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    Gill Fox - Police Comics #11 Preliminary Cover Sketch Original Art (Quality Comics, 1942). Plastic Man sprang from a test tube to squirt "mud" in a mad scientist's eye in this memorable Golden Age cover by Gill Fox. This detailed pencil preliminary for the finished Police Comics #11 cover has an image area that measures approximately 8.5" x 12", on 11.5" x 15" paper. The paper has several pieces out of its edges and numerous tears and creases; overall the art is in Fair condition. The drawing has numerous color notes written to the engraver and a printed cover proof is included in this lot. The proof has a tear and a color break at the top center of the cover, its lower left corner has eroded away, and the proof was affixed to a backing board; but overall the proof is in Good condition. The character line-up running down the left edge features portraits of The Spirit (his first appearance on a cover), Manhunter, #711, Chic Carter, and the Human Bomb. These sensational pieces give an invaluable insight into the creative process for Quality Comics' titles. This preliminary is a scarce, uninked Golden Age masterwork; don't miss your chance to win it! From the collection of Gill Fox.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    18th-20th Wednesday-Friday
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