Elder, Bill; Russ Heath, Wally Wood, Jack Davis (illus).
New York. Educational Comics, Inc., 08- 1954.
Volume I, No. 14. Illustrated humor magazine in comic book format; 10 x 7 inches; 30 pp. Three inch split at top of spine; numeral "10" written on front cover in ink; light abrasions to front cover; 2 short tears to rear cover. Contents in very good condition. Cover features image of Mona Lisa holding a copy of Mad magazine. Illustrated features include "Manduck the Magician" (Elder); "Movie Ads" (Wood); "The Countynental!" (Davis); "Plastic Sam!" (Heath). Full title on front cover reads: "Tales Calculated to Drive You MAD" with, along spine edge, "Humor In A Jugular Vein." On rear cover an ad for Charles Atlas "the world's most perfectly developed man." (Sadly, this is not a lampoon advertisement.). Item #53608