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Frank Miller and Klaus Janson Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #2 Batman and Robin Ride the Batcycle Page 38 Origin...

2013 May 16 - 18 Comics Signature Auction - Dallas #7076

 
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Auction Ended On: May 17, 2013
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Frank Miller and Klaus Janson Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #2 Batman and Robin Ride the Batcycle Page 38 Original Art (DC, 1986). Frank Miller's TDKR changed the direction of comics with its prestige mini-series format, combined with the fact that it was one of the first modern mainstream features to put a gritty noir patina on the squeaky-clean Silver Age hero mythos previously exemplified by DC. TDKR has since been celebrated as among the most important and influential stories ever published. Miller is arguably the greatest superhero writer/artist to work during this period, and TDKR helped launch a much-needed comics revolution -- many feel that it helped Sandman and Watchmen connect with the public at large. This page from "The Dark Knight Triumphant," staring Batman, Robin, Commissioner Gordon, and an appearance of the Batcycle, has an image area of 12" x 18", and it's in Excellent condition. Signed by inker Klaus Janson at the lower left.

Miller, Frank:Frank Miller (American, b. 1957): is a multi-talented cartoonist, writer, and film director, most celebrated for his work on the Marvel characters Daredevil, Elektra, and Wolverine, as well as on his own characters for the Dark Horse titles Hard Boiled, 300, and Sin City. In the late eighties, Miler became the first and foremost of a new breed of "noir" comic book storytellers, thanks to the tremendous popularity of his work on the industry-changing Batman: The Dark Knight Returns series. He also directed the film version of Will Eisner's The Spirit, and shared directing duties with Robert Rodriguez on Sin City, and produced the film 300..

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