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    Gilbert Shelton and Dave Sheridan Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers #5 "Nerds" Comic Strip Original Art (Rip Off Press, 1977). Creator of the FFFBs, Fat Freddy's Cat, and Wonder Warthog, Gilbert Shelton was also a founding member of Rip Off Press in 1977. This strip was produced in ink over graphite on Bristol board with an image area of 15" x 12.5". The logo is a stat (with whiteout to cover "Here Come The" [Nerds], and a word balloon after the logo that reads "This one's for Ruby C." The stat logo is also dated 11-3-65; however, the artwork is copyrighted 1975 in panel four. In Excellent condition. From the Eric Sack Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    9th Sunday
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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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