Great Art at HA + Big Results at CLink! – Original Comic Art Tips #245
Welcome to #245 of Original Comic Art Tips!
eBay: the Star Wars cover by Dave Johnson was sold for a high $6,1k Best Offer, the Groo splash by Aragones for $2,5k, the Nick Fury cover by Bryan Hitch for $2k, a rare Kabuki page by David Mack for $2k, the Barbarella cover by Celina for $1,8k.
A JLA cover by Clay Mann went for $1,7k, a Nick Fury title splash by Keith Pollard for $1,7k, the Gary Frank cover for $1,6k, a Spider-Man Sketchagraph by John Romita for $1,6k, a very nice Long Halloween page by Tim Sale was sold for $1,4k, a Crisis page by George Perez for only $1k, the only Ken Kelly painting available was quickly sold for $1,8k.
Comiclink Featured Auction: highest price was $289k for the title page to Fantastic Four Annual #1 by Kirby/Ditko.
Estimated at $600k a Stan Lee as Iron-Man painting by Rob Prior was sold for $285k, I’d use my money better… In line with previous sales a Spidey/Kraven page by Ditko went for $145k, an Alpha Flight cover by Jim Lee for $72k, a Vampirella pinup by Frazetta for $48k.
Record $43k for this Wolverine splash by Adam Kubert, $33k for a Spidey cover by J. Scott Campbell, low price for this Swamp Thing page by Wrightson, $33k, $31k for a Fantastic Four page by John Buscema, $29k for a Wolverine cover by John Byrne, $27k for a Batwoman cover by Rafael Grampà.
Comic Connect: the Fantastic Four cover by John Buscema went for $115k, the Captain America cover by Mike Zeck for $87k, the Marvel Team-Up cover by Byrne for $72k, the splash by Jaime Hernandez for $24k, a first appearance page by Clay Mann for $4,7k, a Spidey 2099 page by Leonardi for $3,8k, a Batman page by Breyfogle for $3,7k, a top Hulk page by McFarlane went for an “affordable” $15k.
There were also many good deals, Kirby pages for $5k are always nice, like a Daredevil page by Colan for less than $2k, an X-Men cover by Simone Bianchi for $2,6k and a Spidey page for $500, a Teen Titans page by Byrne for $2,5k.
This week on eBay
A big charity auction of Superman pieces, the highlights are this pinup by Dave Johnson, this one by Kilian Plunkett, a bust by Dan Brereton, I really like the idea behind this striking portrait by Bruce Timm.
Heritage Weekly Auction
The Fly by Steve Ditko.
Strips: a Popeye daily by Segar, Scorchy Smith by Sickles, Terry by Caniff, Wash Tubbs by Roy Crane, a 1912 Mutt & Jeff, a Christmas Wizard of ID Sunday, a Rusty Riley Sunday, look at this Tailspin Tommy Sunday.
I don’t know if things are already slowing down for summer, but lately it’s very hard to find something worth seeing on Catawiki…
Heritage Signature Auction part 3: Interior Art
Look: the complete Beatles Marvel comic by George Perez.
X-Men DPS original art by Jim Lee, remember the complete Spidey/X-Force issue by McFarlane for sale here? this is the double splash. There’s another Spidey DPS. A Moon Knight splash by Stephen Platt, a Wolverine page by Silvestri, an Avengers DPS by Tim Sale.
A complete Batman issue by Jim Aparo, Green Lantern by Neal Adams, Killing Joke by Bolland, Watchmen by Gibbons, Dead Superman by Grummett, a rare Superman splash by Wayne Boring, Sandman #1 by Sam Kieth, Batman pages by Norm Breyfogle are not rare anymore.
A V. page by David Lloyd, EC complete stories by Davis, Wood, look at this beautiful Al Williamson page, a Spawn splash by Capullo, TWD #1 by Tony Moore, an early Eightball page, a complete story by Don Rosa, a Blueberry page by Giraud.
Coutau Bégarie Auction
See you next week!!