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    Mathieu Lauffray Star Wars: Heir to the Empire #1 de 6 Couverture Originale (Dark Horse Comics, 1995). Pièce vedette de ce catalogue, collection privée de Mr. Lauffray. Dixit Mr. Lauffray, « Un beau jour de 1995, Olivier Vatine et Fred Blanchard m'ont proposé l'impensable. Réaliser les couvertures de leur Comic book Star Wars, pour les éditions Dark Horse Comics. Star Wars était, sans conteste, l'oeuvre de fiction qui avait le plus compté pour moi. J'ai découvert la trilogie en salle, en 1977, 1980 puis 1983. Le plus monde n'a plus jamais été le même après. Durant cette miraculeuse collaboration, je recevais les retours, remarques et validations Lucasfilm et Dark Horse comme des reliques sacrées. Lors de cette collaboration, tout a été bon pour tenter de transmettre au public ma passion de cet univers qui m'avait tant donné, apporté. J'ai peint, j'ai fait tout ce que j'ai pu, et jamais je n'ai été plus exalté de toute ma vie de fan. ». Woww.. que dire de plus si ce n'est que cette couverture, et l'autre proposée, figure aujourd'hui comme une des images de la pop culture Star Wars aussi bien en Europe qu'aux Etats-Unis. ll y a cinq ans, l'Alliance Rebelle a détruit l'Étoile de la Mort, vaincu Dark Vador et l'Empereur, Luke Skywalker est devenu le premier d'une lignée tant attendue de Chevaliers Jedi. À des milliers d'années-lumière, le dernier des seigneurs de guerre de l'Empereur, le Grand Amiral Thrawn, a pris le commandement de la flotte impériale brisée, l'a préparée pour la guerre et l'a pointée sur le cœur fragile de la Nouvelle République. Cette couverture légendaire n'a jamais été disponible sur le marché. Technique mixte, acrylique sur board épais avec une superficie d'image de 36,5 x 50 cm. Datée. Signée. En Parfaite condition. Collection privée Mathieu Lauffray.
    Mathieu Lauffray Star Wars: Heir to the Empire #1 of 6 Cover Original Art (Dark Horse Comics, 1995). Featured cover in this catalog, from the private collection of Mr. Lauffray. According to Mr. Lauffray, "we are in 1995, Olivier Vatine and Fred Blanchard offered me the unthinkable. Make the covers of their Star Wars comic book, for the Dark Horse Comics editions. Star Wars was hands down the most important work of fiction to me. I discovered the trilogy indoors, in 1977, 1980, and 1983. The world was never the same afterwards. During this miraculous collaboration, I received feedback, remarks, and validations from Lucasfilm and Dark Horse as sacred relics. During this collaboration, everything was good in trying to convey to the public my passion for this universe which had given me so much. I painted, I did all I could, and never have I been more enthusiastic in my life as a fan." Wow... what more can we say. This cover, and the other one we offer in this catalogue, are some of the most famous images of Star Wars pop culture in both Europe and the USA. Five years ago, the Rebel Alliance destroyed the Death Star, defeated Darth Vader and the Emperor, Luke Skywalker has become the first in a long-awaited line of Jedi Knights. Thousands of light-years away, the last of the Emperor's warlords, Grand Admiral Thrawn, has taken command of the shattered Imperial fleet, readied it for war, and pointed it at the fragile heart of the New Republic. This legendary cover has never been available on the market. Mixed media, acrylic on thick board with an image area of 14.25" x 19.5". Dated. Signed. In Excellent condition. Private collection Mathieu Lauffray.


    More Information: Star Wars: Heir to the Empire #1-6 (October 1995 - April 1996) introduced the Admiral Thrawn character for the first time in the comics world. This issue #1 cover is the first comics visual appearance of Admiral Thrawn. Oh by the way, will Grand Admiral Thrawn be in The Mandalorian season 3 ? / Star Wars: Heir to the Empire #1-6 (octobre 1995 - avril 1996) a introduit le personnage de l'Amiral Thrawn pour la premiere fois dans le monde de la bande dessinee. Cette couverture du numero 1 est la premiere publication visuelle de l'Amiral Thrawn en bande dessinee. Au fait, le Grand Amiral Thrawn apparaitra-t-il dans la saison 3 de The Mandalorian ?


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