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First Tintin Cover Art by Hergé Bidding Passes $1 Million at Auction

First Tintin Cover Art by Hergé Bidding Passes $1 Million at Auction

After making original comic art auction history just last month with the $5.4 million sale of Frank Frazetta's cover painting for Eerie #23, the famous "Egyptian Queen" painting, Heritage Auctions has one heck of a follow-up on their hands with this week's European Comic Art Signature Auction The headline piece of the auction, Hergé's very[...]

Original Legend of Zelda Cartridge Sells for Over $3K at Heritage Auctions

[caption id="attachment_972936" align="aligncenter" width="451"] credit// Heritage Auctions[/caption]Heritage Auctions has hosted their first set of certified and graded collectible video games this past weekend, with the original The Legend of Zelda selling for over $3,000 USD after an intense bidding war The initial set of video game auctions included 25 certified games, most from the 80s and[...]

Heritage Auctions Now Accepting Slabbed Retro Video Games

[caption id="attachment_966677" align="aligncenter" width="458"] credit// Heritage Auctions[/caption]If you've ever wondered whether your vintage video games could be worth something, Heritage Auctions is now accepting "slabbed" video games as part of their collection.https://twitter.com/ben_towle/status/1080859330117808129And yes, there are more games up for bidding than just the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game for the NES/ Famicom system.The games seem[...]

Want To Own A Piece Of The Walt Disney Animation Studio? Now You Can!

Starting on December 9th, Heritage Auctions will have some unique pieces of Disney history up for auction that you might be interested in — especially if you're looking for some new furniture for your home.First up is a Kem Weber animation desk, used by Eric Larson According to Heritage: "After the success of Snow White and the[...]

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Rare Harry Potter Art Up For Auction Via Heritage Auctions

Muggles, wizards, witches, giants, shape shifters, and other Harry Potter fans, listen up! Heritage Auctions currently has some original art from the Harry Potter series up for sale."J K Rowling Set of Two Deluxe First Editions with Tipped in Watercolors Includes: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban [London]: Bloomsbury, [1999] First English deluxe edition[...]

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SDCC Vintage: Hitting The Jackpot At The Heritage Auctions Booth

This year, Bleeding Cool's Lauren Sisselman set out to see what was on display on the show floor.Heritage Auctions is another source of vintage comics and art that is likely familiar to regular Bleeding Cool readers They've made countless noteworthy sales over the years in both vintage comics and original art At SDCC, Heritage Auctions[...]

Robert Crumb 1969 Fritz The Cat Cover Art Sells For Record $717,000 At Auction

  Robert Crumb's Fritz the Cat original cover art for the 1969 Ballantine collection of Fritz stories has just hammered at Heritage Auctions tonight for a record $717,000 Tonight's result is the highest price ever publicly paid for a piece of original art from an American comic book, eclipsing blockbuster sales of recent years such as:The[...]

Next Week… I'll Be At London Super Comic Con. Will You?

Browne, Ryan Jenkyns Sabine Rich, Sean O'Conner, Sebastian von Buchwald Simon Birks, Solo Endeavour, Sonesh Joshi Comics, Steven D Quirke, Laura Braga, Paolo Pantalena, Tanya Roberts, The Art of Tommy Castle, The Heart of Time, The Rogues Gallery Creation of a Super Villain,The Wildlands and WJC.And the exhibitors will include Bleeding Cool's owners Avatar Press (with publisher William Christensen manning the booth), CGC, Comic Geek Speak, Markosia, Comicana Direct, 2000AD,[...]

Bill Watterson's Pearls Before Swine Art To Be Auctioned For Parkinson's Research

The art from those three days are going to be auctioned off at Heritage Auctions with proceeds going to benefit the Michael J Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research. The collaboration between the two artists came at the suggestion of Watterson and was immediately embraced by an overwhelmed Pastis, who, like some many modern cartoonists, was greatly[...]

$5.8 Million In Sales at 100% Sell-Through Comic And Art Auction

The Don and Maggie Thompson Pedigree collection (originally mentioned here) ended up bringing in $835,384.00 as part of a $5.8 million 100% sell-through comic and comic art event at Heritage Auctions All 1,700 lots sold during the auction held Nov 21-23 in Beverly Hills.The top selling comic of the day was Tales of Suspense #39[...]

Don And Maggie Thompson's Million Dollar Collection To Go To Auction

The second will be February 2014 in Dallas, TX.It’s being referred to by Heritage Auctions as the $1 Million Don/Maggie Thompson Pedigree Collection and its part of the 1,700 lots of comics they’ll be auctioning off later this month Among the pieces being auction is a copy of The Avengers #1 (CGC NM 9.4) considered one[...]

Al Plastino, JFK, Superman, Original Art And Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions have put up for auction the original artwork from Superman #170, which featured President Kennedy and was published shortly after his assassination fifty years ago The issue stated that the artwork would be donated to his widow, Jackie.The artist Al Plastino posted the following; Please help if you can The art I donated and[...]

Dan Clowes Lloyd Llewellyn #3 Cover Original Art Sells For $47,800

Not the biggest number of the day (see our earlier post on the Dark Knight Returns #2 cover for that) , but certainly the biggest surprise of the just-concluded Heritage comic art session — and likely a record for a Dan Clowes piece by a significant margin — is this sale of the cover of […]

Batman #1 CGC 9.2 Highest Graded Copy Sells For $567,625 (And The Strange Story Behind It)

 Several other of the recovered comics in question  (including an Action Comics #1 CGC 3.0 that just hammered for $388,375) are selling at Heritage Auctions as I type this, with the notation "Auctioned on behalf of Tadano America Corporation".Amazingly, the drama didn't end with Chiofalo's arrest and the recovery of the comics  Subsequently, an investigator working[...]