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Feldstein: The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein!

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FELDSTEIN: The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein! takes a long-overdue look at the entire remarkable career of this legendary artist, writer, and editor. Both a full biography and a coffee-table art book, we begin with the earliest surviving Feldstein artwork from the High School of Music and Art, present his very earliest comic book work, and follow his developme ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published August 20th 2013 by IDW Publishing (first published August 13th 2013)
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Eisnein
Now that they're safely dead and unable to enjoy their newfound status as Comic Gods and legitimate Artistes (take careful note of that 'e'), we're getting a steady stream of biographical art monographs dedicated to the most talented, original and influential comic artists (Artistes?) of the 20th Century. I love this cartoonist-biography over-saturation -- since too many of the biographies in bookstores are pieces of shit based on useless celebrity douchebags -- and Grant Geissman's 'Feldstein: ...more
Comicspectrum
Oct 19, 2013 Comicspectrum rated it it was amazing
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Rating: 5/5 – An Amazing Story of a Prolific Artist/Writer/Editor

This is really two stories about comic book history for the price of one. There’s the history of EC comics and then there’s also the history MAD magazine. Author Grant Gussman has delivered a thorough and interesting history of artist/writer/editor Al Feldstein. The two stories are intertwined by two men Al Feldstein and Bill Gaines. Al Feldstein’s art is the focus of this book obviously, but there’s a great deal of fascinating his
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Oct 06, 2013 Marsha Miller is currently reading it
I'm sure this will be an excellent addition to my humor collection. I read MAD from 1966 until the mid-90s - yes and kept all the copies too. and collected the paperback books which included the MAD of the 50s which contain some of my favorite parodies.
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