Margaret Bourke-White became the heroine of the camera comics, at an auction

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US Camera Publishing Corp. was founded. By Photographer and Advertising Executive Thomas J Maloney. In 1935. The company initially published American camera Yearbook followed by related hardcover books. Normal American camera The magazine followed in 1938, and became an important exhibition of photography and its professional uses, and journalism as a news medium. In 1944, the US Camera Publishing Corp . launched camera comicsfeaturing covers and arts like HC KieferAnd the Louis Schroeder And the Roland Patenaud Among other things. starting from Camera Comics #3The series featured the fantasy adventures of a character based on a legendary photographer Margaret Bourke White. A mysterious but historically significant series from the Golden Age, there are a set of Camera Caricature No. 3, 6 and 9 (US Camera Publishing Corp., 1945-46) Status: Average GD/VG for public auction 2022 Sep 18-19 Sep & Monday Selection of Picture Books Auction # 122238 In Heritage Auctions.

Camera Comics #3 (1945) featuring Linda Lens inspired by Margaret Bourke-White.
Camera Comics #3 (1945) featuring Linda Lens inspired by Margaret Bourke-White.

according to photography world Gary Saritzkythe character Linda Lens, who first appeared in Camera Comics #3loosely inspired by Pioneering photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White. Among many other accomplishments, Bourke White was the staff photographer for both luck And the life magazines, and her picture of Dam in Fort Peck, Montana was used as a cover for 1936 relaunch life as a photo-centric magazine (lifelaunched in 1883, was formerly best known for its illustrations by Charles Dana Gibson among others). In 1930-1932, she became the first professional Western photographer to be allowed into the Soviet Union, taking now-famous photographs Joseph Stalin And other characters, among many other subjects. During World War II, Bourke White became a war correspondent, working in combat zones. March 1, 1943 issue life Article – CommodityLife Burke White goes to bomb“It made her even more exciting in the public eye because she became the first woman to accompany the US Army Air Force on a bombing mission.

Interestingly, camera comics It wasn’t the only comic book from the Golden Age that featured Margaret Bourke-White. Famous Fannies #89 (Hardcover dated December 1941) It contained a one-page comic depicting the highlights of her career at the time, DC Comics’ Real Truth Comics #8 (May-June 1947) It featured a story chronicling her career, and on its cover included an illustrated version of the iconic photograph of Bourke-White from May 1, 1943, life Article – commodity. The Margaret Bourke-White Collection at Syracuse University Includes original art pages from an additional comic book story featuring Bourke White that may not have been published.

1944 Alfred Hitchcock Movie lifeboat championship Talloa Bankhead It is said to be inspired In December 1942, the Bourke White, traveling during a combat mission, was torpedoed. In 1989, Farah Fawcett Starred in the TV movie Double Exposure: The Margaret Bourke-White StoryWhich was based on the book Margaret Bourke-White and the power of photography by Vicki Goldberg.

Featuring a character inspired by one of the most important figures in the history of American photojournalism, there is a collection of Camera Caricature No. 3, 6 and 9 (US Camera Publishing Corp., 1945-46) Status: Average GD/VG for public auction 2022 Sep 18-19 Sep & Monday Selection of Picture Books Auction # 122238 In Heritage Auctions. If you have never bid on Heritage Auctions before, get more information, you can Check Frequently Asked Questions regarding the bidding process and related matters.

Camera Comics Set #3, 6, and 9 (US Camera Publishing Corp., 1945-46)
Camera Comics Set #3, 6, and 9 (US Camera Publishing Corp., 1945-46)

Camera Comics #3, 6, and 9 Group (US Camera Publishing Corp., 1945-46) Condition: Average GD/VG. Includes issues #3 (Nazi War cover – roll spine), 6 (FR/GD – top separated, 1.5″ back cover missing, spine separated from bottom), and 9 (pollution, water damage, missing piece on top). Backbones). The approximate plus value of the set = $150.

more information: Edit: marked as a file Back Cover number 6 is missing a 1.5 inch strip on top, and the book is in FR/GD grade.

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