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    Norman Saunders Mars Attacks Card #5 "Washington in Flames" Original Art (Bubble Inc./Topps, 1962). As David Saunders has noted in the beautiful art monograph he has written on his father Norman Saunders, "In 1962, when nuclear bombs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the frightening daily routine of air raid drills was the nightmare reality of all American school children, Topps guardedly released the infamous Mars Attacks under the fake name 'Bubbles Inc.' The hideous aliens and their worldwide war of destruction were brought to life by the creative vision of Norman Saunders. His timeless images of sinister glowering skeletal brainiacs have continued to haunt our collective imaginations for all these decades." This capital-crushing gouache on paper mini-epic has an overall size of 5.25" x 3.5", and the art is in Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2010
    5th-6th Thursday-Friday
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