MAD Magazine #290

USA • 1st Edition - New York


MAD Magazine #290 • USA • 1st Edition - New York

Series: MAD Magazine

Company: E.C. Publications, Inc.

Publishing Date: 1st October 1989

Cover: In this issue we slime “Ghostbusters II”

Cover Artist: Sam Viviano

Original price: $1.50

Pages: 52

Format: Magazine

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Contributors

John Ficarra ... Editor
Nick Meglin ... Editor
Sam Viviano ... Cover Artist

Featured characters

Howard Stern ... Public Character
Burt Reynolds ... Actor
Steve Martin ... Actor
Keanu Reeves ... Actor
Rick Moranis ... Actor
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Actor
Bill Murray ... Actor

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
Contributors:
Mort Drucker, Stan Hart
Page:
4

Modern Rube Goldberg Inventions

Department:
The Contraptions Are Coming More Frequently
Contributors:
Al Jaffee
Page:
10

Spy Vs. Spy

Department:
Joke and Dagger
Contributors:
Don Edwing, Bob Clarke
Page:
13

Cut-Away Cross Sections of Everyday Items

Department:
Exposé Can You See
Contributors:
George Woodbridge, Charlie Kadau
Page:
14

MAD Visits a Fat Farm

Department:
Draining the Tubs
Contributors:
Paul Coker, Jr., Lou Silverstone
Page:
17

The Alarming Alien Atrocity

Department:
Tales From the Duck Side Part 1
Contributors:
Don Edwing
Page:
21

Did You Ever Notice That the Same People Who…

Department:
Hypocritic Oafs
Contributors:
Harry North, Lou Silverstone
Page:
22

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

Department:
Card Shocks
Contributors:
Charlie Kadau, AP/Wide World Photos, Neil Schneider, John Gotti Photo
Page:
24

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

Department:
Three Men and a Body
Contributors:
Dick DeBartolo, Angelo Torres
Page:
27

MAD Suggestions for Reducing the National Debt

Department:
Coming to a Debt End
Contributors:
Paul Peter Porges
Page:
32

Ten College Athletes

Department:
Frank on a Roll
Contributors:
Jack Davis, Frank Jacobs
Page:
34

The Lighter Side of…

Department:
Berg’s-Eye View
Contributors:
Dave Berg
Page:
36

A MAD Look at Basic Training

Department:
Serge-In General
Contributors:
Sergio Aragonés
Page:
41

Politically Inspired Dolls

Department:
Mannequin Depressives
Contributors:
Rick Tulka, Dennis Snee
Page:
45

The Dreaded Dental Debacle

Department:
Tales From the Duck Side Part 2
Contributors:
Don Edwing
Page:
48

Drawn Out Dramas (Various Places around the Magazine)

Contributors:
Sergio Aragonés

Drawn Out Dramas (Various Places around the Magazine)

Contributors:
Sergio Aragonés

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

Contributors:
Al Jaffee

Back Cover: A Scene We’d Like to See

Contributors:
Irving Schild

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