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30. Humbug #5: File Copy (Dec 1957)

30. Humbug #5: File Copy (Dec 1957)

"The brand of parody purveyed by Kurtzman and Co. is largely pictorial: it achieves its effects by means of deft draftsmanship that caricatures just about every facet of our society. An issue of Humbug might include potshots at the American highways, tranquilizers, vacation time, popular movies and TV shows, and even The Great American Breakfast Food Box: 'No longer a container, but a medium of communication; in fact, a publication' which includes condensed classics, comic strips, a cut-out for a Real Shooting Cannon, and a Real Deed to One Mile of Texas ('one mile long by one sixth teenth of an inch wide.')"

 -Rolf Malcolm, Playboy, Dec 1957

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