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    Rocco Mastroserio (as Rocke) Exciting War #9 Splash Page Original Art (Pines Comics, 1953). En route to becoming one of the better horror-comics artists for Warren Publ. during the 1960s, Mastroserio paid some heavy dues on such horrors-of-war titles as this one. Here, the intense cartoonist depicts a uniformed killing machine known as Icewater -- "'cause he has icewater flowin' through his veins" -- on a homicidal battlefront rampage. Pure censor-bait from just a year before the repressive Comics Code came along to put many funnybook publishers out of business. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 12" x 18". Pronounced age-toning and marginal scuffing. Very Good condition. From the Ethan Roberts Estate Collection.

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    April, 2018
    15th Sunday
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