MAD Magazine Star Wars (A New Hope) parody
MAD #196, January 1978
Artist: Harry North
Writers: Larry Siegel and Dick De Bartolo
Artist & Writer: Al Jaffee
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Spy vs Spy yin yang by Peter Kuper. From MAD Magazine V2 #18 (2021).
Unique panels from Mad Magazine V2 #18 (2021).
Space chaos panel flow in MAD Magazine #24 (1955). Art by Wallace Wood.
MADness #14: The Royal Tenenbaums!
We continue our Monday MADness chronological crawl through my work for MAD with a look at my 14th appearance in the magazine, and my third movie parody. This one was a spoof of the Wes Anderson film “The Royal Tenenbaums”, written by Arnie Kogen and appearing in MAD #417, May 2002.
This was (and remains) one of my favorite movie parodies I did for MAD. It’s not a favorite because of the work I…
by Dave Berg
I’m trying to figure out Artrage. As an impatient student, I just jump in without reading the manual. I start pushing all of the buttons and try all of the Photoshop keyboard shortcuts (they don’t work). I immediately tweak the brush settings and screw them up irrecoverably and have to reset them. Without a clue how to make my own brush, I try anyway and end up frustrated. In the end I resort to using one of the default oil paint brushes (the Normal Square brush) and paint the guy with a bowl haircut. And…I’m happy with it. Artrage is a blast, and it runs without breaking a sweat on my seven-year old PC. Very cool, Artrage.
I’ve scoured the web looking for Artrage tutorials, but they are scarce. Daniel Ibanez is the most prolific and informative Artrage user I’ve found. Check him out.
A Valentine to All Our Mad Readers (MAD #133, March 1970)
Artist: Norman Mingo
Ephemerist: Jaffee lampoons DC makeover obsession
In the 1990s DC deemed their heroes’ costumes were up for a makeover. Superman got an all-blue body (or an all-red one, depending on which split. In the movies Batman’s suit got all black, and later all nipply and some night-blue shade of purple, while Superman reprised the 1963 Red-Blue split storyline with an all new bodysuit, and for some reason Wonder Woman suddenly looked like a biker…