There's a foreign version of MAD in almost every country now, 25 editions at last count, and I plan to post them when I can get access to them. This one in particular is mostly foreign translations from the existing American MAD. The amount of original material varies from country to country, the magazine is mostly a humor magazine with access to the American MAD's archives, sometimes when they have original material, it's in that style.
Here is the version from Argentina, issue 42 in 1980.
Thanks to Gabriel Corbera for letting me know about this. Someone else scanned it but I couldn't make out exactly who because of the language barrier.
This is from their parody of Being There in issue 218, October 1980, which translates to From the Garden. Their version is called From the Channel
Apparently, Maradona was a star soccer player at the time. This article is called If Maradona Didn't Exist
The Lighter Side of Inadequacy from #209, October 1979
The Diplomat from MAD Special #1
Great Moments in Bad Timing, from #187, December 1976, which translates here to Frustrated Desires
The parody of Lou Grant from #205, March 1979. They call it Lou Goose.
A subscription ad from #187. Presumably, these celebrities would be recognized there as well. Ironically, though this was drawn more than 35 years ago, every one of them is still alive. Everyone I recognize, that is. I'm not sure who is behind Wilt Chamberlain or Lee Majors.
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