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    Murphy Anderson Planet Comics #37 Splash Page "Star Pirate" Original Art (Fiction House, 1945). Anderson (at age 19) was just beginning a brilliant career when he tackled this innovative page design. The heroic Star Pirate investigates a slave-trade auction and finds a room full of space criminals. The page is rich with expressive faces, including a goofy-looking comical badman modeled after the legendary Blackbeard the Pirate. Anderson had already begun developing a distinctive style at such an early stage. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. The image area measures 12.25" x 18.5". The logo is a paste-up, with some white-paint retouching. Moderate age-toning. Very Good condition. Accompanied by a reprint of Planet Comics #37.

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