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Gene Colan pencils/Alfredo Alcala inks; page 8; 1983; image size 10" x 15"
A 15% BUYER'S PREMIUM WILL BE ADDED TO THIS ITEM AT CONCLUSION OF THE AUCTION
Gene Colan pencils/Alfredo Alcala inks; page 8; 1983; image size 10" x 15"Great page by the legendary Colan featuring a beautiful, large image of a partially silhouetted Batman, from the story "The Face of Chimera." More evidence that Batman should stay away from trapeze artists. Pen and ink. Art is in excellent condition. Signed by Colan.
Eugene Jules Colan was an American comic book artist best known for his work for Marvel Comics, where his signature titles include the superhero series Daredevil, the cult-hit satiric series Howard the Duck, and The Tomb of Dracula, considered one of comics' classic horror series. He co-created the Falcon, the first African-American superhero in mainstream comics, Carol Danvers, who would become Ms. Marvel and Captain Marvel, and the supernatural vampire hunter Blade.
Alfredo Alcala was a Filipino comic book artist known for his illustration in "Alcala Komix Magazine" and also his 1963 creation "Voltar", which led him to more international popularity. In 1971 Alcala began to work for both DC and Marvel Comics on horror and fantasy titles. He was one of the artists on the licensed movie tie-in series Planet of the Apes. In the early 1980s he penciled the Star Wars newspaper strip and inked comic books such as Conan the Barbarian over John Buscema's pencils and inked Don Newton's pencil artwork in Batman.