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    Rudolph Dirks and Gus Mager (as Watso) The Captain and the Kids and Hawkshaw the Detective Sunday Comic Strips Conjoined Original Art dated 8-15-43 (United Feature Syndicate, 1943). Splendor in the slapstick: Dirks' mischievous kids, Hans and Fritz, get a comeuppance from their indignant Mama -- and so do the Captain and the Professor. This episode of a classic plays out largely without words as Mama captures the men of the household to perform a general clean-up after dinner. The Hawkshaw the Detective companion strip, by Mager, covers a lower tier, attached to The Captain and The Kids by a length of tape on the reverse. Great stuff by two key players in the development of comic strips. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 22.5" x 29.25". Moderate toning and handling wear. Very Good condition.

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    June, 2019
    23rd Sunday
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