🚨 Top X-Men pieces by Andy Kubert! Original Comic Art Tips #252
Welcome to #252 of Original Comic Art Tips!
Original Comic Art Auction Results:
eBay: the Batman cover by Bo Hampton went for $3,5k, an X-Men page by Frank Quitely for $3k, the X-Men page by JRJR was not a bad deal at $1,7k, a war page by Russ Heath went for $3k, a Hawkman DPS by Al Milgrom for a $1,8k Best Offer.
The Bruce Timm pinup went for a good $1,2k, the Captain America page by Sal Buscema for $1,3k, the Art Adams page for $1k, a Harley Vs. Ivy commission by Mike Deodato for $900.
Heritage Weekly Auction: $6,6k for the Defenders page by Jim Starlin, $5,7 for the Rocket Raccoon page by Mignola, Vampirella art by Jose Gonzalez is always on demand, with this pinup sold for more than $5k.
Havok by Joe Mad for $4,3k, the Dilbert strip for $3,6k, the X-Men page by Whilce Portacio for $3,3k, the Nightcrawler commission by Cockrum and the Spidey by Romita both went for $2k, the TWD page by Adlard for $1k.
The rise of production prints… a proof and print acetates for a Hulk cover went for $1,2k. Imagine the nice original pieces you could buy with the money (even within the same weekly auction…). At least these are real, not the home made prints you see on ebay.
Catawiki: a Corto Maltese strip by Hugo Pratt was sold for €2,5k, a big commission by Kevin Eastman for €250.
Hakes Auction: record prices for Al Williamson Star Wars strips, $46k was the highest price, with $174k paid for all strips.
The Star Wars page by Howard Chaykin went for $23k, $20k for the Iron Fist origin page by Gil Kane, $15k for the Superman splash by Al Plastino, $14k for Mike Sekowsky JLA art.
Do you think that the bidder that paid $15k for the REPRINT color guides for Amazing Fantasy #15, realized that he was buying guides for REPRINTS?
At least the color guides for X-Men #108, sold for $3,7k, were all from the original printing BUT the cover…. The Neal Adams Batman issue color guides were all original and went for $5,7k.
Some affordable pieces too, $5k for She-Hulk by Byrne, $2,1k for the Infinity Inc. with JSA page by McFarlane, $800 for a New Year’s day Garfield Sunday, $800 for a Conan Vs. Red Sonja daily by Ernie Chan.
Nate Sanders: A Peanuts AD illustration went for $12,5k.
This week on eBay
Jack Kirby – Human Torch Original Comic Art
Marvel: very early Human Torch page by Jack Kirby, a Conan page by John Buscema, a Silver Surfer page by Ron Lim, Iron-Man by Tom Morgan, a nice Scarlet Witch commission by Adam Hughes.
A full figure Captain America commission by George Perez, price lowered again on the Cap bust, now the price is good, a Thanos sketch by Ron Lim.
DC: a Batman page by Scott Hampton, a Huntress splash by Joe Staton, a Green Arrow sketch by Mike Grell, a Big Barda commission by James Harren, Death by David Mack.
Mike Mignola: nice Corum page, Hellboy pinup, Hellboy bust, Skeleton bust.
A Quimby strip by Chris Ware, a Star Wars cover by Tony Fleecs.
Heritage Weekly Auction
Marvel: Dr. Strange page by Alcala, Thor pages by Sal Buscema and Ron Frenz, nice Spidey page by Hannigan, a Thor pinup by Jack Kirby.
A Spider-Man splash by Mike Deodato, Infinity War by Ron Lim, Freddy Krueger by De Zuniga, Thor by Jim Starlin.
DC: a Batman cover prelim by Bruce Timm, Flash by Infantino, Batman & Robin sketch by Jerry Robinson.
TWD page by Charlie Adlard.
Mezieres – Valerian Original Comic Art
An illustration and a panel by Milo Manara, a Scorpion illustration by Marini, a published pinup by Barbucci, one by Liberatore, a nice Micheluzzi page and a Ken Parker page by Milazzo, a panel by Jacovitti.
A Clara pinup by Bernet, a color drawing by Rojo, a page by Azpiri.
A painted cover by Don Lawrence, a cover by Berthet, a big sketch by Rosinski, a Valerian panel by Mezieres.
An Odd Fact panel by Will Eisner, a big TMNT commission by Kevin Eastman.
Comic link Focused Auction part 1 of 2
Mary Jane by J. Scott Campbell, a Captain America cover by Neal Adams, a great Wolverine page and a Cyclops trading card by Andy Kubert, a Wolverine cover by Ramos, a very detailed Daredevil cover prelim by Quesada.
Top Avengers DPS by Kieron Dwyer, a Captain America cover by Ron Garney, one by Dave Johnson, Avengers by George Perez.
Full team JLA and Batman pages by Dick Dillin, a JLA illustration by Bryan Hitch, Batman original art by David Finch, Y by Pia Guerra.
See you next week!!