Bob Montana Archie 1st Year Original Daily Strip Art, 1946 For Sale
Bob Montana ARCHIE 1st Year Original Daily Strip ART, 1946
original daily comic strip art
india ink on heavyweight paper, art image size 5.75" x 17" on 7.25" x 21" sheet
This is the original final drawing by Bob Montana for the first year daily comic strip episode of Archie that appeared in newspapers on March 23, 1946. It features Archie's father, Mr. Andrews, in three panels and his nightmarish vision of Archie and Jughead in the final scene. Bob Montana created Archie for MLJ Magazines' Pep Comics #22 (December 1941) and drew the first issue of Archie Comics (November 1942). He wrote and drew the syndicated newspaper Archie Sunday and daily comic strip after sevice in World War II in 1946 and continued it until his death in 1975. This original is signed by Bob Montana in the last panel. "Copr. 1946, Archie Comic Publications, Inc. / Dist. by McClure Newspaper Syndicate" label appears in the second panel panel.
There are a couple of insignificant spots at bottom; paper has darkened just a bit with age: FINE+ condition.
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Bob Montana Archie 1st Year Original Daily Strip Art, 1946: $570