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The Best Mad Magazine Covers  

Maggie Coen
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List of the most memorable Mad Magazine covers, featuring the coolest photographs, sexiest celebrity shots, and most innovative designs ever to hit newsstands. These best Mad covers span the entire history of the publication, and provide a good overview of the stories and issues Mad has covered over the years. Iconic magazine covers capture images of historic and cultural landmarks that persist in the collective consciousness. This list includes rare Mad covers and hard-to-find classic Mad covers as well as the most popular and famous Mad magazine covers. The stars, politicians, athletes, and other famous and influential figures on magazine covers document major world events and news stories that have held public attention over the years. Ever evolving fashion, technology, and societal trends influence the art and design of magazine covers, but Mad also has a signature font, layout, and style that has come to represent the magazine as an institution. You won't a more comprehensive collection of Mad magazine covers. Vote for the vintage Mad magazine covers with the most attractive design, most memorable or important news stories, or that you best remember and recognize. Missing your favorite? Add it to the list!
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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mad Magazine Covers
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Mad - September 1996

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Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mad Magazine Covers
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Mad - September 2008

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Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mad Magazine Covers
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Mad - September 1978

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