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Nostalgic Mad (1972 Reprint) comic books 1972

  • Issue #1
    Nostalgic Mad (1972 Reprint) 1
    Published 1972 by EC.

    Cover by Harvey Kurtzman. Stories by Harvey Kurtzman. Art by Will Elder, Jack Davis, John Severin, Wally Wood, Basil Wolverton and Harvey Kurtzman. EC reprints stories from the classic early issues that unleashed MAD upon the world, featuring Harvey Kurtzman and some of the greatest artists in EC (and comics) history. These were inserts that came with Mad Specials in the 1970s; this one appeared in Mad Special #9. This issue includes John Severin's spoof of Tarzan and Jane; Will Elder's horror spoof Outer Sanctum; and Wally Wood's Superduperman!, which (in its original run) inspired Alan Moore to go into comics. Also featuring the "Beware of Imitations" ad by Jack Davis. Plus a gallery of famous original MAD covers, including issues #21, 19, 11 (Basil Wolverton's "Beautiful Girl of the Month") and Kurtzman's famed cover for #1. Superduperman!; Melvin of the Apes!; Beware of Imitations!; Outer Sanctum! 28 pages, Full Color.