Between Elvis and the Beatles was MAD MAGAZINE... the only thing that had an influence on my generation & the only thing we had any respect for.
"WHAT? ME WORRY?" -Alfred E Neuman
VERY GOOD++/-FINE Some very minor softness overall to covers from being read, handled and stored. Minor wear to cover edges & slight stress at spine.
Please refer to scanned images- they are accurate and have not been edited or corrected and, as always, are worth at least a thousand words.
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MAD is an American humor magazine founded in 1952 by editor Harvey Kurtzman and publisher William Gaines, launched as a comic book before it became a magazine. It was widely imitated and influential, affecting satirical media as well as the cultural landscape of the 20th century, with editor Al Feldstein increasing readership to more than two million during its 1970s circulation peak.
The magazine is the last surviving title from the notorious and critically acclaimed EC Comics line, offering satire on all aspects of life and popular culture, politics, entertainment, and public figures. Its format is divided into a number of recurring segments such as TV and movie parodies, as well as freeform articles. Mad's mascot, Alfred E. Neuman, is typically the focal point of the magazine's cover, with his face often replacing that of a celebrity or character who is lampooned within the issue.
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