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    Joe Rubinstein Captain America #249 Machinesmith Cover Re-Creation Original Art (undated). Marvel inking legend Joe Rubinstein (who inked the original 1980 cover) re-creates the action-packed scene that very well may have been the best image of John Byrne's brief but fondly remembered run on this title. The Machinesmith is the one sending Thing and Spider-Man robots to attack Cap here. As noted when Heritage Auctions sold the original cover for nearly $18,000 -- when it came to drawing metal and machinery, perhaps only Jack Kirby was the equal of Byrne and Rubinstein, and not even "The King" would put in as much intricate detail as is seen here. That still holds true in this reprise. The image area of this awesome re-creation is 10" x 15.5", and the art is in Excellent condition. Signed at the lower left, "Rubinstein after B. + R."

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    February, 2012
    22nd-24th Wednesday-Friday
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