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  • Issue #201
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 201

    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, Don Martin, George Woodbridge, Jack Davis, Tom Koch, Paul Peter Porges, Harry North, Al Jaffee, Dave Berg, Arnie Kogen, Larry Siegel, Bob Clarke, Dick De Bartolo, and others. Parodied subjects include Saturday Night Fever, summer problems, teenagers (how to be one), discos, the changing face of crime, and more. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #202
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 202

    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, Don Martin, Jack Davis, Tom Koch, Paul Peter Porges, Al Jaffee, Dave Berg, Angelo Torres, Paul Coker, Jr., Larry Siegel, Bob Clarke, Dick De Bartolo, Frank Jacobs, Ed Danko, and others. Parodied subjects include Coma, Love Boat, bubblegum cards, overreacting, camp counseling, recycling, and more. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #203
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 203

    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, Don Martin, George Woodbridge, Jack Davis, Paul Peter Porges, Dave Berg, Bob Clarke, Dick De Bartolo, Frank Jacobs, Dennis Snee, Angelo Torres, Tom Koch, and others. Parodied subjects include Fantasy Island, Star Wars (as a musical), car ads, high school newspapers, rip offs, Sesame Street, and more. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #204
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 204

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    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, Don Martin, George Woodbridge, Jack Davis, Paul Peter Porges, Harry North, Al Jaffee, Dave Berg, Tommy Moore, Bob Clarke, Dick De Bartolo, Paul Coker, Jr., Harry North, and others. Parodied subjects include Jaws 2, The Incredible Hulk, gimmick Christmas gifts, The Twelve Days of Christmas, boo-boos, new and improved products, and more. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #205
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 205

    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, Don Martin, George Woodbridge, Jack Davis, Tom Koch, Paul Peter Porges, Harry North, Al Jaffee, Dave Berg, Bob Clarke, Stan Hart, Angelo Torres, and others. Parodied subjects include Grease, Lou Grant, medals for doctors, snow, recycled magazine articles, and more. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #206
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 206

    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, George Woodbridge, Jack Davis, Tom Koch, Paul, Harry North, Al Jaffee, Dave Berg, Larry Siegel, Jack Rickard, Bob Clarke, Frank Jacobs, Stan Hart, and others. Parodied subjects include The Eyes of Laura Mars, Heaven Can Wait, TV spin-offs, surprises, Tarzan, scratch 'n sniffs, and more. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #207
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 207

    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, Jack Davis, Paul Peter Porges, Al Jaffee, Dave Berg, Arnie Kogen, Angelo Torres, Bob Jones, Don Martin, Stan Hart, Dick De Bartolo, and others. Parodied subjects include Animal House, parents, Project UFO, neighbors, union leaders, and more. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #208
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 208
    Published Jul 1979 by EC.

    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, Don Martin, George WoodbridgeTom Koch, Paul Peter Porges, Harry North, Angelo Torres, Dave Berg, Larry Siegel, Bob Clarke, Dick De Bartolo, and others. Parodied subjects include Superman, TV ratings, Battlestar Galactica, humility, the "me" generation, space age razors, and more. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #209
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 209

    First 75-cent cover price. Cover art by Norman Mingo. "Invasion of the Booty Snatchers," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the Invasion of the Body Snatchers movie remake. "The Disco Man," script by Tom Koch, art by Don Martin. "The Lighter Side of... Inadequacy," script and art by Dave Berg. "Mad's Judge of the Year," script by Lou Silverstone, art by George Woodbridge; Joe Nomyth interviews Mad's "Judge of the Year." "Mad Salutes One of Our Unsung Household Pets: The Turtle," script by Paul Peter Porges, art by Paul Coker. "Shmork & Windy," script by Lou Silverstone and Dick DeBartolo (additional dialogue), art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the television show Mork and Mindy. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee . 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #210
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 210

    Cover art by Sergio Aragones. "The Ring and I," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Mort Drucker; Musical satire of The Lord of the Rings; Songs used are "Those Were the Days", "Scarborough Fair", "I Write the Songs", "Both Sides Now", "You are the Sunshine of My Life", "At Seventeen", "Blowin' in the Wind", "The Sound of Silence", "Gentle on my Mind" and "The Age of Aquarius." "The Mad Nasty Book," script by Tom Koch, art by Harry North, Esq.; featuring Frank Sinatra; Debbie Boone; Ronald Reagan; Barbara Walters; Fidel Castro; Walter Mondale; Bill Walton; Charlie's Angels; Queen Elizabeth; Ilie Nastase; Idi Amin; and John Travolta. "Sixty Seconds," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Jack Davis; A satire of the television show Sixty Minutes. "Don Martin's Guide to Some Very Obscure Comics Sound Effects," script by Don Edwing, art by Don Martin. "The Lighter Side of... Cooling Off," script and art by Dave Berg. "Spy vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Mad's Table of Little-Known and Very Useless Weights, Measures & Distances," script by John Ficarra, art by Bob Clarke. "Why Do We Assume It Makes Sense?," script by Tom Koch, art by Paul Coker. "More New-Improved Products That Really Are New and Improved," script and art by Al Jaffee. "Vague-$," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the television show Vegas. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee . 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #211
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 211

    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, George Woodbridge, Jack Davis, Paul Peter Porges, Harry North, Al Jaffee, Larry Siegel, Bob Jones, Dick De Bartolo, Barry Liebmann, Henry Clark, Lou Silverstone, and others. Parodied subjects include China Syndrome, Chips, sibling misery, guilt, the yellow pages, women in the movies, doors, and more. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #212
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 212

    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, Don Martin, George Woodbridge, Jack Davis, Tom Koch, Paul Peter Porges, Harry North, Angelo Torres, Dave Berg, Larry Siegel, Bob Clarke, Dick De Bartolo, Harry North, Paul Coker, and others. Parodied subjects include Taxi, Alien, Spider-Man, running, toys, TV ads, the yellow pages through history, bad timing, and more. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #213
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 213

    This issue features contributions by Jack Davis, Tom Koch, Paul Peter Porges, Harry North, Al Jaffee, Dave Berg, Larry Siegel, Bob Clarke, Dick De Bartolo, Paul Coker, Angelo Torres, Stan Hart, and others. Parodied subjects include Moonraker, Rocky 2, competition, educational tools, Dracula, and more. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #214
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 214

    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, Don Martin, George Woodbridge, Jack Davis, Harry North, Al Jaffee, Dave Berg, Dick De Bartolo, Angelo Torres, and others. Parodied subjects include The White Shadow, Amityville Horror, The Concorde: Airport '79, People Weekly, celebrations, joggers, comic strip cursing, and more. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #215
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 215

