([May] 2012)

DC, 2002 Series
Volume
3
Price
59.99 USD; 68.00 CAD
Pages
232
On-sale date
2012-05-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
ISBN
978-1-4012-3427-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401234270 55999
Editing
Scott Nybakken
Color
color
Binding
hardcover with dust jacket; sewn binding
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Harvey Kurtzman ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bah! We Haven't Found A Trace of Anything!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of MAD (EC, 1952 series) #6.

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

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Introduction... (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Jacobs
Pencils
Various
Inks
Various
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

This Cover... MAD's Answer to Comic Book Titles... The Cover with the Smallest Title in the World! (Table of Contents: 3)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Harvey Kurtzman ?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Stoppit! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Prince Violent! (Table of Contents: 5)

Romance (Not The Sexy Kind) Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
historical; satire-parody
Characters
Prince Violent; Maid Alota; King Arthur
Synopsis
Prince Violent pursues Maid Alota, hacking many a foe before meeting her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of the Prince Valiant comic strip.

Book! Movie! (Table of Contents: 6)

Literature Dept.; Cinema Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
a man; Rosie; Ellen
Synopsis
Parallel stories point out the differences between modern novels and modern movies.
Reprints

[OEATPIKO EPLO] (Table of Contents: 7)

[Report From Abroad] / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Analysis of the Greek political situation -- in Greek.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Entire page except an introduction is written in apparent Greek characters. Title given uses closest Latin characters.

You, Too, Can Meet New Friends! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

E. C. Fan-Addict Club! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

MAD Mumblings / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Reg. B. Wag 6 7/8, Texas A&M, TX; Buck Knight, Waterford, CN; Chick Casady, Fairborn, OH; Colin Rowe, Jr; Two Kool Kats, Philadelphia, PA; Marcia Barritt, Langlois, OR; Paul Wolfowitz; Strange Brice Jr; John Harrahy, Worcester, MA; Martin Jukovsky, Woodside, NY; Carles Sampson, Lexington, KY; J.D. Carlson, Ridgewood, NJ; John Varvel III, Oklahoma City, OK; Floyd Seimes, Crescent Park, NJ.

Baby Quips! (Table of Contents: 10)

Photography Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photographic portraits with humorous captions.

Robinson Crusoe! (Table of Contents: 11)

Classic-Type Comics Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Will Elder (signed)
Inks
Will Elder (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
historical; satire-parody
Characters
Robinson Crusoe; Joe Friday
Synopsis
A parody of the novel Robinson Crusoe.
Reprints

[Mona Lisa] (Table of Contents: 12)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Leonardo DaVinci (painting); ? (mixed media)
Inks
Leonardo DaVinci (painting); ? (mixed media)
Colors
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Leonardo's "Mona Lisa" holding an issue of MAD (EC, 1952 series) #9 February-March 1954.
Reprints

No Need to Fight Over Mad (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Manduck the Magician (Table of Contents: 14)

Newspaper Cartoon Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Will Elder (signed)
Inks
Will Elder (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Manduck; Loathar; Charles Atlas (cameo); Lamont Shadowskeedeeboomboom; Narda
Synopsis
Manduck is reduced to using his hypnotic spells to sell snake oil on the street, until he matches spells with Lamont Shadowskeedeeboomboom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of the comic strip Mandrake the Magician.

Movie...Ads! (Table of Contents: 15)

Cinema Dept.; Advertising Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
The differences between scenes in a movie and the way the movies are advertised.
Reprints

Mszentelési Ün Jubileumi Ban (Table of Contents: 16)

[Report From Abroad] / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A report on the Hungarian political situation -- in Hungarian.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Hungarian is suspect, as each paragraph heading is "Potrzebie."

You, Too, Can Meet New Friends! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

E. C. Fan-Addict Club! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

MAD Mumblings (Table of Contents: 18)

MAD Mumblings / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Letters of comment from Mrs. Harriette K. Vandenbaun, New Haven, CT; David Reiff, Kew Gardens, NY; Doug Yonnick & Joe Kowall, Mattydale, NY; Mrs. E.K., Brooklyn, NY; Cosulnd, Chandler, Rush, Fitz, Sturdivia, and Harris, Chanute, KS; Robert Chichester, Mariette, OH; Keith Nutt; Roy Pender, Dallas, TX; Jackson Kranes and Dave Kranes, Belmont, MA; and Richard Christen
Reprints

The Countynental! (Table of Contents: 19)

Television Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A parody of the television program "The Continental."
Reprints

Plastic Sam! (Table of Contents: 20)

Plastic Hero Worship Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Plastic Sam; Wheezy Wunks [aka. Wizzy Woonks, Wowzy, Wuzzy Wurnks, Wozzy Wanks, Wazzy Wunks, Weezy Wonks, Wonkzy Weez]; Joe Friday; Ed Saturday; Imitation Plastic Sam
Synopsis
Plastic Sam meets an imitation who is a bank robber.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of Plastic Man (Quality, 1943 series).

