Mad about the Fifties

Cover Art for 9780316558082, Mad about the Fifties by Jimmy Breslin
ISBN: 9780316558082
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Published: 1 January, 1997
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Links Australian Libraries (Trove)
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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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