Item #CL187-143 [A Bluey And Curley Comic Strip About Fishing And Golfing]. Alex Gurney, Aust.
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[A Bluey And Curley Comic Strip About Fishing And Golfing]

c1949. Ink with watercolour in four panels, signed in fourth panel and annotated “2612, Sat. Jan. 29” in ink in right margin, 19.2 x 58.4cm. Slight stains and pinholes to margins.

The “Bluey and Curley” comic strip, created for the magazine Picture-News in 1940, featured two eponymous Australian soldiers who served in all the Australian campaigns. “After being transferred to the Melbourne Sun News-Pictorial the comic strip became the best known of all WWII soldier cartoons and was syndicated all over Australia, Canada, NZ and in the servicemen’s paper Guinea Gold (New Guinea).” Ref: DAAO; Wiki.

Item #CL187-143

Price (AUD): $770.00  other currencies

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