...a MAD tea party. (Table of Contents: 21)

Alice In Wonderland / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Tenniel; ?
Inks
John Tenniel; ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Alice; Mad Hatter; March Hare; Doormouse
Synopsis
An illustration from Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" with MAD comics added in the characters' hands.
Reprints

Proof...Of 8 Brands Tested, Panic is best imitation of MAD (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Gasoline Valley! (Table of Contents: 23)

Newspaper Comics Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Will Elder (signed)
Inks
Will Elder (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Wilt Willit; Skizziks Willit; Phyllus Willit; bully; Alexander Bumpstead; Juddy Willit; Caulky Willit; Nin O'Clock; Smilin' Jack (cameo); Wilber Booble; Cleavia Willit
Synopsis
Where the question of "will Caulky ever grow" is answered.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of the Gasoline Alley comic strip. Will Elder's signature grows larger with each page.

Pot-Shot Pete Sheriff of Yucca-pucca Gulch! (Table of Contents: 24)

Collectors' Item Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody; western-frontier
Characters
Pot-Shot Pete; Pot-Shot's girl; Poopy; Apaches; Muzzle; arms dealer; the U.S. Calvary
Synopsis
Pot-Shot tries to halt arms sales to the Apaches.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A western parody.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

[Report From Abroad] / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Continuing along the same sober lines that we did in our last issue...
Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
An analysis of the Chinese political situation -- in Chinese.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Potrzebie" appears several times in the text.

Now...If You Join...You Get the Bulletin...Free! (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

E. C. Fan-Addict Club! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

MAD Mumblings / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Letters of comment from John Davidson, Sparks NV; Charles Chapocon, Aiken SC; Bob Henning, Brooklyn NY; David Anderson, Washington DC; Daniel Markewich, New York NY; I. Carnel, Bay Saint Louis MS; Victor Goff, Ft. Bragg NC; Walt Place, Detroit MI.
Reprints

Wild 1/2 (Table of Contents: 28)

Hollywood Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Johnny [played by Marlon Branflakes]; Johnny's gang; a girl; the girl's father
Synopsis
Johnny and his gang give up motorcycles.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of the movie "The Wild One."

Captain Tvideo! (Table of Contents: 29)

T.V. Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Captain Tvideo; Venusian; Commissioner; Lone Ranger (cameo); assistant Ranger; commercial announcer
Synopsis
A parody of the Captain Video television program.
Reprints

Humor In A Jugular Vein (Table of Contents: 30)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
"Stories" on comic book artists being arrested and comics being sold on black market.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover mimics a newspaper page.

Proof... of 8 Brands Tested, Panic is Best Imitation of MAD (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Shermlock Shomes in the Hound of The Basketballs! (Table of Contents: 32)

Crime Dept.; Shermlock Shomes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder (signed)
Inks
Bill Elder (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; satire-parody
Characters
Shermlock Shomes; Dr. Whatsit; Arty Morty (cameo); Pru Basketball; Coolidge Basketball (corpse); the devil
Synopsis
Shermlock captures the hound that has cursed the Basketball family.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of Sherlock Holmes mystery.

Newspapers! (Table of Contents: 33)

The Press Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Various fake newspaper stories and ads.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only the first page is colored.

[In Hieroglyphics] (Table of Contents: 34)

[Report From Abroad] / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
An analysis of the Egyptian political situation -- in hieroglyphics.
Reprints

E. C. Went To Sea In Search Of Another New Trend... (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

MAD Mumblings / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Hal Higdon, Paul Anderson, Paul Cummino, Richard Bassford, Dawn McAllister, Personnel of the 8th R.S.M., Frank Quinn, LeRoy Furguson, Marvin Galper, Edwin L. Magee, Scooter, Eddie Essen, N.S., Hopee Saunders.

Restaurant! (Table of Contents: 37)

The American Scene Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder (signed)
Inks
Bill Elder (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Sturdley; Mrs. Sturdley; Smurdley Sturdley; junior Sturdley; baby Sturdley
Synopsis
The deprivations the Sturdleys suffer at a "typical" Sunday restaurant outing.
Reprints

Wreck of The Hesperus (Table of Contents: 38)

Poetry Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (original); Harvey Kurtzman (adaptation)
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Colors
Monte Moore (painted)
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Skipper; Skipper's daughter; Popeye (cameo)
Synopsis
Relates the wreck of the ship Hesperus on the reef at Norman's Woe.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the text of the famous poem accompanied by humorous illustrations.

