Comic Art Tips #69 – Kieth, Breyfogle, Cassaday, Jim Lee and More!!
Welcome to issue #69 of the Original Comic Art Tips Newsletter! A quiet week, some interesting auction results and some nice pieces on eBay.
Results, Ebay: An Alan Davis Namor cover went for $2,500, the Spiderman page by Erik Larsen for $3,500, the Swamp Thing page by Steve Bissette for $1,600, the Springer/Romita Spiderman splash for $1,200 and a Ron Lim Warlock splash for $2,000. A happy collector bought a Batman original by Don Newton for $280.
Heritage Sunday: You probably all noticed that last week I presented a Prince Valiant print as original art… I was probably half-sleeping in front of the computer late at night. the Wayne Boring Superman strips sold, to no surprise, for $2,200 and $1,900, the Star Wars cover by Mark Schultz went for $1,700, the Hostess Ad by Curt Swan for $1,400, a Jack Jaxon underground splash for $1,800, the George Herriman cartoon for $2,000.
A very nice Conan/Red Sonja commission by Ernie Chan went for only $150, the Chris Bachalo Doc Strange commission for $100, the Dennis the Menace illustration for $300, a nice Impulse page by Ethan Van Sciver for $75.
This week on eBay
We start with a classic Wolverine page by Sam Kieth, an Elektra action splash by Mike Deodato and a Cap Vs. Red Skull commission. Nice Captain America cover and a cheap Robo-Cap pinup by J.H. Williams. Deadpool cover by Jason Pearson, Nova #1 DPS and page by Ed McGuinness, X-Men half-splash by Humberto Ramos, Cap and Alpha Flight splash by Carlo Barberi.
DC: Batman original art by Norm Breyfogle is getting rare to find, we have two pinups for trading cards, Batman/Bane and Robin/Catwoman. A Bane splash by creator Graham Nolan, two very nice Don Newton Batman pages (one and two).
Great Star Wars half-splash by John Cassaday, 2 Wildcats pages by Jim Lee, Spawn page by Greg Capullo, a Shade page by Chris Bachalo and a Vampirella splash by Butch Guice. An Optic Nerve cover by Adrian Tomine for $500 could be a great deal.
Heritage Sunday Auction
First, as usual, is the A of Aparo and his Batman page, another Superman daily strip by Wayne Boring, a Dick Dillin World’s Finest page, a Hostess Ad by Curt Swan starring Batman and a Superman half-splash.
A Wally Wood preliminary painting for The Wizard King, a Scalped page by R.M. Guera, Black Kiss by Howard Chaykin and some Strips: a 1938 Alley Oop daily with dinos, a George Herriman cartoon, a unique Rip Kirby daily by Alex Raymond with an outdoor setting, another nice Jack Davis 50’s cartoon, an Andy Capp daily and the usual Bob Lubbers batch.
See you Next week!!