ComicLink is holding one of their largest Focused Auctions, which has been closing for the past couple of weeks. There are still thousands of certified comic books and over 700 examples of original comic and fantasy art closing over the next two weeks. Every lot in the auction started at just $1 with the vast majority offered without any seller reserve. Comic book highlights still to close range from Giant-Size X-Men #1 CGC 9.8 to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 CGC 9.6 to Star Wars: The Clone Wars #1 Special Edition CGC 9.8, and beyond. Original art highlights include works from hundreds of artists like John Byrne, Jim Lee, and Scott Campbell.

Certified comics continue to close on Friday, October 8, 2021, and Monday through Friday, October 11-15.

Late Bronze and Modern books closing on October 8, and Monday and Tuesday October 11-12 include Ultimate Fallout #4 CGC 9.6 variant cover and CGC 9.8 standard cover, Star Wars #1 CGC 9.8 and #42 CGC 9.8 newsstand, X-Men #100 CGC 9.8, #101 CGC 9.8, #104 CGC 9.8, #121 CGC 9.8, #129 CGC 9.8, #133 CGC 9.8, and #141 CGC 9.8, New Mutants #98 CGC 9.8 newsstand, CGC 9.8, and CGC 9.6, New Teen Titans #2 CGC 9.8 newsstand, Nova #1 CGC 9.8 NYX #3 CGC 9.8 CVA, Savage She-Hulk #1 CGC 9.8 newsstand, Spawn #1 (1997) CGC 9.8 black and white edition, Spider-Man #1 CGC 9.8 Signature Series Stan Lee and McFarlane UPC gold edition, Maximum Carnage #1 CGC 9.8 (rare in high grade, distributed only to buyers of the Maximum Carnage video game produced by Aklaim), Venom: Lethal Protector #1 CGC 9.8 Signature Series Stan Lee, McFarlane, Bagley with sketch and others gold edition, X-23 #1 (2010) CGC 9.8 Dell’Otto variant, and Young Avengers #1 CGC 9.8.

There is also a large selection of Stan Lee Signature Series examples from the Modern Era including some that have sketches by Todd McFarlane, Frank Miller, and Jim Lee.

More Silver and Bronze certified books will close on October 13-15, including Giant-Size X-Men #1 CGC 9.2 and CGC 9.0, Incredible Hulk #1 CBCS 5.0R and #181 CGC 8.0 and CGC 7.0, Journey Into Mystery #83 CBCS 4.0R, Daredevil #1 CGC 3.5, Marvel Spotlight #5 CGC 9.0 and #32 CGC 9.8, Amazing Spider-Man #129 CGC 9.6, Silver Surfer #4 CGC 9.0, Tomb of Dracula #10 CGC 9.0, Werewolf By Night #32 CGC 9.0, X-Men #94 CGC 9.2, #101 CGC 9.8, and #129 CGC 9.8, and Eternals #1 CGC 9.8. More Modern Age keys will also be closing during these days including Amazing Spider-Man #300 CGC 9.8, Batman Adventures #12 CGC 9.8, New Mutants #98 CGC 9.8 newsstand and CGC 9.8, Ultimate Fallout #4 CGC 9.8, and Young Avengers #1 CGC 9.8.

The latest CertifiedLink Auction is also open, featuring hundreds of VGA and WATA-certified video games, as well as action figures, trading cards, and coins. They are covered in another Scoop article.

Original art closing on Monday, October 18 includes:

  • Michael Turner Black Panther #25 Civil War Aspen Comics exclusive cover with the heroes vs. evil Thor clone, who appears in a large, dramatic image; signed by Stan Lee and Turner
  • J. Scott Campbell multiple covers signed by Stan Lee including Mighty Avengers #2 variant cover with a female Captain America, She-Hulk, Black Widow, Wasp and Tigra; Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey #1; Guardians of the Galaxy #4 variant cover with a portrait of Gamora; and a Christmas pin-up of Santa’s helper
  • Humberto Ramos multiple covers signed by Stan Lee including Superior Spider-Man #13 cover with Spider-Man vs. the Lizard; Amazing Spider-Man #3 (2014) cover with the Black Cat; Avengers vs. X-Men #10 variant cover with Spider-Woman vs. Gambit; and Nova Annual #1 (2015) cover with Nova and the Doc Green Hulk
  • Philip Tan Venom #12 (2019) variant cover with strong image of Venom crawling up a skyscraper
  • Tim Sale Captain America White #5 cover with Cap and Bucky – signed by Stan Lee
  • Joe Madureira Deadpool #2 (1993) page with Copycat and Sluggo; Inhuman #1 double-page splash with Medusa: Uncanny X-Men #326 splash with the Beast; and Vanguard #3 half splash with Vanguard vs. the Savage Dragon
  • Sam Kieth Batman: Secrets - Gallery Edition Book 3 of 10 Batman illustration with Lobo
  • Bob Brown Detective Comics #411 page with Batman and Talia al Ghul from the latter’s first appearance, with Dick Giordano inks
  • Keith Giffen Defenders #52 finale with Sub-Mariner, Hulk, Hellcat and Nighthawk
  • Pia Guerra Y the Last Man pages (three sold separately)
  • Frank Quitely Authority #19 with the Midnighter
  • Daniel Warren Johnson Darth Vader illustration
  • Nick Bradshaw Guardians Team-Up #1 variant cover with the Avengers and the Guardians; Spider-Verse #2 cover with Spider-Gwen and Norman Osborn (both covers are original ink over reproduced blueline pencils)
  • Jim Cheung Marvel-Verse Thanos cover
  • John Byrne Wolverine and Rogue in the Savage Land detailed illustration
  • Greg Land Symbiote Spider-Man: Alien Reality #1 cover with black-suited Spidey vs. Hobgoblin
  • Phil Jimenez Captain America Corps #1 cover with Bucky as Cap
  • Ed McGuinness Captain Marvel #5 (2008) cover signed by Stan Lee and featuring a large image of Mar-Vell

ComicLink will set up at the New York City Comic Con at the Javits Center on Thursday through Sunday, October 7-10. They’ll be at booth #3236, which is the same location as prior shows but with a new number. ComicLink will be accepting consignments right at the booth including comic and original art, video games (valued at over $1,000), trading cards, action figures, and coins. Upfront cash advances are available for qualified consignments.

Potential consignors can also email prospective auction lists to buysell@comiclink.com or call (617) 517-0062 (option 1). Upfront cash advances are being offered upon receipt. 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.