Mad About the Fifties Author:The Usual Gang of Idiots Can you pass the MAD test? Don't be too concerned--either way you lose! Here we go: — A. MAD is a comic book! — B. MAD is a magazine! — C. MAD is a state of mind! — D. All of the above! — E. Nnone of the above! — The answer: D---All of the above, including E, which was actually below! Tricky question, huh? All right, stupid question, tricky ... more »answer, but what else would you expect from MAD's Usual Gang of Idiots?
In Mad About the Fifties, young whippersnappers and wizened elders alike can appreciate MAD's subversive beginning. Thrill to cult classics like "Superduperman," "Melvin of the Apes," and "Mickey Rodent!" Pointed parodies like "Gunsmoked," "Perry Masonmint," and "The Ed Sullivan Show." Hilarious humor from comedy pioneers like Tom Lehrer, Danny Kaye, Bob and Ray, Stan Freberg, Sid Caesar, and many more. Rare reproductions in full color of historic early covers and classic ad parodies. Amazing revelations about the mysterious origins of Alfred E. Neuman. HOOHAH!« less