Tag Archives: mad magazine

the wind cried hairy

by Art Chantry: the bottom line is that jimi was always one of “us.” this is after he left the army…. “never trust any photo ever”. it’s sort of a rule i learned back at the beginning of my design … Continue reading

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bonding over pop culture

by Jesse Marinoff Reyes: MAD EC Publications, July 1969 issue, #128 Design and Illustration: Bob Clarke (b. 1926) Beginning mostly last week and this week, children of all ages across the country went “back to school,” or as was the … Continue reading

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mad about photo parodies

by Jesse Marinoff Reyes ( Jesse Marinoff Reyes Design, Maplewood, N.J.) MAD March 1969 issue, #125 Photograph: Irving Schild MAD’s mad photographer—who shot many, many more covers than you’d think, despite the seeming lock on the covers that cartoonist-painters the … Continue reading

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ubiquitous jack : quick draw cultural dialog

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) jack davis is likely the most ubiquitous, most published and most familiar cartoonist/illustrator of the last half century. i think everybody knows his work. they may not always know his name, but we’ve all seen … Continue reading

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gotta watch those reds

by Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com) them ruskies! they always have to do things THEIR way! and then they have to go and claim they invented it! they’re almost japanese (or even british) in the competitive obsessions! take for instance this old … Continue reading

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get inspired: spontaneous creationism

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) AFTER all these years of thrashing around in thrift stores looking for cool junk, i FINALLY started to look in the book section usually labeled “inspirational”. this is the section in the back (or in … Continue reading

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personal totem: getting sentimental on a primal nasty

Getty nasty and rude; a little cheeky fresh and punky before the PC Nazis neutered the magic. …. Art Chantry (Art@artchantry.com): Last week I was at a thrift store and found a stash of old National Lampoons from the early … Continue reading

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