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New MAD Magazine Tinkers with Toys!

    MAD magazine had fallen off my radar for quite some time, and I had assumed it had met its demise. However, the latest edition, notably the Barbie parody, managed to tickle my funny bone once again.

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    Shudder Spooktacular Annual magazine

      Shudder magazine is your new hook-up. They have resurrected some of the creators of Warren Publishing to dust off the old cobwebs with new material.

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      Hogan’s Alley #23 is out now

        Hogan’s Alley #23 features a long examination of the legendary Frank Frazetta’s time working for Li’l Abner creator Al Capp, with gorgeous Frazetta artwork (some supplied by his family). The issue also features an in-depth look at the lawsuit that led to two versions of the seminal comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids, with new research into the legal archives. The issue has a feature on a short-lived attempt to produce a live-action sitcom based on Ernie Bushmiller’s Nancy. This issue also has a long interview with Golden Age comic book and comic strip artist Bob Fujitani.

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        Film Noir double pleasure celebrates Nightmare Alley

          Nightmare Alley is getting the royal treatment by both Eddie Muller and Guillermo del Toro with the help of Gina McIntyre this month. NOIR CITY issue #33 and Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley: The Rise and Fall of Stanton Carlisle by Gina McIntyre should top you off to get your Nightmare Alley fix.

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          LIFE‘s new special issue Peanuts: The World’s Greatest Comic Strip

            Over five decades of solitary and deeply personal work, Charles Schulz drew 17,897 Peanuts comic strips, producing a body of work that constitutes not only the richest achievement in comic strip history but also the most resonant sports strip of all time. Thousands of Peanuts panels are filtered through Schulz’s love of sports, a collective subcategory that perhaps more than any other delivers the essence of his work.


            Mad Magazine Artist Al Jaffee Turns 100 Years

              Al Jaffee made his first Mad Magazine debut 65 years ago. Jaffee is famous for creating the “Fold-In” and “Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions.” will be 100 years on March 13.

              David Lidsky: Put a Cork in it

                David Lidsky, a writer for Fast Company, eloquently shares his firsthand experience with a cork that almost embodies the spirit of Dionysus, the ancient Greek god of wine.