MAD Magazine #455

MAD Magazine #455 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
1st Edition - New York
July 2005
BATMAN begins!
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  • This issues is available in 2 different covers
  • Features the 100th episode of Monroe
  • First appearances of The MAD Strip Club
  • Additional Images

    Cover Variations

    Table of Contents

    Random Samplings of Reader Mail

    Department: Letters and Tomatoes

    Page: 2

    The Fundalini Pages: "12 ways NASA plans on cutting the costs of the space program", "The cover we didn't use", "Celebrity cause-of-death betting odds: Donald Trump", "Desperate Hamaswives", "Updated parental warnings", "Fundalini Foto News: Congress gets pumped up about steroids in baseball", "The Godfrey Report", "A MAD guide to Martha Stewart's prison tattoos", "The fast 5 little known facts ab

    Department: Random Acts of Mindless

    Author: Dick DeBartolo Author: Ray Alma Author: Jack Syracuse Author: Scott Bricher Author: John Caldwell Author: Bob Staake Author: Garth Gerhart Author: Mike Snider Author: Scott Mendenhall Author: Pranav Behari Author: Philip Kim

    Page: 8

    Battyman, begone! (Batman begins Parody)

    Department: You've got Bale

    Writer: Desmond Devlin Artist: Tom Richmond

    Page: 12

    MAD's CD Cover doodles

    Department: Deface the music

    Artist, Writer: Russ Cooper

    Page: 20

    If the Star Wars Galaxy has classified ads

    Department: May the for sale be with you

    Artist: Tom Bunk Writer: David Shayne

    Page: 22

    A MAD look at Summer Camp

    Department: Serge-In General

    Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés

    Page: 24

    Monroe and... Therapy

    Department: Angster's Paradise

    Artist: Bill Wray Writer: Anthony Barbieri

    Page: 33

    Americans who just missed becoming pope

    Department: He's not a papal person

    Artist: Hermann Mejia Writer: Jeff Kruse

    Page: 38

    New books by your favorite conservative authors

    Writer: Joe Raiola Artist: Scott Bricher Artist: Hermann Mejia

    Page: 40

    Spy vs. Spy

    Department: Joke and Dagger

    Artist, Writer: Peter Kuper

    Page: 42

    The Strip Club: Rob, the evil backstabbing robot temp

    Department: Pen and Stink

    Artist, Writer: Corey Pandolph

    Page: 49

    Reprinted in: US MAD Magazine #19

    The Strip Club: Jump Cut

    Department: Pen and Stink

    Artist, Writer: Paul Gilligan

    Page: 49

    The Strip Club: Father O'Flannity's Hot Tub Confessions with special guest BONO of U2

    Department: Pen and Stink

    Artist, Writer: Keith Knight

    Page: 50

    The Strip Club: The Comic with no name

    Department: Pen and Stink

    Artist, Writer: Mo Willems

    Page: 50

    The Strip Club: How not to get a 3rd date!

    Department: Pen and Stink

    Artist, Writer: Ryan Sias

    Page: 51

    The Strip Club: Fantabulaman

    Department: Pen and Stink

    Artist, Writer: Ted Rall

    Page: 51

    MAD's inspiritional animal stories

    Department: The beast and the brightest

    Artist: Leonardo Rodriguez Writer: Brian McConnachie

    Page: 53

    Parental double-standards

    Department: That's Gall, Folks

    Artist: Peter Bagge Writer: David Shayne

    Page: 56

    MAD sucker-punches The Contender - A knockout collection of outtakes

    Department: Do the fight thing

    Writer: Mike Snider

    Page: 58

    [No Title]

    Department: MAD Fold-In

    Artist, Writer: Al Jaffee

    Page: 61