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    Al Avison (attributed) - Joe Palooka Comics Cover Original Art (Harvey, 1956). You want Joe Palooka in rich, fully painted color? You got it! Harvey mainstay Al Avison handles his paints with as much gusto as his inks, and puts together a thrilling chromatic masterwork, a hybrid between line and tone, dazzlingly bright, and fairly untouched by age. Once again, Joe has to pull the fat out of the fire (so to speak), when he walks into a hotel room full of extortionists with an eye for his pal, Humphrey Pennyworth. This piece has an image area of 10.75" x 11" and has been painted on thick illustration board. There is a small tear at the upper right edge, but otherwise the condition is Excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2005
    9th-10th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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