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Dallas – Most of them are here, their creations spread far and wide among the more than 500 pieces of original comic-strip and comic-book art found in Heritage Auction’s July 9-12 Comics & Comic Art event -- the greats, as well as The Greatest Who Ever Was.

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Dallas —  First issues of milestone titles. Debut appearances of beloved and immortal superheroes. And a comic book from the days before there were such things.

There are more than 1,300 lots in Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art event, which takes place July 9-12 at our world headquarters in Dallas and online.

Berkeley, CA – PBA Galleries announced world record-breaking results from their June 4th auction of Comic Books: Pre-Code Horror, Silver Age Marvel, and Undergrounds. The sale was PBA’s inaugural comic book auction under the direction of Ivan Briggs, whose catalogue showcased “the best overlooked gems in the world of comics, all the good

York, PA – In line with their continued goal of growth through providing top-notch services to their clientele, Hake’s Auctions has appointed comics industry veteran Gary Guzzo to the position of comic art consultant and artist representative. In his new capacity, Guzzo will use his extensive experience and connections to secure original art for auctions,

Dallas, TX – The stunning original art for Bernie Wrightson’s Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Frankenstein Front Endpapers Illustration Original Art (late 1970s) and a Frank Frazetta painting that appeared on the cover of The Serpent each could bring $250,000 or more in Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art

New York – Sotheby’s is pleased to announce that we will offer DC Complete: The Ian Levine Collection, an exclusive private sale offering of every comic book released by American publisher DC Comics from 1935 – 2016, including complete runs of Superman, Batman, Action Comics, and Detective Comics. The more

Dallas, TX – Results from the first-ever auction dedicated to CGC-certified magazines yielded results well above pre-auction estimates when Heritage Auctions’ CGC-Certified Magazines Online Auction realized $118,224 in total sales.

The sale enjoyed enormous popularity among collectors, resulting in sell-through rates of

Lynbrook, NY – Rare early stories by the renowned American fantasy and science fiction artist Frank Frazetta (1928-2010), done when he was a boy in his mid-teens and quite possibly the earliest Frazetta comic art in existence, will be centerpiece lots in Weiss Auctions’ next big sale

York, PA – Monsters, Beatles, superheroes and U.S. presidents might sound like strange bedfellows, but their paths will intersect compatibly on March 11-12 at Hake’s first auction of the new decade. More than 2,000 lots of prime pop culture memorabilia will be offered over the two days, encompassing hundreds of popular collecting categories.

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It's old news that vintage comic books are global phenoms, inspiring massive conventions and blockbuster movies. Collectors obsess over completing their sets and hunting down rare editions. (Is there a suffixed word of Greek origin akin to bibliomania to describe this particular drive to acquire? There should be.)

But now, as some so-called rare