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    George Tuska - Original Art for Captain Marvel Adventures #2, Complete 12-page Story (Pirate Adventure) (Fawcett, 1941). One of the most popular characters in comics history, Captain Marvel sold more than a million copies per month during his heyday, before being put out of business by DC in 1953. Offered here is not only one of the earliest appearances of "The Big Red Cheese," but one of the earliest works by superstar artist George (Iron Man) Tuska. Identified on the boards as both "Marvel One Shot #3" and "Captain Marvel #3", the publishers obviously considered Special Edition Comics #1 as the first issue of this series. In excellent condition, these pages measure approximately 15" x 20" overall, and represent an important historical find in the area of Golden Age art. George Tuska has signed the lot in the upper right corner of the first page.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2004
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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