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:
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.
This week on eBay
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.
Last week’s Hellboy splash by John Cassaday is still going.
The (almost) only way to buy a real Batman sketch by Bob Kane is with the Batman and Me book…
Heritage Weekly Auction
DC: (have you noticed that lately there are more DC than Marvel pieces?)
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.
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!!