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    Gray Morrow - Original Cover Art for Super Cops #1 (Red Circle Productions, 1974). This cover is from the one shot comic based on the lives and adventures of real-life cops Dave Greenberg and Bob Hantz. Gray Morrow was a perfect choice for this cover. His ability to realistically render the social, cultural and historical style needed for any given assignment is showcased here with this exciting montage of imagery. His knowledge of the print medium is evident in his use of several inking techniques, marker, wash and zipatone. This piece of art is in excellent condition. Only the comics code area, date and Red Circle circular icon logo at the top left are stats - and the icon has actually been reworked by Morrow. The illustration board that the cover was done on measures 17.25" x 24" with an image area of approximately 14"x21". This is wonderful piece from a highly regarded master of the comic medium.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2002
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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