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    Billy DeBeck - Snuffy Smith Sketch Original Art (1937). Snuffy Smith, one of Hootin' Holler's more ornery and sawed-off residents, was introduced in the Barney Google comic strip on November 17, 1934. Within a few weeks, he and Barney were pals, and not too long after that, he became a co-star of the strip. That Snuffy Smith so captivated the public and ran away with the strip is due to Billy DeBeck's own brand of country-charm and rare mastery of graphic imagery. Drawn for the head of King Features Syndicate, Brad Kelly, this "sue-weet" sketch of Snuffy Smith in colored pencil and ink is an unforgettable image of the happy hillbilly. The image area measures 11.5" x 15". Some glue staining along the edges, outside of the image area, otherwise the work is in Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2005
    9th-10th Wednesday-Thursday
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