May 07, 2020 - Sale 2534

Sale 2534 - Lot 371

Price Realized: $ 625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(POLITICS.) Julian Bond's Ghetto Comic Book, This Week, New York Free Press. Poster, 22 x 17 inches; minor wear. New York: ISWIS, 1967

Additional Details

Julian Bond had been elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1965, but was not seated because of his opposition to the Vietnam War. While fighting to gain his seat, he authored "Vietnam: An Antiwar Comic Book" with artist T.G. Lewis. This poster advertises an appearance of the comic in a New York alternative weekly. No other examples traced.