The current ComicLink Focused Auction includes one of the largest selections of original art ever offered in a ComicLink Focused Auction. Bid right now on close to 800 relatively affordable pieces of original art being offered in this auction. With such a wide variety of material, this auction has something to offer just about any original art collector. This session, Session 5 of the Focused Auction ends on Thursday, June 29 and Friday, June 30, 2017 starting at 8 PM ET each evening. Bidding is open now, so be sure to get your initial bids in now as there is a lot to consider.
The original art session features close to 800 relatively affordable pieces of original art are offered in this auction by such significant artists as Neal Adams, Jay Anacleto, Mark Bagley, Rich Buckler, John Buscema, Milt Caniff, Jim Cheung, Dave Cockrum, Olivier Coipel, Gene Colan, Richard Corben, Tony Daniel, Alan Davis, Jack Davis, Mike Deodato Jr., David Finch, Gary Frank, Michael Golden, Adi Granov, Russ Heath, James Jean, J.G. Jones, Jeff Jones, Joe Jusko, Gil Kane, Dale Keown, Andy Kubert, Bob Layton, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Joe Orlando, George Pérez, Stephen Platt, Humberto Ramos, John Romita Jr., Alex Ross, Tim Sale, Bill Sienkiewicz, Marc Silvestri, Bruce Timm, Alex Toth, Herb Trimpe, Al Williamson, Wally Wood, Bernie Wrightson, Leinil Yu, Mike Zeck, and many more.
Some specific examples offered in the original art session include Jay Anacleto Hercules #6 cover featuring a team portrait of Hercules and his supporting cast; Ross Andru Marvel Team-Up #2 page from 1972 featuring Spider-Man and the Human Torch and Shanna the She-Devil #4 page from 1973 featuring Marvel’s jungle queen vs. the Mandrill; Paul Azaceta Amazing Spider-Man #646 page featuring Spider-Man vs. Doctor Octopus; Alfonso Azpiri Erotic Bethlehem Steele pages from Penthouse Comix; Marc Bagley Hulk #2 unpublished cover featuring a huge image of the Hulk plus 17 other pieces by the fan-favorite Ultimate Spider-Man artist including an Ultimate Spider-Man #109 page featuring Daredevil and Doctor Strange; and Jim Balent Catwoman #27 pages featuring Selina vs. Gorilla Grodd.
George Barr Playboy painted illustration; Richard Bennett X-Men #27 page from 1993 featuring Rogue, Beast, and Iceman from a prime era for the mutant team; Lee Bermejo Lex Luthor: Man of Steel #2 half splash; Simon Bisley Power Girl pin-up featuring a classic Biz portrayal; Steve Bissette Mars Attacks painting by the acclaimed Saga of the Swamp Thing artist; John Bolton Classic X-Men #21 page featuring Colossus in the Savage Land; Pat Broderick Spider-Man and X-Factor: Shadowgames #3 cover; Rich Buckler Silver Surfer painting; John Buscema Avengers #255 page featuring Vision and Wasp with Tom Palmer inks plus addition Avengers page by the classic Buscema/Palmer team and Savage Sword of Conan #56 and #78 pages; and John Byrne Amazing Spider-Man #11 page featuring Spidey vs. the Blob are in the auction.
Jim Calafiore Gotham Underground #8 splash featuring Batman vs. Vigilante and Exiles #78 double-page splash featuring Galactus and many heroes; Eddie Campbell Deadface: Doing the Islands with Bacchus #3 cover from the award-winning artist of the all-time classic Alan Moore saga From Hell; Milton Caniff Terry and the Pirates and Steve Canyon daily strips; Sean Chen Iron Man #26 highly detailed half splash featuring Iron Man vs. Whiplash; Jim Cheung X-Force #100 half splash featuring Dani Moonstar; Michael Cho Stellar Black Canary illustration; Mike Choi Wizard #211 cover featuring Emma Frost; Matthew Clark Outsiders #49 double-page splash featuring strong images of Katana, Metamorpho and team; Dave Cockrum Thor illustration; and Olivier Coipel Avengers #66 pages featuring Iron Man and Black Panther are offered.
It includes Gene Colan Marvel Super-Heroes #13 page from the second Captain Marvel story (and first Carol Danvers story) and Daredevil and Sub-Mariner illustration; Richard Corben Hellboy: Double Feature of Evil page; Tony Daniel Action Comics #21 page featuring New 52 Superman defeating Lex Luthor, Batman #705 page featuring a large image of the Dark Knight working a case, and Superman/Wonder Woman #1 page featuring the two icons together; Alan Davis Excalibur #48 page featuring Captain Britain with Mark Farmer inks; and Jack Davis New York Giants Lawrence Taylor gameday illustration and ticket stubs by the acclaimed MAD artist.
