Spidey, the "Wall-crawler", is arguably the most popular of all heroes, and his debut is the most valuable comic of the past sixty-plus years, and most fans won't get to own a vintage one-of-a-kind showpiece such as this. Once again, in recent years, Spiderman has been immortalized on the big-screen, courtesy of the smash-hit films that starting hitting theaters back in 2002, and his auspicious appearances in films are still much anticipated by filmgoers and comic fans alike. The global character recognition gives this blockbuster piece almost unlimited potential. Perfectly suitable for framing and displaying, this is about as good as it gets. Stan Lee writing, with pencils/inks by the masterful Fred Kida.This one includes both the Webslinger and Namor, also known as the Lord of Atlantis, the Sub-Mariner. Fred Kida was an American comic book artist, whose career began during the Golden Age of comic books, and spanned almost 50 years. Coming from a family of Japanese-American descent, he was born in Brooklyn and raised in Manhattan. He attended the American School of Design from 1938. Kida broke into the comic book profession as an inker and background artist at the Jerry Iger Studios in 1941.
In the following year, he moved to Quality where he drew his first own feature'Phantom Clipper' for Military Comics. He then worked for Hillman Periodicals for seven years on feature like'Iron Ace','The Boy King','The Heap' and'Gunmaster'. His most notable work for Hillman was on the'Airboy' feature from 1943 to 1948, that was created by Charles Biro. In the fifties, he worked on the Biro crime comics, as well as for Atlas (Marvel) on the "pre-hero" books.Over the years, he'd work for Avon, Toby Press, Dell, Feature Comics, Charlton, and Harvey! Eventually, he'd succeed Larry Lieber on the Spider-Man comic-strips, and he had that auspicious duty until his retirement in 1991. Any Web-slinger or Subbie fan would be THRILLED to have the good fortune to possess one of these great original masterpieces of the medium! This original piece of comic illustration art would be a great addition to the collection of any SPIDERMAN collector, or just any Marvel Comic-Book fan, or fan of unique original artwork from a simpler bygone era.
This is the ORIGINAL COMIC STRIP ART, which is far bigger in size than a comic book or a newspaper strip. Much too large for our scanner, this jaw-dropper is 16" x 7.2", so I took blurry low-res pictures with a digital camera.
The digital pictures make the piece appear dull and blurry and drab, when in reality it is bright white, and especially striking in person. I took one picture of it next to a random comic-book, for scale.
NO COMICS are included, this is for the art piece only! Wait until you see how tight the inks are on this beauty. A conversation piece of the highest order, this showpiece features perhaps the most iconic character in the field, the oft-copied hero who kicked off the silver-age of comics in the sixties!
The Wallcrawler starred in another wildly popular big budget film recently, with many other heroes including the Avengers, bringing the love of this prototypical superhero to yet another generation of fans around the globe; Plus it generates huge sales via DVD distribution along with all the licensed merchandise. Expect genuine unique items such as this to have great potential. You really have to see these three incredible panels in person to fully appreciate them! This actual one-off item was used by Marvel Comics to produce the entertaining comic strips, which were distributed all over the free world by the Register and Tribune Company Syndicates, Inc.
In the 1983 newspaper "funny pages". This art is over a third-of-a-century old already, and you'll find that Spiderman art such as this is almost nonexistant in the market. - it is especially striking since even the word balloons are hand drawn! This is all actual original pencils and inks; one-of-a-kind material which would be a great acquisition for any fan of old hero comics. Extra fresh, bright, and clean.It looks virtually brand new, so it's obviously been well-preserved so far. Boasting lots of great details, this would be particularly impressive if it were framed and displayed. But if wall space is limited, it would also be well worthy of simply storing aside for investment. Many of you have dealt with us through our ads in CBM, CBG, O. We are secure packagers and prompt shippers so expect to be pleased. This irreplaceable item is the only one of its kind... Great item for original art fanatics, or the serious Spiderman or Submariner collector or Kida buff, or just the investor or fan who enjoys owning true rarities to keep himself satisfied visually, while keeping his portfolio diversified in a most impressive fashion! As Usual: LOW ASKING PRICE AND NO RESERVE! KEY COMICS IS ALWAYS DEALING IN COMICS & ART! Good Luck and Happy Collecting! The item "Amazing Spider-Man Original Comic Strip Art 1983 Peter Parker & Submariner Kida" is in sale since Tuesday, October 18, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comics\Original Comic Art\Comic Strip Art". The seller is "keycomics" and is located in Mesa, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.