"GASOLINE ALLEY" AUGUST 7, 1936 DAILY COMIC STRIP ORIGINAL ART BY FRANK KING.
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Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
7-1/8x22-7/8" thin artboard titled "The Good Neighbor" in pencil at left margin has India ink original art for Aug. 7, 1936 daily strip. Art features three panels w/Uncle Avery and Aunt Emily arriving as Uncle Walt and Phyllis's place to stay for a few days. As a gift, Avery presents Walt w/some corn, prompting Walt to ask if they were picked from his field, to which Avery reveals he picked them from Walt's neighbor's field. Last panel has been signed in ink "King" by creator Frank King. All three panels have horizontal inked line running along bottom, likely an edit for publication size. Last panel bears two Chicago Tribune copyright strips (top strip being just remnants). Back has Tribune Engraving Room instamp and "Print On Jem Metal" stamped notation. Pin holes along top margin. Some lt. dust soiling to margins. but art remains clean and Exc.
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