|Winning Bid:||$1,518.00 (includes 15% Buyer's Premium)|
|Bidding Ended:||July 19, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT|
Auction #206 - Part II
Item numbers 1279 through 2976 in auction 206.
Page two from issue # 7Oct.-Nov. 1951 story “Phonies.” 15x22” thin art board has 13x18” India ink image area with seven panels. Storyline has safe cracker reading about wealthy man being away. He goes to the home late at night, cuts the power, and breaks into the house. As he’s looking for the safe he’s confronted by someone in the darkness. Blank margins have editorial notes, bottom edge has comic book title ink stamp, reverse side has publisher William M. Gaines copyright ink stamp. Art image area is clean and Exc. Wonderful use of light and shadow by Jack Davis, one of the most successful commercial artists in history and long time “Mad” contributor. (K - $1000 to $2000)