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    Marc Hempel The 4-Fisted Misadventures of Tug & Buster #1 Original Art Splash Page (Image Comics, 1998). Not just a splash page, but a full-fledged SPLOOSH!!!!! page -- note the sound-effect burst at lower right. Big hairy guy Tug takes a flying leap, head-first, into a busted waterbed while a companion looks on in disgust. Easy to see why Hempel has described Tug as "a cross between Elvis Presley and Frankenstein." Splendid slapstick composition, with some of the most frenzied pen-squiggle circular crosshatching ever committed to paper. Signed (lower center) in 2000. Ink over graphite on bright white Bristol board. Image area, 10.5" x 16". Excellent condition.

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    27th Sunday
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