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Sgt. Rock #341 by Ric Estrada, Bill Kelley - Comic Strip
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Sgt. Rock #341

Comic Strip
1980
Ink
43 x 29 cm (16.93 x 11.42 in.)
Corresponding comic book
Corresponding page
Detail
Detail II
Detail III

Inscriptions

Signed twice by Estrada

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Ric Estrada (1928 –2009) was a Cuban American comic artist who worked for companies including the major American publisher DC Comics. He also worked in comic strips, political cartoons, advertising, storyboarding, and commercial illustration.
Estrada's preference was for the war stories. Among the war titles he worked on for DC Comics was G.I. Combat, for which he illustrated a number of stories in the ongoing features "Blitzkrieg" and "Robert Kanigher's Gallery of War", both written by Robert Kanigher.

This page is the first page of the Sgt. Rock #341 story for "The Deadly Enemy" from 1980, script by Bill Kelley.
The story starts 1942 at the Solomon Islands, “the worst place in the pacific, It’s here the allied infantry must drive the Japanese into the sea…”.
In a movie like way Estrada shows the American soldiers landing (the faces are replaced by the map of the island in the final version) the hostile surrounding waiting for them (animals, booby traps and the enemy) and the G.I.’s starting action.
The page is produced in ink over graphite on Bristol board and

signed twice by Estrada
Ric Estrada (1928 –2009) was a Cuban American comic artist who worked for companies including the major American publisher DC Comics. He also worked in comic strips, political cartoons, advertising, storyboarding, and commercial illustration.
Estrada's preference was for the war stories. Among the war titles he worked on for DC Comics was G.I. Combat, for which he illustrated a number of stories in the ongoing features "Blitzkrieg" and "Robert Kanigher's Gallery of War", both written by Robert Kanigher.
The offered page is the first page of the Sgt. Rock #341 story for "The Deadly Enemy" from 1980, script by Bill Kelley.
The story starts 1942 at the Solomon Islands, “the worst place in the pacific, It’s here the allied infantry must drive the Japanese into the sea…”.
In a movie like way Estrada shows the American soldiers landing (the faces are replaced by the map of the island in the final version) the hostile surrounding waiting for them (animals, booby traps and the enemy) and the G.I.’s starting action.
The page is produced in ink over graphite on Bristol board.

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