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Original Comic Art Tips #146 - Perez, Kirby, Toppi!

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Welcome to #146 of Original Comic Art Tips, long results section, be ready! Original Comic Art Auctio
 
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Original Comic Art Tips
Welcome to #146 of Original Comic Art Tips, long results section, be ready!
Original Comic Art Auction Results:
eBay: the Hellboy bust by Mike Mignola, sold last week for $1,8k, was put for sale again, probably the first buyer had second thoughts, and this time it went for more than $3k… people are getting crazier every week.
Of the 4 Marvel villains sold by Mike only Scorpion barely passed $1k, an Hellboy Junior sketch went for $1,350.
The Question by Jim Lee (#52/60) went for $6,6k, Jim also sold a Batman/Catwoman illustration by Joelle Jones for $10,6k and a Harley illustration by Bernard Chang for $2,9k, an action figure with a Jim sketch went for a Best Offer of $1k, a color pinup by Bruce Timm went for $1,3k, a Phoenix pinup by Alan Davis went for $1,5k.
Heritage Weekly: many high prices, last Monday, the Spidey page by Ross Andru made $8,4k, the Cap splash by Sal Buscema $3,6k, the Stardust illustration by Vess was sold for $3k.
The three Garfield dailies all went for very high prices, the Christmas day one for $2,6k. The Silver Surfer page by John Buscema for $2,4k.
Good deals: the Infinity Abyss page by Jim Starlin went for $660, the Batman commission by George Perez for $440, a nice Logan page by Risso for $430, an Aquaman DPS by Paul Pelletier for $380.
Heritage Signature Auction: Brian Bolland makes again his personal record with a Killing Joke page sold for $156k. Really high price $132k, for the splash to X-Men #4 by Jack Kirby, $78k for the cover to NYX #3 by Joshua Middleton, probably the highest price paid for post-2000 original comic art (was the TWD #1 cover sold in public? I don’t remember, reply if you do!).
Harvey Kurtzman makes his own record, with an EC story sold for $67k, $50k paid for the cover to Sandman #6 by Dave McKean, $38k for a Star Wars cover by Carmine Infantino, really high record for a Fantastic Four cover drawn by Keith Pollard, $38k, it’s time to buy the best Pollard/Sinnott pages… the Daredevil page by Frank Miller was sold for $33k, really high for an interior FM Marvel page.
The first (and beautiful) Conan splash drawn by John Buscema makes $31k, higher than most of his superhero interior pages. $30k for the Spidey cover by Charles Vess, $22k for the Batman cover by Garcia Lopez.
The Blacksad page by Guarnido was sold for $12k, a Batman splash by Sean Murphy for $6,6k, the complete Spidey issue by John Romita Jr. went for $13k, very good price considering the number of action pages.
The Marvel Heroes illustration by Sal Buscema resurfaced again in this auction (go see #126 of this newsletter for the story so far), went for $4,8k, nobody wanted it one year ago for $1,7k… without premiums the seller earned less than $200 from the sale.
ComicLink: the usual mix of high prices and good bargains, let’s see the highest, a Battle Chasers DPS by Joe Mad (drawn on a single sheet) was sold for $4,6k, the full Superman issue by Leinil Yu for $4,2k and its cover for $2k.
A Longshot page by Art Adams went for $3,6k, an Invincible cover (#69) for $3,2k, the Wonder Woman illustration by Jim Lee for $2,7k, the Ghost Rider cover by Tradd Moore and the Spawn splash by Greg Capullo for $2,4k, the Inhumans cover by Skottie Young for $1,2k.

This week on eBay
Mike Mignola - Hellboy Original Comic Art
Mike Mignola - Hellboy Original Comic Art
Mike Mignola: a 25th Hellboy anniversary pinup. This week he’s drawn Cavemans for charity… regular, big, woman, doctor. A cavemen comic written and drawn by MM would be great.
Marvel: a Daredevil page by Syd Shores, a MOKF page by David Mazzucchelli, a Daredevil commission by Gene Colan, a Battlestar Galactica page by Walt Simonson.
A Thor splash by Alan Kupperberg, The Thing Vs Hulk by Garney/Buscema, a Hulk sketch by David Finch, Iron-Man by Don Heck.
DC: Justice League and Justice League pages by Dick Dillin, great Superman cover by Eduardo Barreto, nice Dracula page by Ernie Chan.
Doomsday Clock by Gary Frank, a Deadman commission by John Byrne.
A Bruce Timm pinup, a Big Guy & Rusty pinup by Geoff Darrow.
Heritage Weekly Auction
Carl Potts - Dr. Strange Original Cover Art
Carl Potts - Dr. Strange Original Cover Art
DC: A Teen Titans page by George Perez, a Batcave splash by Russ Heath, a faded Batman action page by Gil Kane, nice Superman page and a Batman pinup by Curt Swan, a Batman pinup by Neal Adams.
A Just Imagine page by Jim Lee, Superman original art by Tony Daniel, a Fourth World page by John Byrne.
Marvel: Very nice Machine Man page by Jack Kirby, great Dr. Strange page by Dan Adkins, a painted Strange Tales cover by Carl Potts.
A vintage and faded Warlock commission by Jim Starlin, a Shogun Warriors splash by Herb Trimpe, a Power Man page by Chan/Mignola.
An Elektra commission by Bill Sienkiewicz, Logan by Eduardo Risso.
An EC page by John Severin, a Walking Dead page by Charlie Adlard, Love & Rockets by Jaime.
Coutau Bégarie auction
Sergio Toppi - Original Comic Art
Sergio Toppi - Original Comic Art
The best piece is this tome 3 Largo Winch page by Franq, a Belloy page and an Obelix sketch by Uderzo, many lots by Derib, here’s a Yakari cover.
A Comanche pinup by Hermann, Blake & Mortimer original art by Juillard, beautiful page by Tillier.
Great half splash by Sergio Toppi, an illustration by Brecht Evens.
Thor by John Buscema, Avengers by Jim Cheung.
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