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    Alex Raymond Flash Gordon Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 7-12-36 (King Features Syndicate, 1936). Flash, Dale, and Zarkov are chained by the neck, and Flash appears to be knocked unconscious, or maybe even dead -- that is, until Pluton has him unchained! Fantastic, action-packed "Water World of Mongo" Sunday from one of the finest artists to be found in the "funny pages," Alex Raymond. The Flash Gordon comic strip was originally conceived as a rival to the popular Buck Rogers newspaper feature, but quickly found favor with readers, and for good reason -- not only did the art look far superior, but the stories (co-written with Don Moore) were wonderfully engaging as well. This sterling example featuring the lovely Dale in bondage is in ink on board with an approximate image area of 23.75" x 18.75", matted to an overall 30" x 2.75". There are a few minor stains in the last panel, along with some light toning, but overall, the art remains in Excellent condition. From the Al Williamson Collection.

    More information about Alex Raymond, also known as Raymond, Alex, .

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    May, 2015
    28th-30th Thursday-Saturday
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