Look, I know you have millions stashed away in that jar in the back yard, and knowing your love of comics, you’re going to want to dig it up and plunk some of it down when Amazing Fantasy #15 goes on the auction block.
The 1932 MGM classic, Tarzan the Ape Man, which featured Johnny Wiessmuller as the title character, has only one known Style D one sheet/poster still in existence. That poster goes on the auction block later this month.
Heritage Auctions always has something interesting to sell, and its continued comic book finds and offerings always impress the heck out of me. Currently, the company is offering Journey Into Mystery #83 for anyone in the world to bid on, and the Near Mint 9.6 graded first appearance of The Mighty Thor will sell for more than $140,000.
Heritage Auctions sold over $5.1 million this past weekend in Dallas, and while that seems like a really large sum, its surprising how much Suspense Comics #3 sold for.
The original John Byrne and Terry Austin double splash page art from X-Men #137 (Marvel, 1980), “The Fate of the Phoenix!”, arguably the most famous image from the greatest and most popular X-Men story of them all, is expected to bring $150,000+ when it comes to auction on Aug. 27, 2015, as the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’ Aug. 27-29, 2015 Comics and Comic Art Signature® Auction.
Press Release An original Frank Frazetta painting and the finest known copy of the famous Suspense Comics #3 – both estimated at $100,000 and up – will be among many auction highlights on display at the two Heritage booths at the July 8-12 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.
Press Release A virtual Who’s Who of 20th Century Pop Culture tops Heritage Auctions’ April 9-10, 2015 Animation Art Signature® Auction, led by a screen-used production cel from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, on a Key Master Production Background Setup – Disney’s game-changing 1937 animated film – featuring the Evil Queen just as she has transformed into the Old Hag, a key scene in the story. It carries a $40,000+ pre-auction estimate.
Press Release More than 250 screen-used puppets, maquettes, paint test models, props, set pieces, and original concept and production art from LAIKA, the visionary animation studio behind the Academy Award-nominated films The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, and Coraline, together generated sales of more than $1 million in Heritage Auctions’ “The Art of LAIKA” auction in Beverly Hills, CA on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.
Press Release A restored copy of Detective Comics #27 (DC, 1939) CGC Apparent VF 7.5, the monumental debut of the Caped Crusader – the second most sought-after of all comic book titles – will cross the auction block on Friday, Feb. 20, as part of Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Feb. 19-21 Signature® Auction at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (2 E. 79th Street, at 5th Ave.). It is expected to bring $100,000+.
Press Release Globey, the lovable, expressive talking globe – with a French accent, no less – from the beloved 1980s Saturday morning kids’ show Pee Wee’s Playhouse (Broadcast Arts Productions, 1986), will make his auction debut on Feb. 12, 2015, at Heritage Auctions in Beverly Hills, offered as part of a special grouping that follows the laugh Art of LAIKA auction happening the same day.
Heritage Auctions has a new comic book collection auction going on right now, and on the block is the first appearance of Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #39.
Press Release LAIKA, the visionary animation studio behind the Golden Globe and Annie Award-nominated The Boxtrolls and the BAFTA and Academy Award-nominated Coraline and ParaNorman, will open its archives for the first time for a limited auction of more than 250 puppets, models, props and art in The Art of LAIKA, to be held by Heritage Auctions on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 in Beverly Hills.
Press Release The first touring Batmobile, which started life as a 1956 Oldsmobile 88, with the famous 324 Rocket engine – the predecessor to the muscle cars of the early 1960s – languished in a New Hampshire field for decades before being rescued and restored, and will be auctioned for the very first time on Dec. 6 at Heritage. It could now bring $500,000 or more. The opening bid is $90,000.