"STEVE CANYON" 1964 SUNDAY PAGE ORIGINAL ART BY MILTON CANIFF.
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Thursday, July 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM (20 Minute Clock Begins At Thursday, July 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM)
18.75x25.25" thin artboard has nine panels of India ink original art by Milton Caniff for March 29, 1964 Sunday page. First panel has cut out "Steve Canyon" title stat surrounded by original art. Sixth panel has Publishers Newspaper Syndicate copyright strip. Page deals w/Steve Canyon flying Mrs. Yeer, a missionary in Africa, back to her post. While they fly, she argues w/him about the military's involvement in the local area. Argument continues until they hear a loud bang from one of the plane's wing's, causing Yeer to ask "What Was That?" to which Canyon replies "That Ma'am, Was The End Of The Argument." Art features some African wildlife, w/first panel showing flock of storks taking flight as Canyon's plane flies overhead. Fourth panel features herd of African elephants. Title paste-over has even moderate aging. Each panel is separate, cut-out panel w/original art that has been applied to larger artboard w/margins filled in. Margins have printer registrations paste-overs and a few editorial notes along bottom. Scattered aging/dust soiling. Artboard is Fine/VF overall while most of art remains clean and VF, w/a few spots of staining at margins. Would look great framed.
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