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    George Metzger Laugh in the Dark #1 Complete 2-Page Original Art (Last Gasp, 1971). A brilliantly composed horror tale, told with wordless efficiency, about a mysterious toy shop. Metzger makes plain his admiration for the EC Comics artists of the 1950s, but his style is distinctive -- an ideal cross between cartooning and realistic illustration. The variety of shading screens is astonishing, including negative (white-on-black) shading. A bonus: Reverse of one page contains compositional sketches and notes for an entirely different story. Ink over graphite on Bristol board, with Zipatone shading film. Image area, 9" x 13.5". Faint toning. Excellent condition. From the Eric Sack Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    26th Monday
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