Mad Magazine Archives

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[...]
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 Wired.com, 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[...]
Mad Magazine Does Spider-Man And Double Thwips
DC Comics are trying to increase the amount of copies MAD Magazine stocked by comic stores To that effect they are going to overship the next four issues to comic store retailers, encouraging them to see how much it could sell on the shelves. Issue #516 will be Spider-Man themed, with a Spider Alfred E Neuman[...]