MAD Celebrates Alfred E. Neuman’s Birthday with DC Comics Variant Covers

For some, April 1st means a day of practical jokes and pranks.

But here at the DC Entertainment offices, this date signifies the birthday of beloved MAD icon Alfred E. Neuman. This year, Alfred turns 12 (again!), and what better way to celebrate than by giving him a shot at being a superhero?

Throughout the course of the month, various DC Comics titles will have MAD themed variant covers, injecting the magazine’s unique blend of humor and satire into The New 52. Below, take a look at where you can check out all of these covers:

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Today, MAD MAGAZINE’s first issue of 2013 hit stands. As MTV GEEK revealed a few weeks ago, the issue focuses on the “50 Worst Things About Cartoons” and features a cover that spoofs Cartoon Network’s popular show, Adventure Time – with MAD’s poster boy Alfred E. Neuman taking on the role of Finn.


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