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Guide: $1,150 NM
Est. qty: 50-100?
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Spawn #185 Sketch Cover
By Whilce Portacio

Image Comics, October 2008.

4 Star Rating: Super-Rare! (11-100 copies) Super-Rare!

This is the extremely rare and collectible sketch cover variant for Spawn #185. The cover was drawn by Whilce Portacio and inked by Todd McFarlane:

Spawn #185 Sketch Pencils Inks

The final cover (below) was one of a number of retailer incentive variants produced to usher in the long running "End Game" saga, with Todd McFarlane returning to writing duties on the series.

Spawn #185 Sketch Cover

At the time of writing (Fall/Autumn 2013) only 15 of these had been CGC graded (all high grades) and sales have been very sporadic; a number were sold in 2009 but only a few since.

Below is the colored variant of the Whilce Portacio cover:

Spawn #185 Color Cover

Spawn #185 had a overall world-wide distribution of around 30,000 copies but the rare Whilce Portacio Sketch cover will remain a true collectible given so few of these variants are thought to have been printed.