Tag Archives: Mad

An Unusual Gang of Idiots: The Joy of Working at MAD Magazine Past Its Heyday

Ryan Flanders looks back at what it meant and what he learned during the 17 years he spent at the house that Alfred E Neuman built. Continue reading

 

Harvey Kurtzman: The Man who Created MAD and Revolutionized Humor in America Excerpt

In this excerpt from Bill Schelly’s forthcoming biography Harvey Kurtzman: The Man Who Created Mad and Revolutionized Humor in America, the author chronicles the lifespan of the magazine Humbug. Rebounding from the abrupt cancellation of Trump (the magazine he had left Mad to produce) after only two issues, Kurtzman rallied an all-star cast of cartoonists for their next endeavor. Continue reading

 

The Al Feldstein Interview

In this 1995 interview for The Comics Journal #177, Al Feldstein takes Steve Ringgenberg behind the scenes of Mad, EC, show biz and more. Continue reading

 

Al Feldstein: 1925-2014

An obituary and an overview of Mad editor/EC cartoonist Al Feldstein’s contributions to the medium. Continue reading

 

Al Feldstein’s Extended Child of Tomorrow Interview

The extended version of Gary Groth’s 2013 interview with Al Feldstein, which may be the Mad editor and EC writer/artist’s last interview. Continue reading

 

The John Severin Interview Parts I & II

John Severin remembers his time at EC, DC, Cracked, and more. Continue reading