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    Dave Gibbons Watchmen Slipcase Hardcover Collected, Signed, Limited Edition, Signature Plate Illustration Original Art and Signed, Limited Edition Book #W (DC/Graphitti Designs, 1987). Here is a piece of rarely seen Rorschach original art from the masterful collection of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' game-changing dissection of super-hero comics, produced by Graphitti Designs. This was used on the signature plate where Moore and Gibbons were to have signed the limited-to-1000 edition books. However, the signed editions were canceled and only 125 were fully produced, making this art extremely rarely seen by fans. These books were supplied to just Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, and DC Comics for internal use only. None were ever offered for sale to the general public.
    There is a copy of the extremely limited book with this original art! It is #W, and signed by Moore and Gibbons on the signature plate in the book.
    The original art was hand-crafted by Gibbons in a production style similar to animation. He drew the black line art on the Acetate overlay sheet, and then hand-painted the color on a separate piece of board. The piece is glass-front framed to 15.25" x 19.25", with an inner image area of 9" x 9.75". There is light wear on the frame itself. In Excellent condition.


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    January, 2021
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