GRAY, HAROLD. 1894-1968.
Little Orphan Annie. Original 5-panel daily strip, pen and ink on stiff paper, 180 x 590 mm, signed and additionally signed and inscribed ("Very best wishes to Shelton Frey from Harold Gray"), dated January 1, 1943. Marginal notes and scribbles in pen, pencil and crayon, evenly toned, some edgewear and soiling, thumbtack holes.
Annie, garbed in the raiment of the Junior Commandos, muses solemnly about the new year and how coming events will influence the fortunes of war.