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Frank Stack Original Art: Unpublished Superman

Frank Stack Original Art: Unpublished Superman
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    FRANK STACK (1937-) a.k.a. Foolbert Sturgeon • Original comic book art
    “Hilarious Unpublished Souperman” (Early 1969?)

    Frank Stack in top form is one of the funniest cartoonists on the planet, and here he’s in top form. Souperman lands in the middle of a guns blazing fight between anarchist-pinko-hippies and fascist-pig-cops. Each side expects the pure at heart hero to side with them, but he wants no part of this tussle. Forty years later America remains more polarized than ever and neither Souperman nor Superman is on hand to resolve things. Unpublished, but probably intended for The New Adventures of Jesus (Rip Off, 1969). Very hard to find such vintage underground pages.

    Medium/Size/Condition: Pen and ink on light Bristol board measuring 9 inches wide x 11.75 inches high. The art is drawn very close to the spiral bound sketchbook top edge. A couple spots with white-out, 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.