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    Gilbert Shelton Treasures of the Moon!! Chapter VII Unpublished Cover Original Art (1970). Shelton pulls out all the stops for this little-seen homage to EC Comics' famous Weird Science/Weird Fantasy titles of the 1950s. Darting between slapstick humor (Shelton's forté) and Wallace Wood-style SF, the scene captures a US moon landing, observed from a distance by a creature that resembles the artist's signature character, Wonder Wart-Hog. The logotype design is a marvel of elaborate lettering. Ink and white watercolor over graphite on medium-weight illustration board. Image area, 10.25" x 14". Marginal scribbling and notes. Light toning. Excellent condition. From the Eric Sack Collection.

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