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    Joe Orlando Watchmen #5 Page 30 "Tales of the Black Freighter" Original Art (DC, 1987). This is a true rarity! It is the only page of original artwork from DC's innovative and industry-changing 12 issue series, Watchmen, that was not drawn by Dave Gibbons. The page was presented as being reprinted in an article from the fake book "The Treasure Island Treasury of Comics." So this page's first (real) appearance was as a (fake) reprint. All of the other pages from the (also fake) comic title "Tales of the Black Freighter" were actually drawn by series artist Dave Gibbons. This page is produced in ink over graphite on Bristol board with an image area of 10" x 15". Some slight tanning and minor edge/corner wear, however in Excellent condition overall. A copy of Watchmen #5 is included with the art.

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    August, 2015
    27th-29th Thursday-Saturday
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