Dictator Kim Jong Il fell victim to a death hoax this week, but have no fear the midget despot is doing just fine. To quell speculation, he tweeted a holiday photo of himself alive and well. Also, in an official statement, Kim Jong Il expressed his sympathy to the family of rocker Jon Bon Jovi, who was reportedly found in a coma in a New Jersey hotel and not breathing.
Ever vigilant to protect that which he has misappropriated, The Incredible Infringement Man, who made his debut in MAD #438, is preparing to do battle and crush a thieving upstart superhero. As The Incredible Infringement Man once said, “With great power comes truth, justice and the American way!"
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il died over the weekend. According to state television, the departed great leader will continue to work for his starving people, now as fertilizer to help grow crops. The ruthless, paranoid dictator leaves behind a son, Kim Jong Un, 8 nuclear missiles and 14 pairs of elevator shoes. From MAD #473, January 2007
Steroid King Barry Bonds has added yet another milestone to the several Major League Baseball records he acquired from swelling his muscles through doping. (His head, we think, has always been that big.) This time, it’s escaping actual years in the slammer from his Obstruction of Justice conviction, and instead having to suffer through a full 30 DAYS of house arrest in his palatial estate in Beverly Hills.
Just got a new Kindle Fire and looking for something to download? Forget that biography about Lincoln (SPOILER ALERT: He dies!) And you don't need that one about the kid who meets Jesus while having his appendix out. (Yeah, okay. Years ago, we met St. Patrick while having our tonsils out but never wrote a book about it. We just thought it was a bad reaction to the ether.) No, what you want to download is the first of what promises to be many MAD books available in digital format: