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Lot 1101: 8Pcs Risque VINTAGE TIJUANA BIBLES Erotic Comic Books Clark Gabel Dorothy Lamour The Shiek Polly Dumb Dora Alley Oop Mac And Tillie Dan Dunn Skippy Has A Dream Lesbian Erotica Humor
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Details: This lot consists of the vintage Tijuana bibles shown in the corresponding images.
Among the titles in this lot are "Dan Dunn," which features a number of lesbian scenes; "Alley Oop"; "Dumb Dora"; and "Clark Gabel in 'The Shiek.'"
Tijuana bibles (also known as eight-pagers, Tillie-and-Mac books, Jiggs-and-Maggie books, jo-jo books, bluesies, gray-backs, and two-by-fours) were palm-sized pornographic comic books produced in the United States from the 1920s to the early 1960s. Their popularity peaked during the Great Depression era. Most Tijuana bibles were obscene parodies of popular newspaper comic strips of the day. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
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Condition / Notes: These pieces, each measuring approximately 4 1/4" x 3", may display some age/wear indications, including age toning and edge wear. The "Clark Gabel" title is lacking a rear cover; the front cover is detached.
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