If you have always dreamed of owning a copy of Superman #1, and you have deep pockets, then you are in luck as not only does Heritage Auctions have a copy of the issue on the auction block, we have a Patreon page for those extra nickels you have kicking around.
The first appearance of Green Arrow and Aquaman is set to hit the Heritage Auction block on November 17th, and it may bring in a cool six figures from one comic collector.
PRESS RELEASE – The largest lifetime collection of original art from ‘60s American Underground Comix — featuring iconic and subversive art from Robert Crumb to Victor Moscoso to Art Spiegelman — will be offered for the first time in 40 years when The Eric Sack Collection – Masterpieces of Underground Art crosses the block Nov. 17-19 at Heritage Auctions. Sack’s collection is the largest of its kind and has been exhibited worldwide in museums examining the counterculture art movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
PRESS RELEASE To celebrate it’s 30 anniversary of protecting First Amendment Rights of the comics community, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and Heritage Auctions are offering 11 important works at auction from the 1987 “A Benefit Portfolio in Defense of the First Amendment” that led to the creation of the non-profit organization at auction. Developed in partnership with IDW Publishing, consulting supporter of CBLDF’s auction campaigns, the original art will be offered during Heritage Auctions autumn Comics Auction Nov. 17-19 live in Beverly Hills and on HA.com.
Recently, the original cover art for Strange Tales #164, featuring Doctor Strange, hit the auction block, and by the time the gavel fell the original art tied the record for another Doctor Strange cover.
[Auction] Signed Back to the Future 2-in-1 pinball and arcade machine to be auctioned at Wizard World Chicago
PRESS RELEASE: Wizard World, Inc., (WIZD) the preeminent producer of Wizard World Comic Cons across North America, is partnering with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) to auction off a custom-made and autographed Back to the Future™ 2-in-1 digital pinball and arcade machine, created by VPcabs. The machine will be donated by VPcabs and autographed by cast members Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson. VPcabs will be debuting the 2-in-1 digital pinball and arcade machine, along with its digital pinball machine (pictured above left), at Wizard World Chicago, August 18 – 21.
Last month, Heritage Auctions put a CGC 5.5 copy of Action Comics #1 on the auction block. It sold yesterday for nearly one million dollars.
The Suicide Squad movie arrives in just a few weeks, and wouldn’t you know it, the first comic book appearance of Harley Quinn has landed on the auction block at Heritage Auctions.
If you are a collector of original comic book art, Heritage Auctions has an event coming up that will feature the sale of Bernie Wrightson’s cover to Swamp Thing #1 and more.
It is the hope and dream of every comic book collector to get their hands on a super rare comic. Unfortunately, high quality copies can go for millions of dollars. This also applies to rare comics of lesser grade. A new Heritage Auctions auction for a CGC 5.5 Action Comics #1 is going on now, and it’s way out of my price range.
The first appearance of Black Panther by Jack Kirby, original Peanuts strips, and an ultra rare Bill Watterson Calvin and Hobbes strip from 1987 hit the auction block in May.
H.P. Lovecraft’s long-lost manuscript, The Cancer of Superstition, has only been talked about in hushed tones since 1926 when it disappeared following the death of Harry Houdini. Now, thanks to a private collector, the manuscript has been found, and is going on the auction block.
PRESS RELEASE: The Inkwell Awards, a non-profit organization devoted to promoting the art of comic book inking, will auction off the artwork for their sixth annual Joe Sinnott Inking Challenge. This season they have an additional “spin-off” Challenge program, The Sinnott Inking Challenge Spotlight, which focuses on the pencil art of award-winning creator and DC comics co-publisher, Jim Lee. The fundraiser event debuts on March 13.