comic art

Hake’s Presents 2,000+ Lots of Comic Art, Comic Books & Pop Culture, July 10-11

York, PA – So far, 2019 has been a dynamic year for pop culture. Avengers: Endgame smashed box office records with an opening weekend that grossed $1.22 billion worldwide. That led the way for a visit from Godzilla: King of the Monsters and, arriving on July 2nd, Spider-Man: Far From Home. But that was just a warm-up. On July 10-11, Hake’s will host a 2,047-lot auction loaded with original comic art, comic books, super-rare Star War figures, political memorabilia, and top-notch entertainment posters.

Very First Tintin Cover Discovered, Heads to June 8-9 Auction at Heritage rebecca Wed, 05/29/2019 - 13:03

Dallas, TX – The first cover appearance of arguably the most popular comic character worldwide, as well as a pair of lots by the artist who has been called “the Japanese equivalent of Walt Disney” and a group of more than 50 lots of Walt Disney animation art, come to auction June 8-9 in Heritage Auctions’ European Comic Art Auction in Dallas, Texas.

“Egyptian Queen,” Frank Frazetta’s 1969 Masterpiece, Makes Auction Debut at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX – One of the most legendary paintings by famed artist Frank Frazetta – and without question the greatest ever to come to auction – is the runaway headline lot in Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Auction May 16-18 in Chicago.

Frank Frazetta Egyptian Queen Painting Original Art (1969) (estimate: $5,000,000+) is the painting that, more than any other, helped Frazetta revolutionize fantasy illustration.

Comic Art, Toys, and Americana Generate $1.26M at Hake's

York, PA - Fresh-to-market original comic book art spurred a fan frenzy at Hake’s March 13-14 auction and produced a $1.26 million result, with new auction records set by several prize entries. 

Predicted to finish well in the money, Rob Liefeld’s original pen-and-ink art for Page 27 of New Mutants #98, published by Marvel in February 1991, did not disappoint. It swept past its $20,000-$35,000 estimate to settle at $40,380, making it the auction’s top lot. 

Vintage Comics Auctions Hit Record $58.5 Million in Annual Sales at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, Texas - Sales of vintage comic books and comic art soared to a world record $58,544,323 in 2018 at Heritage Auctions. The auctioneers’ Comics & Comic Art Department recorded the highest sales totals in the 17-year history of the department, representing the non-stop trend of high demand for original comic book artwork, rare comic books and animation art.