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    Mad #1 Gaines File pedigree 4/12 (EC, 1952) CGC NM+ 9.6 Off-white pages. The first satire comic burst onto the scene during the Cold War of the early 1950s, irreverently and indiscriminately poking fun at literary works, people, and events past, present, and future. Few titles have managed to last as long as Harvey Kurtzman's brain-child, which is still going strong today. Kurtzman drew the cover to this seminal issue, Jack Davis satirizes the horror genre, Wally Wood lampoons the sci-fi, John Severin skewed the westerns, and Bill Elder poked fun at the crime stories that EC published. What more could you want? Why, perhaps a stunning specimen of this important comic! Our offering's grade misses being the highest yet assigned by CGC for this issue by a quarter-grade. Overstreet 2003 NM 9.4 value = $7,000.

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    July, 2003
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