The 1950’s were the heyday of McCarthyism and like many other forms of entertainment, comic books came to be viewed as a threat. The industry’s reaction to the threat would kick off an entirely new era – the Silver Age of Comics.
Mad will salute Jaffee with a tribute issue next week. It will be the magazine’s final issue to offer new material before the format shifts to limited runs featuring previously-release material. Included in the issues new material will be Jaffee’s final Fold-In.