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    Marshall Rogers Detective Comics #481 Story Page 12 Original Art (DC, 1978). A powerful page. Rogers' version redefines Batman in ways that recall the Golden Age while advancing its imagery. The linchpin is Rogers' suggestion of how the feature might have looked in its earliest days if co-creator Bob Kane had been a genuine illustrator instead of a cartoonist out of his depth. This piece draws the observer in from the first panel -- a character-rich face, to establish one key setting -- and cuts abruptly to a cycle of expressive Batman images as the hero hastens to avert a crisis. Pure genius. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 10" x 15". Excellent condition.

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    November, 2016
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