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    Frank Miller and Klaus Janson Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #4 Superman vs. Batman Page 40 Original Art (DC, 1986). From the famed series that redefined the Batman franchise for the modern audience, here is a bone-crushing slugfest from the dramatic conclusion to the series, as the Man of Tomorrow battles the Dark Knight. It's universally acknowledged as one of the most important story arcs in modern comics. In addition to the incredible, bruising blow-by-blow battle featuring a seemingly outclassed Dark Knight going down in a knock-down, this page also features splendid portraits of Robin (Carrie Kelly) as she prepares to spring a trap with Green Arrow's help. This page sets up the mythological contrasts of the two DC icons' personal philosophies of right and justice, as different as day and night. This is a brilliantly self-contained narrative that encapsulates the major themes and tensions from the entire superhero genre -- it's certainly is one of the most impressive pages that we've offered, and with Batman and Superman in full-on action, it would be near-impossible to find a finer example. This modern masterwork has an image area of 11.5" x 11.75". Aside from the typical four tape residue stains in the borders, the art is in Excellent condition.

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