MAD #271
(June 1987)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price
1.35 USD
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Indicia frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
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ISBN
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Barcode
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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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Richard Williams
Inks
Richard Williams
Colors
Richard Williams

Genre
humor
Characters
Captain Kirk; William Shatner; Dr. McCoy; Mr. Spock; Alfred E. Neuman
Keywords
Star Trek

Sloppy Seconds! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

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

Table of contents / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor

The Morgue the Merrier! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Corazon Aquino

Save Money! Free Gifts! No, This Is Not a Mispirnt!!! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Star Blecch IV: The Voyage Bombs (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
Typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Uhura; Nichelle Nichols; Sulu; George Takei; Captain Kirk; William Shatner; Dr. McCoy; Mr. Spock; Leonard Nimoy; Prince Charles; Princess Diana
Synopsis
Parody of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.
Keywords
Star Trek

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
Antonio Prohias
Inks
Antonio Prohias

Genre
humor

Sneaky UPC Symbols (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Joan Rivers; Molly Ringwald

Indexer Notes

Letters are written in UPC style.

The Brown Noser's Guide to Writing A+ School Papers (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor

Mad's Advertising Gullibility Test (Table of Contents: 11)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Snider
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Bob Hope

The Lighter Side of... (Table of Contents: 12)

Lighter Side / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor

People Rejects (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils
Paul Peter Porges
Inks
Paul Peter Porges
Letters
Typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of People magazine.

Mad's Modern-Day Puzzlers (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Ames
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor

Mad's Record Book for Televised Sports - Vol. II (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Koch
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Pete Rose;

Strikes We'd Like to See Occur... And Never See Settled! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charlie Kadau; Joe Raiola
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Keywords
IRS; Ku Klux Klan

The Tranquilizer (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Crocodile Dundee; Bernhard Goetz; Charles Bronson
Synopsis
Parody of TV show The Equalizer.

The Bruce Springsteen Songbook (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Paul Coker
Inks
Paul Coker
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Bruce Springsteen; Bill Cosby

Amazing Stories: Plotlines for Steven Spielberg (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Barry Liebman
Pencils
George Woodbridge
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
Typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Steven Spielberg
Synopsis
Parody of TV show Amazing Stories.

Subway Bingo (Table of Contents: 20)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rurik Tyler
Pencils
Bob Clarke
Inks
Bob Clarke
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor

A Mad Look at Dating (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones

Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman

Announcing the Crank'em Out Mint Professional Wrestling Chess Set (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
John Ficarra
Pencils
Harry North
Inks
Harry North
Letters
Typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Rowdy Roddy Piper; Hulk Hogan; Lou Albano; Andre the Giant; Sgt. Slaughter; Randy Savage [Macho Man]
Synopsis
Parody of Franklin Mint ads.

One Fine Day in South Balsamica (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Edwing
Pencils
Don Martin
Inks
Don Martin
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Execution by firing squad.

What Would Be Helpful in Evaluating Government Leaders? (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Colors
a
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Ronald Reagan

A TV Commercial We'd Like to See (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Prete
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman [as WEHK]; Will Elder [as WEHK]
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman [as WEHK]; Will Elder [as WEHK]
Colors
Harvey Kurtzman [as WEHK]; Will Elder [as WEHK]
Letters
Typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Gerald Ford; Richard Nixon; Jimmy Carter
Synopsis
Parody of American Express TV ad.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Drawn-Out Dramas (Table of Contents: 26)

Drawn-Out Dramas / cartoon / ? pages (report information)

Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

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