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    Edgar Church BANG! Original Preliminary Artwork (Ideal Art Service, c. 1960s). Church celebrates Independence Day in a nostalgic flashback scenario. The dean of Denver's advertising-art community makes this one somewhat more than a conceptual sketch, using a fine grade of watercolor stock and placing more detail in his pencilling than one usually finds in a conventional preliminary sketch. Likely this one was intended as the base-layer of a final design, and perhaps Church never got around to applying the inks or tints. Or maybe he had a better idea amidships. No telling, but all indicators point in such a direction. Church's comic-book interests are evident, here: In his spare time, he amassed the legendary Mile High Collection of historic funnybooks. Image area, 6.5" x 9". Excellent condition.

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