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    Gary Panter Pee-Wee's Playhouse Preliminary Artwork Original Art Group of 20 (1986). These 20 pages give an amazing look into the insane genius that is Gary Panter! You can see the design/refinement process at work as he created the unique signature look for the beloved TV series, Pee-Wee's Playhouse. There is a amazing 55.5" long rough layout of the back wall of the set produced in graphite on four conjoined pieces of manilla paper that measure 11" tall. There is a smaller pan view of the set produced from multiple pieces of copied paper cut and taped together, with some original art on one end. It measures 25" x 12". There are also two, still yet smaller, pan views of the set. One is two photocopies taped together to measure 15.5" x 7". It has a rip and damage on the far left. The other is original art in graphite and features a rough layout of the set on the top, and an overview of the set layout on the bottom of the 14" x 11" paper. A spiral-edged page from a sketch book (measuring 17" x 14") has four different wall section layout views and some other sundry drawings all produced in graphite. There are six different pages of graphite wall paper designs, each with multiple designs on them. They measure approximately 10" x 12" each. We have four pages of original art that appear to be designs for Bloblobbyland. They are ink (with some graphite) on 8.5" x 11" paper. Lastly, there are an additional five original drawings by Gary Panter. Almost every page is signed by Panter. Conditions range a bit with some corner/edge wear, handling, and a few bits of tape (usually joining pieces of paper together). Some pages are lightly tanned; however, overall they are in Very Good condition.

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