Original Comic Art Tips #160 – Jim Lee, Campbell, Guarnido!!
Welcome to #160 of original Comic Art Tips! a very nice ebay section to see…
Original Comic Art Auction Results:
ebay: the Captain Marvel splash by C.C. Beck went for $4k, the other pages went for $2k, $1,8k and $1,2k.
A great Captain 3D page by Kirby & Meskin for $2,7k, a Rip Kirby strip by Alex Raymond for $1,9k, a Wonder Woman cover by Jenny Frison for $1,6k, a Pogo Sunday strip for $1,5k, the Hellboy bust by Mike Mignola for $1,1k.
A Batman cover by Matteo Scalera went for a Best Offer lower than $2,5k.
A new (bad) trend: the New Mutants page by Liefeld that went unsold for $15k is now for sale with a $7k tag. The Jim Lee Batman sketch started at $15k two weeks ago, $10k last week, now the asking price is $5k.
Half naked men drawn by Adam Hughes go for 1/10 of the price usually paid for half naked ladies drawn by Adam Hughes…
Heritage Weekly Auction: a Superman page by Curt Swan was sold for $5,7k, the pinup by Frank Cho for $3,3k, an Alex Nino illustration for $2,6k, the Dan De Carlo pinup for $2,6k, the early Blondie daily by Chic Young for $2,1k, She-Hulk by Byrne for $1,6k.
Catawiki: the Battle of the Planets cover by Alex Ross went for $1,9k, a quick Jean Giraud sketch went for €1k, higher than usual.
A rare Smurf sketch by Peyo was sold for €700, My bid was beaten at €650… 😒 a rare Pirlouit sketch went for a little more.
Animazing: the Peanuts daily went unsold with a highest bid of €23k, under the $30k reserve. The only drawing sold was this Snoopy that went for €8,5k.
This week on eBay
Jim Lee – Wolverine Commission
Marvel: some big pieces of original art. A Jim Lee Wolverine commission is selling for charity, a Wolverine cover by J. Scott Campbell, a Namor title splash by John Byrne, a Spider Gwen cover by Ed McGuinness.
A nice Wolverine cover by Carlos Pacheco, a Spider Gwen cover by Pasqual Ferry, a beautiful Star Wars page by Carmine Infantino and a weird Ghost Rider splash again by Infantino.
A Dracula commission by Gene Colan, a Deathlok splash by Mike Perkins, a Hulk splash by Angel Medina, cheap Spidey pages by Humberto Ramos and Sean Phillips.
A charity Spidey commission by Gabriel Hardman, a cheap Elektra sketch by Bill Sienkiewicz.
Last week’s Hellboy splash by John Cassaday is still going.
Mike Mignola is drawing bird headed gentlemen: one, two, three and four.
DC: cheap Teen Titans art by Brett Booth, a DPS, a splash and a page.
A JLA DPS by Mark Bagley, a Green Lantern splash by Gary Frank, a Batman page by Matt Wagner and a Death commission by Mark Buckingham.
The (almost) only way to buy a real Batman sketch by Bob Kane is with the Batman and Me book…
An Elric cover by P. Craig Russell, a Violator sketch by Todd McFarlane, an Aliens/Predator page by Chris Warner, an Orphan Annie illustration by Harold Gray, a Pogo daily, a Terry daily by Caniff.
Heritage Weekly Auction
Dan De Carlo – Humorama Cartoon Original Art
DC: (have you noticed that lately there are more DC than Marvel pieces?)
a Batman splash by Sal Buscema, one by Howard Chaykin, a Batman pinup by Murphy Anderson, Batman/Flash and Batman/Creeper pages by Jim Aparo.
A Swamp Thing splash by Rick Veitch, I like a lot this war page by Russ Heath, a splash by Alex Nino.
Marvel: a Black Spidey page by Sal Buscema, a Dracula page by Gene Colan, nice Namor page by George Tuska.
A beautiful Dan De Carlo pinup, a Betty & Veronica page by Adam Hughes.
Strips: Rip Kirby by Alex Raymond, a 1947 Nancy Sunday, a Li’l Abner daily by Frazetta, a 1953 Pogo daily, a Buz Sawyer daily by Roy Crane, a nice 1948 Dick Tracy and a 1968 Mickey Mouse by Gottfredson.
Juanjo Guarnido – Blacksad Original Comic Art
An illustration by Sergio Toppi, a Ken Parker page by Milazzo, I Briganti by Magnus, a sketch by Alessandro Barbucci.
A White Queen sketch by Cliff Chiang, a painted cover by R.M. Guera, a nice illustration by Azpiri, Axa by Romero.
A Blacksad pinup by Guarnido.
Fauve is selling a beautiful Asterix illustration by Uderzo.
Russ Cochran Auctions has several high end pieces ending, but with high reserves.
Vermot et Associes has many pieces for sale, the highlight (for me) is this Obelix sketch by Uderzo.
See you next week!!