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  • Item #45155746
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    Published Sep 1955 by EC.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1479610001
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    Cover art by Thomas Nast and Harvey Kurtzman (frame). "Radiodetectiveland" article by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Bill Elder; A look at the crazy neighborhood inhabited by the average radio show detective. "The Jack E. Glisten Story," script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Wally Wood; A behind-the-scenes look at how the Jack E. Glisten show is produced; Parody of the Jackie Gleason tv show. "Very Square Dance"; Lyrics by Steve Allen presented without the musical score. "Baseball...Science Or Skill?", script by Al Jaffee, art by Jack Davis; Comparison of the scientific and instinctive methods of baseball team management: both fail. "Anyone For Wrist Slashing?", script by Stan Freberg, art by Wally Wood; Excerpt from a movie magazine and a "screenplay" by Stan to show contrasts between his characters and real life. "Was George Washington "George"?", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Bill Elder; Exposé type articles on George Washington, John Smith and Snow White. "MAD Awards," script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Bill Elder; Awards for best tv commercials. "They Built Their Dream-House Singlehanded," script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Wally Wood; Story of how the Countersunks built their not-quite-so-dream house. "The Stark Club," script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Jack Davis; A tour through the nightly happenings at the Stark Club. "The Blackboard Jumble," script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Wallace Wood; Scenes from the movie and a recommendation for solving the real life violence problem in schools; Parody of movie "Blackboard Jungle." 60 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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  • Item #46659790
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    Published Sep 1955 by EC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1249438004

    Cover art by Thomas Nast and Harvey Kurtzman (frame). "Radiodetectiveland" article by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Bill Elder; A look at the crazy neighborhood inhabited by the average radio show detective. "The Jack E. Glisten Story," script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Wally Wood; A behind-the-scenes look at how the Jack E. Glisten show is produced; Parody of the Jackie Gleason tv show. "Very Square Dance"; Lyrics by Steve Allen presented without the musical score. "Baseball...Science Or Skill?", script by Al Jaffee, art by Jack Davis; Comparison of the scientific and instinctive methods of baseball team management: both fail. "Anyone For Wrist Slashing?", script by Stan Freberg, art by Wally Wood; Excerpt from a movie magazine and a "screenplay" by Stan to show contrasts between his characters and real life. "Was George Washington "George"?", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Bill Elder; Exposé type articles on George Washington, John Smith and Snow White. "MAD Awards," script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Bill Elder; Awards for best tv commercials. "They Built Their Dream-House Singlehanded," script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Wally Wood; Story of how the Countersunks built their not-quite-so-dream house. "The Stark Club," script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Jack Davis; A tour through the nightly happenings at the Stark Club. "The Blackboard Jumble," script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Wallace Wood; Scenes from the movie and a recommendation for solving the real life violence problem in schools; Parody of movie "Blackboard Jungle." 60 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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  • Item #24002551
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    Published Nov 1955 by EC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1071486001
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    Cover art by Wally Wood and Harvey Kurtzman (frame). "The Dave Garrowunway Show," art by Jack Davis; Dave gets locked out of the studio and J. Floyd continues the show; Parody of the "Today" tv show with Dave Garroway. "Confidentially," art by Bill Elder; Phony articles from various confidential exposé magazines showing how they are all the same. "The Conquest of Tillie's Lookout," script by Ira Wallach, art by Wally Wood; An account of climbing a minor hummock at a New England resort, narrated as if climbing Mt. Everest. "Let's Go For A Ride!", art by Jack Davis; Exaggerated versions of the problems of a Sunday drive, with the family finally deciding home was more peaceful. "The Prodigious," art by Wally Wood; Parody of movie "The Prodigal." "The Seven Itchy Years," art by Bill Elder; Scenes from the movie with a review. "Today's Criminal Investigating Game," script and art by Roger Price; Roger discusses "The Sissonville Fiend Case", how to surround and capture a criminal whose location is known, obtaining information, identifying criminal types, stake outs, fingerprints, marksmanship, and delinquent youth assistance programs. "A Guide To Better Understanding The Fine Old Art of Boxing," script by Al Jaffee, art by Jack Davis. "Tense Tycoons and Lucky Bucks," script by Bernard Shir-Cliff, art by Bernie Krigstein and Wally Wood; Parts of a story about a corporate raider and the people of one of the companies he buys. 60 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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  • Item #49102017
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    Published Nov 1955 by EC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2035442011
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    Cover art by Wally Wood and Harvey Kurtzman (frame). "The Dave Garrowunway Show," art by Jack Davis; Dave gets locked out of the studio and J. Floyd continues the show; Parody of the "Today" tv show with Dave Garroway. "Confidentially," art by Bill Elder; Phony articles from various confidential exposé magazines showing how they are all the same. "The Conquest of Tillie's Lookout," script by Ira Wallach, art by Wally Wood; An account of climbing a minor hummock at a New England resort, narrated as if climbing Mt. Everest. "Let's Go For A Ride!", art by Jack Davis; Exaggerated versions of the problems of a Sunday drive, with the family finally deciding home was more peaceful. "The Prodigious," art by Wally Wood; Parody of movie "The Prodigal." "The Seven Itchy Years," art by Bill Elder; Scenes from the movie with a review. "Today's Criminal Investigating Game," script and art by Roger Price; Roger discusses "The Sissonville Fiend Case", how to surround and capture a criminal whose location is known, obtaining information, identifying criminal types, stake outs, fingerprints, marksmanship, and delinquent youth assistance programs. "A Guide To Better Understanding The Fine Old Art of Boxing," script by Al Jaffee, art by Jack Davis. "Tense Tycoons and Lucky Bucks," script by Bernard Shir-Cliff, art by Bernie Krigstein and Wally Wood; Parts of a story about a corporate raider and the people of one of the companies he buys. 60 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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  • Item #46659794
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    Published Jun 1956 by EC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing on front and back of case.
    • Label #0189035003

