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    L. B. Cole, Norman Nodel, and Others The World around Us #4 "The Illustrated Story of Railroads" 80-Page Original Art Group (Gilberton Publ., 1958). Gilberton, famed for the Classics Illustrated line, took an encyclopedia-like tack with its World around Us series -- combining educational materials of history and folklore with dynamic comic-book storytelling techniques. Comics legend L. B. Cole provided five pages of this generous batch. Nodel offers the legend of "John Henry, a Steel Drivin' Man." Other contributing artists include Jack Kirby (partial page layouts), Sam Glanzman, and John Tartaglione. A generous variety of full-page and partial-page splash images. Ink over graphite on Bristol board, The image area measures 10.5" x 18". Aside from a few missing or loose pasted-on lettering captions, and some aged pasted-on stats/art corrections, the art averages out at Very Good condition.

    More information about L. B. Cole, also known as Cole, L. B., L. B. Cole, Leonard B. Cole.

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    February, 2019
    21st-23rd Thursday-Saturday
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