Welcome to #98 of Original Comic Art Tips, some interesting results and a nice eBay section.
Original Comic Art Auction Results:
eBay: A beautiful 1965 Fritz the Cat sketch by Crumb was sold for $10k, a Xenozoic Tales cover by Mark Schultz was sold for $6,500, a Batman commission by Kim Jung Gi for $3,500, a Nocturnals cover by Dan Brereton was sold yesterday for $2,500.
All comic art flippers know this secret: commission a Scrooge drawing to Don Rosa then magically double the price on eBay.
The Alpha Flight page by John Byrne went for almost $3k, the DC cover by Nick Cardy for $1,700. A Marvel Zombies page by Sean Phillips went for only $250, a Fantastic Four by Paul Ryan for a little less and the six Gil Kane strips for $450.
Heritage Sunday: the Flash page by Carmine Infantino was sold for $4,800, the Hercules cover by Garcia Lopez for $2,600, the Scarlet Witch commission by Bill Sienkiewicz for $1,900, the Frazetta sketch for $1,500 and the Batman page by Jim Lee for $1,200.
This week on eBay
We start with DC because the most watched item is this Sandman page by Kelley Jones.
Two original Batman pages by Jim Lee: a cheap one and one that costs exactly 10 times more (but accepting offers…), a Lobo cover by Matteo Scalera with a very low (for now) price, very low is also the price for an elaborate Batman commission by Neil Vokes, a Batman cover by Shane Davis, a very early Batman by Adam Hughes, a Batman who Laughs sketch by Jae Lee.
Marvel: a nice Elektra by Bill Sienkiewicz, a Storm cover by Mike Huddleston, a cheap Rob Liefeld cover, a nice X-Men page by Andy Kubert, a Thanos splash and a Captain America page by Alan Davis, a She-Hulk page by John Byrne.
Heritage Sunday Auction
Next Week we’ll finally have something more to look at, the new ComicLink auction started yesterday!