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    Terry and the Pirates (Columbia, 1940). Stock One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Milton Caniff created this popular and long-running adventure comic strip in 1934, becoming one of the few "celebrity cartoonists" virtually overnight. Initially, the strip told the story of young Terry Lee who gets involved in a series of adventures with his adult sidekick Pat Ryan. As time went on, however, and Terry got older, Pat began to fade into the background, largely replaced by a string of beautiful women - including April Kane, Burma, and the Dragon Lady - who Caniff brought to life in stunning detail. In 1940, Columbia brought Terry to life on the silver screen, with William Tracy in the title role, as he traveled to the jungles of Africa, accompanied by Pat, to rescue his father, who had been lost while trying to unearth the remains of a lost civilization. Offered here is a stunning stock sheet for this fan-favorite serial. In superb condition, only some slight crossfold separation keeps this beauty from an even higher grade. Near Mint.


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