MAD Magazine #7

MAD Magazines from Great Britain

Series: MAD Magazine

Publishing Date: 1960

Cover Artist: Frank Kelly Freas

Original cover: MAD Magazine #57 • USA • 1st Edition - New York

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Note: Month and year shown on front cover – a rule-proving exception until much later in the life of the British version: presumably adapted direct from the US MAD cover.

16 – 23: Is This Your Life? (TV spoof of This Is Your Life from MAD #24) - Another surprisingly-long remnant from the Kurtzman era. In the text, “Raoul Phedwards” (US TV personality Ralph Edwards) has been replaced by “Andrew Hemans” (British counterpart Eamonn Andrews); regrettably, the likenesses in the drawings are based on Edwards, making the name change superfluous.
The British Department head, YOUR LIFE IN THEIR HANDS, follows the name of a BBC TV medical documentary series of 1958-64.

Cover Variations

MAD Magazine #57 • USA • 1st Edition - New YorkMAD Magazine #437 • AustraliaMAD Magazine #8 • Denmark • 1st Edition - WilliamsMAD Magazine #7 • Great BritainMAD Magazine #7 • Netherlands • 1st EditionMAD Magazine #95 • Mexico • 4th Edition - MinaMAD Magazine #5 • Sweden


Frank Kelly Freas ... Cover Artist
David Climie ... Editor


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