Mad Magazine Letter Pages
|LETTER TITLE||DESCRIPTIONS||ISSUE / DATE|
Picture of Alfred substitutes for Mad's New York address
and makes it to them from Los Angeles with no problem.
Take that! Playboy bunny.
|65 - Sep 1961|
|No Address Given||New Zealander successfully tries the Alfred picture as address stunt.||79 - Jun 1963|
|Addressee Known||The postal service passes the test a third time when Richland,
Washington sender sends a letter to Mad using just Alfred's face.
|135 - Jun 1970|
|Envelope of the Month||Drawing of Bill Gaines holding a card with office address.||278 - Apr 1988|
|Envelope of the Month||Smiling Bill Gaines with Alfred button holds a wine bottle after a big meal.||287 - Jun 1989|
|Envelope of the Month||Prehistoric Gaines with dinosaur may have carved a MAD logo in stone with his club.||291 - Dec 1989|
|Envelope of the Month||Mad's address is printed on the back of Alfred's trenchcoat he's opening
to flash Gaines, DeBartolo, Berg, Jaffee and Aragones (reference to #257).
|294 - Apr 1990|
|Envelope of the Month||Alfred E. Simpson leans on his skateboard and says, "What, me have a cow?"||301 - Mar 1991|
|Envelope of the Month||Writer congratulates Mad on their 300th issue,
borrows Alfred from It's a World, World, World, World Mad paperback.
|302 - Apr 1991|
|Envelope of the Month||Duck Edwing style cannibal roasts Bill Gaines in "The Probable Publisher's Problem."||308 - Jan 1992|
|Envelope of the Month -
|Nurse prepares to sponge bath an old-age Alfred
hooked up to an IV drip, heart monitor and oxygen.
|308 - Jan 1992|
|Envelopes of the Month -
Special International Edition
|Sword-brandishing Alfred from Greece and an Alfred E. Shamir from Israel||313 - Sep 1992|
|Envelope of the Month||Minimalistic White Spy reads a note with Mad's address on it.||316 - Jan 1993|
|Envelope of the Month||Inexplicable fold-in involving Alfred and Dave Berg faces.||320 - Jul 1993|
|Envelope of the Month||Bill Clinton meets his long-lost twin brother Alfred.||325 - Feb 1994|
|Envelope of the Month||Congratulations on 500 months of Mad||329 - Jul 1994|
|Envelope of the Month||Alfredosaurus: monstrous creature features the faces of nine notable Alfreds||332 - Dec 1994|
|Big "Envelope of the Month"
||339 - Sep 1995|
|Envelope of the Month||Jerry Garcia tribute with Alfred skull and "Gratefully Mad" shirt.||342 - Jan 1996|
|Envelope of the Month||Norwegian mountain farm scene of an Alfred cow being milked.||343 - Mar 1996|
|Envelope of the Month||Alfred dressed in a Holstein cow costume like Gateway's computer box trademark.||347 - Jul 1996|
|Envelope of the Month||Spy vs Spy, a Zeppelin and Bill Gaines picking his nose||353 - Jan 1997|
|Envelope of the Month||Han Solo Alfred is frozen in carbonite from The Empire Strikes Back.||358 - Jun 1997|
|Envelope of the Month||Collage of Alfred pieces and MAD logos done up in a sort of sixties pop-art style.||363 - Nov 1997|
|Envelope of the Month||Pour milk over Alfred E. Neuman cereal and it says, "Subscribe to Mad Magazine."||370 - Jun 1998|
|The Spies shed a tear over the grave of their creator, Antonio Prohias.||371 - Jul 1998|
|Envelope of the Month||Through a drawing of Jack Nicholson, a distant relative of the late Will Sampson,
Chief from One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest,
calls a supposed picture of Will in a Celebrity Snaps contest from #374 bogus.
|378 - Feb 1999|
|Envelope of the Month||Alfred wears a hat the editors call "old-time French Foreign Legion prison garb."||382 - Jun 1999|
|Mad Celebrity Snaps||Fan sends a picture of herself with Jerry Springer, not only gets that
Celebrity Snap printed, but her envelope art featuring Alfred printed too!
|390 - Feb 2000|
|Envelope of the Month||Homage to the late Don Martin using Digs Deeper paperback art.||396 - Aug 2000|
|Envelope of the Month||Alfred is Super-President!||399 - Nov 2000|
|Envelope of the Month||William M. Gaines with Arthur the plant and some alfredo||403 - Mar 2001|
|Cheese Whizzes||In response to a cheese-related Mad question from the editors,
reader sends answers in envelope decorated with cheese labels.
|411 - Nov 2001|
|Envelope of the Month||Mermaid lays atop a purple MAD logo reading her
treasure trove of Mads with a fish, crab and lobster.
|422 - Oct 2002|
|Envelope of the Month||50th birthday cake with Spy vs Spy and Alfred candles.||425 - Jan 2003|
|Envelope of the Month||White Spy discovers "The Plan" among Black Spy's briefcase full of Mads,
but sneaky Black Spy lights the TNT fuse in White Spy's back pocket.
|430 - Jun 2003|
|Envelope of the Month||The Spies launch a desert offensive against Saddam Neuman.||431 - Jul 2003|
|Envelope of the Month||"Having fun flying a remote controlled Alfred E. Neuman." -- Can't say much more...||435 - Nov 2003|
|Envelope of the Month||A merging of SpongeBob SquarePants with Mad Magazine characters.||436 - Dec 2003|
|Stamp of Approval||Four examples of envelopes sent in response to Mad requesting
an end to Jim Hutchings' reign as printed envelope submission king:
|438 - Feb 2004|
|Envelope of the Month||Another attempt to displace Jim Hutchings has the markings of someone from an
insane asylum (Flip the bird, Monroe, a zeppelin, Spies, Alfred), according to the editors.
|441 - May 2004|
|Envelopes of the Month||A trio of Spy vs. Spy-themed envelopes:
||442 - Jun 2004|
|Envelope of the Month||"Billy!! - Are you reading Mad Magazine in class?!"
