Mad #157
(March 1973)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Albert B. Feldstein (Editor); Jerry De Fuccio (Associate Editor); Nick Meglin (Assosciate Editor)
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:

In This Issue We Rip Off... The Planet of the Apes (Table of Contents)

Planet of the Apes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Norman Mingo (painting, signed)
Inks
Norman Mingo (painting, signed)
Colors
Norman Mingo (painting, signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman
Reprints

The Milking of the Planet That Went Ape (Table of Contents: 1)

Monkey Big Business Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

A Mad Look At Money (Table of Contents: 2)

Mint Conditioning Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Arnoldo Franchioni
Pencils
Arnoldo Franchioni [as franchio] (signed)
Inks
Arnoldo Franchioni [as franchio] (signed)

Genre
humor

One Day On the Highway (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor

You Never Can Win With A Bigot! (Table of Contents: 4)

In the Ire of the Beholder Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Paul Coker, Jr.
Inks
Paul Coker, Jr.

Genre
humor
Reprints

Don't You Feel Like a Schmuck?! (Table of Contents: 5)

Misfortune Kookie Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
?

Genre
humor

The Lighter Side of... Permissiveness (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Spy vs Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Antonio Prohías
Pencils
Antonio Prohías (signed)
Inks
Antonio Prohías (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
White Spy; Black Spy

Middle Class Poverty Is... (Table of Contents: 8)

Tightening the Money Belt Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Lloyd Gola
Pencils
Lloyd Gola (signed)
Inks
Lloyd Gola (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Your Monthly "Pen Pal" (Table of Contents: 9)

Captive Audience Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Some Really Dangerous Jobs For George Plimpton (Table of Contents: 10)

Let George Do It! Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Arnie Kogen
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
George Plimpton

Oz-Revisited Or...Let's Follow the Yellow Brick Road Again...If We Can! (Table of Contents: 11)

Gee, Wizard! Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don Edwing
Pencils
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody

The Funny & Glare Show (Table of Contents: 12)

The Mod Couple Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick De Bartolo
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Late One Night on a Dark and Scary Street (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor

What Crazy New Trips Are the Freaks Into Lately? (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

The Choke's On Us! (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

back cover

Drawn-Out Dramas (Table of Contents: 16)

Drawn-Out Dramas / comic story / 0 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

No page count as gags appear in various places around the magazine.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. In This Issue We Rip Off... The Planet of the Apes
    Planet of the Apes
  2. 1. The Milking of the Planet That Went Ape
    Monkey Big Business Dept.
  3. 2. A Mad Look At Money
    Mint Conditioning Dept.
  4. 3. One Day On the Highway
    Don Martin Dept.
  5. 4. You Never Can Win With A Bigot!
    In the Ire of the Beholder Dept.
  6. 5. Don't You Feel Like a Schmuck?!
    Misfortune Kookie Dept.
  7. 6. The Lighter Side of... Permissiveness
    Berg's-Eye View Dept.
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Spy vs Spy
  9. 8. Middle Class Poverty Is...
    Tightening the Money Belt Dept.
  10. 9. Your Monthly "Pen Pal"
    Captive Audience Dept.
  11. 10. Some Really Dangerous Jobs For George Plimpton
    Let George Do It! Dept.
  12. 11. Oz-Revisited Or...Let's Follow the Yellow Brick Road Again...If We Can!
    Gee, Wizard! Dept.
  13. 12. The Funny & Glare Show
    The Mod Couple Dept.
  14. 13. Late One Night on a Dark and Scary Street
    Don Martin Dept.
  15. 14. What Crazy New Trips Are the Freaks Into Lately?
    Mad Fold-In
  16. 15. The Choke's On Us!
  17. 16. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne