Son of MAD


Son of MADGenre: Humor
Publisher: Signet
Number: S1701
Publication Date: 1961
Edition: 4th Printing
Cover Artist: Unknown

FROM THE BACK COVER:

A SEQUEL THAT DESTROYS THE TRADITION OF ALL SEQUELS!

YOU KNOW WHEN HOLLYWOOD COMES OUT WITH A SUCCESSFUL HORROR CREATION…LIKE FRANKENSTEIN, OR THE MUMMY, OR KING KONG…THEY ALWAYS FOLLOW IT UP WITH A SEQUEL? AND YOU KNOW HOW THE SEQUEL IS NEVER AS HORRIBLE AS THE ORIGINAL? WELL, MAD DESTROYS THIS TRADITION ONCE AND FOR ALL! MAINLY, SON OF MAD IS MORE HORRIBLE THAN ANY OF ITS PREDECESSORS! SO, IF YOU’RE CHICKEN…IF YOU’VE GOT A WEAK STOMACH…IF YOU LACK THE NERVE…QUICK, PUT THIS BOOK BACK ON THE RACK! OR PAY THE MAN, AND FORGET ABOUT TRYING TO SWIPE IT! BECAUSE YOU’RE IN FOR A MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE WITH SON OF MAD. THERE’S “GANEF’S”…AND “THE WRECK OF THE HESPERUS”…”KANE KEEN”…”MILTIE OF THE MOUNTIES”…”PLASTIC SAM”…”THE WILD ONE-HALF”…AND LOTS OF OTHER BLOOD-CURDLING TAKE-OFFS, PARODIES AND SATIRES THAT WILL MAKE YOU SHRIEK UNCONTROLLABLY WITH LAUGHTER…FOR HAVING BEEN IDIOT ENOUGH TO BUY THIS BOOK. YES, THE MINUTE YOU START READING SON OF MAD, YOU’LL WISH HE HAD NEVER BEEN BORN! AND THE MINUTE YOU FINISH READING SON OF MAD, YOU’LL WISH YOU HAD NEVER BEEN BORN! AT LEAST THAT’S THE EFFECT IT HAD ON US!

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