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    Bill Griffith Tales of Toad #3 Cover Original Art (Cartoonists Co-Op Press, 1973). Bill Griffith's iconic microcephalic character Zippy the Pinhead makes an early appearance on this cover to the third and final issue of Tales of Toad. Griffith's "Mr. the Toad" was his first comix character to gain popularity when it was featured in the East Village Other underground newspaper. Zippy's appearance here marks his first to be actively featured on a cover. The cover art is in ink over graphite with whiteout on Bristol board, with an approximate image area of 11" x 15". Other than minor handling wear in the other borders, the condition is Excellent. Bill's few Underground Comix covers rarely show up on the market; if you miss this one, you'll be saying "Yow!" for years to come!

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