Heritage Auctions has become the go to place for selling rare pop culture items like comic books and movie memorabilia. The latest acquisition that is going up on the auction block July 1 -2 is an animation cel from “Mickey’s Service Station,” a 1935 Mickey Mouse short subject.
Earlier this week, we brought you the news that a copy of Action Comics #1 sold in a private sale for $1,000,000.Â At the time that was the most ever paid for a comic book.Â But that’s old news, as Heritage Auction Galleries announced that its copy of Detective Comics #27 (CGC VF 8.0), just sold for $1,075,500. Read that again and say it with me… DAMN! It’s worth noting that the other copy to receive the 8.0 certification had “off-white” pages (one notch lower on the scale than the copy offered here). That copy sold for $278,189 on 10/26/2001
Kruse International is auctioning off an exact replica of the Michael Keaton Batmobile from Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman movie. The car is true to the movie in every way from its flame throwing afterburner to the 50 cal machine guns, alumn side intakes, grills, steel front turbine, alumn afterburner and real side mechanics… it has a canopy that moves under its own actuator to the correct wheels and Mickey Thompson tires. This stealth crime fighter has a small block 350 Chevy engine with an automatic transmission riding on a custom tube chassis this batmobile replica is a driver with working
Artists around the world are putting together their sketches to raise money and awareness for domestic violence shelters and a women’s crisis line.Â So far, 100 pieces of original art will be up on the auction block, including this wonderful little gem from Wapsi Square creator Paul Taylor. This is a perfect charity that everyone should try and contribute something to. WONDER WOMAN DAY III Sunday, October 26, 2008 — 12noon-6pm, FREE Excalibur Comics, 2444 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, Oregon WONDER WOMAN DAY III Sunday, October 26, 2008 — 12 am – 5 pm, FREE Comic Fusion, 42 Main St.,
The Josh Medors Benefit Auction has grown to such huge proportions, it’s hard to keep up with the items on the auction block at the upcoming Emerald City ComiCon. The latest piece attendees can bid on is an original work from Frank Frazetta. “Having Frank Frazetta donate a sketch is a feather in the cap to an already amazing outpouring of support for Josh that has been shown by the comics community,” said ECCC Organizer Jim Demonakos. “We’ve hardly had time to take pictures and catalog the overwhelming amount of items donated!” The silent auction is active now, and you