High grade Star Wars and Superman comics with memorable covers are leading Heritage’s Sunday & Monday Comics, Animation & Art Weekly Online Auction. In the new format, the comic books close on January 19, 2020 and other items close on January 20.
Star Wars #1 CGC 9.8 presents the first part of the six-issue adaption of the first Star Wars movie and was in comic book stores before the movie was released. It depicts a cover by Howard Chaykin, who also provided the art on the first Star Wars movie poster, which was given out at a science fiction convention prior to the movie’s release.
A visually dramatic cover by Neal Adams is found on Superman #233 Murphy Anderson File copy CGC 8.5, which shows the Man of Steel busting through the chains that surround his chest. With interior art by Curt Swan, this issue marks the start of Clark Kent becoming a television newscaster, has the second appearance of Morgan Edge, and shows the destruction of all Kryptonite on Earth.
This week’s auction contains 1,102 lots of comics, art, and memorabilia. Bidding opens at 6 PM CT on ha.com.