Synopses & Reviews
A contributor to MAD since its earliest years of the fabled Humor magazine, Mort Drucker is recognized throughout the art world as one of the greatest caricaturists of the twentieth century.
He has won numerous awards and honors including the National Cartoonists Societys prestigious Reuben Award, the Will Eisner Hall of Fame Award, and an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the Art Institute of Boston.
Druckers most famous features are his movie and television satires. From The Godfather to Star Wars, and from Hulk Hogan to Woody Allen, he has captured our cultures most popular characters with one master stroke after another. Michael J. Fox once told Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show that he knew he had made it when Mort Drucker drew his caricature in MAD. And George Lucas personally traveled to Druckers Long Island home to convince him to illustrate the poster for American Graffiti.
Druckers greatest MAD works are collected here for the first time ever, hand-picked by the artist himself. It is a celebration that has been more than 55 years in the making!
Hand-picked by the artist himself, 55 years worth of Mort Drucker's greatest MAD works.
About the Author
Mort Drucker is one of MAD magazine's longest-tenured cartoonists; he joined the staff in 1956 and still contributes today. He is recognized throughout the art world as one of the greatest caricaturists of the twentieth century, and has won numerous awards and honors including the National Cartoonist Society's presitgious Reuben Award, the Will Eisner Hall of Fame Award, and an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degree from the Art Institute of Boston. Best known for his caricature-based parodies of TV shows and movies, he counts among his many fans the likes of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas.
Table of Contents
Foreword by (TK)
Introduction Q&A Interview with Mort Drucker conducted by longtime MAD editor Nick Meglin.