MAD is an American magazine established in 1952 by manager Harvey Kurtzman and distributer William Gaines, propelled as a comic book before it became a magazine. It was generally imitated and powerful, affecting sarcastic media, and the social scene of the twentieth century, with editorial manager Al Feldstein expanding readership to in excess of two million amid its 1974 course top. From 1952 until 2018, Mad had distributed 550 standard issues, and in addition, several reproduce "Specials," unique material soft cover books, republish arrangement books and other print projects. The magazine will return to 1 after the April 2018 issue.
The magazine is the last surviving title from the EC Comics line, which happens to be the sole owner offering parody on all aspects of life and pop culture, governmental issues, entertainment, and socialites.