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    Frank Miller and Klaus Janson Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #1 Joe Chill Murder Flashback Sequence Page 16 Original Art (DC, 1986). An elderly Bruce Wayne, still haunted by the heinous crime that the underworld of Gotham City would pay for over and over again, once again flashes back to the murder of his parents. Young Bruce was permanently traumatized -- a mute witness to the senseless, savage slaying of Martha and Thomas Wayne under the gun of mugger Joe Chill. The horrifying details of the double-homicide intercut with slow motion precision with a televised report of a current Gotham City crime wave. Frank Miller masterfully stages the psychological drama in fragmented time and tightly cropped images, rivaling such masters of psychological storytelling as Will Eisner, Harvey Kurtzman, and Bernard Krigstein. No modern artist can top Miller when it comes to the gritty Crime Noir milieu. This masterwork from the acclaimed Dark Knight epic has an image area of 10" x 16". Panels six and eighteen are Photostatted elements, and aside from the usual four tape residue stains in its margins, the art is in Excellent condition.

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