A Meandering Melee of Moronic Monkey Mayhem


Mad has had a love affair with simians. Publisher William Gaines was a big King Kong fan.
The regular issue covers below are Mad's most obvious examples of monkeying around.

Mad #38 Mad #43 Mad #94 Mad #102 Mad #112 Mad #157 Mad #192 Mad #238 Mad #459 Mad #479 Mad #488
J. Fred
Muggs
Scare
Crow
Classic
King
Kong
Gun
Plugger
Organ
Grinder
Planet
of the
Apes
1970's
King
Kong
Darwin's
B-Day
King
Kong
2005
Pirate
Monkey
The
"Staff"

Not so obvious are a few obscure border references.
An early group of issues (#27 through #30) had non-evil seeing, speaking, hearing - political monkeys.


Much later in #357's border was what a French King Kong might look like.


Thanks to Josť for the question suggestion.