    Cover art by Bob Jones. Mad Disco Magazine ad. "A Crock O' Blip Now," script by Larry Siegel, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the movie Apocalypse Now. "Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Day on a Desert Island," script and art by Don Martin. "A Mad Look at the Future with the Energy Crunch," script by Paul Peter Porges, art by Harry North, Esq. "Mad's TV Guide Textbook," script by Lou Silverstone, art by George Woodbridge; What textbooks would look like if they used the TV guide format. "An Al Jaffee Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions: Jogging Incident," script and art by Al Jaffee. "Signs We'd Like to See," script by Tom Koch, art by Bob Clarke. "Things You Can Do to Remember Your Car By," script and art by Paul Peter Porges. "The Lighter Side of... The Idiot Box," script and art by Dave Berg; comic strips with TV as a the theme. "Mad's Energy Crisis Mother Goose," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Paul Coker; The energy crisis is satarized using the following nursery rhymes - Little Miss Muffet; Hickory Dickory, Dock; The Car-Makers Say; Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater; As I Was Going to St. Ives; Freddie Siphons Gas Tanks; Jack Be Nimble; Little Boy Blue; Harry Has a Row of Pumps and Exxon, Mobil, Gulf and Shell. "Spy vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Six Minutes on The Return of the Draft", script by Lou Silverstone, art by Jack Davis; A satire of the draft using the Sixty Minutes television show format. "Diff'rent Jokes," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the television show Diff'rent Strokes. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #216
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 216

    This issue features contributions by Mort Drucker, Don Martin, George Woodbridge, Jack Davis, Tom Koch, Paul Peter Porges, Harry North, Al Jaffee, Dave Berg, Lou Silverstone, Dick De Bartolo, Don Edwing, and others. Parodied subjects include Star Trek: The Motion Picture, The Lone Ranger, Benson, keeping in touch, congressional TV, high school yearbooks, and more. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #217
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 217

    Cover art by Al Jaffee. "Crymore vs. Crymore," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the divorce movie Kramer vs. Kramer. "Mad's Up-Dated Relevant, Do-It-Yourself: America the Beautiful," script by Frank Jacobs; satire of the anthem. "Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Fine Day in Prehistoric Times," script and art by Don Martin. "Horror Movies Based on Everyday Disasters," script by Michael J. Snider (idea) and Frank Jacobs, art by Jack Rickard; Movie posters for "The Invastion of the Transistor People", "The Long Gas Line", "The Came From the I.R.S.", "The Return of the Flab", "Death of a Picture Tube", "The Repairman", "The Lost Filling", "The Dawn of the Boring Guests", "On Hold" and "The Bug That's Going Around." "The Lighter Side of... Inflation," script and art by Dave Berg. "Some Mad Examples of Celebrities High-Value Insurance Policies," script by Dennis Snee, art by Harry North, Esq.; featuring Jimmy Carter; Evel Knievel; Tony Randall; Barbra Streisand; William F. Buckley, Jr., Walter Mondale, Charo Gutchy-Gutchy; and Clint Eastwood. "More Legendary Wire Hangers," script by Paul Peter Porges and John Rios, art by Bob Clarke; featuring hangers for Ahab; Superman; Houdini; Twiggy; Siva; Little Jack Horner; Confucius; Dean Martin; Alexander Calder; Cheop's; Gloria Steinem; King David; Humpty Dumpty; the Siamese Twins; and Liberace. "The Mad Soccer Primer," script by Larry Siegel, art by Jack Davis. "A Mad Look at... Skating," script and art by Sergio Aragones. "The Crockford Files," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the television show The Rockford Files. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee . 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #218
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 218

    Cover art by Norman Mingo. Mad Super Special Winter 1980 ad. "Mad Magazine Resents Throw Up the Academy," script by Stan Hart, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the move Up the Academy. "Being Not All There," script by Larry Siegel, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the movie Being There. "Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Day in the Life of a Tennis Pro," script and art by Don Martin. "A Collection of Mad X-Rayvings," script by Don Edwing, art by Bob Clarke. "The Mad Nasty Book Volume Two," script by Tom Koch, art by Harry North, Esq.; featuring the Ku Klux Klan; Mork; Jane Fonda; Dolly Parton; Cher; Mike Wallace; and Pete Rose. "The Lighter Side of...," script and art by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of Making Ends Meet; Punishment; Intruders; Summer Romances; Ambition; Bullying; Gadgets; Success; Breaking Up; Studying; Moods; Married; and Politics. "Sneaky Mad Tactics to Get People to Open Junk Mail" script by Dick DeBartolo. "A Mad Guide to Cheap Pastimes," script and art by Paul Peter Porges. "Advertising Makes You Wonder...," script by Tom Koch, art by Jack Davis. "Spy vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "The Mad Dictionary of Cliche Parental Terms," script by Barry Liebmann, art by Paul Coker. "Who Knows What Evils Lurk in the Hearts of Men? The Shadow Knows," script and art by Sergio Aragones. "WKRAP in Cincinnati," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the television show WKRP in Cincinnati. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #219
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 219

    Cover art by Don Martin. "Little Starlings," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the movie Little Darlings. "Gold Mining Daughter," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the movie Coal Miners Daughter. "Don Martin Looks at Firemen," script and art by Don Martin. "Spy vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "The Wonderful Seventies!", script by Larry Siegel; A year 2000 backward look at a warm and wonderful decade. "A Collection of Vital Temperature Readings Found on The Mad Thermometer," script by John Ficarra, art by Bob Clarke. "The Lighter Side of... ", script and art by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of... School; Budgets; The Environment; Parents; Shopping; Dating; Family; Greeting Cards; The Law; Old Age; Tradition; Gift-Giving; The Economy; Bureacuracy; and Athletics. "If We Ever Have Real Equal Rights Laws," script by Tom Koch, art by Harry North, Esq. "The Worst Selling Books of the Year," script by Larry Siegel, art by Jack Rickard. "A Mad Expose of Some... Phoney Baloney," script by Paul Peter Porges, art by Jack Davis. "The Dopes of Haphazzard," art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the television show The Dukes of Hazzard. Back cover strip by Sergio Aragones. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #220
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 220

    Cover art by Jack Rickard. Star Bores: "The Empire Strikes Out," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. "A Mad Auction of Some Legendary Celebrities Personal Items," script and art by Paul Peter Porges. "Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Morning in a Theatrical Shop," script and art by Don Martin. "A Mad Guide to... The Double Standards of Age," script by Barry Liebmann, art by Bob Jones. "Spy vs. Spy," script and art by Antonio Prohias. "Amalgamated Student Supply Co. Mail Order Catalog 1980-1981 School Year," script by Diane Riccobene (idea) and Tom Koch, art by Bob Clarke. "Everyday Crimes That Should Be Punished," script by Tom Koch, art by Harry North, Esq. "An Al Jaffee Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions: Gangland Episode," script and art by Al Jaffee. "Really Important and Relevant Life Spans," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Paul Coker. "The Lighter Side of...," script and art by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of... School; Travel; Divorce; Sports; Marriage; Old Age; Weddings; Mothers; Medicine; Conventions; Family; Phone Calls; Children; and Boozing. "A Mad Guide to... Burning Calories Without Exercise," script and art by Don Edwing. "Queezy," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the television show Quincy M.E. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #221
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 221

