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    Milton Caniff Terry and the Pirates Personally Inscribed Daily Comic Strip Original Art dated 3-11-43 (News Syndicate Co., Inc., 1943). Caniff's red-ink inscription (Panel 4) hails Capt. William Landis, "with best wishes," and is dated at 1952 -- nine years after the publication of this stirring airborne episode. Caniff devotes two panels to an elaborate scratchboard technique -- scraping the surface with a knife to achieve white highlights for a fogbound visual effect. Scratching is supposed not to work on non-scratchboard page-stock, but Caniff's rule-breaking methods are not to be questioned. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 23.75" x 6.5". Excellent condition.

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    3rd Sunday
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