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b. 1919 - d. 1998

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        • BILL WARD "How Clever Of You . . . "
          Dec. 14, 2023

          BILL WARD "How Clever Of You . . . "

          Est: $800 - $1,200

          BILL WARD "How Clever Of You . . . " One-panel cartoon illustration, possibly for Humorama magazine, c. 1960. Pen, ink and watercolor on paper. 267x191 mm; 10 1/2x7 1/2 inches. Matted and framed to 16 1/2x13 1/4 inches. Caption reads: "How clever of you to realize that my father wouldn't worry about me as long as he can hear you playing the piano."

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • BILL WARD "Girl in the Mirror."
          Dec. 14, 2023

          BILL WARD "Girl in the Mirror."

          Est: $1,500 - $2,500

          BILL WARD "Girl in the Mirror." Cartoon possibly published in Humorama magazine, c. 1963. Pen, ink and watercolor on paper. 267x203 mm;10 1/2x8 inches. Caption reads "Yeah - it's too tight in back too. I guess that means you'll take it!" Signed "Ward" in lower right image.

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • Bill Hess Ward; Glamour Pin-up Cartoon
          Oct. 30, 2022

          Bill Hess Ward; Glamour Pin-up Cartoon

          Est: $200 - $300

          Bill Hess Ward (NY, NJ 1919 - 1998); Pin-Up Cartoon in ink on heavy paper of Glamour Secretary in skin-tight dress with Boss as Angry Wife shows up, signed "Ward" and captioned in pencil, "Er-a - Miss Birch - Read that back to me please," circa 1970. Stamped to verso "Timely Features Inc / NYC - PAID". Height of art 10 3/4 inches (27.3 cm.) X width of art 7 1/2 inches (19 cm.).

          Eddie's Auction
        • BILL WARD (1919-1998) "Flossie-be careful not to fan the guy in the first row-he's aft to burst into flames!" [CARTOON / PIN-UP]
          Dec. 16, 2021

          BILL WARD (1919-1998) "Flossie-be careful not to fan the guy in the first row-he's aft to burst into flames!" [CARTOON / PIN-UP]

          Est: $700 - $1,000

          BILL WARD (1919-1998) "Flossie-be careful not to fan the guy in the first row-he's aft to burst into flames!" Cartoon published in Gaze magazine, 1960, with Humorama stamp on verso. Graphite, crayon, and gouache on paper. 575x428 mm; 23x17 inches. Signed "Ward" in center lower image. Captioned in ink along bottom edge of 24 1/2x17-inch mount against which it is resting, but not adhered. Provenance: Bess Cutler Gallery; Private collection, New York.

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • BILL WARD (1919-1998) "Cracked Interviews the Insurance King." [CARTOON / PIN-UP]
          Dec. 16, 2021

          BILL WARD (1919-1998) "Cracked Interviews the Insurance King." [CARTOON / PIN-UP]

          Est: $1,000 - $1,500

          BILL WARD (1919-1998) "Cracked Interviews the Insurance King." Illustration for page 45 of Cracked magazine, issue no. 146, published November, 1977. Mixed media, including ink and wash heightened in white, with charcoal, pencil, and zip-a-tone on thin paper. 440x335 mm; 17 1/4x13 1/4 inches, on 18 1/4x14-inch sheet. Signed "Ward" in lower left image. Cornered to board with matte; framed.

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • BILL WARD (1919-1998) "Golly, Mr. Gotrocks, you were right! A picture of Ben Franklin is worth a thousand words!" [CARTOON / PIN-UP]
          Dec. 16, 2021

          BILL WARD (1919-1998) "Golly, Mr. Gotrocks, you were right! A picture of Ben Franklin is worth a thousand words!" [CARTOON / PIN-UP]

          Est: $700 - $1,000

          BILL WARD (1919-1998) "Golly, Mr. Gotrocks, you were right! A picture of Ben Franklin is worth a thousand words!" Cartoon published in Fun House Comedy magazine, July 1967, with Humorama stamp on verso. Graphite, crayon, and gouache on paper. 598x428 mm; 23 1/2x17 inches. Signed "Ward" in left lower image. Captioned in ink along bottom edge of 24 1/2x17-inch mount on which it is loosely cellotaped. Provenance: Bess Cutler Gallery; Private collection, New York.

