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    Russ Heath - Original Art for Star Spangled War Stories #97, Complete 8-page Story, "The End of Lady Luck" (DC, 1961). This is a very nice example of Russ Heath's (pencils and inks) on a twice-up DC war story. Russ loved doing the war stories as he enjoyed depicting the airplanes and military equipment. This issue allowed him to depict the aerial dogfights over Germany in WWII with ack-ack bursts, bombs exploding, and violent plane crashes. Unfortunately, the top third of the first page of art is missing. There are blue and red pencil editorial markings throughout the pages. There are minor editorial markings and slight warping in the margins of the pages. Heath hated using white-out or paste-ups so there is very little of either in the story. Overall size is approximately 14"x 22". Image size is approximately 13" x 19".

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