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    Bill Ward Laugh Digest December-1965 Illustration Original Art (Humorama, 1965). Titled "The Merry Chase", the punchline for this piece reads "Of course we've met before -- I also tried to pick you up back on 34th street!" Bill Ward turns all of his considerable illustrative assets to bear on this lovely lady's...uh... 'assets'. This is a gorgeous example of a "Ward girl", and one hum-dinger of a cartoon to boot! If you can tear your eyes of the damsel, check out the backgrounds. Lush, detailed, and with a draftsman precise perspectives. Incredible! It was also reprinted in a 1972 issue of Romp. Crafted edge-to-edge in ink over graphite on 7.5" x 11" Duotone board. In Excellent condition.

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    January, 2019
    6th Sunday
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