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    Tony Tallarico - Original Cover Art for Abbott and Costello #20 (Charlton, 1970). When Hanna-Barbera Productions began animating a cartoon series based on the comic duo, Abbott and Costello, in the late 60s, Charlton Comics was quick to publish a comic book based on the animated style. This cover from 1970 features pug-nosed Lou Costello in yet another unbelievable predicament, as Bud Abbott looks on with his patented expression of disbelief. It's the type of madcap scenario that makes this twosome so memorable. The art measures 11.25" x 17.25" with a 9.5" x 15" image area. Abbott's hand is replacement art, and there is a repair patch just above Costello's word balloon, which has been pasted on. In excellent condition, nonetheless. Features all the original logo and indicia paste-ups. Signed by Tony Tallarico.

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