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    Life In Hell #3 Limited Numbered 1984 Reprint #59/100 (Matthew A. Groening, 1984) Condition: FN/VF. Before creating The Simpsons, cartoonist Matt Groening had a strip published in alternative newspapers, titled Life in Hell. This series, featuring Binky Rabbit and his friends, had its origins as a self-published photocopied zine which Groening gave to friends; he also sold a few copies at the Los Angeles record store where he worked, Licorice Pizza. The original issues are nearly impossible to track down today, but in the early 1980s, Matt did a second printing of several issues; even these are a tough find. Limited to only 100 numbered issues, this is a reprint of the late 1970s issue #3. Not listed in Overstreet or Fogel's.

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    December, 2018
    2nd Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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