Original Comic Art Tips #322 – December, 01 2023
Welcome! A big eBay section, great art at Septimus and a few very nice pieces at HA.
Original Comic Art Auction Results
eBay: $6,5k for a Scott Pilgrim page by O’Malley, $5k (Best Offer) for a Baltimore cover by Mike Mignola, $3,5k for a Shazam illustration by Alex Ross, high $2,8k for the Thing sketch cover by Walt Simonson, $2,8k for the Batman: Long Halloween splash by Tim Sale, $2k for the modern X-Men page by John Byrne, $2k for a full figure Spider-Man commission by John Romita Jr.
$1,8k (B.O.) for a Spider-Man sketch by John Romita, $1,8k for the Secret War page by Gabriele Dell’Otto, $1,5k for an Invincible page by Ottley, $1,5k for the Tarzan splash by Russ Manning, $1,4k for the Gary Frank cover, $1,4k for a Batman head sketch by Bruce Timm, $1,2k for an Infinity Inc. page by McFarlane.
Heritage Weekly Auction: high prices this week, after a couple months of low results. $7k for the early page from The Tick by Ben Edlund, a pretty rare piece. $5,5k for the Invincible cover by Ottley, very high $5,5k for an Excalibur page by Alan Davis.
High $5k for a Batman page by Novick, $5k for an Usagi cover, $4k for a Defenders page by Sal Buscema, $3,8k for the Spidey sketch by McFarlane, $1,7k for a Hulk page by Gary Frank.
$1k for the Rocketeer sketch by Dave Stevens, it seems high but it’s probably the first one I’ve seen for sale in the last 5 years.
Catawiki Auction: €8k for the Freak Brothers illustration by Gilbert Shelton, €2,5k for the Spirou page by Schwartz, €1,7k for the Horacio Altuna page, €900 for the Dino Battaglia page, €800 for the Vendetta Macumba page by Magnus, €500 for a 1961 Johnny Hazard Sunday by Robbins, low €600 for the Jacovitti page and only €350 for the Ken Parker page by Milazzo.
The auction of original Franka art by Henk Kuijpers went pretty well, the highest prices were €1.7k for a cover, €1,3k for an illustration, €750 for a classic page and €700 for a modern page.
This Week on eBay
John Byrne – She-Hulk Original Comic Art
Marvel: top piece of the week is this She-Hulk page by John Byrne, Micronauts by Gil Kane, a 1995 Scarlet Spider page and a Nova page by Darick Robertson, a Spidey Sunday by Floro Dery, a nice Wolverine commission by Dave Cockrum.
The starting price for the Punisher page by Jim Lee was lowered (and accepting offers), a good deal at that price.
Heritage Weekly Auction
A page from GenX #1 by Chris Bachalo, credited to Adlard there’s a ’90s Wolverine sketch by Bachalo, look at this X-Factor page by Jae Lee, an Excalibur splash by Churchill.
A Spider-Man cover by Hamner, an Iron-Man splash by Hitch, a Spidey page by Immonen.
DC: a Fourth World page by Byrne, a Batman splash by Chaykin, Dr. Fate by Giffen, Green Arrow by Grell, Batman by Novick, a Promethea DPS by Williams.
Credited to Adlard there’s a ’90s Death sketch by Bachalo.
Magnus – Tex Original Comic Art
Dylan Dog by Stano, Micheluzzi and Casertano, a Nathan Never sketch by Castellini, Tex by Ticci and a Tex cover sketch by Magnus, Pazienza and Moebius homages by Frezzato, a detailed Ranxerox sketch and an illustration by Liberatore, a very nice pinup by Lapone.
Then a Blueberry page by Wilson, a Chick Bill page by Tibet, a painted Hermann page, a Murena page by Delaby. Look at this page by Don Lawrence.
Many sketches: Uderzo, Franquin, Rosinski, Dany, Liberatore.
Vermot & Associés Auction
Heritage Joker Auction
Heritage Animation Auction