Mad Magazine Archives

Al Jaffee And His Take On Comic Cons For MAD Magazine At Auction
Born in 1921, he is best known for his work in the MAD Magazine including his trademark feature, the Mad Fold-In He contributed to the magazine for 65 years, the longest single comic book artistic run on a title ever With a career running from 1942 until 2020, Jaffee also holds the Guinness World Record[...]
Three Al Jaffee MAD Magazine Fold-In Original Art Pages At Auction
Born in 1921, he is best known for his work in the MAD Magazine, specifically his trademark feature, the MAD Fold-In. Al Jaffee contributed to the magazine for 65 years, the longest run by a comic book artist on any periodical, ever And working in comics from 1942 until 2020, Jaffee holds the Guinness World Record[...]
DC Doesn't Want MAD Magazine Film/TV Parodies Now? That's Claptrap!
Tom Richmond was a longstanding contributor to DC Comics' MAD Magazine This year that came to an end for everyone But Tom wants to keep the spirit living on with Claptrap He writes for Bleeding Cool. Back in December of 2000, I had only had a couple of pieces published so far in MAD when I[...]
Mad Magazine #1 Up For Auction Today On ComicConnect
The one that started it all, ComicConnect has a true grail piece for humor fans and really anyone, as they currently are taking bids for a few more hours on a copy of Mad Magazine #1 from 1952 One of the most important print magazines ever published, this is one that can be confirmed to[...]
DC Direct Updates Retailers On New Ordering Procedures
They were the group behind DC Direct as well as supervising pitches, source books, internal style guides, character art approvals and logos, creating a uniform DC Comics look and style. MAD Magazine has gone – the longstanding satirical comedy magazine that was bought by DC Comics will be closed at the publisher It may be licensed[...]
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, 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
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
No one will order enough of this even though it's returnable for any store that orders over ten copies… '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[...]
DC Comics Takes MAD Magazine Off Newstands, 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[...]
MAD Magazine
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[...]
Mad Magazine 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[...]
mad magazine relaunch
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[...]
Mad magazine
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[...]
Stan Hart
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[...]
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[...]
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 Olumide Mad 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[...]
Mad About MAD? You Can Win A Prize Pack
Fans of MAD Magazine could win a new prize package from DC Entertainment just for tweeting which characters they think Alfred E Newman should portray next Five prize packages will be given away and they include: MAD Magazine #529 Alfred E Neuman "What–me worry?" portrait MAD About Super Heroes hardcover MAD poker card deck MAD baseball cap To enter follow @DCComics on Twitter and Tweet[...]
Al Feldstein, 28 Year Editor Of Mad Magazine, Passes Away
AP reported this evening that Al Feldstein, the legendary 28-year editor of Mad Magazine passed away in Montana at the age of 88 on Tuesday Feldstein assumed leadership of Mad in 1956 following in the footsteps of Harvey Kurtzman, and during his tenure mainstays of Mad's burgeoning popularity included Spy vs Spy, Snappy Answers to[...]
Onomatopoeia Gone Mad
Its an old story that ran in Mad Magazine #20 by Harvey Kurtzman and Wally Wood Chris Samnee posted it on his blog and it seemed like a good thing to share. I think I can run this without the Dan Slott spoiler warnings… One of the fun things as[...]
Mad Magazine To Stay In New York?
But there's one group of folk that haven't been mentioned. And that's the guys who create MAD Magazine, bought by DC Comics and moved into their New York offices. Back when the DC administrative and digital staff moved to Burbank, but the editorial, sales and publishing staff remained in New York,  MAD blogger Tom Richmond wrote, Good news[...]
Bend It Like Beatrice: On Bending The Horror Genre
Zainab Williams writes for Bleeding Cool: While the only comics I grew up with were Mad magazine, Calvin and Hobbes, the toilet paper commonly known as the Sunday comics, and–here I pause to take cover from tomatoes, jeers, and stray bullets–Archie Comics, I lived on horror I squealed with innocent glee when I heard the creak[...]
DC Comics To Make All Its Ages Comics And Mad Magazine Returnable From October
From paying 100% of retailers' Vertigo advertising, the regular dollar introductory line and making both DC's All Ages line and MAD Magazine returnable if retailers order certain amounts from October… And we did enjoy Bob Wayne's description of the dollar V For Vendetta #1 as simply "drawn by David Lloyd"… DC's Bob Wayne made a number[...]