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    Howard Chaykin American Flagg!: Hard Times Hardback Collection Wrap-Around Cover Painting Original Art (First, 1985). Used for both the hardcover and the trade paperback edition, this collection was also known as First Comics Graphic Novel #3. The front cover side image was inspired by the cover for issue #3 of the regular American Flagg! title. This is an incredible wraparound piece featuring Rueben Flagg, Mandy Kreiger, and Raul the Cat. It is produced edge-to-edge on 30" x 20" illustration board in ink and acrylic paint over pencil with some Zipatone. The background banner that reads "Sex Death And..." is cut and pasted on the board (with the Zipatone over the top of it). The piece is signed by Chaykin, by Flagg's knee, on the right side of the image area. There is a minor edge ding on the top, and some corner dings. The thick white paint has some minor soiling in places. Overall it is in Excellent condition and has fantastic eye-appeal.

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