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    Dick Tracy Comics Art Poster Limited Edition 83/100 (Abrams, 1978). "Law and Order First" is the theme of this mind-blowing limited-edition comics-art poster issued by Abrams in 1978, starring the one and only "America's favorite detective," Dick Tracy. Tracy communicates into his 2-way wrist TV (labeled with a pointer, in classic Dick Tracy style) in this gigantic, full-color, stone-wash lithograph on rag paper, released in a quantity of a mere 100. We believe that this signature shot of Tracy is the work of Chester Gould himself. The poster even bears Gould's signature. This overwhelmingly fabulous art is framed (no glass) at a size of 30" x 38", with an image area of 20" x 28". While it will certainly become a showpiece in the home of any law-abiding crimestopper, we are honor-bound to mention three small flaws: a barely noticeable, 3/4" diagonal scratch across Tracy's hatband; a 1/2" wide x 1/8" high rectangular indentation in the white background, just below Tracy's wrist; and a hard-to-see 3/4" tape tear in the rag paper, just above Tracy's head. These minor glitches are visible only upon very close inspection, and the humongous size and pulsating colors of this comics-art poster will distract most eyes away from any imperfections.

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    October, 2004
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