This Issue Is Going To Change Your Whole Viewpoint of MAD... (Table of Contents: 39)

Mad Magazine / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photogaph)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Julius Caesar! (Table of Contents: 40)

Cut Your Own Throat Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
historical; satire-parody
Characters
Julius Caesar; Willie The Elder (cameo); Dick Tracy (cameo); Martin Walkingkane (cameo); Shermlock Shomes (cameo); Marlon Branflakes; Calphurnia; Marilyn Monroe (cameo); Fearless Feasdick; Junior; Mickey Mouse (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo); Pluto (cameo); Goofy (cameo)
Synopsis
MAD writer points out standard lampoon shtick elements during a portion of Julius Caesar story.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The titles of MAD and 11 competitors are used in the narrative on the first page: Bughouse; Crazy; Eh!; Flip; Get Lost; MAD; Madhouse; Nuts!; Panic; Riot; Wild; Whack. This page is a setup for the following story (intro and main story are consecutively paginated).

Meet Miss Potgold (Table of Contents: 41)

Advertising Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Basil Wolverton (signed); (photo)
Inks
Basil Wolverton (signed); (photo)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A collection of drawings of grotesque women entered in the Miss Potgold of 1955 contest.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First page is a parody of a Rheingold Beer ad with Bill Gaines in the photo.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

MAD Mumblings / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Blue Beathard, Rocky Colassanti, Burl Moss, "no name given," Stan the Garbageman, Robert Glaberson, Frank Smith, Gilbert O'Connell, Phillip Loeb, Keith Nutt, Ginger Adler, Sam Browman, J. D. Carlson, Richard Scott.

E. C. Went To Sea In Search Of Another New Trend... (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

Dra (Table of Contents: 44)

Report From Abroad / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Appears to be an excerpt from some history text.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gag is that this is the small countries' viewpoint, and type is very tiny. In fact it's almost unreadable and indexer is uncertain of title. Dra it is (but you have to use a magnifying glass to read it).

What's My Shine! (Table of Contents: 45)

Television Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jay Renkins; Everett Dirkdaughter; Henry Doorshack; Charles Potrzebie; John McLellillellillin; Stuart Sawhimintown; Henry Jackdaughter; Lana Cheesecake; Joseph McCartaway; Even Steven; Sturdley Smurdley; Karl Weekdt
Synopsis
How the Senate Subcomittee hearings would go if they were run like a tv game show.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Game show style loosely based on "What's My Line?" First page is photo of Senate subcommittee.

Bringing Back Father! (Table of Contents: 46)

Newspaper Cartoon Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder (signed); Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bill Elder (signed); Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jiggie; Maggs; Little Orphan Annie (cameo); Dinty Moore; Jiggie's brother-in-law; Jiggie's daughter
Synopsis
Jiggie cannot take Maggs's abuse any longer so when he has his serious moments he hires some goons to beat her into submission.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Drawn in 2 different styles by the 2 different artists: odd pages in the cartoon style and even pages in a more realistic style where Jiggie is shown to be severly injured by Maggs's constant violence.

[King of Clubs] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

Look Gang! Another Surprise! In This Issue...YOU Draw The Cover! (Table of Contents: 48)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman ?
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover drawing includes a connect the dots activity to complete.

[King of Clubs] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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

Alice in Wonderland! (Table of Contents: 50)

The Classics Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Lewis Carroll (original); Harvey Kurtzman (adaptation)
Pencils
John Tenniel; Jack Davis (signed)
Inks
John Tenniel; Jack Davis (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Alice; Alice's sister; the White Rabbit [Bugs Bunny]; Mad Hatter; Knave of Hearts; Queen of Hearts
Synopsis
After Alice's adventures, her sister takes her to a psycho-analyst.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of parts of both Alice In Wonderland and Alice Through The Looking Glass, using some of the original John Tenniel illustrations as base drawings. The poem "Jabberwocky" is quoted in its entirety.

How Our Opinions Sound (Table of Contents: 51)

[Report From Abroad] / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman [ as G. Clef]
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
An excerpt from a musical score, presented as an explanation of how we sound to others.
Reprints

Howdy Dooit! (Table of Contents: 52)

T.V. Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Bill Elder
Inks
Bill Elder
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Buffalo Bill; Mickey Mouse (cameo); Howdy Dooit; Clarabella; Big Chief Thundamelvin; The PeeWee Gallery; guard
Synopsis
Howdy hawks advertisers' wares while Buffalo Bill tries to keep the crowd in line...but fails.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of the Howdy Doody tv show.

E. C. Went To Sea In Search Of Another New Trend... (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

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

Pot-Shot Pete... (Table of Contents: 54)

Collectors' Item Dept.; Pot-Shot Pete / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)

Genre
satire-parody; western-frontier
Characters
Pot-Shot Pete; Poopy; Pot-Shot Pete's girl; a young gunzel; Mrs. McYetnit; Marvin McYetnit; Sheldon McYetnit
Synopsis
Pete brings in the McYetnits against all odds.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

MAD Mumblings / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Pete McDole, Anonymous, Roland Juge, Yale Greenspoon, Anonymous, Genghis Khan, A Girl in Oswego, Dick Regentz, Virginia Barron, Gary Barlet, Pat McKelvey, Bill Mattson, Coraline Haas, Anonymous, Anonymous (by George! This is getting repetitious!), Mike Melner, Carol Craven, Anonymous.

