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    John Romita Sr. and Marie Severin Origins of Marvel Comics Cover Preliminary Original Art (circa 1997). Stan Lee signed this piece depicting A-list Marvel heroes! Romita supplied the Captain America and Spider-Man figures, while Severin provided the Hulk and Thor figures. The logo style looks like the 1997 edition of this book, which had a different cover image by Claudio Castellini. Rendered in ink with blue pencil shading on 9" x 12" onionskin paper. There is a rusty paperclip stain in the top left, and a small section of the lower right marginal corner is torn off (just below the Stan Lee signature). The piece is lightly hinged to an 11" x 13.5" illustration board backing. Toned and in Very Good condition.


    More Information: EDIT: The foreground figures of Cap and Spidey are by John Romita Sr. The background figures of Hulk and Thor are by Marie Severin.


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