Welcome to #90 of Original Comic Art Tips!! Summer is starting and things are slowing down on eBay and Heritage Sunday auctions, a little less art but maybe also less competition!
Original Comic Art Auction Results:
eBay: the George Perez Avengers page went for $3,000, the Warlord by Mike Grell for $2,200, the Black Canary pinup by Bruce Timm for $1,300, the Spider-Man by Neal Adams for $950. The Preacher page for less than $700, good deal. The Mignola Hellboy pinup is still going.
Heritage Sunday: Conan pages wit Belit always go for premium prices, this one went for $3,300. The Green Lantern page by Gil Kane went for $3,000, a Hercules cover by Garcia-Lopez for $2,400, the Azrael art by Joe Quesada and the Dan De Carlo pinup for $2,100, the Spider-Man page by Al Milgrom for $1,300 (prices for the Milgrom/Mooney team on Spectacular are growing).
The Vermot auction highlighted in the last issue is ending this weekend.
This week on eBay
Heritage Sunday Auction
DC: another big lot of Ric Estrada pages, like this nice Wonder Woman and a World’s Finest. Another Wonder Woman by Mike Sekowsky and another World’s Finest by Dick Dillin. a Superboy DPS by Bob Brown, Adam Strange by Gil Kane, Batman by Gene Colan.
For Marvel Comics there’s a big lot of Spider-Man pages, a classic black suit + X-Factor page by Rick Leonardi, Spectacular by Kerry Gammill, Ed Hannigan, Al Milgrom and Marie Severin. Amazing by Steve Skroce.
Many Strips for once: a 1930 Winnie Winkle Sunday, a beautiful hand-colored Moon Mullins Sunday from 1924, a Rusty Riley Sunday, a Captain & the Kids/Hawkshaw Sunday, a funny Garfield Sunday, a Li’l Abner Sunday.
Huge auction in Bruxelles, more than 300 lots from the usual big names.
Then a Young Blueberry painted cover by Blanc Dumont, a beautiful page by Boucq, a painted illustration by David B., a rare Mort Cinder page by Breccia, Chic Bill original art by Tibet, nice Western page by Serpieri, a color Valerian pinup by Mezieres, some cheap original sketches by Manara.
The usual mix of cheap comic strips with a few nice sprinkles: A 2-page story by Gilbert Shelton, a beautiful pencil illustration drawn by Esteban Maroto as a gift to Al Williamson, an Apt. 3-G Sunday by Alex Kotzky, a Little King Sunday by Otto Soglow and a Hagar daily by Dik Browne.
See you Next Week and happy Summer!!