MATT MARRIOTT - ORIGINAL ART DAILY #60 - HORSES CATTLE NIGHT -TONY WEARE ART

MATT MARRIOTT - ORIGINAL ART DAILY #60--TONY WEARE ART. This long standing British comic, quite probably 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 is an mid-story daily from " Last of the Cattle Barons", a tale of an aging titan and his 3 children. There are only a few dailies left from the cattle drive section of this story and this is the only remaining night scene. The art features title character Duke Lamont, Matt, Powder, ranch foreman Sam Ritchie, horses and cattle. Included are wonderful examples of Tony Weare's woodcut inking techniques. Three fine drawings, with the strong images and a center panel that is quite unique for the feature. This is virtuoso Weare.. . ..................................................................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 ... read more