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    Jack Sparling - Original Art for Fighting Forces! #1, Complete Stories, Group of 4 (Harvey, 1952). A real treat for fans of Korean war tales, this group contains four complete stories, featuring art by some of the Harvey war comic vets. The first story is a sea-going, five page tale, "Conway's Revenge", about a treacherous sea freighter accident, as drawn by Rudy Palais (attributed). Many of the word balloons in this story had paste-on lettering corrections and they have now slipped loose, "The Last Patrol," is a tough seven pager, by Joe Certa (attributed), featuring a booby-trapped camera death scene. The next tale is a very sharp six page story, "Do or Die!", by Bob Powell (attributed), showcasing a Korean foot soldier saga, with art very much informed by Bill Mauldin's "Up Front with Joe and Willie" style of art, and finally, a six page Jack Sparling air war tale, "Buddy System". The art paper measures 15" x 19", with a 12" x 18" image area. The work shows some very very slight aging, and white-out usage, but overall the work is in excellent condition. Korean land, sea, and air battle, all in one package.

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    February, 2004
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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