Super Spider-Man Issue 171 Cover Art by Dave Hunt SNIP

British comics art helps boost Heritage Auction sales record, first European auction date revealed

Numerous records set by Heritage Auctions‘ Comics & Comic Art category in 2017 include total sales of $44.3 million (almost £32 million)  – the highest ever in the 16-year history of the category and a new standard for the second year in a row. Gross sales surpassed 2016’s total sales of $42.95 million – andContinue reading British comics art helps boost Heritage Auction sales record, first European auction date revealed

IDW Artist’s Editions

IDW launches Artist’s Editions site

If you’re a fan of great comic art and have already discovered US publisher IDW’s Artist’s Editions, then you’ll want to check out the dedicated web space for the range. An Artist’s Edition is an art book that mimics the experience of viewing original comic book art as closely as possible, and in complete storyContinue reading IDW launches Artist’s Editions site

Bernie Wrightson

In Memoriam and Celebration: Comic Artist Bernie Wrightson 

We’re sorry to report the passing of US comic artist Bernard Albert “Bernie” Wrightson, sometimes credited as Berni Wrightson, after a battle with brain cancer. The news was shared on his web site by his wife, Liz Wrightson. He was 68. He is perhaps best known for co-creating DC Comics  Swamp Thing with writer Len Wein, his FrankensteinContinue reading In Memoriam and Celebration: Comic Artist Bernie Wrightson 

Frank Frazetta The Norseman Painting Original Art (1972). The early 1970s were a strong and prolific period for this master painter. Frazetta produced at least 11 paintings in 1972, and "The Norseman", with its stunning combination of vivid colours, is as mesmerising as it is powerful.

Records shattered in New York Comics & Comic Art Auction, X-Men cover bought for £30 sells for $155,350

Collectors converged in force on Heritage Auctions‘ May 13-14, 2016 Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in Manhattan, driving a stunning $6.55+ million total prices realised behind a near-perfect 99.9% sell-through rate by both value and total lots offered that included the sale of an original piece by Frank Frazetta, “The Norseman”,Continue reading Records shattered in New York Comics & Comic Art Auction, X-Men cover bought for £30 sells for $155,350

Inkwell Awards Logo 2015

Inkwell Awards Ballot open until 15th May

  The Inkwell Awards, a non-profit organization devoted to the education and promotion of the art of inking, invites everyone to vote for the industry’s best of the past year. The official public ballot will be available on the Inkwell Awards’ homepage until 15th May 2015. Voting is open to everyone, whether fans or professionals. The ballot also listsContinue reading Inkwell Awards Ballot open until 15th May