    Last 75-cent cover price. Mad Super Special ad. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation; Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 2,262,499. "The Shiner," script by Larry Siegel, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the movie The Shining. "Variety for Other Occupations," script by Stan Hart; Variety Magazine for... Plumbers; Toll Collectors; House Painters; Moving Men; and Janitors. "Don Martin Looks at... Hulk," script and art by Don Martin; parody strips featuring Marvel Comics jade giant. "If Hollywood Hype Were Used for Everyday Dramatic Occasions," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Jack Rickard. "Mad's New Phobias for the 80's," script by John Ficarra, art by Paul Coker. "The Lighter Side of...," script and art by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of Growing Pains; Car Owners; Success; Parking; Education; Modern Technology; The Energy Crisis; Inflation; Marriage; Shopping; Children; Winter; On the Job; and Discipline. "Spy vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Mixed-Up Junk Mail Mailing Lists," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Harry North, Esq. "Mad Image-Builders," script and art by Al Jaffee. "Customized Organ Donor Cards for Some Very Special Donors," script by Dennis Snee; Organ donor cards for Johnny Carson, Richard Milhous Nixon, Rich Little, Muhammad Ali, Don Rickles, Howard Cosell, Idi Amin Dada, The Amazing Kreskin, Norman Lear, Ralph Nader, Billy Carter and Robert Evel Knievel. "More Mad Candid Snapshots of Historical Celebrities," script and art by Paul Peter Porges; featuring Emperor Nero; William Shakespeare; Dr. Livingston; King David; Queen Victoria; Adolph Hitler; Cleopatra; King Midas; Christopher Columbus. "Crapper John, M.D.", script by Stan Hart, art by Jack Davis; A satire of the television show Trapper John, M.D. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #222
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 222

    First 90-cent cover price. "Undressed to Kill," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the movie Dressed to Kill. "Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Morning in a Hotel Room," script and art by Don Martin. "Now Playing... at the White House," script by Frank Jacobs; featuring photos from various Ronald Reagan movies. "We'll Always Be Suckers For Clever Advertising," script by Tom Koch, art by Jack Rickard. "Spy vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohiasi. "The Lighter Side of...," script and art by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of... Drugs; Social Calls; Childplay; Medicine; Inflation; On the Job; Dressing Up; Styles; Gifts; Activists; Shopping; The Car; Eating; and Marriage. "What Television Says and What it Really Means," script by Tom Koch, art by Jack Davis; featuring Johnny Carson; Mackenzie Phillips; Mork (Robin Williams); Lewis Hardline; Mary Tyler Moore; and Ed Asner. "A Mad Look at Some... Not-So-Famous Last Words," script by Paul Peter Porges, art by Harry North, Esq. "Why Didn't You Do Your Homework?", script by John Ficarra, art by Paul Coker; A collection of 18 Mad excuses that teachers just might buy when they ask, Why didn't you do your homework?" "Rhyming Ads," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Bob Clarke; Mad examples of rhyming ads. "A Mad Look at... Air Travel," script and art by Sergio Aragones. "That's Real Incredible, People!", script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the television shows Real People and Thats Incredible! Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.90.

  • Issue #223
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 223

    Cover art by Sam Viviano. Mad Super Special ad. "Dullus," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the television show Dallas. "Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Morning on a Street Corner," script and art by Don Martin. "T-Shirts Through the Ages," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Harry North; featuring Napolean; Josephine; Adam; Eve; Venus De Milo; Tarzan; Baron Von Richthofen; Moses; Robinson Crusoe; Henry VIII; Mona Lisa; King Kong; Christopher Columbus; Samson; Delilah; Joan of Arc; Beethoven; and Genghis Khan. "New Inventions to Make Old Inventions Practical," script by Tom Koch, art by Bob Clarke. :The Old Gray Line," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of a "traditional" West Point movie. "The Mad Sale of Expendable American Properties, Landmarks and Monuments," script by Dennis Snee, art by Sergio Aragones. "The Lighter Side of...," script and art by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of... Parking; The Car; Grandparents; Confessions; Jogging; Eating; Dancing; Reunions; Old Friends; The Economy; Hospitality; The Dentist; Relationships; Teenagers; and Meals. "A Let the Punishment Fit the Crime Up-Date," script by Michael J. Snider, art by Jack Davis. "Still More Candid Snapshots of Historical Celebrities," script and art by Paul Peter Porges; featuring Cheops; Picasso; Albert Einstein; and Attila the Hun. "Extraordinary People," script by Stan Hart, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the movie Ordinary People. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.90.

  • Issue #224
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 224

    Cover art by Al Jaffee. "Raving Bully," script by Larry Siegel, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the boxing movie Raging Bull. "Don Martin Looks at Popeye," script and art by Don Martin; strips featuring Popeye; Olive Oyl; J. Wellington Wimpy; and Bluto. "The Lighter Side of...," script by Dave Berg, art by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of Crime in the Streets; Sports; The Energy Crisis; Kids; Medical Gadgets; The Weather; Crime in the Home; The Family; Jogging; The Economy; House Plants; Health; Toys; and Furniture. "Guess Who's Going to Grow Up to Be What?", script by Larry Siegel, art by Jack Rickard. "Who Are You Gonna Blame...?", script by Lou Silverstone, art by Angelo Torres. "Classical Beat Magazine," script by Larry Siegel, art by Jack Davis; A satire of a pop music magazine, used to promote classical music. "William Shakespeare... Movie Critic," script by Henry Clark; William Shakespeare critiques "Star Trek, The Motion Picture", "1941", "The Amityville Horror", "Bronco Billy", "The China Syndrome", "Moonraker", "Rocky", "Rocky II", "Apocalypse Now", "The Black Hole" and "The Jerk." "Har to Har," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the television show Hart to Hart. Back cover story by Sergio Aragones. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.90.

  • Issue #225
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 225

    Cover art by Mort Drucker. Mad Super Special ad. "Flopeye," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the movie Popeye. "Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Blazing Hot Day on the Desert," script and art by Don Martin. "A Mad Look at Some... Celebrities Diapers," script by Paul Peter Porges, art by Bob Clarke; featuring Attila the Hun; Hare Krishna; Jesse James; Pythagoras; Harry Houdini; Mickey Mouse; Muhammad Ali; Napoleon; The Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan; Yasir Arafat; Lady Godiva; Steve Martin; Arnold Schwarzeneger; and Kiss. "If They Can Put a Man on the Moon, Then Why Can't They...," script by John Ficarra, art by Jack Davis. "Mad's Airline President of the Year," script by Frank Jacobs, art by George Woodbridge. "Mad's Really Relevant Book of Lists," script by Frank Jacobs. Altered States Flip Cover by Jack Rickard. "Assaulted State," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the movie Altered States. "Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Blazing Hot Day on the Beach," script and art by Don Martin. "The Lighter Side of...," script and art by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of Dining Out; Collections; Photography; Punishment; Television; The Car; TV News; Food; Crime; Boating; Obsessions; The Beach; The Telephone; and Accidents. Spy vs. Spy by Antonio Prohias. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.90.

  • Issue #226
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 226
    Published Oct 1981 by EC.

