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    Bill Kresse Inspector Fondue Daily Comic Strip Tryout Samples Original Art Group of 10 (c. 1960s). While breaking away from an identification with the Humorama line of cheesecake-cartoon magazines, Kresse concocted Inspector Fondue as a bid for the greater prominence of syndicated comics. He finally broke through, but with two other strips -- the boy-and-dog feature Scratch, and an apartment-dweller gag strip called "Super" Duper. These conceptual samples show Inspector Fondue to be a delightful idea that should have gone into fuller development, what with its brisk drawing style and a similarity to the network-TV spy series Get Smart. Felt-tip ink on vellum, taped to Bristol board backing sheets. Image area, 12.25" x 4". Faint toning. Excellent condition. From a Collection of Great Cartoonists and Illustrators.

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