"Basketball Superstars Comic Illustration; Paperback Cover"   Lot no. 2926

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By Jack Davis (1926-2016)

1991 (Estimated)
15.50" x 18.00"
Ink and Watercolor over Graphite on Board
Signed Lower Right

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This illustration was made as a paperback cover for "The Basketball Hall of Shame" by Bruce Nash and Allan Zullo. The book was published in 1991, and lists some of the worst and wildest fouls, tricks, defeats, officiating, and stunts in basketball history. Longtime MAD artist Davis illustrates some of the best players of the 1990s in this amazing basketball drawing, including Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, James Worthy, Magic Johnson, and Isiah Thomas, plus coach Bobby Knight and superfan Jack Nicholson. The art is in ink and watercolor over graphite on board, with an approximate image area of 13" x 13", framed with glass for an overall size of 15.5" x 18"

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