Yesterday, Steven Spielberg’s film Lincoln received 12 Academy Award Nominations including one for Best Picture. The film is a stirring, wonderful tribute to the Great Emancipator, which is more than we can say about this cartoon from MAD #500. It comes courtesy of the twisted mind of Mr. Duck Edwing.
April 15th marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. And while we’re celebrating one horrific disaster, let’s celebrate some others — namely our coverage of the 1997 movie!
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
After failing to follow through on her community service, Lindsay Lohan has been sentenced to janitor duty in the L.A. County Morgue. Here's what she can expect to encounter, in this classic article from Don Martin and Don "Duck" Edwing.
From MAD #273, September 1987