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    Dave Cockrum - Aurora Comics/Lord Dinosaur Unpublished Cover Original Art (Aurora, 1973). This one's a real puzzler. Near as we can figure, having produced a few comic booklets to accompany their superhero-related model kits, Aurora may have entertained the notion of publishing their own comic, featuring an original character called Lord Dinosaur, aka "T. Rex, the Man with the Dinosaur Brain!" This nifty Dave Cockrum cover features 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 sheets of tissue-paper overlay, including a color guide, and two different title variants, one calling the book Lord Dinosaur and another simply Aurora Comics. The art measures 11.75" x 17.5" and is in Very Good condition, though the overlay sheets have quite a bit of edge wear and small tears. The fact that the book never saw print makes this a unique piece for any collection, as well a terrific addition to any Dave Cockrum collection.

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    February, 2005
    9th-10th Wednesday-Thursday
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