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John Buscema Conan vs. Tarzan Illustration Original Art (1977)....

2010 November Dallas Signature Comics & Comic Art Auction #7027

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Auction Ended On: Nov 19, 2010
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John Buscema Conan vs. Tarzan Illustration Original Art (1977). By Crom and kreegah! It's a clash of the pulp fiction titans in this John Buscema specialty illustration featuring Robert E. Howard's Conan, in a no-holds-barred death match with Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan. Who will win? This ink on paper illustration has an approximate image area of 13" x 9", and it has been matted to an overall size of 17" x 13". The art has been glued to a backing board, and the overmat has also been glued to the backing board, and there are some light glue stains at the bottom of the image; otherwise, the piece is in Very Good condition.

Buscema, John:John Buscema (American 1927-2002): After the departure of Jack Kirby from Marvel in 1970, John Buscema became one of the company’s most influential artists. Buscema is perhaps most celebrated for his Bronze Age work on the Avengers, the Silver Surfer, and Conan the Barbarian. Buscema’s work proved so in-demand in the mid-seventies, he launched the John Buscema Art School which advertised for students in the pages of many Marvel titles. Stan Lee made appearances as a guest lecturer at Buscema's school and the two collaborated on the wildly popular book How to Draw Comics The Marvel Way, Simon and Schuster, 1978. Comic Art

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