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Bill Ward(1919-1998)
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A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

Lot 262: A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

Auction Date: Jun 08, 2021

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: 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.
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Bonhams

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A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

Lot 263: A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

Auction Date: Jun 08, 2021

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: 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.
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Bonhams

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A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

Lot 264: A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

Auction Date: Jun 08, 2021

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: 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.
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Bonhams

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A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

Lot 265: A Russ Meyer 'Bustoon' illustration by Bill Ward

Auction Date: Jun 08, 2021

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: 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.
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Bonhams

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BILL WARD

Lot 1: BILL WARD

Auction Date: May 23, 2021

Estimate: $100 - $200

Description: "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"...

Location: Willow, NY, US

Auction House: James Cox Gallery

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

Lot 158: Bill Ward, "Corporal" Original Pencil Drawing, Hand Signed with Letter of Authenticity.

Auction Date: Mar 12, 2021

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000

Description: 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. **...

Location: Brookings, OR, US

Auction House: New Ideas Auctions

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

Lot 158: Bill Ward, "Corporal" Original Pencil Drawing, Hand Signed with Letter of Authenticity.

Auction Date: Feb 25, 2021

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000

Description: 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. **...

Location: Brookings, OR, US

Auction House: New Ideas Auctions

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

Lot 240: Bill Ward; original black ink DC Comics story page for Starman; seven illustrations on one sheet, 16 ½" h. x 11 ½" w.

Auction Date: Feb 22, 2021

Estimate: $150 - $300

Description: 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....

Location: Plainville, CT, US

Auction House: Winter Associates, Inc.

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

Lot 244: Bill H. Ward (American, 1919-1998); original black ink and watercolor illustration for "Blackhawk" 1943-1952, depicts a pilot mid-fl...

Auction Date: Feb 22, 2021

Estimate: $100 - $200

Description: 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....

Location: Plainville, CT, US

Auction House: Winter Associates, Inc.

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Bill Ward (1919-1998), Playboy

Lot 330: Bill Ward (1919-1998), Playboy

Auction Date: Jul 16, 2020

Estimate: €700 - €1,200

Description: 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....

Location: Milan, IT

Auction House: Cambi Casa d'Aste

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Bill Ward, Gawkers, Conte Crayon and Watercolor Painting

Lot 105: Bill Ward, Gawkers, Conte Crayon and Watercolor Painting

Auction Date: May 10, 2020

Estimate: $3,000 - $3,500

Description: 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
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Location: Long Island City, NY, US

Auction House: RoGallery

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Bill Ward, Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

Lot 189: Bill Ward, Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

Auction Date: Nov 19, 2019

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: 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
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Location: Long Island City, NY, US

Auction House: RoGallery

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Bill Ward Original Drawing "A Shorter Trip"

Lot 4114: Bill Ward Original Drawing "A Shorter Trip"

Auction Date: Sep 22, 2019

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: 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"....

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Auction House: Barry S. Slosberg Inc

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Bill Ward Original Drawing "No Entry"

Lot 4120: Bill Ward Original Drawing "No Entry"

Auction Date: Sep 22, 2019

Estimate: $200 - $400

Description: 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"....

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Auction House: Barry S. Slosberg Inc

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Bill Ward Original Drawing #1

Lot 4118: Bill Ward Original Drawing #1

Auction Date: Sep 22, 2019

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Description: 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"....

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Auction House: Barry S. Slosberg Inc

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Bill Ward Books

Lot 4164: Bill Ward Books

Auction Date: Sep 22, 2019

Estimate: $40 - $80

Description: [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....

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Auction House: Barry S. Slosberg Inc

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Bill Ward Signed Ephemera Collection

Lot 4165: Bill Ward Signed Ephemera Collection

Auction Date: Sep 22, 2019

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: 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"...

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Auction House: Barry S. Slosberg Inc

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Bill Ward Original Drawing #2

Lot 4116: Bill Ward Original Drawing #2

Auction Date: Sep 22, 2019

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Description: 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""....

