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    Hal Forrest Tailspin Tommy Hand-Colored Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 3-22-31 (Bell Syndicate, 1931). Tommy and Skeeter set down in the legendary Lost City of Tenpenac, in this incredible early Sunday. Tailspin Tommy, partially inspired by Charles Lindbergh, was one of the great adventures strips of the early 1930s and this has to be one of the finest examples we've seen to date. The one extended panel featuring the dancing native girls of the Lost City is breathtaking! This Sunday was hand-colored by artist Hal Forrest as a presentation piece (as he did for the first 150 Sundays), and the delicate watercolors add to the overall beauty of this piece. It measures approximately 23" x 29.5", and is in Good condition, with considerable wear and tear along the edges; blue-pencil notes were added throughout by Forrest as a guide to the color engraver, but none of these minor flaws keep this one from looking fantastic. An outstanding example.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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