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    Gene Colan original large self-portrait artwork with his most popular superheroes. (2004) Accomplished in pencil on large 18 x 22 in. lightweight art board. Gene "The Dean" Colan was always considered as an artist whose work was admired greatly by both peers and fans alike, and in this specific piece we can totally see why! Gene was totally at the top of his game when he drew this absolutely stunning all-pencil self portrait of himself at his drafting table along with some of the heroes he is best-known for illustrating: "Iron Man", "Dr. Strange", "Dracula", "Daredevil", "Batman" (in a clever gag showing him stating: "I finally have freed myself" in comic strip panel as the drawing of him is literally "escaping" the confines of the drawn page and into the 3-D world of reality!), and "Howard the Duck"! Also seen is the young boy from the Eclipse comic Ragamuffins, and it looks as if he's in just as much awe of Gene as we are! Self portraits of big name comic artists are extremely rare and have always been highly coveted by collectors, but the incredible detail that Gene achieved in this specific one really puts it over the top! A very rare opportunity. Signed by Gene in bottom corner. Some small creases. Otherwise art is in very good condition.

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    December, 2019
    14th Saturday
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