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Snappy Answers for Stupid Questions: Bitstrips Style 0

Snappy Answers for Stupid Questions: Bitstrips Style

I remember getting the Mad Magazine. I enjoyed all it had to offer from the cover of Alfred E. Neumann incorporated into the pop cover, to the fold up in back. It was and still is a great magazine. One thing that I enjoyed more was the comics. Spy vs. Spy, Don Martin (He has a Shrine, you know), but just as important was Al Jaffee. He brought a lot of sarcasm to his strips with “Snappy Answers for Stupid Questions”. For instance, you might see someone at the computer and another ask the question: “Are you on Dorkazine.com” The...

MAD Fold Ins – Past and Present 0

MAD Fold Ins – Past and Present

I used to read MAD Magazine all the time. There are so many great things about it. The parodies, Sergio Aragones, Spy vs. Spy, The cool inserts and extra comics. But the one thing that really made MAD magazine stand out was the last page. Al Jaffee took a rather mundane drawing and made you turn it into something special. You would see a page with a caption on top. The caption would be missing the ‘punchline’, so to get it, you would have to fold the page into itself. The end result would be a humorous look at the...