MAD #269
(March 1987)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price
1.35 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
published monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode
0709893323003
Editing
Nick Meglin (Editor); John Ficarra (Editor); Charlie Kadau (Editorial Assistant); Joe Raiola (Editorial Assistant); Sara Fowler (Editorial Assistant)
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

Head of the Year (Table of Contents)

Alfred E. Neuman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Richard Williams
Inks
Richard Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Alfred E. Headroom

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Williams
Inks
Richard Williams
Letters
typeset

Letters and Tomatoes Department (Table of Contents: 2)

Letters and Tomatoes Department / letters page / 1.3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Brandon Burke, Lee Friedman, David Gassaway, Alan Thornburg, Richard J. Vattuone, Sean Genell, Greg Kebe

Stand But Me (Table of Contents: 3)

Loco-Emotion Picture Department (A Year To Dismember) / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick De Bartolo
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Hidden Details In Art (Table of Contents: 4)

Paint Misbehavin' Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Drama On Page 12 (Table of Contents: 5)

A Hole In Fun Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Caldwell
Pencils
John Caldwell (signed)
Inks
John Caldwell (signed)

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Fund Raisers That Never Made It! (Table of Contents: 6)

DICK DePARTMENT / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dick De Bartolo
Pencils
Will Elder [as WE] (signed); Harvey Kurtzman [as HK] (signed)
Inks
Will Elder [as WE] (signed); Harvey Kurtzman [as HK] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Mad Mini-Movies Featuring the Fickle Finger Of Fate (Table of Contents: 7)

All Jaffee Department / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor; satire-parody

I Love Luny (Table of Contents: 8)

A Bad Case of the Re-Runs Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lou Silverstone
Pencils
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks
Angelo Torres (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Luny Esmoron Retardo; Sicky Retardo; Fret Hooboy Nurtz; Ether Nurtz

Your Pet Has Reached Blissful Retirement When (Table of Contents: 9)

It's Waining Cats and Dogs and... Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Peter Porges (signed)
Inks
Paul Peter Porges (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

The Lighter Side Of... (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Around Noon On A Downtown Street Corner (Table of Contents: 11)

Don Martin Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody

A Mad Look At Going to the Movies (Table of Contents: 12)

Sergio Aragonés Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Inks
Sergio Aragonés (signed)

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Instructional Sports Videos We'd Like To See (Table of Contents: 13)

Tape Me Out to the Ballgame Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Snider
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Late One Afternoon in the Dungeon (Table of Contents: 14)

Don Martin Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody

The Mess Commission Report On Pornography (Table of Contents: 15)

Get Smut! Department / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Charlie Kadau; Joe Raiola
Pencils
George Woodbridge; Irving Schild (photographer)
Inks
George Woodbridge; Irving Schild (photographer)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Odes To Appliance, Gadgets and Other Modern Conveniences (Table of Contents: 16)

A Word to Device Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs; Marilyn Atkins (idea)
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

How Do You Rate As A Yuppie? (Table of Contents: 17)

Measuring Up-Scale Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Paul Coker
Inks
Paul Coker
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents: 18)

Joke and Dagger Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Anthony Prohias
Pencils
Anthony Prohias (signed)
Inks
Anthony Prohias (signed)

Genre
humor; satire-parody

TV Spin-Offs Yet To Come (Table of Contents: 19)

Hack to the Future Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Mad Charts (Table of Contents: 20)

Stat's All, Folks! Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Raiola; Charles Kadau
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

What Rampart Form Of Addiction Threatens the Foundation Of Our Society? (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Mad Celebrity Madballs (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Prete
Pencils
Will Elder [as WE] (signed); Harvey Kurtzman [as HK] (signed)
Inks
Will Elder [as WE] (signed); Harvey Kurtzman [as HK] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Hulk Hemorrhoid; Michael J. Zits; Mary Lou Retina; Mudonna; Veiny White

Indexer Notes

back cover

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents: 23)

Marginal Thinking Department / comic story / 0 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Head of the Year
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Letters and Tomatoes Department
    Letters and Tomatoes Department
  4. 3. Stand But Me
    Loco-Emotion Picture Department (A Year To Dismember)
  5. 4. Hidden Details In Art
    Paint Misbehavin' Department
  6. 5. Drama On Page 12
    A Hole In Fun Department
  7. 6. Fund Raisers That Never Made It!
    DICK DePARTMENT
  8. 7. Mad Mini-Movies Featuring the Fickle Finger Of Fate
    All Jaffee Department
  9. 8. I Love Luny
    A Bad Case of the Re-Runs Department
  10. 9. Your Pet Has Reached Blissful Retirement When
    It's Waining Cats and Dogs and... Department
  11. 10. The Lighter Side Of...
    Berg's-Eye View Department
  12. 11. Around Noon On A Downtown Street Corner
    Don Martin Department
  13. 12. A Mad Look At Going to the Movies
    Sergio Aragonés Department
  14. 13. Instructional Sports Videos We'd Like To See
    Tape Me Out to the Ballgame Department
  15. 14. Late One Afternoon in the Dungeon
    Don Martin Department
  16. 15. The Mess Commission Report On Pornography
    Get Smut! Department
  17. 16. Odes To Appliance, Gadgets and Other Modern Conveniences
    A Word to Device Department
  18. 17. How Do You Rate As A Yuppie?
    Measuring Up-Scale Department
  19. 18. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Department
  20. 19. TV Spin-Offs Yet To Come
    Hack to the Future Department
  21. 20. Mad Charts
    Stat's All, Folks! Department
  22. 21. What Rampart Form Of Addiction Threatens the Foundation Of Our Society?
    Mad Fold-In
  23. 22. Mad Celebrity Madballs
  24. 23. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Department
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