[Original artwork, magic] Original artwork for the Comic Strip "Basil the Baffling" published in the June 1995 issue of M-U-M. Alan R. Wassilak.
[Original artwork, magic] Original artwork for the Comic Strip "Basil the Baffling" published in the June 1995 issue of M-U-M
[Original artwork, magic] Original artwork for the Comic Strip "Basil the Baffling" published in the June 1995 issue of M-U-M

[Original artwork, magic] Original artwork for the Comic Strip "Basil the Baffling" published in the June 1995 issue of M-U-M

Alan R. Wassilak. [Alan R. Wassilak] June 1995. First Edition. 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches. Pen and ink on paper with some (appropriately!) blue ink dampstaining at the bottom (probably not original to the strip). Minor loss to the border lower left bottom edge. On the rear is an inked notation signed by Wassilak noting that this was published in the June 1995 issue of M-U-M. Good. [28739]


This is a piece of original art from the June 1995 issue, featuring the Harvard bridge (with MIT in the background).

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