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    Lou Fine Adam Ames Daily Comic Strip Original Art dated 9-24-60 (Hall Syndicate, 1960). Big change-of-pace, here, for Fine -- best known as one of the top heroic comic-book artists of the 1940s and a key associate of the great Will Eisner. Fine's short-lived Adam Ames is pure soap opera in a Father Knows Best vein, centering upon a widowed artist and his offspring. This episode, beautifully drawn in a high-contrast cinematic composition, captures the family dynamic from the kids' point-of-view. (Adam Ames has been revived during the 2010s as a parody strip in cartoonist Tim Fuller's Weekly Sham project, under a new title: Fixing Up Father.) Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 13" x 3.75". Excellent condition. From the Murphy Anderson Collection.

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