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    Star Wars (20th Century Fox, 1977). Promotional Poster 1 (20" X 29").
    Printed in the summer of 1976 to be sold at the Comic-Con in San Diego and the WorldCon in Kansas City, with artwork by the Marvel comics artist Howard Chaykin, this was the first of what was to be a series to be used to promote the upcoming release of George Lucas' science fiction epic. Chaykin produced the artwork working from a handful of stills and paintings by concept artist Ralph McQuarrie, who designed the early Star Wars logo seen on the poster. There were about a thousand of the posters printed and of that number assuredly few have survived to this day. This is one of the most desirable of the early Star Wars collectibles. This copy is rolled and has a pinhole in each corner and a slight bit of staining on the backside which has bleed through to the front in several small areas. There is one small spot on Darth Vader's helmet and a couple of small spots in the dark star field to the left of Vader. Rolled, Fine+.


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