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    Gill Fox - Bernie Blood Cartoon Original Art (Stars and Stripes, circa 1945). "She may look clean, but she can be a load of trouble!" So it was that Bernie Blood was alarmed to discover that his hot date for the evening was none other than the poster girl for an Army one-sheet warning G.I.s about the dangers of venerial disease. D'oh! Gill Fox added this inscription at the bottom of his drawing, "To Don, my comrade at arms, my art director and my friend, I give this original of the most reprinted cartoon of WW II." Gill recalled his popular Bernie Blood military feature in an Alter-Ego interview, "I did a panel called Bernie Blood, and he was completely taken with women. I remember a general came in one day, looked over my shoulder, and saw the panel I was drawing was suggestive about women, He said, 'That's good. That's good for morale.' I felt good about that because I didn't know how this would be received. Some of it was risque." The image area of the art measures approximately 7.5" x 10", and the art is in Excellent condition. Gill fought the good fight to to win the war against the Axis and also the one against disease! From the collection of Gill Fox.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    18th-20th Wednesday-Friday
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