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    Bernie Wrightson - "Visitor" Illustration Original Art (1976). From the depths of the ocean comes a fearsome creature to rain death and destruction down on a crew of unlucky pirates. Pages 252-53 of Christopher Zavisa's monograph, Berni Wrightson: A Look Back showcased this luminous mixed-media chiller, created for a Christopher Enterprises poster. The book noted the origins of this sea-faring sensation: "By Mid-1975 Berni Wrightson was at a crucial stage of his developing career. After having spent six years in comics, he had achieved almost every imaginable success. It was time to move on and move up. A new direction had to be found." Christopher Zavisa and Chris Hoth had created a market for high-quality posters and limited-edition print portfolios, and the Christopher Enterprises stable of artists included such fan-favorites as Mike Kaluta, Neal Adams, Roy G. Krenkel, and Alex Nino. It was only fitting that Bernie Wrightson would also join up. Rendered in mixed-media on illustration board with an image area of 17.5" x 22.75". Slight toning, stain spot on the left edge, torn label in the bottom right corner, with edge and handling wear. Signed by Wrightson in the lower right image area and in Very Good condition.


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