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Auction House: Barry S. Slosberg Inc

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Bill Ward

Lot 240: Bill Ward

Auction Date: Apr 28, 2019

Estimate: $100 - $150

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

Location: Willow, NY, US

Auction House: James Cox Gallery

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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

Lot 229: 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

Auction Date: Jan 27, 2019

Estimate: $0 - $0

Description: 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...

Location: Cadillac, MI, US

Auction House: Auctioneers, Inc.

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Bill Ward, Untitled - Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

Lot 336: Bill Ward, Untitled - Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

Auction Date: May 28, 2015

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: 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
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Location: Long Island City, NY, US

Auction House: RoGallery

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

Lot 554: Signed Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- From the ''Sex to Sexty'' Series

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $250 - $375

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 551: Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Excellent Vintage ''Good Girl Art''

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $250 - $375

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 550: Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Vintage ''Good Girl Art''

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $250 - $375

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 553: Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Excellent Vintage ''Good Girl'' Art

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $250 - $375

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 552: Comic Art by Bill Ward -- Excellent Vintage ''Good Girl'' Art

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $250 - $375

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 542: Original Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Signed by Ward

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $1,250 - $1,875

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 543: Original Pencil and Ink Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Signed by Ward

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $1,250 - $1,875

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 546: Signed Illustration Hand Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Excellent ''Good Girl'' Art

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $1,250 - $1,875

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 547: ''Good Girl Art'' Cartoonist Bill Ward Original Signed Illustration -- Portraying His Signature Risque Style

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $1,250 - $1,875

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 544: Signed Pencil and Ink Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Originally Drawn for the ''Sextra Laughs'' Comic Series

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $1,250 - $1,875

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 545: Signed Illustration Drawn by Comic Book Artist Bill Ward -- Illustration Appeared as Back Cover Image of November 1980 Edition of ''Funhouse Magazine''

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $1,250 - $1,875

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 548: Comic Book Artist Bill Ward Signed Drawing -- Measures 13'' x 18.5'' -- Illustration Appeared on the Rear Cover of ''Popular Jokes'' Magazine in 1981

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $1,250 - $1,875

Description: 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...

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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

Lot 549: Bill Ward Hand Drawn Pin-up Art -- Large Charcoal or Conte Crayon Drawing Measures 18'' x 19''

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2014

Estimate: $1,250 - $1,875

Description: 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....

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Nate D Sanders Auctions

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Bill Ward, Oh Doctor!, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

Lot 444: Bill Ward, Oh Doctor!, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

Auction Date: Aug 20, 2014

Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500

Description: 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...

Location: Long Island City, NY, US

Auction House: RoGallery

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

Lot 22: Bill WARD (1919-1998) "And best of all folks, right here, you'll find the most beautiful front porch backyard"

Auction Date: Jan 31, 2014

Estimate: €200 - €300

Description: 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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Location: Paris, FR

Auction House: Piasa

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

Lot 23: Bill WARD (1919-1998) "Have you had any trouble with a peeping Tom in this neighborhood Lady?", circa 1960

Auction Date: Jan 31, 2014

Estimate: €200 - €300

Description: 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
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Location: Paris, FR

Auction House: Piasa

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Bill Ward, Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

Lot 359: Bill Ward, Gawkers, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

Auction Date: Jan 29, 2014

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: 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) ...

Location: Long Island City, NY, US

Auction House: RoGallery

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BILL WARD. Support Woman's Lib.

Lot 263: BILL WARD. Support Woman's Lib.

Auction Date: Jan 23, 2014

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Description: 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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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Swann Auction Galleries

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Bill Ward, Untitled - Showgirl, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

Lot 303: Bill Ward, Untitled - Showgirl, Graphite and Watercolor Painting

Auction Date: Apr 04, 2013

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: 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)...

Location: Long Island City, NY, US

Auction House: RoGallery

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Bill Ward, Oh Doctor!, Graphite and Watercolor

Lot 674: Bill Ward, Oh Doctor!, Graphite and Watercolor

Auction Date: May 05, 2012

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: 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...

Location: Long Island City, NY, US

Auction House: RoGallery

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Bill Ward, Showgirl, Graphite and Watercolor

Lot 675: Bill Ward, Showgirl, Graphite and Watercolor

Auction Date: May 05, 2012

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: 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)...

