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    Frank Miller and Klaus Janson Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #2 Batman and Robin Ride the Batcycle Page 38 Original Art (DC, 1986). Frank Miller's TDKR changed the direction of comics with its prestige mini-series format, combined with the fact that it was one of the first modern mainstream features to put a gritty noir patina on the squeaky-clean Silver Age hero mythos previously exemplified by DC. TDKR has since been celebrated as among the most important and influential stories ever published. Miller is arguably the greatest superhero writer/artist to work during this period, and TDKR helped launch a much-needed comics revolution -- many feel that it helped Sandman and Watchmen connect with the public at large. This page from "The Dark Knight Triumphant," staring Batman, Robin, Commissioner Gordon, and an appearance of the Batcycle, has an image area of 12" x 18", and it's in Excellent condition. Signed by inker Klaus Janson at the lower left.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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