"What? - Is this Mad Magazine? I thought it was my arithmetic textbook!"
|443 - Jul 2004|
|Envelope of the Month||Alfred with two girlfriends, including one with an Arthur arm tattoo.||445 - Sep 2004|
|Envelope of the Month||Bitterman theme - "Don't get Mad... Get bitter."||446 - Oct 2004|
|Envelope of the Month||Bush vs. Kerry -- "What, me decide?"||447 - Nov 2004|
|Envelope of the Month||Mount Rushmore replacements: Sam Viviano, Al Jaffee, Sergio Aragones,
Richard Williams, Tom Richmond, Kelly Freas, Mort Drucker and Jack Davis
|451 - Mar 2005|
|Envelope of the Month||More fun than a Barrel O' Neumans...||453 - May 2005|
|Envelope of the Month||Four Monroe-related envelopes and postcards in honor of his 100th Mad appearance:
||457 - Sep 2005|
|Envelope of the Month||Alfred Harry Potter flies over Hogwarts on his Floor Sweeper 3000.||460 - Dec 2005|
|Envelope of the Month:
S.V.U. (Special Victims Unit)
|Mad prints a photo of an envelope that never made it to the offices
featuring Alfred as a singing sunny-side-up fried egg.
|463 - Mar 2006|
|Sub Crawl||Alfred tries to negotiate peace between the Spies.||465 - May 2006|
|Envelope of the Month||Gray Spy holds a couple strategically placed bombs
with her minature rival White and Black Spies standing on each one.
|466 - Jun 2006|
|Mad Envelope of the Month||Alfred shows off his enormous tongue used for licking Mad character postage stamps.||467 - Jul 2006|
|Mad Envelope of the Month||Howie Mandel makes the cover of a Deal or No Deal Mad.||470 - Oct 2006|
|Envelope of the Month||Hutchings vs. Handfield in an "Envelope of the Month" boxing/chess? competition.||471 - Nov 2006|
|Envelope of the Month||A pair of St. Patrick's Day entries: Simple leprechaun Alfred with a four-leaf clover
and one with leprechaun versions of the Spies, Monroe and Alfred.
|476 - Apr 2007|
|Envelope of the Month||An audience of Mad characters watches Rosie O'Donnell
pummel Donald Trump in the wrestling ring. Alfred officiates.
|479 - Jul 2007|
|Envelope of the Month||Classic Star Trek bridge scene with Uhura, Spock and Alfred as (possibly) Chekov.||480 - Aug 2007|
|Envelope of the Month||Art Wars - The Envelope Strikes Back - More Handfield vs. Hutchings nonsense||485 - Jan 2008|
|Envelope of the Month||Spy mayhem with some wiring making a MAD logo.||488 - Apr 2008|
|Envelope of the Month||Spies fake each other out around a MAD logo.||491 - Jul 2008|
|Envelope of the Month||Pumped-up Monroe sports Alfred bicep tattoo.||494 - Oct 2008|
|Envelope of the Month||Perspective shot of Alfred's lower face in foreground with trademark tooth gap,
repulsed ladies in background make faces behind him.
|499 - Apr 2009|
|Envelope of the Month||Alfred speeds along in his race car for the Indianapolis 500th Issue of Mad.||500 - Jun 2009|
|Envelope of the Month||Black and white Alfred tears through the envelope from his Mad world into ours.||502 - Jan 2010|
|Envelope of the Month||Daughter dedicates Mad character-covered envelope to her recently deceased mother.||505 - Oct 2010|
|Envelopes of the Month||Mad Hatter Alfred hosts a Mad tea party and
the cast of Madmen get a Spy vs. Spy presentation from Alfred.
|506 - Dec 2010|
|Envelope of the Month||Alfred E. Ninja complete with nunchucks bangs himself in the head.||508 - Apr 2011|
|Envelope of the Month||Hands clink champagne glasses as minature Spies battle from black and white sleeves.||509 - Jun 2011|
|Envelope of the Month||Aragones-style "The Shadow Knows" muscular MAD logo-lifter
is actually a struggling skinny guy.
|510 - Aug 2011|
|Envelope of the Month||Artist places Mad within the context of some interesting "Masterpieces of Mankind":
Sculpture of David, Citizen Kane, The Sopranos, Watchmen,
The Mona Lisa, Hamlet, Ulysses, Clannad and South Park
|511 - Oct 2011|
|Envelope of the Month||"Technicolor, graffiti-esque, Jaffee-centric"||512 - Dec 2011|
|Envelope of the Month||Colorful graffiti taken to a whole new level with a MAD logo in there
if you really look for it. Bonus black and white stenciled Alfred head!
|515 - Jun 2012|
|Envelope of the Month||Lotus-positioned Alfred gets "Homeo-Pathetic Medicine" involving "Electric
Chockra Treatments." Are those power lines or stink lines emanating from his body?
|521 - Jun 2013|
|Envelope of the Month||Royals William and Kate with baby Alfred||523 - Oct 2013|
|Envelope of the Month||Guardians of the Parodies||530 - Dec 2014|
|Envelope of the Month||Dopplegänger Alfred assists "Weird Al" Yankovic with his guest editorial duties.||533 - Jun 2015|