MAD #67
(December 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 Fall Issue (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelly Freas (signed)
Inks
Kelly Freas (signed)
Colors
Kelly Freas (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis
The Mad logo comes loose from its moorings and falls on Alfred.
Reprints

Bayar Needs Fast Relief (Table of Contents: 1)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lester Krauss (photo) ?; Joe Orlando
Inks
Lester Krauss (photo) ?; Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Bayer Aspirin print ads.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Mad Suggestions for Use of New Army Rocket Belt (Table of Contents: 2)

Forward Arch Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Trivial uses of the experimental U.S. Army rocket belt.

The Pogo-Stick Incident (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man disposes of his wife's pogo-stick.
Reprints

Mad's Do-It-Yourself Magazine Covers (Table of Contents: 4)

Beat 'Em to That Pulp Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Magazine covers with blanks and menus of words so you can create your own cover blurbs.

Indexer Notes

Comedian Ed Wynn appears on a movie magazine cover.

Open Office Week (Table of Contents: 5)

Using the Same Principal Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Belkin
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
If children were invited to their parents' workplace to discuss their parents' achievements and progress.
Reprints

Advertising Space on Road Signs (Table of Contents: 6)

Commercial Vehicles Only Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Earle Doud
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
If traffic signs had product placement add-ons.
Reprints

Celebrities' Wallets (Table of Contents: 7)

8-Ball in the Side Pocketbook Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A peek into the wallet of actress Tuesday Weld.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 8)

Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy / 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 and The White Spy disguise themselves as each other.

Reader's Digress (Table of Contents: 9)

Condensed Milking Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Reader's Digest magazine.

Mad's Physical Fitness Program (Table of Contents: 10)

Rally 'Round the Flab, Boys Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dean Norman
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Exercise programs geared to everyday activities.

Extra Care on the World's Largest Jet Fleet (Table of Contents: 11)

Ad Libs Dept. / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of United Airlines print ads.

If Countries Traded People Like Baseball Teams Do (Table of Contents: 12)

Barter-Up Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Belkin
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
John Kennedy; Nikita Kruschev; Lyndon Johnson; Haili Selassie; David Ben-Gurion; Eleanor Roosevelt; Chaing-kai Shek; Gamel Abdul Nassar; Konrad Adenauer; Fidel Castro; Mao-tse Tung; Nehru Gandhi; Charles DeGaulle
Synopsis
The United Nations holds a meeting in which countries trade noted citizens, celebrities and politicians to each other.

A Mad Look at Picnics (Table of Contents: 13)

Ants in Your Plans Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Series of gags with a picnic theme.

When TV Commercials Take Over Completely (Table of Contents: 14)

And Now a Word From Our Entertainer Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
David Susskind; Jack Paar; Cliff Arquette [as Charley Weaver]
Synopsis
Theorizing how television will look if nothing but commercials are broadcast.

Dear American Airlines (Table of Contents: 15)

Ad Libs Dept. / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of American Airlines print ads.

A Day With J-F-K (Table of Contents: 16)

Big-Time Operetta Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
John Kennedy; Jacqueline Kennedy; Caroline Kennedy; Robert Kennedy; Joseph Kennedy; Rose Kennedy; Sargent Shriver; Dwight Eisenhower; Nelson Rockefeller; Richard Nixon; Barry Goldwater; Pierre Salinger; Frank Sinatra; Dean Martin; Peter Lawford; Sammy Davis Jr.; Shirley MacLaine; Joey Bishop
Synopsis
A day in the life of President Kennedy, presented as if it were a Gilbert and Sullivan opera.

The Prison Mess Hall Riot (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Prisoners stage a spontaneous demonstration in the mess hall.
Reprints

Mad's Picture of the Issue (Table of Contents: 18)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Nikita Kruschev; Cherry Thompson; Llewellyn Thompson
Synopsis
A humorous word balloon is added to a UPI wire photo of Premier Kruschev greeting the daughter of a U.S. ambassador.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Fool-Aid (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Kool-Aid print ads.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Special Fall Issue
  2. 1. Bayar Needs Fast Relief
  3. 2. Mad Suggestions for Use of New Army Rocket Belt
    Forward Arch Dept.
  4. 3. The Pogo-Stick Incident
    Don Martin Dept.
  5. 4. Mad's Do-It-Yourself Magazine Covers
    Beat 'Em to That Pulp Dept.
  6. 5. Open Office Week
    Using the Same Principal Dept.
  7. 6. Advertising Space on Road Signs
    Commercial Vehicles Only Dept.
  8. 7. Celebrities' Wallets
    8-Ball in the Side Pocketbook Dept.
  9. 8. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  10. 9. Reader's Digress
    Condensed Milking Dept.
  11. 10. Mad's Physical Fitness Program
    Rally 'Round the Flab, Boys Dept.
  12. 11. Extra Care on the World's Largest Jet Fleet
    Ad Libs Dept.
  13. 12. If Countries Traded People Like Baseball Teams Do
    Barter-Up Dept.
  14. 13. A Mad Look at Picnics
    Ants in Your Plans Dept.
  15. 14. When TV Commercials Take Over Completely
    And Now a Word From Our Entertainer Dept.
  16. 15. Dear American Airlines
    Ad Libs Dept.
  17. 16. A Day With J-F-K
    Big-Time Operetta Dept.
  18. 17. The Prison Mess Hall Riot
    Don Martin Dept.
  19. 18. Mad's Picture of the Issue
  20. 19. Fool-Aid
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne