We selected some of our favorite work by Bob Clarke from over his many years with MAD.
"John Wilkes Booth Liquor Ad"
MAD #78, April 1963
"Canadian Club Liquor Ad"
Photographer: Lester Krauss
MAD #94, April 1965
Yesterday, 1970s video game pioneer Atari filed for bankruptcy, stunning many in the business community who thought it went out of business years ago. How this once-mighty game maker fell on hard times will fill MBA textbooks for years to come. Until that time, we’re filling our blog with the following:
MAD has a long history of running a wide variety of material on our back cover: fake ads, magazine parodies, comics, and more.
Over the years, MAD did a lot of takeoffs on “The Family Circus”. Keane always enjoyed them and laughed along with us.
Here’s just a small sampling. Thanks for the inspiration, Bil.