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    Ralph Hughes - Original Cover Art for the Greg Manning Fall 2000 Catalog (Greg Manning Auctions, 2000). Recently used as the cover of Comic Book Marketplace, this gorgeous recreation of Bernard Baily's original Spectre cover for More Fun #54 was painted by Ralph Hughes. The colors are spectacular, and Hughes brings the eerie nature of the Spectre's personality to dramatic life with his use of burnt orange contrasting with the sombre evergreen of the Spectre's cape. That familiar unearthly gaze coming from under the hood gives the viewer an uneasy feeling, and all the little details are vividly painted with a sure hand. The overall size is 16" x 20", painted on illustration board.

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    March, 2003
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
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