Francesco Mattina Art Society
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Figured he could maybe use a thread, as he is getting a lot of attention for his covers lately and seems to be the new cover artist du jour.

Lots of cool covers to choose from, with Venomized covers being his latest calling card. 
I personally really liked his work with Azrael and Moon Knight.

As far as I can tell the crown jewel for Mattina collectors is the Red Hood variant

Mattina is italian, and doesn't look to do too many conventions in North America.

He signs some of his sketches with "Live Rock". I don't know why, but if anyone knows the meaning behind that I'd be interested in hearing it!

 

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Ive got a Mattina Super Sons variant signed CGC coming sometime in the future...he does great work

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On 7/25/2017 at 3:27 PM, Flatliner1313 said:

Figured he could maybe use a thread, as he is getting a lot of attention for his covers lately and seems to be the new cover artist du jour.

Lots of cool covers to choose from, with Venomized covers being his latest calling card. 
I personally really liked his work with Azrael and Moon Knight.

As far as I can tell the crown jewel for Mattina collectors is the Red Hood variant

Mattina is italian, and doesn't look to do too many conventions in North America.

He signs some of his sketches with "Live Rock". I don't know why, but if anyone knows the meaning behind that I'd be interested in hearing it!

 

Red Hood.jpg

Just started collecting Mattina a few months ago haven't been able to get this one yet. 

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5 hours ago, Michael Lamm said:

I picked up this one last week

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Sick cover

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I have this Mattina Ultimate on preorder. Dark Nights Metal #1. Limited to 250 copies. The Ultimate version will have BATMAN without a mask IMG_5355.JPG.2a026e1e93e3665645f93f2eb351d0ff.JPG

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Some Mattina SS books arrived back last week. Keep an eye out on the Scott's Collectables page and they do include the Gamora cover :shy:

That Moon Knight cover is stunning! 

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I ordered this in 9.8 CGC SS Series. Can't wait for it to come in could be awhile but love the cover 

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20 minutes ago, Michael Lamm said:

Man that is wicked! Out already?

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On July 26, 2017 at 4:05 PM, Michael Lamm said:

Just started collecting Mattina a few months ago haven't been able to get this one yet. 

Hard book to find in 9.8, think only 6-8 lazy to look it up :smile:

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14 hours ago, Thanos88 said:

Hard book to find in 9.8, think only 6-8 lazy to look it up :smile:

Didn't realize that. Yes, 8 -9.8, 11-9.6

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1 hour ago, ygogolak said:

Didn't realize that. Yes, 8 -9.8, 11-9.6

Does that mean there are a lot out in the wild yet to be found and graded or does that mean it's super scarce and not that many are out there at all?

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3 minutes ago, Michael Lamm said:

Does that mean there are a lot out in the wild yet to be found and graded or does that mean it's super scarce and not that many are out there at all?

This book has been known about long enough that more would have turned up if the right people had them. I would assume they are in peoples collections that don't care to have them graded. And yes, tough book to find.

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On 7/29/2017 at 5:07 AM, ygogolak said:

This book has been known about long enough that more would have turned up if the right people had them. I would assume they are in peoples collections that don't care to have them graded. And yes, tough book to find.

There is a 9.8 on the bay for a lazy $2499.99 USD.

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This is the first work of his I remember hunting for because of the DP covers. His run on Thunderbolts is really great.

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