Totally MAD ($35) features a special foreword by long-time MAD fans Stephen Colbert and Eric Drysdale, plus five exclusive essays about MAD’s cultural impact, the origin of Alfred E. Neuman and the magazine’s history, including its landmark Supreme Court win against Irving Berlin, establishing the right to publish satirical lyrics.
As a bonus, the book features a removable set of 12 classic front covers, dubbed “The Soul of MAD” by MAD Founder and Publisher William M. Gaines. Each print was selected for its uniqueness, artistic achievement and classic timelessness, and is suitable for framing or wrapping fish.
Totally MAD includes such favorites as:
– Spy vs. Spy
– Al Jaffee’s MAD Fold-in
– Sergio Aragonés’ A MAD Look At…
– David Berg’s The Lighter Side of…
– Outrageous artwork of Don Martin and Tom Bunk
– Movie and TV satires by Mort Drucker, Jack Davis and Tom Richmond
– The MAD Strip Club
– The Fundalini Pages
Totally MAD is the perfect gift, not just for MAD fans, but for anyone interested in pop culture, comedy, music, politics, entertainment, sports or history.