ADVENTURE COMICS #44 GOLDEN AGE SANDMAN COVER RECREATION ORIGINAL ART CUSTOM FRAMED DISPLAY BY CREIG FLESSEL.
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Wednesday, June 30, 2021 9:00:00 PM (20 Minute Clock Begins At Wednesday, June 30, 2021 9:00:00 PM)
20.5x25.5" wooden frame holds wonderful original art cover recreation of Adventure Comics #44 (Nov. 1939) featuring Golden Age Sandman Wesley Dodds retrieving deed from wall safe as unconscious owner slumps against bookcase. Art was recreated by the original cover artist - Creig Flessel (1912-2008), a comic book artist noted for his work on Golden Age Sandman and Shining Knight. Beautifully painted cover recreation is further enhanced by crafted custom double mat created by artist Dan Makara, featuring collage style utilizing various comic panels from late 1930s issue of Adventure Comics, featuring images of Sandman that have been lightly painted over. Lower left has image of cartoon boy w/word balloon reading "Fellers!! Better Hurry - - There May Still Be A Few Left On The Newsstands!!" Bottom center has painted banner reading "Another Thrilling Episode Of The Sandman In This Issue!" Top center of frame has bold hand-painted "The Sandman" name. Bottom center of frame has engraved metal plaque w/title and issue number. Exc. Dan Makara Collection.
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