ESSENTIALLY LIKE A TRANSPARENCY USED ON THE OLD OVERHEAD PROJECTORS IN SCHOOL, WITH THE COVER ART ON IT, --JUST THE BLACK LINE WORK, NO COLOR. THIS IS CIRCA MID-SIXTIES COMIC WAS DATED MARCH, 1966, WHILE THIS SAYS'FEB' INSTEAD, PERHAPS IT TOOK A BIT LONGER TO FINISH?
UNUSUAL PIECES LIKE THIS WERE USED AS PART OF THE PRODUCTION PROCESS. THE IMAGE AREA IS 7.25" X 10.75".
THIS SUPERB COVER WITH THE WATCHER AND F. IS WELL REMEMBERED AND HAD A 12-CENT PRICE. This piece of comics history is the coolest for any fan of the iconic Marvel Superheroes including the FF and Silver Surfer and Watcher and Galactus!
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH SOMETHING USED TO MAKE A REPRINT OR A TRADE PAPERBACK OR GRAPHIC NOVEL OR ANY OTHER COMMON MODERN ITERATION, THIS RARE PIECE WAS USED TO PRODUCE THE ORIGINAL. THIS IS ONE OF MANY RARE COLLECTIBLES WE'RE LISTING THIS MONTH. CERTAINLY A GREAT IMAGE FOR ANY FAN OF THE LIVING LEGEND, STAN LEE, OR THE GREAT JACK "KING" KIRBY, OR OF THE DEFENDERS, ETC. We are secure packagers and prompt shippers so expect to be pleased.Back in the "good ole days", publishers normally burned or discarded such production art once the comic went to print. This is the actual acetate film, a stat made directly from the original art onto a clear sheet of acetate, which could be revised or overlayed with additional sheets containing color, backgrounds, text elements, etc, to create the desired image. I bet it would look.
If used on an overhead projector, and projected onto a white wall or movie screen! Superb condition (obviously very well preserved) and larger than comic size; I took one photograph of it next to a random Marvel comic for scale. This is a great looking showpiece, which would be especially impressive framed. SEE OUR OTHER LISTINGS FOR MORE RARE VINTAGE PRODUCTION ITEMS!
If you like old Marvel superhero ephemera or vintage comic artwork, it doesn't get much better than this! Each item is securely-packed, with plenty of protective packaging material. This collectors item WILL find a new home, as the asking price is LOW and there is NO RESERVE! ALWAYS OF INTEREST TO THE ADVANCED COLLECTOR, BUT INCREASINGLY RARE, SUCH OBSCURE COLLECTIBLES ARE ONLY GETTING HOTTER! This historic item is a real find in any shape, as most were likely used to proof the cover copy and character depictions and then were sadly discarded, decades ago.
We are now offering other nice vintage production pieces including some other Marvel cover art rarities, plus rare comic line art; And we'll be offering hundreds of other art pieces and collectable comics in the next few months. A lot has happened with the comics in the almost half-ceuntury since this item was utilized, adding more allure to the fabled vintage items such as this; so I don't suggest waiting around until these obscure items have gone through the roof.... The exclusive production pieces from this beloved bronze-age era are always in demand, but are seldom available in the market. Especially in stellar condition like this! Great presentation, which must be seen in person to be appreciated.If you are a discriminating Fantastic Four or Surfer ephemera collector or a serious Marvel Comics fan, and prefer the little-known rarest items without significant flaws, then NOW is your brief window of opportunity. It looks less appealing in the disappointing picture, but in person it looks spectacular! There are no stains and no tack-holes or creases or rippling or fading; --it is hard to believe it's more than half-a-century old! THE LINES ARE CLEAN AND CLEAR! We are prompt shippers & secure packagers, expect to be pleased.
ASKING PRICE IS LOW AND THERE IS NO RESERVE! ACETATE PROOF TO FRONT COVER FOR FANTASTIC FOUR #48 COMIC WITH SURFER AND WATCHER AND GALACTUS. RARE ORIGINAL PRODUCTION PIECE FROM 1966, NOT SOME MODERN VERSION USED FOR A GN, REPRINT, COMPILATION, TPB, HARDCOVER BOOK, OR ARCHIVES VOLUME. A MUST-HAVE ITEM FOR ANY GALACTUS OR SILVER SURFER BUFF OR KIRBY FAN. ONE OF THE TRULY GREAT COVERS IN THIS LEGENDARY LONG-RUNNING FIRST MARVEL SUPERHERO TEAM SERIES!
Sorry about the mediocre images; The actual item has uniform sharp lines that you simply must see in person to appreciate. KEY COMICS IS ALWAYS DEALING IN OLD COMICS & ART! ('30's to'70's).Good Luck and Happy Collecting! The item "Fantastic Four 48 COVER PROOF ART Acetate JACK KIRBY Silver Surfer Galactus 1966" is in sale since Saturday, April 21, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comics\Original Comic Art\Covers". The seller is "keycomics" and is located in Mesa, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.