Mad Magazine Recurring Features


The Mad Vault


in Order of Appearance in Regular Issues

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In a proud tradition, attempted and never perfected through generations of Specials and Paperbacks,
Mad reaches into its vault, pulls back a stump of reprints and thinks it finally has the formula down.

ARTICLE TITLE ORIGINAL
ISSUE / DATE
WRITER / ARTIST REPRINTED IN
ISSUE / DATE
500th Issue Celebration (collage of covers, excerpts)
(not called The Mad Vault until next issue)
1 thru 500 many contributors (click issue) 500 - Jun 2009
The Mad Vault - 1973   (collage of covers, excerpts) 156 thru 163 many contributors (click issue) 501 - Oct 2009
The Mad Vault - 1988   (collage of covers, excerpts) 276 thru 283 many contributors (click issue) 502 - Jan 2010
The Mad Vault - 1969   (collage of covers, excerpts) 124 thru 131 many contributors (click issue) 503 - May 2010
The Mad Vault - 1992   (collage of covers, excerpts) 308 thru 315 many contributors (click issue) 504 - Aug 2010
The Mad Vault - 2001   (collage of covers, excerpts) 401 thru 412 many contributors (click issue) 505 - Oct 2010
The Mad Vault - 1978   (collage of covers, excerpts) 196 thru 203 many contributors (click issue) 506 - Dec 2010
It's a Recession... / It's a Depression... 326 - Mar 1994 Desmond Devlin / Paul Coker, Jr. 508 - Apr 2011
Don Martin Beats the High Cost of Gasoline 180 - Jan 1976 Don Martin 509 - Jun 2011
A Mad Look at Burial at Sea 176 - Jul 1975 Don (Duck) Edwing 510 - Aug 2011
The Turtle 209 - Sep 1979 Paul Peter Porges / Paul Coker, Jr. 512 - Dec 2011
Harry Grepser's New Year's Resolutions 1962-1972 149 - Mar 1972 Frank Jacobs 513 - Feb 2012
One Fine Christmas in the Jungle 252 - Jan 1985 Don Martin 513 - Feb 2012
Parents Are Unconstitutional 207 - Jun 1979 Stan Hart / Paul Coker, Jr. 514 - Apr 2012
A Mad Look At Airport Security 477 - May 2007 Sergio Aragones / Tom Luth (color) 515 - Jun 2012
Melvin & Jenkins' Guide to World Travel 357 - May 1997 Desmond Devlin / Kevin Pope 516 - Aug 2012
We Won't Miss Them...Or Will We?!? 245 - Mar 1984 Paul Peter Porges 517 - Oct 2012
The Lighter Side of The Boss 96 - Jul 1965 Dave Berg 518 - Dec 2012
Spin Doctors for the Rest of Us 321 - Sep 1993 Desmond Devlin / Rick Tulka 520 - Apr 2013
Scenes of Americana Yesterday & Today 388 - Dec 1999 Mike Snider / George Woodbridge 521 - Jun 2013
Summer Has Arrived When... 273 - Sep 1987 Tom Koch / Paul Coker, Jr. 522 - Sep 2013
What Coaches Say in Public and in Private 145 - Sep 1971 Paul Peter Porges / Jack Davis 523 - Oct 2013
When TV Sports Advertisers Decide to "Sponsor"
More Than Just Kickoffs & Home Runs
297 - Sep 1990 Mike Snider / Jack Davis 526 - Apr 2014
A Mad Gallery of People It's Hard to Feel Sorry For 182 - Apr 1976 Lou Silverstone / Jack Rickard 527 - Jun 2014
Creeping Signs That Might Lead You
to Believe Global Warming is for Real
409 - Sep 2001 John Caldwell 528 - Aug 2014
Recycling Your Throw-Aways 202 - Oct 1978 Paul Peter Porges / Al Jaffee 529 - Oct 2014
Only in the Middle of the Night... 251 - Dec 1984 Tom Koch / Harry North, Esq. 530 - Dec 2014
Every Single New Year's Eve... 325 - Feb 1994 Desmond Devlin / Tom Bunk 531 - Feb 2015
Get-It-Out-Of-Your-System-Land 141 - Mar 1971 Sy Reit / George Woodbridge 532 - Apr 2015
Mad Looks at a Typical Kiddie TV Show 93 - Mar 1965 Larry Siegel / Mort Drucker 533 - Jun 2015
Why 999 Shoppers out of 1000
Never Collect Those Manufacturers' Rebates
264 - Jul 1986 Tom Koch / Paul Coker, Jr. 534 - Aug 2015
After the Game is Over 252 - Jan 1985 Lou Silverstone / Jack Davis 535 - Oct 2015
Approaches to Avoid When Your Child's Pet Dies 366 - Feb 1998 Jeff Kruse / Leslie Sternbergh 536 - Dec 2015
Ten Concrete Laws of Home Repair! 328 - Jun 1994 Tom Cheney 538 - Apr 2016
If Chickens Could Time Travel 480 - Aug 2007 John Caldwell 539 - Jun 2016
Saluting Lenny Brenner (1932-2016) multiple issues many contributors 540 - Aug 2016
Your Candidate and My Candidate 446 - Oct 2004 Frank Jacobs / Peter Kuper 541 - Oct 2016
Horror Movie Scenes We'd Like to See 99 - Dec 1965 Don (Duck) Edwing / Jack Davis 542 - Dec 2016
One Night in the City 199 - Jun 1978 Al Jaffee / Jack Davis 542 - Dec 2016
A Mad Look at Other Uses for Live Lobsters 233 - Sep 1982 Paul Peter Porges 544 - Apr 2017
Don't Be Fooled (Elvis Presley song parody) 285 - Mar 1989 Frank Jacobs / Gerry Gersten 546 - Aug 2017