Stalag 18! (Table of Contents: 56)

Movie Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Lt. Wunbar; The Animal; Security; Stepton; Feldwessel Johann Sebastian Shmaltz; Nazi General; Russian prisoners
Synopsis
Stepton and Lt. Wunbar excape the stalag after finding a spy in the prisoners' ranks.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of movie Stalag 17.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Bah! We Haven't Found A Trace of Anything!"]
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Introduction...
  4. 3. This Cover... MAD's Answer to Comic Book Titles... The Cover with the Smallest Title in the World!
  5. 4. Stoppit!
    Panic
  6. 5. Prince Violent!
    Romance (Not The Sexy Kind) Dept.
  7. 6. Book! Movie!
    Literature Dept.; Cinema Dept.
  8. 7. [OEATPIKO EPLO]
    [Report From Abroad]
  9. 8. You, Too, Can Meet New Friends!
    E. C. Fan-Addict Club!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    MAD Mumblings
  11. 10. Baby Quips!
    Photography Dept.
  12. 11. Robinson Crusoe!
    Classic-Type Comics Dept.
  13. 12. [Mona Lisa]
  14. 13. No Need to Fight Over Mad
    Mad Magazine
  15. 14. Manduck the Magician
    Newspaper Cartoon Dept.
  16. 15. Movie...Ads!
    Cinema Dept.; Advertising Dept.
  17. 16. Mszentelési Ün Jubileumi Ban
    [Report From Abroad]
  18. 17. You, Too, Can Meet New Friends!
    E. C. Fan-Addict Club!
  19. 18. MAD Mumblings
    MAD Mumblings
  20. 19. The Countynental!
    Television Dept.
  21. 20. Plastic Sam!
    Plastic Hero Worship Dept.
  22. 21. ...a MAD tea party.
    Alice In Wonderland
  23. 22. Proof...Of 8 Brands Tested, Panic is best imitation of MAD
  24. 23. Gasoline Valley!
    Newspaper Comics Dept.
  25. 24. Pot-Shot Pete Sheriff of Yucca-pucca Gulch!
    Collectors' Item Dept.
  26. 25. ["Continuing along the same sober lines that we did in our last issue..."]
    [Report From Abroad]
  27. 26. Now...If You Join...You Get the Bulletin...Free!
    E. C. Fan-Addict Club!
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    MAD Mumblings
  29. 28. Wild 1/2
    Hollywood Dept.
  30. 29. Captain Tvideo!
    T.V. Dept.
  31. 30. Humor In A Jugular Vein
  32. 31. Proof... of 8 Brands Tested, Panic is Best Imitation of MAD
    Panic; Mad
  33. 32. Shermlock Shomes in the Hound of The Basketballs!
    Crime Dept.; Shermlock Shomes
  34. 33. Newspapers!
    The Press Dept.
  35. 34. [In Hieroglyphics]
    [Report From Abroad]
  36. 35. E. C. Went To Sea In Search Of Another New Trend...
    Piracy
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    MAD Mumblings
  38. 37. Restaurant!
    The American Scene Dept.
  39. 38. Wreck of The Hesperus
    Poetry Dept.
  40. 39. This Issue Is Going To Change Your Whole Viewpoint of MAD...
    Mad Magazine
  41. 40. Julius Caesar!
    Cut Your Own Throat Dept.
  42. 41. Meet Miss Potgold
    Advertising Dept.
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    MAD Mumblings
  44. 43. E. C. Went To Sea In Search Of Another New Trend...
    Piracy
  45. 44. Dra
    Report From Abroad
  46. 45. What's My Shine!
    Television Dept.
  47. 46. Bringing Back Father!
    Newspaper Cartoon Dept.
  48. 47. [King of Clubs]
    Panic; Mad
  49. 48. Look Gang! Another Surprise! In This Issue...YOU Draw The Cover!
  50. 49. [King of Clubs]
    Panic; Mad
  51. 50. Alice in Wonderland!
    The Classics Dept.
  52. 51. How Our Opinions Sound
    [Report From Abroad]
  53. 52. Howdy Dooit!
    T.V. Dept.
  54. 53. E. C. Went To Sea In Search Of Another New Trend...
    Piracy
  55. 54. Pot-Shot Pete...
    Collectors' Item Dept.; Pot-Shot Pete
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
    MAD Mumblings
  57. 56. Stalag 18!
    Movie Dept.
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