Mad (USA) Current Issue
Issue: Current Issue
Publisher: DC Comics (Time Warner)
Category: Humor, Politics, USA
Mad (very often stylized as MAD) is an American humor magazine founded in 1952 by editor Harvey Kurtzman and publisher William Gaines, launched as a comic book before it became a magazine.
It was widely imitated and influential, affecting satirical media, as well as the cultural landscape of the 20th century, with editor Al Feldstein increasing readership to more than two million during its 1974 circulation peak.
As of January 2017, Mad has published 544 regular issues, as well as hundreds of reprint “Specials”, original material paperbacks, compilation books and other print projects.