    Cover art by Jack Rickard. "Superduperman II," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Mort Drucker; Parody of the film "Superman II": The hero's attempt to claim a normal life is interrupted by the intrusion of three fugitive criminals from his home planet. "Don Martin Sells Us Sea Shells by the Sea Shore," script and art by Don Martin. "Stadium & Team Owners Paraphenalia 1981 Supply Catalogue," script by Tom Koch, art by Bob Clarke; Catalog of supplies for stadium operators to help them make more money and make their customer's experience worse. "Stuff We Don't Get to See on the Tube," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Jack Davis; Examples of how TV reality doesn't always include real reality. "The Lighter Side of…", script and art by Dave Berg; Single entry strips satirizing how people deal with economizing, obedience, love, communication, finances, vacations, working, cooking, activists, marriage, worries, the office, and teenagers. "Spy Vs. Spy," script and art by Antonio Prohias; The White Spy decoys the Black Spy into sabotaging himself. "How Many Mistakes can You Find in this Picture?", script by Chris Hart, art by George Woodbridge; A picture of a rock concert is designated with intentional "mistakes" and the reader must identify what the mistakes are. "Thought Patterns for Real-Life Every-Day Situations," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Harry North. "Still More American Jokes They're Telling in Poland," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Paul Coker Jr.; Jokes based on stereotypical behavior characteristics of Americans. "Too Gross for Comfort," script by Stan Hart, art by Angelo Torres; Parody of the TV series "Too Close For Comfort"; An overprotective father annoys his two teenage daughters, but not as much as the unfunny script does. "One Day in Metropolis" back cover strip by Don Martin. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.90.

  • Issue #227
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 227

    Cover art by Jack Rickard. Mad Super Special ad. "Arbor Day," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Jack Davis; Mad's version of a typical horror movie. "The Mad TV Coroner's Report," script by Stan Hart; Mad discloses why the following series were canceled: The White Shadow; The Tim Conway Show; Enos; Soap; Those Amazing Animals; The Waltons; Flo; Aloha Paradise; Lobo; and Nero Wolf. "The Lighter Side of...," script and art by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of Stress; Grandparents; Sibling Rivalry; Supermarkets; Domestic Chores; Pets; Shopping; Match-Making; School; Inflation; Invitations; Business; Plants; and Weddings. "Mad Careers for the Slow and Lazy," script and art by Paul Peter Porges. "Don Martin's Version of a Movie of Ecchcaliber," script by Larry Siegel, art by Don Martin; A satire of the movie of the fantasy film Excalibur. "A Mad Look at Teachers," script by Stan Hart, art by Bob Clarke. "More Sub-Divisions for Public Places," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Angelo Torres. "A Mad Survey of Today's Living, Showing Why... You Can't Win!", script by Larry Siegel, art by Harry North. "Spy vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Magnumb, P.U.", art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the television show MAGNUM, P.I. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. Back cover strip by Sergio Aragones. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.90.

  • Issue #228
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 228

    Cover art by Jack Rickard. "Starchie Bonker's Place or A Christmas Carol O'Conner," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the television show Archie Bunkers Place and the novel A Christmas Carol. Mock-up of a National Enquirer cover. "The Lighter Side of...," script and art by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of Helping; Assertiveness; Diets; Values; The Telephone; Interviews; Pets; Nursery Rhymes; Greed; Weddings; Going Out; Shopping; Tragedies; and Exams. "The 1981 Night Before Christmas or A Final Visit From St. Nicholas," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Harry North; featuring Santa Claus and Ralph Nader. "Family Snapshots They Never Put in the Family Album," script and art by Paul Peter Porges. "Outlandish," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the movie Outland. "Give Thanks," script by John Ficarra, art by Sergio Aragones; Some Mad suggestions for things to give thanks for on thanksgiving." "The National Parent Test," script by Stan Hart, art by Paul Coker. "A Mad Look at Discrimination," script by Larry Siegel, art by George Woodbridge. "Raiders of a Lost Art," script by Dick DeBartolo and Frank Jacobs, art by Jack Davis. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. Back cover strip by Don Martin. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.90.

  • Issue #229
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 229

    Cover art by Don Martin. Mad Super Special ad. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation; Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 2,133,610. "For Her Thighs Only," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the movie James Bond: For Your Eyes Only. "Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Day in a Sculptor's Studio," script and art by Don Martin. "A Mad Report on Progress," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Harry North. "If the Underworld Were Allowed to Advertise," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Jack Rickard. "The Lighter Side of...," script and art by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of Doctors; Automobiles; Crime; The Past; Shopping; Eating; Marriage; Kids; Communicating; Messages; Sports; Finances; Transportation; and Little Kids. "A Mad Look at the Idiocy of Young Athletes Who Imitate the Pros on TV," script by Tom Koch, art by Jack Davis; sports parody. "Spy vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Whatever Became of...?", script by Frank Jacobs; featuring Charles Bronson; Rona Barrett; Hugh Hefner; Vanessa Redgrave; Billy Carter; George Lucas; Ed McMahon; Ralph Nader; Billy Martin; and Fidel Castro. "A Mad Look at Lousy Kissers," script and art by Paul Peter Porges. "A Mad Guide to Understanding Statistics," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Paul Coker. "Family Fools," script by Dick Bic, art by Angelo Torres. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. Back cover strip by Sergio Aragones. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.90.

  • Issue #230
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 230

    Cover art by Bob Clarke. "Video Games Based on Real Life," script and art by Al Jaffee; "screen shots" of various fictional games with humorous captions. "Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Fine Afternoon While Skydiving," script and art by Don Martin. "Questions We'd Like to Ask Some TV Advertisers," script by Billy Doherty (idea) and Tom Koch, art by Angelo Torres. "The Lighter Side of...," script and art by by Dave Berg; The Lighter Side of Roommates; Toys; The Telephone; Mornings; Hair; The Times; Cooking; Punctuality; Business Calls; Reading; Know-How; Kid Brothers; Reunions; and Communicating. "Only a True Rock Fan Would...," script by Chris Hart, art by Jack Davis. "The Model Majority Manual," script by Stan Hart, art by George Woodbridge; How to help form a moral nation...and reverse the trend from national shame to national glory...through our Lord. "A Mad Portfolio of... Quotes You Can Bet Were Never Said," script and art by Dick DeBartolo; featuring Richard Nixon; Ed McMahon; Gene Simmons; Meatloaf; Charles Schulz; John McEnroe; Milton Berle; Nancy Reagan; Sammy Davis, Jr.; Marie Osmond; and Jack Ritter. "The Star Wars Log: The Master Plan for Future Space Films," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Harry North; featuring Obi-Wan Kenobi; Darth Vader; Chewbacca; Princess Leia; Han Solo; C-3PO; R2-D2; Luke Skywalker; Boba Fett; Yoda; and Lando Calrissian. "DeGenerate Hospital," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the television series General Hospital. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.90.

