Frank Frazetta Death Dealer 6 Painting Original Art (1990) SNIP

Frank Frazetta painting sale for $1.79 million sets all-time auction record for any piece of comic art

Run by Heritage Auctions, Chicago’s largest public auction dedicated to vintage comic books and original comic art fetched $12,201,974 – setting the world record for the most valuable sale of its kind. The top lot claimed its own record when artist Frank Frazetta’s Original Art titled Death Dealer 6, 1990 – first published as theContinue reading Frank Frazetta painting sale for $1.79 million sets all-time auction record for any piece of comic art

John Romita Sr. and Frank Giacoia Amazing Spider-Man #100 Cover, published in 1971)

Original Cover Art for The Amazing Spider-Man #100 May Bring $300,000 at Heritage Auctions

The original cover art from Marvel Comics The Amazing Spider-Man #100 – considered one of the most iconic covers of the 1970s and an auction item we highlighted ourselves recently – could sell for as much as $300,000 in Heritage Auctions’ winter Comics & Comic Art event (22nd – 24th February 2018). This event has aContinue reading Original Cover Art for The Amazing Spider-Man #100 May Bring $300,000 at Heritage Auctions

Bill Watterson Calvin and Hobbes "The Last Sunday" Print Signed dated 12-31-95 (Universal Press Syndicate, 1995).

Calvin and Hobbes signed print among cartoon rarities offered in National Cartoonists Society Foundation’s Thanks + Giving Auction

In collaboration with The National Cartoonists Society and major strip syndicators, Heritage Auctions is hosting The National Cartoonists Society Foundation’s Thanks + Giving Auction, a unique auction featuring original comic art from more than 100 internationally-renowned creators. Proceeds from winning bids will go to Direct Relief, benefitting victims of recent natural disasters. A “Calvin and Hobbes” strip byContinue reading Calvin and Hobbes signed print among cartoon rarities offered in National Cartoonists Society Foundation’s Thanks + Giving Auction

Tube Surfing: 30 August 2008

• A quick reminder about Jonathan Cape,, The Observer and Comica’s Graphic Short Story Competition of which the winner will receive a tasty grand and their story across two pages of The Observer. Follow this link for more info and to download an entry form. Manchester Comic Collective artist suggest that to inspire you hereContinue reading Tube Surfing: 30 August 2008

Read More Calvin and Hobbes, Government Urges

(with thanks to Matthew Badham for the initial lead): The British government says young boys should be encouraged to read Calvin and Hobbes and comic-book annuals such as the Dandy and Beano to get them into the reading habit young and help them to keep up with girls’ at school. That’s the message from governmentContinue reading Read More Calvin and Hobbes, Government Urges