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    S. Clay Wilson Zap Comix #8 "The Swap" Complete 8-Page Checkered Demon Story Original Art (Print Mint, 1975). Oh, man! No Underground Comix artist, not even R. Crumb, could ever match S. Clay Wilson for sheer depravity! This Zap eight-pager is filled to the absolute brim with his trademark talents for vicious violence, unholy sex, unspeakable cruelty, and other fun topics, starring his most celebrated characters, the Checkered Demon and Star-Eyed Stella, along with a revolting crew of filthy degenerate pirates. Who could ask for more? Wilson's art certainly isn't for everyone, but for those not shocked easily, it can be most entertaining. Wilson pushed the envelope so far out that there was no turning back; each new drawing or story had to be more outrageous than before, and this wild "Adults Only" tale will not disappoint his legion of fans. He's really at the top of his game here! The art is in ink over blue pencil on spiral-bound sheets of Bristol board; the average per-page image area is 9.5" x 13". Other than handling wear along the outer boarders, the overall condition remains Excellent. Page one of the story is featured in the museum catalog book, Underground Classics: The Transformation of Comics Into Comix by James Danky and Denis Kitchen, which notes, "More than anyone, Wilson defined the boundaries of the medium." Our man Wilson has seen tough times after a debilitating 2008 accident; fans, please remember to support the S. Clay Wilson Special Needs Trust. From the Eric Sack Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
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