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    Carl Barks and Tony Strobl Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #279 Cover Original Art plus Book and Comic Group (Gold Key, 1963). Now here's a find! This original cover art to Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #279 was not known to have survived when Matti Eronen compiled a book about the 200 or so pages of Barks art known to still exist. On the cover, Barks drew the top half with Donald Duck, while Tony Strobl handled the bottom half, featuring Daisy Duck with Chip 'n' Dale, and Mickey Mouse with Pete hiding in the bushes. The art is in ink on Bristol board, with Tony's segment on a separate piece that has been glued into position. The Barks art measures approximately 10" x 4.5", and is signed in blue ink by Barks; the combined image area is 10.25" x 15.5". It's in Very Good condition, with all type and logos recent replacements; a Certificate of Authenticity from dealer Steve Donnelly is included. As a bonus, the lot also includes a copy of Eronen's tough-to-find book (which mentions only eight published covers, and one unused cover, still known to exist), plus a CGC 7.5 copy of the comic book which is noted by CGC, "From the Estate of Carl Barks," and includes a Certificate of Authenticity. An outstanding group of items for any Carl Barks fan!

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2015
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
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