if you're ever in NYC, go to City Bakery on 17th St, just west of Union Square. They have this insanely good hot chocolate with, get this, homemade marshmallows that you drop in it & they half-melt. These marshmallows are moist and flaky, not like the ones you buy in a plastic bag at the supermarket.
Just looks like a split run to me-- like he just dabbed the different inks on the screen in different places. Maybe this is one of the first pulls? If not the very first. I'd like to see what some of the others in the run look like. This is very cool.
man, if this guy can print that in stages, letting it dry in between pulls..then he is a master to keep that in registration...all that fine line script and detail in the illo....it lloks so simple but its boggling my puny brain!