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Monday MADness: Ready Play One Challenges

1 month ago   |   By Tom Richmond

The newest issue of MAD contains a 7 page parody of the film “Ready Player One', art by me words by Desmond Devlin. It was a very fun movie to parody but it did present a kind of unique problem with respect to the background gags or “chicken fat” that is part of what I like to add to the mix.
The problem became apparent to me right away when I was working on the splash page, which was the big race scene. I was brainstorming fun background stuff to put in there, so I was thinking “How about the '66 Batmobile! That would be cool!” Whoops, the '66 Batmobile is already in the actual film...
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