• In Memory of Bill Gaines

    One year ago - By Tom Richmond

    I was remiss yesterday in not recognizing that it was the 27th anniversary of the passing of MAD Magazine's founder and, as his business card said, “Publisher and Chief Bigot”... those were simpler times. I started with MAD in 2000, a full eight years after Bill had left Planet Earth. I will always feel that I missed out on something special in that I never met or knew Bill Gaines. While MAD has of course continued since his death a chapter of it's history closed on June 3rd, 1992. In his time as publisher I've heard that nearly every page of original art for the...
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