Original Comic Art Tips #181 – Kirby, Romita, Miller’s Daredevil!
Welcome to #181 of Original Comic Art Tips! Very long update, with many auctions.
Original Comic Art Auction Results
eBay: many high prices. The New Mutants page by Bill Sienkiewicz was sold for $4,6k, the Mister Miracle by Jack Kirby for $2,4k, Incredible Hulk by Sal Buscema for $2,3k, a Firehair page by Joe Kubert for $2,1k, an Inhumans page by George Perez for a $2,4 Best Offer.
A Green Lantern cover by Riccardo Federici went for $3k, a Walking Dead cover (#138) by Charlie Adlard for a $2,5k B.O., a Teen Titans cover by Mike McKone for the same price, a Cavewoman page by Budd Root for $1,7k.
Hero Initiative original art: the Simonson/Hildebrandt Thor illustration was sold for $6,2k, the Sook/Cheung Batman/WW for $5k, the Dave & Jeff Johnson Wolverine for $700, Marvel Zombies by Phillips/Kirk for $600.
Heritage Weekly Auction: the Spider-Man cover by Ron Frenz went for $15k, the Excalibur page by Alan Davis for $3,3k, a UK Iron-Man splash by Jim Craig for $3,1k, an A-Team title splash by Marie Severin for $3,1k.
Catawiki: the illustration by Sergio Toppi went for €4,4k, the Milo Manara pinup for €4,6k, the Maser by Frezzato for €1,9k, the Wolverine cover by Mike Deodato was sold for €2,5k, a Batman splash by Dave Taylor for €1,8k, the Punisher cover by Tim Bradstreet for 600, the Batman sketch by Jim Lee for €600.
This week on eBay
DC: a Death of Superman era splash by Dan Jurgens, already at $10k, a Robin cover by Tom Grummett, a Teen Titans half splash by Erik Larsen, a beautiful Doomsday Clock page by Gary Frank, a Wonder Woman page by Yanick Paquette.
A Captain America page by Mike Zeck, Micronauts by Pat Broderick, a great Thanos DPS by Simone Bianchi, an Iron-Man cover recreation by Bob Layton, a very nice Spider-Man Sunday strip by Saviuk/Austin.
A Silver Star page by Jack Kirby, a vintage Grendel page by Matt Wagner, Cavewoman by Budd Root, Dreadstar by Jim Starlin, a 1985 Indiana Jones commission by Kerry Gammill, a Promethea DPS by J.H. Williams, a Penthouse Comix splash by Adam Hughes.
Heritage Weekly Auction
Marvel: a Captain America/Campbell giveaway cover by Trimpe/Romita, very nice Conan DPS by Gary Kwapisz, a Dr. Strange cover by Carl Potts, a Punisher page by Portacio/Williams, a Captain America page by Butch Guice.
Sabrina Salerno by Milo Manara, an illustration by Toppi, a Druuna coloring page by Serpieri, a color illustration by Magnus, a Lamù pinup by Paolo Pantalena, a Disney page by Sergio Asteriti, Tex and Bud Spencer by Civitelli, an illustration by Mattotti.
A quick Elektra Commission by Bill Sienkiewicz, Losers by Jock, a nice Batman half-splash by Tom Mandrake, 100 Bullets and a Spaceman splash by Risso, Scalped by Guera, a cover by Bradstreet, Black Science by Scalera, Winterworld by Butch Guice.
Heritage Signature Auction part 2: Covers
We start with the queen of jam illustrations, the DC Universe poster drawn by all the greatest superhero artists. Historic pieces are also the cover to Lobo #1 by Simon Bisley, the Marvel calendar cover by Kirby and Romita, a Thor cover by John Buscema, the cover pencils by Jack Kirby to Captain America: Madbomb.
An Aliens World cover by Dave Stevens is going up, a Spawn cover by Capullo/McFarlane, a Space Girl illustration by Travis Charest, a TWD cover by Charlie Adlard, a beautiful illustration by Winsor McKay.
Big XIII illustration by Vance, pages by Hermann, Tibet, Rosinsky, an early Gaston pinup by Franquin, a detailed Asterix sketch by Uderzo, a Blacksad commission by Guarnido, a Scorpion commission by Marini.
Bruneau & Co.
A few nice pieces, seems like they don’t know what they have for sale, like a Spider-Man half splash by John Byrne with an estimation of $300 (don’t run, it’s already at $2k), a Captain America page by Byrne, a JLA cover by Rich Buckler, a nice Kull cover by Ernie Chan.
Nate Sanders Auctions
As usual, there’s a funny, early Peanuts strip with a high starting price.
See you next week!!