My Face Up review of the latest cover of Mad magazine is on the Folio site: Cover illustration by Mark Frederickson, art director: Sam Viviano.
"After 62 years, Mad is still young at heart."

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My Face Up review of the latest cover of Mad magazine is on the Folio site: Cover illustration by Mark Frederickson, art director: Sam Viviano.

"After 62 years, Mad is still young at heart."

Cover of Mad #4, originally published in 1952 (this is a reprint from 1986). Art by Harvey Kurtzman. The Art of Harvey Kurtzman opens this Friday at the Society of Illustrators in NYC.

Cover of Mad #4, originally published in 1952 (this is a reprint from 1986). Art by Harvey Kurtzman. The Art of Harvey Kurtzman opens this Friday at the Society of Illustrators in NYC.

Cover of Mad #1, originally published in 1952 (this is a reprint from 1966). Art by Harvey Kurtzman. The Art of Harvey Kurtzman opens this Friday at the Society of Illustrators in NYC. 

Cover of Mad #1, originally published in 1952 (this is a reprint from 1966). Art by Harvey Kurtzman. The Art of Harvey Kurtzman opens this Friday at the Society of Illustrators in NYC. 

Mad, January 1988

Mad, January 1988

Monsterpalooza 2012: Frankenstein

We’re doing a joint post during October with our friends David Cowles and Jesse Marinoff Reyes, celebrating 31 great monsters. We’ll have a new comic, book, or magazine cover every day, and David and Jesse will have lots more photos, posters, and graphic collectibles.

Mad, September 1964
Cover art: Norman Mingo

Source: Mighty Mags

See more Frankenstein graphic goodies from David Cowles and Jesse Marinoff Reyes.

Rock the Vote: Spiro Agnew

For the month of October, we’ll be doing a daily series of posts featuring some of the most memorable politicians from the 1950s, 60s, and early 70s. You can see many cool additional images at Boom Underground.

Mad, December 1974
Cover illustration: Norman Mingo

Spiro Agnew was Governor of Maryland and Vice-President of the United States under President Richard Nixon, from 1969-73. He resigned in 1973 after being charged with accepting bribes.

Back to School!Mad, December 1969. Illustration: Norman Mingo.

Back to School!
Mad, December 1969. Illustration: Norman Mingo.

Happy Birthday Barack Obama!

Mad, February 2009

Mad, January 1974Cover art: Norman Mingo
Source: Doug Gilford’s Mad Cover Site
See some classic Ryan O’Neal photographs at Boom Underground, who is posting them as part of a month-long series on Hunks We Were Hot For, male heart-throbs from the 1960s & 70s.

Mad, January 1974
Cover art: Norman Mingo

Source: Doug Gilford’s Mad Cover Site

See some classic Ryan O’Neal photographs at Boom Underground, who is posting them as part of a month-long series on Hunks We Were Hot For, male heart-throbs from the 1960s & 70s.

Mad, January 1968Cover illustration: Bob Clarke
Source: Doug Gilford’s Mad Cover Site

Mad, January 1968
Cover illustration: Bob Clarke

Source: Doug Gilford’s Mad Cover Site