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    Gene Colan and Frank Giacoia - Daredevil #27 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1967). Gene Colan's career on Daredevil and Tomb of Dracula has always been much admired by Marvel maniacs, and this cover certainly shows why. Inked with rich, moody blacks by Frank Giacoia, Daredevil is ready to kick some arch-villains in the lower anatomy. And if Spider-Man, in one of his early crossover appearances, gets in the way then too bad for him! If you think this art looks different from the published comic, then give yourself a No-Prize. After the original art had been drawn, Stan Lee decided that Spidey needed to be moved to the left (you can see the editorial notes in the margin), and so photostats were made and pasted over the inked artwork. These stats have been professionally removed and replaced with recreations of the logo and caption stats to allow us to see the piece as it was originally drawn. This lot includes all of the original stats. A twice-up Daredevil cover would be highly desirable without Spidey, but with him, the sky's the limit! The image area measures approximately 13" x 20", and, aside from some slight aging apparent, the art is in Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2005
    11th-13th Thursday-Saturday
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