Appearances of Gwen Stefani in MAD
MAD Magazine #420 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
Billed in the official Letters and Tomatoes Dep't guide to Scott Bricher's cover for MAD #420 (August '02) as "Gwen Stefani (please return my phone calls - Ed.)," this positioning between Dick Clark, Barney the Dinosaur, Eminem, Jack Osbourne and several others represents Ms. Stefani's first MAD appearance.
MAD Magazine #421 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
Gwen Stefani gets the last laugh in this article-closing gag for the Rick Tulka-Desmond Devlin three-pager "Drastic Cutbacks In The Music Industry," which originally ran in MAD #421 (September '02).
MAD Magazine #434 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
Hermann Mejia caricatured Gwen Stefani for this cameo in "MAD's Deck Of Least-Wanted Americans," co-written by Desmond Devlin and Frank Jacobs for MAD #434 (October '03). Along with "MAD's Deck of Least-Wanted Americans," Gwen Stefani (and the rest of No Doubt) showed up in this segment of "MAD's All-Access Pass To The MTV Video Music Awards - Part Two." Written by Greg Leitman and given a collage-art approach by Sam "Jack Syracuse" Viviano, it ran in MAD #434 (October '03).