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    C. C. Beck "Marvel Family" Illustration Original Art (1986). Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr., and Mary Marvel stand ready at attention as old Shazam passes on his mighty powers to them, in this lovely painted illustration. It was clearly inspired by his 1945 cover to The Marvel Family #1, only with the omission of Uncle Marvel. Mr. Beck carved out quite a secondary career for himself after his retirement, doing cover recreations and scenes like this on commission. This is one of his final pieces, created only a few years before his passing in 1989. The art is in ink over graphite with watercolor/gouache on board, with an approximate image area of 10.75" x 15.5", matted and framed with glass for an overall size of 17" x 21.5"

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    November, 2014
    20th-22nd Thursday-Saturday
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