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    Roy Krenkel - "Chessmen of Mars" Illustration Original Art (Cazedessus, 1969). When it came to pure sketching, Roy Krenkel was at the head of the class. Working with black ink, Krenkel created this thrilling sword-fight scene based on E. R. Burroughs' story, Chessmen of Mars. Although quite similar to the scene portrayed the cover of Ace #F-170, this piece did not actually appear in the paperback. Rather, it was published in the fanzine, Erb-dom #27 (August, 1969), as part of a two-page centerspread featuring a map of Barsoom and two action scenes. This illustration appears on page nine of the fanzine. The overall size of this sensational drawing is 8.75" x 9.75", and the art is in Excellent condition.

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    January, 2006
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
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