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Artist Spotlight: John Caldwell

SKETCHY CHARACTERS DEPT.

John Caldwell is no clown. But John Caldwell knows clowns! (See what we did there?) Anyhow, here are a few pieces of art from the longtime MAD cartoonist's latest, "The Startling Similarities Bewteen Harvard University and Clown College". After you've had a hearty giggle looking at these, check out some more of John's work for MAD here, then go spend some time on Mr.

How the Mets are Going to Raise $162 Million to Settle the Bernie Madoff Suit

SHEA IT AIN'T SO DEPT.

The Mets have struck a deal to pay $162 million to settle claims that they knew disgraced financier Bernie Madoff was running a Ponzi scheme. How the beleaguered team owner, Fred Wilpon, will come up with the money is now the big question. Here’s MAD with the big answers…

MAD’s Batman Special!

PULLING THE PLUG DEPT.

We know it’s a little early, but we just had to share! On July 18th, MAD will be releasing a special all-Batman issue to tie in with the release of The Dark Knight Rises! This 80-page special will feature reprints of classic Batman material (SIX movie spoofs! TWO TV show satires! AND the classic Kurtzman/Wood “Bat Boy and Rubin” comic parody!), plus all-new pieces (including a Make-Your-Own Dark Knight sequel!) Check back here for updates!

Kony 2012 Poster Updated Post-Meltdown

CLEARLY WE SEE YOU'RE NUTS DEPT.

The good news is that acclaimed Kony 2012 director Jason Russell has followed up his smash online documentary with another video that’s already gone viral! The bad news is that the video is cell phone footage of him stark naked on a street corner, slapping the pavement and ranting about the devil. How long before Joseph Kony and his cronies flood the Internet with this poster?

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