Grant's Book Projects

Apart from his music career, Grant has also written and designed several books related to the 1950s EC Comics and to MAD magazine. In addition to this, he has also selected the material for, and contributed essays to, a number of MAD- and EC-related books. For his books, Grant has been nominated several times for both the Eisner and the Harvey Awards, the comic-industry’s equivalents to the Oscars or the Grammys.

The Complete Junior & Sunny (2014)

Long considered to be prime examples of late 1940s “headlight” and “Good Girl” art comics, issues of Junior and Sunny have been quite difficult to find and very expensive to obtain.
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Feldstein (2013)

The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein! takes a long-overdue look at the entire remarkable career of this legendary artist, writer, and editor.
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Foul Play! (2005)

This lushly illustrated, full color volume celebrates the creators of E.C. Comics, profiling the artists and describing their careers before, at, and after. E.C. Artists profiled include Al Feldstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Graham Ingels, Will Elder, Al Williamson, Bernie Krigstein and many more!
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Tales of Terror! (2000)

The Complete Compendium of all the Incredible Old E.C. Comics! This is the definitive story of all the EC titles that trafficked in horror, suspense and courage: Tales from the Crypt, Weird Science, Frontline Combat and other titles. Nominated for two Harvey Awards and an Eisner Award!
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Collectibly Mad (1995)

Geissman began writing COLLECTIBLY MAD in 1990 after realizing that no guide whatsoever for MAD or E.C. collectibles existed. Kitchen Sink Press, a highly regarded publisher of classic comic-related art, subsequently signed on to release the tome. » read more

Grant Geissman has also compiled and/or annotated the following MAD and EC comics-related books.
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