Asked by a concerned fan whether he was not concerned that Eve's appearance in Playboy might not damage her image and give the impression that Madam & Eve support the commodification of women, co-creator RICO explained that they were careful to keep it within the bounds of common decency, and also to show that it was clearly Eve's choice to take off her clothes for the 'shoot' - against the advice of Madam and her mother.
Rico Schacherl is a cartoonist based in Johannesburg, responsible for illustrating the highly successful comic strip Madam & Eve. Born in Austria in 1966, he claims he was drawing cartoons…>
Eve makes the Playboy cover!
PLAYMAID OF THE YEAR: Eve Sisulu has followed in the footsteps of Marge Simpson, who famously appeared on the front cover of Playboy in 2009 (see image below). The issue sold like hotcakes, and has been marked as a collector's item.
Now, South Africa's cartoon equivalent of Marge (in popularity stakes, but much sexier!) has agreed to grace the cover of the October issue local edition of Playboy. But that's not all, there's a tasteful spread of Eve inside the magazine and an interview which proves that she's not just good looking.
November 2009: MARGE SIMPSON does Playboy!