MAD #101
(March 1966)

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)

Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis
In class, Alfred hides a copy of Shakespeare's plays inside of his copy of Mad.
Reprints
Keywords
Infinity cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
William M. Gaines
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed Oct. 1, 1965; Listed owners: E.C. Publications; National Periodical Publications; J.S. Liebowitz; P.N. Sampliner; Irwin Donelfeld; S.U. Sampliner; Sonia Iger; Estate of Harry Donelfeld, all of 575 Lexington Avenue, New York City, NY, 10022; Publisher: William M. Gaines; Editor: Albert Feldstein; Total paid circulation, avg 12 months: 1,532,926.

The Mad Suburban Primer (Table of Contents: 2)

Frightening Developments Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Hart
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
The drawbacks of living in the suburbs, presented as a child's primer.
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.

When Teenagers Take Over TV Completely (Table of Contents: 4)

Video a Go Go Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Paul McCartney; Jim McKay; Chet Huntley; David Brinkley, Curt Gowdy; Bill Flemming
Synopsis
If standard television show genres are recast and reworked to appeal to teens.

At the Elevators (Table of Contents: 5)

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 tries to board an elevator.
Reprints

Voyage to See What's On the Bottom (Table of Contents: 6)

Sub Standard Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Richard Basehart [as Adm. Nielsen]; David Hedison [as Capt. Crane]; Terry Becker [as Chief Sharkey]
Synopsis
Parody of the "Voyage To the Bottom of the Sea" TV series: two incompetent naval officers investigate the death of a crew member aboard a hamster-powered submarine.

Indexer Notes

On page 2, the Admiral has Huckleberry Hound and Quick Draw McGraw on his television monitor.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 7)

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 put the Black Spy under video surveillance.

The Mad Treasury of Unknown Poetry (Table of Contents: 8)

Verse of the People Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
David Janssen [as Dr. Richard Kimble]; Wilt Chamberlain
Synopsis
Modern trials and eccentricities expressed in poem form.

The Lighter Side of Shopping (Table of Contents: 9)

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
The ironies and aggravations of shopping are portrayed.

One Day in the Pasture (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A cow is annoyed by an ant.
Reprints

Badge & Billy (Table of Contents: 11)

Law Enfarcement Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A niche magazine for people in law enforcement.

Mad's Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 12)

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
Various puzzles that can't logically be solved.

Intimidations and Antidotes (Table of Contents: 13)

The Ploy's the Thing Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Hart
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Strategies to counteract intimidating situations.

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 booby-traps a shoe.

College Programs to Develop Masters of Mediocrity (Table of Contents: 15)

Summa Cum Lazy Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Donald D. Shandler
Pencils
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
College courses designed to churn out minimally-skilled graduates.

The Sinpiper (Table of Contents: 16)

Dirty Birds Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Elizabeth Taylor [as Lurid Reynard]; Richard Burton [as Dr. Egbert Hooey]; Eva Marie Saint [as Clear Hooey]; Charles Bronson [as the angry beatnik sculptor]; Morgan Mason [as Denny Reynard]; Eddie Fisher
Synopsis
In a parody of the film "The Sandpipers," a married priest is attracted to a shallow single mother and has a clandestine affair with her where they talk endlessly about nothing.

Another Great Bank Robbery (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
A man robs the wrong kind of bank.
Reprints

How Do Bosses Plan To Celebrate Future Office Xmas Parties (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
humor
Synopsis
A prediction of future technological dominance.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Day the Wrong Giant Came Out of the Washer (Table of Contents: 19)

Mad's Great Moments in Advertising / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of laundry soap television ads; Instead of the giant hand lunging from the washing machine holding a bottle of the laundry soap, the Jolly Green Giant's hand lunges from the washing machine holding a can of corn.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Mad Suburban Primer
    Frightening Developments Dept.
  4. 3. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  5. 4. When Teenagers Take Over TV Completely
    Video a Go Go Dept.
  6. 5. At the Elevators
    Don Martin Dept.
  7. 6. Voyage to See What's On the Bottom
    Sub Standard Dept.
  8. 7. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  9. 8. The Mad Treasury of Unknown Poetry
    Verse of the People Dept.
  10. 9. The Lighter Side of Shopping
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  11. 10. One Day in the Pasture
    Don Martin Dept.
  12. 11. Badge & Billy
    Law Enfarcement Dept.
  13. 12. Mad's Puzzle Page
    Lame-Brain Games Dept.
  14. 13. Intimidations and Antidotes
    The Ploy's the Thing Dept.
  15. 14. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  16. 15. College Programs to Develop Masters of Mediocrity
    Summa Cum Lazy Dept.
  17. 16. The Sinpiper
    Dirty Birds Dept.
  18. 17. Another Great Bank Robbery
    Don Martin Dept.
  19. 18. How Do Bosses Plan To Celebrate Future Office Xmas Parties
    Mad Fold-In
  20. 19. The Day the Wrong Giant Came Out of the Washer
    Mad's Great Moments in Advertising
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