  • Issue #231
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 231

    Last 90-cent issue. Cover art by Harry North. "Mad's Academy Awards Show," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; featuring Michael Caine; Lily Tomlin; Sylvester Stallone; Caitlin Clarke; Kermit the Frog; Miss Piggy; Paul Newman; Brooke Shields; Sylvia Kristel; Melissa Sue Anderson; Faye Dunaway; Danny DeVito; Robert Blake; George Segal; Mel Brooks; Charles Grodin; Dudley Moore; Bruce Dern; Julie Andrews; Jerry Lewis; Peter Ustinov; Burt Lancaster; Susan Sarandon; Walter Matthau; Roger Moore; Bo Derek; Jack Nicholson; George Hamilton; Cheech Marin; and Tommy Chong. "One Fine Day Downtown," script and art by Don Martin. "Ronald Reagan's Gettysburg Address," script by Paul Laikin, art by Jack Rickard. "The Lighter Side of....," script and art by Dave Berg. "If Photograph Albums Told the Whole Truth," script by Stan Hart, art by Al Jaffee. "What Disc Jockeys Say.... and What They Mean," script by Dick de Bartolo, art by Rick Meyerowitz. "Truly Honest and Informative Listings," script and art by Tom Koch; Parody of TV Guide. "Mad Visits a Local Gun Club Picnic," script by Larry Siegel, art by Jack Davis; featuring Ronald Reagan. "The Mad Application for Membership in the Moral Majority," script by John Ficarra. "The Mad Nasty Book Volume Three," script by Tom Koch, art by Harry North; featuring The White House and M.A.S.H. "Swill Street Blues," script by Tom Koch, art by Angelo Torres; Parody of TV show Hill Street Blues. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.90.

  • Issue #232
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 232

    First $1.00 issue. Cover art by Jack Rickard. "The Greatest American Zero," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the TV series "The Greatest American Hero," an FBI agent tries to train a teacher with a super-suit how to be a hero. "One Gloomy Day in the Dungeons," script and art by Don Martin; A dungeon prisoner demands privacy. "The Mad Student's Hate Book," script by Mike Claussen (plot), Al Jaffee, and Jody Revenson, art by Al Jaffee; Examples of things that make a student's life more difficult. "If Junk Mail had Always Existed," script by Tom Koch, art by George Woodbridge; Period-specific advertising fliers. "A Mad Guide to First Aid," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Angelo Torres; A first aid treatment manual that does more harm than good. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by Dave Berg; Humorously annoying behavior regarding women's liberation, bravery, curiosity, decisions, telephones, progress, shopping, relationships, growing up, children, values, snacking, partying and Sunday school. "Mad's ABC's of Writing Successful Exams and Term Papers," script by Tom Koch, art by Paul Coker Jr.; Collection of suggestions to writing better term papers, one suggestion for each letter of the alphabet. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Mad's Occult Promoter of the Year," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Jack Davis. "Mad Looks in on Public Television," script by Larry Siegel, art by Harry North; A local Public Broadcasting System TV station conducts a fund drive. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. Back cover strip by Sergio Aragones. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #233
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 233

    Cover art by Bob Clarke. "Ronald Reagan Now Starring at The White House," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; The Reagan Administration is portrayed in various dramatic genres, such as a Shakespearean play or a gangster film. "Last Year at the Freensville Marathon," script and art by Don Martin; Marathon runners hit the wall. "The Second Edition of the Mad Overrated Underrated Book," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Don Martin; Examples of things that are overrated and corresponding items which are underrated. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by Dave Berg; The humorous trials and tribulations of dealing with dating, rain, packaged foods, cooking, UFOs, doctors, criticism, promises, advice, paternal concern, hospitals, diets, fear, and eating. "A 21st Century Guide to American Wildlife," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Bob Jones; Examples of how twentieth century pollution will cause species evolution in the twenty-first century. "Missile Alert," script and art by Sergio Aragones; The Air Force gets some new tech. "Mad's Updated Practical Joke Catalog," script by Diane Riccobene (plot) and Al Jaffee, art by Al Jaffee; Devices to aid people in playing practical jokes on others. "Six Minutes Looks at Nuclear Power," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Jack Davis; Satirical expose of the nuclear industry. "How Many Mistakes can You Find in this Picture?", script by Chris Hart, art by Mort Drucker; Illustration of a video game parlor, with twenty instances of behavior that isn't typical of such an establishment. "A Mad Look at Other Uses for Live Lobsters," script and art by Paul Peter Porges. "The Brawl Guy," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Angelo Torres; In a parody of the TV series "The Fall Guy," a stunt man doubles as a less-than-competant private detective. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. Back cover strip by Don Martin. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #234
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 234

    Cover art by Mott Drucker. "M*U*S*H*", script by Arnie Kogen, art by Jack Davis; In a parody of the TV series "M*A*S*H*," life is portrayed on a past-its-prime television series about the Korean War. "Marching Songs Now that the Armed Forces are Co-ed," script by Mary Joan Chini (plot) and Frank Jacobs, art by Jack Rickard; Famous military songs are rewritten to reflect modern times. "One Freezing Day in a Cemetery," script and art by Don Martin; A group of pallbearers have an accident. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by Dave Berg; Ironic situations inspired by people dealing with big brothers, cooking, injuries, crime, discipline, math, the other woman, economics, doctors, medical exams, dinner time, parents, dating and justice. "Mad's Theft and Vandal-Proof Products," script and art by Al Jaffee; Products designed to foil theft and vandalism attempts. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "A Mad Look at American Justice," script by Larry Siegel, art by George Woodbridge; A satirical examination of the American Justice System from its beginnings to its current state. "A Special Edition of 20/30 Starring Barbara Waltzers," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Mort Drucker; A journalist interview three celebrities plugging their new films. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #235
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 235

    "Rockhead III," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Jack Davis; In a parody of the film "Rocky III," faced with a challenge from a ruthless opponent, a boxer must recapture the fighting spirit he lost in the flood of personal success. "Hidden Charges in Typical Bills," script by Stan Hart, art by Bob Clarke; An article which points out hidden charges for silly things in everyday invoices. "Dumb Kind of Hero," script by Larry Siegel, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the film "Some Kind Of Hero," a Vietnam vet, released from a P.O.W. camp after betraying the U.S., has a difficult time coping with civilian life. "T-shirts with Messages We'd Like to See," script by Larry Siegel, art by George Woodbridge; Novelty shirts with bluntly honest slogans printed on them. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by Dave Berg; How people deal with school, blame, weddings, business, invitations, power, etiquette, modern education, the future, college, experiments, chores, making out, and punishment. "If Elected, I Solemnly Promise ...," script by Tom Koch, art by Al Jaffee; Examples of boorish behavior that needs to be legislated against. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "The Yaks of Life," script by Tom Koch, art by Angelo Torres; In a parody of the TV series "The Facts of Life," four characteristically diverse teen girls face life in a girl's academy under the guidance of their blunt but caring counselor. "Conehead the Barbituate," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Don Martin; Parody of the Conan the Barbarian novels and short stories; a none-too-bright swordsman seeks revenge against the sorcerer who killed his parents. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. Back cover art by Boris Vallejo. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #236
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 236

