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Old 05-09-2019, 07:24 AM   #3601
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WOW...awesome!!....idk where you guys find this stuff!!

On a side note.....I always read the panel as ..."could be a turd"...and it always makes me giggle
Great... Now I'M going to always read it that was too!!
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Old 05-10-2019, 03:23 PM   #3602
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And one more! http://cafurl.com?i=23787
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Old 05-10-2019, 05:22 PM   #3603
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Good lord, man. Incredible.

Do you have any display pics of your collection? I would love to see these crazy historic pieces framed up. I have a ton of art to frame and need some inspiration!

Congrats on that score. Damn.
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Old 05-10-2019, 09:29 PM   #3604
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Wow, you've got one big iconic page there! Congrats!
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Old 05-11-2019, 07:04 PM   #3605
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Good lord, man. Incredible.

Do you have any display pics of your collection? I would love to see these crazy historic pieces framed up. I have a ton of art to frame and need some inspiration!

Congrats on that score. Damn.
Thanks man! I do have some pics somewhere, need to dig them up.

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Wow, you've got one big iconic page there! Congrats!
Thanks super excited about it!
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Old 05-11-2019, 07:29 PM   #3606
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That Shredder splash page is really one of a kind and a centerpiece to any collection. However, Iíve always wanted the two splash pages from that issue where the Turtles enter the antique shop and encounter Shredder and the foot. I know who owns those pages. I plan to make those part of my permanent collection sooner than later since I think I can finally make an offer this person canít refuse within the next year.
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Old 05-11-2019, 09:03 PM   #3607
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Dude! How did you get that? I was there when Laird signed it and gave it to Steve.

Congrats on another big score.
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Old 05-12-2019, 09:52 AM   #3608
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Big congrats! I saw when Steve made the Shellbacks FB post about selling an iconic high-dollar page, and I emailed him and Dee about it immediately. We went back and forth for a day or so, and they mentioned they were also talking to one other interested buyer, so I figured it was either Peter Palmer or you. It's definitely gone to a good home!
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Old 05-12-2019, 11:00 AM   #3609
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I'm actually not even on FB so didn't even know about it that way... But was super happy to hear about it being offered as that was always THE Shredder piece in my eye so I immediately jumped. As usual, had to sell some to buy some but that's how I've always operated. It's tough letting pieces go sometimes, esp at this point in my collecting where most of the OA I have left are keepers. But this was one of those times where something HAD to give to make room for this bad boy. Besides, keeps things fresh Can't wait to get it framed!
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Old 05-12-2019, 01:57 PM   #3610
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I'm actually not even on FB so didn't even know about it that way... But was super happy to hear about it being offered as that was always THE Shredder piece in my eye so I immediately jumped. As usual, had to sell some to buy some but that's how I've always operated. It's tough letting pieces go sometimes, esp at this point in my collecting where most of the OA I have left are keepers. But this was one of those times where something HAD to give to make room for this bad boy. Besides, keeps things fresh Can't wait to get it framed!
Yeah, would love to see a photo when it's framed! I passed on it because I'm not a fan of personalization in general, and felt like Pete's words to Steve made it inherently "for him," if that makes sense. I know some OA collectors aren't bothered about personalization but, personally, it was too large for me to "get over" for the price that Steve wanted. I thought it better to use that money to pursue other Leo-centric pieces instead - me owning that Shredder page in a sea of Leo art would make it stick out like a sore thumb, ha ha, so it's definitely a great addition to your collection.

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Old 05-12-2019, 02:15 PM   #3611
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Yup, I can definitely agree with that. I have a number of these early pages and good chunk were originally given away (and personalized) by kev and/or pete. Usually they did it small and in the margins but for this one Pete opted not to for whatever reason. It's such an iconic piece for me at least, that I could look past it esp as none of the actual art was covered by the inscription. With these one of kind pieces sometimes have to make allowance for condition depending on content. But I can see how it'd put people off.
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Old 05-12-2019, 04:44 PM   #3612
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Incredible pickup bro. When I saw you selling recently I was guessing it might be this piece you were going for. Amazing!
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