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    Fred Ray Action Comics #48 Splash Page "Congo Bill" Original Art (DC Comics, 1942). One of the earliest pieces of Action Comics original art known to exist. Congo Bill, one of DC's earlier heroes, was 17 years away from his transformation into the super-ape Congorilla when he starred in this stirring page from DC mainstay Fred Ray. Here, Bill is his original jungle-explorer self, confronting the perils of World War II. Ray is best known for his great Superman covers -- one of the comics' finer pioneering artists, inspiring tremendous passion among collectors. Ink over graphite on illustration board, with an image area of 13" x 18". Overall toning, edge wear, some painted white retouching, and corner wear. In Very Good condition.

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