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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||Harvey Kurtzman; Harvey Kurtzman|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Denis Kitchen; Paul Buhle
|Description:||xiii, 241 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 28 x 30 cm|
|Contents:||Hey look! It's the '40s. The earliest years ; High school of music and art ; Louis Ferstadt shop ; World War II experience ; Postwar : the Charles William Harvey studio ; Timely and Stan Lee ; "Hey look!" ; Enter Adele ; Late-'40s diversification ; Bridge to a new decade --
Kurtzman rewrites history, in pictures (and later saves E.C. Comics). Two-fisted editing ; Kurtzman methods ; Other battlegrounds ; "Corpse on the Imjin!" --
Kurtzman's Mad. The impetus behind Mad's creation ; Madmen ; "Superduperman!" ; Deconstruction before it had a name ; Mad becomes a magazine ; "3-dimensions!" --
Three magazines and freelance hell. The birth and quick death of Trump ; Enter Humbug, the cartoonist collective ; "Marley's ghost" ; Jungle book ; Finding work wherever it was : 1959-61 ; A graphic novel that didn't know what it was ; "The grasshopper and the ant" ; A final helping of magazine --
Satire in technicolor. "Little Annie Fanny" origin story ; "Little Annie Fanny : Americans in Paris" ; Perfect collaborators ; Other projects during the "Annie" years ; Offsetting late-career consolations ; "Little Annie Fanny."
|Responsibility:||by Denis Kitchen and Paul Buhle ; introduction by Harry Shearer.|