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Everyday awesomeness by Jack Davis

Jack Davis doing a Mad-style fold-in in an ad for Kit Kats – nothing unusual in another issue of Cartoon Network Presents in 1997. And there are those who say that comics in the late 90’s weren’t awesome.

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More cartoon ads

Two more ads from Anthro, with the one for Uniroyal tyres featuring art by the inimitable Jack Davis. The art in the Corgi Toys ad sly disguising itself as a bona fide cartoon (above) is also quite familiar, but I … Continue reading

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Jack Davis for Marx Toys

In 1975, Mad cartoonist Jack Davis did the artwork for the Marx Toys catalogue, and thanks to the simply splendid How To Be A Retronaut, it’s been saved from oblivion. Oh, and those toys! Where can I get those wonderful toys!

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Smithereens play Tommy

The Smithereens celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Who’s seminal rock opera Tommy (incidentally, one of my all time favourite albums) with a version of their own of the complete album.  And what’s more, they asked cartoonist and fantasy painter … Continue reading

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Jack Davis record covers

The Hollywood Animation Archive presents some nice record covers by Mad Magazine artist Jack Davis. Turns out there’s a lot more where that came from ! However, it’s no surprise that there’s no serious Chopin recital cover in sight…

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Movie Posters

At the Movie Poster Awards, some clever busibodies are collecting what they consider to be the best movie posters. Some of them are done by cartoonists, such as Jack Davis (left) or Neil Adams (right). (Thanks to Chris Pyle, over … Continue reading

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