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MAD 548 Sneak Peek- Stranger Things!

October 3rd, 2017 | Posted in MAD Magazine

As Promised, a sneak peek at some of my art from the Desmond Devlin penned parody of “Stranger Things”. Whaddya mean you want to read the jokes in the word balloons??? What do you think this is, a furshlugginer library? Go out and buy the issue, clod! READ MORE

On the Stands: MAD #548!

October 2nd, 2017 | Posted in MAD Magazine

In subscribers mailboxes, comic books shops and via digital now, on news stands next Tuesday!!: Cover (Tom Richmond… hey, that’s ME!!) Letters and Tomatoes (Ed.- Includes “Remembering Stan Hart 1928-2017” by Nick Meglin) The Fundalini Trumpalini Pages (Alejandro Rivas, Anton Emdin, Ward Sutton, Sarah Chalek, Mike Loew, ) The Fundalini Pages (Ed Steckley, Jon Adams, Jeff Kruse, Kevin Pope, Rich Powell, Teresa Burns Parkhurst, Drew Panckeri, John Kerschbaum, John Martz, Peter Kuper) Strangely Thin (Desmond Devlin, Tom Richmond) Duller Shave Club (Dick DeBartolo, Stephen Silver) 10 Toons by P.C. Vey (uh…. P.C. Vey?) Babies Ain’t Us Registry (Jeff Kruse, Mike Loew) MAD’s Tips for Making… READ MORE

Sunday Mailbag: Jet Lag?

October 1st, 2017 | Posted in Mailbag

Q: You have already been to China and Germany this year. How are you dealing with jet lag? Especially when coming home and having to meet deadlines. A: I thought this was an interesting question even though it has nothing to do with art. I’ve dealt with let lag many time with all my trips to the middle east for the USO, travels to Australia and Europe for cartooning events and trips I’ve taken for pain old fun. There are many opinions about how to deal with jet lag and some people will swear by certain methods and remedies to help with it. Some can… READ MORE

NYCC Next Week!

September 29th, 2017 | Posted in General

I’ll be at New York Comic Con next week, Thurs Oct 5- Sun Oct 8th at the Javits Center. You’ll find me in Artist’s Alley at table N7, doing my usual thing. Come visit me if you are there! READ MORE

Hugh Hefner: 1926-2017

September 28th, 2017 | Posted in General

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner passed away yesterday at age 91. I did this quick warm up caricature of him this morning just because. Say what you want about Hefner, but he was a champion of cartooning. He loved the artform and started out as a cartoonist himself. Playboy ran a lot of cartoons for most of its long run (until recently, in fact) and had many great cartoonist’s work within its pages over the years like Gahan Wilson, Jack Cole, Jules Feiffer, Bobby London, Shel Sliverstein, Dean Yeagle, Eldon Dedini and many others including Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder. Long before I became a member of… READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Frank Zappa!

September 27th, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

Back to one for my “Classic Rock Sketch” series, this week’s subject is the late, great satirical rocker Frank Zappa! You can purchase the original in my Studio Store. READ MORE

MAD Blog’s 11th Birthday!

September 26th, 2017 | Posted in General

I totally forgot to post about this back in June, but Tom’s MAD Blog celebrated its 11th birthday this past summer. The first post having appeared on June 26th, 2006. Here’s my annual list of the website stats: Over 8.5 million page views Best day ever: 22,199 views 11,737 comments 3,984 total posts 526 Sunday Mailbag questions answered 552 Sketches o’the Week posted Thanks for visiting, reading, and supporting the blog! READ MORE

Monday Animated MADness: Ben 10 Franklin

September 25th, 2017 | Posted in Monday MADness

This was one of the weirder segments I worked on for the animated MAD show… Video below. READ MORE

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