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    Sal Buscema Marvel Tales #38 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1972). An all-new cover for this issue that reprinted the story from Amazing Spider-Man #53. Doctor Octopus is back, and he's ready to put the squeeze on Spider-Man! This battle of the eight-legged titans was created in ink over graphite on Bristol board with an image area of 10" x 15". The logo, header banner, and corner box are all stat paste-up (with black touch-ups done at production). The rest of the cover text is hand-lettered paste-up. The logo stat is held on with production tape. In the lower image area, Spidey's foot was trimmed and lifted to allow the title banner to slide behind it. This was taped down with production tape. There are some minor production oil stains in the lower image area also. In Very Good condition.

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    May, 2019
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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