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This Original First Printing comic book just emerged from a recently unearthed and long held collection of Texas material, owned by a long time resident and participant of the Austin music scene!


The Armadilla #1 comic features cover art and designs inside by noted Austin artist, Jim Franklin. Franklin was an amazing concert poster artist for the Vulcan Gas Company and the Armadillo World Headquarters. 


This comic book includes articles about the AWHQ’s staff & family, and additional artwork by Kerry Awn - frontman for the venue’s early house band, the Uranium Savages. There are also several interesting articles about how to stalk and capture a real live Armadillo! This is issue #1 and was only printed once. 100% Original with no restoration!


Comic – Armadilla #1

Grade – PAE Excellent 79

Artists - Jim Franklin, Kerry Awn

City – Austin, TX

Date – 1974

Dimensions – 7 1/4 x 10 3/4”

Printing – Original First Printing

Condition Details – 100% Original with no restoration. Toning, wear, tiny bit of paper loss on cover. View the detailed high res photo of this lot. Click on the thumbnail photo, to see an enlarged photo. Click a second time on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the enlarged photo. A super high res image with every millimeter will now be clearly displayed. For a personalized eyewitness examination call 410-464-6180, 11:00 am to 6:00pm eastern.


*****This Comic Book is available for inspection at our gallery, by appointment. *****


*A 20% Buyers Premium will be added to the final hammer price of this lot.*

1974–Jim Franklin-Armadilla #1 Original Comic Book-FIRST AND ONLY PRINTING! PAE Graded Excellent “79”
1974–Jim Franklin-Armadilla #1 Original Comic Book-FIRST AND ONLY PRINTING! PAE Graded Excellent “79”
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Final prices include buyers premium.: $60
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Thursday, July 18, 2019.
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