Mignola, Samnee, and more this week on Original Comic Art Tips!
Many Original Comic Art auctions underway this week, I’ll try to keep this newsletter short..! Results! eBay: Remember the Jim Lee Wolverine sketch on sale for $1.200? It sold. So the price for Jim’s sketches has officially increased. (or, if you consider the latest commission prices, somebody got a Wolverine bust for ¼ of the price…). The John Byrne Alpha Flight original went for $1.200, the Whilce Portacio Hulk/Iron-Man DPS for $800 and the Punisher page by John Buscema for $400, I regret not bidding on it, now… The Jorge Zaffino page ended at $1.000 and buying an Avengers page by Gene Colan for $400 is always nice.
Heritage Sunday: the Demon splash by Jack Kirby went for $7.100, the Jim Aparo Batman/Plastic-Man page for $2.000 and the Batman/Aquaman for $1.400. The Steve Canyon daily by Milton Caniff went pretty high at $1.2K and the Dick Tracy original by Chester Gould for $ 1.9K.
This week on eBay
Chris Samnee – Captain America Original Art
Mike Mignola‘s daughter put for sale some beautiful original art by her dad. They’re the Hellboy TPB endpapers, reinterpretations of Dürer’s etchings. Go Look: one, two, three, four and the big one, five.
The eBay world is on fire over a big pile of Captain America artwork put for sale by Chris Samnee. Chris rarely sells his art and there are pieces for all tastes (and pockets): the Cover, the super-serum origin page, the splash, the action page, etc… You can also see a Batman/Robin illustration by Jim Lee, a Jack Kirby Machine Man page, and a John Buscema Avengers original. Then a 90’s style Spiderman page by Scott Kolins, a Spiderman splash by Mark Bagley and a J. Jonah Jameson/Peter Parker page by John Byrne.
Heritage Sunday Auction
Irv Novick – Barman Original Art
The usual four-page set of Jim Aparo Batman art: one is with Aquaman and one with the Elongated Man. Then we have a very, very nice Novick/Giordano Batman Original, a Superman/Green Lantern/Hawkman page by Curt Swan, a Ron Lim Infinity War Thanos page, and the weekly Dale Keown Incredible Hulk page (this one with Aquaman and Dr. Strange)
Many pieces in the Strip department: a rare Bloom County daily by Berke Breathed, a funny Wizard of ID by Brant Parker and a beautifully drawn Cisco Kid by Salinas. We end with two Sundays, a Dick Tracy and a Casey Ruggles.
Comic link Focused Auction
Ed McGuinness – Deadpool Original Art
Here we are with the second part of Comic Link’s new auction catalog and with a Barry Kitson Azrael Splash. A frame ready Iron-Man splash by Greg Land and an Infinity Crusade by Ron Lim. A funny Deadpool page by Ed McGuinness and many George Perez Teen Titans pages like this one.
Albert Uderzo – Asterix Original Illustration
A quick Recap of the other auctions:
See you next week with Christie’s upcoming high-end auction and much more on Original Comic Art Tips!