AL AVISON (b. 1920) worked extensively for Timely Comics, co-creating the speed-powered hero The Whizzer. He and Syd Shores succeeded the Simon/Kirby team on Captain America and he also drew The Vision , Young Allies , and Blonde Phantom among others. He spent a year at Fawcett drawing Captain Marvel , and in later years did a lot of work for Harvey, working in many different genres.This is the original art for Speed Comics #30, published in 1944, featuring Captain Freedom , story page 7. The art is in very good condition with glue stains in the fifth panel where an art paste-up is missing, light overall wear and aging. The image area measures 13" x 18".
Welcome to the Lewis Wayne Gallery of art and collectibles. We also represent various consignors with an eclectic assortment of items ranging from the very affordable to world class treasures. Original comic art and comic strips will be listed along side high grade CGC comic books. Illustration art, movie posters and lobby cards, art glass, sports memorabilia, and Maxfield Parrish prints will be offered as well. AL AVISON - SPEED COMICS #30 CAPT. FREEDOM PG 7 ORIG ART 1944