MAD #70
(April 1962)

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

[no title indexed] (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
Alfred and another skater barrel-jump at the same time.
Reprints

I Dreamed My Husband Caught Me Posing in My Maidenform Bra (Table of Contents: 1)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lester Krauss (photo)
Inks
Lester Krauss (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A model gets caught lying to her husband about her photo shoot.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Alfred's Poor Almanac (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Satirical anecdotes for every day of February and March.

Museum of Madison Avenue (Table of Contents: 3)

Exhibit "A's" Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Belkin
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Museum dedicated to famous advertising icons and campaigns.

In a Doctor's Office (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A doctor keeps getting punched in the face.
Reprints

More Efficient Snow Removal (Table of Contents: 5)

Getting the Drift Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Innovative ways to remove heavy snowfall from neighborhood streets.
Reprints

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 6)

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 White Spy gives the Black Spy a booby-trapped present.

Celebrities' Wallets (Table of Contents: 7)

Screwball in the Back Pocket Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jerry Lewis; Dean Martin
Synopsis
Items from Jerry Lewis's wallet.

The Lighter Side of Entertaining (Table of Contents: 8)

Guesting Game Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Series of gags related to entertaining at home.
Reprints

Six Comics in Search of a Punch Line (Table of Contents: 9)

Special Delivery Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Belkin
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Henny Youngman; Bill Dana [as Jose Jimenez]; Bob Newhart; Shelley Berman; Sam Levinson; Milton Berle
Synopsis
Six popular standup comics tell the same situational joke in their own comic style.
Reprints

Some Valentines We Rarely Get to See (Table of Contents: 10)

Love's Old Sweet Studio Card Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jimmie Hodges-Fitzgerald
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Valentines for specific situations.

A TV Scene We'd Like to See (Table of Contents: 11)

Tape Me to Your Leader Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A supposedly live broadcast begins with a countdown leader.

Indexer Notes

Stock illustrations of numerical film leaders illustrate the joke.

Movies in Flight (Table of Contents: 12)

You Ain't Seen Nuttin' Jet Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
How air travel has changed due to in-flight movies.
Reprints

Some Pages From a Satirist's Notebook (Table of Contents: 13)

Notes to You Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Schneider
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
Bob Clarke

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Satirical short stories revolving around a cartoonist.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 14)

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 White Spy tries to bomb the Black Spy.
Reprints

Route 67 (Table of Contents: 15)

Bums Away Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Martin Milner [as Ted Stools]; George Maharias [as Bud Mudrock]; Red Skelton [as Freddie the Freeloader]; Mary Worth
Synopsis
Parody of the television show "Route 66".
Reprints

The Telephone (Table of Contents: 16)

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 talks to a telephone operator in a dangerous location.
Reprints

Another Mad Peek Through the Microscope (Table of Contents: 17)

Microfolk Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Hahn
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Series of spot gags revolving around microscopic organisms.
Reprints

Scenes We'd Like to See (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A mountain climber encounters the abominable snowman.
Reprints

The North American Veeblefetzer Corporation Annual Report (Table of Contents: 19)

Taking Stock-Holders Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Don Reilly
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
The annual report of a less-than-competent corporation.
Reprints

Nuclear Jitters (Table of Contents: 20)

From Fear to Eternity Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A man builds a bomb shelter.

God Bless Our Bomb Shelter (Table of Contents: 21)

A Mad Sampler / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as M. Step] (signed)
Inks
? [as M. Step] (signed)
Colors
? [as M. Step] (signed)
Letters
? [as M. Step] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Humorous embroidery.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Dreamed My Husband Caught Me Posing in My Maidenform Bra
  3. 2. Alfred's Poor Almanac
  4. 3. Museum of Madison Avenue
    Exhibit "A's" Dept.
  5. 4. In a Doctor's Office
    Don Martin Dept.
  6. 5. More Efficient Snow Removal
    Getting the Drift Dept.
  7. 6. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  8. 7. Celebrities' Wallets
    Screwball in the Back Pocket Dept.
  9. 8. The Lighter Side of Entertaining
    Guesting Game Dept.
  10. 9. Six Comics in Search of a Punch Line
    Special Delivery Dept.
  11. 10. Some Valentines We Rarely Get to See
    Love's Old Sweet Studio Card Dept.
  12. 11. A TV Scene We'd Like to See
    Tape Me to Your Leader Dept.
  13. 12. Movies in Flight
    You Ain't Seen Nuttin' Jet Dept.
  14. 13. Some Pages From a Satirist's Notebook
    Notes to You Dept.
  15. 14. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  16. 15. Route 67
    Bums Away Dept.
  17. 16. The Telephone
    Don Martin Dept.
  18. 17. Another Mad Peek Through the Microscope
    Microfolk Dept.
  19. 18. Scenes We'd Like to See
    Hollywood Dept.
  20. 19. The North American Veeblefetzer Corporation Annual Report
    Taking Stock-Holders Dept.
  21. 20. Nuclear Jitters
    From Fear to Eternity Dept.
  22. 21. God Bless Our Bomb Shelter
    A Mad Sampler
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne