[HEILMAN, DAN]. Baum, L. Frank.
Title ORIGINAL INK OZ DRAWING BY DAN HEILMAN OF "OZ" CHARACTERS.
Publisher ca. 1960.
Seller ID 453
Circa 1960. On artist's Bristol board measuring 19 1/2" x 5 3/4". DAN HEILMAN (1922-1966) was a cartoonist who worked with Ken Ernst on the MARY WORTH cartoon strip and with Roy Crane on the BUZ SAWYER cartoon strip. He was the original cartoonist for Nicholas P. Dallis's JUDGE PARKER STRIP (which debuted on November 24, 1952) until 1965. He died in 1966 and the strip was continued, most notably, by Harold Le Doux. The pen and ink drawing is in strip form and is signed by the artist at lower center. The panel features OZ CHARACTERS including the Sawhorse, Scarecrow, Tinman, and Jack Pumpkinhead. Please see enlargements for details. In fine condition. Believed to be previously unpublished. In fine condition.