SOLD ON: Wednesday, 12/16/2020 9:04 PM
COMMENTS: Bob Montana pencils and inks; 1942; image size 13" x 17.5"; matted and framed to 17.5" x 22"
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Bob Montana pencils and inks; 1942; image size 13" x 17.5"; matted and framed to 17.5" x 22"This original Bob Montana cover from Pep Comics #30 (1942) features The Shield bashing a Nazi while the Hangman strangles a goon from the Land of the Rising Sun. Toss in a swastika branding iron and a beautiful gal in bondage and we've got an instant classic. Bob Montana, the illustrator of this piece, and the mastermind behind everyone's favorite teenager, Archie Andrews, is credited with both the pencils and inks on this action-packed cover. Pen and ink. Art is in excellent condition. Signed by Montana
Bob Montana was an American comic book artist who created the pop phenomenon named Archie Andrews in Pep Comics, and later in his own self-titled comic. He would also create the template for the many supporting characters inhabiting Riverdale that have stood to this day.