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    Chester Gould Dick Tracy Daily Comic Strip Original Art dated 7-19-45 (News Syndicate Co., Inc., 1945). A classic in more ways than one: Not only does this creepy manhunt sequence come from Tracy's famous "Breathless Mahoney" serial, but it also busts a long-standing de facto taboo against the depiction of snakes in the funnypapers. Gould lays it on thickly with the cringe-inducing business, showing the serpent twice as it slithers across the hiding-place of the fugitive Mahoney. Also pictured are supercop Tracy and his hillbilly acquaintance, B.O. Plenty. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 10" x 15". Excellent condition. From the Ray Edw Collection.

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    January, 2019
    20th Sunday
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