The publications will be sold at comic shops and via mail subscriptions and not sold on newsstands, ABC News reported.
DC announced recently that it will focus on brands DC Kids, DC and DC Black Label starting in January, Deadline reported.
Mad was founded in 1952 by Harvey Kurtzman and William Gaines, but it gained in popularity when Al Feldstein took over for Kurtzman as editor. In 1973, the magazine had 2.8 million subscribers but it fell to 140,000 by 2017, ABC News reported.
The news of the magazine's publication change was mourned on social media, with some stars and everyday readers remembering and thanking Mad magazine for inspiring them.