The ComicLink Focused Auction continues to close from Friday, January 20 through Friday, February 10, 2023. The lots closing on January 20 include a selection of certified comic books from the Silver and early Bronze Ages with many key and high grade examples, as well as some post-1975 keys. Lots begin closing at 8 PM ET/5 PT with titles ending in alphanumeric order starting with Strange Tales and going to X-Men.

Highlights from those listings are:

  • Major Silver Age Marvel keys in low to mid grades including Tales of Suspense #39, Tales to Astonish #27, X-Men #1, and Strange Tales #110
  • High grade examples of major late Silver to Modern Age keys like Tomb of Dracula #1 CGC 9.8
  • Post-1975 CGC 9.8 examples of such significant keys as Uncanny X-Men #266 and Ultimate Fallout #4

Golden Age books closing on Monday, January 23 include:

  • Classic covers like Superman #24 (flag cover), Famous Funnies #211 (Frazetta Buck Rogers), Archie Comics #50 (Betty on the couch), Spook #24 (L.B. Cole), Phantom Lady #14, and Batman #10
  • Timely examples in mid to lower grades such as Captain America Comics #4, Human Torch #4, #5, and #18, Mystic Comics #6 (first Destroyer, Stan Lee’s first creation), Marvel Mystery Comics #59, Sub-Mariner #17, and Young Allies #16
  • First issues like All-Flash Comics #1, Captain Marvel Jr. #1, and Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #1
  • First appearances like Black Canary in Flash Comics #86, Doctor Fate in More Fun Comics #55, Blackhawk in Military Comics #1, first Red Hood and origin of the Joker in Detective Comics #168, and first Ghost Rider in Tim Holt #11
  • Milestone events like New York World’s Fair V. 1940 (first Superman and Batman together cover) and Daredevil Battles Hitler

Post-1975 books close over 11 weekdays starting on Tuesday, January 24, including:

  • CGC 9.8 first appearances of Black Cat in Amazing Spider-Man #194, Hobgoblin in #238, Spider-Man’s black suit in #252, and the first full Venom in #300, Bullseye in Daredevil #131, Psylocke in Captain Britain #8, Snake Eyes in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #1, Spider-Gwen in Edge of Spider-Verse #2, Miles Morales in Ultimate Fallout #4, Deadpool in New Mutants #98, Darth Vader in Star Wars #1, and Harley Quinn in Batman Adventures #12 CGC 9.6
  • Large Bronze Age selection of X-Men issues in CGC 9.8 including #97-100, #101 Signature Series Stan Lee and Chris Claremont, #105, #106, #108-114, #117-119, #121-127, #129, and #130 newsstand
  • Classic covers like Incredible Hulk #340 CGC 9.8 Signature Series Stan Lee and Venom: Lethal Protector #1 black error CGC 9.8

Assorted certified comic books from the Silver Age to the present close over four weekdays starting on Friday, February 4. Highlights are:

  • Keys like Fantastic Four #1, Amazing Fantasy #15 cover only, and Daredevil #1
  • Bronze keys Giant-Size X-Men #1 CGC 8.5, Incredible Hulk #180 CGC 9.2 and #181 CGC 7.5, and Amazing Spider-Man #129 CGC 8.0
  • CGC 9.8 examples of significant late Bronze/Modern keys like Amazing Spider-Man #300, Star Wars #1 CGC 9.8, Captain Britain #1, Ultimate Fallout #4, Edge of Spider-Verse #2, and NYX #3

Nearly 800 examples of comic and fantasy-related original art close on Thursday, February 9, such as:

  • 20 Jack Kirby originals from the Ruby-Spears Archives
  • Vintage work by John Buscema, John Byrne, Sal Buscema, Frank Brunner, Gene Colan, Dave Gibbons, Gil Kane, Keith Giffen, Curt Swan, Herb Trimpe, and Bill Ward
  • Examples by Modern Age masters like David Finch, Olivier Coipel, Ed McGuinness, Marc Silvestri, Liam Sharp, Matt Wagner, and Skottie Young

The current CertifiedLink auction featuring other types of certified collectibles that ends on Friday, February 10. That auction includes over 400 video games and consoles, sports cards, Pokémon cards, action figures and vehicles, VHS/Beta, and movie posters.

Those interested in consigning to an upcoming ComicLink auction can email a prospective auction list 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.