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    Bob Burden A Benefit Portfolio In Defense of the First Amendment Flaming Carrot Original Art (CBLDF, 1987). Ut! Ut! The Flaming Carrot is poised and posed for action! A wonderfully noir image of this wonderfully surreal character who operates by his own rules. This full-page piece is created in ink over graphite on 12" x 19" Bristol board. Signed and dated in the lower image area. There are pinholes in the corners, and some minor handling wear, otherwise, in Excellent condition.

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    In 1986, comic shop clerk Michael Correa was arrested and charged with selling obscene material. Publisher Dennis Kitchen spearheaded a unique project to raise money to help with Correa's legal expenses. This benefit portfolio led to the formation of the non-profit organization The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. This is a historic piece of original art that helped to change the comic industry by providing comic creators, publishers, and retailers facing prosecution with a resource for financial assistance.



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