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    Al Avison - Original Cover Art for Black Cat Mystery #35 (Harvey, 1950s). Boy, talk about having a bad day! This gem from the Harvey archives shows the end of humanity in the aftermath of an atomic explosion. Rendered in the bold, chunky style that was his trademark, artist Al Avison brings a feeling of both horror and despair to this minor masterpiece. Harvey published some of the best, most bizarre horror comics of their day, ofttimes outdoing even rival EC in terms of sheer, twisted imagination. Measuring approximately 15" x 21.5" overall and in excellent condition, this classic cover perfectly sums up the 1950s fear of atomic devastation, a topic that was surely on the minds of every post-war American.

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    February, 2004
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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