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    Charles Sultan Yankee Comics #1 "Firebrand" Story Page 3 Original Art (Chesler/Dynamic Publ., 1941). Not to be confused with a like-named hero from Quality Comics, this Firebrand is a power-lineman who suffers an electrocution, only to be revived as a supercharged crimebuster. Anything can happen in funnybook. The origin-story page depicts Firebrand's first assignment -- stopping a pair of war criminals with his "controlled electric ray." There is a striking conceptual resemblance to Lon Chaney, Jr.'s starring picture of early 1941, Man Made Monster, though of course without the element of menace in the electro-charged title character. Ink over graphite on age-toned Bristol board. Image area, 13" x 18". Handling wear, more pronounced in the margins. Harry "A" Chesler Syndicate stamp appears at upper left. Very Good condition.
    From the Jim Steranko Collection.


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