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    John Cullen Murphy Big Ben Bolt Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 7-25-54 (King Features Syndicate, 1954). The three separate horizontal tiers in this selection add up to one powerhouse Sunday strip, featuring heroic Ben Bolt as a captive of an eccentric industrialist. The tiers have been trimmed very tightly, removing some of the panel borders. Murphy's dynamic art is undiminished by the cropping, but the pieces require reassembly in order for the overall composition to be appreciated to the fullest. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 22.5" x 15.5". Light toning. Much of the Big Ben Bolt logotype (a pasted photostat) has deteriorated. Good condition. From the Ethan Roberts Estate Collection.

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