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    Unknown Artist - Original Cover Art for Baffling Mysteries #26 (Ace, 1955). Who would have thought that chess could be this deadly? A cool Toth-ish cover for the last issue of this popular comic, this lot also includes the hand-colored color guide for this striking piece. The original measures approximately 14.5" x 18" overall, while the color guide measures approximately 11.25" x 14.75" overall, with an approximate image area of 7.25" x 10.5". Both pieces are in excellent condition. The original is lacking logo and title stats and the color guide shows a number of editorial markings in the margins, but none of this detracts from the overall beauty of this package. Finding original art and color guides still together after nearly 50 years, is quite rare, making this an outstanding opportunity.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2003
    17th-20th Thursday-Sunday
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