I have a print of cover to The Amazing Spider-Man #100 hanging on my wall. There is something really amazing in that cover where you see all of the characters in one place that helped shape the first eight or so years of the series. It comes as no surprise, then, that the original art by John Romita, Sr. broke records when it went on the auction block.
Numerous records set by Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art category in 2017 include total sales of $44.3 million – the highest ever in the 16-year history.
Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes comic strips are some of the best things you will ever read. For a collector original strips are hard to come by, but over the Thanksgiving weekend, the final Sunday strip sold on the auction block for $10,157.50.
Heritage Auctions has released an update regarding its Comics & Comic Art Auction from earlier this month. Fourteen comics went for over $100,000 pushing the total for the auction to $8.75 million.
Douglas Schmell of pedigreecomics.com has consigned his personal collection of comics to Heritage Auctions. Along with the other comics on the auction block November 16th-18th, Heritage Auctions will have $3.9 million in comics books for some lucky bidders.
Heritage Auctions is excited to announce that Bernard Mahé and Eric Verhoest have joined Heritage Auctions Europe (HAE) as Consulting Specialists and will launch the company’s European Comic Books and Original Comic Art category.
The original Marvel Star Wars comics are still fairly easy to come by, but if you were hoping to add the original six issues that have been graded at 9.2 or above, then you better get your checkbook ready this weekend.
If you still have doubts that original comic book art and old comic books can bring in a lot of money, take a look at the $6.3 million payday Heritage Auctions had during its February vintage comics and comic art auction.
If you still have your old Pokemon cards sitting in your closet, you might want to dig them out and see if any of them are worth $54,970. That is how much the Pokemon Pikachu Illustrator promo card sold at auction a couple of weeks ago.
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.