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    Dick Sprang - Detective Comics #118 Cover Recreation Original Art (1990). Batman's nemesis, the Joker, that Harlequin of Hate, has stacked the deck against the Caped Crusader by hitting him with a pair of murderous face-cards. Dick Sprang inscribed a detailed note on the back of his sensational painting, "I drew this cover for Detective Comics #118, published in December, 1946. It served as the lead-in to the Joker story, 'The Royal Flush Crimes,' which I did not draw. In April, 1990, I drew this re-creation in the size of the original art, except for eliminating the top portion which carried the logo. The image size is 13" x 13.25". I painted it specifically as my contribution to the Chicago Comicon's auction for the benefit of the literacy volunteers of Chicago. (signed) Dick Sprang." The art is in Excellent condition and Dick Sprang signed the art at the lower right. You'll be the big wnner, if you manage to outbid the other Bat-fans on this comic art by one of the Batman's finest artists!

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