Irregularly Recurring Features
Inspired by this Wikipedia list, these are features that appeared in the magazine at least three times.
- The Fundalini Pages started with issue #438 and continues uninterrupted to the present day.
Those pages themselves contain many irregularly recurring features.
- The Strip Club collection of comic strips (many irregularly recurring) first appeared in issue #455 with many breaks between issues,
eventually becoming an every-issue feature with #503 to the present day.
Irregularly Recurring Features Seen Within the Letters Section
Compiled by John R. Racano (mostly)
Regularly Recurring Features
The most iconic regular features are pretty well laid out on their respective creator's pages:
- Mad Fold-In -- see Al Jaffee from #86, April 1964 to the present day
- The Lighter Side of... -- see Dave Berg from #66, October 1961
to the present day's occasional The Darker Side of The Lighter Side
- A Mad Look At... -- see Sergio Aragones from #76, January 1963 to the present day
- Marginals or "Drawn-Out Dramas" -- by Sergio Aragones from #76, January 1963 to the present day
(except for missing Issues #111 and #122). Don't expect a listing of every marginal he's ever done.
- Don Martin gags -- see all of Don Martin's work from #29, Sept. 1956 to #277, March 1988
- Don (Duck) Edwing gags -- see all of Don (Duck) Edwing's work from #70, April 1962 to #515, June 2012
- Spy vs. Spy -- see Antonio Prohias, Don "Duck" Edwing, Bob Clarke, Dave Manak, and Peter Kuper
starting from #60, January 1961 to the present day
- Movie and Television satires
- The MAD 20 Dumbest People, Events & Things was introduced with the January 1999 issue #377
and continues annually with the first issue of each new year to the present day.
- Advertising satires -- I started this over a decade ago... (maybe finishing it will be my next project)
- ...and then there are all those song parodies...