Mad #130
(October 1969)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.35 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:

On Vacation (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

The Nightmare (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker Jr.
Colors
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A dream about a horrible monster.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Why Not Have the Next Issue Sent Directly to Your Home? (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

If This "Nudity Trend" in Movies Ever Spreads to the Comics (Table of Contents: 3)

Strip Teaser Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lou Silverstone
Pencils
Jack Rickard
Inks
Jack Rickard
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Charlie Brown; Lucy Van Pelt; Schroeder; Andy Capp; Florrie Capp; Beetle Bailey; Sgt. Orville Snorkel; Pvt. "Killer" Diller; Dick Tracy; Sam Ketchum; Pruneface; Popeye; Olive Oyl; Bluto; Pogo Possum; Churchy LaFemme; Albert Alligator; Howland Owl; Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis
Comic strips incorporate nude scenes into their joke punch lines.
Reprints

Television Shows That Didn't Make It (Table of Contents: 4)

Pilot Error Dept. / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Hart
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Rejected concepts for television shows.

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents: 5)

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.

While Clamming in New Jersey (Table of Contents: 6)

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 men dig up what they think is a clam.
Reprints

Mad's 1969 College Riot Preview (Table of Contents: 7)

Brawls of Ivy Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examination of college campus rioting, done in the style of a preseason college football publication.

You Know You're Really a Nobody When... (Table of Contents: 8)

Mistaken Nonentity Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kent
Pencils
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Examples of how you don't make a difference in the grand scheme of things.
Reprints

Land of the Giant Bores (Table of Contents: 9)

Short End of the Schtick Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Gary Conway [as Capt. Stiff Bourbon]; Don Matheson; Stephan Arngrim [as Bury]; Don Marshall [as Darn Wrecksome]; Deanna Lund [as Diary]; Heather Young [as Booty]; Kurt Kasznar [as Fiztphew]
Synopsis
In a parody of the TV series "Land of the Giants," seven people stranded on a world of giant humans try to make their situation even mildly interesting.

What is a Kid Brother? (Table of Contents: 10)

Pest Aside Dept. / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Essay on enduring having a younger brother.
Reprints

The Lighter Side of Summer Jobs (Table of Contents: 11)

Berg's Eye View Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examples of the pitfalls of summer employment.
Reprints

The Mad Plan For Halting the Hijacking of Planes (Table of Contents: 12)

Up, Up and Ole Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Outrageous suggestions for combating the surge in commercial airliner hijacking.
Reprints

One Night in a Restaurant (Table of Contents: 13)

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 restaurant patron complains vociferously about a hair in his soup.
Reprints

The Mad Book of Etiquette and Good Manners (Table of Contents: 14)

Good Conduct Ribbin' Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset; Bob Clarke

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Series of examples of where and how to use good manners in real life.
Reprints

A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes: At The Pentagon (Table of Contents: 15)

Inside-Ouch! Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examination of the unprofessional behavior behind closed doors at The Pentagon.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis
The Black Spy counters The White Spy's martial arts skill.

Where Vultures Fare (Table of Contents: 17)

Nazi, Nazi, Bang-Bang Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Richard Burton [as Major Stiff]; Clint Eastwood [as Lt. Sadist]; Mary Ure [as Marie]; Gregory Peck [as Mallory]; Anthony Quinn [as Andrea]; Jim Brown [as Robert Jefferson]
Synopsis
In a parody of the film "Where Eagles Dare," the military commissions a joint U.S./British commando raid on a German army headquarters, much the same way two previous films had.

What Does the Future Hold For Our Great American Pastime? (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Prediction of Major League Baseball's ability to compete with the National Football League.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

I'm Fidel Castro (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jack Palance [as Fidel Castro]
Synopsis
Fidel Castro poses with his latest hijacked passenger airliner.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Photo of Jack Palance is a publicity still from the motion picture "Che!".

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. On Vacation
  2. 1. The Nightmare
  3. 2. Why Not Have the Next Issue Sent Directly to Your Home?
  4. 3. If This "Nudity Trend" in Movies Ever Spreads to the Comics
    Strip Teaser Dept.
  5. 4. Television Shows That Didn't Make It
    Pilot Error Dept.
  6. 5. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  7. 6. While Clamming in New Jersey
    Don Martin Dept.
  8. 7. Mad's 1969 College Riot Preview
    Brawls of Ivy Dept.
  9. 8. You Know You're Really a Nobody When...
    Mistaken Nonentity Dept.
  10. 9. Land of the Giant Bores
    Short End of the Schtick Dept.
  11. 10. What is a Kid Brother?
    Pest Aside Dept.
  12. 11. The Lighter Side of Summer Jobs
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  13. 12. The Mad Plan For Halting the Hijacking of Planes
    Up, Up and Ole Dept.
  14. 13. One Night in a Restaurant
    Don Martin Dept.
  15. 14. The Mad Book of Etiquette and Good Manners
    Good Conduct Ribbin' Dept.
  16. 15. A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes: At The Pentagon
    Inside-Ouch! Dept.
  17. 16. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  18. 17. Where Vultures Fare
    Nazi, Nazi, Bang-Bang Dept.
  19. 18. What Does the Future Hold For Our Great American Pastime?
    Mad Fold-In
  20. 19. I'm Fidel Castro
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