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    Bill Mauldin "Mrs. Xoptl..." Editorial Comic Strip Original Art dated 9-15-59 (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1959). In the era of Sputnik, US fears of the Soviet space program were very prevalent. This humorous editorial cartoon depicts what many Americans feared, a Soviet-first moon landing. This lovely and light-hearted piece is produced in ink and Conte crayon over graphite on Bristol board with an image area of 12" x 16". Slight tanning, and some slight edge/corner creases. Overall in Excellent condition. From the Bill Mauldin Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    20th-22nd Thursday-Saturday
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