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    Hal Foster Prince Valiant #415 Sunday Comic Strip Panel Original Art 1-21-45 (King Features, 1945). Even out of its original context (the traditional full Sunday-comics page), this excerpted panel demonstrates the illustrative grandeur that make Foster an inspiration to generations of heroic-adventure artists, from Frank Frazetta to Joe Kubert and beyond. The panel alone is almost as large as some full-sized modern-day comic-book art. In economical strokes and simple composition, the piece conveys the suffocating vastness of a desert, and the desperation of the characters. Ink over graphite on Bristol board, with painted white retouching. The image area is 8.25" x 11.5", with light toning, more pronounced on pasted-in logotype. Excellent condition.

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    November, 2016
    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
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