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Cover to TALES TO ASTONISH #93 by Marie Severin and Frank Giacoia

Cover to TALES TO ASTONISH #93 by Marie Severin and Frank Giacoia

Unused cover sketch by Marie Severin for the cover to ORIGINS OF MARVEL COMICS. This composition wound up being used on the cover of SON OF ORIGINS OF MARVEL COMICS later on.

Unused cover sketch by Marie Severin for the cover to ORIGINS OF MARVEL COMICS. This composition wound up being used on the cover of SON OF ORIGINS OF MARVEL COMICS later on.

Cover sketch for DAREDEVIL #70 by Marie Severin.

Cover sketch for DAREDEVIL #70 by Marie Severin.

Splash page to CLAWS OF THE CAT #2 by Marie Severin and Jim Mooney. The paste-up with the corrected credits has fallen off, revealing that Wally Wood was intended to have inked this issue.

Splash page to CLAWS OF THE CAT #2 by Marie Severin and Jim Mooney. The paste-up with the corrected credits has fallen off, revealing that Wally Wood was intended to have inked this issue.

Cover to MARVEL TALES #13 by Marie Severin, channeling Steve Ditko’s cover to AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #18.

Cover to MARVEL TALES #13 by Marie Severin, channeling Steve Ditko’s cover to AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #18.

Cover sketch for SUB-MARINER #33 by Marie Severin.
Marie’s border notes read:
SUBBY RETURNS TO ATLANTIS TO FIND IT IN RUINS - PEOPLE KILLED, ETC. KRANG + GANG ACCUSE HIM OF BEING ABSENT WHILE THEY NEEDED HIM - HIS THRONE MAY BE TAKEN AWAY

Cover sketch for SUB-MARINER #33 by Marie Severin.

Marie’s border notes read:

SUBBY RETURNS TO ATLANTIS TO FIND IT IN RUINS - PEOPLE KILLED, ETC. KRANG + GANG ACCUSE HIM OF BEING ABSENT WHILE THEY NEEDED HIM - HIS THRONE MAY BE TAKEN AWAY

Spider-Man poster by Marie Severin working over a Steve Ditko drawing to make it more detailed. This was one of six Marvel posters offered in the 1960s done in this fashion.

Spider-Man poster by Marie Severin working over a Steve Ditko drawing to make it more detailed. This was one of six Marvel posters offered in the 1960s done in this fashion.

The cover to CRAZY #1 by Marie Severin.

The cover to CRAZY #1 by Marie Severin.

The cover to TALES TO ASTONISH #93 by Marie Severin.

The cover to TALES TO ASTONISH #93 by Marie Severin.

The cover to THOR #175 by Marie Severin.

The cover to THOR #175 by Marie Severin.