Pink is the new black — at least when it comes to the trendy font flavor of the movie poster. Needless to say, the color has been around for a while ever since it got its start on Jack Rickard’s Pink Panther one-sheet back in 1963 and continued its hot streak up through the 1980s with a string of John Hughes movies. (ImpAwards)
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Return of The Mad Men
In a world gone Mad, Jack Davis & Co. had a reunion to talk about the good ol’ crazy days of Mad Magazine. “The usual gang of idiots”, as the writers/illustrators called themselves, have been humoring and horrifying readers with their colorful and off-color comic spoofs since 1952.
RIP: Blake Edwards
Legendary comedy director (and the husband of Mary Poppins), Blake Edwards, passed away this morning at the age of 88, but left us with plenty to laugh about…
Keep On Druckin!
Along with Jack Davis and Jack Rickard, Mort Drucker came from The Mad Magazine School of Art. Drucker’s cartoony style and celebrity caricatures have made him one of the “funniest” illustrators in the history of the movie/comics business!
Mad About Jack Rickard (1922-1983)
Jack Rickard may not have been as well-known as Jack Davis at MAD Magazine, but he was just as important to the wise-cracking weekly. No famous movie star or TV personality got away from the wrath of his wicked pen…