Don Newton, Deodato, Bradstreet! Original Comic Art Tips #188
Welcome to #188 of Original Comic Art Tips!
Original Comic Art Auction Results:
eBay: the page from Iron-Man #1 by Gene Colan was sold for $32k, the Spider-Man page by John Byrne for $9,1k, the Warlock page by Byrne for $7k. A Daredevil page inked by Klaus Janson on vellum over Frank Miller pencils was sold for $6k, and the same page is now for sale again at a lower price.
The Teen Titans page by George Perez was sold for $3,8k, a Black Cat commission by Adam Hughes for $3,4k, the Invincible page by Cory Walker for $2,5k, the detailed Thor sketch by Walt Simonson for $1,2k, a Batman bust by Jason Fabok for $1,6k.
A Nick Fury bust sketch by Nick Steranko was sold for $7,3k, I’d value it at $1,5k at most. A Spider-Man strip by Larry Lieber (without Spidey) wa sold for $2k, it was there for years, and I often laughed at the price when it came up on the search…
The Conan pages by Buscema are still going.
Heritage Weekly Auction: for once, the highest price was paid for a Golden Age title splash, at $13,2k, a Sgt. Fury page by Dick Ayers went for more than $7k, the Howard the Duck title page by Gene Colan went for $5k, the Legion splash by Keith Giffen for $4k.
This week on eBay
The back cover for #2 of Spidey Super Stories by Win Mortimer with a vintage signature by John Romita. For the only Guido fan in the world, this Jim Lee X-Men page may be a good buy, a Namor page by Gene Colan, a very nice Star Wars page by Carmine Infantino, Avengers by Bob Hall.
This seller has a lot of John Romita Jr. head commissions.
Heritage Weekly Auction
After trying to sell it for €10k, and €5k, the Nightcrawler cover by Milo Manara is finally offered for a fair starting price.
A big Mafalda sketch by Quino.
See you next week!