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward
          Jun. 08, 2021

          A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

          Est: $1,000 - $1,500

          A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward Gouache and graphite on illustration paper, signed ('Ward') in the lower right corner, framed. Overall: 17.25 x 21.25 in.; within mat: 14 x 17.5 in. For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

          Bonhams
        • A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward
          Jun. 08, 2021

          A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

          Est: $1,000 - $1,500

          A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward Gouache and graphite on illustration paper, signed ('Ward') in the lower left corner, framed. Overall: 17.25 x 21.25 in.; within mat: 14 x 17.5 in. For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

          Bonhams
        • A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward
          Jun. 08, 2021

          A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

          Est: $1,000 - $1,500

          A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward Gouache and graphite on illustration paper, signed ('Ward') in the lower right corner, framed. Overall: 17.25 x 21.25 in.; within mat: 14 x 17.5 in. For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

          Bonhams
        • A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward
          Jun. 08, 2021

          A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

          Est: $1,000 - $1,500

          A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward Gouache and graphite on illustration paper, signed ('Ward') in the lower left corner, framed. Overall: 17.25 x 21.25 in.; within mat: 14 x 17.5 in. For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

          Bonhams
        • BILL WARD
          May. 23, 2021

          BILL WARD

          Est: $100 - $200

          "Drinks and Conversation"; c. 1960; Pastel on Board; 11.5" x 13.5"; Signed Lower Right; Framed; Inscribed on verso: "To Jay and Ronna, Good Friends, Bill Ward"

          James Cox Gallery
        • Bill Ward, "Corporal" Original Pencil Drawing, Hand Signed with Letter of Authenticity.
          Mar. 12, 2021

          Bill Ward, "Corporal" Original Pencil Drawing, Hand Signed with Letter of Authenticity.

          Est: $1,500 - $3,000

          Bill Ward "Corporal" is an original pencil drawing on paper hand signed by the artist. This piece comes framed. Includes Letter of Authenticity. Measures approx. 21.5" x 27.5" (border), 16.5" x 23" (image). ** Please note: there is some wear on the frame. **

          New Ideas Auctions
        • Bill Ward, "Corporal" Original Pencil Drawing, Hand Signed with Letter of Authenticity.
          Feb. 25, 2021

          Bill Ward, "Corporal" Original Pencil Drawing, Hand Signed with Letter of Authenticity.

          Est: $1,500 - $3,000

          Bill Ward "Corporal" is an original pencil drawing on paper hand signed by the artist. This piece comes framed. Includes Letter of Authenticity. Measures approx. 21.5" x 27.5" (border), 16.5" x 23" (image). ** Please note: there is some wear on the frame. **

          New Ideas Auctions
        • Bill H. Ward (American, 1919-1998); original black ink and watercolor illustration for "Blackhawk" 1943-1952, depicts a pilot mid-fl...
          Feb. 22, 2021

          Bill H. Ward (American, 1919-1998); original black ink and watercolor illustration for "Blackhawk" 1943-1952, depicts a pilot mid-fl...

          Est: $100 - $200

          Bill H. Ward (American, 1919-1998); original black ink and watercolor illustration for "Blackhawk" 1943-1952, depicts a pilot mid-flight accompanied by "Chop-Chop", the team cook, wielding a butcher knife, signed within the image lower left, signed and titled beneath image lower right, wear consistent with age, ss: 19" h. x 12 3/4" w.

          Winter Associates, Inc.
        • Bill Ward; original black ink DC Comics story page for Starman; seven illustrations on one sheet, 16 ½" h. x 11 ½" w.
          Feb. 22, 2021

          Bill Ward; original black ink DC Comics story page for Starman; seven illustrations on one sheet, 16 ½" h. x 11 ½" w.

          Est: $150 - $300

          Bill H. Ward (American, 1919-1998); original black ink DC Comics story page for "Starman"; seven illustrations on one sheet, depicting a disgruntled man named William reuniting with his father who is in the hospital, wear consistent with age and use, including slight toning around edges, etc., unframed, ss: 16 1/2" h. x 11 1/2" w.

