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    Alex Ross - JLA Study Preliminary Artwork Original Art (c. 1992). This appears to be a study of the JLA produced by Alex Ross that lead to one of the original submission pieces he sent to DC Comics seeking work from them. This is what Ross had to say about that original 1992 finished submission piece: "This shows my very first ideas about Superman, which are a very Fleisher-esque version, and about the (1990) CBS TV show's Flash. [The Batman is in fact] based on Freddie Mercury's face on the cover of the Queen II album, and Wonder Woman is based on Roger Taylor right next to him." The piece is produced in color marker over graphite on 17" x 11" paper and affixed to a larger Bristol board. There is a roughed-in inset panel on top of the image with just the barest beginnings of some figures, of one of which is definitely Batman. Signed in the lower image area. This is some of the earliest work by Alex Ross that we have ever handled here at Heritage Auctions. In Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    6th Sunday
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