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    Roy Crane and Henry G. Schlensker Buz Sawyer Daily Comic Strip Original Art dated 9-30-58 (King Features Syndicate, 1958). Crane made a point of crediting assistant Schlensker with "finishing [the art] from my rough drawings" on the heroic military strip Buz Sawyer. The style, of course, is purely that developed by Crane, one of the comics' great innovators. This example makes fine dimensional use of open white space, with texture and depth supplied by the use of chemically activated layers of shading. Ink over graphite on Craftint stock. Image area, 16.75" x 5". Excellent condition.

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