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    Sheldon Mayer - Batman Unpublished Story Page 6 Preliminary Artwork Joker Original Art (c. 1978). To quote The Batman Vault by Robert Greenberger and Matthew K Manning... "When Paul Levitz began editing the Batman titles in 1978, he introduced interconnected continuity between Batman and Detective Comics. At the time he was in constant contact with Sheldon Mayer, a legendary DC editor who was semi-retired. Mayer objected to the idea of continuity in comic books stories and engaged in vigorous debate with the younger Levitz." One day an 18-page story written and pencilled by Mayer arrived as an instructional component to the debate. This is Mayer's rough layout pre-lim work for Page 6 of that story. It reveals the Joker in the last two panels. Graphite on onionskin paper with an image area of 10" x 15.25". There is a hole in Panel 3. In Very Good condition.

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