The Steranko History of Comics 2 - 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.

The Steranko History of Comics Volume 2 extensively covers Captain Marvel, The Marvel Family, Fawcett comics, Blackhawk, The Flying Heroes, Plastic Man, Quality comics, and The Spirit. Plus a great Steranko wraparound cover illustration of comic book superheroes.

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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

Steranko

Condition & Attributes

Very Good+ (1/2" tear to top of back cover, light crease to top of the first dozen pages, mild wear to covers, binding sound, pages flat)
From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity

Creators

Steranko

Publishing Information

Reading, PA
Supergraphics
1972

Physical Description

14 inches
11 inches
128 pages
29 full-page black & white illustrations and over 370 comic covers
softcover
color wraps
English