MAD #108
(January 1967)

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:

[Express Santa] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman

[Mad subscription offer] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Letters Dept. / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry DeFuccio ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Among the letters is one from actor Bob Crane of the series "Hogan's Heroes", signed as "Col. Hogan", warning against doing a parody of the show. It is accompanied by a photo of Crane and fellow actor John Banner reading a copy of Mad.

Hokum's Heroes (Table of Contents: 3)

Mein "Kamp" Humor Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Bob Crane [as Col. Robert Hokum]; John Banner [as Sgt. Schlitz]; Werner Klemperer [as Commandant Klunk]; Sigrid Valdis [as Olga]; Dwight Eisenhower; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis
Parody of the TV show "Hogan's Heroes"; the head officer of the prisoners in a Nazi prison camp can't enjoy all of the secret benefits of the camp because he is worried about the future.

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents: 4)

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.

Another Visit With a Sculptor (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A sculptor finishes his masterpiece.
Reprints

Christmas Cards We'd Like to See (Table of Contents: 6)

Seasoned Greetings Dept. / photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Max Brandel
Pencils
Max Brandel
Inks
Max Brandel
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Liberace
Synopsis
Christmas cards that use contemporary urban scenery and celebrities rather than traditional fare.

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 Black Spy uses a party favor to steal secret plans.

More Snappy Answers to Those Old Cliches (Table of Contents: 8)

Put Your Funny Where Your Mouth Is Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Hart
Pencils
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Sarcastic responses to time worn holiday season situations.

Ads for Other 1967 Vehicles (Table of Contents: 9)

Status Quotes Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Consumer advertisements for non-consumer vehicles.

A Portfolio of Mad Namelies (Table of Contents: 10)

Hah-Moniker Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Max Brandel
Pencils
Max Brandel
Inks
Max Brandel
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Names of famous people with objects representing what they are famous for replacing certain letters.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 11)

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 fakes out the Black Spy with a boomerang.

What is a B.M.O.C.? (Table of Contents: 12)

Summa Cum Loudmouth Dept. / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Examination of what makes a student the "Big Man on Campus".

Telephone Solicitors (Table of Contents: 13)

National Hang-Up Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Ideas on how to combat telephone solicitors.

A Mad Shopping Guide For Gifts For Finks (Table of Contents: 14)

Gift Till It Hurts Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Hart
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examples of gifts you can give to people you don't really like.

The Lighter Side of Mail (Table of Contents: 15)

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
Examples of human failings and frailties related to the postal service.

Football as Covered by Other Publications (Table of Contents: 16)

Punt of View Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Football stories written for non-sports niche magazines.

The Sound of Money (Table of Contents: 17)

Baiting the Trapps Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Julie Andrews [as Mitzia]; Peggy Wood [as Mother Obsess]; Christopher Plummer [as Captain Von Tripe]; Eleanor Parker [as The Countess]
Synopsis
Parody of the film "The Sound Of Music"; a failed novitiate becomes a governess for the children of a Baron and they fall in love amid some really bad songs.

Once Again in the Laboratory (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Don Martin
Pencils
Don Martin (signed)
Inks
Don Martin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A formula doesn't work as a chemist anticipates.
Reprints

A Christmas Message from Santa Claus (Table of Contents: 19)

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
Mad questions the reader's maturity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Day No One was Left Up to Get Him a Grant's (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Irving Schild (photo)
Inks
Irving Schild (photo)
Colors
Irving Schild (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Grant's Whiskey print ads; No one can pour you a Grant's if they're all in an alcohol induced coma.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Express Santa]
  2. 1. [Mad subscription offer]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters Dept.
  4. 3. Hokum's Heroes
    Mein "Kamp" Humor Dept.
  5. 4. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  6. 5. Another Visit With a Sculptor
    Don Martin Dept.
  7. 6. Christmas Cards We'd Like to See
    Seasoned Greetings Dept.
  8. 7. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  9. 8. More Snappy Answers to Those Old Cliches
    Put Your Funny Where Your Mouth Is Dept.
  10. 9. Ads for Other 1967 Vehicles
    Status Quotes Dept.
  11. 10. A Portfolio of Mad Namelies
    Hah-Moniker Dept.
  12. 11. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  13. 12. What is a B.M.O.C.?
    Summa Cum Loudmouth Dept.
  14. 13. Telephone Solicitors
    National Hang-Up Dept.
  15. 14. A Mad Shopping Guide For Gifts For Finks
    Gift Till It Hurts Dept.
  16. 15. The Lighter Side of Mail
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  17. 16. Football as Covered by Other Publications
    Punt of View Dept.
  18. 17. The Sound of Money
    Baiting the Trapps Dept.
  19. 18. Once Again in the Laboratory
    Don Martin Dept.
  20. 19. A Christmas Message from Santa Claus
    Mad Fold-In
  21. 20. The Day No One was Left Up to Get Him a Grant's
    Mad's Great Moments in Advertising
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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