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    Dave Berg - Original Illustration of the Artist as Captain Marvel (undated). Best known as the artist of The Lighter Side feature for Mad magazine, this watercolor self-portrait is a heartfelt tribute to the days when Dave Berg, trim, buff, and working for Fawcett, actually posed as a model for the Big Red Cheese. The colors are somewhat faded with time, but the twinkle in the eye, and Dave's sly, self-deprecating sense of humor shine through undimmed. Measuring approximately 8.5" x 11" overall, this piece displays a slight amount of dirt smudging at the top, but is otherwise in excellent condition. It is signed by the artist in the lower left.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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