Mad Magazine Recurring Features


What is a(n) _____?


in Order of Appearance in Regular Issues (and the Mad 84 special)

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Distinctive 2-page essays surrounded by Aragones' art.

SUBJECT WRITER / ARTIST ISSUE / DATE
Blind Date Arnie Kogen / Sergio Aragones 100 - Jan 1966
Party-Pooper Tom Koch / Sergio Aragones 105 - Sep 1966
B.M.O.C. (Big Man On Campus) Tom Koch / Sergio Aragones 108 - Jan 1967
Born Loser Tom Koch / Sergio Aragones 110 - Apr 1967
Final Exam Tom Koch and May Sakami /
Sergio Aragones
112 - Jul 1967
Square Arnie Kogen / Sergio Aragones 119 - Jun 1968
Make-Out Man Arnie Kogen / Sergio Aragones 124 - Jan 1969
Kid Brother Tom Koch / Sergio Aragones 130 - Oct 1969
Born Winner Al Jaffee / Sergio Aragones 133 - Mar 1970
Parent Tom Koch / Sergio Aragones 142 - Apr 1971
Introvert Tom Koch / Sergio Aragones 167 - Jun 1974
Guidance Counselor Tom Koch / Sergio Aragones 175 - Jun 1975
Show Off Tom Koch / Sergio Aragones 213 - Mar 1980
Hang-Up Tom Koch / Sergio Aragones 245 - Mar 1984
Intellectual Snob Tom Koch / Sergio Aragones Mad 84 - 1984
What is a _____ ?

excerpt from What is a Born Loser? - from #110 - April 1967