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    James M. "Jim" McLaughlin (attributed) Baffling Mysteries #20 Cover Original Art (Ace Magazines, 1954). As the horror-comics companies sensed the swing of the censors' axe, some ramped up the forbidden allure with ever more outrageous imagery. This pre-Code bondage/horror image features the captivity and imminent shrinkage of a voluptuous woman. Ink over graphite on illustration board with an image area of 10.75" x 15.25". Moderate toning, with white-paint retouching on dialogue balloon and logotype area. The entire logo/header section is a modern day replacement affixed directly to the board. In Very Good condition.

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