WorldCat Identities

Gaines, William M.

Overview
Works: 127 works in 237 publications in 2 languages and 4,180 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Miscellanea  Television adaptations  Horror television programs  Television programs  History  Periodicals  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Conceptor
Classifications: PN6710, 741.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William M Gaines
Superheroes : a never-ending battle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its progenitors, as well as the evolution of the characters that leapt from the pages over the last 70 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these 'disposable diversions' were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation of a multi-billion-dollar industry
Tales from the crypt : the official archives by Digby Diehl( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through text and illustrations, examines the history of the popular comic strip and television series
Utterly Mad by William M Gaines( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from the crypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

14 tales hosted by that netherworld naughty boy, the Crypt Keeper
William M. Gaines' The brothers Mad by William M Gaines( Book )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2002 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from the crypt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vault of horror: Five unsuspecting hotel guests step out of an elevator into a vault deep underground. Trapped with no way out, each guest shares a gruesome story of an encounter with death. But as the stories unfold, the men begin to suspect that their presence in the vault is no coincidence, and they may have already found that the only way out is death
William M. Gaines's Son of MAD by William M Gaines( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 2003 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from the crypt, volume 1, issues 1-6 by Albert B Feldstein( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William M. Gaines's The ides of Mad( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shock SuspenStories by Albert B Feldstein( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of suspense stories
Insanely awesome MAD( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ridiculously expensive Mad : a collection of the worst from 17 years of Mad by Albert B Feldstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-fisted tales by Harvey Kurtzman( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William M. Gaines's the organization Mad by William M Gaines( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weird science by Albert B Feldstein( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weird science by Albert B Feldstein( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fighting MAD by William M Gaines( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bedside Mad by William M Gaines( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vault of horror by Albert B Feldstein( Book )

in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William M. Gaines' Utterly Mad by William M Gaines( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 1963 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tales from the crypt : the official archives
Alternative Names
Gaines Bill

Gaines, Bill 1922-1992

Gaines, William M.

Gaines, William Maxwell 1922-1992

William Maxwell Gaines US-amerikanischer Herausgeber, Grnder des MAD-Magazins und Herausgeber mehrerer Comic-Serien

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Utterly MadWilliam M. Gaines' The brothers MadWilliam M. Gaines's Son of MADTales from the crypt, volume 1, issues 1-6William M. Gaines's The ides of MadShock SuspenStoriesInsanely awesome MADTwo-fisted tales