Original Comic Art Tips #290 – Apr. 22 2023
Big auctions were paused for just a week, this time we have many again. Enjoy!
eBay: $4,9k Best Offer for a slabbed John Romita Spidey sketch, $3,2k for the Death Metal cover by Tyler Kirkham, $2,4k for a Donald Duck prelim by Carl Barks, $2,4k for a Romance page by Jack Kirby, $2k for the Spawn page by Capullo/McFarlane.
$1,5k was a good deal for the Captain America page by Sal Buscema, $1,7k (B.O.) for a Green Lantern cover by Emanuela Lupacchino $1,7k (B.O.) for a Scott Pilgrim page, $1k (B.O.) for a Spidey page by Ramos, $1k for a Wolverine commission by Garney.
Byrne Original Art: $2,5k for the Champions page, $1,6k for the Iron-Fist, $1,3k for the Daredevil.
Somebody paid $1,5k for an “artist’s proof print” from a Russell Dauterman Thor cover.
Heritage Weekly Auction: $10k fir the X-Men page by Joe Mad, $9k for the JLA page by Dillin, $4k for the X-Factor page by Joe Quesada, $4k also for the page by Neal Adams and the Superman cover by Adam Hughes, $2,9k for the Conan page by Buscema.
$2,1k for the Mickey Mouse strip by Gottfredson, low prices for Jim Cheung, $1,2k and $600, only $550 for an On Stage Sunday.
Catawiki: €500 for a Silver Surfer page by Ron Lim, €370 for a Bilal sketch, and a page by Alberto Breccia, €300 for Jijé and Morris sketches, €300 for a nice Marvel page by Mario Alberti, €220 for the Will Eisner Odd Fact panel, €150 for the Disney page by Asteriti.
Andrew Robinson – Thor #1 Original Cover Art
Marvel: this week we have an Avengers page by Byrne/Sinnott.
Dr. Doom by Bob Brown, Hero for Hire by Tuska, a Spidey strip by Larry Lieber, a Deathlok page by Butch Guice, a Ka-Zar page by Brent Anderson, Daredevil by Ron Wagner, Dr. Strange and Guardians by Kevin West.
A Jane Foster Thor cover painted by Andrew Robinson, a Marvel Masterpieces Vision painted by Dave Palumbo.
A Moon Knight cover by Jacen Burrows, a full team Avengers page by Bagley, one by Greg Land, an Ultimate X page and a quick Wolverine sketch by Art Adams, many Texeira sketches from this seller, a charity Thor sketch by Jeffrey Brown.
The Black Suit Spidey page by Marc Silvestri and the G.I. Joe page by Trimpe are still going.
DC: A 1992 Luthor page by Guice, a Batman figure with a Jim Lee sketch, a Batman sketch by Jason Fabok, price lowered on the Cosmic Odyssey page by Mike Mignola, Flash by LaRocque.
Two Kim Jung Gi sketches, skull monk and sexy fairy, a Crow page by James O’Barr, Charley’s War page, a Vampirella cover prelim by Celina, a Nocturnals page by Brereton.
A 1935 Barney Google daily, a B.C. Sunday, 10 Cap Stubbs dailies, a 1938 Blondie daily, a 1917 Mutt and Jeff.
Marvel: A Fury page by Ayers, Conan by Buscema, look at this Dr.Strange by Milgrom/Nebres, Iron-Man by Trimpe.
X-Men by Joe Mad, a Captain America page by Coipel, a beautiful Emma Frost commission by Darwyn Cooke, another Ghost Rider splash by Larroca.
DC: A 1966 Batman daily, a Joker cover prelim by Neal Adams, Super Friends by Ramona Fradon, OMAC by John Byrne, Titans by Perez.
A beautifully drawn page by Bellamy, a color pinup by Milo Manara, a G.I. Joe cover by Paul Pope.
Great strips, a 1932 Blondie Sunday, Terry by Caniff, Donald Duck by Taliaferro, a Rip Kirby by Raymond, a 1958 On Stage daily, an Apartment 3G Sunday, a Hagar daily, a top Corrigan by Williamson, a 1980 For Better or for Worse daily.
A Jeff MacNelly cartoon and a Jim Borgman cartoon.
Top piece of the week is this Gaston illustration by Franquin already at €30k, there’s also a small monster sketch, a Batman illustration by Denis Bodart, a sketch by Rosinski, a Bob DeMoor auction with many ’50s pages.
A Conan page by Buscema and a Batman page by Colan with no reserve, a page by E. Breccia, one by Arturo Del Castillo.
A Mefisto sketch by Galep, Julia pages by Garcia Seijas and Soldi, a Dylan Dog page by Tacconi and one by Mari, Kamasultra by Jacovitti, Dylan Top by Mottura, a Batman sketch by Gabriele Dell’Otto.
A great batch of Joe Kubert covers, this time, it was hard to choose one, so here’s the iconic one, the one I’d buy, a Conan cover, a Wolverine illustration, a lot of 13 war pages.
Then we have a Wolverine page by Andy Kubert, a war page by Wally Wood, a Rocket Raccoon page by Mignola, a Superman title page by Schaffenberger, a fantasy page by Ploog.
A big selection of Golden Age pieces: two very nice Kinstler title pages, a Knockout comics cover. Love Golden Age George Tuska art, here’s an early page.
A very big selection of comic strips too, the highlights are this 1955 Peanuts daily, a Cisco Kid, a Brick Bradford Sunday, a 1937 Tim Tyler’s Luck Sunday, a Pogo daily, a Ben Casey daily by Adams.