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    Joe Musial, Bruce Russell, and Others Various Christmas Greetings Original Art Group of 8 (ca. 1950s-2000s). Christmastime greetings galore distinguish this generous selection. Highlights include two unique pieces from Joe Musial (of The Katzenjammer Kids), commissioned as cards for the family of a friend. Russell, a Los Angeles Times Pulitzer medalist, contributes a large-scale editorial cartoon featuring Santa Claus. Norm Mitchell offers two sardonic impressions of the holiday season. Karl Hubenthal's piece is an original greeting from his family. Iowa-based editorialist Frank Miller criticizes the premature launching of the Christmas-shopping season. The Detroit News' Henry Payne subjects Santa Claus to a Congressional investigation (tearsheet included). Tony DiPreta, longtime artist on Joe Palooka, depicts the Palooka characters in a conceptual drawing for a card from the DiPreta family. Ink (and occasional pencils-only) on various grades of drawing stock. Image areas range from, 18" x 18.5" to 5.5" x 7". The Russell piece is marred by marginal tearing at left and right. Varying conditions, from Good to Excellent. From A Collection of Great Cartoonists and Illustrators.

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    December, 2017
    10th Sunday
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