Behaving Madly: Zany, Loco, Cockeyed, Rip-Off, Satire Magazines by Ger Apeldoorn

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Read Behaving Madly: Zany, Loco, Cockeyed, Rip-Off, Satire Magazines Online Free - When Mad" was turned into a magazine in 1954, every publisher and his uncle came up with his own version, often using the same talent. "Behaving Madly" presents 200 pages of never reprinted material by Bill Elder, Jack Davis, John Severin, Al Jaffee, Joe Maneely, Jack Kirby, Ross Andru, Joe Kubert, Russ Heath, Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Basil Wolverton, Steve Ditko, Lee Elias, and many others. This coffee table art book is produced by comic strip historian Ger Apeldoorn and Eisner winner Craig Yoe. Looking for a little more excitement in your life? Get mad and get Snafu, Lunatickle, Cockeyed, Crazy, Thimk, Frenzy, Frantic, Loco, Panic, and Zany, too!"

Title : Behaving Madly: Zany, Loco, Cockeyed, Rip-Off, Satire Magazines
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ISBN : 1631408569
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 0 pages


Derek rated it ★★★★☆

July 15, 2017

Ger Apeldoorn does an outstanding job of mapping out the various imitators of Mad magazine -- he doesn't spend any time on the Mad comic book imitators -- and covering their brief history. But the core of this collection are the various selections from those publications that he chooses to repres...

Colin rated it ★★★★☆

January 20, 2018

I've had a thing about Mad Magazine for years. I remember the days when their was a UK version of Mad. Over the years I've kept getting it, and although in the old days some of the political stuff went over my head, nowadays in the age of the internet, it makes a lot more sense. The competitors,...

Federico rated it ★★☆☆☆

February 03, 2018

The book shows examples from the many rip offs of MAD magazine... and it really shows why most of those copycats went down after a very few issues! Some artists are well known, but the texts themselves are rather poor, even without comparison to Harvey Kurtzman's, or any of the writers in the lat...

Comics Alternative rated it ★★★★☆

October 16, 2017

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