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MAD - Cover to Cover: 48 Years, 6 Months, & 3 Days of MAD Magazine Covers

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Placed end to end, the covers of MAD magazine would probably make a good path to somewhere, but why soil high quality art? Instead, the editors of America's favorite humor magazine beg you to self-indulge with this massive compendium: More than four hundred color illustrations and fifty color-blind friendly pictures are featured, and several American pres
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Watson-Guptill
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brian
Mar 08, 2008 brian rated it really liked it
my childhood:

1 part Mad Magazine
1 part Pee-Wee's Playhouse
1 part Rolling Stones
Bart Hill
Jun 23, 2016 Bart Hill rated it it was amazing
Super fun book depicting nearly 50 years of Mad covers. Many of the covers have accompanying text describing the inspiration for the cover, as well as other interesting details.
I don't think I ever knew Boris Vallejo had a cover (albeit a back cover). Also, an early cover by Basil Wolverton.
Chase Parsley
Jun 17, 2014 Chase Parsley rated it it was amazing
The format is simple: every MAD magazine cover from issue #1-400 is shown, and many are explained. It is fascinating throughout. Furthermore, studying MAD covers over 40+ years is an enlightening trip through popular culture and history. Definitely worth a read.
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