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1001 MAD Pages You Must Read Before You Die HC (2009 Metro Books) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    1001 MAD Pages You Must Read Before You Die HC (2009 Metro Books) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Cover by Norman Mingo. Stories and art by "The Usual Gang of Idiots." Foreword by John Ficarra. This entry in the "Before You Die" series focuses on Mad magazine, presenting highlights from the first 500 issues of the magazine, somehow crammed into 864 pages. Early material from the comic-book years by Harvey Kurtzman, John Severin, Wally Wood and even Bernie Krigstein. Movie and TV parodies, featuring art by Mort Drucker, Angelo Torres, Jack Davis and more. Send-ups of government, military and corporate shenanigans and pop-culture trends from the 1950s to the 2000s. Material from virtually all the regular Mad contributors, plus famed cartoonists such as Basil Wolverton, Ernie Kovacs, Gary Hallgren, Peter Kuper and Rick Geary. Classic Don Martin cartoons, Lighter Side strips by Dave Berg, Marginals by Sergio Aragones, and Spy vs. Spy (plus Spy vs. Spy vs. Spy). Hardcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 864 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1N-1ST
    1001 MAD Pages You Must Read Before You Die HC (2009 Metro Books) 1N-1ST 1001 MAD Pages You Must Read Before You Die HC (2009 Metro Books) 1N-1ST

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    No Dust Jacket - 1st printing. Stories and art by "The Usual Gang of Idiots." Foreword by John Ficarra. This entry in the "Before You Die" series focuses on Mad magazine, presenting highlights from the first 500 issues of the magazine, somehow crammed into 864 pages. Early material from the comic-book years by Harvey Kurtzman, John Severin, Wally Wood and even Bernie Krigstein. Movie and TV parodies, featuring art by Mort Drucker, Angelo Torres, Jack Davis and more. Send-ups of government, military and corporate shenanigans and pop-culture trends from the 1950s to the 2000s. Material from virtually all the regular Mad contributors, plus famed cartoonists such as Basil Wolverton, Ernie Kovacs, Gary Hallgren, Peter Kuper and Rick Geary. Classic Don Martin cartoons, Lighter Side strips by Dave Berg, Marginals by Sergio Aragones, and Spy vs. Spy (plus Spy vs. Spy vs. Spy). Hardcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 864 pages, B&W.