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    Dick Calkins Buck Rogers Profile Miniature Original Art (c. 1930s). Fascinating back-story: New York printer Louis N. Staub, a philatelist and comics fan, set out during the early 1930s to collect sketches by his favorite cartoonists. He would mail a blank sheet to this artist or that. The artist would sign an autograph or draw a character and send the page back to Staub. The result was a stack of some 200 uniform ring-binder sheets, containing sketches sufficiently detailed to qualify as illustrations. Calkins put considerable work into this Buck Rogers portrait. The format is similar to a famous collection long maintained by Francis Greeley. Ink on ring-punched note-pad stock. Image area, 6" x 9.5". Moderate toning. Excellent condition.

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