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    Jack Kirby and Frank Giacoia Skull the Slayer #8 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1976). The last issue of this pulp-style story featured a fantastic cover (possibly from a layout by Marie Severin) penciled by Jack Kirby and finished by the talented Frank Giacoia. It is signed by Kirby in the UPC box, and also signed by Marvel's then Editor-in-Chief, the hyperbolic Stan "The Man" Lee! Skull would later guest-star with The Thing in Marvel Two-In-One #35 in 1978. This cover's logo, corner box, and "This God Must Die!" caption box are all stat paste-ups with some glue residue near and around them. There is handling wear in the margins, and a bit of production tape holding on the issue number and price. Overall, in Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
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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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