Spider-man #34, Page 12 By Steve Ditko. One Of A Kind. From 1966.
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Spider-man #34, Page 12 By Steve Ditko. One Of A Kind. From 1966.:
From Spider-man #34. page 12,1966, featuring Spider-man and Kraven. Stunningaction page. Steve Ditko art. This page, and the 4th panel in particular, is historic, as it was the inspiration and model design for the famous Spider-man Aurora model kit.See the second image. A little history on the Aurora model kit: A year before Spider-man became animated for TV for the very first time, and long before the recent string of motion picture blockbusters, the popular model makers Aurora immortalizedSpider-man in plastic. Not only did they do our friendly neighborhood webslinger, they also included an unconscious Kraven the Hunter, one of Spider-mansmost famous villians.Back in 1966 the model included a plastic plaque with Spidey’s name, a plastic gun, and can. The 1966 box has Neal Adams artwork. Check out the original Aurora version with box pictured.
The models themselves routinely sell for over $2.000 in top condition. "Average" Ditko Spider-man panel pages are currently selling for around $30,000. he drew only the first 38 issues of the series, and much of the art from those issues has never come to market. What art that has, is eagerly sough after by Spider-man collcctors, art collectors, and investors. This full action page is far from average.Featuring Spider-man in 5 of the 7 panels, the last panel isa signature Spider-man pose, the 5th panel an almost iconic Kraven image, and of course the 4th panel the model design inspiration for the Aurora model kit. It is a good guess that this page will garner a good deal more. This investmentpiece is framed, with UV protective glass. I had it hanging in my office for years, and it kicked off many conversations about the the Spider-man movies, the animated tv series, the comics, and of course, the AuroraSpider-man model kit. Never offeredat public sale before, this is a unique opprtunity. This gorgeous piece of original comic art is in great shape, with no blemishes. , so some lucky individual is going tobecome the proud owner of this stunning one of a kind piece.Various payments accepted, contact me for details.Also, please don't hesitate to contact me for any />On May-14-13 at 04:57:56 PDT, seller added the following information:
I have had questions asking about the Aurora model kit. It is not included in this sale. The image and description are for reference only.