          Winter Associates, Inc.
        • Bill Ward (1919-1998), Playboy
          Jul. 16, 2020

          Bill Ward (1919-1998), Playboy

          Est: €700 - €1,200

          Tavola originale primi anni ’70. Matita, china e guazzo su carta. Cm 48x35,5. Rimontata con nastro carta su supporto in cartoncino. Buono stato., Cartoonist americano specializzato in pin up e creatore del personaggio pepato di Torchy. Attivo sin dal 1953 raggiunge la piena maturità e il successo negli anni ’60 con le storie sexy umoristiche di Adventures of Pussycat. Il suo stile elegante e grottesco ad un tempo lo avvicina all’universo Underground per il quale disegnerà la pornografica Stella Starter. Le sue opere sono state pubblicate sulle riviste per soli uomini, “Juggs”, “Leg Show” e “Screw”. Prolifica la sua attività come copertinista e illustratore per diverse serie di paperback a carattere soft e hard core.

          Cambi Casa d'Aste
        • Bill Ward, Gawkers, Conte Crayon and Watercolor Painting
          May. 10, 2020

          Bill Ward, Gawkers, Conte Crayon and Watercolor Painting

          Est: $3,000 - $3,500

          Artist: Bill Ward, American (1919 - 1998) Title: Gawkers Year: circa 1981 Medium: Conte Crayon and Watercolor on Paper, signed l.r. Size: 23 in. x 17 in. (58.42 cm x 43.18 cm) Frame Size: 32.5 x 27 inches

          RoGallery
        • Bill Ward, Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting
          Nov. 19, 2019

          Bill Ward, Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

          Est: $2,500 - $3,500

          Artist: Bill Ward, American (1919 - 1998) Title: Gawkers Year: circa 1981 Medium: Graphite and Watercolor on Paper, signed l.r. Size: 23 in. x 17 in. (58.42 cm x 43.18 cm) Frame Size: 32.5 x 27 inches

          RoGallery
        • Bill Ward Signed Ephemera Collection
          Sep. 22, 2019

          Bill Ward Signed Ephemera Collection

          Est: $300 - $500

          A collection of items signed by or related to American erotic artist Bill Ward (1919-1998) including: 1) "The Fantastic Girl's of Bill Ward Portfolio" published by the Little Nemo Shop & Gallery in Forest Hills. It consists of six halftone prints of Ward's work in a printed envelope. This copy signed in green ink by the artist on the envelope and again in pencil on one of the prints. 2) eight loose prints from this portfolio, including one signed by the artist. 3) A cover slick for Overstreet's Comic Book Price Guide No 8, with front panel art by Bill Ward, showing his Torchy character along with a number of female superheroes, including Wonder Woman and Catgirl; signed by the artist in the lower margin. 4) a "Comp for two" ticket for an appearance by Ward at the Danceteria in New York, signed by the artist. 5) The Origin of Bill Ward's Torchy", a sheet of five panels of Torchy cartoons from 1943; signed by Ward and dated 1989. 6) a print on thin paper of a nude woman leaning on a table, signed lower right by the artist. From the collection of Albert J Raman. Size: portfolio is 14" X 18"

          Barry S. Slosberg Inc
        • Bill Ward Books
          Sep. 22, 2019

          Bill Ward Books

          Est: $40 - $80

          [11 items] Bill Ward's Woman: A Sex to Sexty Special, SRI Publishing Co, 1970; WOW (World of Ward) #1, Allied American Artists, 1990; Bill Ward's Torchy, Innovation Books, Wheeling, 1992; Chun, Alex (ed), The Glamour Girls of Bill Ward, Fantagraphic Books, Seattle, 2003 (2 copies); Chun, Alex & Covey, Jacob, The Pin--Up art of Bill Ward: Fantagraphics, 2006; Kroll, Eric, The Wonderful World of Bill Ward: King of the Glamour Girls, Berlin, 2006; Buried Treasure, [no publisher], [nd] containing ""The Origins of Bill Ward's Torch US Army 1943, signed by Ward. Along with issues #1-5 of Torchy published by Innovation in 1992. Book on the work of erotic cartoonist Bill Ward. From the collection of Albert J Raman.

          Barry S. Slosberg Inc
        • Bill Ward Original Drawing "No Entry"
          Sep. 22, 2019

          Bill Ward Original Drawing "No Entry"

          Est: $200 - $400

          An original drawing by erotic artist Bill Ward (American 1919-1998) pf an amorous couple reclining against a sawhorse with a "No Entry" sign posted on it. The woman is pointing at the sign, indicating her intentions. Executed in pencil and black ink. Signed "ward" in the lower right. From the collection of Albert J Raman. Size: 11.5" X 14.75".

