MAD #100
(January 1966)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
Monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Albert B. 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

Mad Proudly Presents Its 100th Issue (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Alfred E. Neuman

Future Broadway Musicals (Table of Contents: 1)

Tune Up the Volume Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Gregory Peck [as Captain Ahab]; Dean Martin [as Sydney Carton]; Frank Sinatra [as Charles Darney]; Shirley MacLaine [as Lucie Manette]; Richard Burton [as Tarzan]; Elizabeth Taylor [as Jane Porter]
Synopsis
Famous novels and plays like Moby Dick, Julius Caesar, A Tale of Two Cities and Tarzan of the Apes are turned into Broadway Musicals.
Reprints

The Wonderful World of Repackaging (Table of Contents: 2)

Living Off the Fad of the Land Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Making new consumer products out of old fad items, such as hula hoops and coon skin caps.
Reprints

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.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 4)

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 fools the White Spy with a fake submarine.

The Nilson Family (Table of Contents: 5)

Home-Sweet-Ho-Hum Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Hart
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Ozzie Nelson [as Oosie Nilson]; Harriet Nelson [as Harried Nilson]; Rick Nelson [as Ricketty Nilson]; David Nelson [as Divot Nilson]; Skip Young [as Whaley]
Synopsis
In a parody of the TV series "Ozzie and Harriet," the most boring, out of touch family in history is profiled.
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The Return of the Mad Beasties (Table of Contents: 6)

Word Game Preserve Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Hahn
Pencils
Paul Coker, Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker, Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Common terms are turned into anthropomorphized animals.
Reprints

The Lighter Side of Sleep (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Sleep and sleeping patterns are satirized.
Reprints

What Is a Blind Date? (Table of Contents: 8)

Every Dog Has It's Date Dept. / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Arnie Kogen contrasts the blind date with various less than desirable situations, while Sergio Aragones illustrates the article with various blind date disasters.

Shirley Finster's New York (Table of Contents: 9)

Tour De Farce Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ronald Axe; Sol Weinstein
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Shirley Finster
Synopsis
A woman conducts a tour of New York City and all of the odd characters who live there.
Reprints

Mad's Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 10)

Lame-Brain Games Dept. / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of comic book activity pages; Play games and solve puzzles that make no sense.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The caricature of Bob Hope in the bottom right corner of page 2 was a paste up done by Mort Drucker.

Mad's Modern Believe It or Nuts (Table of Contents: 11)

Behind the Odd-Ball Dept. / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
Bob Clarke; typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the Ripley's Believe It Or Not comic panel; More examples of odd people and unusual occurrences.

The Toy Manufacturer of the Year (Table of Contents: 12)

Tots My Line Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Hart
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Chet Huntley [as Chet Hunkley]
Synopsis
A profile of a toy manufacturer who makes products of questionable quality.
Reprints

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 13)

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 with a rubber solution.

The Swan Song of a Modern Hiawatha (Table of Contents: 14)

Poem of the Brave Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Hiawatha; Coach Kowalski
Synopsis
In a parody of the poem "The Song of Hiawatha," a native American gets lost on his journey to a southern college campus and is recruited to play football for a school in northern Minnesota.

Hack, Hack, Sweet Has-Been, or Whatever Happened to Good Taste? (Table of Contents: 15)

Eight Old Tomatoes in that Itty Bitty Film Can Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Olivia de Haviland [as Cousin Phoebe]; Bette Davis [as Bubby Jean]; Joan Crawford [as Honeybunch]; Talulah Bankhead [as Precious]; Barbara Stanwyck [as Poopy]; Mary Astor [as Kitchykoo]; Agnes Morehead [as Charlie]; Victor Buono [as Papa]; Joseph Cotton [as Selig]; Annette Funicello [as Olivia de Haviland]
Synopsis
In a parody of the "older actress slasher film" genre, a woman travels to a creepy mansion and meets the odd people who live with her odder cousin.
Reprints

On the Subway (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 has a unique way to combat subway muggers.
Reprints

A Vital Message From the Staff of Mad (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A special wish from the Mad magazine staff.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Replacement (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Edwing
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Colors
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A lighthouse with a burned out lamp is replaced.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mad Proudly Presents Its 100th Issue
  2. 1. Future Broadway Musicals
    Tune Up the Volume Dept.
  3. 2. The Wonderful World of Repackaging
    Living Off the Fad of the Land Dept.
  4. 3. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  5. 4. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  6. 5. The Nilson Family
    Home-Sweet-Ho-Hum Dept.
  7. 6. The Return of the Mad Beasties
    Word Game Preserve Dept.
  8. 7. The Lighter Side of Sleep
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  9. 8. What Is a Blind Date?
    Every Dog Has It's Date Dept.
  10. 9. Shirley Finster's New York
    Tour De Farce Dept.
  11. 10. Mad's Puzzle Page
    Lame-Brain Games Dept.
  12. 11. Mad's Modern Believe It or Nuts
    Behind the Odd-Ball Dept.
  13. 12. The Toy Manufacturer of the Year
    Tots My Line Dept.
  14. 13. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  15. 14. The Swan Song of a Modern Hiawatha
    Poem of the Brave Dept.
  16. 15. Hack, Hack, Sweet Has-Been, or Whatever Happened to Good Taste?
    Eight Old Tomatoes in that Itty Bitty Film Can Dept.
  17. 16. On the Subway
    Don Martin Dept.
  18. 17. A Vital Message From the Staff of Mad
    Mad Fold-In
  19. 18. The Replacement
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