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Comic Stores to Get Mad Magazine #13 and #14 on Same Day

Diamond Comic Stores to Get MAD Magazine #13 and #14 on Same Day

DC Comics has informed those still ordering their titles through Diamond Comic Distributors that they will be receiving copies of both MAD Magazine #13 and #14 for sale on the same day, July 1st 2020. In a move that could only have come from America's #1 stupid magazine, MAD Magazine #13 and 14 are now both scheduled to[...]


Mort Drucker, Caricaturist of MAD Magazine, Dies Aged 91

Mort Drucker, born in March 1929 was an American cartoonist best known for his work on MAD Magazine over five decades His caricature strips parodying a cornucopia of TV, movies and related events are legendary He died in his Woodbury home in New York yesterday The cartoonist is survived by his wife Barbara Drucker, his[...]

Gossip: DC Comics, Mad Magazine, Warner Bros and AT&T Realpolitik at Play

Gossip: DC Comics, Mad Magazine, Warner Bros and AT&T Realpolitik at Play

Bleeding Cool ran a report after San Diego Comic-Con regarding discussion over the departure of Bill Morrison as Editor-In-Chief of MAD Magazine earlier in the year We thought it may be worth revisiting Especially as Morrison's departure made it a lot easier for DC Comics to move MAD Magazine to reprint-only.It also made it a lot[...]

Thank Sunday It's FOC – The End Of MAD Magazine As We Know It

'1930's Prohibition but it's not booze that's banned, it's magic!' - Warren Ellis DC's Year Of The Villain Dark Gifts takes in Action Comics #1014, Batgirl #38, Detective Comics #1010, Flash #77, Justice League Dark #14, Red Hood Outlaw #37, Wonder Woman #77 and The Terrifics #19, How did Batman: Curse Of The White Knight[...]

DC Comics Takes MAD Magazine Off Newstands, Goes Reprint-Only, Blames Low Sales

DC Comics Takes MAD Magazine Off Newstand, Goes Reprint-Only, Blames Low Sales

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool got the word that MAD Magazine published by DC Comics was to cease publication with Vol 2 issue 10 The venerable American satirical magazine has been published since the fifties and had recently relaunched after moving location from New York to Burbank with the rest of its parent publisher.A number of MAD[...]

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Comic Book Stores Got MAD Magazine #1 a Week Early, Asked to Hold It

Due to an error, today, comic book retailers got the newly relaunched and rebooted MAD Magazine a week earlier than they should have done And no one realised.DC Comics has just issued a request to comic book retailers that they not sell it and hold it until next week However, this message was only received after many stores[...]

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Mad Magazine's New Look Revealed at #WonderCon 2018

If it breaks, he’s feeding it out to us in London.We have the look of the new Mad Magazine, relaunching after over 500 issues with a new issue 1 in April.First, the new logo.. which will reflect the original '50s logo.Looks like it will be polybagged on sale...And under the cover, the same old Alfred[...]

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Dan DiDio Confirms Mad Magazine to Relaunch in April with a New #1

Back in October at New York Comic Con, MAD Magazine announced that they would relaunch the magazine for April Fool's Day 2018 No other reporter was there to get the news out there other than Bleeding Cool's Hugh Sheridan, who piped the news directly to Jude Terror.Then everyone seemed to forget about it.And now DC Co-publisher[...]

Mad Magazine Getting A Relaunch On April Fools Day With Bigger Web Presence

Mad Magazine is the latest property owned by a comic book publisher to catch relaunch fever! Revealed at New York Comic Con today, the classic humor magazine is getting relaunched on April 1, with an increased web presence and a new podcast In typical Mad fashion, we can probably expect the relaunch shenanigans to be[...]

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Thoughts On Mad Magazine's Weigh-In On Trump's Secret Empire

He didn't place a total ban, still allowing them to be armed with riot shields, camouflage uniforms, and things of that sort, which sounds pretty fair.Not to allow a good thing to be un-stomped upon, Trump lifted that ban, allowing the police to be armed with a far wider variety of military weaponry.Mad Magazine, landing[...]

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MAD Magazine Writer Stan Hart Has Passed Away

Longtime MAD Magazine writer Stan Hart has passed away according to the magazine's website Hart was a contributor to MAD from 1962 to 2000, writing dozens of classic comedy articles as well as several of the MAD paperbacks and co-wrote the Off-Broadway musical The MAD Show with Larry Siegel Hart worked on the 1967 comedic[...]

Mad Magazine Announces New Editor, Bill Morrison!

The future of humor laden MAD Magazine has seemed uncertain In the current age of digital comics and changing media landscape, MAD continues to publish their satire rich funny papers under the roof of DC Comics.Today, it was announced that Bill Morrison will be stepping into the editor's chair, making him only the 5th editor in[...]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture History For February 21

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on February 21: 1885- The Washington Monument is dedicated. 1902- Dr. Harvey Cushing performs […]

MAD Magazine's Don "Duck" Edwing Passes At Age 82

Irving who I'll write up on his own, NFL Special Teams coach Bruce DeHaven and Vera Rubin, the scientist who confirmed the existence of Dark Matter.But yesterday we also lost a great artistic and comedic talent in Don "Duck" Edwing, a longtime contributor to MAD Magazine The Brooklyn native sold his first work to MAD at[...]

Humble Bundle Goes Mad!

Bush MAD #435: Friends MAD #364: Seinfeld MAD #393: Peanuts MAD Movie Classics MAD Picks.At $8 or more you also receive: a 1-Year Digital Subscription to MAD Magazine Intensely Dumb MAD Totally Useless MAD Disturbingly Awful MAD Extremely Moronic MAD MAD #535: Hillary MAD #371: South Park MAD #336: Beavis and Butt-Head MAD #508: Justin Bieber MAD #475: Dane Cook MAD #534: Minions.And if you pay $15 or more you also[...]

Hillary Clinton And Bill Clinton Are Mad Magazine Max

Image by Mark Fredrickson, out in two weeks, or available on the Mad Magazine App right now, here's the Hillary and Bill Clinton cover that so amusing San Diego Comic Con....What, her worry?Image by Mark Fredrickson, out in two weeks, or available on the Mad Magazine App right now, here's the Hillary and Bill Clinton cover that so[...]

Mad Magazine's Jack Davis Not Retiring After All

In an an article for Wired, The Hero Initiative's Jim McLaughlin wrote a piece to mark the commemoration of Jack Davis, retiring from Mad Magazine at the age of ninety Under the headline "Legendary Mad Magazine Illustrator Jack Davis Calls It Quits at 90", McLaughlin quotes Davis as talking about how he can't draw as well as[...]

Legendary Artist Jack Davis To Retire At 90

In an article for, The Hero Initiative's president Jim McLauchlin wrote up a piece announcing the retirement of legendary Mad Magazine artist Jim Davis at the young age of 90 Davis is retiring not because he can't draw anymore, he just can't draw to his own standards Besides Mad, Davis worked on movie posters[...]

Celebrating 50 Years Of Al Jaffee's Mad Fold-In Art

By OlumideMad Magazine artist and writer Al Jaffee is celebrating a milestone It has now been fifty years since the first appearance of his fold-in was featured in issue 86 of Mad Magazine in 1964.The Scott Eder Gallery in Brooklyn recently held an opening reception featuring some of Jaffee’s original fold-in work Scores of[...]