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    Alex Toth and Mike Peppe Seduction of the Innocent 3-D #1 Complete 2-Page Story "Gift of Murder" Original Art (Eclipse, 1985). Originally created to appear in Adventures Into Darkness #15 (by Standard Comics), unfortunately the series ended with issue #14 in 1954. Just 31 years later, the contents of that issue were printed in this title from Eclipse Comics. The very next year (1986) saw the story printed again in Pure Imagination's Buried Treasure #1. And 1995 saw a final printing of this story in The Alex Toth Reader. Not bad for a story that almost didn't get published at all! Page one is signed "Scott" in the image area, however the work was penciled by Alex Toth, and inked by Mike Peppe at twice-up scale on Bristol board with an image area of 12" x 18". Interesting marginal notes show the lettering was done by someone with the initials "MK", and the top margin shows the original story title was "The Birthday Present". Not very "honorific", so we are glad they changed it. There are staple holes in the top margin of the toned pages. In Excellent condition.

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