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Published by Mad Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Organized crime -- Caricatures and cartoons.,
  • Gangsters -- Caricatures and cartoons.,
  • Gangster films -- Caricatures and cartoons.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesMad (New York, N.Y. : 1958)
Statementby "The usual gang of idiots" ; edited by Nick Meglin & John Ficarra ; introduction by Joel Siegel.
GenreCaricatures and cartoons.
ContributionsMeglin, Nick., Ficarra, John.
LC ClassificationsPN6231.C73 M33 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3707767M
ISBN 101563898837
LC Control Number2003280112

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