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Harvey Kurtzman (1924–1993)

One of the most influential, yet unsung, figures in American humor, cartoonist Harvey Kurtzman created "Mad Magazine" in 1952, and for the next few years served as its editor and primary writer. After his departure from "Mad, " he created two more humor magazines, "Trump" and "Help!" Although neither was as successful as "Mad", "Help!" did help ... See full bio »

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 2011 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series) (based on a comic parody by - 1 episode)
- Bat-Mite Presents: Batman's Strangest Cases! (2011) ... (based on a comic parody by - segment "Batboy and Rubin")
 1998 Oh Yeah! Cartoons (TV Series) (comic strip - 1 episode)
- The Man with No Nose/Youngstar 3/Hey Look! (1998) ... (comic strip - segment "Hey Look!")
 1967 Mad Monster Party? (screenplay)
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 2016 Bird of Steel! (special thanks) (post-production)
 2016 Skids (Short) (dedicatee)
 2009 Frankenpimp (special thanks)
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 1988 Comic Book Confidential (Documentary)
 1987 The Masters of Comic Book Art (Documentary)

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Was one of the premiere humourist comic book talents, best known for the creation of Mad magazine, numerous similar magazines and the strip "Little Annie Fanny" for Playboy Magazine. He was a major talent for the various war comics published by EC.

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4 Interviews | 11 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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He had four children with his wife, Adele: daughters, Cornelia, Elizabeth and Meredith; and a son, Peter.

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