Sale Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM PDT
We are very proud to present items from the personal collection of legendary writer, director, and producer, Frank Darabont.
A long time connoisseur and collector of the fantasy/horror genre, items include a wealth of iconic illustration, comic art, art prints, and movie posters. Here you’ll find vintage original pieces by master artists Bernie Wrightson, Sanjulián, Jack Davis, Eric Powell, John Alvin, Alex Ross, William Stout, and more. You will be treated to some fine examples of sculpture in the form of impressive bronzes by the legendary Ray Harryhausen and accomplished sculptor Randy Bowen. Darabont’s entertainment career is also represented by a plethora of signed posters, scripts, props, costumes and memorabilia from his revered film and television projects.
Following is just a glimpse of what else awaits you within these pages:
- Bernie Wrightson signed original Frankenstein plate published in The Lost Frankenstein Pages.
- Bernie Wrightson signed original “Council to a Minion” published poster art painting.
- The Walking Dead “patient zero” zombie bust by Greg Nictoero.
- The Walking Dead “Bicycle Girl” zombie bust by Greg Nicotero.
- Sanjulián signed original cover painting for the Bantam edition of Dinosaur Tales by Ray Bradbury.
- Alex Ross original cover painting for Justice #5.
- Bernie Wrightson signed original cover art for The House of Mystery #214
- William Stout artwork of “The Crypt Keeper”, “The Vault Keeper”, and “The Old Witch”
- Frankenstein Italian 4-fogli poster.
- Full scale iconic “Lawgiver” prop from Planet of the Apes.
- John Alvin original poster artwork for “Sand Pirates of the Sahara” from The Majestic.
- Raiders of the Lost Ark 3-sheet poster signed and inscribed by Steven Spielberg to Frank Darabont.
- Ray Harryhausen signed limited edition bronze skeleton maquette from Jason and the Argonauts.
- Bram Stoker excessively rare signed First Edition, Eighth Printing of Dracula.
These examples represent a mere fraction of the extraordinary works that served to inspire and entertain one of the creative giants in modern filmmaking. It is our desire that something within these pages compels you in a similar fashion. We hope you enjoy perusing the catalog, and should you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us anytime via phone or email.