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Frank Stack Original Art: Sweet Pooch from Dorman's Doggie (1979)

Frank Stack Original Art: Sweet Pooch from  Dorman's Doggie (1979)
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    FRANK STACK (1937-) a.k.a. Foolbert Sturgeon • Original comic book art
    “Sweet Pooch” from Dorman’s Doggie” (1979)

    Dorman’s Doggie, in our humble opinion, is one of the funniest comic books ever. Anyone who has owned or seen a friend’s neurotic small dog will deeply relate to the autobiographical D.D. stories that ran in this and other Rip Off Press comics, later collected by Kitchen Sink Press (this is page 52 in that collection). Among the poor poodle’s unsavory characteristics is his over-the-top bad breath. These are the kind of comics you laugh out loud at because you’ve been there.

    Medium/Size/Condition: Pen and ink on heavy Crescent illustration board measuring 15 inches wide x 10 inches high. Top edge has some glue residue, partly covered by white tape, very little of which is in the image area. Otherwise excellent condition.

    Further reference:
    Most comix historians regard Frank Stack as the very first underground cartoonist (his earliest Jesus comics way pre-date R. Crumb or Gilbert Shelton). Additional Stack art is available.  Contact us for further details.  Additionally, Stack items (out of print books and postcards) can be found in Steve Krupp’s Curio Shoppe. Just type Frank Stack in our search bar.

    Provenance: Frank Stack is exclusively represented by the Denis Kitchen Art Agency, an affiliate of Steve Krupp’s Curio Shoppe and Gallery. This drawing is warranted to be an authentic original created by Frank Stack. Note: Image is © Frank Stack. Reproduction for commercial purposes requires permission.

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