J. Scott Campbell covers (one on the Bay) – #235
Welcome to #235 of Original Comic Art Tips! A small design tweak, I was tired of the orange titles, so I switched to an all-blue, hope you like it.
Original Comic Art Auction Results:
A Kingdom Come page by Alex Ross went for $5k, a Fantastic Four page by John Buscema for $1,5k, an Avengers page by Jim Valentino for $1,5k, a Red Sonja cover by Celina for $2k. I don’t know why three prints by J. Scott Campbell were sold for $1,7k. The Batman/Catwoman page by Gary Frank was a good buy at $700.
Best Offers: good news! after more than six months since I last was able to see real Best Offers, Anthony (thanks!) sent me a link to a web tool I hadn’t found myself. So I can finally tell you that this Champions wraparound cover by Tony Daniel was sold for a $4k B.O., This Silver Surfer page by John Buscema for $2,6k, the Superman-proposing-Wonder-Woman commission by Adam Hughes for $1,9k.
Heritage Weekly Auction: the Black Spidey page by Al Milgrom went for $7,2k, a Shadow page by Chaykin for $3,6k, a Silver Surfer page by Duncan Rouleau for a pretty high $2,6k, Sgt. Fury by Ayers for $2,6k, the Spidey page by Bagley for the same price.
Nate Sanders Prince Valiant auction: a $150k sale for the J.C. Murphy Estate, the highest price was $4,3 paid for the cover piece strip with matching Hal Foster layout, the highest price for a Murphy strip without Foster layout was almost $4k, Foster layouts without finished strips all went for around $1k, with the highest at $1,2k.
A March 1921 Gasoline Alley daily (without Skeezix) went for a very high $2,4k at Russ Cochran auctions.
This week on eBay
An Avengers page by Norm Breyfogle, a Skaar splash by Ron Lim, Sachs & Violens by George Perez. Wrongly credited to Darick Robertson, two Wizard How to Draw Wolverine pages by a young Leinil Yu (one, two).
Heritage Weekly Auction
Marvel: Sgt. Fury art by Dick Ayers, Conan and naked girl pages by John Buscema, Spider-Man by Sal, Frankenstein by Mayerik, a Spider-Man page and a Hawkeye splash by Al Milgrom, Star Wars by Bob McLeod.
A big lot of nice Lee Elias Black Cat pages, here’s a pinup.
Heritage Signature Auction part 3: interior art
Many artists with multiple top pages, like Jack Kirby with a Captain America splash, John Buscema, here’s an Avengers splash, John Byrne, an X-Men page, Jim Lee with a Wolverine action page, Frank Miller‘s Daredevil, Barry Smith’s Conan art, Wally Wood, George Perez.
A top Spidey page by Gil Kane, a Black costume title splash by Ron Frenz, Spidey Vs. Venom by Erik Larsen, X-Men by Andy Kubert, New Mutants by Sienk, a Superman style guide by Garcia Lopez and a Batman commission by Darwyn Cooke.
Comic link Focused Auction part 1
Remember last month’s $1k commissions drawn by Art Adams? this Storm is already at $2,2k…
See you next week!!