Batman sketches drawn by Chris Samnee for “Batober“, are now a tradition of pre-Christmas time, both for art lovers and Original Comic Art collectors. (Well, I know Original Art collectors are art lovers too…) What does Batober mean? one Batman illustration drawn every October day starting from a one word prompt.
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Batober 2022 is no different than Batober 2021: 30+ great Batman illustrations, drawn by Chris Samnee and published every day on social pages, followed by sales of the original art in the first two weeks of November.
My favorite of all the 34 pieces is #18, I prefer illustrations with big backgrounds. Judging from the eBay end prices for the original art, global favorites were #16, sold for $2,506.00, and #3, sold for $2,000. (click links to see the auction page).
Then 17 originals were sold for prices between $1,000 to $2,000 (highest is #24, sold for $1.926,01), the other 15 for less than $1,000.
Total price paid, for the 34 original Batman illustrations, is $38.669,89. I haven’t kept a record of 2021 prices, but for what I can guess they went for $30k to $35k.
Here’s a decreasing price list, followed by images of all the sketches. (Links will bring you to the original eBay auction).