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    Basil Wolverton Foopgoop Frolics: Hap Yaptrap Pilot Comic Strip Original Art (Glenn Bray Publ., 1975). Wolverton was so influential upon the Underground Comix movement that, in turn, a great deal of the Underground attitude rubbed off on Wolverton. The artist had envisioned Hap Yaptrap as a daily strip but left it undeveloped beyond such splendid examples as this one. Hap, about the misadventures of a radio announcer, finally found its way into the limited-edition anthology Foopgoop Frolics, from a certified Underground imprint. This example contains the expected wordplay and slapstick, along with Wolverton's nod to a famous author of joke-books, Joe Miller. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. The image area measures 22" x 6", with faint toning. Excellent condition.

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