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    Russ Heath - Original Art for Our Army at War #246, Complete 15-page Story "Naked Combat" (DC, 1972). Sgt. Rock and a fast-talking newbie are ambushed and captured by Nazi stormtroopers, stripped to their skivvies, and forced to march through the snow. Apparently the powers-that-be at DC felt like an in-the-buff Frank Rock was a little too much to take for the kiddies of the '70s (only one actual butt-shot would have been included), so the artwork was altered (presumably not by Heath) to give both men a pair of boxer shorts to cover their bare glutes. Uber-artist Russ Heath is so expert at creating atmosphere that you're likely to be shivering all the while you're reading this story, as the snow-glutted landscape fills the panels with blinding white space. Not to mention the exacting detail of the uniforms, weaponry, and ephemera that Heath brought to all of his war stories. Fourteen pages, measuring 10.5" x 16", with light use of white-out, excellent condition overall. If you're looking for a great Russ Heath war story, look no further.

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