Jose Delbo Detective Comics #508 page from 1981 featuring Batgirl and Supergirl together, plus several Red Tornado pages from World’s Finest #267 and Superman pages from World’s Finest #320; Mike Deodato the epic page 1 title splash from Deodato’s historic premiere Wonder Woman #90 featuring a pitch perfect depiction of the heroine plus a strong page from Wonder Woman #95 featuring Wonder Woman and the Cheetah; Steve Dillon Preacher #53 page featuring the origin of Bob the Sexual Investigator; Ray Dirgo Hanna-Barbera Parade #3 cover from 1971 featuring the Flintstones, Yogi Bear, and Magilla Gorilla; Terry Dodson Wonder Woman #3 double-page splash featuring Wonder Woman vs. Circe; Jan Duursema Wonder Woman Annual #2 title splash featuring a large image of Wonder Woman; Dale Eaglesham Incredible Hulk #625 finale splash with a huge image of Hulk; and Scot Eaton Forever Evil Aftermath Batman vs. Bane splash are offered.
They have David Finch Ms. Marvel (Carol Danvers) illustration, New Avengers #13 pages 6 and 7 featuring Spider-Man, Iron Man, Spider-Woman and Luke Cage vs. the Silver Samura; Paul Fung Jr. Chic Young’s Dagwood Comics #16 cover from 1951; Michael Golden Thor illustration; Jerry Grandenetti and Wally Wood The Unexpected #137 finale page and early Bronze Age DC mystery art with inks by the iconic Wood; Adi Granov Gwen Stacy illustration; Mike Grell Batman illustration; Tom Grindberg Conan Saga #97 powerful illustration; Tom Grummett New Titans #97 splash featuring the Brotherhood of Evil; and Pia Guerra Y the Last Man pages from #6 and #9.
Micah Gunnell Deadpool Team-Up #890 page 1 splash; Gene Ha JLA Annual #1 page featuring Electric Blue Superman and several other heroes; Matt Haley Firestorm #13 cover; Andrew Hennessy Wonder Woman #43 splash featuring Donna Troy and X-Men: Original Sin #1 splash featuring Wolverine about to kill Charles Xavier; Flint Henry Grimjack #70 cover featuring Grimjack being attacked by a bat out of hell; Stuart Immonen All-New X-Men #11 page featuring Kitty Pryde and young Jean Grey plus seven other Immonen pieces; J.G. Jones Scarlet Witch illustration; Dan Jurgens Superman #95 page Superman vs. Doomsday; Dick Giordano inks; Joe Jusko Red Sonja drawing; Gil Kane and Wally Wood Captain Action #3 DC Silver Age art by two all-time greats; and Dale Keown Incredible Hulk #367 page from Keown’s historic first issue with a skinny Hulk battling Madman are offered.
ComicLink is selling Andy Kubert X-Men #34 splash from 1994 featuring Beast, Rogue, Psylocke, and Gambit and X-Men #44 page featuring Charles Xavier, Jean Grey, Bishop, and Psylocke; Alan Kupperberg Captain America #240 Captain America battle page and Marvel Two-In-One #95 with Ben Grimm/the Thing in every panel; Salvador Larroca Uncanny X-Men #388 unpublished cover featuring Storm kissing Havok; Bob Layton Iron Man #149 cover recreation with Iron Man in the eye of Doctor Doom; Jae Lee The Shadow sketch; Jim Lee X-Men cover preliminary with Wolverine and team; Steve Lieber Hawkman #8 cover; Joseph Michael Linsner Dawn and Phoenix illustrations; and Kevin Maguire X-Men Forever #2 half-splash featuring Mystique flashing back to the events of Uncanny X-Men #158 with Wolverine, Storm, and Carol Danvers plus Rogue.
Chris Marrinan Excalibur Annual #1 cover featuring Captain Britain, Nightcrawler, Kitty Pryde, Meggan, and Phoenix (Rachel Summer); Shawn McManus Namor, the Sub-Mariner #41 cover featuring Namor battling War Machine (Jim Rhodes); Steve McNiven Civil War #4 page from the epic series featuring Spider-Man, the Pyms and “Chlor” the evil clone of Thor; Jason Metcalf Grimm Fairy Tales Neverland: Age of Darkness #4 cover; Jim Mooney Ms. Marvel #15 page from 1978 featuring Carol (Ms. Marvel) Danvers and Captain Jean DeWolff; Rags Morales Hawkman #24 page featuring the Justice Society of America and a Wonder Woman #215 page featuring Wonder Woman and Wonder Girl (Cassie); Alex Nino Space Clusters page; and Phil Noto Batgirl illustration, Gamora illustration, Wonder Woman illustration, and Wonder Woman Kingdom Come full color illustration are offered.
