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John McCrea and Crimelab Studios The Punisher #33 Original Splash Art – Story Page 6 (Marvel Comics, 2003); image size 9" x 14"
From Marvel’s Modern Age – Original comic art of “Wolverine,” “Spider-Man” and “Daredevil” as they discuss what to do with The PunisherFrom acclaimed writer Garth Ennis' celebrated run telling the stories of Frank Castle. Striking vertical splash silhouette of Wolverine with Spider-Man and Daredevil as they ponder what to do with The Punisher. Published (Oct 2003) as Page 6 to the story “Confederacy of Dunces, Part 1.”
The art is accomplished in ink over graphite on Bristol board and measures approximately 11 x 17 1/4 inches. The artist signed the piece in the lower right margin. The work is in excellent condition.
The word balloons are recreations, panel 5 is a photocopy of panel 4.
Garth Ennis is a Northern Irish-American comics writer, best known for the Vertigo series Preacher with artist Steve Dillon, his nine year run on Marvel Comics’ Punisher franchise and The Boys with artist Darick Robertson. professional comic book artist, best known for his work on Justice League Unlimited, Teen Titans and GI Joe: Renegades.
The Story: “Confederacy of Dunces, Part 1”
On the rooftop, Spider-Man and Wolverine meet Daredevil who has called them there to discuss the current issue of Punisher. The three recall incidents they’ve had with Punisher and they decide it’s time to bring him down once and for all.
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John McCrea is a comic book artist, best known for his collaborations with writer Garth Ennis. He broke into American comics in 1993, drawing Ennis’s run on DC Comics’ The Demon, followed by its spin-off, Hitman from 1996 to 2001. During this time, McCrea developed a versatile drawing style equally at home with goofy humor, action and subtle characterization. Hitman #34 won the Eisner Award for Best Single Issue in 1999.