(via Mad #1 (EC, 1952) CGC FN- 5.5 Off-white pages…. Golden Age | Lot #14184 | Heritage Auctions)

Mad #1 (EC, 1952) CGC FN- 5.5 Off-white pages. The historic first issue of the first satire comic. Harvey Kurtzman story, cover, and art. Wally Wood, Jack Davis, John Severin, and Bill Elder art. CGC notes, “‘Bill Gaines’ & salutation written on cover & 1st page in marker.”

(via Mad #1 (EC, 1952) CGC FN- 5.5 Off-white pages…. Golden Age | Lot #14184 | Heritage Auctions)

Mad #1 (EC, 1952) CGC FN- 5.5 Off-white pages. The historic first issue of the first satire comic. Harvey Kurtzman story, cover, and art. Wally Wood, Jack Davis, John Severin, and Bill Elder art. CGC notes, “‘Bill Gaines’ & salutation written on cover & 1st page in marker.”

(via D R E W • F R I E D M A N: “The “Celebrating Kurtzman” Panel)
Meet the staff of HELP!

L to R: Publisher James Warren, editor Harvey Kurtzman, HK’s assistant Gloria Steinem, business manager Harry Chester (Terry Gilliam would join later)

Gloria Steinem

(via D R E W • F R I E D M A N: “The “Celebrating Kurtzman” Panel)

Meet the staff of HELP!

L to R: Publisher James Warren, editor Harvey Kurtzman, HK’s assistant Gloria Steinem, business manager Harry Chester (Terry Gilliam would join later)

Gloria Steinem

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Harvey Kurtzman, MAD

Little Annie Fanny on the Subway (March 1966, splash panel) (by MewDeep)\
By Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder

Little Annie Fanny on the Subway (March 1966, splash panel) (by MewDeep)\

By Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder

Little Annie Fanny on the Subway (March 1966, detail) (by MewDeep)

By Harvey Kurtzman and Will ElderAppeared in Chicago’s own Playboy magazineScan of original art via Heritage Auctions

Little Annie Fanny on the Subway (March 1966, detail) (by MewDeep)

By Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder
Appeared in Chicago’s own Playboy magazine
Scan of original art via Heritage Auctions