MAD Magazine #40

MAD Magazine #40 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
1st Edition - New York
July 1st, 1958
Ernie Kovacs-Andy Griffith-Bob & Ray
Sale price:
25 cent
- Debut of Frank Kelly Freas


Cover Variations

Table of Contents

Cover: Wedding Cake

Artist, Colorist: Frank Kelly Freas

Hey Gang! At Last!

Department: MAD For Keeps

Artist: Wally Wood


Department: Vital Features

Artist: The Usual Gang of Idiots

Initials That Describe The Name

Department: Much Abbreviated Drivel

Writer: Frank Jacobs Artist: George Woodbridge

These Twelve Great American Corporations Know The Value of Advertising In MAD

Department: Mad Magazine

We're Running Out!

Department: Alfred E. Neuman

Artist: Norman Mingo

Random Samplings of Reader Mail

Department: Letters

If You Wannem, We Still Gottem!

Department: MAD Jewelry

MAD Trading Stamps

Department: Redeeming Feature

Artist: Bob Clarke Writer: Tom Koch

Pizza Pie

Department: Pass Another Napkin

Artist, Writer: Dave Berg

The Paper-Pickers

Department: Don Martin

Artist, Writer: Don Martin

Ecccchhh, Teen-Age Son of Thing

Department: Boy Meets Ghoul

Artist: Wally Wood

Reprinted in: US MAD Magazine #16

TV Scenes We'd Like To See

Department: Television

Artist: Joe Orlando Writer: E. Nelson Bridwell

Strangely Believe It!

Department: Ernie Kovacs

Artist: Wally Wood Writer: Ernie Kovacs

Alfred E. Neuman University

Department: Student Bodies

Artist: Bob Clarke

Inside Story

Department: Belly Laughs

Artist: Basil Wolverton


Department: Black And White, And Red All Over

Writer: Frank Jacobs Artist: Wally Wood

MAD Summer Vacation Guide

Department: Let's Get Away From It All

Artist: Bob Clarke Writer: Tom Koch

The Cold Cereal War

Department: Bob & Ray

Artist: Mort Drucker Writer: Bob Elliott Writer: Ray Goulding

The Bear Hunter

Department: Don Martin

Artist, Writer: Don Martin

Future "Of-The-Month" Clubs

Department: Join In Haste, Repent At Leisure

Writer: Frank Jacobs Artist: Bob Clarke

Coast-To-Coast For $16.75

Department: A Fare To Remember

Writer: Frank Jacobs Artist: Wally Wood

How To Read A Chamber Of Commerce Folder

Department: Key To The City

Artist: Joe Orlando Writer: Larry Yother

What It Was, Was Football

Department: Andy Griffith

Artist: George Woodbridge Writer: Andy Griffith

A Drive In The Country

Department: Don Martin

Artist, Writer: Don Martin

MAD T-Shirts

Department: MAD T-Shirts

Artist: Wally Wood Artist: Larry Maleman

New Authors For Old Books

Department: Marginal Thinking

A New Idea In Smoking!

Department: Sailem Floating Cigarettes

Artist, Colorist: Frank Kelly Freas