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    Bernie Wrightson - "Visitor" Illustration Original Art (1976). From the depths of the ocean comes a fearsome creature to rain death and destruction down on a crew of unlucky pirates. Pages 252-53 of Christopher Zavisa's monograph, Berni Wrightson: A Look Back showcased this luminous mixed-media chiller, created for a Christopher Enterprises poster. The book noted the origins of this sea-faring sensation: "By Mid-1975 Berni Wrightson was at a crucial stage of his developing career. After having spent six years in the comics, he had achieved almost every imaginable success. It was time to move on and move up. A new direction had to be found." Christopher Zavisa and Chris Hoth had created a market for high-quality posters and limited-edition print portfolios and the Christopher Enterprises stable of artists included such fan-favorites as Mike Kaluta, Neal Adams, Roy G. Krenkel, and Alex Nino. It was only fitting that Bernie Wrightson would also join up. The image area of this mixed-media on illustration board monster-piece measures 17.5" x 23", and the art is in Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2006
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
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