Carlo Pagulayan Wonder Woman illustration; Goran Parlov Marvel Universe vs. the Punisher #1 page 1 featuring the Punisher in action; Andrew Pepoy Fables #149 splash featuring Rose Red, Bigby Wolf, and Jiminy Cricket; George Pérez Bizarre Adventures #27 pages from 1981 featuring the X-Men’s Ice Man, Creatures on the Loose #35 “Man-Wolf” finale page featuring John (Man-Wolf) Jameson and Nick Fury, Inhumans #2 page featuring Blastaar, Tales of the Teen Titans #50 page from the memorable Donna Troy wedding issue, prime era New Teen Titans pages from #16 and #17 and New Titans pages from the “Who is Wonder Girl?” saga, a Wolverine illustration, and pages from Pérez’s beloved post-Crisis Wonder Woman run from #4, #10 and #20; Don Perlin Ghost Rider #67 page featuring an action sequence and transformation into Johnny Blaze, Bloodshot #2 splash – early Valiant art from 1993; and Brandon Peterson Ultimate Vision #1 cover will be sold.
Stephen Platt Marc Spector: Moon Knight #55 page from Platt’s brief but highly popular run, Passover #1 cover, and Fighting American #2 splash; Keith Pollard Rampaging Hulk #6 page featuring Hulk and Rick Jones; Howie Post Showcase #74 several pages from the first appearance of DC's caveboy character, Anthro; Humberto Ramos Colossus of the X-Men illustration; Darick Robertson The Boys #65 cover from the memorable Garth Ennis series, and highly detailed Transmetropolitan trading card art; John Romita Jr. Avengers #12 pages featuring the Red Hulk on a rampage, Captain America (2013) #7 page featuring Cap and Jet Black, and Thor (1998) #17 page featuring Thor battling the Juggernaut; Bud Root Cavewoman illustration; Alex Ross Poison Ivy illustration, Hulk painting, Thing (Ben Grimm) painting, and sketch of The Shadow; Steve Rude Captain America: What Price Glory #2 Kirby-esque battle page with Mike Royer inks; and Michael Ryan Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four #0 cover are offered.
They have Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo illustration; Tim Sale Batman: The Long Halloween #5 page from one of the most acclaimed Batman stories ever; Trevor Scott DC/WS Dreamwar #2 cover featuring Batman vs. the Midnighter and Superman vs. Apollo – printed version was altered and does not feature Midnighter and Apollo, making this a unique opportunity to own such a great standoff between DC’s icons and their Wildstorm equivalents; Liam Sharpe Incredible Hulk #427 page featuring an extra buff Hulk and Incredible Hulk #428 splash and page featuring Hulk battling Man-Thing; Bill Sienkiewicz Elektra illustration – one of the best we’ve seen my the master artist of Elektra: Assassin and Moon Knight drawing; Marc Silvestri Wolverine #39 page with powerful Logan image; and Ryan Stegman Fear Itself: The Fearless #1 cover featuring Storm, Valkyrie, and Dani Moonstar.
Mark Texeira Adams-esque Batman illustration, Pantha double-page splash featuring erotic images, Spider-Man vs. Green Goblin illustration; Harvey Tolibao Psylocke #3 page 1 splash featuring a large image of the X-Men fan-favorite; Alex Toth Jimmy Wakely #12 page from the 1951 DC western comic featuring the cowboy star drawn by one of the industry's true masters; Herb Trimpe Incredible Hulk #110 production cover featuring Hulk and Ka-Zar battling Umbu the Unliving; Michael Turner Hulk sketch; George Tuska Daredevil #145 page, and pages from Iron Man #60, #64 and #86; and Jim Valentino Guardians of the Galaxy #27 half splash featuring Major Victory battling Black Bolt, plus a splash featuring Starhawk vs. Black Bolt plus Lockjaw, and a page featuring Major Victory and Nikki vs. Medusa.
Ron Wagner Genesis #1 finale page from a major 1990s DC event featuring Superman, Batman and many other heroes, Brad Walker Heroes of Hire #1 splash featuring a large image of Elektra in action; Kev Walker Marvel Zombies 3 #4 page 1 splash featuring a zombified version of Spider-Man’s foe the Jackal (Miles Warren); Andrew Wildman X-Men Adventures #3 splash featuring a large image of Magneto; Anthony Williams Squadron Supreme: New World Order #1 splash featuring large image of Nighthawk and Uncanny X-Men 1999 Annual splash featuring Wolverine battling Jamie Madrox; Al Williamson Secret Agent Corrigan daily from 1969; Bernie Wrightson Dead, She Said #1 page suspenseful art by the master of the macabre and Frankenstein print signed with original art head sketch; and Leinil Yu Secret Invasion #4 page featuring Tony (Iron Man) Stark and the Black Widow.
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