• Sunday Mailbag- Doing Layouts?

    10 days ago - By Tom Richmond

    Q: While at MAD, you always received boards with the word balloons already configured. Now with CLAPTRAP, you get scripts directly from Desmond and I assume the laying out of those balloons falls into your hands. I'm curious how you find that new responsibility? A: MAD‘s art staff always did the “mechanicals” as they called them for the parodies I drew, although I only received them on actual art boards for the first year or so I worked for the magazine. Ah, those were the days! In fact, the first few parodies I did not only did MAD send me the art boards with the...
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