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    Kelly Freas - Mad #70/Alfred E. Neuman Skating Cover Preliminary Painting Original Art (1961). Kelly Freas may have had a spectacular career as a science fiction artist, but for many of his fans, his legendary "Mad-sterpieces" just can't be beat. This silly scene was painted as a preliminary study for the cover of Mad #70. Kelly Freas' vintage, hand-written note on the back of the piece reads, "Jim, This makes you the possessor of the only original Alfie ever to escape from the Mad offices. It's part of an unfinished painting eventually reversed left to right and used as a cover last winter. Best -- Kelly Freas." This painting, done on illustration board, has an overall size of 8.75" x 6", and the art is in Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2007
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
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