Top Art at ComicLink and Artcurial! – Original Comic Art Tips #279
Original Comic Art Tips #279
High results at ComicLink and Catawiki, great art to see at Artcurial.
Original Comic Art Auction Results
eBay: the Wolverine/Deadpool cover by Dave Johnson went for $3k, it was sold on HA in 2019 for $3,6k, the Spider-Man commission by Daniel Warren Johnson for $2k, $1,5k for a Death pinup by Chris Bachalo, the artist usually sells them for half that price.
$2k for the Zatanna jam piece by Jim Lee, $1,5k for a Goon page by Eric Powell, $1,2k for the Flash page by Irv Novick, $1,3k for a “sexy” Betty commission by Dan De Carlo, a Books of Magic illustration by Kaluta for $1,3k.
$1,1k for a Two Face commission by Art Adams, $1k for the Angela page by Greg Capullo, $950 for a Conan page by John Buscema, $900 for the Beta Ray Bill prelim by Walt Simonson, $900 for a nice 1958 Polly And her Pals Sunday by Sterrett.
Heritage Weekly Auction: HA record equaled for Ron Wilson at $26k paid for the Two in One cover, very high prices for the Fury pages by Kirby, $21k and $19k, $9k for a complete set of Glynis Wein X-Men color guides over Byrne art, $8k for the Spidey Uk cover by Milgrom, $4k for the Black Kiss page by Chaykin.
Catawiki: €54k for the Gaston illustration by Franquin, €4,6k for the Bouncer page by Boucq, €3k for the prelims by Gimenez, €3k for the Tintin page by Rodier, €2,6k for the Blake & Mortimer page by Juillard, €750 for the Sybilline page by Macherot.
€1,8k for the Don Lawrence Storm page, €1,3k for the Van Gogh page by Smudja, €1,2k for the Torpedo illustration by Bernet, €700 for the page prelim by Will Eisner, €300 for the Napoleone page by Bacilieri, only €160 for the page by Enrique Breccia.
Good results for the many sketches by Franquin, the higher price was €700 for this Gaston, €1,1k for a Scrooge sketch by Carl Barks, €400 for the 2Face sketch by Riccardo Federici, €300 for the Moebius sketch.
ComicLink premium section: In the first days of January I went to the CL website to mark the date of the next auction (Feb. 9th), like I do every month. What I didn’t realize was that the best pieces would go to auction on Jan 16th inside a “premium section”, so here we are with the results, hope you weren’t searching for one of these pages…
A Star Wars cover by Budiansky went for a low $4,7k, a Galactus page by Byrne for $6,7k, a Phoenix cover by J. Scott Campbell for $6,2k, an early TMNT page for $6k, this JLA splash by Jim Lee went not so high at $15k, an Aquaman splash for $3,6k, Thanos by Ron Lim for $7,6k, a Captain America page by John Romita for $4,6k, some X-Men pages by JRJR, like this DPS sold for $5k, look at this Trimpe page, with Spidey taking pictures of Godzilla, sold for $3,5k.
Heritage Garfield Auction: highest price was $1,9k for a 1980 Sunday, $1,8k for a licensing pinup, $1,7k for a 1983 daily. Plenty of good deals, like $600 for post-2000 Sunday strips, $600 for early licensing pinups, $600 for early dailies.
Three Prince Valiant single panels by Hal Foster were sold for a pretty low $3,5k at Nadeau’s Auctions.
This Week on eBay
Marvel: Very nice Mary Jane sketch by John Romita, Wolverine page by Alan Davis, Morbius by Redondo, an Ultimates page by Bryan Hitch, look at this Scarlet Spider page by Scott McDaniel, G.I. Joe by Vosburg, Deadpool by Bagley, a Cyclops commission by Bachalo.
A Marvel hardcover with many vintage signatures and doodles.DC: A Who’s Who Wonder Girl pinup and a Wonder Woman page by George Perez, Wonder Woman by Heck, a Batman page by JRJR, a Black Adam commission by Gary Frank, one of those Batman action figures with a Jim Lee sketch, a DC hardcover with many vintage sigs and doodles, a Jonah Hex commission by Dave Johnson, Batman Adventures by Parobeck, New Gods by Starlin.Two Spirit pages by Will Eisner: one, two. sketch by Mirka Andolfo, Mage by Matt Wagner, a Omaha the Cat page is getting a lot of bids, there’s also a pinup, an illustration by Linsner, an Hellraiser page by Miran Kim.A very nice Corrigan daily by Al Williamson, a 1970 Donald Duck daily, a B.C. daily, a big lot of Dennis the Menace comic book pages, a 1942 Alley Oop daily.
Heritage Weekly Auction
Marvel: Tarzan by John Buscema, Defenders by Sal, Hulk Vs. Thing original art by Jim Starlin, a Mr Hyde page by Ditko, great Spidey page by Ed Hannigan, Avengers by Milgrom, Cable by Skroce, a Micronauts DPS by Chaykin.
Look at this great Spider-Man splash by JRJR.
A Crime does not Pay page by Tuska, an Addams family sketch by Addams, a very nice Terry daily by Caniff, look at this Rusty Riley daily.
Not original art, but look at this Lyonel Feininger Kin-Der-Kids page.
|Geof Isherwood – Namor Original Comic Art|
A page from A Life Force by Will Eisner, a Superman page by Kerry Gammill, a Superboy page by Kevin West, a Namor page by Isherwood, a Conan page by Grindberg, Fantastic Five by Paul Ryan, the Thing by Scott Kolins.
A Martin Mystere cover by Claudio Villa, a Tex page by Breccia, a Tex page by Buzzelli, a Ranxerox sketch by Liberatore, La Compagnia della Forca and Kriminal pages by Magnus, a Dylan Dog pinup by Frezzato, a Mater Morbi panel by Carnevale, a Clara pinup by Bernet.
Then an incredible Michel Vaillant page by Graton, a 1991 Asterix page by Uderzo, a Spirou page and a Gaston page by Franquin, some Bilal pages, a beautiful Moebius page, Druillet, Francq, Jijé, Sempé, Tardi, Vance, Ledroit, Marsupilami by Batem.
ComicLink Focused Auction part 2 of 2
Batman pages by Don Newton, Defenders by Perlin, an X-Men page by James Sherman, Two in One by Ron Wilson.
Warlock by Tom Raney, some pages by Paul Ryan, an X-Men DPS by Liam Sharp, an X-Factor title splash by Stroman, some Black Panther pages by Sal Velluto.
Invincible by Ryan Ottley, Thor by Pacheco, many Spider-Man pages by Ramos, like some death of Gwen Stacy flashback pages, a Batman commission by Matteo Scalera, a Skywalker commission by Daniel Warren Johnson, a cover by James Stokoe.
See you next week!!