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Heritage Auctions
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[Auction] Double page X-Men #137 art is on the auction block

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.

Animation
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Snow White, Bugs Bunny, and more headed to the animation auction block

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.

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The Art of LAIKA auction generates over $1 million

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.

DC
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Restored Detective Comics #27, Batman’s 1939 debut, may bring $100,000+ in New York Comics Auction

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+.

Heritage Auctions
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Globey is on the auction block!

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.

Animation
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Laika to auction off puppets, models, and props from Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls

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.

Heritage Auctions
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First official touring Batmobile up for auction

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.