MAD #114
(October 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:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman; Lyndon Johnson; Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson; Lynda Johnson; Luci Johnson; Hubert Humphrey; Dean Rusk; Robert McNamara; Robert Kennedy

President Johnson on Madison Avenue (Table of Contents: 1)

Hail to the Chief Copywriter Dept. / photo story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Lyndon Johnson
Synopsis
Contemporary product advertising slogans and copy used as ironic counterpoint to photos of President Johnson.

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents: 2)

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.

Don Martin Turns On Portable Radios (Table of Contents: 3)

Don Martin Dept. / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Using portable radios is taken to gruesome extremes.
Reprints

So How Come... (Table of Contents: 4)

Double-Standard Bearers Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Hart
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
An ironic look at double-standards in society.

Sombre (Table of Contents: 5)

Apache of Blue Eyes Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Paul Newman [as John Hussel]; Martin Balsam [as Hendez]; Richard Boone [as Crimes]; Peter Lazer [as Hilly Lee]; Fredric March [as Dr. Henry Flavor]; Diane Cilento [as Jessie]; Margaret Blye [as Honey Lee]; Barbara Rush [as Mrs. Flavor]
Synopsis
Parody of the film "Hombre"; a white man raised as a Native American assuming his father's place as a slumlord leads a motley crew of stagecoach robbery survivors back to civilization.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 6)

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 abandoning his armored vehicle.

The Lighter Side of the Mating Game (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
A satirical look at dating rituals.
Reprints

A Psalm For a Sabbath Morning (Table of Contents: 8)

Tee-Ology Dept. / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
William Garvin
Pencils
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A psalm dedicated to Sunday golfers.

TV Game Shows Based On Newspaper Headlines (Table of Contents: 9)

5-Star Final Indignity Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Real events, such as missing persons, Senate investigations and social trends are turned into premises for game shows.
Reprints

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 10)

Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Antonio Prohias
Pencils
Antonio Prohias (signed)
Inks
Antonio Prohias (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis
The White Spy tries to sink the Black Spy's battleship.
Reprints

Future Complaints (Table of Contents: 11)

Tomorrow's Mourning Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examples of how complaints about society evolve along with society.

The Cats Are All Bats (Table of Contents: 12)

Seuss Your Old Man Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Social criticism as if it were written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss.

The Shadow Knows (Table of Contents: 13)

We Got Your Penumbra Dept. / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Examples of a person's shadow acting out their inner feelings.
Reprints

Mad's "Late Show" Cliche Movie Script of the Issue: The Society Movie (Table of Contents: 14)

Trite & True Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Purvis
Pencils
Bruce Stark (signed)
Inks
Bruce Stark (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
James Cagney; Bette Davis; Clark Gable; Joan Crawford; Edward G. Robinson; Alice Faye; Shirley Temple; Betty Grable; John Wayne; Ginger Rogers; Errol Flynn; Rita Hayworth; Humphrey Bogart
Synopsis
Cliche dialogue arranged to make a generic "Society Movie" film.

Ratpacktrol (Table of Contents: 15)

Jeep Thrill Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Christopher George [as Sergeant Arnold Melvin]; Eric Braeden [as Captain Marlene]; Gary Raymond [as Muffitt]; Lawrence P. Casey [as Hitchcock]; Justin Tarr [as Pettigrew]
Synopsis
Parody of the TV series "The Rat Patrol"; a member of Rommel's Desert Forces in North Africa tries to lure a squad of American commandos into a series of traps.

Indexer Notes

Mort Drucker adds cameo appearances from Linus Van Pelt and Bob Hope to the story.

On the "Tarzan" Set (Table of Contents: 16)

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
Two actors on a sound stage take a smoke break.
Reprints

What Is the Only Way To Beautify America (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
satire-parody
Synopsis
A unique solution to pollution.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Day the "Show Us Your Lark" People Passed the Wrong Group of Smokers (Table of Contents: 18)

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
A group of smokers lined up for chest x-rays show a camera crew something other than their cigarette brands.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. President Johnson on Madison Avenue
    Hail to the Chief Copywriter Dept.
  3. 2. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  4. 3. Don Martin Turns On Portable Radios
    Don Martin Dept.
  5. 4. So How Come...
    Double-Standard Bearers Dept.
  6. 5. Sombre
    Apache of Blue Eyes Dept.
  7. 6. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  8. 7. The Lighter Side of the Mating Game
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  9. 8. A Psalm For a Sabbath Morning
    Tee-Ology Dept.
  10. 9. TV Game Shows Based On Newspaper Headlines
    5-Star Final Indignity Dept.
  11. 10. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  12. 11. Future Complaints
    Tomorrow's Mourning Dept.
  13. 12. The Cats Are All Bats
    Seuss Your Old Man Dept.
  14. 13. The Shadow Knows
    We Got Your Penumbra Dept.
  15. 14. Mad's "Late Show" Cliche Movie Script of the Issue: The Society Movie
    Trite & True Dept.
  16. 15. Ratpacktrol
    Jeep Thrill Dept.
  17. 16. On the "Tarzan" Set
    Don Martin Dept.
  18. 17. What Is the Only Way To Beautify America
    Mad Fold-In
  19. 18. The Day the "Show Us Your Lark" People Passed the Wrong Group of Smokers
    Mad's Great Moments in Advertising
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