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    John Romita Sr. Our Love Story #10 Cover Preliminary Artwork Original Art (Marvel, 1971). Romita Sr.'s rough cover layout in graphite on onionskin paper for the story "How Near To Heaven". Of note, the older couple on the bottom right of the approximately 10" x 10" image area was replaced with a younger swinging 1970s style couple on the published cover. This artwork has been affixed to reproduction Bristol board, with low-res reproductions of the logo, corner box, and all cover blurbs. As the artwork is glued to the 11" x 16.5" board, and there are so many low-res elements glued directly on top of the artwork itself, this is in Good condition. Someone has written "John Romita" in the lower margin on the reproduction board. It is unverified if this was by Romita himself or not. Comes with a copy of the comic book.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2018
    1st Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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