More than 30 collectors made a play for Dave Gibbons Watchmen #1 original cover art at the weekend’s Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art auction in Dallas – before it finally sold for $228,000 (£171,383) – but it was not the top-selling item. The cover of the first Watchmen issue remains one of the mostContinue reading Dave Gibbons Watchmen #1 cover sells for staggering £171,383 in auction
There’s a host of art by British artists featured in the upcoming Heritage Auctions Comic Art Signature Auction, taking place over 21st – 23rd February 2019 in Dallas – and a number of covers created for early Marvel UK comics by American artists. Rubbing shoulders with Krazy Kat art by George Herriman, newspaper strips by AlexContinue reading Dave Gibbons first Watchmen cover among latest Heritage Auctions art offerings
Currently in auction at Heritage Auctions is an original poster created for Marvel UK in 1972 – drawn by John Buscema (and, possibly, inked by Frank Giacoia).Continue reading Rare Mighty World of Marvel poster offered by Heritage Auctions
More than anything else, comics sell on their covers, but which ones stick most in your mind in your years of collecting? For me, there are plenty, but here are just a few that caught my attention at an early age, for a number of reasons. Given my love of the British comics I grewContinue reading Judging a Comic by its Cover: Some Early Favourites
The latest Compalcomics online auction has just launched and offers a fantastic selection of wartime Beanos, pre-war Mickey Mouse Weeklies and copies of Glasgow / Northern Looking Glass, considered the world’s first “comic”, published in Glasgow in 1825. Plus, there’s the chance to get your hands on some rare underground comics, including a copy of the infamousContinue reading King Kong, wartime Beanos and banned Oz comics – quite a selection in latest ComPal comic auction!