The holidays are rapidly approaching, the New Year is right around the corner, and ComicLink is already gathering consignments from sellers for upcoming auctions to launch in early 2018. Options include the January Focused Auction starting January 10 and the Winter Featured Auction which will begin on February 15. Interested sellers may contact ComicLink by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (617) 517-0062 (option 1) to speak with Josh Nathanson, Douglas Gillock, Jason Crosby, Jon Signorelli, or Ross Kearney.
Although it’s still early in the consignment generating cycle, ComicLink already has some incredible items in early 2018 previews, including an exceptional Amazing Fantasy #15 (first Spider-Man and origin) CGC 9.0 (CVA) slated for the Winter Featured Auction. The same auction also features a Batman #1 (first Joker and first Catwoman) CGC 5.0 Conserved. The January Focused Auction will include the Daredevil run from the John G. Fantucchio Pedigree collection including #1 (first Daredevil and origin) CGC 9.0 and many other high grade early issues.
Other upcoming early highlights include All Winners Comics #5 (classic Cap, Torch, and Namor cover) CGC 8.5, Amazing Spider-Man #34 (Kraven cover) CGC 9.8, #50 (first Kingpin, classic Romita cover) CGC 9.4, and #129 (first Punisher) CGC 9.8, Avengers #2 (second Avengers) CGC 9.6 and #4 (first Silver Age Captain America) CGC 9.4, Batman #30 (classic WWII cover) CGC 9.0, #232 (first Ras Al Ghul) CGC 9.8, and #251 (classic Adams Joker cover/story) CGC 9.8, Daredevil #1 CBCS 9.6 Verified Signature, Detective Comics #73 (first Scarecrow cover ‒ only one in Golden Age) CGC 6.5 and #118 (classic Joker cover) CGC 9.0, Fantastic Four #1 (first Fantastic Four and origin) CGC 8.0, #48 (first Silver Surfer and Galactus) CGC 9.6, #49 (first Surfer cover) CGC 9.4, and #50 (classic Silver Surfer cover) CGC 9.4, Four Color #108 (Barks “Terror of the River” cover/story) CGC 9.2 and #238 (Barks “Voodoo Hoodoo” cover/story) CGC 9.4 (highest, one of four), House of Secrets #92 (first Swamp Thing) CGC 9.4, Marvel Mystery Comics #20 CGC 7.5 and #83 CGC 9.0 (top two), Showcase #9 (Lois Lane solo series begins) CGC 8.0 and #22 (first Silver Age Green Lantern) CGC 7.0, Tales of Suspense #39 (first Iron Man and origin) CGC 9.0, and X-Men #1 (first X-Men and Magneto) PGX 8.5.
Some early artwork consignments include Dick Ayers Strange Tales #113 Human Torch battle page; Rich Buckler Avengers #101 unpublished cover featuring Cap, Thor, and Hawkeye and Giant-Size Superstars #1 page 1 title splash featuring a huge image of the Hulk; John Buscema Sub-Mariner #1 page; John Byrne Sensational She-Hulk #48 page featuring She-Hulk, the Fantastic Four and the Golden Age heroine, the Blonde Phantom; Ian Churchill Cable #31 page 1 title splash; Robert Crumb ‒ two self-portraits (sold separately) also featuring a female Big Foot; Don Heck Tales of Suspense #66 page with Iron Man and the Crimson Dynamo; Adam Hughes Ghost #2 cover; Bob Kane Batman painting; Andy Kubert X-Men #23 cover featuring Cyclops; Bob Larkin cover painting for Incredible Hulk: Cry of the Beast paperback; Rick Leonardi historic Uncanny X-Men #201 page 2 featuring the X-Men meeting Nathan “Cable” Summers as a baby for the first time; Sheldon Moldoff Batman #151 page 1 title splash; Jason Pearson Deadpool #15 cover with Cyclops, Emma Frost, and Namor; and Bernie Wrightson Creepshow page, Gardens of the Dead portfolio illustration, and Heavy Metal “Class Reunion” parody page 1 splash.
In addition to auctioning items for consignors, ComicLink is also always accepting new sellers for the ComicLink exchange marketplaces, brokering private placement deals, and buying outright.