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    Charles Burns - Sketch Original Art and Ephemera Group (1990s-2000s). The artist best known for his graphic novels El Borbah, Big Baby, and the award-winning Black Hole is represented here by a signed brushed sketch of an impossibly long-necked humanoid creature, done in ink on paper with an image area of 4.5" x 8"; it's in Excellent condition. Also included are three minicomics, Free Shit #9, 11, and 13; a 4.75" x 6.5" minicomic preview to his Modern Horror sketch art book, signed and numbered 1/100 on the first inside page; a 5.5" x 8.25" digest mini, titled (on the first inside page) SSSSSSSSSS, signed and numbered 6/7; an illustrated exhibition checklist of Mr. Burns' 1999 Morris Gallery art show; a 17.5" x 27" poster for the MoCCA Art Festival 2006, designed by Burns and Chip Kidd, and a most unusual promo "comic book" measuring 6.75" x 9.5" created by French publisher Cornélius in 2015, with full color front and back covers by Burns, with illustrations, an blank interior pages -- with the illegible title, this looks every bit like a comic book "from another planet!" Condition ranges from Very Fine to Excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2016
    21st Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 17
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