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.
"When Other Comic Strips Start Using the 'Far Side'" Formula (MAD #280)
Writer: Charlie Kadau, Artist: Bob Clarke
"The Dysfunctional Family Circus" (MAD #333)
Writer: Desmond Devlin, Artist: George Woodbridge
"The Congressional Record Comic Pages" (MAD #378)
Writer: Duck Edwing, Artist: Sam Viviano
"A MAD Look Back at The Bush Family Circus" (MAD #404)
Writer: John Ficarra, Artist: Sam Viviano
"The Sopranos Family Circus" (MAD #413)
Writer: Frank Jacobs, Artist: Sam Viviano
Every Monday, we'll be featuring a comic from The MAD Strip Club. To start things off, here's the first installment of "The Machine That Travels Through Time" by Joey Alison Sayers!