          Barry S. Slosberg Inc
        • Bill Ward Original Drawing #1
          Sep. 22, 2019

          Bill Ward Original Drawing #1

          Est: $800 - $1,200

          A fine, large framed drawing by erotic artist and cartoonist Bill Ward (American, 1919-1998), one of his "Phone Girls", showing a young women in her lingerie, on the telephone in her boudoir. She is seen in profile, but her back can be seen reflected in the mirror on her vanity. It's executed in pencil, ink conte crayon and white goauche on brown paper. Boldly signed "Ward" in the lower left. From the collection of Albert J Raman. Size: sight is 16.5" X 22", frame is 21.375" X 27".

          Barry S. Slosberg Inc
        • Bill Ward Original Drawing #2
          Sep. 22, 2019

          Bill Ward Original Drawing #2

          Est: $800 - $1,200

          A fine, large framed drawing by erotic artist and cartoonist Bill Ward (American, 1919-1998), one of his "Phone Girls", showing a young women in her lingerie, on the telephone in her boudoir. She is seen in profile, but her back can be seen reflected in the mirror on her vanity. It's executed in pencil, ink conte crayon and white goauche on brown paper. Boldly signed "Ward" in the lower left. From the collection of Albert J Raman. Size: sight is 16.5" X 22", frame is 21.375" X 27"".

          Barry S. Slosberg Inc
        • Bill Ward Original Drawing "A Shorter Trip"
          Sep. 22, 2019

          Bill Ward Original Drawing "A Shorter Trip"

          Est: $300 - $500

          A framed, original drawing by erotic artist/cartoonist Bill Ward. It shows a busty woman in a travel agent's office in the artist's signature style, executed in charcoal, conte crayon and white gouache on brown paper. The gag/caption is "Of course, if you were interested in a shorter trip - I would suggest hopping a cab to 217 East 75th St." Signed "Ward" lower left. Humorama stamp on reverse, conserved and framed by the Conservation Center, Philadelphia. From the collection of Albert J Raman. Size: sight is 16" X 22", frame is 24.25" X 30.125".

          Barry S. Slosberg Inc
        • Bill Ward
          Apr. 28, 2019

          Bill Ward

          Est: $100 - $150

          Portrait of John Ernst as a Bullfighter, c. 1990, Watercolor on Paper, 15" x 20", Unframed. Inscribed: to Pam from Bill Ward.

          James Cox Gallery
        • Wildfowler Pair of Special Order Goldeneye Duck Decoys, Old Saybrook, CT, Ward Style, Glass Eyes, Balsa Bodies, Original Paint w/light wear, a few shot marks, Drakes head has light damage, Puppy Chew, Hen has light paint flaking on head and bill, 14"L, Est. Market Determined
          Jan. 27, 2019

          Wildfowler Pair of Special Order Goldeneye Duck Decoys, Old Saybrook, CT, Ward Style, Glass Eyes, Balsa Bodies, Original Paint w/light wear, a few shot marks, Drakes head has light damage, Puppy Chew, Hen has light paint flaking on head and bill, 14"L, Est. Market Determined

          Est: -

          Wildfowler Pair of Special Order Goldeneye Duck Decoys, Old Saybrook, CT, Ward Style, Glass Eyes, Balsa Bodies, Original Paint w/light wear, a few shot marks, Drakes head has light damage, Puppy Chew, Hen has light paint flaking on head and bill, 14"L, Est. Market Determined

          Auctioneers, Inc.
        • Bill Ward, Untitled - Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting
          May. 28, 2015

          Bill Ward, Untitled - Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

          Est: $2,500 - $3,500

          Artist: Bill Ward, American (1919 - 1998) Title: Untitled - Gawkers Year: circa 1981 Medium: Graphite and Watercolor on Paper, signed l.r. Size: 23 in. x 17 in. (58.42 cm x 43.18 cm) Frame Size: 32.5 x 27 inches

          RoGallery
        • Signed Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- From the ''Sex to Sexty'' Series
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Signed Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- From the ''Sex to Sexty'' Series

          Est: $250 - $375

          Signed illustration drawn by comic book artist Bill Ward for the ''Sex to Sexty'' comic book series. Illustration comically depicts a kindly man lying in bed reading as a shapely woman applies lipstick. On the bottom contains a typed caption ''And then again maybe I'm not pregnant...maybe that mailman was telling the truth about his vasectomy''. The same caption is also written to verso as is the phrase ''Goose (great gal and gag - inside cover?)''. Ward signs the drawing to bottom right. Measures 11'' x 13.25''. Slight creasing, else near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Excellent Vintage ''Good Girl'' Art
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Excellent Vintage ''Good Girl'' Art

