Original Comic Art Tips #165 – Eastman/Laird, Campbell, Byrne!
Welcome to#165 of Original Comic Art Tips!!
Original Comic Art Auction Results:
A JLA Omnibus cover by Kevin Maguire went for $2k, the X-men pages (one, two) by John Romita Jr. were sold for $1,6k each, a Dark Victory half splash by Tm Sale for $1,4k, the Monkeyman splash by Art Adams for $1,2k, a beautiful Twilight DPS by Garcia Lopez for $1,2k, a nice Galactus sketch by John Byrne for $800.
Only three of the 16 Batober sketches sold by Chris Samnee went for over $1k, the highest price was $1,5k for this one.
I can’t tell you the final Best Offer price, but this ugly+useless TMNT printing plate had a $4,5k tag…
The Dale Keown Hulk piece was confirmed as a print sold for original art, it went for $300.
Heritage Weekly Auction: many high/interesting/surprising results, this week. The winner was Adam Hughes with a Fairest cover sold for $4,5k and a Fables pinup that went for $2,6k. A Batman cover by Dale Eaglesham went for $4k,
Everybody was complaining lately for the $800/1,000 price tag on Bruce Timm bust sketches… look at this Joker sold for $1,5k.
This week on eBay
Heritage Weekly Auction
DC: a classic, 1971 horror page by Bernie Wrightson is the best piece, this week, Deadman by Garcia Lopez, a very nice pinup by Dave Cockrum, the Atom by Gil Kane, a Batman splash by Irv Novick, Elongated Man by Kevin Nowlan, Batman original art by John Romita Jr.
In the three years I’ve been doing this newsletter, I’ve seen less than a handful of good Batman pages by Norm Breyfogle, here’s a splash.
Many nice Strips: On Stage and Count Screwloose sunday strips, a beautiful Right Around Home one, a Rip Kirby by Alex Raymond, a 1934 Gasoline Alley, an historic Dick Tracy daily, a Hagar by Dik Browne.
I’d really like to own this Sky Masters daily by Kirby and Wood.
Comic link Focused Auction part 1 of 2
Some classic pieces by Mark Bagley, like this 1992 Spidey cover and this Ultimate Spidey cover, a Namor cover by Sal Buscema, a page from Lobo #1 by Bisley, an X-Men cover by Chris Bachalo and an historic Bob Brown Batman page.
Thanos fans, look at this Ron Lim page.
Heritage TMNT auction
Speaking of the Ninja Turtles a themed auction is ending, containing 8 pieces of comic art, by Eastman and Laird, from classic to modern.
See you next week!!