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    Russ Heath - Original Art for Greyshirt: Indigo Sunset #2, Complete 10-page Story, "Swiped" (America's Best Comics, 2001). The character Greyshirt launched his career in Tomorrow Stories, first published by Alan Moore's America's Best Comics in 1999. Heavily influenced by Will Eisner's classic comic, The Spirit, Moore's Greyshirt has become more than the material that has spawned it. This brilliant ten-page story, which debuted in October 2001, was written by Rick Veitch and illustrated by Russ Heath. Most notable is the incorporation of a surrogate for Pop Art's Roy Lichtenstein, allowing for brilliant mirroring between the tale's characters and the figures in the paintings. A tongue-in-cheek poke at fine vs. commercial art, insightfully illustrated by a man who we're sure could identify with the dilemma, Heath. These brilliant, white pages measure an overall 11" x 17" with a 10" x 15" image area.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2003
    15th-20th Tuesday-Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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