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    Mel Graff Secret Agent X-9 Daily Comic Strip Original Art dated 8-11-44 (King Features Syndicate, 1944). Previous referred to only as Agent X-9, or simply as Mr. Dexter ("Call me Dexter. It's not my name, but it'll do."), new writer/artist Mel Graff came on board in 1940 and gave him the new name of Phil Corrigan, to allow him to better hide the fact that he was a secret agent. This piece was created in ink over graphite on Duotone board, with an image area of 17" x 5". There are two newspaper syndicate paste-ups as the strip was shot at full-size for some papers to use, then shot at that second, skinnier size to match other papers' formatting. The strip is toned, with pinholes, and some slight water staining to the bottom edge and lower left corner. In Good condition.

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    December, 2018
    23rd Sunday
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