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    Foo #2 (Animal Town Comics, 1958) Condition: FN+. Here's the second issue of the rarely seen, original printing of the homemade comic produced by Robert and Charles Crumb, two young comics fans from Milford, Delaware. Designed as a parody comic in the style of Harvey Kurtzman's Mad and Humbug, it was printed with money earned working at the Latex Corporation during the summer, a job set up by their father. The comic was peddled door to door by the brothers, with little success; however, copies made their way into a small network of Kurtzman fans and became available by mail, which is how this copy (and the other two offered in this auction) were originally obtained. The comic graders here at Heritage have given it a strict grade based on current guidelines, but trust us -- this copy is absolutely gorgeous, obviously well cared for by it's single owner all these years. Here's your chance to become the second caretaker! Not listed in Fogel's or Overstreet.

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