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    John Romita Sr. The Amazing Spider-Man #85 Kingpin and the Schemer Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1970). The Amazing Spider-Man, America's teen sensation superhero, is stuck between an irresistible evil mastermind -- and an immovable crime boss -- namely, the Schemer and the Kingpin, in this classic cover by one of Marvel's Mightiest artists. A dynamic image of the wondrous webspinner snared in a-web-not-of-his-own-making graces this action-packed extravaganza by Johnny "Ring-a-Ding" Romita Sr. -- the artist many consider to be Spidey's best. With an image area measuring approximately 10" x 15", this Bronze Age blockbuster has areas of white-out; otherwise, it's in Excellent condition, and best of all, it's drawn on bristol art paper, not vellum. Some of the logos and type elements are adhered with clear tape, but overall this is an outstanding Spider-cover with tremendous eye-appeal that will make some Marvel art collector very happy. The competition for covers like this has historically been quite fierce, so bid early, bid often, and you might walk away with a significant Spidey classic.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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