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    Frank King Gasoline Alley Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 2-10-46 (Chicago Tribune, 1946). The best joke on this fine page lies in King's personalized message at the lower margin. It is signed "To Jimmy Hatlo: I'm sending this a bit late. I'll do it every time! Frank King, 1946." Hatlo's own most famous comic strip was They'll Do It Every Time. This hand-colored stroll down the funnies' most famous alley features Corky Wallet, with big brother Skeezix Wallet in the first panel. The art is in ink and watercolor over graphite on Bristol board, with an image area of 17" x 21". It is signed in the first panel, and the story has a Tom Sawyer angle. Notable toning, with push-pin punctures in the corners, and it is affixed to a backing board and matted. Overall, in Very Good condition.

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