Tag Archives: Mad


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