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    Gilbert Shelton The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers #3 Back Cover Original Art (Rip Off Press, 1973). Fat Freddy has an important statement to make about drugs, but appears to be in no condition to make it, in this classic back cover image from one of the most popular and best-selling Underground Comix titles of all time. Fat Freddy's Cat seems to know the score! This well-known piece is drawn in ink and whiteout over graphite with Zipatone shading film on illustration board. The image area measures approximately 10.75" x 14". Some of the Zipatone has started to contract, leaving small gaps at the top edge and upper right; there is some board toning and handling wear. Overall Very Good condition. From the Felix Dennis Estate.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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