MAD #105
(September 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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Special Summer "Camp" Issue (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Adam West [as Batman]; Alfred E. Neuman [as Robin]
Reprints

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

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just another pretty face
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
The Rolling Stones [Mick Jagger; Keith Richard; Charlie Watts; Bill Wyman; Brian Jones]
Synopsis
Wire photo of a Rolling Stones press conference with a satirical word balloon added.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

West & East (Table of Contents: 2)

Double Exposure Dept. / photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Max Brandel
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Augusto Pinochet; Joe Louis; Fidel Castro; Nikita Kruschev; Stan Laurel; Oliver Hardy; Nikolai Lenin; Josef Stalin
Synopsis
Contrasting life in democracies and dictatorship through similarly laid out file photos of each society.
Reprints

Bats-Man (Table of Contents: 3)

Aide-de-"Camp" Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Lou Silverstone
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Adam West [as Bruce Swain and Bats-Man]; Burt Ward [as Gray Dickson and Sparrow]; Alan Napier [as Alfred]; Madge Blake [as Aunt Harriet]; Neil Hamilton [as Commissioner Gordon]; Stafford Repp [as Chief O'Hara]
Synopsis
Parody of the television show "Batman"; tired of his double identity ruining his love life, Sparrow attempts to murder Bats-Man.
Reprints

One Day on the Bridge (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A good Samaritan tries to keep another man from committing suicide.
Reprints

Future National Television Tests (Table of Contents: 5)

Questionable Entertainment Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examples of national tests conducted via television taken too far.

Drawn-Out Dramas (Table of Contents: 6)

Marginal Thinking Dept. / comic story / pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Humorous drawings placed in the margins of random pages.

The Lighter Side of Traveling (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
Collection of cartoons with a travel theme.

Mad Licenses (Table of Contents: 8)

Give 'em the Double-O Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Hart
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jackie Gleason; Dean Rusk; Buddy Ebsen [as Jed Clampett]; Irene Ryan [as Granny Clampett]; Doris Day; Durwood Kirby; Hugh Hefner; Hubert Humphrey; Jerry Lewis; William M. Gaines
Synopsis
If other people had license to do specific activities just as James Bond has a license to kill.

Meanwhile at the Doctor's Office (Table of Contents: 9)

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 goes to have a wart removed.

What Is a Party-Pooper? (Table of Contents: 10)

Invitation to the Dunce Dept. / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Essay on people who are no fun.

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

Behind the Odd Ball Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the "Ripley's Believe It or Not" cartoon panel, with entries on Bert Parks, a unique politician, a local television celebrity, a man arrested for speeding and a unique phone.

If Other Publications Used Those Sensational Movie Mag Cover Gimicks (Table of Contents: 12)

Jackie of all Trades Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jacqueline Kennedy; The Three Stooges [Moe Howard; Larry Fine; Joe DeRita]
Synopsis
Specialty magazines use Jacqueline Kennedy on their cover in genre-specific situations to spur sales.

Horrifying Cliches (Table of Contents: 13)

Spooking From Pictures Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Literal depictions of cliched phrases.

Meanwhile at the Sculptor's Studio (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A sculptor has trouble with a bust of his wife.
Reprints

Hullabadig Au Go Go (Table of Contents: 15)

Slipped Discotheque Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
In a parody of teenage dance party programs, a Dick Clark-like host introduces acts that resemble The Who, The Supremes, and Bob Dylan.
Reprints

Specialized Cook Books (Table of Contents: 16)

Random Hash-House Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Cook books design to appeal to specific demographics.

A Mad Look at Shut-Ins (Table of Contents: 17)

Canned Laughter Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Series of cartoons with a theme of people in prison.
Reprints

The Spy That Came In for the Gold (Table of Contents: 18)

Iron Curtain-Call Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Richard Burton [as Alec Lummox]; Cyril Cusack [as Control]; Claire Bloom [as Nana]; James Cagney; Edward G. Robinson; George Raft; William Bendix; Michael Hordern [as Rash]; Robert Culp; Bill Cosby; Sean Connery; James Coburn; Don Adams; David McCallum
Synopsis
Parody of the film "The Spy Who Came In from the Cold"; a British Intelligence Agent pretends to have a breakdown hoping to invite an attempt from opposing agents to turn him.
Reprints

What Awesome Beast Threatens Unwary Campers Every Year (Table of Contents: 19)

Mad Fold-in / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Colors
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Campers are menaced by an unseen threat.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Stronger Than...] (Table of Contents: 20)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Colors
Bob Clarke ?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
The Ajax White Knight, from the then-current Ajax laundry soap ads, changes a dragon from green to white.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Special Summer "Camp" Issue
  2. 1. ["Just another pretty face"]
  3. 2. West & East
    Double Exposure Dept.
  4. 3. Bats-Man
    Aide-de-"Camp" Dept.
  5. 4. One Day on the Bridge
    Don Martin Dept.
  6. 5. Future National Television Tests
    Questionable Entertainment Dept.
  7. 6. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  8. 7. The Lighter Side of Traveling
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  9. 8. Mad Licenses
    Give 'em the Double-O Dept.
  10. 9. Meanwhile at the Doctor's Office
    Don Martin Dept.
  11. 10. What Is a Party-Pooper?
    Invitation to the Dunce Dept.
  12. 11. Mad's Modern Believe It or Nuts
    Behind the Odd Ball Dept.
  13. 12. If Other Publications Used Those Sensational Movie Mag Cover Gimicks
    Jackie of all Trades Dept.
  14. 13. Horrifying Cliches
    Spooking From Pictures Dept.
  15. 14. Meanwhile at the Sculptor's Studio
    Don Martin Dept.
  16. 15. Hullabadig Au Go Go
    Slipped Discotheque Dept.
  17. 16. Specialized Cook Books
    Random Hash-House Dept.
  18. 17. A Mad Look at Shut-Ins
    Canned Laughter Dept.
  19. 18. The Spy That Came In for the Gold
    Iron Curtain-Call Dept.
  20. 19. What Awesome Beast Threatens Unwary Campers Every Year
    Mad Fold-in
  21. 20. [Stronger Than...]
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