Mad Magazine Recurring Features



in Order of Appearance in Regular Issues (and other places)

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The stars of these articles were the words and letters themselves.

ARTICLE TITLE WRITER / ARTIST ISSUE / DATE
Hazards of Illuminated Signs Sy Reit / Joe Orlando 53 - Mar 1960
A Portfolio of Shape-ly Mad Verse William Garvin / 104 - Jul 1966
A Portfolio of Mad Namelies Max Brandel 108 - Jan 1967
A Portfolio of Mad Zoo-Lulus Max Brandel 110 - Apr 1967
A Portfolio of Mad Placelies Max Brandel 111 - Jun 1967
Criminal Types Dept.
(Put Them All Together They Spell...)
Don (Duck) Edwing / Bob Clarke 152 - Jul 1972
More Mad Namelies Max Brandel Special #8 -
Win 1972
What's in a Name?
Part One: People
Max Brandel 161 - Sep 1973
What's in a Name?
Part Two: Institutions
Max Brandel 164 - Jan 1974
Spell It Like It Is Norman Miller / Special #18 -
Sum 1976
Mad Turn-Arounds Mike Metz 252 - Jan 1985
Mad's Modern Day Tongue Twisters David Ames / George Woodbridge 267 - Dec 1986
Mad's Instant Movie Reviews Russ Cooper / Gerry Gersten 305 - Sep 1991
Mad's Instant TV Reviews Russ Cooper / Gerry Gersten 316 - Jan 1993
Another Portfolio of Mad Namelies Russ Cooper / Bob Clarke Special #93 -
May 1994
Mad's Instant Movie Reviews: The Sequel Russ Cooper / Rick Tulka 375 - Nov 1998
Mad's Instant TV Reviews Russ Cooper / Grey Blackwell 381 - May 1999
Instant Music Reviews Russ Cooper / Rick Tulka 405 - May 1999
Still More Instant Movie Reviews Russ Cooper / Amanda Conner 415 - Mar 2002
Visual Wordplay

Excerpt from What's in a Name? Part Two: Institutions -
from #164 - January 1974