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A ‘bootleg’ Peanuts cartoon by Jim Morrison is to be auctioned by Lelands in America.
According to the auction house, “this humorous original artwork incorporating pasted-on Peanuts character cut-outs with his own handwritten dialogue.”
Morrison’s humour itself is lewd. The first frame depicts Snoopy growling at Pigpen, who replies, “If you bite my balls, I’ll suck your c–k.” The second frame shows Lucy pleading with Charlie Brown: “I’ll give you 15 [cents] if you’ll f–k me, Charlie Brown,” to which he replies: “Throw in your tricycle and it’s a deal, Baby.”
The strip is done entirely in the hand of Morrison and signed “Jim” in the upper right corner.
Elsewhere, two Doors albums, released after the death of Jim Morrison, are to be reissued later this year.
Other Voices and Full Circle, the band’s seventh and eighth albums, will be reissued in September by Rhino. These editions feature remastered audio by producer Bruce Botnick, while Full Circle CD is accompanied by bonus track, “Treetrunk“.
Morrison died in July 1971 while The Doors were recording Other Voices. Following his death, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore, continued the recording with Krieger and Manzarek sharing vocal duties.
The vinyl editions of both albums will be pressed on 180g vinyl and will come with sleevenotes.
The albums will also be paired together for a 2CD set.
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