Dave Cockrum - Aurora Comics Lord Dinosaur Unpublished Cover Original Art (Aurora, 1973). Having produced comic booklets to accompany their superhero-related model kits, Aurora seems to have entertained the notion of publishing their own comic book, featuring a character named Lord Dinosaur, or "T. Rex, the Man with the Dinosaur Brain!" This action-packed Dave Cockrum cover showcases a fully-inked figure study of T. Rex, with a pencil-only background featuring a prehistoric vista complete with belching volcano and several Thunder Lizards duking it out. There are several tissue-paper overlays, including a color guide, and two different title variants, one calling the book Lord Dinosaur and another, Aurora Comics. The paper measures an overall 11.75" x 17.5" and the art is in Very Good condition, though the overlay sheets have some edge wear and small tears. The fact that the book most likely never saw print will make this a unique showpiece for any Aurora or Dave Cockrum enthusiast.

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