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Mad about the Fifties

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Now in MAD About the Fifties young whippersnappers and wizened elders alike can appreciate MAD's subversive beginnings. Thrill to cult classics like "Superduperman!," "Melvin of the Apes!," and "Mickey Rodent!"; pointed parodies like "Gunsmoked," "Perry Masonmint," and "The Ed Suvillan Show"; hilarious humor from seminal comedy pioneers like Tom Lehrer and many more; comic creators like the maniacally logical Don Martin, Harvey Kurtzman, Wally Wood, Jack Davis, Will Elder, and Al Jaffee, as well as early examples...
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Now in MAD About the Fifties young whippersnappers and wizened elders alike can appreciate MAD's subversive beginnings. Thrill to cult classics like "Superduperman!," "Melvin of the Apes!," and "Mickey Rodent!"; pointed parodies like "Gunsmoked," "Perry Masonmint," and "The Ed Suvillan Show"; hilarious humor from seminal comedy pioneers like Tom Lehrer and many more; comic creators like the maniacally logical Don Martin, Harvey Kurtzman, Wally Wood, Jack Davis, Will Elder, and Al Jaffee, as well as early examples of the "MAD Primer," "Scenes We'd Like to See," and the compellingly loony "Strangely Believe It!" series; and rare reproductions in full color of historic early covers and classic ad parodies. But wait! There's more! Special bonus! Amazing revelations about the mysterious origins of Alfred E. Neuman (was his original name really Melvin Coznowski? or was it Mel Haney?).
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Mad magazine was born in the 1950s, and now America's foremost satire magazine raids its archives to unearth the original Madness -- and share the best of those hilarious lampoons that sent up the straitlaced '50s. This uproarious collection is available at last to comic lovers and retro seekers who missed out the first time around -- including 96 full-color pages that reproduce rare early covers, classic ad parodies, and much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316558082
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Series: Mad Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 8.28 (w) x 9.65 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2012

    Hmm

    Hmm worth the money?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2012

    Great comic

    Laughed all the way through highly recomendu

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 13, 2012

    Great comic

    Hilarious, laugh out loud comic.

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