MATT MARRIOTT - ORIGINAL ART DAILY #21 - TONY WEARE ART

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  • Sold Date: Mar 05, 2015
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MATT MARRIOTT - ORIGINAL ARTDAILY #21--TONY WEARE ART. This long standing British comic, quiteprobably the best western strip ever created, is a true classic.....Unlike it's tame 10-gallon hat, "awww, shucks ma'am" American cousins, the Matt Marriott tales were brutal and realistic. The stories were creative, compelling, cut close to the bone and served as a perfect backdrop for Weare's art. ...........Original Tony Weare art for Matt Marriott was some of the most difficult art to find in comics. Well, I'm offering some here..............................this daily is from a new story titled " Sheriff Hayden" and it's a tale of murder and wrongful imprisonment. This daily from the opening chapter of the story features Matt, Powder and the title character throughout. After the death of and his dance hall girlfriend/mistress Berte, Sheriff Hayden Mueller brings in Matt and Powder after planting evidence that will point to their guilt for the crime.........................................................................................................................For those of you unfamiliar with either the strip or Weare's art, here's what David Lloyd wrote: "The late Tony Weare drew Matt Marriott in the London Evening News from 1957 to1977. Written by Jim Edgar, it was the finest and most atmospheric newspaper strip about the American ... read more