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    Gil Kane Conan the Barbarian #12 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971). Seven against one? No problem, if that "one" is Conan! Gil Kane delivers the goods with this stunning, action-packed cover featuring our favorite Cimmerian. Robert E. Howard's classic pulp hero was riding high in 1971, thanks to Marvel's monthly comic book, with art by fan-favorite Barry Smith. When Smith began having trouble meeting his deadlines, other artists stepped in, and Kane not only supplied this issue's cover art, he also contributed interior art for a back-up story, along with Tom Palmer and Bernie Wrightson. The cover is in ink over graphite and whiteout, drawn on a piece of Bristol that has been attached to a World Color artboard, with an overall image area of 10" x 15". The "Conan" masthead logo and small figure are original photostats; the "Marvel Comics Group" strip at the top with issue number and price is a recent replacement, as is "The Most Savage..." line at the bottom. Overall Very Good condition, with small stains and handling wear.

    More information about Gil Kane, also known as Kane, Gil, Eli Katz, Scott Edwards, Gil Kane.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    20th-22nd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 22
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