army (Table of Contents: 16)

A Private Joke Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dean Norman
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Careers you can learn while a member of the U.S. military.

Indexer Notes

Alfred E. Neuman makes a cameo appearance as a general.

Bedtime Stories As Told by Job-Conscious Fathers (Table of Contents: 17)

Once-Upon-A-Time-And-A-Half-Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Fairy tales adjusted to specific job situations by their tellers.
Reprints

In the Penny Arcade (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man plays a race course game in a penny arcade.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Special Jackpot Issue
  2. 1. ["Take TNT and See"]
  3. 2. If There'd Been a Madison Ave. Down Through History
    That Old Ad-Age Dept.
  4. 3. A Mad Look at the Telephone
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  5. 4. Scenes We'd Like to See
    Hollywood Dept.
  6. 5. The Mad Treasury of Unknown Poetry Volume III
    Verse of the People Dept.
  7. 6. A Young Man's Ambition
    Don Martin Dept.
  8. 7. A Mad Guide For Baby Sitters
    Squatters' Rights Dept
  9. 8. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.
  10. 9. The Daily Square
  11. 10. Boarding the Uptown Bus
    Don Martin Dept.
  12. 11. The Business of Baseball
    Diamonds Are a Boy's Best Friend Dept.
  13. 12. The Typical Summer Resort Ad
    Trail of the Lonesome Pines Dept.
  14. 13. Spy Vs. Spy, Part 2
    Joke & Dagger Dept.
  15. 14. Sneaky Camera
    Hocus-Focus Dept.
  16. 15. In the Doctor's Office
    Don Martin Dept.
  17. 16. A Career Awaits You in the Modern Army
    A Private Joke Dept.
  18. 17. Bedtime Stories As Told by Job-Conscious Fathers
    Once-Upon-A-Time-And-A-Half-Dept.
  19. 18. In the Penny Arcade
    Don Martin Dept.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne