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    Foo #1 Original Printing (Animal Town Comics, 1958) Condition: FN+. The fabled Crumb Brothers fanzine comic book Foo (or FOO! as it's listed on the cover) is a true "Holy Grail" of Crumb collectibles. Sure, there was a limited edition reprint set issued back in 1980 (and those are hard enough to find on their own), but the original editions? Fahgeddabouddit! Well, not quite, oh Underground fancier -- Heritage has dug up an original, first printing set of all three super scarce issues, from a longtime fan who bought them directly from Robert and Charles (by way of mail order) in 1958, and we're offering the first issue in this lot. We've given it a very strict, modern-day grade of FN+, but trust us, it looks much, much better than that as compared to most handmade 'zines of the '50s! And yes, it's loaded with art from budding artist R. Crumb and his (at the time) even more talented brother, Charles. Don't pass this one by, as it may be a long, long time before another set (or individual issue) comes our way again! Not listed in Fogel's or Overstreet.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    5th-6th Thursday-Friday
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