|Birth: ||Sep. 22, 1921|
|Death: ||May 15, 2008|
Cartoonist. As one of the early illustrators for "Mad Magazine", he was widely known for his contributions to its unique blend of satire and parody which would become the basis to the publication's success. Born Wolf Eisenberg in New York, he was educated at the New York High School of Music and Art and later served in the United States Army during World War II. In 1952, he collaborated with Harvey Kurtzman to help launch "Mad Magazine". The two would later create the character "Little Annie Fanny" which was featured in "Playboy Magazine". In addition to magazines, Elder also designed book covers, movie posters and wrote numerous books. He died of complications from Parkinson's disease. (bio by: C.S.)
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: May 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26868690
Do you have a photo to add? Click here