80k for a Bolland Sketch and a Top TWD – Original Comic Art Tips #248
Welcome to #248 of Original Comic Art Tips! Many auctions and many nice pieces, this week. Also the first image I censored in five years (mostly cause I fear the email bots sending this in the spam), hope you like the button I designed..! 😎
eBay: a Batman convention commission by Tim Sale was sold for an incredible $8k. A very detailed and very cool Captain America/Deathlok cover sketch by Mike Zeck was sold for a $2,3k Best Offer, Conan/Red Sonja pages by John Buscema usually go for more than $2,5k.
A Spidey page by Alex Saviuk was sold for $1,9k, the Wolverine cover by Carlos Pacheco for $1,3k, a Batman Beyond cover by Ryan Sook for a $1,3k B.O., a Superman/Spider-Man commission by Portacio for $1k, a Hellboy bust commission by Mike Mignola for $1,1k (with a $500 price tag from 2019 on it).
Not the best Fantastic Four page by Byrne, but good enough for only $500.
Heritage Weekly Auction: ok, this was Jonah Hex first appearance, so it went for $36k. But it was just the cover sketch by Tony De Zuniga…
The Legion page by Dave Cockrum was sold for $14k, the Byrne/Romita Spidey for $13k, a Terry daily by Caniff for $10k, a Death of Superman page (without Superman, Doomsday or death) by Butch Guice went for $8k, the Fly by Ditko for $8k.
She-Hulk by Byrne for $5,5k, the Gen13 page by Campbell for $4k, the SPlatt SPlash page for $3,8k, a Captain America page by Andy Kubert for a pretty high $2,5k, Mary Perkins was sexy enough in this daily to sell for $1,5k, great art on this Terry Sunday, sold for an affordable $4k.
Catawiki: €3,3k for the illustration by Manara, €2k for the pinup by Liberatore, €1,4k for the Blacksad commission by Guarnido, €1,2k for the cover sketch by Gimenez, the Alan Ford cover by Piffarerio went for €800, a Batman page by Alcatena for €800, a Burlesque pinup by Marini for €750.
Disney: €850 for the Topolino cover by Mottura, €400 for the Ziche cover, a Scarpa page for €600. The buyer of this Cavazzano page sold for less than €400 and the cover sketch for €100 got a very good deal.
Prop Store: $80k for the unpublished Joker cover prelim by Brian Bolland, $6,5k for a Joker trading card by Norm Breyfogle, $5,5k for the book cover by John Romita, $5k for a Magneto page by Cockrum, Batman cover sketches by Ed Hannigan were sold for $2k, a Hulk page by Mike Zeck for $900.
This week on eBay
Marvel: a 1967 X-Men page by Don Heck, a Power Man page by George Perez, Man-Thing by Mooney, White Tiger by Giffen, a District X cover by Tom Raney, a Nick Fury sketch by Steranko. The Excalibur page by Erik Larsen is still going.
Heritage Weekly Auction
Top auction, this week, I had to leave a lot of things out.
Rick and Michonne Vs. Zombies. very rare. buy it. The Fly by Ditko, a Cerebus page, 1949 pages by Dan Barry and Alex Toth, great Western page by Severin/Elder, Creepy by Severin, look at this Bill Draut page.
Comic link Focused Auction
A to Z we have a Galactus DPS by Mark Bagley, a Punisher cover by Tim Bradstreet, a Conan page by Buscema, a Phoenix cover by J. Scott Campbell, a 1992 Hulk page by Travis Charest, a Galactus splash by Alan Davis, a Star Wars page by Michael Golden.
Most of the pages are by Arroyo, here’s a cover project.
See you next week!!