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    Steve Bissette and John Totleben Swamp Thing #40 Page 5 Original Art (DC, 1985). The romance between Abby Cable and Swamp Thing as written by Alan Moore was unlike anything that had ever been seen in comics. This is a lovely, romantic page. We should note that the "he" they're talking about is John Constantine whom the world saw for the first time in the prior issue. Inscribed "to John" and signed by Bissette at the bottom. Produced in ink over graphite on Bristol board with an image area of 10" x 15". Three clipped corners, otherwise Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    13th-14th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 25
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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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