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    Robert Crumb Note to Marty Pahls Sketch Original Art (1962). A teenaged Robert Crumb writes his best friend (and future brother-in-law) Marty Pahls and wonders about his whereabouts, in this folded 11" x 8.5" sheet of paper, dated February 1962. As was his custom, Crumb designed the folded front as a "cover", with this theme being Valentine's Day. That's Mabel on the cover, a favorite character from Robert and Charles' home-made "Arcade" comic books, which are mentioned in the letter, along with other comics, Big Little Books, and records the friends were trading or borrowing. The page is specially framed to allow the hand-lettered note on the reverse side to show. The piece, done in graphite and colored pencil, is in Very Good condition, and is matted and framed to an overall 18" x 16".

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
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