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Charles Dallas - Original Illustration "Gary Arlington and the Skull" (undated). Original brush and ink drawing featuring Gary Arlington, the proprietor of the San Francisco Comic Book Company. Arlington, a fan of the EC horror comic books from the 1950s, was one of the first comic store owners to sell Undergrounds enthusiastically, and soon formed his own publishing company. Among the more popular books Arlington published was Skull Comix -- whose mascot stands with him in this illustration. Charles Dallas was active as an underground cartoonist in the mid-1970s, specializing in horror stories. He did work for Skull, Slow Death, and Insect Fear, among others. This piece of art was published in Blab #1, their EC tribute issue. There is an undercoat of white paint on Arlington's face where Dallas apparently decided to re-ink this portion of the illustration. Matted and framed, this piece has an image area of 6.5" x 6" and an overall size of 10.5" x 10.5".

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Auction Dates
November, 2003
20th-23rd
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