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    Clifford McBride Napoleon Daily Comic Strip Original Art (Lafave Syndicate, c. 1930s-40s). One of the most delightful funny-dog cartoons ever created: Napoleon is startled by a strange voice that appears to be coming from an impatient puppy -- it's only Uncle Elby, playing ventriloquist. The expression on Napoleon's face (panel 2) is priceless. Bonus: The reverse contains McBride's handwritten notes for another voice-throwing episode, along with two rough-sketch panels. The strip proper (undated) features the artist's delicate hand-coloring. Ink, watercolors, and wax pencils over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 19" x 5". Moderate toning and marginal push-pin punctures. Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    15th Sunday
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