Heritage Auctions has announced that the original page from Hulk #180, that features the first appearance of Wolverine has sold for a record $657,250.
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Press Release The earliest Superman cover art known to exist – Fred Guardineer’s thrilling visage of the Man of Steel from Action Comics #15 – may bring $200,000+ in Heritage Auctions’ Feb. 20-22 Vintage Comics Signature® Auction in New York. The rare work joins nearly 1,200 lots, including two Silver Age milestones: Amazing Fantasy #15 – the first appearance of Spider-Man – in 9.0 grade by CGC, and the original cover art to Tales of Suspense #84 by Jack Kirby and Frank Giacoia.
Press Release The first selections from the Don/Maggie Thompson Pedigree Collection hit a combined $835,384 to lead $5.8+ million in comic books and original comic art at Heritage Auctions. Every one of the 1,700 lots found a buyer during the Nov. 21-23 auction in Beverly Hills, including a 9.6 copy of Tales of Suspense #39 which changed hands for a stunning $262,900.
Press Release One of the finest known copies of The Avengers #1, CGC NM 9.4, is expected to bring $80,000+ to highlight the Don/Maggie Thompson Pedigree Collection Nov. 21-23 at Heritage Auctions. The collection, estimated at $1 million, was lovingly amassed over 50 years by the husband and wife team who are considered icons in the world of modern comics fandom. The first round of the collection will be presented along with nearly 1,700 in Heritage’s Comics Signature® Auction in Beverly Hills and again in February 2014 in Dallas.
Press Release For many fans it signified the end of innocence in comics – Amazing Spider-Man #121, The Night Gwen Stacy Died – and now the original John Romita Sr. cover art from 1973 that warned readers all over the world of this critical event is set to debut at auction as part of Heritage Auctions’ Feb. 22 Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (Ukrainian Institute of America), 2 East 79th Street (at 5th Ave). It is expected to bring $200,000+.
Press Release Joe Simon co-created Captain America, gave Stan Lee his first job in comics and had a hand in inventing entire genres like the romance comic. Now, Simon’s family, led by his son Jim, is making 50 years’ worth of original art from the recently passed legend available at auction starting with Heritage’s Nov. 16-17 Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction.
Press Release If further proof was needed the market for vintage comic books and original comic book art is white hot, Heritage Auctions provided it in Sunday night, Aug. 26, as the company’s Weekly Sunday Internet Comics Auction set a new house record with a total of $216,108.