Mike Ploog The Black CauldronClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionMike Ploog The Black Cauldron Palace Guards Concept Drawing (Walt Disney, 1985). Marvel Comics artist Mike Ploog created this page of studies for the Horned King's palace guards, with no less than eight scary-looking guys and/or goblins! Mike began his career in animation, first at Filmation, where he worked as cleanup artist on Batman and Superman cartoons. He then moved on to Hanna-Barbera before working with comics legend Will Eisner. Mike's career really took off at Marvel Comics, on titles like Werewolf By Night, The Monster of Frankenstein, Man-Thing, and Ghost Rider. He also has illustrated cards for Magic: The Gathering. This page of original art is in ink, filling an 11" x 17" sheet of paper; each image is quickly sketched in, but even in this loose style, the detail is fantastic. The bottom right corner is signed as P. Tack holes in all four corners, with handling and edge wear. Good condition.
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