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Today is the birthday of another one of my “Mad” heroes, Al Jaffee. The illustration of Mr. Jaffe is by another favorite artist, Drew Friedman.

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Abraham Jaffee (born March 13, 1921), known as Al Jaffee, is an American cartoonist. He is notable for his work in the satirical magazine Mad, including his trademark feature, the Mad Fold-In. As of 2014, Jaffee remains a regular in the magazine after 59 years and is its longest-running contributor. In the half century between April 1964 and April 2013, only one issue of Mad was published without containing new material by Jaffee. In a 2010 interview, Jaffee said, “Serious people my age are dead.”
In 2008, Jaffee was honored by the Reuben Awards as the Cartoonist of the Year. New Yorker cartoonist Arnold Roth said, “Al Jaffee is one of the great cartoonists of our time.” Describing Jaffee, Peanuts creator Charles Schulz wrote, “Al can cartoon anything.”

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  1. Mandy says:

    I LOVE Al Jaffee!

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