William Maxwell "Bill" Gaines (March 1, 1922 – June 3, 1992), was an American publisher and co-editor of EC Comics. Following a shift in EC's direction in 1950, Gaines presided over what became an artistically influential and historically important line of mature-audience comics. He published the popular satirical magazine Mad for over 40 years. He was posthumously inducted into the comic book industry's Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame (1993) and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame (1997). In 2012, he was inducted into the Ghastly Awards' Hall of Fame.

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  • William Maxwell "Bill" Gaines (March 1, 1922 – June 3, 1992), was an American publisher and co-editor of EC Comics. Following a shift in EC's direction in 1950, Gaines presided over what became an artistically influential and historically important line of mature-audience comics. He published the popular satirical magazine Mad for over 40 years. He was posthumously inducted into the comic book industry's Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame (1993) and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame (1997). In 2012, he was inducted into the Ghastly Awards' Hall of Fame. (en)
  • William Maxwell Gaines (* 1. März 1922 in Brooklyn; † 3. Juni 1992 in Manhattan), genannt Bill Gaines, war der Gründer des MAD-Magazins und Herausgeber mehrerer Comic-Serien, die künstlerisch überzeugen sollten und sich eher an Erwachsene denn an Kinder richteten. (de)
  • William Gaines (1er mars 1922 - 3 juin 1992) est un éditeur américain de comics. Il reprit EC Comics après la mort de son père. (fr)
  • William Gaines (1 de março de 1922 – 3 de junho de 1992) foi um americano nascido no Brooklyn, New York. Co-editor da EC Comics, participou da mudança na política editorial da mesma - mudança acarretada pela criação da Comics Code Authority, após publicação por Dr. Fredric Wertham de seu livro Seduction of the Innocent -, Gaines se tornou influente no que se refere a linha editorial de quadrinhos para adultos nos EUA, tendo sido editor da Mad Magazine por mais de 40 anos e chegando a ganhar o Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame (1993), assim como o Jack Kirby Hall of Fame (1997). (pt)
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  • William Maxwell "Bill" Gaines (March 1, 1922 – June 3, 1992), was an American publisher and co-editor of EC Comics. Following a shift in EC's direction in 1950, Gaines presided over what became an artistically influential and historically important line of mature-audience comics. He published the popular satirical magazine Mad for over 40 years. He was posthumously inducted into the comic book industry's Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame (1993) and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame (1997). In 2012, he was inducted into the Ghastly Awards' Hall of Fame. (en)
  • William Maxwell Gaines (* 1. März 1922 in Brooklyn; † 3. Juni 1992 in Manhattan), genannt Bill Gaines, war der Gründer des MAD-Magazins und Herausgeber mehrerer Comic-Serien, die künstlerisch überzeugen sollten und sich eher an Erwachsene denn an Kinder richteten. (de)
  • William Gaines (1er mars 1922 - 3 juin 1992) est un éditeur américain de comics. Il reprit EC Comics après la mort de son père. (fr)
  • William Gaines (1 de março de 1922 – 3 de junho de 1992) foi um americano nascido no Brooklyn, New York. Co-editor da EC Comics, participou da mudança na política editorial da mesma - mudança acarretada pela criação da Comics Code Authority, após publicação por Dr. Fredric Wertham de seu livro Seduction of the Innocent -, Gaines se tornou influente no que se refere a linha editorial de quadrinhos para adultos nos EUA, tendo sido editor da Mad Magazine por mais de 40 anos e chegando a ganhar o Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame (1993), assim como o Jack Kirby Hall of Fame (1997). (pt)
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