Thursday, October 27, 2016

Dan DeCarlo 2

What a treat! This is a second FULL STORY we are offering by Archie Comics legend Dan DeCarlo!! This lot includes all SIX magnificent pages of this complete story! DeCarlo drew this in 1996 for the comic Betty & Veronica #104 in a story titled Cry Me a River. The art features Betty & Veronica in a classic girls vs. boys story with Archie and Jughead. Pages are each approximately 11x17”. The first page is signed by DeCarlo.

Dan DeCarlo, who passed away in 2001, is well-known for his wonderful work with Archie Comics particularly with is deft handling of the characters Betty and Veronica. Dan’s career with drawing cute girls in comics went back to the 1940s working for Stan Lee drawing the comic book Jeanie, Millie the Model, and the My Friend Irma comic strip, and later pin-up girl gag cartoons for Humorama. Dan began working on Archie Comics in the late 1950s, and has been credited with modernizing the Archie gang to be in step with their time. As a part of Archie Comics, Dan created Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and Josie and the Pussycats, named after his own wife Josie.

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