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    Al Jaffee MAD Magazine #130 Page 51 Inside Back Cover Fold-In Illustration Painting Original Art (EC, 1969). One of the most recognizable and beloved long-running features in MAD magazine is Al Jaffee's famous Fold-In series of back covers. It boggles the mind that Jaffee was able to concoct these puzzlers on a monthly basis without the aid of computing machines, and render them fully painted. The printed version asks "What does the future hold for our great American pastime?" Created in mixed media on illustration board with a loose matted image area of 16.5" x 20.25" and overall size of 22.5" x 26". The board is lightly toned, has mild handling wear, with moderate adhesive staining, pinholes, adhesive staining around the upper area text, all text are stat paste-ups, and an acetate overlay with some text paste-ups. There is an acetate overlay for the header with text stat paste-ups, it has production tape along the edges, and is lightly toned. The mat has come loose, has edge wear, torn corners, and has small spots of soiling. Some text stat paste-ups have fallen off. Signed in lower area and overall the art is in Very Good condition.

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