MAD Magazine #290

MAD Magazine #290 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
1st Edition - New York
October 1st, 1989
In this issue we slime “Ghostbusters II”
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Table of Contents

Random sampling of reader mail

Department: Letters and Tomatoes

Page: 3

Movie satire: ‘Grossbusters II’ ['Ghostbusters II']

Department: The Second Slime Around

Artist: Mort Drucker Writer: Stan Hart

Page: 4

Modern Rube Goldberg Inventions

Department: The Contraptions Are Coming More Frequently

Artist, Writer: Al Jaffee

Page: 10

Spy Vs. Spy

Department: Joke and Dagger

Writer: Don Edwing Artist: Bob Clarke

Page: 13

Cut-Away Cross Sections of Everyday Items

Department: Exposé Can You See

Artist: George Woodbridge Writer: Charlie Kadau

Page: 14

MAD Visits a Fat Farm

Department: Draining the Tubs

Artist: Paul Coker, Jr. Writer: Lou Silverstone

Page: 17

The Alarming Alien Atrocity

Department: Tales From the Duck Side Part 1

Artist, Writer: Don Edwing

Page: 21

Did You Ever Notice That the Same People Who…

Department: Hypocritic Oafs

Artist: Harry North Writer: Lou Silverstone

Page: 22

Some Real “Scruples” Questions We'd Like to Ask Some Real People

Department: Card Shocks

Writer: Charlie Kadau Photographer: AP/Wide World Photos Photographer: Neil Schneider Photographer: John Gotti Photo

Page: 24

TV satire: ‘The ABC Misery Movie’ [“The ABC Mystery Movie”]

Department: Three Men and a Body

Writer: Dick DeBartolo Artist: Angelo Torres

Page: 27

MAD Suggestions for Reducing the National Debt

Department: Coming to a Debt End

Artist, Writer: Paul Peter Porges

Page: 32

Ten College Athletes

Department: Frank on a Roll

Artist: Jack Davis Writer: Frank Jacobs

Page: 34

The Lighter Side of…

Department: Berg’s-Eye View

Artist, Writer: Dave Berg

Page: 36

A MAD Look at Basic Training

Department: Serge-In General

Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés

Page: 41

Politically Inspired Dolls

Department: Mannequin Depressives

Artist: Rick Tulka Writer: Dennis Snee

Page: 45

The Dreaded Dental Debacle

Department: Tales From the Duck Side Part 2

Artist, Writer: Don Edwing

Page: 48

Drawn Out Dramas (Various Places around the Magazine)

Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés

Drawn Out Dramas (Various Places around the Magazine)

Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés

Back Cover Inside: The Kind Of Plague That Has Today's Parents Feeling

Artist, Writer: Al Jaffee

Back Cover: A Scene We’d Like to See

Photographer: Irving Schild