Book of Interest: Behaving Madly; Roz Chast’s New Project

behaving-madly As Mad magazine is part of many a New Yorker cartoonist’s DNA, it seems fitting to mention this title coming out in the Spring of 2017.

Here’s a description from the publisher (IDW):

When “Mad” was turned into a magazine in 1954, every publisher and his uncle came up with his own version, often using the same talent. “Behaving Madly” presents 200 pages of never reprinted material by Bill Elder, Jack Davis, John Severin, Al Jaffee, Joe Maneely, Jack Kirby, Ross Andru, Joe Kubert, Russ Heath, Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Basil Wolverton, Steve Ditko, Lee Elias, and many others. This coffee table art book is produced by comic strip historian Ger Apeldoorn and Eisner winner Craig Yoe. Looking for a little more excitement in your life? Get mad and get Snafu, Lunatickle, Cockeyed, Crazy, Thimk, Frenzy, Frantic, Loco, Panic, and Zany, too!

 

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Roz photo 2016

From the Wall Street Journal, “A Cartoonist Goes to Town”  — this short piece about Ms. Chast’s newest project.

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