The Lone Ranger (1938) - Republic Pictures

1938 – When “The Lone Ranger” first rode onto movie screens…

Printed in 1938, the same year Republic Pictures released their popular Lone Ranger serial based on the radio programme of the same name, these beautifully detailed and colorful premium cards were prizes at Gum Inc. Depicted are a range of five thrilling illustrated scenes with such titles as “Tonto Saves the Lone Ranger,” “The LoneContinue reading 1938 – When “The Lone Ranger” first rode onto movie screens…

Edmond E. Good’s Knight Masters(Date Unknown)

Roads Not Taken: Edmond E. Good’s “Knight Masters”

Canadian illustrator, writer and co-author of more than a dozen comics Edmond Elbridge Good (1st July 1910 – 22nd September 1991) created the Rex Baxter feature for Bell Publishing in 1942 and drew the Scorchy Smith strip (taking over from Frank Robbins in 1944) and Tarzan for United Feature Syndicate. He also helped to introduceContinue reading Roads Not Taken: Edmond E. Good’s “Knight Masters”

Tintin Red Sea-Sharks - SNIP

Original Tintin art by Hergé may sell for over £500,000 in Heritage’s First European Comic Art Auction

An extraordinary, 12-panel page of original Tintin art by Belgian cartoonist Hergé may sell for as much as $720,000 (over £533,400) in Heritage Auctions’ first European Comic Art Auction next month. The sale offers nearly 300 lots, including vintage artworks by giants of Franco-Belgian comics such as Peyo, François Schuiten and Jean-Claude Mézières. The auction willContinue reading Original Tintin art by Hergé may sell for over £500,000 in Heritage’s First European Comic Art Auction

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

Modesty Blaise - an episode throw “The Long Lever”

Modesty Blaise fan? A Jim Holdaway original is up for sale

Heritage Auctions is offering this lovely “Modesty Blaise” original by the strip’s first artist, Jim Holdaway, in one of its latest auctions. An episode from “The Long Lever”, written by Peter O’Donnell, the art is described as being #194, published on 30th May 1964. A high point from the second Modesty Blaise serial, the artContinue reading Modesty Blaise fan? A Jim Holdaway original is up for sale