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ASM #151 (Projet) by Gil Kane - Original Cover
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ASM #151 (Projet)

Original Cover
1975
Mixed Media
Feutre sur mine de plomb
43 x 28 cm (16.93 x 11.02 in.)
Format tabloïd
Dos du projet de couverture ASM#151
Couverture originale ASM#151

Description

Projet de couverture
Amazing Spider-Man #151
Titre : "Skirmish beneath the streets!"
Edition Marvel, decembre 1975

Inscriptions

Signée par Gil Kane

Comment

En pièces-jointes :
Le dos du projet avec un dessin de Spider-Man et la couverture originale ASM #151 pour comparaison

Plusieurs éléments m'ont littéralement forcé à faire cette acquisition ;
- C'est un beau projet déjà bien abouti pour du comics, ce qui est difficile à trouver
- La couverture finale est dans mon top 10 des compositions les plus réussies en ASM Bronze Age
- La couv. est un rappel de la fameuse #33 de Ditko, une des histoires les plus marquantes
- Le projet a aussi un intérêt historique car cela démontre que Kane est a créditer en très grande partie alors qu'il n'est pas mentionné en édition
- Last but not least je n'avais pas $150k pour l'original!

Le descriptif de Heritage Auction est le suivant concernant cette œuvre :
"..This one was finished by John Romita, Sr., who many attribute the cover to completely; however, this prelim by Gil Kane should put that theory to bed permanently. The finished cover art sold through Heritage recently for over $150,000.00. This Gil Kane prelim piece is stunning. It shows that his prelim work is more complete and better composed than many other artists' finished pieces... and if this great marker over graphite piece were not enough, there is also a bonus Gil Kane marker sketch of Spidey on the backside. Wow! A two-fer and a bit of Marvel history all in one piece of great art.."

La couverture finale sera faite par Gil Kane avec finition par John Romita, Sr selon le descriptif de Heritage Auction lors de la vente de la couv originale ASM#151 ;
".. This "Amazing" cover has been described as simply one of the best Spider-Man covers ever created. It has a nice bit of history as well, as it is an homage to the iconic cover of Amazing Spider-Man #33 by the incredible Steve Ditko. Most sources list the art as by John Romita, Senior. However, this original art is signed at the bottom by both Gil Kane and Romita Sr. Furthermore, on the backside, in Romita Sr.'s own handwriting it reads "Gil Kane + John Romita" and is signed by JRSR again. Given the overall "Romita-ness" of it, our best guess is that Gil Kane supplied the breakdown and Romita provided the finished art.."

Concernant les pages de cette histoire
Crayonné : Ross Andru
Encrage : Frank Giacoia, John Romita Jr., Mike Esposito, Dave Hunt
Couleur : Glynis Oliver
Lettrage : John Costanza
Rédacteur : Len Wein

Temple de la renommée Will Eisner - 1997
Temple de la renommée Jack Kirby - 1997

Publications

  • Skirmish Beneath the Streets!
  • Marvel Comics
  • 12/1975
  • Front cover
  • The Final Chapter!
  • Marvel Comics
  • 02/1966
  • Front cover

About Gil Kane

Gil Kane (April 6, 1926 – January 31, 2000), born Eli Katz, was an American comic book artist whose career spanned the 1940s to the 1990s and every major comics company and character. Kane co-created the modern-day versions of the superheroes Green Lantern and the Atom for DC Comics, and co-created Iron Fist with Roy Thomas for Marvel Comics. He was involved in such major storylines as that of The Amazing Spider-Man #96–98, which, at the behest of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, bucked the then-prevalent Comics Code Authority to depict drug abuse, and ultimately spurred an update of the Code. Kane additionally pioneered an early graphic novel prototype, His Name is...Savage, in 1968, and a seminal graphic novel, Blackmark, in 1971. In 1997, he was inducted into both the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame and the Harvey Award Jack Kirby Hall of Fame.

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DietmarKrueger Stunning page!!!
Aug 7, 2019, 11:25 AM
ComicArtFan Magnifique !
Aug 6, 2019, 9:06 PM
fazo Un Must have ! félicitation
Aug 6, 2019, 11:31 AM
MC71 Un projet bien abouti! Bon choix!
Aug 6, 2019, 7:16 AM
Kiki06 Mythique ! Et toujours un beau descriptif! Bravo.
Aug 5, 2019, 9:29 PM
Sam06 Un beau projet d’une couverture originale est un véritable chef-d’œuvre. Belle acquisition! Bravo!
Aug 5, 2019, 9:25 PM
ludogrid Superbe projet ! Du Spidey de grande classe ! Bravo
Aug 5, 2019, 7:58 PM
blackagar Tres beau choix ... j'ai du te pousser un peu mais sans le vouloir... ;)
Aug 5, 2019, 7:07 PM
Difool Ah oui, jolie ! Je comprends également l'argument budgétaire !
Aug 5, 2019, 7:05 PM
michael07 Excellent!!!
Aug 5, 2019, 6:57 PM
becoolman Gil.Kane est le roi des cover il a tout fait ! Intéressant ce breakdown de Gil Kane ... il ne serait pas étonnant qu il ait d abord dessine le tout sur une feuille petit format d abord afin de visualiser l'ensemble. Ensuite il a crayonné le truc sur une feuille grand format. Et enfin il a recopié le dessin a l'encre.sur votre feuille.
Aug 5, 2019, 6:29 PM