MAD Postal Service

Here's a spot illustration for US MAD #512 featuring caricatures of TV posties John Ratzenberger (Cheers) and Wayne Knight (Seinfeld) for a piece titled Other Ways the US Postal Service is Cutting Back. Postal Service illustration for US MAD © EC. Publications 2011

Brush and ink on paper, digital colour. Please click for a closer look.

Here's how it appeared in the magazine:

The United States Postal Service surprised absolutely nobody today by announcing that Saturday mail delivery will cease, beginning in August. And while it’ll be a bummer not to get that weekly mound of Pottery Barn catalogs and solicitations from the March of Dimes, it’s made even worse by the fact that extreme measures the Post Office has already taken — first reported in MAD #512, December 2011 — have had no effect at all. - See more at: