MAD Magazine #41

MAD Magazine #41 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
1st Edition - New York
September 1st, 1958
Dear Editor-....
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- The cartoon -MAD answers questions most asked by Camp Counselors- was drawn by Mel Lazarus, the writer of the very famous comic series -Miss Peach-


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Table of Contents

Cover: Dear Editor

Artist, Colorist: Frank Kelly Freas

If You're A New Fan You're Lucky!

Department: MAD For Keeps

Artist: Bill Elder


Department: Vital Features

Artist: The Usual Gang of Idiots

MAD Answers Questions Most Asked By Camp Counselors

Department: Aide-De-Camp

Artist, Writer: Mel Lazarus

Don't Be A Shnook!

Department: Mad Magazine

Artist: Bob Clarke

Hot Off The Press!

Department: The Brothers MAD

Random Samplings of Reader Mail

Department: Letters

Just A Limited Amount Left!

Department: Alfred E. Neuman

Artist: Norman Mingo

Statement of Ownership

Writer: William Gaines

It's Fun To Phone!

Department: Bet Telephone System

Artist: Wally Wood

The MAD Primer

Department: Throw The Book At 'Em

Artist: Joe Orlando Writer: Tom Koch

At Large In A Haberdashery

Department: Don Martin

Artist, Writer: Don Martin

How To Put Out An Imitation of MAD

Department: Free-Loading

Artist: Jack Davis Artist: Bill Elder Artist: Harvey Kurtzman Artist: Norman Mingo

Rare Old Magazines

Department: Look In The Yellowed Pages

Writer: Frank Jacobs Artist: Wally Wood

Go West, Old Format

Department: 3:10 To Yuma

Artist: George Woodbridge Writer: Albert Meglin

Go East, Old Western

Department: 3:10 To Westport

Artist: George Woodbridge Writer: Albert Meglin

Snob Appeal vs Slob Appeal

Department: Lower The Pitch

Writer: Frank Jacobs Artist: Bob Clarke

The Chess Game

Department: Don Martin

Artist, Writer: Don Martin

The New, Improved, Rotten Circus

Department: Henry Morgan

Artist: Wally Wood Artist: Bob Clarke Writer: Henry Morgan

How To Play Golf

Department: Tee And Sympathy

Artist: George Woodbridge Writer: Tom Koch

One Day's Advice Columns...The Next Day's Headlines

Department: Help Needed ...Help Heeded

Artist: Wally Wood

Strangely Believe It!

Department: Ernie Kovacs

Artist: Wally Wood Writer: Ernie Kovacs

The Wrong Lions

Department: Movies

Artist: Mort Drucker

The Great Mail Robbery

Department: Don Martin

Artist, Writer: Don Martin


Department: Two Years Before The Mess

Artist, Writer: Dave Berg

The Count-Down Man

Department: Bob & Ray

Artist: Mort Drucker Writer: Bob Elliott Writer: Ray Goulding Writer: Bill Levine Writer: Dee Caruso

The National Osographic Magazine

Department: Around The World In Eighty Pictures

Artist: Wally Wood Writer: Tom Koch

In A Penny Arcade

Department: Don Martin

Artist, Writer: Don Martin

You'll Be A "Knockout" In A MAD T-Shirt

Department: MAD T-Shirts

Artist: Wally Wood Artist: Larry Maleman

Edited Advertising Slogans

Department: Marginal Thinking

The Skid-Row Bums

Department: Chesterfind Cigarettes

Artist, Colorist: Frank Kelly Freas