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    Frank Miller and Klaus Janson Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #1 Iconic "Sound Effects" Page 27 Original Art (DC, 1986). "I smell their fear-and it is sweet." Offered here is the iconic "Sound Effects page" from the book, a more experimental approach taken by Miller in this landmark series. The sound effects from the siren are used as a design element, weaving through each panel, as the Batman leaps onto the car in hot pursuit. This is only the second page showing Batman in costume from this classic mini-series. And, Batman appears in five of the seven horizontal panels. Best of all, it is completely self-contained, and the action speaks for itself. If you can only have one Dark Knight page, this is the one you want! This modern landmark has an image area of 10" x 16". The word balloons and sound effects are paste-ons, and aside from four tape residue stains in the borders, the art is in Excellent condition. Signed in the lower right margin.

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    February, 2013
    21st-23rd Thursday-Saturday
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