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    Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig and Petunia Pig Comic Book Art (Whitman, 1981). Preliminary drawings of the "Ranger for a day" segment from the 1981 Bugs Bunny comic book #227. Graphite with green, red, orange and blue ink on 6 sheets of 19" x 14" tracing paper. The first page has a couple of small areas the were cut out with new art taped in for editing purposes. Sheets were once stapled and lightly folded in half. Basic handling with some tearing and age discoloration along folds and edges; otherwise very good condition. These were drawn by Tom McKimson (1907 --1998) - animator and layout man for Warner Brothers Studio during the golden age of animation. Afterward he joined Whitman/Dell publishing where these were produced. They come with a color print of the front cover and fourth page of this segment of the comic book. A signed letter of authenticity from the artist's nephew -- Robert McKimson Jr. detailing provenance is included with each individual sheet.

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