The October 1985 issue of Mad Magazine featured a BASIC computer program which rendered
the face of Alfred E. Neuman in crude vector graphics. Here it is, drawn on the HTML5
Click here to run the program.
The program printed in the October 1985 issue of MAD featured several blocks of code for different flavors of the BASIC language. There were blocks for Apple, Atari,C64,and IBM. They all stepped through x,y point data that was provided via a block of DATA statements common to all four BASIC variants. A line segment was drawn for every four integers in the DATA statement. (X1,Y1)(X2,Y2).