Mad Magazine Contributors


Sam Viviano


Contributions in Order of Appearance
Jack Syracuse is the pseudonym Sam occasionally uses. See a combined list.
(* A=Artist)

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* CONTRIBUTION TITLE CO-CONTRIBUTORS ISSUE / DATE
A Cover Artist - - Dallas 223 - Jun 1981
A Roger Ebore and Gene Sissy review three films
Ghost-Dusters / Purple Acid Rain / The Karocky Kid
Arnie Kogen, Angelo Torres
Harry North, Esq.
253 - Mar 1985
A Mike Hammy (TV satire) Dick DeBartolo 255 - Jun 1985
A If the Miller Lite Beer Gang Ran This Country Larry Siegel 256 - Jul 1985
A First Annual Reunion - Guests of The Phil Donahue Show Elizabeth White 257 - Sep 1985
A Gigglin's Island (TV rerun satire) Larry Siegel 259 - Dec 1985
A The Crummymooners (TV rerun satire) Larry Siegel 260 - Jan 1986
A Specialized Cable TV Networks of the Future Frank Jacobs, Earle Doud 261 - Mar 1986
A Other Much Needed Rules Named for
the Irksome People Who Inspired Them
Mike Snider 265 - Sep 1986
A TV Theme Songs Frank Jacobs 266 - Oct 1986
A The Andy Grinning Show (TV rerun satire) Lou Silverstone 273 - Sep 1987
A Stuff We Didn't Get to See on TV For One Reason or Another Mike Snider 274 - Oct 1987
A Mad's Guide to Talk Show Hosts Charlie Kadau, Joe Raiola 275 - Dec 1987
A Celebrity Reading Lists Tom Koch 278 - Apr 1988
A Cover Artist - - California Raisins 281 - Sep 1988
A A Look at Mad's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Desmond Devlin 281 - Sep 1988
A Alf's Celebrity Cat Cookbook John Prete 282 - Oct 1988
A A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes at a Comedy Club Lou Silverstone 283 - Dec 1988
A Play Pictionary With the Mad Artists see issue 284 - Jan 1989
A Numbing to America (movie satire) Stan Hart 284 - Jan 1989
A Recasting Famous Old Movies With Today's Famous Wrestlers John Prete 285 - Mar 1989
A Academy Awards for Movie Audience Members Mike Snider 287 - Jun 1989
A Dreary John (TV satire) Dick DeBartolo 288 - Jul 1989
A Video Reviews Stan Hart 289 - Sep 1989
A Cover Artist - - Ghostbusters 2 290 - Oct 1989
A Cover Artist - - Special Mutant Turtle Issue 291 - Dec 1989
A The Blunder Years (TV satire) Stan Hart 291 - Dec 1989
A Cover Artist - - Mario Bros. smash Neumantendo 292 - Jan 1990
A Buried With Children (TV satire) Dennis Snee 292 - Jan 1990
A Mad's Video Reviews Stan Hart 293 - Mar 1990
A Future Sitcoms That Break Fresh Ground Frank Jacobs 295 - Jun 1990
A Mad's Video Reviews Stan Hart 296 - Jul 1990
A Teen-Rage Moolah Nitwit Turtles! (movie satire) Dick DeBartolo 298 - Oct 1990
A The Usual Gang of Mad Artists Takes a Look
at Endangered Species of the Music World
see issue 298 - Oct 1990
A A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes at "The Simpsons" Studio Charlie Kadau 299 - Dec 1990
A Wizard of Odds (movie satire) Frank Jacobs 300 - Jan 1991
A Home A-Groan (movie satire) Stan Hart 303 - Jun 1991
A Mad's Video Reviews Stan Hart 304 - Jul 1991
A Simpson Rip-Offs We'll Undoubtedly Be Seeing Frank Jacobs 305 - Sep 1991
A The Violence of the Hams (movie satire) Frank Jacobs 305 - Sep 1991
A Mad's Create-Your-Own Vanilla Ice Biography Charlie Kadau, Joe Raiola 306 - Oct 1991
A Reel vs. Real Russ Cooper 307 - Dec 1991
A Mad's Political Remember When...? Russ Cooper 308 - Jan 1992
A Mad's Minute-By-Minute Breakdown of Popular TV Shows Russ Cooper 309 - Mar 1992
A Video Reviews Stan Hart 310 - Apr 1992
A Hook'em (movie satire) Stan Hart 312 - Jul 1992
A When Should We Believe...? Mike Snider 315 - Dec 1992
A Entertainment Too Light Visits In Livid Color (TV satire) A. J. Marley 317 - Mar 1993
A Audition Tapes of Talk Show Hosts Who Never Made It Dan Birtcher 320 - Jul 1993
A Charade (newspaper parody) Charlie Kadau, Joe Raiola 321 - Sep 1993
A Batsman: The Anemic Series (TV satire) Dick DeBartolo 322 - Oct 1993
A Instant Nostalgia
(For the "Not-Yet-Old-Enough-For-Regular-Nostalgia")
Mike Snider 324 - Jan 1994
