Mad #209 (Albert Feldstein) - Paul Peter Porges Issue - September 1979

Mr. P. from Austria is one of the under-rated contributors to Mad.  He is an artist and writer currently listed as number 21 of all time for Mad contributions (according to Mike Slaubaugh's "Mad Statistics" (  A link to Mike's list is also available on the www.mindsnackbooks/mad page.  In issue #209, Porges wrote two articles: "The Turtle" and "A Mad Assortment of Exposed Jocks."  The turtles were drawn by Paul Coker and Porges drew the other.  [JAM 10/5/2010]

The Letters Page features a threat by the Imperial Wizard and the Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan.

Alfred E. Neuman is the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (page 17).

Look for publisher Gaines on the jury in "Mad's Judge of the Year;" C3PO in "Invasion of the Booty Snatchers;" and Big Bird, Woodstock, Mr, Spock and Darth Vader in "Shmork & Windy."

Pod-Boiler - Invasion of the Booty Snatchers
"Noyes" Pollution - The Disco Man
Warrant-Tease - Guarantees We'd Like to See
Berg's-Eye View - The Lighter Side of Inadequacy
Givin' 'Em a Ribbin' - Mad Medals of the Issue (Politicians)
Mint's Pie - Future "Famous Collector's Series"
Reproaching the Bench - Mad's "Judge of the Year"
What Nature Never Tortoise - Mad Salutes the Turtle
In Guard We Trust - Other Home Security Alarm Systems
Selling It Like It Is - When "Truth in Advertising Laws" Apply to Classified Ads
Athletes Effete - A Mad Assortment of Exposed Jocks
Sit-Com From Outer Space - Shmork & Windy

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