Skip to main content
Go to accessibility options


    Al Jaffee The MAD Guide to Self-Improvement Front and Back Cover Original Art (Warner Books, 1979). MAD-man Al Jaffe provides the funny two-piece gag featuring world-famous icon Alfred E. Neuman, created for the humorous paperback book. Self-improvement, the "MAD" way, created in gouache on illustration board with image areas of approximately 10" x 16.5". Slight toning, plastic overlays, the front cover with logo paste-ups, taped at the top, tape around the images, production tape marks and Alfred E. Neuman face paste-up on the front cover, corner dings with edge/handling wear. Signed by Jaffee in the lower right of the front cover and overall in Very Good condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 43
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 381

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Jerry Weist's Comic Art Price Guide 2011
    Want to know more about this artist? Dates, history, background, and value ranges are covered in the comprehensive new guide. Order Now!
    Sold on Sep 12, 2021 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 14 days left to consign to the 2022 February 4 - 6 Animation Art Signature® Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    The level of expertise and professionalism from everyone on your staff from the very beginning to the end was exceptional.
    Ed Lambert,
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search