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    Will Eisner (attributed) PS: The Preventive Maintenance Monthly Story Page Original Art (Dept. of the Army/LOGSA, c. 1970). Eisner's signature (pasted in place) is persuasive, but a heavier-than-Eisner inking style suggests the presence of his protégé Mike Ploog, who had joined Eisner's Army-magazine staff around this time, gradually assuming control of the studio. The hand-lettering style is decidedly not that of Eisner. Either way, the "Foreign Object Damage" drawing is splendid -- something of a psychedelic-Funkadelic vibe, in keeping with the period (Eisner had by-and-large sidelined his signature creation, The Spirit, since the 1950s, and his gradual withdrawal from the military book presaged a return to The Spirit). The present composition contains ink, blue pencil, and collage effects of ink and graphite on an age-stained sheet of tracing paper, measuring 12" x 17.5". Intact, though discolored overall. Image condition is Very Good.

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