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    Ramona Fradon Adventure Comics #170 Story Page 3 Original Art (DC Comics, 1951). Just Fradon's third Aquaman story from her ten-year run on the character! We have never offered a single Silver Age Aquaman page by Fradon until today. Aquaman stood his ground as a Golden Age superhero, even into the post-WWII decline of that adventurous genre, overall. His greater strength lay in Fradon, whose lush and energetic art would propel the character into a Silver Age refurbishing a few years later. George Kashdan's script imagines a "Mutiny under the Sea," in which Aquaman finds his seagoing subjects uncooperative. The hero appears in all panels, which add up to a dynamic radial composition of cinematic angles and varied close-ups, long shots, and medium shots. Scarcely a mystery as to why many enthusiasts consider Fradon the definitive Aquaman artist. Signed at lower margin. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 13" x 19". Faint age toning. Excellent condition. From the Ethan Roberts Estate Collection.

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