Remember These? 'MAD Trick-or-Treat Reading' Packs

Longtime MAD readers will remember this ill-conceived product from 1987. Warner Books packaged five copies of Howling MAD and five copies of Monster MAD — each 16 pages — with the hope that people would distribute them to trick-or-treaters instead of candy. (Evidently Warner Books thought it was okay to rot kids minds, but not their teeth!) We have no idea if the Halloween giveaway was successful or not, but since we didn’t do it again the following year, we suspect Warner Books lost a bundle on the deal.


“Beast in the Cave” continues.

In the middle of the brutal Indian Wars an unspeakable evil is released on the world. Meanwhile, the friendship of Skinner Sweet and James Book is starting to fracture.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #20 (on sale next Wednesday) features amazing guest art by the legendary Jordi Bernet (Torpedo, JONAH HEX).

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Everybody’s Doing Interviews About DC Comics, Wednesday Afternoon (ET) Editio

The air has gotten colder. Here in New York, we’re already walking over to our offices in jackets and scarves. Stores have started putting out holiday decorations and lots of new holiday music has begun to play. So as you start to prepare for this holiday season, be sure to check out BATMAN: NOEL, the new original graphic novel that gives a Dark Knight twist to Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. “I think it's important to note too that this isn't an adaptation.

Make Your Own Alfred-E-Lantern!

Jack-O-Lanterns have long been a Halloween tradition. So has having them smashed by a bunch of snot-nosed little punks! This year, create an even bigger mess and scare away all those pesky brats looking for free handouts with our Alfred-E-Lantern stencil!


SPACEMAN #1 launches today!

SPACEMAN, the highly anticipated new mini-series from the team that brought you 100 BULLETS, lands in stores today!

Orson was created for a space program to Mars that never happened. Now, the hulking loner is making his way in a decrepit world dreaming of the life he was promised, only to accidentally get involved in a celebrity kidnapping scandal.


(Original concept art by Jim Lee)

Deep inside the DC offices is a wall that played a very important part in the launch of DC COMICS-THE NEW 52. Actually it’s in Coordinating Editor Liz Gehrlein’s office, conveniently located right next to mine.