Adam Hughes, Enrico Marini, Mile Zeck! Original Comic Art Tips #195
Welcome to #195 of Original Comic Art Tips!! Many auctions again, I had no time left to look at last week’s Heritage Results… I’ll do it next week.
Original Comic Art Auction Results:
eBay: the highest price was made by a sketch cover, $3,5k for an Adam Hughes Catwoman. A Simpsons page by Bernie Wrightson went for $2,5k, a Morbius page by Frank Robbins for $1,9k, a Man-Wolf DPS by George Perez for $1,9k, a Deadman commission by Neal Adams for $1,6k.
A very nice Scout painted cover by Tim Truman was sold for $1,5k, the Silver Surfer page by Ron Lim for $1,5k, the Invincible page by Ryan Ottley for $1,2k, a Superman cover by Stuart Immonen for $1k.
Heritage Weekly Auction: a Legion page by Keith Giffen went for $7,2k, a Sgt. Fury by Dick Ayers again for $7,2k, the Wolverine sketch by Bolland for $2,2k, the Silver Surfer page by Ron Lim for $1,5k, an On Stage daily for $1k.
Catawiki: a Mafalda sketch by Quino was sold for €5k, the Marvels page by Alex Ross for €3,2k.
ComiConnect: the Spider-Man page by Steve Ditko went for $133k, from the first issue of Spider-Man drawn by John Romita comes the new record price for panel pages, already sold in another comic art era (2015) for $62k. Another later page went for $21k. A record for Frank Springer, with the cover to Spectacular #24 sold for $16k.
The two Rarebit Fiend Sunday strips by McKay were affordable, with one sold for less than $10k, John Buscema only made the layouts on this nice Thor page, but $1,3 is still a good price, another one went for only $700. Looks like suddenly Shade pages by Chris Bachalo doubled their price, this one went for $1,2k.
Swann: a Peanuts daily went for $22k, another one for $19k, a panel by Addams for $9k. Look! a Tintin sketch by Hergé went for $4,8k.
Two Peanuts strips also were sold at Nate Sanders’, one for $34k and the other for $31k, a Bill Watterson SIGNATURE went for $2,1k.
This week on eBay
Jose Luis Garcia Lopez – Wonder Woman Original Art
DC: last week’s Superman page by Byrne is ending tonight, a Catwoman commission by Adam Hughes, a beautiful Wonder Woman prelim by Garcia Lopez, a Superman painting by Joe Linsner, a nice Batman sketch and an Anarky page by Norm Breyfogle, a Harley sketch by Bruce Timm.
Marvel: a Captain America page and an Eternals page by Sal Buscema, a Daredevil page by Cary Nord, a Black Widow commission by Chris Bachalo, a Spidey page by Mark Bagley.
A Youngblood splash by Rob Liefeld, a DPS, a Grendel page by Wagner, a small press page by Steve Ditko, a Hate page by Peter Bagge.
I can’t say from the pictures if this Miss Lace is the usual (but still nice) hand colored print by Milton Caniff or original art as advertised.
Heritage Weekly Auction
Not much, this week, there’s a Fantastic Four page by Art Adams, a Spider-Man page by Bob McLeod, a Hulk/Wolverine commission by Herb Trimpe, a Captain America commission by David Finch, an Infinity Abyss page by Jim Starlin.
A Batman page by Alex Maleev, one by Tony Daniel, a nice Mickey daily by Gottfredson.
Gabriele Dell'Otto – Spider-Man Original Comic Art
A big lot of painted album covers, like this Murena cover by Delaby, many covers by Hermann, like this Jeremiah, Bernard Prince, Bois Maury, Prince de la Nuit by Swolfs, many by Dany.
A nice Spider-Man page by Gabriele Dell’Otto, Superman by Carlos Pacheco, Thor by Simone Bianchi, Joker and Catwoman commissions by Enrico Marini, a Tarzan Sunday strip by John Celardo.
A Scrooge illustration by Don Rosa, a Topolino cover by Silvia Ziche, a Dylan Dog page by Angelo Stano.
Albert Uderzo – Asterix Original Comic Art
Another great auction, with a top Asterix illustration by Uderzo, a Lucky Luke illustration by Morris, a Ric Hochet cover and a Chick Bill cover by Tibet, a Jeremiah page by Hermann, Largo Winch by Franq, a cover by Lambil, XIII by Vance, Tanguy by Jijé, the Scorpion by Marini and many other great pieces.
An illustration by Bilal, a great cover by Tardi, a jam illustration by Franquin and Morris, a Spirou illustration by Franquin, a detailed Asterix sketch by Uderzo.
Then a Rapaces page by Marini, a Ric Hochet cover by Tibet, an Olivier Rameau cover by Dany, a detailed Smurf sketch by Peyo, Bob Morane by Vance, a 1938 Bringing Up Father Sunday strip.
Another Tintin sketch by Hergé (like the one sold at Swann’s for $5k…) with a low estimation.
The big piece is this 1955 Peanuts Sunday, early Mickey Mouse strips by Gottfredson and Duvall, a 1921 Krazy Kat daily, some Rube Goldberg machines , a Sky Masters daily by Kirby/Wood.
Still low priced, this Captain America cover by Mike Zeck, a Superman cover by John Byrne, Hulk by Sal Buscema, Human Torch by Gil Kane, The Thing by Wilson/Byrne.
The cover to TMNT #5 by Eastman, a Captain Atom page by Ditko, Weird Science by Joe Orlando.
See you next week!!