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    Mad #1 (EC, 1952) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white to white pages. The earth-shattering, ground-breaking first satire comic! Bill Gaines started this comic and Mad influenced everyone from stand-up comedians, to novelists, to filmmakers. Its irreverent humor and biting satire may have gone against the grain in the 1950s, but in later years it became apparent how deeply the magazine permeated society. Harvey Kurtzman stories, cover, and art. Wally Wood, Jack Davis, John Severin, and Bill Elder art. Overstreet 2014 NM- 9.2 value = $7,300. CGC census 8/14: 2 in 9.2, 9 higher. From the Gary Arlington Collection.

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