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    Nick Cardy - Original Cover Art for Superman #260 (DC, 1973). The Keeper of the Eternal Flame, Valdemar, tosses his flaming sword at the man from Krypton in this exceptional cover, penciled and inked by noteworthy Nick Cardy. This Bronze Age spectacle, featuring Superman in a predicament of mythic proportions, is crafted with fine linework and beautiful detail by one of the finest artists in the business. Coming in at an overall page size of 11.5" x 17.5", the art area measures 10" x 15" and comes complete with the original Superman logo, word balloon and indicia paste-ups. The work is in immaculate condition, with only the slightest aging apparent, mostly around the paste-ups. The position of the Superman figure was reworked and another piece of original art by Cardy was pasted over the original, apparently to enhance the tension. A captivating image of DC's flagship character from one of the most compelling eras in the company's history.

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    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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