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    Sheldon Moldoff - Original Splash Page Art for Batman #156 (DC, 1953). Batman stories in the early 1960s (the pre-Batmania days) could be pretty silly. Goofy villains, strange aliens, outlandish stories..."lightweight" was the order of the day. It was in the midst of that kind of silliness that Batman #156 was published, a little gem that is fondly remembered by Bat-fans 40 years later. Considered by many to be one of the best bat-tales of the era, we are proud to present the extremely cool splash page from this landmark issue by the legendary Sheldon Moldoff. Measuring approximately 14.25" x 21.25" overall, the art is in excellent condition. It is signed by Bob Kane in the lower left, inside the panel, and by Moldoff at the lower left, outside the border. There is some minor use of white-out near the bottom of the piece, and the logos are stats, but these are minor issues when one considers not only the historical significance of this page, but the fact that it's just a great piece of art, as well. This is a piece that any Bat-maniac would be proud to own.

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    March, 2003
    6th-10th Thursday-Monday
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