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On 2/24/2022 at 11:47 PM, thejudge01 said:

Punch Comics #30 (1947)

1st copy I've ever seen and cannot find anything on it 

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Printed in Canada with Chesler's blessing on the title with little known to exist.The cover stands out with the colors used and the subject matter with damsel in trouble (thumbsu

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On 3/5/2022 at 8:01 PM, RareHighGrade said:

It's interesting how different Novick's artwork on that cover is from his other covers, such as Zip 19.  Were the covers not both signed by Novick, I would think they were by two different artists.

His initial work for Pep is quite good, but restrained.  Either on his own initiative or the request of the publisher he evolved through the influence of Kirby and, for this cover, Montana.

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