Mad magazine #208 (1979)


Cover dated July 1979, this is an issue of Mad magazine that features a parody of Superman: The Movie. It features the cover artwork of longtime Mad magazine contributor Jack Rickard. The eight page parody in this issue, called Superduperman, was written by Larry Siegel and art by Mort Drucker. It opens with a hilarious take on the judgement sequence and features another character behind Jaw-El (Jor-El) with an Rx symbol on his black robe who happens to be the character Colonel KurtzMarlon Brando’s role in Apocalypse Now.

Also in this issue is a parody of Battlestar Galactica and a Superman parody comic strip on the back cover by the legendary cartoonist Don Martin.

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