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Frank Millers Black Widow Original Art &#8211 Daredevil #187 At Auction

Frank Miller's Black Widow Original Art – Daredevil #187 At Auction

Frank Miller's early work has been in heavy demand in recent years, especially that with Klaus Janson. Pages and covers from The Dark Knight Returns have sold for truly stellar amounts, but his work on Daredevil with Janson is also in the spotlight. Such as this page from Daredevil #187, with the first proper look […]

Stan Lee &#038 Jack Kirbys First Radio-Active Man Page $100000 So Far

Stan Lee & Jack Kirby's First Radio-Active Man Page, $100,000 So Far

No, Radio-Active Man was not just a Simpsons superhero character version of Homer Simpson. When he was created decades before by Stan Lee, R Berns, Jack Kirby, and Dick Eyers for Journey Into Mystery #93 back in 1963. And the original artwork to the opening splash page of that issue, is up for auction from […]

Dave Cockrums First X-Men TPB Painted Cover Artwork Up For Sale

Dave Cockrum's First X-Men TPB Painted Cover Artwork Up For Sale

Dave Cockrum, co-creator of Nightcrawler, Storm, Colossus, Sunfire and the All-New All-Different Uncanny X-Men also painted the cover for the first collection of his X-Men comic books with Chris Claremont, an early trade paperback edition, Marvel Illustrated Books: The X-Men, published way back in 1982. The painting somewhat reflects the original cover he drew for […]

John Romita Srs Origins Of Marvel Comics Cover Art At Auction

John Romita Sr's Origins Of Marvel Comics Cover Art At Auction

This was Marvel Comics' very first trade paperback, published by Simon & Schuster way back in 1974, and collecting the first stories of Marvel's best-known characters at the time, aimed at the book market. What a novelty! And it was John Romita Sr who painted the cover, meant to be Stan Lee at the typewriter… […]

Barry Windsor-Smith Conan The Barbarian #15 Cover Art At Auction

Barry Windsor-Smith Conan The Barbarian #15 Cover Art At Auction

Barry Windsor-Smith recently published Monster, his 300-page-plus reworking of an original planned Hulk comic book which pioneered the idea of Bruce Banner's Hulk being born in an abusive childhood, nicked by Bill Mantlo, leaving BWS to pull the story entirely and spend the next three decades working on it. His relationship with Marvel was often […]

John Romita Jr &#038 Brian Bendis Action Comics #1019 Full Original Art

John Romita Jr & Brian Bendis Action Comics #1019 Full Original Art

This is basically the closest you'll ever get to being Scott Dunbier, with your very own Artists Edition of a comic book – by actually owning the entire original artwork of a comic book. In this case, for auction from Heritage Auctions, is the entire original artwork from Action Comics #1019 by Brian Bendis, John […]


When Jim Lee Drew Like Frank Millers Daredevil At Auction

When Jim Lee Drew Like Frank Miller's Daredevil, At Auction

Jim Lee has been an admirer of Frank Miller for decades. None so much as for his Deathblow story in Darker Image when he seemed to be possessed by the spirit of Frank Miller's Sin City in his drawing style. However, it was there previously for the now-Publisher of DC Comics. As this page up […]

Three Issues Complete Original Artwork Of Jae Lee Hellshock For Sale

Three Issues' Complete Original Artwork Of Jae Lee Hellshock For Sale

In 1994, Jae Lee published four issues of Hellshock, a comic book about a fallen angel, through Image Comics. At which point he stalled. Three years later in 1997, he started over again, a Hellshock reboot. With the third issue published in 1998, a year after the second, the series faltered again. Now on Heritage […]

Frank Brunner Original Cover Art To Doctor Strange #1 Up For Auction

Frank Brunner Original Cover Art To Doctor Strange #1, Up For Auction

Steve Ditko created the character of Doctor Strange, co-written by Stan Lee and appearing in Marvel Comics' Strange Tales from 1963 as a shared feature alongside The Human Torch, before the comic renamed itself as Doctor Strange. There were plans for Doctor Strange to share a comic with Iceman in the early seventies, before taking […]

Sam Kieth Original Art Cover For Wizard Magazines Maxx 1/2 For Sale

Sam Kieth Original Art Cover For Wizard Magazine's Maxx 1/2 For Sale

This is the original artwork for The Maxx #1/2 by Sam Kieth from 1993. The Maxx was a comic book series he launched from Image Comics. Kieth also created a 1/2 issue that was available as a promotional comic from Wizard Magazine. And the cover artwork from that issue is up for auction from Heritage […]

