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    Will Elder and Harvey Kurtzman - Mad #265 "Garbage Pail Adults" Original Art and Card Set (EC, 1986). After many years away, the writer/artist team of Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder returned to the magazine that originally made them famous - Mad! For the September, 1986 issue, they created a dead-on spoof on the then-popular "Garbage Pail Kids" series of cards with a set featuring an adult version of this wacky satire. The result was classic Mad genius, poking fun at such prime targets as Prince, Yassar Arafat, Jesse Helms, George Steinbrenner, and more. This lot consists of nine original illustrations, each done in gouache on bristol measuring 4" x 5.5". Also included is an "unofficial" rare complete set of the printed trading cards, plus a copy of the magazine. All items are in Excellent condition with the exception of one card, which shows a small stain in the outside boarder.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2006
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
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