Mad Magazine is still hanging on. In April, it launched a reboot, jokingly calling it its “first issue.”
- Michael J. Socolow
- The Conversation
But in terms of cultural resonance and mass popularity, it’s largely lost its clout.
At its apex in the early 1970s, Mad’s circulation surpassed 2 million.
As of 2017, it was 140,000.
Mad preached subversion and…