MAD Magazine #53

MAD Magazine #53 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
1st Edition - New York
March 1st, 1960
Special Leap Year Issue
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Table of Contents

Cover: Special Leap Year Issue

Artist, Colorist: Frank Kelly Freas

...Fleischman's Makes You A Big Guy!

Department: Fleischman's

Artist: Frank Kelly Freas


Department: Vital Features

For St. Valentine's Day...

Department: Son of MAD

If Your Latest Flame Is Too Much For You Give Her A Subscription To MAD

Department: MAD Magazine

Random Samplings of Reader Mail

Department: Letters

A St. Valentine's Day Heartbreaker!

Department: Alfred E. Neuman

Artist: Norman Mingo

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.

Writer: William Gaines

If You're Worried About Being Caught This Leap Year...

Department: MAD hardcover books

Personalized Merchandising

Department: What's In A Name Brand

Writer: Frank Jacobs Artist: Bob Clarke

Breakfast At Liggett's

Department: Don Martin

Artist, Writer: Don Martin

MAD's Tips On Highway Safety

Department: Route Of All Evil

Artist: George Woodbridge Writer: Tom Koch

New Movie Monsters From Madison Avenue

Department: It Came From Outta The Ad Space

Artist: Wally Wood Writer: E. Nelson Bridwell

Reprinted in: US MAD Magazine #16

What Would Happen If Teenagers Ran The Country

Department: Red, White, And Blue-Jeans

Artist, Writer: Dave Berg

The Rifle, Man!

Department: Breech of Premise

Artist: Mort Drucker Writer: Nick Meglin

MAD's Society Page

Department: Black-And-Blue Bloods

Artist: Bob Clarke Writer: Larry Siegel

Changing History For Commercial TV

Department: Pull The Plug

Artist: Joe Orlando Writer: Larry Siegel

Valentines To People We've Fallen Out of Love With

Department: Change of Heart

Artist: Mort Drucker Writer: Frank Jacobs

Balcony Scene

Department: Don Martin

Artist, Writer: Don Martin

MAD Goes To An Alfred Hatchplot Movie

Department: Murder Will Out-Sell

Artist: Wally Wood Writer: Larry Siegel

Modern Sources of Untapped Energy

Department: More Power To You

Artist: George Woodbridge Writer: Sy Reit


Department: Runners-Up

Writer: Dave Berg Artist: Bob Clarke

Hazards of Illuminated Signs

Department: Light Switch

Artist: Joe Orlando Writer: Sy Reit

Down On Wall Street

Department: Don Martin

Artist, Writer: Don Martin

Marvin Talks About "Small Cars"

Department: Marginal Marvin

Now...The Chislers At MAD Present A Real Bust!

Department: Alfred E. Neuman bust

Artist: Bill Elder Artist: Lester Krauss

Nikita Khrushchev Says: "It Was Easy As Borscht Taking Kossacolor Pictures Like These!"

Department: Kossacolor film

Artist, Colorist: Frank Kelly Freas