Original artwork (page 12) to Marvel Comics #1 -1939
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I want it, I want it, I want it, I want it ... (You can't have it!)

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Done on Craft-tint. I don't remember ever seeingBill Everett work with Craft-tint

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I did a google search for the history of Craftint. Didn't think it went back to the 30s. Came up with this...

Ohio Graphic Arts Systems was founded in 1963, then became The Craftint Manufacturing Company, then Grafix in 1990. The product was officially called “Doubletone Drawing Board”, but was more commonly referred to as Craftint (company name) or Duo-Shade (the 2-tone paper, as opposed to their single-tone Uni-Shade). The most popular pattern was Doubletone #214 (diagonal lines and crosses), though Howard Chaykin used #269 (mezzotint dots) on American Flagg!. Since the tones were a applied as wet media with a brush or pen, they looked more painterly than the cut-paper feeling of Zip-A-Tone.

 

Dug a little further and hit on this...

https://blogs.libraries.indiana.edu/craiglab/2018/01/03/craftint-doubletone-20th-century-time-saver/

"The Ohio-based Craftint Manufacturing Company offered Doubletone and a similar paper called Singletone from 1929 until they sold the product to the Ohio Graphic Arts Center, now Grafix. Grafix renamed the product Duoshade and it was available until 2009 when it was determined obsolete in the face of programs like Adobe Illustrator, and discontinued."

 

... so maybe?

Edited by ESeffinga

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If you care to see the page live, it's currently on display at the Marvel: Universe of Super-Heroes exhibit that is currently at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.  I don't think it's selling again anytime soon.

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