MAD #95
(June 1965)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.30 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
Norman Mingo (signed)
Inks
Norman Mingo (signed)
Colors
Norman Mingo (signed)
Letters
typeset

A TV Scene We'd Like to See (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
James Franciscus [as John Novak]
Synopsis
A student asks Mr. Novak a question that's actually a subtle dig at actor James Franciscus.

Indexer Notes

Photo is an NBC publicity still from the series "Mr. Novak".

Mad Visits a Typical Teenage Beach Movie (Table of Contents: 2)

It Surfs You Right Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Frankie Avalon; Annette Funicello; Sal Mineo; Bob Crosby; Shelley Fabares; Don Rickles [as Big Drug]; William M. Gaines; Al Feldstein; Paul Anka
Synopsis
Satire of the beach movie genre; a group of teenagers surf, suffer relationship problems, surf some more, and generally act irresponsibly.

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents: 3)

Marginal Thinking Dept. / cartoon / pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Cartoons drawn into the margins of random pages.

Mad's Modern Believe It or Nuts (Table of Contents: 4)

Getting Even with the Odd Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
Bob Clarke; typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the "Ripley's Believe It or Not" cartoon panel; examples of odd people and odd behavior are presented.

If Kids Used Movie Cliches in Everyday Life (Table of Contents: 5)

Off the Beaten Sound-track Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Purvis
Pencils
Paul Coker, Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker, Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examples of children acting out famous overdone movie scenes.
Reprints

Hair Goo (Table of Contents: 6)

Hair 'em Scare 'em Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A niche magazine dedicated to outlandish hairstyles.

Mad Magazine Introduces 43-man Squamish (Table of Contents: 7)

There's a Soccer Born Every Minute Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Mad creates a new sport, a combination of polo, soccer and gang fighting.
Reprints

The Sights and Sounds of the U.S.A.: Small Town, U.S.A. (Table of Contents: 8)

Talk of the Towns Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel; Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Paul Coker, Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker, Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Satirical look at a neighborhood in a typical small town.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 9)

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 booby-traps a bridge.

The Modern Highwayman (Table of Contents: 10)

Iambic Speedometer Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Noyes (plot); James T. Shannon
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
The classic poem "The Highwayman" is updated to reflect modern times.

The Mad Gun Owners and Other Small Bores Primer (Table of Contents: 11)

Nuts With Bolts Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Satirical look at guns, gun owners and hunters, presented in a children's primer format.
Reprints

Typewri-Toons (Table of Contents: 12)

Kiddin' on the Keys Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dean Norman; Bette Norman
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Typewriter fonts are manipulated to create humorous images.

The Lighter Side of Spring (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
The behavior of people during springtime is satirized.
Reprints

A Celebrity's Wallet (Table of Contents: 14)

Billfold-out Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
Bob Clarke; typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examination of the contents of Hugh Hefner's wallet.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 15)

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 tricks the Black Spy into crashing his plane.

Passion Place (Table of Contents: 16)

One Horsing-Around Town Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Hart
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Lloyd Nolan [as Matt Swine]; Terry Moore [as Barbara Anacin]; Barry Coe [as Rodney Hairbrain]; Lana Turner [as Constance McFrenzie]; Diane Varsi [as Allison McFrenzie]; Lee Philips [as Michael Rusty]; Leon Ames [as Mr. Hairbrain]
Synopsis
In a satire of the film "Peyton Place," a newspaper publisher takes the audience on a tour of a town where the population is too busy cheating on each other to get anything constructive done.

Mad's Modern Believe It or Nuts (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
Bob Clarke

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
More examples of odd people doing odd things.

Indexer Notes

This is page three of the "Ripley's" parody done earlier in the issue. For some reason it was put on page 50 instead of with the rest of the parody.

The Fold--In Picture That Not Even Playboy Would Dare Print (Table of Contents: 18)

Mad Fold-In / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks
Al Jaffee (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Two Playboy bunnies hold a Shoji screen with an April surprise behind it.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Little Wooden Puppet (Table of Contents: 19)

A Scene We'd Like to See / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Pinocchio; The Blue Fairy
Synopsis
The Blue Fairy's attempt to give Pinocchio life backfires.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A TV Scene We'd Like to See
    Hollywood Dept.
  3. 2. Mad Visits a Typical Teenage Beach Movie
    It Surfs You Right Dept.
  4. 3. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  5. 4. Mad's Modern Believe It or Nuts
    Getting Even with the Odd Dept.
  6. 5. If Kids Used Movie Cliches in Everyday Life
    Off the Beaten Sound-track Dept.
  7. 6. Hair Goo
    Hair 'em Scare 'em Dept.
  8. 7. Mad Magazine Introduces 43-man Squamish
    There's a Soccer Born Every Minute Dept.
  9. 8. The Sights and Sounds of the U.S.A.: Small Town, U.S.A.
    Talk of the Towns Dept.
  10. 9. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  11. 10. The Modern Highwayman
    Iambic Speedometer Dept.
  12. 11. The Mad Gun Owners and Other Small Bores Primer
    Nuts With Bolts Dept.
  13. 12. Typewri-Toons
    Kiddin' on the Keys Dept.
  14. 13. The Lighter Side of Spring
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  15. 14. A Celebrity's Wallet
    Billfold-out Dept.
  16. 15. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  17. 16. Passion Place
    One Horsing-Around Town Dept.
  18. 17. Mad's Modern Believe It or Nuts
  19. 18. The Fold--In Picture That Not Even Playboy Would Dare Print
    Mad Fold-In
  20. 19. The Little Wooden Puppet
    A Scene We'd Like to See
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