          Est: $250 - $375

          Rare signed comic illustration by Bill Ward, the artist behind cartoon siren Torchy. Single-panel comic depicts a voluptuous lingerie-clad woman in a compromising position with a man, both of whom are shocked when a little boy bursts through the cupboard door of the bedside table. Typed at the top edge is the caption of the little boy's dialogue, ''Man! That was the best 'Hide & Go Seek' place I ever picked!'' Signed on the lower right by Ward. This cartoon appeared in the comic book series ''Sex to Sexty'' in the late 1960's. Ink drawing measures 11'' x 9.75''. Mounted to an overall size of 12'' x 10''. Ink notation to upper right, else near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Excellent Vintage ''Good Girl'' Art
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Excellent Vintage ''Good Girl'' Art

          Est: $250 - $375

          Rare signed comic illustration by Bill Ward, the artist behind cartoon siren Torchy. Single-panel ''Good Girl'' comic depicts a voluptuous woman being partially undressed by her male companion. She wears a deer-in-the-headlights expression. Typed at the top edge is the caption of the man's dialogue, ''How are you on remembering to take the Pill?'' Signed on the lower right by Ward. This cartoon appeared in the comic book series ''Sex to Sexty'' in the late 1960's. Ink drawing measures 9'' x 10.75''. Ink notation from publication to lower right and pencil notation of the caption's text to verso. Near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Excellent Vintage ''Good Girl Art''
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Excellent Vintage ''Good Girl Art''

          Est: $250 - $375

          Rare signed comic illustration by Bill Ward, the artist behind cartoon siren Torchy Todd. Single-panel ''Good Girl Art'' comic depicts a voluptuous woman standing before a full-length mirror. She holds a hand-mirror to look at herself while an excited man looks on. Signed by Ward on the lower left corner. Comic is mounted to paperboard with the typed caption. This cartoon appeared in the cartoon book series ''Sex to Sexty'' in the late 1960's. Ink drawing measures 8.5'' by 11''. Mounted to an overall size of 10'' x 14''. Some white out and editing marks, otherwise near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Vintage ''Good Girl Art''
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Vintage ''Good Girl Art''

          Est: $250 - $375

          Rare signed comic illustration by Bill Ward, the artist behind cartoon siren Torchy Todd. Single-panel ''Good Girl Art'' comic depicts a voluptuous, scantily-clad woman seated in front of a television. Her male companion reads a newspaper and chews on a pipe. Typed caption at the bottom reads, ''I hate these toilet paper ads. Why can't they talk about something everybody really uses?''. Signed at the lower left by Ward. This cartoon appeared in the cartoon book series ''Sex to Sexty'' in the late 1960's. Ink drawing measures 8.25'' x 7.5''. Some editing marks and Ward's notation of the gag line to verso. Irregularly trimmed right edge, else near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Bill Ward Hand Drawn Pin-up Art -- Large Charcoal or Conte Crayon Drawing Measures 18'' x 19''
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Bill Ward Hand Drawn Pin-up Art -- Large Charcoal or Conte Crayon Drawing Measures 18'' x 19''

          Est: $1,250 - $1,875

          Pin-up drawing by Bill Ward, the creator of cartoon bombshell Torchy Todd. Here, Ward's mastery of the Good Girl Art genre is showcased in charcoal or conte crayon on paper. Scene depicts a beautiful woman with an exaggerated hourglass figure being presented with a pearl necklace by an older gentleman, who wears an eager expression. Drawing measures 18'' x 19''. Toning and some small tears around the edges of fragile sheet, else near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Comic Book Artist Bill Ward Signed Drawing -- Measures 13'' x 18.5'' -- Illustration Appeared on the Rear Cover of ''Popular Jokes'' Magazine in 1981
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Comic Book Artist Bill Ward Signed Drawing -- Measures 13'' x 18.5'' -- Illustration Appeared on the Rear Cover of ''Popular Jokes'' Magazine in 1981

