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    Raeburn Van Buren Abbie an' Slats Sunday Comic Strip Hand-Tinted Original Art dated 7-29-45 (United Feature Syndicate, 1945). A lively installment, from a pivotal year for the long-running strip: Co-creator Al Capp (also of Li'l Abner) turns the writing of Abbie an' Slats over to his brother, Elliot Caplin, who rises to the responsibility with a seriocomedy of romantic errors involving a favorite character, Bathless Groggins. Ink over graphite on Bristol board, tinted in watercolors by longtime artist Van Buren. Image area, 22.5" x 14.5". Light toning. Excellent condition.

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    July, 2018
    1st Sunday
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