Mad Art: A Visual Celebration of the Art of Mad Magazine and the Idiots Who Create It

Mad Art: A Visual Celebration of the Art of Mad Magazine and the Idiots Who Create It

Mark Evanier / Jan 29, 2020
Mad Art A Visual Celebration of the Art of Mad Magazine and the Idiots Who Create It The year marks the th anniversary of MAD magazine America s longest running periodical of humour and satire Throughout its long history one of the most immediate defining and influential as
  • Title: Mad Art: A Visual Celebration of the Art of Mad Magazine and the Idiots Who Create It
  • Author: Mark Evanier
  • ISBN: 9780823030804
  • Page: 247
  • Format: Paperback
  • The year 2002 marks the 50th anniversary of MAD magazine, America s longest running periodical of humour and satire Throughout its long history, one of the most immediate, defining, and influential aspects of MAD has been its unique art the magazine is a treasury of illustrated humour FDMAD Art is an hilarious look at five decades of America s premiere showcase for parThe year 2002 marks the 50th anniversary of MAD magazine, America s longest running periodical of humour and satire Throughout its long history, one of the most immediate, defining, and influential aspects of MAD has been its unique art the magazine is a treasury of illustrated humour FDMAD Art is an hilarious look at five decades of America s premiere showcase for parody, satire and wit All of MAD s usual gang of idiots are represented, beginning with Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder, and continuing on through recent Idiots like Richard Williams and Hermann Mejia.
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      • Mark Evanier

        Mark Stephen Evanier is an American comic book and television writer, particularly known for his humor work.

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    1. It was a nice peek back at my misspent youth I thumbed through this mainly for the art and did not particularly find the text compelling It was mostly a pat eachother on the back piece While it was refreshig to learn that the current crop of artists and writers were not completely talentless, it has to be said they they simply cannot hold a candle to the great ones from the 50 70s Mad hasn t been good enough for adults to read since the 80s That s a lot of time to mold train some artists to prod [...]


    2. Angelar pointed out, to my great embarrassment, just how boy centric the entire publication is was But, but, but, but there s a girl artist profiled on page 246 See She gets two whole columns of type and one almost medium sized illustration Progress is being made Comics are no longer a mono gendered ghetto of social outcasts whose only way of feeling superior to someone else is by excluding girls I swear Actually, I didn t get drawn in to reading this partly because the whole thing looks like ab [...]


    3. I confess I was reading this for the cartoons, than who the artists were, but that being said, it was a insightful book into the people who push the pens that make up mad Where are the women though If your a mad magazine fan, this is a good book


    4. Quiero tener el talento de cualquiera de esos manes que dibujan en la MAD y le vendieron su alma al diablo Verdaderamente.



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