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    Chester Gould - Dick Tracy "Flattop" Daily Comic Strip Original Art, dated 3-20-44 (Chicago Tribune, 1944). This incredible strip featuring Dick Tracy's most famous foe of all time is one of the most memorable dailies from this long-running title. Tracy has cornered Flattop inside a theater, where the villain escaped to after knocking out washed-up actor Vitamin Flintheart and stealing a disguise. Flattop pawned the hat and wig disguise off on a unsuspecting (and unsuspected) youth, who then runs out of the theater to show his pals, when a case of mistaken identity nearly costs the kid his life! Good thing Tracy's partner Pat sees the real Flattop, stopping him with a bullet to the face! Flattop would hang around long enough to bedevil Tracy a few more weeks before finally meeting his tragic end. The art for this stupendous strip, which features Tracy in every panel, measures approximately 22" x 8", and is in Excellent condition. For the Tracy fan, it doesn't get much better than this!

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