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    José Luis García-López 1978 Calendar of Super-Spectacular Disasters Illustration Original Art and Calendar (Warner Books/DC, 1977). This calamitous calendar featured several nifty aspects, not the least of which was this stunning two-page spread by fan-favorite artist José Luis García-López! It features Superman, Batman, Supergirl, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Green Arrow, Robin, Black Lightning, and the Flash! The calendar included a built-in story of a mastermind attempting to destroy the world. Each month was full of clues to the identity of the evil genius, with directions on which squares to darken on the grid in the center of this page. Who was the big baddie? Here's a clue... he's bald and doesn't like Superman very much. This page was the capper for the story written by Bob Rozakis (aka "The Answer Man"). The page was rendered in stunning detail in ink over graphite and blue pencil on oversized Bristol board with an image area of 12" x 21". The "DEC 31" paste-up at the top is a photocopy replacement. The four text caption boxes and the center grid panel are all stat paste-ups. There is some presstype "Zipatone" shading in the space scenes, and whiteout art corrections in several places. There is also some glue residue near the paste-ups, and a streak of it on the center left. Signed in the center right edge of the image area. Overall in Very Good condition. Comes with a copy of the printed Calendar, which is hard enough to find on its very own!

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