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Justice Society Pin Up from Justice League No. 76 (1969)

Artist: Murphy  Anderson (All)

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Justice Society Pin Up from Justice League No. 76 (1969) Comic Art
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Artwork Details

Title: Justice Society Pin Up from Justice League No. 76 (1969)
Artist: Murphy  Anderson (All)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Double Page Spread
For Sale Status: NFS
Views: 3,102
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Favorited on CAF: 6
Comments: 21
Added to Site: 5/24/2006
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Description

I wanted this piece from the day the comic book hit the newstands in 1969. It took about 25 years for it to turn up, when the artist consigned it to be auctioned at Sotheby's New York.

I never realized this until I added the color photograph of the image [which has colors close to those which appeared in the comic book itself], but this image wasn't literally used as a centerfold. Any copy of the comic book would have fallen apart if the comic were disassembled so as to use it as a pin-up. It appeared on the interior pages which were about 20 pages from the end of the comic book, while the center would have been about 30 pages from both the beginning and ending pages. But who really cares? It has always appeared to me to be a centerfold, and, since that momentous day when JLA No. 76 was released, it has always been my favorite of all centerfolds in the history of comics (followed, I suppose, by the great Curt Swan/George Klein centerfold showing the entire Superman family from a 1960s Superman Annual).

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robert frey wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
i do not blame you one bit-- that piece is beautiful!
Posted on 5/24/2006


comicinkking .com wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Really cool piece!!
Posted on 5/25/2006


michael dunne wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
I hope you framed this because it should be seen and savored every day! Congratulations
Posted on 7/31/2006


John Platt wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Droooooollll.....
Posted on 7/31/2006


Parker Jluc wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
C'est sublime, j'adore voir le crayonné en dessous. Un très beau dessin !!!
Posted on 12/6/2006


Ray Cuthbert wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
I'm with you -- one of my favourite Murphy Anderson pieces, and I wanted it from the day the comic came out as well, but couldn't afford the fare!
Posted on 1/23/2007


John Painz wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
That is simply awesome!
Posted on 2/6/2007


Josh  Templeton wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
WOW, absolutly gorgeous piece!!! Congrats
Posted on 2/12/2007


Timothy Finney wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Every time I visit your gallery, and I've visited it quite a few times, I always look at this for it never fails to leave a smile. I especially love the body language of all the members (especially Johnny Thunder and Mr. Terrific). This might well be my favorite art on the whole CAF site.
Posted on 3/29/2007


Jason Versaggi wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
What a holy grail this is. Exceptional score!
Posted on 9/13/2007


Mike W wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Grail!!!!!!!!!
Posted on 10/3/2007


Carlos DS wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
juste un réve ! feliçitations !
Posted on 1/7/2008


Mike (aka Off White) White wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
An incredible piece of art! You have a wonderful collection!
Posted on 2/4/2010


D Sugar wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
This is a piece of history and well worth the wait. I'm really glad you ended up with this piece. Big Congrats!!
Posted on 11/17/2012


John Livesay wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Very nice!!
Posted on 12/5/2012


Fred DeBoom wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Long Live the JSA!!! This pin-up is absolutely SPECTACULAR!!!
Posted on 4/21/2013


Frank Giella wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
This is such a classic piece! I love it!!!!
Posted on 10/29/2013


Ron Sonenthal wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Just an amazing piece. Thanks for sharing!
Posted on 11/13/2013


John Burk wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
WOW!!!talk about owning a piece of history! Congrats!
Posted on 10/30/2014


Filmore W. Bedwick wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
What an Incredible work of Art on so many levels: Layout, perspective, body positioning, facial expressions!!! I love the blue lines showing. This is such a classic!!! It makes me want a Murphy Anderson in my collection!!! Wowwy, Wowwy, Wow, Wow, Wow!!!!!
Posted on 6/5/2017


Brian Norton wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
fantastic
Posted on 9/17/2017


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