Location: Long Island City, NY, US

Auction House: RoGallery

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Bill Ward, Graphite and Watercolor

Lot 319: Bill Ward, Graphite and Watercolor

Auction Date: Jan 26, 2012

Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: Artist: Bill Ward, American (1919 - 1998) - 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)...

Location: Long Island City, NY, US

Auction House: RoGallery

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BILL WARD (American, 1919-1998) Beware of the Dog, circ

Lot 78314: BILL WARD (American, 1919-1998) Beware of the Dog, circ

Auction Date: Feb 11, 2011

Estimate: $600 - $900

Description: BILL WARD (American, 1919-1998) Beware of the Dog, circa 1950s Conte crayon on paper 23.5 x 16.75 in. Signed lower center...

Location: Beverly Hills, CA, US

Auction House: Heritage Auctions

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BILL WARD (American, 1919-1998) Surprises at Dinner, c.

Lot 78313: BILL WARD (American, 1919-1998) Surprises at Dinner, c.

Auction Date: Feb 11, 2011

Estimate: $600 - $900

Description: BILL WARD (American, 1919-1998) Surprises at Dinner, c. 1950's Conte crayon on paper 21.75 x 16.75 in. Signed lower right...

Location: Beverly Hills, CA, US

Auction House: Heritage Auctions

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Bill Ward Humorama Cartoon Illustration Original Art (H

Lot 92397: Bill Ward Humorama Cartoon Illustration Original Art (H

Auction Date: Nov 19, 2010

Estimate: $0 - $0

Description: Bill Ward Humorama Cartoon Illustration Original Art (Humorama, undated). Ole. This exotic Bill Ward mixed media on paper cartoon has an image area of 15" x 23", and the art is in Very Good condition. Signed at the lower right....

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Auction House: Heritage Auctions

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Bill Ward Men's Magazine Sexy Cartoon Illustration Orig

Lot 93601: Bill Ward Men's Magazine Sexy Cartoon Illustration Orig

Auction Date: Nov 19, 2010

Estimate: $0 - $0

Description: Bill Ward Men's Magazine Sexy Cartoon Illustration Original Art (undated). Caption: "Boss, I'm beginning to feel like I'm your desk blotter." This mixed media on paper Bill Ward classic has an overall size of 11" x 8.5", and the art is in Excellent condition....

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Auction House: Heritage Auctions

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Bill Ward Men's Magazine Sexy Cartoon Illustration Orig

Lot 93600: Bill Ward Men's Magazine Sexy Cartoon Illustration Orig

Auction Date: Nov 19, 2010

Estimate: $0 - $0

Description: Bill Ward Men's Magazine Sexy Cartoon Illustration Original Art (undated). Caption: "Oh, my goodness -- I hope I can hold all of that." This mixed media on paper Bill Ward cartoon has an overall size of 8.5" x 10.5", and the art is in Excellent condition....

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Auction House: Heritage Auctions

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Bill Ward Humorama Gag Cartoon Original Art (Humorama,

Lot 93602: Bill Ward Humorama Gag Cartoon Original Art (Humorama,

Auction Date: Nov 19, 2010

Estimate: $0 - $0

Description: Bill Ward Humorama Gag Cartoon Original Art (Humorama, 1963). Caption: "You mean to say Miss you have -- I mean HAD no funds!" Pen and ink on paper, matted to an image area of 8" x 10.5". Some light paper tanning and soiling; otherwise the art is in Very Good condition....

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Auction House: Heritage Auctions

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Bill Ward Humorama Cartoon Illustration Original Art (H

Lot 92396: Bill Ward Humorama Cartoon Illustration Original Art (H

Auction Date: Nov 19, 2010

Estimate: $0 - $0

Description: Bill Ward Humorama Cartoon Illustration Original Art (Humorama, 1960). Caption: "Whatever it is your husband sees in my wife, I'm sure glad he does." This piece has an image area of 16.5" x 21", and aside from some tape residue staining around the borders, and overall paper aging, the art is in Very Good condition....

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Auction House: Heritage Auctions

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