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    Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez Batman #313 Cover Original Art (DC Comics, 1979). The Dark Knight creeps behind Two-Face as he stares at the scarred side of the coin. With clean and expressive work, it's easy to see why José Luis García-López is such a fan-favorite artist. It's pure Garcia-Lopez, and while the published cover shows some differences, we believe this detailed piece was used, supplemented by stats created in production to create the printing plate.
    A copy of the related comic book is included and viewable online. There is a faint sketch on the back of the art, a scan of which may be seen online. Created in ink over graphite on Bristol board, with an image area of 9.75" x 15". Light toning to the edges, pinholes on the top left corner, a small tape pull on the left center edge, and whiteout markings. In Excellent condition.


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    To elaborate about the changes in the original art being offered and the final version of the published comic book, comparing the images of Batman and Two-Face on the original art to the published cover, they line up perfectly. For the cover, the pattern on Two-Face's suit was probably changed for editorial consistency or to make it easier to draw on the interior pages. On the cover, background elements appear to have been switched/photoshopped in production, but again align perfectly when mirrored.



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