          Est: $1,250 - $1,875

          Conte crayon illustration drawn and signed by ''good girl'' comic book artist Bill Ward. Art appears on the rear cover of the February 1981 edition of ''Popular Jokes'' magazine. The illustration depicts a voluptuous lingerie-clad woman in bed with a shirtless man. Art is mounted to paperboard bearing the caption, ''How time flies! Yesterday I was wondering how to make your acquaintance. Today, you feel as I had known you forever!'' Surrounding the caption are variations the artist decided against. Lot includes the issue of ''Popular Jokes'' in which the illustration ran. Illustration measures 13'' x 18.5''. Mounted to mat to an overall size of 14'' x 20''. The publishing company ''Timely Features'' is stamped to verso. Red pencil notations to verso and toning, overall very good

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • ''Good Girl Art'' Cartoonist Bill Ward Original Signed Illustration -- Portraying His Signature Risque Style
          Sep. 25, 2014

          ''Good Girl Art'' Cartoonist Bill Ward Original Signed Illustration -- Portraying His Signature Risque Style

          Est: $1,250 - $1,875

          Bill Ward original pencil and ink illustration signed. This pin-up girl illustration depicts a dentist leering over a glamorous bombshell seated in his dentist's chair. Signed ''Ward'' at bottom center, illustration measures 8.5'' x 11''. Backboard notes various measurements, as illustration presumably ran in a newspaper or magazine. Illustration has become detached from the 9.5'' x 11.5'' backboard with tape residue to corners. Very good plus.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Signed Illustration Hand Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Excellent ''Good Girl'' Art
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Signed Illustration Hand Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Excellent ''Good Girl'' Art

          Est: $1,250 - $1,875

          Conte crayon illustration drawn and signed by comic book artist Bill Ward for the September 1970 edition of the ''Zip'' comic book series. The illustration depicts a man leering at a shapely woman as they look out on a cityscape. Written near the bottom is the caption ''I agree with you completely Miss the view is absolutely...unbelievably fantastic!'' Included with the drawing is an original copy of the issue of ''Zip'' in which the illustration ran. Known as the founder of the ''Torchy Todd'' series, Ward specialized in risque drawings. Illustration measures 13'' x 18'', taped to a cardboard backboard measuring 14'' x 19.75''. The publishing company ''Timely Features'' is stamped to verso. Toning, very good.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Signed Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Illustration Appeared as Back Cover Image of November 1980 Edition of ''Funhouse Magazine''
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Signed Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Illustration Appeared as Back Cover Image of November 1980 Edition of ''Funhouse Magazine''

          Est: $1,250 - $1,875

          Conte crayon illustration drawn and signed by comic book artist Bill Ward, used as the back cover for the November 1980 edition of ''Funhouse'' magazine. Illustration depicts an eager man helping a shapely woman try on garter belts. Visibly written in pen on a cardboard backing is the caption ''We're getting close but I still don't see what I want''. Included with the drawing is an original copy of the issue of ''Funhouse'' in which the illustration ran. Also included is a color trading card featuring a copy of the image as well as a brief biography of Ward. Illustration measures 11.75'' x 16.5'', taped to a cardboard backboard measuring 12.5'' x 18''. The publishing company ''Timely Features'' is stamped to verso. Near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Signed Pencil and Ink Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Originally Drawn for the ''Sextra Laughs'' Comic Series
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Signed Pencil and Ink Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Originally Drawn for the ''Sextra Laughs'' Comic Series

          Est: $1,250 - $1,875

          Black and white pencil and ink illustration drawn by comic book artist Bill Ward for the ''Sextra Laughs'' comic book series. The illustration depicts a Fuller brush salesman greeting a shapely woman, comically introducing himself as the ''Fuller bust man''. Ward's signature appears at bottom right. Known as the founder of the ''Torchy Todd'' series, Ward specialized in risque drawings of women who were usually confronted by male onlookers. Illustration measures 8.25'' x 11.25'', taped to a cardboard backboard measuring 9.75'' x 11.5''. Slight creasing to bottom right corner, else near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Original Pencil and Ink Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Signed by Ward
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Original Pencil and Ink Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Signed by Ward

          Est: $1,250 - $1,875

          Black and white illustration drawn by comic book artist Bill Ward. Illustration comically depicts a group tour at a TV station, possibly looking at something they shouldn't be. Known as the founder of the ''Torchy Todd'' series, Ward specialized in risque drawings. Signed here by Ward at lower left. Affixed onto a cardboard backboard, illustration measures 9.5'' x 11.25''. Toning and slight creasing to bottom right, else near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Original Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Signed by Ward
          Sep. 25, 2014

