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    Mike Ploog - Original Production Art for "The Thing" (Universal Studios, 1981). Mike Ploog first came to the attention of comic book readers in the mid-1970s when his work appeared in a number of Marvel Comics' horror publications. Today, Ploog is one of Steven Spielberg's top storyboard artists. Back in 1981, he was hired by director John Carpenter to storyboard his feature film, "The Thing," a remake of the 1950s classic film, "The Thing From Another World." Ploog conjured up incredible storyboards depicting the creatures in the film, encouraged by special effects supervisor, Rob Bottin, to take the monsters to the extreme. Ploog would come up with a walking mouth, and Bottin would say, "Put some eyeballs on it!" and Ploog would respond, "You can't put eyeballs on a mouth!" These horrifying images are drawn in colored pencil on a sheet of 10.25" x 21.5" paper, and attractively matted. In excellent condition, and signed by Mike Ploog.

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