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    Luis Dominguez Ghosts #59 Cover Original Art (DC Comics, 1977). The loosening of the repressive Comics Code inspired a cautious revival of the horror comics, along with such brilliant and evocative covers as this one. Dominguez imagines two menacing scenarios in a single image -- a physical threat, on the one hand, and ghostly retribution, on the other -- and puts them in synch, to chilling effect. The "Clutching Hand" imagery in the avalanche (center) alludes to a classic trope from Gothic horror tales, Victorian melodrama, and the early pulp-fiction thrillers. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 10" x 15". Light toning and scattered adhesive residue. Very Good condition.

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    February, 2017
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