Early Wally Wood, c. 1949. Impossible to contemplate today without seeing it as some kind of latter-day retro parody.
Some comic illustrators of the 1980s and 90s, notably Charles Burns and “Coop,” painstakingly imitated the zigzag highlights technique you see in the foreground coiffure.
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