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Grande planche originale - Springer - Looney tunes "Experiment in space"

Comic Strip
38 x 52 cm (14.96 x 20.47 in.)
Price : 180 €  [$]


Planche originale de la page 16 du Looney tunes #49


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Superbe et grande planche originale de Titi et Grosminet à l'encre de chine sur Canson épais publiée dans l'épisode n°49 de Looney tunes intitulé "Expriment in space" en 1962. On peut voir le crayonné bleu sous l'encrage . Il s'agit de la première planche du récit, on peut donc voir le titre mais aussi, ici au crayon, le cartouche indiquant la série (Tweety and Sylvester) Après recherches, il s'agit d'une planche exécutée par Frank Springer, qui, en plus de son travail formidable dans les comics et la BD adulte, a travaillé un temps pour des studios édités par Dell de manière alimentaire... Très belle planche, de la main d'un très grand artiste!

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About Frank Springer

After earning an art degree from Syracuse University in 1952, Frank Springer served a tour in the U.S. Army. From 1955 to 1960, he was assistant to George Wunder on 'Terry and the Pirates'. As a freelance cartoonist, Springer has drawn a wide variety of action and adventure comic books. However, his most lasting fame was for drawing 'The Adventures of Phoebe Zeit-Geist', written by Michael O'Donoghue and published in Evergreen Review in 1965-66. Sexy cartoon albums were not new in Europe, but 'Phoebe Zeit-Geist' was a sensation in the United States. Also for the Evergreen Review, he made 'Frank Fleet' in 1969-70. Springer passed away in April 2009 at the age of 79. He was present at Dell Publications throughout the 1960s, where he drew for comic books like 'Big Valley', 'Brain Boy', 'Charlie Chan', 'Ghost Stories', 'Knights of the Round Table', 'Toka, Jungle King', and many others. From the late 1960s to the late 1980s, he was present as an inker on several titles and as a penciller on 'Dial H for Hero', 'Elongated Man', 'Our Army at War', 'The Shadow' and 'House of Mystery'. From the late 1960s, he also drew for Marvel, contributing movie adaptations and having regular runs on 'Spider-Man', 'Spider-Woman' and the initial 'The Transformers' miniseries. He additionally did artwork for the New York Daily News and Muppets Magazine. Text (c) Lambiek