Al Feldstein, 28 Year Editor Of Mad Magazine, Passes Away

Al Feldstein, 28 Year Editor Of Mad Magazine, Passes Away

Posted by April 30, 2014 Comment

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AP reported this evening that Al Feldstein, the legendary 28-year editor of Mad Magazine passed away in Montana at the age of 88 on Tuesday. Feldstein assumed leadership of Mad in 1956 following in the footsteps of Harvey Kurtzman, and during his tenure mainstays of Mad’s burgeoning popularity included Spy vs. Spy, Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions, and many others. Feldstein’s sensibilities were responsible for shaping satire of the second half of the 20th century not only in comics, but in wider popular culture.

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(Last Updated April 30, 2014 8:34 pm )

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