Full Original Art For Stan Lee/Marie Severin Doctor Strange For Sale

Full Original Art For Stan Lee/Marie Severin Doctor Strange For Sale

The full original artwork for a ten-page Doctor Strange comic by Stan Lee and Marie Severin is at auction from Heritage Auctions. Marie Severin was the most prominent woman artist at Marvel Comics at the time,n and this story comes from Strange Tales, the series that Doctor Strange, from 1967, fighting a constant threat to […]

Full Original Artwork For First Mandarin Story By Stan Lee For Sale

Full Original Artwork For First Mandarin Story By Stan Lee For Sale

Yup, it's as problematic as all hell, but the full original artwork for the first comic book story that featured The Mandarin is at auction from Heritage Auctions. The full thirteen page Iron Man story by Stan Lee and Don Heck that introduced the "yellow peril" Fu Manchu-like character to Marvel Comics back in Tales […]

DC Comics Continuity Clashed In New Teen Titans #23 Up For Auction

DC Comics Continuity Clashed In New Teen Titans #23, Up For Auction

Recently, Bleeding Cool has been looking at DC Comics; attempt to merge the continuity of the Superman & The Authority mini-series with the concirrent continuity of Action Comics – even though initially they were meant to be in very different continuities, one part of 5G, the other part of the new Infinite Frontier continuity. With […]

God Is Dead: Book Of Acts Alpha CGC 10.0 Alan Moore 14/150 At Auction

God Is Dead: Book Of Acts Alpha CGC 10.0 Alan Moore 14/150 At Auction

God Is Dead is a comic book series created by Jonathan Hickman and written by Mike Costa (and friends) and published by Avatar Press. It deals with ancient gods and goddesses from mythologies around the world coming to Earth to lay claim to the world of man, while a group of people named the Collective […]

Todd McFarlane Gold Spider-Man Sold Less Than 10000 Now At Auction

Todd McFarlane Gold Spider-Man Sold Less Than 10,000, Now At Auction

This week, DC Comics told retailers that the 1:25 tiered variant cover for Batman #118 that plays off Todd McFarlane's cover to Spider-Man #1 would switch to be open order, such was the demand for it by retailers. And while Todd McFarlane may no longer have that original cover artwork, he does have the opening […]

Moon Knight #25 CGC 9.8 To Set New Record At Auction

Moon Knight #25 CGC 9.8 To Set New Record At Auction

Moon Knight #25 is a very hard comic book to find in a CGC 9.8 condition, on account of a) 1982 newsprint and distribution and b) that jet black Bill Sienkiewicz cover. Crinkles and creases show up all too easily, as do smudgy fingers and stains. And now, with the first appearance of Black Spectre, […]

How High Will These Spawn CGC 9.8 Comics Go At Auction Today

How High Will These Spawn CGC 9.8 Comics Go At Auction Today?

Todd McFarlane's Spawn comic has been breaking records with its sales of later, but as we previously noted, only a few years ago, sales numbers were in the low five figures. Which means that renewed interest has seen the price of many of those mid-run back issues boom in terms of value, with their scarcity […]

Why Hasnt DC Revived Gen 13 Wizard 1/2 Issue CGC 9.8 At Auction

Why Hasn't DC Revived Gen 13? Wizard 1/2 Issue CGC 9.8 At Auction

Why hasn't DC Comics revived Gen-13? Created by Jim Lee, Brandon Choi, and J Scott Campbell for WildStorm Comics back in 1994, it teamed a bunch of super-powered and irresponsible teenagers, Caitlin Fairchild, Burnout, Freefall, Grunge, and Rainmaker had mixed ethnicity and sexual orientation, and was the best-selling comic book in the direct market for […]

Lots Of Slabbed Sandman (Mostly CGC 9.8) At Auction This Weekend

Lots Of Slabbed Sandman (Mostly CGC 9.8) At Auction This Weekend

Sandman time… "I will show you terror in a handful of dust… then slab the dust in plastic, preserving the terror in perfect condition for centuries to come." A bunch of high grade copies of Sandman through the run, CGC slabbed at (mostly) 9.8 are up for auction from Heritage Auction sin the next three […]