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1980 Mad Worry Book Original Cover Art
Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $805.00
Original Bob Clarke cover art (9 x 14.5 inches) for the Mad Worry Book, published in January 1980 by Warner Books. The gouache on board work is signed with Clarke's trademark "C" in the lower right corner. The black-and-white title and accompanying artwork by Clarke is on a mylar overlay. The second "R" in the stat paste-over title is missing, but could easily be replaced if desired. Hired in 1956, Bob Clarke first worked for Mad on issue #30, and appeared consistently thereafter. Classic paperback art from a significant, veteran Mad artist. Included with the painting is a copy of the published book on which it appeared. In Excellent condition. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $805.00
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