The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi - From the Estate of Nick Meglin


 

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Description

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.

A catalogue raisonne of Yoshida Hiroshi's 259 woodblock prints, all illustrated in color, plus a selection of paintings, and step-by-step photos and explanation of his printing process, and five essays. All the text is in both English and Japanese.

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Nick Meglin (July 30, 1935 – June 2, 2018) spent 48 years at Mad, from 1956 through his retirement in 2004, holding the position of Editor for 20 years. Bill Gaines called Meglin “the heart of Mad” and “the soul and conscience of Mad,” and he was responsible for recruiting many of the artists and writers. 

Meglin earned a certificate from the School of Visual Arts (where he met lifelong friend and colleague Angelo Torres), He was a member of the legendary Fleagle Gang, a group that included Frank Frazetta, Al Williamson, Roy Krenkel, Angelo Torres and George Woodbridge. He was later an art instructor at SVA. His books include The Art of Humorous Illustration and Drawing from Within.

Each of the books from the collection of Nick Meglin include a Certificate of Authenticity from the family, stating  "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin" and numbered and signed by his daughter Diane Meglin. The icing on the cake is the COA features a portrait of Meglin by Legendary Mad artist Mort Drucker!

Features

Hiroshi Yoshida

Condition & Attributes

Near Fine (light foxing to the top edge, fore edge, and the last two pages, otherwise very sharp)
From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity

Creators

Hiroshi
Yoshida

Publishing Information

ABE
1987
2nd 1991

Physical Description

10.75 inches
8.7 inches
204 pages
approx. 300 color and 50 black & white illustrations
Softcover
wraps