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    Rudolph Dirks - The Katzenjammer Kids Sunday Comic Strip Original Art (New York Journal, undated). A case of mistaken identity shows that a mother's love is more than skin deep in this Sunday strip by Rudolph Dirks. Dirks made substantial contributions to the graphic language of comic strips. Although not the first to use sequential frames or speech balloons, he was influential in their wider adoption. Dirks also popularized such graphic symbols as speed lines, "seeing stars" (for pain), and "sawing wood" (for snoring). Rudolph Dirks runs the gamut of his graphic iconography in this wordless pen and ink (and lightly watercolored) strip. This Sunday has an image area of 21" x 18.5". There is some overall paper aging to the entire strip, some scattered stains, and water damage along the bottom; otherwise this hilarious classic is in Good condition.

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    August, 2005
    11th-13th Thursday-Saturday
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