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    Gil Kane and Mike Esposito - Original Cover Art for Giant-Size Defenders #1 (Marvel, 1974). You would be hard pressed to find a more recognizable Marvel cover from the Bronze Age. Gil Kane, himself, felt that his best artwork was done for Marvel during the 1970's. This piece is an excellent argument for that sentiment. Gil Kane's ability to convey action was unsurpassed. This classic "burst" image features four of Marvel's greatest heroes in one of their most powerful representations. This is a multi-layered piece with several stats. The image of the Hulk, Sub-Mariner and Doctor Strange is an original layer, as is the image of the Silver Surfer. This piece does have a moderate amount of white out with some tape and staining. This piece measures 11.5"x17.5".

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    October, 2002
    10th-13th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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