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    Jim Steranko - The Shadow #21 "The Wealth Seeker" Paperback Cover Preliminary Pencil Illustration Original Art (Jove, 1978). After establishing a reputation with his trend-setting work in comics, Jim Steranko put together a portfolio of fantasy paintings and met with Lancer Books art director Howard Winters. Steranko excelled at this new market for his talents and created dozens of paperback covers, including Pyramid Books? Jove's celebrated reissues of The Shadow pulp novels. This detailed pencil on paper drawing has an image area of 4.5" x 5", and the art is in Excellent condition. Steranko has inscribed and signed a black mat that was placed over this drawing, "To my friend Jeff/Steranko '79." The backing board for the piece was also signed and dated, "Steranko 10-01-01." From the Fantastic Frank Collection.

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