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    Will Eisner Pencil Page Preliminary Layouts "Life on Another Planet/The Emigre" Original Art Group (1979). Will Eisner was a master comic book storyteller, and this lot is a virtual "how-to" seminar, revealing how the legendary cartoonist and teacher planned his stories. This lot features 17 pencil and blue pencil on 8.5" x 11" bond paper layout sketches, complete with story dialogue and captions. Included here are the preliminary studies for the opening splash/cover for the first chapter of the graphic novel, "Life on Another Planet", followed by 16 pages from chapter two, "The First Emigre." Page one is signed by Eisner in ink, and the art averages Very Good condition. All of the pages are archived in plastic sleeves in a three-ring gray vinyl binder. Also included with this lot are two tearsheet booklets taken from the printed, finished stories as they appeared in Kitchen Sink's The Spirit #19 and #20.

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