Included in this auction are major highlights such as: Jack Kirby’s full, 16 page “twice-up” lead story from Thor #134 including the title splash and one of the best Kirby Galactus splash of the Silver Age; Todd McFarlane’s Amazing Spider-Man #299 cover (1 of only 3 black costume ASM covers by the artist); a Steve Ditko Amazing Spider-Man #37 page featuring an iconic image of Spidey in action, and a Jack Kirby X-Men #9 page with the full X-Men and Avengers teams in action.
Some other cover art highlights include: Gil Kane’s Avengers #144 cover art featuring the first-ever appearance of Hellcat, a John Romita Bronze Age Spider-man vs Hulk battle cover, Todd McFarlane’s Amazing Heroes #107 cover featuring Spider-Man, Wolverine, Captain America, and the Human Torch, Alex Schomburg’s WWII-themed All New Comics #5 cover, a stunning Jim Lee/Gabriele Dell’otto Red Sonja/Claw cover painting, John Byrne’s Amazing Spider-Man #189 cover art which is 1 of only 2 Byrne ASM covers from the Bronze Age, a Gil Kane and John Romita Conan battle cover, six stunning Alex Ross painted covers, four of the best covers from Howard Chaykin’s controversial Black Kiss series, Golden Age cover recreations by Alex Schomburg and LB Cole, and much more.
Some splash art highlights include an explosive Silver Surfer vs Doom half-splash from Fantastic Four #156, X-Men art by Jim Lee including an incredible Wolverine Half-Splash and an All Star Batman splash with a huge Batman image, a significant Michael Turner Witchblade splash, Silver and Bronze Age Gene Colan Daredevil art including the #25 title splash and the Daredevil Annual #1 title splash, Bill Everett’s Sub-Mariner #51 title splash, 1941 title splash from Captain Marvel Adventures #5, a 1946 Matt Baker title splash from Crown Comics #5, George Papp’s Superboy #117 title splash, John Buscema’s Wolverine #10 title splash, a Paul Smith X-Men/Alpha Flight double page splash and more.
Just a few other stand-out highlights include Neal Adams’ lead page from Detective Comics #408 featuring Batman and a “Death of Robin” scene, a Jim Steranko Supergirls calendar plate, a 1975 John Byrne Conan pin-up from Savage Sword, Dave Sim’s complete Cerebus #6 22 page interior featuring the first Jaka, a Frank Miller Daredevil #183 page featuring DD taking on the Punisher, a Jack Kirby Journey into Mystery #109 Thor vs Magneto page, Silver Age Hawkman and Flash art (a page from Hawkman’s second appearance by Joe Kubert), a John Buscema Thor #193 page featuring the Silver Surfer, a Frank Cho King Kong painting, a Mike Zeck Web of Spider-Man page from the famous “Kraven’s Last Hunt” story arc, and many more.
This is just a small sampling of the art in the February Featured Auction. With over 200 lots up for grabs, the majority of which are being offered with no reserve, it is going to be exciting for bidders!
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