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    Curt Swan and Sheldon Moldoff - Action Comics #287 Cover Original Art (DC, 1962). Q Superman is a fugitive from an armed manhunt. To make matters worse, Clark Kent's boss, Perry White, is the one hunting the Man of Steel down with his own super pooch, Krypto. This swinging sixties cover boasts a favored Mort Weisinger approved cover hook, namely Iwhy have Superman's closest friends turned against him? The entire image on the printed comic book was reversed, or "flopped, so that the figure of Superman appeared on the right rather than the left. Some of the logo and type elements are carefully color-matched replacements, and the word balloons have been removed; otherwise the art is in Excellent condition. The paper measures an overall 14.25" x 20", while the image area is 12.5" x 18.75". It won't be easy to track down a nicer Silver Age Superman cover than this gem, so bid accordingly, Super fans!

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    July, 2004
    29th Thursday
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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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