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Title: Short History of MAD magazine.
Post by: Tom on July 27, 2021, 08:57:07 PM
Before satire tv and movies, there was MAD Magazine.   :grin:

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/648353/mad-magazine-history?utm_source=GetTheElevatordotcom
Title: Re: Short History of MAD magazine.
Post by: Gliderjohn on July 27, 2021, 09:05:37 PM
Classic. The "Onion" and then some.
GliderJohn
Title: Re: Short History of MAD magazine.
Post by: LaMojo on July 28, 2021, 05:46:10 AM
Yeah. I still have some issues of MAD from the early 60ís and later. Mort Drucker drawings was my favorite.
Title: Re: Short History of MAD magazine.
Post by: geoff in almonte on July 28, 2021, 06:26:54 AM
Spy vs. Spy

And those silly sketches in the margins.

G
Title: Re: Short History of MAD magazine.
Post by: philwarner on July 28, 2021, 10:47:44 AM
The variety of posts is what I enjoy in this forum.  Thanks for that link.

 I was an avid Mad reader in my youth and was even an "EC member addict"  with a membership card to prove it, and I still have several dozen issues from the 50s.  I thought for sure I had issue 1 and the composition book issue, but the earliest I find now is issue 10, "The face on the bar room floor". I may still have an Alfred E. Neuman T shirt among my old running gear; guess I should look it up and wear it for riding since my running days are well behind me.
Title: Re: Short History of MAD magazine.
Post by: Don G on July 28, 2021, 12:08:44 PM

(https://i.ibb.co/QFDnXdb/Alffred.jpg) (https://ibb.co/QFDnXdb)
I have always thought Giulio Cesare Carcano kinda looked like Alfred E Newman....
(https://i.ibb.co/YPFDWG4/CARCANO.jpg) (https://ibb.co/YPFDWG4)
Title: Re: Short History of MAD magazine.
Post by: JJ on July 28, 2021, 12:40:31 PM
"What? Me Worry?!?"  :laugh: :grin: :wink:

Back in the day the Dominican nuns at the Catholic schools I attended BANNED Mad magazines in any of their classrooms!! :shocked: :rolleyes: :huh:
Title: Re: Short History of MAD magazine.
Post by: nashopolis on July 28, 2021, 08:39:54 PM
Ha thatís funny I just drew this for a little project - my ode to the classic -  interestingly Alfred E. Newman as an archetype character has been around for a long time.  MAD picked him up for the modern era.  Iíll have to dig around and find the history for everyone.


(https://i.ibb.co/SX0hZqz/IMG-4468.jpg) (https://ibb.co/SX0hZqz)
Title: Re: Short History of MAD magazine.
Post by: JJ on July 30, 2021, 10:53:59 AM
I thought this was interesting... :wink: :cool: :thumb:


(https://i.ibb.co/Cm44wTH/Screen-Shot-2021-07-30-at-8-52-12-AM.png) (https://ibb.co/Cm44wTH)



(https://i.ibb.co/nDPcBk2/Screen-Shot-2021-07-30-at-8-52-01-AM.png) (https://ibb.co/nDPcBk2)
Title: Re: Short History of MAD magazine.
Post by: LowRyter on July 30, 2021, 02:57:32 PM
Never cared for "comic books".  Then I discovered Mad. 
Title: Re: Short History of MAD magazine.
Post by: nc43bsa on July 30, 2021, 09:32:32 PM
Never cared for "comic books".  Then I discovered Mad.

Me, too.

And after Mad, National Lampoon.