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    Cover art by Jack Rickard. "Q.T. The Quasi-Terrestrial," script by Stan Hart, art by Jack Davis; A satire of the movie, "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial." "E.T.", script and art by Don Martin; E.T. makes his own version of a ghetto blaster. "Awful Annie," script by Larry Siegel, art by Angelo Torres; A satire of the movie "Annie." "How Many Mistakes Can You Find In This Picture ?", script by Chris Hart, art by George Woodbridge; Another "How Many Mistakes" feature, this one featuring a Discount Hi-Fi Store. "The Lighter Side Of...," script and art by Dave Berg; Dave Berg's Lighter Side of gag section focusing on the topics, Babysitting; Credibility; The Telephone; Politics; Snacks; Excuses; Bad Habits; Spray Cans; Computers; Sports; Advice; Bargains; Eating; Shopping and Cold Weather. "Spy VS. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "A Mad Guide To The Anatomy Of The Human Body Based On The Comics," script by Frank Jacobs and Sergio Aragones (Idea), art by Jack Rickard; A guide of the human body part by part using famous comic strip characters body parts as examples. "Mad Presents Some Graphic Demonstrations Of...When Not To Use Famous Pick-Up Lines," script by Chris Hart, art by Al Jaffee; Gags based on the premise of When Not To Use Famous "Pick-Up" Lines in various illogical situations. "Star Blecch II The Wreck Of Korn," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the movie, "Star Trek II The Wrath Of Khan." "Star Trek II," script and art by Don Martin; Don Martin's wacky view of Vulcan anatomy. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. Back cover strip with art by Jack Davis. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #237
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 237

    "Paltry Guise," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Jack Davis; In a parody of the film "Poltergeist," a family tries to cope with the strange incidents that randomly occur in their new home. "One Fine Day in Fairbanks, Alaska," script and art by Don Martin; A dog sled is forced to make a series of stops. "If Famous Poets had to Make a Living Today," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Jack Rickard; Classic poets apply their talents to mundane modern jobs. "The 1982 Mad Yearbook," script and art by Lou Silverstone; Satirical captions are added below generic file photos parodying current events. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by Dave Berg; Humorous reactions to situations involving communication, meals, birthdays, fathers, flattery, advice, timing, the environment, cars, chauvinism, working, shopping, fighting, and exams. "If They Passed Other Truth In... Laws," script by Stan Hart, art by Harry North; If other people in other situations were required to tell the truth just like advertisers. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Mad's School Teacher of the Year," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Paul Coker Jr.; A high school teacher is interviewed about his job and his approach to education. "Some Simple Laws that Make Sense Out of Soap Operas," script by Mark Dressler, art by Angelo Torres. "A Foreign Traveler's Guide to the United States," script by Larry Siegel, art by George Woodbridge; Almanac with advice to tourists about life in the United States. Back cover strip, script by Sergio Aragones, art by Jack Davis. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #238
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 238

    Cover art by Jack Rickard. Inside front cover strip by Sergio Aragones. "An Officer Ain't No Gentleman," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the film "An Officer and a Gentleman," a military recruit finds love while trying to survive a brutal drill sergeant. "Don Martin's Atomic Holocaust Survival Manual," script by Don Edwing, art by Don Martin; A guide to surviving nuclear attack. "Mad's X-Reagans," script by Don Edwing, art by Bob Clarke; Photos of President Reagan are altered to reveal hidden items for comedic effect. "Little-Known and Rarely Diagnosed Mad Ailments Contracted at Hospitals," script and art by Don Edwing. "The U.S. Video Game Olympic Team," script by Frank Jacobs, art by George Woodbridge; The best of the best video gamers. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by Dave Berg; The humorous trials of baby-sitting, growing up, job qualifications, modern morality, wisdom, relationships, status clothing, eating out, economics, conclusions, sacrifices, fire fighters, police, nagging, and assumptions. "A Mad Look at the Differences Between Optimism, Pessimism & Realism," script by Tom Koch, art by Jack Davis; How the same situation is judged from three different perspectives. "If Parents and Children Behaved like Professional Sports Figures," script by Dennis Snee, art by Jack Rickard; Parent/child relationships are described in contemporary sports terms. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Private Benjurmind," script by Larry Siegel, art by Angelo Torres; In a parody of the TV spin-off series "Private Benjamin," a clumsy goof tries to survive in the army. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #239
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 239

    Cover art by Jack Rickard. "Simple & Simple," script by Lou Silverstone and Dick DeBartolo, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the TV series "Simon and Simon," two brothers try to solve crimes while bickering like brothers. "One Prehistoric Morning While Inventing," script and art by Don Martin; A caveman finds a different use for the newly invented wheel. "Places to Hide the M-X Missle Where They Will Never be Found," script by Paul Laikin, art by George Woodbridge; Places devoid of people that can house missile silos. "The Lighter Side of ...", script and art by Dave Berg; The trials and ironies of sickness, jogging, marriage, school, eating, offers, sleep, personalities, bumper stickers, pets, logic, neighbors, employment, and television. "A Mad Look at Big-Time TV," script and art by Paul Peter Porges; Examples of things unique to television. "Mad's Defense Contractor of the Year," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Al Jaffee; A multi-billionaire defense contractor is interviewed. "Long Distance Runs of the Future," script by Dennis Snee, art by Jack Rickard; Theme suggestions for future urban marathon events. "Personalized License Plates for Fictional and Historical Characters," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Bob Clarke. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "The Verdiccch," script by Stan Hart, art by Angelo Torres; Parody of the film "The Verdict"; an alcoholic lawyer takes a malpractice case against a church-run hospital and finds his reason for being. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #240
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 240

    Cover art by Jack Rickard. "Tootsie Role," script by Larry Siegel, art by Mort Drucker; Parody of the film "Tootsie"; an out of work actor nabs a part in a TV soap opera by masquerading as a woman. "Picture Signs for all Occasions," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Bob Clarke; Wordless signs warning of various social situations. "Little-Known and Rarely Diagnosed Mad Ailments Contracted at Fast Food Restaurants," script and art by Don Edwing; Diseases specifically contracted from frequenting fast food restaurants. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by Dave Berg; Outline of the changes external forces exert on a television situation comedy. "How Many Mistakes can You Find in this Picture?", script by Chris Hart, art by Angelo Torres; Picture of a high school prom with a list of mistakes in the illustration. "Don Martin Looks at the Dark Crystal," script and art by Don Martin; In a parody of the film "The Dark Crystal," a colony of elves and fairies oppose a bid for conquest from a colony of underworld trolls. "State College of Adulthood Training," script by Tom Koch, art by George Woodbridge; College whose curriculum focuses on training young people to be conformist adults. "Mother Goose Around the World," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Paul Coker Jr.; Famous nursery rhymes are altered to reflect the local traits of various world regions. "Give Us a Break!", script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Angelo Torres; In a parody of the TV series "Gimme a Break," a widower and his four children live with a housekeeper who insults them. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. Back cover strip by Don Martin. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #241
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 241

    Cover art by George Woodbridge. "Knut Rider," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Angelo Torres; Parody of the TV series "Knight Rider"; a man drives a car with artificial intelligence, solves crimes and picks up girls. "One Fine Day Uptown," script and art by Don Martin; A man views a competition through a hole in a wooden fence. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by Dave Berg; The trials and tribulations of dealing with comparisons, emergencies, baby sitters, guilt, splitsville, old age, traveling, eating out, answers, fast food joints, neighbors, handguns, exams and running. "When You Go to the Movies, You Can be Sure of Seeing," script by Larry Siegel, art by Jack Rickard; An illustrated list of cinema cliches. "Future Smithsonian Exhibits from TV Land," script by Dennis Snee, art by George Woodbridge; Unusual TV props on exhibit at the national museum. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Three Cornered Pitney," script by Tom Koch, art by Jack Davis; How to build and play a brand new game. "Little Known Celebrity Cult Groups," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Angelo Torres. "A Mad Look at Lines," script and art by Paul Peter Porges; Examples of odd collections of people lined up for something. "The Mad Nasty Book, Volume Four," script by Tom Koch, art by Harry North; Examples of modern celebrities and trends are cited and then ridiculed. "A Mad Look at the Walkman," script and art by Sergio Aragones; Inappropriate uses for your portable radio and headphones. "Square Dregs," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Mort Drucker; Parody of the TV series "Square Pegs"; two misfit high school students try to be popular. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #242
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 242
    Published Oct 1983 by EC.