          Original Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Signed by Ward

          Est: $1,250 - $1,875

          Illustration drawn by comic book artist Bill Ward. The illustration comically depicts a shapely woman holding a dog as a man looks on, and is signed near the bottom. Ward was well known as the founder of the ''Torchy Todd'' series, and specialized in sexually farcical drawings. 8.5'' x 11'' illustration on drawing paper is attached to a 10.5'' x 13'' piece of white cardboard. Uniform toning, otherwise near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • Bill Ward, Oh Doctor!, Graphite and Watercolor Painting
          Aug. 20, 2014

          Bill Ward, Oh Doctor!, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

          Est: $3,500 - $4,500

          Artist: Bill Ward, American (1919 - 1998) || Title: Oh Doctor! Do you think both will have to come out? || Year: 1981 || Medium: Graphite and Watercolor on Paper, signed l.r. || Size: 18 in. x 13 in. (45.72 cm x 33.02 cm) || Frame Size: 24.5 x 18 inches

          RoGallery
        • Bill WARD (1919-1998) "Have you had any trouble with a peeping Tom in this neighborhood Lady?", circa 1960
          Jan. 31, 2014

          Bill WARD (1919-1998) "Have you had any trouble with a peeping Tom in this neighborhood Lady?", circa 1960

          Est: €200 - €300

          Bill WARD (1919-1998) "Have you had any trouble with a peeping Tom in this neighborhood Lady?", circa 1960 Fusain et réhauts de gouache sur papier monté sur carton signé en bas à droite 62 x 40,5 cm

          Piasa
        • Bill WARD (1919-1998) "And best of all folks, right here, you'll find the most beautiful front porch backyard"
          Jan. 31, 2014

          Bill WARD (1919-1998) "And best of all folks, right here, you'll find the most beautiful front porch backyard"

          Est: €200 - €300

          Bill WARD (1919-1998) "And best of all folks, right here, you'll find the most beautiful front porch backyard" Crayon de couleurs, fusain et aquarelle sur papier signé en bas à droite 47 x 33 cm

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        • Bill Ward, Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting
          Jan. 29, 2014

          Bill Ward, Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

          Est: $2,500 - $3,500

          Artist: Bill Ward, American (1919 - 1998) || Title: Untitled - Gawkers || Year: circa 1981 || Medium: Graphite and Watercolor on Paper, signed l.r. || Size: 23 in. x 17 in. (58.42 cm x 43.18 cm)

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        • BILL WARD. Support Woman's Lib.
          Jan. 23, 2014

          BILL WARD. Support Woman's Lib.

          Est: $800 - $1,200

          BILL WARD. Support Woman's Lib. Charcoal and wash cartoon on paper. 559x356 mm; 22x14 inches. Signed, bottom center. Taped to illustration board and framed. Beneath the drawing are two versions of possible captions. The final version, in ink, reads "Sure I'm in favor of women's liberation - why shouldn't a gal express her natural aggressive tendencies."

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        • Bill Ward, Untitled - Showgirl, Graphite and Watercolor Painting
          Apr. 04, 2013

          Bill Ward, Untitled - Showgirl, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

          Est: $2,000 - $3,000

          Artist: Bill Ward, American (1919 - 1998) | Title: Untitled - Showgirl | Year: circa 1981 | Medium: Graphite and Watercolor on Paper, signed l.r. | Size: 23 in. x 17 in. (58.42 cm x 43.18 cm)

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        • Bill Ward, Showgirl, Graphite and Watercolor
          May. 05, 2012

          Bill Ward, Showgirl, Graphite and Watercolor

          Est: $2,500 - $3,500

          Artist: Bill Ward, American (1919 - 1998) | Title: Untitled - Showgirl | Year: circa 1981 | Medium: Graphite and Watercolor on Paper, signed l.r. | Size: 23 in. x 17 in. (58.42 cm x 43.18 cm)

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        • Bill Ward, Oh Doctor!, Graphite and Watercolor
          May. 05, 2012

          Bill Ward, Oh Doctor!, Graphite and Watercolor

          Est: $2,500 - $3,500

          Artist: Bill Ward, American (1919 - 1998) | Title: Oh Doctor! Do you think both will have to come out? | Year: 1981 | Medium: Graphite and Watercolor on Paper, signed l.r. | Size: 18 in. x 13 in. (45.72 cm x 33.02 cm) | Frame Size: 24.5 x 18 inches

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