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[...]

Watchmen #1-3 Original Art Covers Sell For A Total Of $216,892.50

The original cover art for Watchmen issues #1-3 by Dave Gibbons have just sold for a total of $216,892.50 at Heritage Auctions.The cover of issue #1 sold for $155,350, the #2 cover sold for $38.837.50, and the #3 cover hammered at $22,705.00.The Watchmen 12-issue series by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons from 1986 is considered[...]

Who's Got A Spare Half Million For A Detective Comics #27?

Coming to Heritage Auctions -- a copy of the first appearance of Batman, Detective Comics #27 in 6.5 CGC condition Could get half a million, slated to be auctioned off on February 21st, it already has a bid close to a quarter of a million...Also on the block is John Romita Sr’s Amazing Spider-Man #121[...]

Highest Graded Copy Of X-Men #1 Goes For Record $492,937.50

With the world's best collection of Silver Age Marvels up for grabs, a great group of Golden Age books from the Empire Comics Collection also available, and Marty Shamus's collection of key 1990s art including the Todd McFarlane cover of Spider-Man #1 on the block, we've been telling you that the current Heritage Signature auction […]