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  • Issue #4
    This Magazine is Crazy (1957) 4

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    Stories and art by Tony Couch and others. Charlton's Mad imitator continues its hit-or-miss parodies of 1950s pop culture. A parody of Beetle Bailey comic strips and Elvis's famous induction into the Army. A parody of James Thurber's New Yorker stories. Spoofs of 1950s advertising, including beer, art instruction, and vodka. The cover is a parody of New Yorker magazine and its famous mascot, Eustace Tilley. Stupid Glass; Goings on About Town; Fred R. J. Knockworth Gets the Bad News with a Telegram; The New Yorkish; Fables for Our Time; Our Far Flung Correspondents; The Current Cinema; My Beer Is Swinegold the Dry Beer!; It's All in Your Mind!; Crazy Goes to a Party!!; Pelvis Is Drafted; Believe It or Nuts!; The Man with the Grey Flannel Mouth; Anyone Can Draw!!; Know Yourself; A Morbid Moment; New Golden Dill Soap Makes Bubbles Better; The Secret of a Real Martini Is in Dogschmidt's Vodka. 8.5-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    This Magazine is Crazy (1957) 5

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    Stories and art by Tony Couch and Al Kaufman. Charlton's Mad imitator continues its hit-or-miss parodies of 1950s pop culture. Classic art masterpieces become cartoons with the simple addition of captions. A satire on the Russian Sputnik satellite, launched the year before, and its effect on the American psyche. A spoof of 1950s ketchup ads. Cover features a "Spoofnik Launcher." A Tale of Two Brawls!; Why Were We Spoofnixed?; The Men on the Moon; The First Cartoons; I Call on Joe Giraffe; Homily Host Says; Scuffling Sidnee: Mr. Wrestling; Diet Your Way to Peppy Blood; Personality Homes; The Bags; No Other Ketchup Looks Like Frontz; Doodling Space for People with White Pencils. 8.5-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W.

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    $50 This Magazine is Crazy Vol. 4 No. 5 June 1958 (Very Good Condition)

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  • Issue #6
    This Magazine is Crazy (1957) 6

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    Stories and art by Tony Couch and others. Charlton's Mad imitator continues its hit-or-miss parodies of 1950s pop culture. Parodies of TV awards, broadcaster Edward R. Murrow, and the Zorro TV series. Kid's versions of magazines, including Playboy. The cover and "The Dodgers Go Hollywood" story reference baseball player Joe DiMaggio marrying movie star Marilyn Monroe. Learn to Fly; First Annual Yearly Crazy TV Awards; Rumpelstiltskin; Somebody Down Here Is Going Up There; Ed Zorrow Calls on Morro; The Dodgers Go Hollywood; Smarty Set; Screwdles; Best Sellers Kiddie Editions; Varsity Varieties; The Hidden Seducers; Match the Thatch; The Mystery of Florman Craight; What Would Happen If Women Laid Eggs; Office Signs; Crazy's Culture Corner; Body by Fisher. 8.5-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #7
    This Magazine is Crazy (1957) 7

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    Stories and art by Tony Couch and others. Charlton's Mad imitator continues its hit-or-miss parodies of 1950s pop culture. If the Peanuts comic strip was written by others, including Mickey Spillane, J. D. Salinger, and Peyton Place's Grace Metallious. The ultimate expose on teen rebellion, I Was a Teenage Juvenile Delinquent. Spoofs of 1950s advertising, including camera film and health coverage. Cover has the Statue of Liberty holding the Kinsey Report, a famous 1950s book on sexuality. Hey, Bill - Grab the Camera!; The Year in Review: 1958; This Is Goobers; A Grim Case History; Cerebral Cereals; I Was a Quiz Contestant; Speaking of Pictures: Florida Vacation; Columns; Russia Goes Monepoli Crazy; Un-Shaving Contest; Improvements Suggested by Citizen's Union; Why They Don't Name Cars After People; I Was a Teenage Juvenile Delinquent; The Frozen One; Your Horrorscope; Make Your Own Fortune Cookies; Operation Foto Quiz; Crazy's Partly Jokes; What Sort of a Man Reads Crazy; Help Fight Recession. 8.5-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W.