Christie's Auction House in Paris is having its first sale of comic book material in April. And there are going to be some seriously large wallets to be carried to this display of European comic book art.
The cover of Asterix And The Soothsayer (Le Devin in the original) by Uderzo will be the highest valued piece of work on display, estimated to sell for 170,000 Euros ($230,000).
The cover of Spirou et Fantasio : L'Héritage by Franquin is estimated at 80,000 ($110,000) and an illustration by Gibrat at 40,000 euros ($55,000)
The artwork will be on display from March 26th to 31st before the auction on April 5th in Paris.