A Cover Artist - - Beavis Clinton & Butthead Gore Desmond Devlin 325 - Feb 1994
A When the Beavis & Butt-Head Phenomenon Spreads Into Politics Desmond Devlin 325 - Feb 1994
A Snow White as Reviewed by Today's Publications Frank Jacobs 325 - Feb 1994
A Shocking "Tell-All" Books by TV-Sitcom Characters Mort Drucker, Mike Snider
Greg Theakston, Rick Tulka
325 - Feb 1994
A Right Now! Mike Snider 326 - Mar 1994
A What Does it Say About Playing by the Rules When... Mike Snider 326 - Mar 1994
A Letters - featuring Elron, your Mad Mailman Special #96 - Spr 1994
A Ecch-Men (TV satire) Dick DeBartolo 327 - May 1994
A Cinema vs. Movies Desmond Devlin 328 - Jun 1994
A Mad's International Signs for the World of Rock Desmond Devlin 328 - Jun 1994
A Letters - featuring Elron, your Mad Mailman Special #98 - Sum 1994
A Books to Make Children More Politically Aware David Shayne 330 - Sep 1994
A Letters - featuring Elron, your Mad Mailman Special #99 - Fall 1994
A The Bill Clinton MTV Song Book -
"What a Plan" sung to the tune of "Whatta Man"
Frank Jacobs, see issue 331 - Oct 1994
A The Lion's Kin (movie satire) Stan Hart 332 - Dec 1994
A margin art below "Gump Fiction" Mad TV - 1995
A Cover Artist - - Comic strip characters Special #101 - Jan 1995
A Letters - featuring Elron, your Mad Mailman Special #101 - Jan 1995
A The 11 Rarest Animation Cells on the Market Desmond Devlin 334 - Mar 1995
A Letters - featuring Elron, your Mad Mailman Special #102 - Mar 1995
A Plot Friction (movie satire) Arnie Kogen 335 - May 1995
A Cover Artist - - Beavis and Butthead Grow Old 336 - Jun 1995
A When Beavis & Butt-Head Grow Old! Desmond Devlin 336 - Jun 1995
A Letters - featuring Elron, your Mad Mailman Special #104 - Jun 1995
A Letters - featuring Elron, your Mad Mailman Special #105 - Jul 1995
A Mad's O.J. Pog Schtickers (bonus insert) Special #105 - Jul 1995
A Rock & Roll Closeups (questions) Desmond Devlin 338 - Aug 1995
A Rock & Roll Closeups - the correct answers Desmond Devlin 338 - Aug 1995
A Howard at the Mike - based on the Ernest Lawrence Thayer poem Casey at the Bat Frank Jacobs 339 - Sep 1995
A When Sesame Street Caves in to the Radical Right Frank Jacobs 340 - Oct 1995
A Letters - featuring Elron, your Mad Mailman Special #107 - Oct 1995
A Letters - featuring Elron, your Mad Mailman Special #108 - Nov 1995
A Letters - featuring Herbert "The Ax" Maxwell Special #109 - Dec 1995
A Too Bad About You (TV satire) Josh Gordon 342 - Jan 1996
A Mad Interviews Miyoursoft's Bile Gates Chris Hart 343 - Mar 1996
A Letters - featuring Herbert "The Ax" Maxwell
and Elron, your Mad Mailman
Special #111 - Mar 1996
A Mad's Colossal, Stupendous, Absolutely
Fantabulous Plan to Liven Up The Academy Awards
Barry Liebmann 344 - Apr 1996
A Letters - featuring Herbert "The Ax" Maxwell
and Elron, your Mad Mailman
Special #112 - Apr 1996
A Smellen (TV satire) A. J. Marley 346 - Jun 1996
A Pat the Candidate David Shayne 346 - Jun 1996
A Solicitation for reader favorite articles to celebrate Mad's 45th anniversary - featuring Herbert "The Ax" Maxwell and Elron, your Mad Mailman Special #113 - Jun 1996
A Letters - featuring Herbert "The Ax" Maxwell and Elron, your Mad Mailman Special #115 - Sep 1996
A The Hunchback and Note the Dame (movie satire) Dick DeBartolo 351 - Nov 1996
A When Other Sports Figures Co-Star
with Cartoon Characters in Movies
Stan Hart 352 - Dec 1996
A Letters - featuring Herbert "The Ax" Maxwell
and Elron, your Mad Mailman
Special #117 - Dec 1996
A Tortured By An Angel (TV satire) Dick DeBartolo 353 - Jan 1997
A Rancid (movie satire) Stan Hart 354 - Feb 1997
A Letters - featuring Herbert "The Ax" Maxwell
and Elron, your Mad Mailman
Special #118 - Feb 1997
A Future Editions of MTV's The Real World Mike Snider 356 - Apr 1997
A Letters - featuring Herbert "The Ax" Maxwell
and funeral for Elron, your Mad Mailman
Special #120 - Apr 1997
A Disney-fied Versions of Adult Films Frank Jacobs
