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    Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz Lone Wolf and Cub: Deluxe Edition #1 Unused Cover Painting Original Art (First, 1988). An intense and bloody dust jacket cover design! It was originally penciled by Frank Miller, then his work was printed on Bristol board for Bill Sienkiewicz to paint this finished work. Sienkiewicz seems to have painted more than one work from the Miller pencils, as a different version was used on the final printed dust jacket. The image shows ronin samurai Ogami Itto, with his young son Daigoro clinging to his back. The original manga spawned movies, TV series, and these US edition comics, and is well-remembered for the iconic image of the samurai pushing the baby in a wooden cart as they crossed feudal Japan. This piece is painted almost edge-to-edge on 11" x 17" Bristol board. In Excellent condition.

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