Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Jack Sparling Monty Hall of the U.S. Marines #6 "Pin-Up Pete" Splash Original Art (Toby Press, 1951). Pete, the U.S. Marines' leading collector of glamour-girl pictures, regales his foxhole buddies with the promise of "a coupla choice ... tootsies who was lucky enough to catch me eye..." The page as published served as a lead-in to a brief portfolio. A reprint followed in 1952, with a one-shot anthology called Pin-Up Pete. Sparling, the artist most often associated with this character, is channeling the influence of Milton Caniff, whose secondary specialty in Good Girl Art had defined the style and attitude of Terry and the Pirates and Male Call during World War II. Ink over graphite on Bristol board, with an approximate image area of 12" x 18". Title is a stat paste-up. Light toning and adhesive discoloration. Otherwise in Very Good condition.

    More Information: EDIT: Sparling art confirmed.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2020
    1st-2nd Sunday-Monday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 256

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Jerry Weist's Comic Art Price Guide 2011
    Want to know more about this artist? Dates, history, background, and value ranges are covered in the comprehensive new guide. Order Now!
    Sold on Mar 2, 2020 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 3 days left to consign to the 2021 November 18 - 19 Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    Working with Barry Sandoval - his communication skills and thoroughness are outstanding.
    Peter K.,
    Aberdeen, SD
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search