Offered for sale is original art from the comic series Journey Into Fear (#9, Page 14, 1951), featuring a great mummy girl character (classic good girl art style of Al Feldstein or Jack Kamen), and is a rare to find collector's item - highly sought after genre (see bio info below). The page measures 21" x 13.5", is in "FINE" condition, and very suitable for framing / display. Feel free to contact with further questions, thanks for looking!Note: comic cover for reference only; not included. #24 (July 1951) Cover art by Al Feldstein. This topic covers comics that fall under the horror. This type of comic can be broken down into: Vampires in comics. Horror comics are comic books. Black-and-white comics magazines, and manga. In the US market, horror comic books reached a peak in the late 1940s through the mid-1950s, when concern over content and the imposition of the self-censorship Comics Code Authority. Contributed to the demise of many titles and the toning down of others. Black-and-white horror-comics magazines, which did not fall under the Code, flourished from the mid-1960s through the early 1980s from a variety of publishers. Mainstream American color comic books experienced a horror resurgence in the 1970s, following a loosening of the Code. While the genre has had greater and lesser periods of popularity, it occupies a firm niche in comics as of the 2010s. Precursors to horror comics include detective and crime comics that incorporated horror motifs into their graphics, and early superhero stories that sometimes included the likes of ghouls and vampires. Individual horror stories appeared as early as 1940.
The first dedicated horror comic books appear to be Gilberton Publications. #13 (August 1943), with its full-length adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson. S Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. #1 (January 1947), the first horror comic with original content.The first horror-comics series is the anthology Adventures into the Unknown. Premiering in 1948 from American Comics Group.
Initially under the imprint B&I Publishing. The item "Journey Into Fear #9 Original Comic Page Art 1951 Golden Age Horror Mummy Girl" is in sale since Saturday, January 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comics\Original Comic Art\Interior Pages". The seller is "graphxfan" and is located in Petaluma, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.