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    Johnny Craig - Vault Keeper/Checkered Demon Sketch Original Art (1995). Here's a rare combination of characters, each from a different era in comics history, but somehow so right together -- the Vault Keeper, from EC's Vault of Horror, sharing a drink with that Underground Comix mainstay, the Checkered Demon! Johnny Craig's tight penciling of these two beloved icons fills in just about every detail except the checks on the Demon's pants and the "Tree Frog" logo on the beer he's hoisting! Drusilla, looking as "vampy" as ever, looks on as the Terrible Twosome drink to each other's health. We're not sure what this piece was originally done for, but we feel certain the Checkered Demon's "papa" (S. Clay Wilson) approved of this historic meeting! The art is on thin overlay paper, with an image area of 8.5" x 11" and is in Excellent condition. The EC line had a huge impact on the Underground artists of the 1960s -- here, the two worlds unite!

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2005
    11th-13th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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