    Cover art by Wally Wood, Harvey Kurtzman, and Bill Elder. "He Rose Tattooed," art by Wally Wood; Parody of movie "The Rose Tattoo." "The Race is On for the Super Guided Missile," script by Al Jaffee, art by Al Jaffee, Jack Davis, and Wally Wood; Shows various parts of the space race between the US and USSR, with ultimate consequences of missile use. "Children's Primer," art by Bill Elder; Parody of the type of poetry written by 19th century poet, Eugene Field, The Children's Poet. "Comic Books," script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Wally Wood (as Woodhawk); The Black And Blue Hawks stage a mutiny; A parody of Blackhawk comic books. "Young Men's Spring Fashions for 1956," art by Jack Davis; Comparison of fashions for Ivy League class with those worn by street gangs. "Your Income Tax," script by Bernard Shir-Cliff, art by Bill Elder; Bad advice for filling out your federal income tax return. "The Life of General Homer T. 'Old Hominy' Shotbag," script by Ed Fischer, art by Ed Fischer and Seltz; Highlights of the life of Civil War general Homer T. Shotbag, from childhood to fame. "Talk," art by Wally Wood; Comparisons of what you think overseen conversations are, with what they actually are. "Million Dollar Horse," script by Al Jaffee, art by Jack Davis; Story of a celebrity race horse, showing the care taken with him versus the poor working conditions of his caretakers. "Medical," art by Bill Elder; Lance needs a tonsillectomy, from which he recovers in great shape, but still can't play the violin well. 60 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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  • Item #24452863
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    Published Jan 1959 by EC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0750114006
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    Cover art by Kelly Freas. Phony ad for Culvert Reserve Whiskey, art by Kelly Freas. "The Coming Attractions...Don't Always Show Exactly What's Coming!", script by Frank Jacobs, art by Wally Wood; boring scenes that exciting movie previews are supposedly taken from. "The National Safety Council's Holiday-Weekend Telethon," script by Dee Caruso and Bill Levine, art by Mort Drucker; Telethon to pump up the number of highway fatalities to meet the numbers announced before the holiday. "Junior Additions," script by Tom Koch, art by Wally Wood; Possible kids' editions of popular magazines, including: Junior Confessions, Tiny Homes and Gardens; Sports Infantile; Truant; Tyke; Pedal Trend; The Saturday Evening Tot. "Memories of Summer," script and art by Don Martin; 3 cartoons of the dangers of summer. "Basketball," art by George Woodbridge; Satirical look at the sport of basketball. "Alfred E. Neuman's Family Tree," script by Tom Koch, art by Wally Wood; Famous ancestors of Alfred, with very brief biographical notes and dates of birth and death. "Walk - Don't Walk Signals," script and art by Dave Berg; Thoughts on what could happen if the concept of signals were extended to everyday life events. "The Search For Sleep," art by George Woodbridge; Various methods of inducing sleep. "Electrical Report," script by Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, art by Mort Drucker; Showing how the electrical company supposedly controls refrigerator lights and other appliance lights from a central headquarters. "Veeble People," script by Tom Koch, art by Joe Orlando; Fictitious company magazine for North American Veeblefetzer Co. "A Very Merry Christmas...And A Happy New Year!", script and art by Don Martin. Alfred E. Neuman illustration by Kelly Freas. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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  • Item #41270429
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    Published Apr 1988 by EC.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #0502764006
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    This issue features contributions by Dave Berg, Paul Coker, Mort Drucker, Frank Jacobs, Dick De Bartolo, Sam Viviano, Charlie Kadan, Paul Peter Porges, Harry North, Angelo Torres, Bob Clarke, Stan Hart, Sergio Aragones, and others. Parodied subjects include Dirty Dancing, Stakeout, Zodiac types, embarrassing situations, dangerous sports, celebrity reading lists, and more. Cover price $1.50.

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  • Item #41270444
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    Published Mar 1991 by EC.
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Label #0502764010
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    This issue features contributions by Dave Berg, Paul Coker, Mort Drucker, Dick De Bartolo, Stan Hart, Sergio Aragones, Angelo Torres, Greg Theakston, Gerry Gersten, J. Prete, John Pound, Mike Snider, John Caldwell, and others. Parodied subjects include Ghost, Arachnophobia, bigotry, warning labels, the TV news business, little known sports interactions, and more. Cover price $1.75.

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