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Mortuary

Character sketches and art for upcoming comic pages in various stages of incompleteness.

Alcohol was big business in the 1920's, of course, but so was death in many ways.  Around the turn of the century, funerals and wakes were still traditionally held in the home, but by the 20's, the trend was changing, and funeral homes were becoming the more common location for such services.
Electric embalming machines were the latest in macabre technology too.