This copy is from the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin" numbered and signed by his daughter Diane Meglin.
"The Magazine of the Cartoon Arts" Every issue is full of interesting articles and fun and quirky features on the obscure regions of comic books, animation, and especially comic strips.
Eisner Award winner for Best Comics Periodical.
In this issue:
Rarities from the Jack Davis archives.
An unpublished interview with Krazy Kat creator George Herriman.
The Best (and Worst) Superhero Origins!
Sparky and the Bard: Shakespeare in Peanuts.
Four working female cartoonists talk about the changes they've seen in the industry and obstacles they overcame to achieve success.
A look at William Overgard's life and career in adventure strips (Rudy).
An examination of Fontaine Fox's Toonerville Trolley's brief foray into animation.
And quick takes on:
Wally Wood's brief venture into advertising illustration
Editorial cartoonists and the challenge of Barack Obama
the studios of Drew Friedman and J.J. Sedelmaier
Plus other features.