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    Samson Pollen For Men Only Illustration Original Art (Magazine Management Publ., c. 1950s-70s). Rabid wolves seem more than a match for a hardhat with a jackhammer in this sweat-popping attack scene from one of the great pulp-magazine artists. Though better known for his seductive nude studies, Pollen also excelled at desperate standoffs - plenty of large-scale evidence to that effect, right here. Magazine Management, a corporate cousin of Marvel Comics, seems to have used this one repeatedly -- a subordinate note (lower right) cites an appearance in True Action magazine in August of 1972. The dominant upper-marginal notation indicates or suggests a title: "Trapped in a Missile Silo." Opaque watercolors on fine Bainbridge illustration board. Image area, 24" x 16". Excellent condition, barring marginal toning and handling wear.

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