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    Bill Hudson (Attributed) - Friendly Ghost #1 Unused Cover Original Art (Harvey, 1956). Here's one that's been a real puzzler to those of us at Heritage who think we know all about the Harvey Comics line, especially those books starring Casper the Friendly Ghost. This mock-up cover art features Casper and good little witch Wendy, along with portraits of Spooky, the Ghostly Trio, and Nightmare the Ghost Horse. The only thing is, the name "Casper" does not appear anywhere on the cover! Was this prepared as a result of some sort of legal battle? Or was Harvey simply trying to broaden their market presence without wearing out the Casper name? We can't be sure, but at any rate, this is a very rare and unusual item that should scare up plenty of interest among Casper collectors! The art measures 7.75" x 10.5"; there are numerous rubber cement stains and white-out areas, plus the stats used in the sidebar "stamps" look a bit washed out. The original art is still crisp and sharp, though, and the overall condition is VG.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2004
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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