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    Bernie Wrightson Conan Try-Out Illustration Original Art (1970). Robert E. Howard's sinewy Cimmerian has seldom been portrayed as savagely as in this barbaric try-out illustration for the Conan feature by Wrightson, who was just getting started as a comics pro at the time. Roy Thomas recalled: "Bernie actually did up a couple of sample Conan drawings... I was more enthusiastic about his work than Stan [Lee] was, but it was Stan's decision. So I figured I'd wait and do something with Bernie later, and of course, we soon did that 'King Kull' story, 'The Skull of Silence,' which was lovely." Created in ink on Craftint Duotone paper with an image area 11.5" x 13". There is toning to the page, light dust shadows along the edges, production tape in the corner, and light handling wear. Signed and dated at the lower right. In Very Good condition.

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