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    Gilbert Shelton Rip Off Comix #11 Splash Page 13 Original Art (Rip Off Press, 1982). Doctor Wildebeest (or is that Frank Zappa?) is put on the spot, on this faux cover splash page by Gilbert Shelton. We assume Shelton had intended to use this as the actual cover, before creating the "Freak Brothers Around the World" art that was eventually used, and then moved this to the inside. At any rate, it's a cool piece, with the added attraction of a couple of funny doodles in the lower portion of the board. Ink, graphite, and white out on Bristol, with an approximate image area of 13.5" x 21.5", including the doodles. In Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2013
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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