MEARS Auction #126, Ends Saturday, June 8th, 2019, 10:00 PM CST W/30-Minute Rule In Effect
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/9/2019
Jack Katz (born 1927) is an American comic book artist and writer, painter and art teacher known for his graphic novel The First Kingdom, a 24-issue epic he began during the era of underground comix. Influenced by such illustrative comic-strip artists as Hal Foster and Alex Raymond, Katz attended the School of Industrial Art in New York City. He began working for comic-book publishers in the 1940s, during the period fans and historians call the Golden Age of Comic Books.

During May of 2017, Jack Katz was contracted by the MEARS Pop Culture Museum to create this original depiction of a 1960s Silver Age style Submariner. For this original commission, Mr. Katz depicted Submariner slashing through the water with hands extended and right leg cocked, creating a perfecting balance for navigating the great sea. A pair of friendly eels swims in the background. The very talented Joe Rubinstein provided the final inking and coloring. The original is part of the MEARS Pop Culture Museum Collection.

During May of 2017, the professional staff of MEARS arranged for a private signing with Jack Katz at his California home. Mr. Katz signed this full color 11x17 gloss archival stock paper print in near mint blue sharpie marker. Each print has been authenticated by the professional staff of JSA autograph authenticators and their official company hologram and matching certificate of authenticity card accompanying this piece. Their unique hologram number is maintained at the JSA website which validates the items authenticity.


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Auction closed on Sunday, June 9, 2019.
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