Desmond Devlin
358 - Jun 1997
A Howeird Stern, Private Putz (movie satire) Stan Hart 359 - Jul 1997
A Back Cover -- A Toy We're Sure to See - Wiley Willy William T. Raschendorfer 359 - Jul 1997
A A Mad Cybervisit to America Onhold Mike Snider 360 - Aug 1997
A Cover Artist - - Clinton-Bashing Monopoly 361 - Sep 1997
A Monopoly Cards That Reflect the
Way Business is Really Done Today
John Prete 361 - Sep 1997
A Cheap Foreign Ripoffs of American Cartoons Sean Eisenporth 362 - Oct 1997
A Corntact (movie satire) Dick DeBartolo 363 - Nov 1997
A Air Farce One (movie satire) Stan Hart 364 - Dec 1997
A Bob Villa's Home Aghast (TV satire) Dick DeBartolo 366 - Feb 1998
A Trypanic (movie satire) Dick DeBartolo 369 - May 1998
A Cover Artist - - South Park Desmond Devlin 371 - Jul 1998
A Letters - featuring Herbert "The Ax" Maxwell
and Elron, your Mad Mailman
Special #130 - Aug 1998
A Back Cover -- A Street Sign We're Afraid We'll See 373 - Sep 1998
A The Truedumb Show (movie satire) Stan Hart 374 - Oct 1998
A When Suicide Cards Really Catch On Don (Duck) Edwing 374 - Oct 1998
A Cover Artist - - Dr. Katz / South Park 375 - Nov 1998
A Hollow-Scream - It's 2 Slow (movie satire) Dick DeBartolo 376 - Dec 1998
A The Mad 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 1998
19. Marv Albert Sinks His Teeth Into a New Job
David Shayne, Joe Raiola 377 - Jan 1999
A An Ode to the Antz - with apologies to Edgar Allen Poe Frank Jacobs 378 - Feb 1999
A The Congressional Record Comic Pages Don (Duck) Edwing 378 - Feb 1999
A Pro Wrestling Haiku Desmond Devlin 378 - Feb 1999
A Mad Tags Along on a Typical Date with Chelsea Clinton Mike Mikula 379 - Mar 1999
A Mad Artists Pay Tribute to The Lighter Side Of... Dave Berg, see issue 427 - Mar 2003
A Mad's Deck of Least Wanted Americans see issue 434 - Oct 2003
A Mad About Hunger (BallPark Franks advertising section)
The Museum of Hunger
Hermann Mejia, see issue 480 - Aug 2007
A Mad's 50 Worst Things About Advertising see issue 482 - Oct 2007
A Mad Deconstructs TV Talk Shows - The Colbert Report Desmond Devlin 484 - Dec 2007
A Cover Artist - - Alfred E. Neuman for President 495 - Nov 2008
A Alfred E. Neuman For President (poster) 495 - Nov 2008
A 500 Issues of Mad: A Visual History -
Mad Issues 201-300 "Snatched Glory and Bruised Knuckles"
see issue 500 - Jun 2009
A 500 Issues of Mad: A Visual History -
Mad Issues 301-400 "The Rush to Antietam"
see issue 500 - Jun 2009
A The Mad Quarterly Report (May-July 2009) 501 - Oct 2009
A The Mad 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 2009
17. Cheating Celebs - Living Libido Loca
502 - Jan 2010
A The Mad Vault - 1988 see issue 502 - Jan 2010
A The Fundalini Pages
Celebrity Cause-of-Death Betting Odds - Sarah Palin
503 - May 2010
A The Fundalini Pages
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - TMZ's Harvey Levin
504 - Aug 2010
A The Fundalini Pages
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Charlie Sheen
505 - Oct 2010
A Deleted Passages from George W. Bush's New Book Charlie Kadau 506 - Dec 2010
A The Fundalini Pages
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Katy Perry
507 - Feb 2011
A The Mad 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 2010
3. Mel Gibson's Rants - The Passion of the Anti-Christ
507 - Feb 2011
A The Fundalini Pages
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Justin Timberlake
508 - Apr 2011
A The Fundalini Pages
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Bill O'Reilly
509 - Jun 2011
A The Fundalini Pages
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Newt Gingrich
510 - Aug 2011
A New Monopoly Cards That Reflect
the Sleazy Way Business is Really Done
Nick Meglin 510 - Aug 2011
A The Fundalini Pages
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Blake Lively
511 - Oct 2011
A The Fundalini Pages
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Kate Middleton
512 - Dec 2011