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Harvey Kurtzman

 (1924 - 1993)
Harvey Kurtzman was active/lived in New York.  Harvey Kurtzman is known for comic strip artist, cartoons, Mad magazine editor.

Biography   Harvey Kurtzman


Harvey Kurtzman (October 3, 1924, Brooklyn, New York - February 21, 1993) was a U.S. cartoonist and magazine editor.  Kurtzman often signed his name H. Kurtz, followed by a stick figure (i.e., H. Kurtz-man).

In 1952, he was the founding editor of the comic book Mad.  Kurtzman was also known for the long-running Little Annie Fanny stories in Playboy (1962-88), satirizing the very attitudes that Playboy promoted.

Because Mad had a considerable impact on popular culture, Kurtzman was later described by The New York Times as having been "one of the most important figures in postwar America." Director and comedian Terry Gilliam said, "In many ways Harvey was one of the godparents of Mont   ...  Displaying 750 of 8375 characters.

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John Wayne Adventure Comics #5 Complete 5-page Story "Pot-Shot Pete, Sheriff of Yucca Pucca Gulch" Original Art (Toby, 1950).
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Harvey Kurtzman Two-Fisted Tales #27 Cover Original Art
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Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder Playboy June 1982 Little Annie Fanny Complete 3-Page Story Original Art, Preliminary Art, and Reference Materials Group of 22 (HMH Publishing, 1982)
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