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    Barry Windsor-Smith Solar, Man of the Atom #9 Cover Original Art (Valiant, 1992). Solar confronts the "Godchild" on this striking cover by master artist Barry Windsor-Smith. Not only did fans get a great BWS cover, but this was one of the early issues that contained Solar's origin story "Alpha & Omega." An amazingly detailed cover with the classically elegant figure work that redefined the image of Solar. Crafted in blue pencil, graphite, and BWS vigorous pen and ink style on Bristol board with an image area of 10" x 15.5" In Excellent condition. Signed BWS.

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