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    Richard A. Williams MAD #507 "MAD 20 Dumbest 2010" BP Oil Spill Splash Page Original Art (DC/Warner, 2011). This painting was a send-up of the 2010 BP Oil Spill in true MAD Magazine style. It was one of the top 20 "Dumbest" things from 2010. The parody is a mash-up of the disaster and the movie "Creature from the Black Lagoon." R. A. Williams is the painter. The painting is titled "The BP Oil Spill: Stupid Petrol Tricks," but the movie-reference joke on the page was "The Creators of the Black Lagoon." The work is appropriately enough done in oil on illustration board with an image area of 24" x 31". There is a small amount of corner damage to the bottom corners, otherwise in Excellent condition.

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