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Apthorp, Brian - DREAMING SPECIAL, THE #1 Interior Page
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PUBLISHER: DC/Vertigo
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Brian Apthorp pencils/Scott Hampton The Dreaming Special #1 Original Splash Art – Story Pages 34 (DC Comics - Vertigo, 1998); image size 10.25" x 15.75"
From DC Comic’s Modern Age – Original comic art of “Abel”, “Goldie the Gargoyle”, “Gregory the Gargoyle” & “Matthew the Raven” within the confides of a cemetery
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A 15% BUYER'S PREMIUM WILL BE ADDED TO THIS ITEM AT CONCLUSION OF THE AUCTION
Brian Apthorp pencils/Scott Hampton The Dreaming Special #1 Original Splash Art – Story Pages 34 (DC Comics - Vertigo, 1998); image size 10.25" x 15.75"
From DC Comic’s Modern Age – Original comic art of “Abel”, “Goldie the Gargoyle”, “Gregory the Gargoyle” & “Matthew the Raven” within the confides of a cemetery

Gothic scene with Abel confiding with the Gargoyles and Matthew. Published (Jul 1998) as Page 34 to the story “Trial & Error”.

The art is accomplished in ink over graphite on Bristol board and measures approximately 11 x 17 inches. The work is signed & dated on the back by the artist. The art is in excellent condition.

The Story: “Trial & Error”
Tired of always being killed by his brother, Abel leads Cain to a trial, where Judge Gallows condemns the First Killer to be banished from the Dreaming and to live among mortals.

Featuring characters created by English author Neil Gaiman, best known for his work in the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline and the Graveyard Book. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo, Nebula and Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Newbery and Carnegie medals. He is the first author to win both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book (2008).

Images of the published page and cover are for reference only.