MAD is an American bimonthly 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 1973-74 circulation peak.

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Mad magazine 1966 Bob Dylan front cover
#9, January 1966, "The Ninth Annual Edition
of the Worst From Mad, a Collection of Humor,
Satire and Garbage from past issues"
Mad magazine 2002 Bob Dylan front cover
#420, August 2002,
"The 50 Worst Things About Music"


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