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The current ComicLink Focused Auction has been closing for a couple of weeks now but there are still thousands of lots to go. Auction closings continue on Friday, April 2, 2021, starting at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT. Auction lots close each weeknight through Tuesday, April 13. Still to close are over 4,400 certified comic books, over 600 pieces of original comic and fantasy art and, in conjunction with CertifiedLink.com, 400 other certified and authenticated collectibles including sports and non-sports trading cards, video games, and Star Wars action figures. The vast majority of lots in the auction started at just $1 with most offered without any seller reserve.

April 2 is the third of five nights featuring late Bronze and Modern certified comics from 1976 to the present. Comics will close in alpha-numeric order starting with the letter “I”. Late Bronze and Modern concludes on Monday and Tuesday, April 5-6. This is followed by assorted comics and other memorabilia closing on Wednesday through Friday, April 7-9, which concludes the comic portion of the auction. The following Monday, April 12, is the closing date for original art followed by the CertifiedLink Auction closing on Tuesday, April 13. (The CertifiedLink Auction is covered in a separate Scoop article.

Late Bronze and Modern certified comic highlights are Star Wars #1 (1977) CGC 9.8 and 9.6, #42 9.6, #43 9.8, and #68 9.6, Ultimate Fallout #4 9.8 and 9.6, Primer #2 9.8, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 8.0 second print, Transformers #1 9.8, Marvel Spotlight #32 9.8, Incredible Hulk #271 9.8 and #340 9.8 Signature Series McFarlane, Invincible #1 9.4, Iron Fist #14 9.4, Marvel Collectible Classics #1 9.8 and #2 9.8, Marvel Super Heroes: Secret Wars #8 9.8 newsstand, Miles Morales: Spider-Man Halloween Comic Fest #1 9.8, New Mutants #98 9.8 and 9.8 Signature Series Liefeld, NYX #3 9.8, Savage She-Hulk #1 9.8, Spider-Man #1 CGC 9.8 UPC Gold, Star Wars: Heir to the Empire #1 9.8, Supergirl and the Legion of Super-Heroes #23 (Hughes variant) 9.8, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #1 9.8, Vengeance #1 Walmart exclusive CGC 9.8, Venom: Lethal Protector #1 CGC 9.6 black cover error edition, Walking Dead #1 9.4, Walking Dead: Here’s Negan Preview #nn 9.8 sketch edition, Wolverine Limited Series #1 9.8 newsstand, X-Men #101 9.2 and CGC 9.0, #117 9.8, #129 9.8 newsstand, and #141 9.8, and X-23 #1 9.8 Dell’Otto variant

The assorted comics and other memorabilia includes over 2,400 individual comic books and group lots, including a mix of books published from the early Silver Age to the present. There are many key issues, some in high grade, as well many in more affordable mid-to-lower grade. Highlights include Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 1.0, Fantastic Four #1 CGC 3.0, #48 CGC 3.5, #49 CGC 7.0, and #52 CGC 5.5, Transformers #1 CGC 9.8, Amazing Spider-Man #1 CGC 1.5, #2 CGC 2.0, #4 CGC 3.5, #6 CGC 4.0, #9 CGC 4.0, #13 CGC 3.5, #14 CGC 2.5, #50 CGC 4.5, #129 CGC 6.5, #210 CGC 9.8, #300 CGC 9.8 and CGC 9.6, and #361 CGC 9.8 and CGC 9.8 newsstand, Journey Into Mystery #83 CBCS 1.5 and #85 CGC 5.5 (B-1), and Giant-Size X-Men #1 CGC 4.5 and CGC 3.0.

Other featured books in this group are X-Men #1 CGC 0.5 Slight (C-1), #4 CGC 3.5, #12 CGC 6.5, and #129 CGC 9.6 CVA, Incredible Hulk #1 CGC 1.0 Moderate (A), #180 CGC 6.0, #181 CGC 3.0 and CGC 8.0Q (MVS missing), Marvel Spotlight #5 5.0 (PGX) and #32 CGC 9.8, Wolverine Limited Series #1 CGC 9.8 newsstand and CGC 9.8, NYX #3 CGC 9.8, Daredevil #1 CGC 1.8, Werewolf By Night #32 CGC 4.0, Avengers #57 CGC 8.0, Thundercats #1 CGC 9.8, Ultimate Fallout #4 CGC 9.6, Something is Killing the Children #1 CGC 9.8 and CGC 9.8 unlocked retailer edition, Iron Fist #14 CGC 9.2, Supergirl and the Legion of Super-Heroes #23 CGC 9.8 Adam Hughes variant, Captain Marvel V2012 #14 CGC 9.8, New Mutants #98 CGC 9.6, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #1 CGC 9.8, and Star Wars #1 CGC 9.4.

The auction has over 600 original art lots from comics, strips, fantasy and gaming that include J. Scott Campbell Spider-Gwen #1 variant cover; John Byrne Avengers West Coast #51 page with Scarlet Witch, White Vision, and Agatha Harkness; multiple Infinity Gauntlet pages like George Pérez Infinity Gauntlet #3 page with Vision and She-Hulk, Ron Lim Infinity Gauntlet #4 page with Scarlet Witch and Cyclops vs. Thanos and #4 page with Iron Man and Cyclops vs. Thanos, and #5 page with Silver Surfer and Adam Warlock; Phil Hale Bad Hair painting; and Tradd Moore Deadpool Annual #1 cover with Deadpool and Madcap.

Other art lots are the George Pérez DC Comics Presents #61 page with Superman fighting O.M.A.C.; Rick Leonardi Uncanny X-Men #252 page with Jubilee; Felipe Massafera Wolverine, Psylocke, and Gambit painting and Storm painting; Sam Kieth Batman: Secrets – Gallery Edition illustration and Zero Girl #2 splash; Rob Liefeld Deadpool illustration; Neal Adams Batman #251 splash recreation; Reilly Brown Red Sonja #24 variant cover; Tom Raney New Titans #114 cover with the team break-up; Bart Sears X-O Man-O-War #53 cover; Christopher Moeller Justice League: A League of One graphic novel cover with Wonder Woman leading the team; and M.D. Bright Green Lantern #32 cover and #35 double-page splash.