Mad Magazine to publish 10 Pulitzer Prize editorial cartoonists

The March issue of MAD magazine (out February 19) will feature 10 Pulitzer Prize editorial cartoonist who have cooperated in creating a two page spread entitled “Why George W. Bush Is in Favor of Global Warming.” Participating editorial cartoonists include: Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Steve Breen, San Diego Union-Tribune, Matt Davies, Journal News, Jack Higgins, Chicago Sun-Times, Dick Locher, Chicago Tribune, Jim Morin, Miami Herald, Mike Peters, Dayton Daily News, Joel Pett, Lexington Herald-Leader, Michael Ramirez, Investorâ??s Business Daily, and Ben Sargent of the Austin American-Statesman.

You can see a sample of the cartoons over on the New York Times slideshow.

Asked about the motivation behind this feature, MAD editor John Ficarra joked, “the whole thing is a thinly veiled ploy on our part to win a Pulitzer. Next month, weâ??re going to get a number of Nobel Prize winners in.”