MAD Magazine #492

MAD Magazine #492 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
1st Edition - New York
August 1st, 2008
We cover this summer's Super Heroes!
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Table of Contents

Random Samplings of Reader Mail

Department: Letters and Tomatoes

Page: 2

The Fundalini Pages: 'Are you a celebrity or are you a celebutard?', ' Things Hillary Clinton supporters can be happy about', 'The Godfrey Report', 'Solution to last month's "Mini-Mytery"', 'Fundalini presents excerpts from: Movie Screw-Ups A clueless, anal-retentive guide to cinema', 'The fast 5 ways that you can protest China's human rights violations', 'Melvin & Jenkins' guide to ballpark', 'Le

Department: Random Acts of Mindless

Author: Desmond Devlin Author: Scott Nickel Author: Jacob Lambert Author: Jack Syracuse Author: Hermann Mejia Author: Kevin Pope Author: Rick Tulka Author: Jeff Kruse Author: Garth Gerhart Author: Barry Liebmann Author: Darren Johnson Author: Dave Hanson

Page: 8

MAD's international preview of the Beijing Olympics

Department: Let the games be grim

Artist: Tom Bunk Writer: Desmond Devlin

Page: 12

The Knockout

Department: A MAD political poster

Artist: Mark Fredrickson

Page: 15

Ironic, Man (Iron Man Parody)

Department: Downey Syndrome

Writer: Desmond Devlin Artist: Tom Richmond

Page: 17

10 easy ways to beat high gas prices and increase your mileage

Department: A Fuel's Errand

Writer: Dick DeBartolo Artist: Tim Hamilton

Page: 22

Spy vs. Spy

Department: Joke and Dagger

Artist, Writer: Peter Kuper

Page: 26

Movie Posters for the rest of the movie experience

Department: Coming Distractions

Writer: Russ Cooper Artist: Scott Bricher

Page: 28

MAD's cocky, but handy Hancock outtakes

Department: Lack of Will's Power

Page: 30

Calvin and Jobs

Department: Apple of four ire

Writer: Jacob Lambert Artist: Gary Hallgreen

Page: 32

Field Guide to spotting America's most incompetent summer camp counselors

Department: S'Morons

Artist, Writer: John Caldwell

Page: 34

A MAD look at this summers Super Heroes

Department: Serge-In General

Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés

Page: 37

Sucker City Newspaper Circular

Department: Flyer Beware

Artist: Scott Bricher Writer: Scott Maiko

Page: 41

The Strip Club: Me, Myself and my puppet

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: John Kovaleski

Page: 45

The Strip Club: Father O'Flannity's hot tub confessions with Ed Norton as The Hulk!

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: Keith Knight

Page: 45

The Strip Club: Rob, the evil, backstabbing, robot temp

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: Corey Pandolph

Page: 46

The Strip Club: Scooby-Don't

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: Jason Yungbluth

Page: 46

The Strip Club: Fantabulaman

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: Ted Rall

Page: 47

MAD Fold-In

Artist, Writer: Al Jaffee

Page: 49