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Todd McFarlane Marvel Tales #235 Spider-Man and X-Men Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1989). Here is a landmark cover -- it's one of the very few covers to showcase Marvel's mighty mutants as drawn in the distinctive Todd McFarlane style. While the X-Factor appeared on the cover of Incredible Hulk #337, this super-spectacular, reprising the events of Marvel Team-Up Annual #1, features the classic uncanny X-Men line-up, as well as your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Hailing from a peak period, this mighty Marvel show-stopper has an image area of 9.75" x 15", and the art is in Excellent condition. Signed by Todd McFarlane in its lower right margin. A production piece photocopy of the cover is included with this lot. From the Shamus Modern Masterworks Collection.

McFarlane, Todd:Todd McFarlane (Canadian, b. 1961): is a multi-talented cartoonist, writer, toy designer and entrepreneur, most celebrated for his work on Marvel’s Incredible Hulk, and Spider-Man, as well as on his own character, Spawn. In the early nineties, McFarlane became the first of a new breed of independent comic book superstars, thanks to the p[opularity of his work on Marvel’s titles. In 1992, he and several of the new wave of comics creators formed Image Comics. McFarlane based his hugely successful, occult, anti-hero Spawn on a character from his high school portfolio and updated the concept for the nineties. In recent years, McFarlane has focused most of his time on his entrepreneurial efforts, McFarlane Toys and Todd McFarlane Entertainment, a film and animation studio .

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