Tag Archives: original art

The Millionth Copy Of My Little Pony Comic Sells For Over $6500 (Original Art UPDATE)

  Heritage Auctions has sold a copy of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #12 in 9.6 CGC condition for $6572.50. Only one copy of this edition was produced, with a cover by Sara Richard, entitled “The 1 Million Edition – Only …

First Appearance Of Wolverine Original Art By Herb Trimpe Sells For Record $657,250

The original art for the final page of Incredible Hulk #180, which features the first published appearance of Wolverine, has just sold at Heritage Auctions for $657,250. This 1974 Marvel comics page was drawn by Herb Trimpe, inked by Jack …

Something You Don’t See Every Day: Amazing Spider-Man #20 Original Art By Steve Ditko, Complete Story

Here’s something you don’t see every day, just acquired by original art Dealer/Collector Mike Burkey for his personal collection — the complete Spider-Man story from Amazing Spider-Man #20.  The 1964 issue features the first appearance of the Scorpion, written by …

The Kickstarter For Cerebus Archive Number One Begins – And Gets Nine Times Its Goal Already

Dave Sim is arguably the greatest comic book creator of the twentieth century. Or at least I’m very happy to argue it. And he is is beginning the project we reported on a few days ago. The Cerebus Archive, recreating …

Tintin: The Black Island Cover Art To Hit A Million Dollars

Another Tintin cover will be auctioned May 24th  by Parisiene auction house, Arcturial. Previously, one cover had sold for $1.6 million. The new auction is for the famous Black Island cover. It’s possible the estimates below may be a little on the …

DC Comics And Graphitti Create Original Art ‘Gallery Editions’ For Dark Knight, Ronin, Sandman, Killing Joke And More

It began with Scott Dunbier. Fired by DC Comics, he went to IDW with an idea he’d never got off the ground over there. Recerating original art boards as close to the original as possible, in look and feel, by …

Scott Pilgrim Versus The Post Office – Missing Art

A couple in San Francisco has posted about a couple lost packages from the post office. In the package were three pages of original art from Scott Pilgrim. Now the couple is trying to resolve this situation with the USPS, …

Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Ink And Paper

If you’ve ever collected anything, you know that the process of collecting something is a multiverse full of Roads Not Taken. That thing you had the chance to buy but didn’t. That thing you shouldn’t have spent money on but …

Will This Manhattan Projects Original Artwork Cliffhanger Make Another Big Splash?

[The Manhattan Projects #18 has been out for a couple weeks, but still -- if you haven't read this issue and plan to, you might want to skip this post for now.] Several years into the digital era for both …

Fred Guardineer Action Comics #15 Superman Cover Original Art Sells for $286,800

The original art for the cover of Action Comics #15 has sold at Heritage Auctions today for $286,800.  The 1939 piece by Fred Guardineer was just the 5th Superman cover ever created (behind Action Comics #1, 7, 10, and 13), …

Reward For Stolen Luther Arkwright Page By Bryan Talbot

Have you seen this page from The Adventures Of Luther Arkwright, by Bryan Talbot? About twenty years ago, it was stolen while on loan for an exhibition. In all that time it’s not resurfaced for sale. It may well be …

Things To Do In Albuquerque, New Mexico If You Like Comics

The Stranger Factory is a new art gallery located in Nob Hill just off historic Route 66 in Albuquerque, NM. Featured in their main room from February 7th through March 2nd will be two artists that comic fans are very familiar with: …

Who Wants To Die For Terry Moore?

If you haven’t met Terry Moore, then you owe it to yourself to find him at a convention. He’s a great guy, funny and we talk about guitars. Well Terry has himself a nice horror book out called Rachel Rising …

Have You Seen This Missing Mike Deodato Hulk Vs Wonder Woman Art? (UPDATE)

UPDATE: It’s a Christmas story of good cheer, the missing artwork has been located and reunited with its owner! Mulled wine and figgy puddling all round! Mike Deodato packed and shipped this piece of original art depicting his Hulk vs …

Kevin O’Neill’s Art For Nemo: Heart Of Ice, For Sale

We’re a couple of months away from the release of the next League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen comic, Roses Of Berlin. So why not enjoy a look at the last one, Heart Of Ice? And maybe buy some of the pages? …

From The $112,016 Curt Swan Action Comics 309 Cover To The $10,158 Mike Grell Karate Kid 1 Cover – And Other Original Art Results

Last week was a busy one for original art collectors, with major pieces going on the auction block at both Hake’s and Heritage.  Out of a rather full slate of strong results, the sale of the cover of Action Comics #309 …

You Can Win 1 of 10 Jae Lee Sketches In Honor Of Dynamite’s 10th Anniversary

2014 is Dynamite Entertainment’s 10th anniversary, but they’re closing out 2013 by offering up the chance for fans to win one of ten original sketches by Eisner Award-winner Jae Lee (Batman/Superman, Dark Tower). Lee will create a black-and-white head sketch …

Free Art Friday – Tone Rodriguez

A few weeks back I was on Facebook and noticed my friend Tone Rodriguez posted something he called Free Art Friday and a photo of a piece of art that he just put out there in Hollywood for anyone to …