MAD Magazine #288

MAD Magazine #288 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
1st Edition - New York
July 1st, 1989
Special Heavy Metal Issue!
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Table of Contents

Cover: Special Heavy Metal Issue

Cover Artist: Richard Williams

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Department: Ovary Indulgence

Artist: Mort Drucker Writer: Stan Hart

A Mad Look At Self Defense

Department: Serge-In General

Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés

New Comic Book Heroes Based On Real People

Department: Titan-ing Some Nuts

Artist: Angelo Torres Writer: Mike Snider

Reprinted in: US MAD Magazine #15

The Star Wars Defense System Can't Fail!

Department: In Clods We Trust

Artist: Paul Coker, Jr. Writer: John S. Marshall

Leather Clothes Must Be Worn

Department: Frank On a Roll

Artist: Jack Davis Writer: Frank Jacobs

MAD Switcheroos

Department: From Bad To Reverse

Writer: Frank Jacobs Artist: Al Jaffee

A Mad Guide To Lesser-Known Tourist Traps

Department: Persons, Places, and Stings

Artist: Bob Jones Writer: Mike Snider

Mad's Heavy Metal Quiz

Department: Special Test Appearance

Artist: Rick Tulka Writer: Christopher Hart

Reprinted in: US MAD Magazine #13

Scientific Advances That Improve Our Lives!

Department: Progress Retort

Artist: George Woodbridge Writer: Tom Koch

The Diabolical Dungeon Deception

Department: Tales From The Duck Side Part 1

Artist, Writer: Don Edwing

Lurking Girl

Department: From Rags To Bitches

Writer: Frank Jacobs Artist: Angelo Torres

Spy vs. Spy (Elevator Doors)

Department: Joke and Dagger

Artist, Writer: Antonio Prohias

Mad's Cheap and Painless Methods For... Overcoming Baldness

Department: Deceiving Hair Lines

Artist, Writer: Paul Peter Porges

The Lighter Side Of...

Department: Berg's-Eye View

Artist, Writer: Dave Berg

Deceptive Ways To Get Junk Mail Senders To Excitedly Open Your Reply!

Department: An Embarrassment Of Richard's

Writer: Dick DeBartolo

The Ghastly Gallows Goodbye

Department: Tales From The Duck Side Part 2

Artist, Writer: Don Edwing

Dreary John...

Department: May Divorce Be With You

Writer: Dick DeBartolo Artist: Sam Viviano

The Inconceivable Island Incident

Department: Tales From The Duck Side Part 3

Artist, Writer: Don Edwing

Drawn Out Dramas (Various Places around the Magazine)

Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés

Back Cover Inside: What new exam will every student soon be required to pass?

Artist, Writer: Al Jaffee

Back Cover: Metal Sludge Magazine

Writer: Charlie Kadau Writer: Joe Raiola Photographer: Irving Schild