As a kid, CRACKED was what you got when the store didn't have the new MAD yet. They had more annuals and specials so there'd always be something of theirs on a newsstand. Looking at the magazines now from an adult point of view, they weren't any less funny. MAD had a higher budget and their roster was more like a family, but that's about it. CRACKED magazine, like its competitor MAD, released a few paperback collections of their own too. Here's their sixth one from June, 1974.
originally from #102, August 1972
from #76, May 1969
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