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    Jack Davis - Piracy #2 Complete 6-page Story "Kismet" Original Art (EC, 1954). Comics and EC historian John Benson wrote, "Piracy is somewhat of an oddity in the EC line. Though often erroneously considered to be a New Direction title, it was launched five months before that series began." Indeed, this pre-code hair-raiser contained hard-hitting and gruesome scenes that included the horror of a mass-drowning of chained slaves and a final vicious strangulation scene. Because of the trappings needed to create the atmosphere and some authenticity, Aces High, Valor, and Piracy were more difficult to do. Jack Davis delivered a compelling period piece, seasoned with murder, mutiny, and "kismet." Davis' hallmarked cross-hatching and bold spotting of black shapes created high drama with real impact. Each page has an image area of 13" x 18". There are numerous pasted-on lettering corrections on the word balloons and captions; otherwise the art is in Excellent condition. Don't miss out on this saga of the sea, ships, plunder and...Piracy!

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