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    Cover art by Richard Williams. "Re-Hash Of The Jeti," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the movie, "Return Of The Jedi." "A Mad Guide Of Life's Annoying Little Uncertainties...Or...You're Never Really 100% Sure," script by John Ficarra, art by Paul Coker; A series of gags on things we're just not certain of in life's everyday situations. "Mad's Video Game Arcade Owner Of The Year," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Angelo Torres; Clint Eastwood interviews Philo Starbuck of the Milky Way Arcade. "One Fine Medieval Morning At Home," script and art by Don Martin; Home-town boy gets decapitated. "The Lighter Side Of...," script and art by Dave Berg; Dave Berg's Lighter Side of gag section focusing on the topics, Clothes; Dentists; Records; Sex; Food; Love; Annoyances; Soap Operas; Block-Busting; Bragging; Dating; Greeting Cards; Graffiti; Money & Pets. "Spy VS. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Mad's All-Inclusive Do-It-Yourself Peanuts Comic Strip," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Jack Rickard; Fill in the blanks Peanuts comic strip. "Poetic Tributes To People Who Wouldn't Ordinarily Get Them," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Harry North; Poems dedicated to people in small time or seedy occupations like a mugger; a plumber; a garbage man; a parking attendant; a mover; a loan-shark; a postal clerk; an accountant and a forgotten government official. "An Advertiser Would Have Us Believe," script by Tom Koch, art by Jack Davis; Examples of what advertisers will say just to get someone to buy into their product. "The *A* Team [The *Asinine* Team]", script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; A satire of the TV series, "The A-Team." Back cover Frankenstein strip by Don Martin. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #243
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 243
    Published Dec 1983 by EC.

    Last $1.00 issue. Cover art by Richard Williams. "Stuporman ZZZ," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the film "Superman III," a computer genius turns Stuporman evil at the whim of a corrupt businessman. "Don Martin's Superman III Out-Takes," script and art by Don Martin. "Cosmetics for Kids," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Bob Clarke; Cosmetic products to make children seem older. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by by Dave Berg; A cynical look at dealing with breaking the ice, birthday presents, playing golf, remaining neutral, serving dinner, excuses, new cars, employees, communication, jogging, volunteering, doctors, dating and coming home late. "The Mad School of Parenting," script by Stan Hart, art by George Woodbridge; Course booklet outlining various courses of study in parenting. "Talking Cars of the Future," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Paul Coker Jr.; The potential problems created by cars that can speak are outlined. "If Certain Celebrities Married...What Would Their Children be Like," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Mort Drucker; Depicting the children of unusual pairings and the traits those children would display. "Amending the Rule Books to Cover Sportscasters," script by Tom Koch, art by Jack Davis; Rules designed to curb excessive behavior in the announcing booth. "The Book of Mad," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Jack Rickard; Bob Clark; Pau Coker Jr.; Jack Davis; George Woodbridge; Dave Berg; and Don Martin. "Don Martin's Return of the Jedi Out-Takes," script and art by Don Martin. "T.J. Shnooker," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Angelo Torres. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #244
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 244

    First $1.25 issue. Cover art by Richard Williams. "Warped Games," script by Larry Siegel, art by Mort Drucker; Parody of the film "War Games"; a high school student hacks into a military computer and becomes a fugitive from government prosecution. "Bedsheet Signs We'll Never See on TV," script by Tom Koch, art by Bob Clarke; Signs displayed by fans at football stadiums that are a little too truthful. "Macho Is...", script by Tom Koch, art by Paul Coker Jr.; Humorous ways men attempt to prove their masculinity. "One Morning in the Dungeon Room," script and art by Don Martin; A prisoner is given the promise of release. "The Lighter Side of ...," script by Dave Berg; A humorous look at nausea, divorce, policemen, crime, culture, dinner, secrets, drunk driving, telephone calls, grades, borrowing. students, work, and neighbors. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Mad's Multiple Choice TV Scene Test," script and art by Paul Peter Porges; Various television situations are presented along with multiple descriptions of those scenes to choose from. "One Afternoon in the School Room," script and art by Don Martin; Students in a classroom dispense some vigilante justice. "Mad's All-Inclusive Monday Night Football Betting Pool," art by Jack Davis; An example of a betting slip listing wagers on every aspect of Monday Night Football, both involving the game and involving the broadcast. "Famous Quotations--and How the People Back Then Reacted to Them," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Harry North; Sarcastic answers to famous historical quotes. "Asinine to Five," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Angelo Torres; In a parody of the TV series "Nine to Five," three like-minded office workers struggle against discriminatory office practices. "A Mad History of Communication," script by Larry Siegel, art by George Woodbridge; Satirical history of the evolution of communication in the human species. "Psycho, Too," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Mort Drucker; Parody of the film "Psycho II"; a serial murder recently released from a mental hospital tries to return to society. Back cover strip with art by Don Martin. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #245
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 245

    "Staying Awake," script by Stan Hart, art by Jack Davis; In a parody of the film "Staying Alive," a Brooklyn youth struggles to make it in his chosen profession without the aid of brains or talent. "One Lucky Morning on Friday the 13th, script and art by Don Martin; A man down on his luck finds some money lying on the street. "What Parents Think...and What Kids Think...," script by Tom Koch, art by Paul Coker Jr.; Examples of situations from the perspective of an adult and a teen. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by Dave Berg; Cynical observations of human behavior concerning vintage wines, annoying pets, winning a bet, dinner guests, news broadcasts, being successful, being an only child, seeing a movie, problem eaters, job interviews, creating a mess, going to a psychiatrist, learning to tell time and arriving at a compromise. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "What Is a Hang-up?", script by Tom Koch, art by Sergio Aragones; Essay on human behavior quirks. "Wishful Thinking," script and art by Paul Peter Porges; Examples of people wishing for dire consequences for other people doing annoying things. "Little Known Patents," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by George Woodbridge. "Mad's Helpful Hints on Breaking Up with a Girl," script by Larry Siegel, art by Jack Rickard. "The 1984 M.G.M. Movie Theater Owners Supply Catalogue," script by Tom Koch, art by Bob Clarke; Supplies for theaters guaranteed to make their patrons uncomfortable. "Not-So-New-Hart," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Angelo Torres; In a parody of the TV series "Newhart," a terrifically low-key man owns a quaint bed and breakfast with a collection of quaint characters. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. Back cover strip with art by Don Martin. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #246
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 246

