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    Marie Severin and Frank Giacoia Tower of Shadows #3 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1970). What happens at midnight in the Wax Museum, stays in the Wax Museum! A wonderful horror-filled cover penciled by Marie Severin, and per her personal note in the bottom margin, we know it was inked by Frank Giacoia. On the published cover the figures were largely obscured in shadow, so it's nice to see them in all their glory for the first time! The piece is on Sparta World Color Bristol board with an image area of 10" x 15". The corner box and logo are a large stat that was pasted on at one point, but is held in place by tape now. The bottom caption box is paste-up. With only a bit of tanning, whiteout correction, and minor production oil stains, this is overall in Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2016
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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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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    Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
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