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    El Capitan Sangre Jueves de Excelsior "Sangre por Jorge Bravo" [Captain Blood - Blood for Jorge Bravo] 1-Page Weekly Comic Strips Original Art Group of 2 (c. 1940). The swashbuckling Captain Blood is the feature of this strip that ran in a weekly comic book series. Included here is a strip dated 1-7 that was rendered in ink over graphite on Bristol board, and it has been hand-colored with watercolor. The image area measures 11.5" x 15.75". Also included is a strip dated only 2-19, but obviously of about the same time period. It was rendered in the same way, except not colored. The color strip is signed, dated 1940, and personalized to Jack "Texas Jack" Kent in the last panel. Kent was a fellow cartoonist best-known for his comic strip King Aroo, and an author of over 40 children's books. These are lightly toned. In Very Good condition. From the Jack Kent Collection.

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