Al Jaffee'S Mad Life: A Biography
Al Jaffee'S Mad Life: A Biography

Al Jaffee'S Mad Life: A Biography

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One of the great cartoonists of our time. New Yorker cartoonist Arnold Roth

The remarkable story of one of Americas most prolific and beloved cartoonists, Al Jaffee, with dozens of original color illustrations. Jaffes career in cartooning stretches back to 1941with early humor pieces for Timely Comics, a precursor to Marvel Comicsbut the iconic artist remains best known for the brilliant Fold-In cartoons he invented at Bill Gainess Mad magazine in 1964. The cerebral and sardonic illustrations have inspired generations of Mad readersincluding Stephen Colbert, R. Crumb, Gary Larson and Charles Shultzto embrace a firm and healthy irreverence towards the status quo. New York Times columnist and bestselling author Mary-Lou Weisman (My Middle-Aged Baby Book) helps Jaffe tell his remarkable story.

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