The Spring ComicLink Featured Auction begins Friday, May 19, 2023, featuring valuable comic books and original art. The auction will be live starting at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT.

There are many Silver Age keys like Fantastic Four #1 CGC 4.5, #5 CGC 5.0, #48 CGC 9.8 and CGC 9.6, #52 CGC 9.4, and #67 CGC 9.8, Showcase #4 CGC 5.0 and #22 CGC 8.5, Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 4.0 Signature Series Stan Lee, Marvel Super Heroes #13 CGC 9.8 (highest, one of three), X-Men #1 CGC 7.5 and #4 CGC 9.4, Strange Tales #135 CGC 9.8 Pacific Coast Pedigree (highest, one of three), Amazing Spider-Man #1 CBCS 6.5 and CGC 6.0, #14 CGC 9.4, and #50 CGC 9.6, Tales of Suspense #39 CGC 7.0 and #57 CGC 9.4, Incredible Hulk #1 CBCS 9.8R, Journey Into Mystery #83 CGC 6.0, Tales to Astonish #13 CGC 7.5, Batman #189 CGC 9.6, Detective Comics #359 CGC 9.4, Silver Surfer #13 CGC 9.8 (highest, one of three), and Sub-Mariner #1 CGC 9.8, plus nearly 50 other CGC 9.8 graded books from the Silver/Bronze Sub-Mariner run including many pedigree examples. The auction also contains the #1 CGC Registry Set for the Silver/Bronze Captain Marvel title with #1-37 all in CGC 9.8 including many pedigree examples.

Bronze Age highlights are Incredible Hulk #181 CGC 9.8 (signed by Stan Lee on the CGC holder), X-Men #94 CGC 9.8, Tomb of Dracula #10 CGC 9.8, House of Secrets #92 CGC 9.6, Strange Tales #169 CGC 9.8, Savage Tales #1 CGC 9.8, Eternals #1 CGC 9.8 price variant (highest, one of four), Marvel Spotlight #2 CGC 9.6, Batman #232 CGC 9.8, Conan the Barbarian #1 CGC 9.8, Werewolf By Night #32 CGC 9.6, and Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #19 CGC 9.9 (single highest graded).

Desirable Golden Age offerings are Captain America Comics #2 CGC 8.0, #13 CGC 8.5 (top five), #19 CGC 8.5, #23 CGC 9.4 (highest, one of two), and #46 CGC 2.5, Detective Comics #31 CGC 6.0R, #140 (first Riddler) CGC 6.0, and #168 (Joker origin) CGC 6.5, Marvel Mystery Comics #9 CGC 7.5R, Action Comics #12 CGC 5.0 and #36 (robot cover) CGC 8.4 (top five), All-American Comics #17 (second Green Lantern) CGC 8.5 (top two), Captain Midnight #1 CGC 8.5 Pennsylvania pedigree (top two), Pep Comics #22 (first Archie) CGC 2.5C, Pre-Code Horror masterpiece Black Cat Mystery Comics #50 CGC 8.5, Famous Funnies #214 (Frazetta Buck Rogers) CGC 8.5, Four Color #178 (Uncle Scrooge #1) CGC 9.2, and Shock SuspenStories #1 CGC 9.8 Gaines File and #6 (Wood cover) CGC 9.0.

The Modern Age top tier includes Bone #1 CBCS 9.8 signed by Jeff Smith, Amazing Spider-Man #300 CGC 9.8 Signature Series Todd McFarlane rare 9.8 newsstand edition, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 CGC 9.0, The Crow #1 CGC 9.8, Ultimate Fallout #4 CGC 9.6 variant, and Venom: Lethal Protector #1 CGC 9.9.

The Featured Auction original art session is packed with highlights like Jim Starlin’s painted wraparound covers to 1990’s Thanos Quest #1 and #2; Mike Dringenberg The Sandman #8 key page from Death of the Endless’ first appearance; Jack Kirby Avengers #3 page with the first meeting and battle between Hulk and Sub-Mariner, Incredible Hulk #3 page from the earliest Hulk story known to exist as original art, and Journey Into Mystery #101 page 2 with Thor, Iron Man, Giant Man and Wasp; Dale Keown Incredible Hulk #369 cover with a huge Hulk image; two Harley Quinn pages from her first comic appearance in Batman Adventures #12 including the one with her first full appearance in the story; multiple J. Scott Campbell covers including Star Wars #1 (2015) connecting variant cover signed by almost the entire main cast; Travis Charest Batman #489 cover with the second appearance of Bane; Michael Turner Spider-Man/Red Sonja #2 variant cover; Mike Zeck Punisher prime era, large art specialty piece and variant cover illustrated in 1986; Joe Madureira Astonishing X-Men #2 page with Sabretooth and Blink from the “Age of Apocalypse” saga; and many others rendered by popular comic artists.

ComicLink is now accepting seller consignments for the next Focused Auction launching June 9, and the Featured Auction beginning in August (a preview will post soon). Upfront cash advances are available upon receipt of seller material. Sellers interested in consigning can contact ComicLink at buysell@comiclink.com or (617) 517-0062 (option 1) to speak with one of their consignment consultants. ComicLink is seeking comic books, original art, and other certified and authenticated collectibles to auction in conjunction with CertifiedLink.com, including sports and non-sports trading cards, coins, video games, action figures, VHS tapes, sports memorabilia, and more.