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    Gil Kane and Tom Palmer Ghost Rider #9 Cover Original Art Group (Marvel, 1974). Mephisto arrives on Earth to claim Johnny Blaze's immortal soul, but who is this mysterious stranger that has other plans? This beautiful Bronze Age GR cover was done in a "lightbox" fashion, but don't fret -- with this lot, as a bonus -- you also get the detailed pencils. Gil Kane's drawing was placed on a lightbox and Tom Palmer inked over them on a separate sheet. So, while Kane's pencils are not on the finished art, his hand is certainly in evidence. Mr. Palmer has written us here at Heritage to clarify how he did a similarly-produced Tomb of Dracula #57 cover: "This is a lightboxed cover but it's also the original that saw print. I had to push the blacks and rendering with Gil's stuff, he normally worked in a linear style and not as darkly rendered as Gene (Colan)." The image area of each cover scene measures 10" x 15". The header on the penciled version is a replacement photostat; otherwise, these two cover scenes average Very Good condition.

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    August, 2013
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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