Monday, September 30, 2019

Pappy’s Favorites Number 10: It’s a Riot!

News that Mad magazine is being cancelled should not be surprising news, because the magazine business is not as it once was. All I can say is, so long, Mad, it’s been good to know ya.

I believe Mad, which had plenty of imitators, was always the best of the bunch, but there were still some of the imitations I liked, including this comic from Atlas. They threw some of their best artists into their versions of Mad, hoping to cash in. Years ago I showed the contents of a 1956 issue of Riot, with Severin, Maneely and Everett. Just click on the thumbnail.

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