RB3

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About RB3

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    The Collectinator

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  • Comic Collecting Interests
    Golden Age
    Silver Age
    Bronze Age
    Original Comic Art
  • Occupation
    Retired Air Force
  • Hobbies
    Comic Books and Comic Book Original Art
  • Location
    Las Vegas, NV

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  1. Troy great customer, fast pay!! Responds quick.
  2. For Sale: Batman 181 CGC 6.0 Asking $800 OBO - Price includes Prioirty Mail Insured Shipping.
  3. FS: Batman Adventures 12, graded 9.0 CGC. Asking $450, priority insured mail included in price.
  4. I'm looking for a copy of Beware #10 for my collection. If anyone has one they are willing to sell, please PM me.
  5. If anything maybe Bill Sienkiewicz but it looks off. He's the one who did the cover.
  6. have you found a cover for this book yet?
  7. Is there any artist today that mimic the style or tightness of Wrightson or Frazetta style? Is there any other artist you can think of that has similar style? Looking for both todays artist and older artist.
  8. Yes I have decided to let this piece go, something else has came up that I would like to concentrate on getting.
  9. Hey Scott, Again, thanks for all the assistance with acquiring this piece and researching the difference between this piece and the piece Richard did. Definitely there can be confusion out there, especially with Jims work being copied so much and two such similar pieces floating around out there. People new to collecting this field can be taken advantage of, and I've only been collecting OA for a year now. As you said, there is nothing wrong with blueline, I think sometimes it's actually nice to have the original pencils and the inked version so you can get both artist representation of a piece. Thanks for sharing your concerns and helping clear up peoples questions about Lee/Williams art. Ray
  10. You might have seen the second image, I have not found it available or even shown on CAF. It is for the regular Icon cover book with the three looking up. This cover was used on books sold in book stores, the one I have is for a Previews Exclusive that was only available to comic shops through the Previews book. But if anyone has this image, I would be interested in adding it to my collection. I think they would look great together as a set.
  11. Not sure about that. The person I bought this from bought it from Albert Moy. I emailed Albert and he said that there were two original pencils done, one with them looking up and this one. The one with them looking up according to Scott Williams was inked and then sent to Alex Sinclair for color. This second one was only inked by Scott. If you take a magnifying glass to mine, you can see erasures of the pencil. For example in Supermans belt theres a circle within the circle belt buckle, you can clearly see that under magnifying it on mine. I talked with Scott about this before shelling out the cash and he confirmed with me that this was the original pencils with his inks. Also, there is a note on the back of the piece, which Scott has identified as his hand writing. I talked with Scott about the price I paid and everything and I'm sure that Scott would have informed me or Albert would have informed me that there was a penciled version floating around out there. But things happen. Oh and yes, under the Icons book, the regular one is a pencil version of them looking up, with the colored version as the dust jacket. On the Previews Exclusive version, its the same image as on the dust jacket. Maybe someone can get Jim to chime in, or Scott as to if another piece is out there.
  12. I bought the original Lee pencil with Scotts inks on top. Yea not a copy or blue line. I confirmed it with Scott as to what the original is.
  13. I was lucky enough to make an ultra mega original art haul yesterday, well for me its a mega!! It took me a little detective work to find out what was what on this piece, but thankfully it worked out in the end. So what is it??? My new Jim Lee Preview Exclusive Icons book cover!!! So what made it such a chore to research. Well, first theres the pencil version that Jim did. This is the one that Scott Williams inked over. Then there is a Jim Lee/Richard Friend Print. If you look, Friend dated it 2013. I was concerned when I was offered the Williams one, I wasnt sure which was which nor what was going on. So I contacted Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Richard Friend and Albert Moy to get to the bottom of this. Unfortunately Jim did not respond, which is ok, I'm sure Jim gets tons of emails and messages a day and its impossible to get to everyone and to miss things. But however, Scott, Richard and Albert did get back with me. Scott inked the original pencils. A few years later, someone contacted Richard on CAF to have a copy inked. Richard cant remember if it was a blue line copy or just a computer grey pencil copy that he inked over. Then Richard made prints to sell of his piece. So, there is a commissioned "copy", I guess you could say "Recreation" cover out there. Anyway, I am very happy to be able to add this piece to my collection as I transition from comics to more high end OA, well atleast for me this was high end. I had to sell an Amazing Fantasy 15 and trade a McFarlane Spider-Man page along with some cash for it!! The one I bought is the original Lee pencil with Scotts inks, NOT the copy with Richards inks.