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    Frank Springer Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #8 Cover Re-Creation Original Art (2009). Springer tackled Nick Fury in 1970 after an acclaimed, stylistically unique run by Jim Steranko -- a tough act to follow. Springer rose to the challenge by applying his own virile and naturalistic style, reminiscent of comics master Milton Caniff, with avant-garde overtones (Springer had recently been associated with underground satirist Michael O'Donoghue on the outrageous Phoebe Zeit-Geist comics in Evergreen Review magazine). Then at the end of his life, Springer tackled this reconstruction of the Fury #8 cover -- thoroughly in command, with as emphatic a brush-stroke as ever. Accompanying correspondence establishes this fine effort as Springer's final work. Ink and watercolors over graphite on Bristol board. The image area is 13" x 21", matted to 19" x 26". Excellent condition.

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