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    John Thompson Tales from the Sphinx #2 Splash Page Original Art (Kitchen Sink Press, 1972). Influenced by the detail-conscious pulp-fiction illustrator Virgil Finlay, Thompson brought a classically attuned sensibility to the Underground Comix scene. This splendidly filigreed pen drawing achieves on plain paper what Finlay would have done in clay-coated, textured scratchboard. The book also is registered under the title of Sphinx Comics. Ink over graphite on one-ply rag paper. Image area, 11.5" x 14.5". Moderate toning. Light staining at corners. One wrinkled corner. Horizontal crease at midpoint. Very Good condition. From the Eric Sack Collection.

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