    Cover art by Jack Davis. Untitled story, script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; Parodying the television show "At The Movies," with two critics reviewing three current hit films. "Trading Races," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the film "Trading Places," as a social experiment, two wealthy capitalists engineer a life swap between a upper-class white man and an inner-city black man. "Raunchy Business," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the film "Risky Business," a high school student sleeps around until he finds a woman he wants to settle down with. "Flashdunce," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the film "Flashdance," a young woman moonlights from her welding job as an exotic dancer. "The Lighter Side of ...", script and art by Dave Berg; The humorous aggravations of auto repairs, divorce, excuses, tests, dieting, staying awake, playmates, college, cold weather, cooking, time, mothers, the telephone and progress. "How Many Mistakes can You Find in this Picture of a Fast Food Restaurant?", script by Chris Hart, art by Jack Davis; Illustration of a typical fast food restaurant with some things that aren't typical. "A Mad Look at Foto-Booths," script and art by Sergio Aragones. "One Afternood on a Corner Downtown," script and art by Don Martin; A street beggar courts multiple income streams. "C-R-E-E-P of the Year," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Harry North; Robin Williams interviews a Crisis Relocation Emergency Evacuation Planner. "Mad's Early Warning Signs," script by Don Edwing, art by George Woodbridge; Examples of signs that the country is gearing up for war. "Matt Houstink," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Angelo Torres; In a parody of the TV series "Matt Houston," a wealthy Texan acts as a private detective despite not having any aptitude for the job. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #247
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 247

    Cover art by Richard Williams. Photo of Sergio Aragones' appearance on the TV show "Real People." "The Right Stiff," script by Dick DeBartolo, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the film "The Right Stuff," the story of how the United States space program got off the ground in spite of itself is told. "One Morning on the West Coast," script and art by Don Martin; A woman christening a ship hits it a little too hard. "The Lighter Side of ...", script and art by Dave Berg; The humorous aspects of movies, school, shopping, insomnia, convertible sofas, worry, job hunting, the law, mothers, the blues, appreciation, computers, salaries, and empathy. "Mafia Outlet Bureau 1984 Shop-by-Mail Catalog," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Bob Clarke; Catalog of merchandise demographically aimed at gangsters. "Academy Awards for Teachers," script by Lou Silverstone, art by George Woodbridge; Awards for less-than-desirable behavior by teachers. "One Afternoon in a Large City," script and art by Don Martin; An entrepreneur takes advantage of a potential suicide situation. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "The Mad Owner's Manual for a New American Car," script by Tom Koch, art by Al Jaffee; Explanation of how to cope with the defects of your new car. "It's a Mad, Mad World," script by Tom Koch, art by Jack Davis; How different regions of the world react to a given circumstance. "After MUSH," script by Stan Hart, art by Angelo Torres; In a parody of the TV series "After M*A*S*H*," three Korean War vets have trouble settling into life at a wacky stateside hospital. "The Frog Prince V" back cover strip by Don Martin. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #248
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 248

    Cover art by Richard Williams. "Scarred Face," script by Larry Siegel, art by Jack Davis; In a parody of the film "Scarface," a Cuban refugee rises through the Miami drug trade through violence and sarcasm. "Early One Morning in an African Jungle," script and art by Don Martin; Tarzan and a female explorer are captured by a native tribe. "Mad's Political Believe It or Nuts," script by Don Edwing, art by Bob Clarke; Parody of the "Ripley's Believe It or Not" panel; Collection of oddities about well-known political figures. "Remington Steal," script by Lou Silverstone, art by Angelo Torres; In a parody of the TV series "Remington Steele," a pair of male and female detectives try to solve a case, when they can keep their hands off of each other. "Modern Merit Badges," script by Stan Hart, art by George Woodbridge; Boy Scout merit badges, adjusted to reflect modern values and problems. "Horrifying Cliches 11," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Paul Coker Jr.; Grisly visualizations of common cliche phrases. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by Dave Berg; Humorous situations involving anxious mothers, superstitions, teenage phrases, the post office, income taxes, relatives, senior citizens, education, recipes, the movies, fighting, eating out, home remedies, and moving out. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Mad's Practical Joke Catalogue for Doctors," script by Beppe Sabatini, art by Al Jaffee. "Other Uses for Pet Boa Constrictors," script and art by Paul Peter Porges. "Mentl," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the film "Yentl," a Jewish woman fights for opportunity in male-dominated Jewish society by masquerading as a man. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. Back cover strip with art by Jack Davis. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #249
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 249

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    Cover art by Richard Williams. "Grimlins," script by Stan Hart, art by Mort Drucker; In a parody of the film "Gremlins," a cuddly little beast becomes the pet from Hell and rampages through a small town. "One Fine Morning in the Hospital," script and art by Don Martin; A surgeon rebukes his nurse. "If the Real World of Today Caught Up with the Comics," script by Frank Jacobs, art by George Woodbridge; featuring Beetle Bailey; Killer; Sargent Orville Snorkel; Garfield; Jon Arbuckle; Dagwood Bumstead; Mr. Dithers; Agatha Crumm; Hagar the Horrible; Andy Capp; and Momma. "The Lighter Side of ...," script and art by Dave Berg; The humorous complications of dating, favors, clothing, accidents, mornings, questions, the telephone, shopping, television, compassion, the family car, illness, do-it-yourself and restaurants. "One Fine Afternoon in the Morgue," script and art by Don Martin. "How Many Mistakes can You Find in this Picture of a Movie Theater?", script by Chris Hart, art by Jack Davis. "Things To Do on the Day After," script and art by Al Jaffee; Coping with a post-apocalyptic world. "Spy Vs. Spy" by Antonio Prohias. "Tom Hachtman's Double Takes," script and art by Tom Hachtman; Merging celebrities with other celebrities or with famous comic and cartoon characters. "Mad's Ideal Presidential Candidate for 1984," script by Don Edwing, art by Mort Drucker; Combining selected facial features of multiple politicians to create the perfect Presidential face. "The Sham-Jock Catalog," script by James Kasmir (plot) and Frank Jacobs, art by Bob Clarke; Athletic equipment for the non-athlete. "Beers," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Angelo Torres; In a parody of the TV series "Cheers," a neighborhood bar is too busy being hip and intellectual to actually be a place to drink. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #250
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 250

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    Cover art by Richard Williams. "Inbanana Jones and the Temple of Goons," script by Dick De Bartolo, art by Jack Davis; Parody of the film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. "Mad's Modern Believe It or Nuts!", script by Frank Jacobs, art by Bob Clarke; Parody of Ripley's Believe It or Not. "Mad's Easy Step-by-Step Break Dance Chart," script by Don Edwing, art by Al Jaffee. "Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan," script and art by Don Martin; Short scenes parodying the film Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan. "The Mad Nasty Book, Volume Five," script by Tom Koch, art by Harry North; featuring Michael Jackson; Billy Martin; Jesse Jackson; Fred Rogers; Mickey Mouse; Joan Rivers; and John Glenn. "The Lighter Side of...," script and art by Dave Berg. "Horrifying Sports Cliches ," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Paul Coker. "A Mad Look at Horseback Riding," script and art by Sergio Aragones. "Mad's X-Rated Celebrity Trivia Quiz," script by Paul Laikin, art by Mort Drucker. "Splashdance," script by Arnie Kogen, art by Mort Drucker; Parody of the film Splash. Mad Fold-In by Al Jaffee. Back cover strip with art by Don Martin. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $1.25.