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Jim Lee Wolverine #27 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1990). If you are in dire need of an insanely iconic cover that captures the feral fury of X-Men rebel Wolverine, look no further than this Marvel masterpiece, penciled and inked by the mega-popular Jim Lee. Kicking off his ascent into the comic pantheon of creators as an artist for Marvel Comics, Jim Lee built his immense following working on titles such as Alpha Flight and Punisher War Journal, before soaring to stardom on The Uncanny X-Men. X-Men #1. The 1991 spinoff series premiere that Lee penciled and co-wrote with Chris Claremont, is still the best-selling comic book of all time, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Masterpieces of this quality seldom come to market. This instant classic has an image area of 9.75" x 15" and it's in Excellent condition. From the Shamus Modern Masterworks Collection.

Lee, Jim:Jim Lee burst upon the comic book field in 1987. Since then, he has proven to be one of the most influential comic creators of the Modern era. He helped reinvigorate the X-Men, co-founded Image Comics, illustrated the hugely popular “Hush” storyline in Batman comics, and become co-publisher of DC Comics. Lee illustrated the relaunched X-Men title in 1991. The first issue sold over 8 Million copies, setting a Guinness World Record for premiere issues. He was one of the original Image Comics founders, which helped change the landscape of comic publishing in that each co-founder had his own “studio” of talent and characters. Many new creators found a door into the industry through the various Image studios. Later, Jim Lee sold his Image company, Wildstorm Productions, to DC Comics and returned to creating and illustrating, which led to his work on the highly acclaimed “Hush” storyline that ran through Batman #608-619 in 2003. With DC’s “New 52” relaunch of their universe in 2011, many of Wildstorm Productions characters were folded into the regular DC Universe. His affect on the industry, as artist, writer, creator, and publisher, will continue to shape the world of comics for the foreseeable future. . Comic Artist.

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