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    Al Avison, Rudy Palais, John Sink, and Tom Gill - Original Art for Witches Tales #1, Complete Book (Harvey, 1951). Truly a rare opportunity, offered here is the complete interior art to the first issue of Harvey's infamous Witches Tales. Included is "The Monster of Mad Mountain," an 8-page story by Al Avison, "Voodoo Vengeance," six pages by Rudy Palais, "Launched in Blood," a seven-pager by the vastly-underappreciated John Sink, and "The Dead Won't Die," five pages of Tom Gill goodness. There's also a one-page strip, "Ghosts of Famous Pirates," by Tom Hickey. An interesting note: The John Sink, Tom Hickey, and Tom Gill stories were originally signed by the artists, but the signatures have been whited-out. It seems there was a policy against identifying artists at Harvey in the 1950s. The pages measure approximately 19" x 14.5" overall, and are all in excellent condition. Horror art from this period is very desirable, and complete books rarely come to market. This could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2004
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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