ComicLink is now gathering consignments for their upcoming October Focused Auction which begins on October 11, 2018 and the Fall Featured Auction which will begin November 14. Interested sellers can contact ComicLink at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 517-0062 (option 1) to speak with Josh Nathanson, Douglas Gillock, Jason Crosby, Jon Signorelli, or Ross Kearney. Upfront cash advances are available upon request.
The growing previews already includes such offerings as Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 7.0, Incredible Hulk #181 (first full Wolverine) CGC 9.8, Fantastic Four #1 (first Fantastic Four, origin) CGC 7.0, #3 (first uniforms) CGC 8.5, and #45 (first Inhumans) CGC 9.4, Showcase #4 (first Silver Age Flash and origin) CGC 6.0, Detective Comics #37 (last pre-Robin Batman story, Batman cover) CGC 6.0, #32 CGC 3.5, #34 CGC 3.0, and #225 (first Martian Manhunter) CGC 6.0, Marvel Super-Heroes #13 (first Carol Danvers) CGC 9.6, Archie Comics #1 CGC 4.0 slight (C-1), Marvel Family #1 (first Black Adam) CGC 8.0, House of Secrets #92 (first Swamp Thing) CGC 9.6 and CGC 9.2, Action Comics #19 CGC 7.5 and #252 (first Supergirl) CGC 7.5, and Strange Tales #110 (first Doctor Strange) 9.0.
Highlights include Amazing Spider-Man #1 CGC 5.5, #129 (first Punisher) CGC 9.8, and #300 (first full Venom) CGC 9.8 Signature Series signed by Stan Lee, Justice League of America #9 (origin issue) CGC 9.6 (highest, one of five) and #30 (second JLA/JSA team-up) CGC 9.6 (highest, one of four), Avengers #1 (first Avengers and origin) CGC 7.5, #2 CGC 9.4, and #4 (first Silver Age Captain America) CGC 8.0, Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #134 (first Darkseid) CGC 9.8, The Flash #132 CGC 9.6 and #139 (first Reverse Flash) CGC 9.2, Blue Beetle #52 (Kamen cover) CGC 9.0 and #54 CGC 7.0, Shock SuspenStories #16 Gaines File, Marvel Spotlight #5 (first Ghost Rider) CGC 9.4, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 (first Turtles) CGC 8.5. There are also over 70 Canadian White Golden Age comic books in the upcoming auctions.
Some original art offerings include Andru title splash to Amazing Spider-Man #134 featuring Spider-Man swinging near the Hudson River; Todd McFarlane Incredible Hulk #338 page with a battle scene; Carmine Infantino Detective Comics #403 rare title splash of Batman from the early “Creature of the Night” period, plus early Silver Age pages from The Flash #112, #119, #132 and #13; Earl Norem painted cover to Savage Sword of Conan #80; Ernie Chan cover to Master of Kung-Fu #17, the first issue of the long-running series, with Shang-Chi battling Blackjack Tarr in the latter’s first appearance; Tim Bradstreet The Punisher #16 cover – a rare cover featuring both Punisher and Wolverine, plus the variant cover to Before Watchmen: Comedian #2; Steve Dillon an amazing finale splash from Preacher #60 with Jesse and the Saint of Killers, plus Glenn Fabry’s painted recreation of that same splash (offered separately); and Bernie Wrightson a very cool painted Spider-Man vs. monster page from the “Hooky” Marvel Graphic Novel.
Frank Brunner Howard the Duck #1 page with Howard, Bev, Peter Parker, and Jonah Jameson; Dave Cockrum Giant-Size Avengers #3 page featuring Hawkeye in seven panels plus a Ms. Marvel #21 page with Carol Danver’s alter ego battling the Lizard Men; John Buscema Savage Sword of Conan #5 chapter splash and a page from #23 with Conan, Conan Annual #4 battle page, a page from Howard the Duck #3 with Howard and Bev, the title splash to Marvel Super Special #12 with the Warriors of the Shadow Realm, plus a page from the first issue of the memorable 1982 X-Men miniseries, Magik, with Illyana being trained by an elderly Ororo; and John Romita page from Captain America #141 with Captain America and the Falcon battling the Grey Gargoyle, plus a page from Amazing Spider-Man #118 with Spider-Man swinging through the city are included.
Additional highlights are Rob Liefeld Prophet / Cable #1 cover; Alex Ross Paradise X #9 cover with Iron Man 2020, Deathlok and Machine Man and #12 cover with the Thing and Mister Fantastic; Werner Roth X-Men #32 page from the Silver Age with Juggernaut unmasking; Ron Lim and George Pérez Infinity Gauntlet #4 page with Thanos, Silver Surfer, and Warlock; Paul Ryan Avengers #316 cover with the Avengers and Spider-Man battling the Hordes of Nebula; Mike Ploog page from Werewolf By Night #7; two Mike Mignola covers; Pablo Marcos Who’s Who Update ’87 #5 wraparound cover with the first time the characters from Watchmen appeared on the cover of a DC publication; and John Cassaday Shadowland #1 cover with Spider-Man, Daredevil, Punisher, Moon Knight, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, Shadowland #3 cover with Punisher, Spider-Man, Moon Knight and Ghost Rider, Uncanny Avengers #4 variant cover, an homage to Kirby’s Avengers #4 cover with Cap, Thor, Scarlet Witch, Rogue and Havok, and a page from Star Wars #6 with Luke Skywalker battling Boba Fett.
ComicLink and its affiliates (sportscardlink.com, certifiedlink.com) are seeking consignments of vintage comic books, comic related artwork, vintage sports cards, and certified coins. The firm provides upfront cash advances for consigned material, third party grading evaluation and submission, and promotion to their base of global bidders acquired over 22 years in the hobby ‒ all for a low commission rate.
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.
ComicLink will attend New York Comic Con on October 4-7. ComicLink founder and CEO Josh Nathanson, VP and Consignment Director Douglas Gillock, and Sales Consultants Jon Signorelli and Ross Kearney will be set up at the Javits Center. The team will be meeting with clients and accepting consignments for upcoming auctions all weekend long at the booth 2206.
“If you are attending the show and are looking to sell your valuable comic books, comic related original art or other collectibles such as sports cards or coins, stop by and speak with us,” Nathanson said. “Our platform reaches many of the most aggressive bidders and buyers in the world for this type of material. We can help you to plot out a sound strategy to maximize the return on your collection. We can also provide cash advances right at the show if you are looking for the opportunity to raise funds quickly.”