MAD #75
(December 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

Special Cutting Classes Issue (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Norman Mingo (signed)
Inks
Norman Mingo (signed)
Colors
Norman Mingo (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis
Alfred sits on a stool cutting paper dolls.
Reprints

Pesky Import (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
In a parody of Volkswagen print ads, the Volkswagen Beetle is portrayed as an insect-machine hybrid.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Speaking From Pictures (Table of Contents: 2)

Freedom With Speech Dept. / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gerald Gardner
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
John Kennedy; Lyndon Johnson; Fidel Castro; John Glenn; Jacqueline Kennedy; Caroline Kennedy; Willy Brandt; Richard Nixon; Robert Kennedy; Edward Kennedy
Synopsis
Series of news wire photos spoofing current events through humorous added captions.

Alfred's Poor Almanac (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Satirical anecdotes for every day of the month of October.

Kids Letters to Other World Leaders (Table of Contents: 4)

Innocents Abroad Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pearl Belkin
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examples of letters kindergarten age children might write to various world leaders.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 5)

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 counters the White Spy's proficiency in judo.

The Irving Irving Story (Table of Contents: 6)

There's No Business Like "Snow" Business Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Parody musical based on the life of a parody amalgam of musical composers.
Reprints

Superstitions (Table of Contents: 7)

Hex Marks the Spot Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Mendelsohn
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Humorous enactments of common superstitions.
Reprints

Celebrities' Home Movies (Table of Contents: 8)

A Star is Boring Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel; Arnie Kogan
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
John Wayne; Alfred Hitchcock; Mickey Rooney; Lloyd Bridges; Frank Sinatra; Richard Chamberlain; Stanley Berman
Synopsis
Humorous home movies featuring various film and television celebrities.

"Robinson Crusoe" or On The Beach with Don Martin (Table of Contents: 9)

Friend or Defoe Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Defoe (original story); Don Martin (adaptation)
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Robinson Crusoe; Friday
Synopsis
Adaptation of the novel "Robinson Crusoe", with satirical illustrations by Don Martin.
Reprints

Spy Vs. Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 10)

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; The Gray Spy
Synopsis
The Gray Spy sells munitions to the other two spys.

Intellectual TV Shows Geared to the Seven-Year-Old Mind (Table of Contents: 11)

Vidiot's Delight Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Earle Doud
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
John Kennedy; Chet Huntley; David Brinkley; Pierre Sallinger; Walter Cronkite; Lawrence Spivak; Barry Goldwater
Synopsis
Various news and debate programs are presented with the participants acting like children.

The Lighter Side of Teenagers (Table of Contents: 12)

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
Various humorous situations involving teenage behavior.

A Celebrity's Purse (Table of Contents: 13)

Grab Bag Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Elizabeth Taylor
Synopsis
Items that would be found in Elizabeth Taylor's purse.

Mad's 1962 Football Roundup (Table of Contents: 14)

Varsity Dregs Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Humorous look at College Football.

Chicken: The Magazine for Gentle Men (Table of Contents: 15)

The Call of the Mild Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Earle Doud
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody trade magazine aimed at timid people.
Reprints

The Parting Shot (Table of Contents: 16)

Touch-and-Go Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A dying man indulges in one last act.

Bootyrest - - For the Money That Can Buy Happiness (Table of Contents: 17)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lester Krauss (photo); Jack Rickard
Inks
Lester Krauss (photo); Jack Rickard
Colors
Lester Krauss (photo); Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Beauty Rest mattress print ads; a man only gets a comfortable night's sleep by stuffing his mattress with all of his money.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Special Cutting Classes Issue
  2. 1. Pesky Import
  3. 2. Speaking From Pictures
    Freedom With Speech Dept.
  4. 3. Alfred's Poor Almanac
  5. 4. Kids Letters to Other World Leaders
    Innocents Abroad Dept.
  6. 5. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  7. 6. The Irving Irving Story
    There's No Business Like "Snow" Business Dept.
  8. 7. Superstitions
    Hex Marks the Spot Dept.
  9. 8. Celebrities' Home Movies
    A Star is Boring Dept.
  10. 9. "Robinson Crusoe" or On The Beach with Don Martin
    Friend or Defoe Dept.
  11. 10. Spy Vs. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  12. 11. Intellectual TV Shows Geared to the Seven-Year-Old Mind
    Vidiot's Delight Dept.
  13. 12. The Lighter Side of Teenagers
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  14. 13. A Celebrity's Purse
    Grab Bag Dept.
  15. 14. Mad's 1962 Football Roundup
    Varsity Dregs Dept.
  16. 15. Chicken: The Magazine for Gentle Men
    The Call of the Mild Dept.
  17. 16. The Parting Shot
    Touch-and-Go Dept.
  18. 17. Bootyrest - - For the Money That Can Buy Happiness
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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