Saturday, December 24, 2005

MAD Magazine: If kids designed their own Xmas toys

This classic entry is from the January 1963 issue of MAD Magazine. Pure comedy gold.






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12 comments:

  1. Ah, the good old SUPER CHIF! Classic non-Euclidean goodness.

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  2. This was republished when I was a kid (70s), and I found it hilarious.

    Thanks for posting it.

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  3. I remember this when it was first published. I thought it was one of the funniest things "Mad Magazine" ever did. Here's a more recent example of the same theme:

    http://www.elezea.com/2011/12/realistic-childrens-paintings/

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  4. I have been looking for this for ages! Thank you!

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  5. They are still rehashing the old idea, but now they make soft toys for real! http://todayilearned.co.uk/2012/04/28/there-is-a-company-which-makes-toys-based-on-childrens-drawings/

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  6. Love the airplane, That was republished in the 80s sometime and to this day makes me laugh till i cry.

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  7. THANK YOU! I've been trying to find this for ages.

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  8. My 5-year-old asked if we could build a wooden jet in the garage and showed me his design - it immediately reminded me of this old Mad Magazine article I saw a million years ago. Thanks for posting this and thanks for the smile!

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