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    George Wunder Terry and the Pirates Sunday Comic Strip Original Art, dated 6-22-47 (Chicago Tribune Syndicate, 1947). Wunder landed an enviable assignment when chosen to succeed the great Milton Caniff on Terry and the Pirates -- enviable, yes, but also a challenge because Caniff was such a tough act to follow. Wunder met the challenge by emulating Caniff's compositional manner while gradually insinuating that unique Wunder style. This ferocious installment demonstrates how far Wunder had come in only six months on the feature. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 25.5" x 17". Each panel has been carefully glued to a backing board. The logo stat shows extensive glue staining. Storage damage includes smoke-and-water staining at the edges. Otherwise, the art is in Very Good condition.

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    May, 2019
    12th Sunday
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