Frank Jacobs
Frank Jacobs was a longtime writer for Mad magazine, best known for his song parodies.

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Published by The Rock Island Dispatch Argus on Apr. 15, 2021.
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What an incredible writer. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort the family during this difficult time.
April 19, 2021
Thoughts and prayers to the family of Frank Jacobs for your loss. May God give you peace and comfort you at this most difficult time.
April 19, 2021
Alishia
April 17, 2021
Blessings to the Jacobs family. I loved his song parodies! I even took a whack at it myself during high school years. My classmates loved it and one teacher didn't. My dream job was to hang around a high rise office with Frank Jacobs, Al Jaffee, Don Martin and Mort Drucker killing each other with laughs. Thanks, Guys for raising me right.
rey criollo
April 17, 2021
My condolences go out to the Jacobs family. So sorry for your loss.
LeeRoy
April 17, 2021
I still sing the song Yaca Flats are the streets where you live. Could sure use his humor today.A true gem
Joe Heuston Bartlett N.H.
Friend
April 17, 2021
Rest in heaven with the angels.
Stephanie Schell
April 17, 2021
May peace and comfort be with the family.
April 17, 2021
Mad Magazine has been a regular fixture on newsstands over the years.
Stephanie D Schell
April 16, 2021
My deepest sympathy to the family of Frank Jacobs. As a writer for Mad magazine, he brought happiness to many. May God comfort you at this sad time.
Mary
Neighbor
April 16, 2021
Thanks for making this world a much funnier, and more fun, place. Rest in peace, Frank.
April 16, 2021
Thanks for the "mad" memories. You helped shape my sarcastically brilliant sense of humor as a young man. Alfred E Neuman would be proud! RIP...Rest In Parody!
Christen
Friend
April 16, 2021
My condolences go out the Jacobs family. So sorry for your loss.
LeeRoy
April 16, 2021
One of the most satisfying moments of childhood is when MAd Magazine hit the stands, and yes Spy vs. Spy was fantastic but those makeovers of movies, I can't of ant better entertainment for all.
My very sincere condolences to the Family, Friends and Fans of this comedic genius.
Until Monty Python hit the screen I can't think of a more outside of the box magazine for entertainment anywhere, and this is one of the people that made it happen.
What me worry Frank?
B.K.Sonny Tassone
Student
April 15, 2021
First, my condolences to Mr. Jacob's family and friends. Of course you know what a treasure he was to you personally, but have you any idea of how FUNNY he was in the pages of MAD Magazine? His song parodies used to bring me to tears of laughter as I began singing them (in my room, of course) before I could even finish the first verse he had written - of anything. They brought such joy to this Junior High nerd. I thank him wholeheartedly for the gift of such hearty laughter. (I think Irving Berlin was just sore because he didn't think of those clever verses first...) May your fondest memories of Mr. Jacobs comfort you all, and hopefully bring many warm smiles and a belly-laugh or two - after all, that was the gift he bestowed on so many generations of MAD Magazine readers. I think he would probably still appreciate hearing it. Try it; sing some of his parodies and see what happens. Be well.
April 15, 2021
I grew up reading Mad Magazines!
Donna Emilio
April 15, 2021
Sincere sympathies to the Jacobs family, as you mourn your loss, may God grant you peace and strength and may he be with all of you as you endure this most difficult time of your loss.
April 15, 2021
My condolences.
April 15, 2021