Dave Hunt was thrilled when his inking hero Frank Giacoia embellished his British Marvel penciling work, like this Super Spider-Man #162 cover (March 1976).

Marvel artist Dave Hunt’s autobiography, “An Artist’s Life”, now available

Back in January, we reported an autobiography of Marvel artist Dave Hunt, who provided art for numerous Marvel UK titles in the 1970s, was in the works from his friend Lee Benaka. Dave Hunt: An Artist’s Life, with a foreword by Joe Sinnott, has now been released to good reviews and is on sale directContinue reading Marvel artist Dave Hunt’s autobiography, “An Artist’s Life”, now available

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

More early Marvel UK art goes under the hammer at Heritage Auctions, alongside iconic US Amazing Spider-Man cover

Following up on our report on how some art created for British comics helped Heritage Auctions profits soar in 2017, a number of early Marvel UK published pieces go under the hammer next month as part of their upcoming auction in Dallas over 22nd – 24th February 2018. A number of the artworks are byContinue reading More early Marvel UK art goes under the hammer at Heritage Auctions, alongside iconic US Amazing Spider-Man cover

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