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    Frank Miller and Klaus Janson Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #2 Batman and Robin Splash Page 36 Original Art (DC, 1986). No story in the Batman mythos is more important than Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns. The story's creator, Frank Miller, sought to create a fitting "end" for the character of Batman -- just as the Norse myths had their Ragnarok, so would Batman eventually meet his demise. Many consider it the greatest Batman story ever told. Released in 1986, this epic was responsible for the rejuvenation of Batman as a dark character, and for the comics industry as a whole. When pages from this saga surface, they always command a premium price -- as shown by the TDKR splash that we offered in 2011 -- it hammered for the second highest total ever for a lot in our comic art auctions -- close to a half-million dollars. This evocative scene, from "The Dark Knight Triumphant," spotlights the severely wounded Batman and his protégé Robin (Carrie Kelly) in a tender embrace. It has an image area of 11.75" x 17.75", and it's in Excellent condition. Signed by inker Klaus Janson in its lower border.

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    May, 2013
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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