Jack Kirby "Argo" Art Sells Well Above Estimates

The two pieces of Jack Kirby art that were crucial in the CIA's plan to save the hostages from Tehran as depicted in the movie Argo, went under the gavel today and did far better than expected. Both pieces were expected to bring in $10,000.00.

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The piece entitled Planetary Control Room went for $23,900.

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And Pavilions of Joy went for $16,730.00.

Jim Lee had said that the money from the sale was going to help pay for his kids college. I think there are four very happy kids today.

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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