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    Rube Goldberg Boob McNutt and Bill Topper Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 1-18-31 (Star Co. Syndicate, 1932). The crowning touch on this fine specimen of full-page funnypapers artistry is an inscription from Goldberg his ownself -- dated 33 years after publication: "This is reauthenticated by me as a classical work of art," wrote the master cartoonist in June of 1964, with tongue-in-cheek. A prime page from the artist in whose honor the National Cartoonists Society named its highest award. The upstairs companion strip, Bill, features a hapless schlub who attempts to stop a fight. The main feature, Boob McNutt, finds the title character trapped in a sandstorm aboard a light airplane. The storm effects are splendid examples of the spatter technique, in which ink is applied with a toothbrush. The medium is ink over graphite on Bristol board. The image area measures 17" x 22". Moderate age-toning, light staining in the image area, and marginal pen-scratching. Very Good condition. From A Collection of Great Cartoonists and Illustrators.

    More information about Rube Goldberg, also known as Goldberg, Rube, Goldberg, Reuben Lucius, Goldberg, Rube Lucius, .

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    August, 2017
    10th-12th Thursday-Saturday
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