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    Wally Wood MAD #27 Near Complete 7-Page Feature "How To Be Smart" Original Art Group of 13 Pieces (EC, 1956). From the Education Dept.: Wally Wood was allowed to cut loose with some great parody and gag panels in this feature, which include some images of Alfred E. Neuman! MAD had only been magazine sized for four issues at this point. However; anytime the Usual Gang of Idiots at MAD tell you how to be smart, it should really be from the "Grain of Salt Dept." instead. Included here are 13 art elements used to create this seven-page feature that ran on pages 9-15. Only two art pieces are missing (one from Page 10, one from Page 13). The art pieces are created in ink and Zipatone over graphite on Duotone board sections of various sizes. The smallest is 8" x 4", and the largest is 17.5" x 9". One section has a stripped-in piece of original art glued in from the reverse side of the board. Overall, in Very Good condition. Online at you can see photocopies of the final printed pages to show how these images fit together in the feature.

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