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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
British MAD II
Harry North was one of the regulars for the American Mad for a long time, recruited from this British edition. What I did not know until seeing this that he was still working for them simultaneously.
Parody of The Young Ones, which was very popular here in the mid-80's.
When Harry North did work for the original over here, it was much more elaborate, possibly due to stricter art direction. He was also given the title “Esquire”, possibly because he was British.
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SAM HENDERSON has been doing comics, illustration and writing popular among people aware of their existence since his birth, though he wasn't paid for it until 1991. In addition to his own book,The Magic Whistle, clients have included Nickelodeon, New York Press, DC Comics, Heavy Metal, New York Observer,and ...um... Screw. He was a storyboard director for SpongeBob Squarepants in 2001.
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