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  1. thehumantorch

    New Collection We Looked At

    Hey guys, thought I'd share some photos of a collection we looked at last night. Please note we haven't bought this yet and this isn't a sales thread. The primary focus is anything, and I mean anything, about or by Steranko. Collector is also into Gulacy and Dave Stevens. There's 144 boxes of books and a pile of prints and posters. There's certainly lots of comics but there's also tons and tons of fanzines, convention program books, Magazines, newspaper clippings, posters, etchings, Trades, art books, etc. it's a real challenge for us to assign a valuation on this collection as there's all kinds of stuff we've never seen and there are multiple copies of many items and some of it is signed.
  2. About 50+ auctions closing this week. Here is a list of the top stars: Batman #220 CGC 9.2 White Pages Neal Adams Cover https://www.ebay.com/itm/Batman-220-CGC-9-2-White-Pages-Neal-Adams-Cover-DC-Comics-1970-/382473751583?hash=item590d364c1f Batman #242 CGC 9.4 White Pages Kaluta Cover https://www.ebay.com/itm/Batman-242-CGC-9-4-White-Pages-Michael-Kaluta-Cover-DC-Comics-1972-/382473756472?hash=item590d365f38 Kamandi #12 CGC 9.8 White Pages Jack Kirby Art https://www.ebay.com/itm/Kamandi-12-CGC-9-8-White-Pages-1st-App-Spirit-Kirby-Cover-Art-1973-/113016821965?hash=item1a5053d8cd Shadow #1 CGC 9.8 OW-White Pages Kaluta Art https://www.ebay.com/itm/Shadow-1-CGC-9-8-OW-White-Pages-Kaluta-Cover-Art-DC-Comics-1973-/113016701452?hash=item1a5052020c Amazing Spider-Man #137 CGC 9.6 OW-W Green Goblin App https://www.ebay.com/itm/Amazing-Spider-Man-137-CGC-9-6-OW-White-Pages-Green-Goblin-Marvel-Comics-1974-/113019909895?hash=item1a5082f707 Check them out here (links to eBay store): www.miraclecomics.com
  3. Hello, Here are some nice books from my collection that I am offering for sale. Paypal or money orders only. Postage & insurance calculated by geographic location. Returns within 10 days of receipt. This listing includes pedigree Nova Scotia, Overstreet and Northland copies! Thanks, Bill
  4. First wins and immediately trumps all PM negotiations. Any variation of "takeit" counts. I accept Paypal, check, money order or cash. No Hall of Shamers or Probies. Payment expected in 72 hours unless we work it out ahead of time. US shipping is included. International shipping will need to be determined prior to sale. Three days' return shipping from receipt. Buyer is responsible for shipping cost back unless item was damaged in transit. Please do not edit takeits and please do not commit to buy unless you intend to follow through.
  5. Dear ladies and lads Time has come after so many years to let a couple of Dell'Otto pieces go. I have to cover some recent purchases, and 2 out of my 4 Dell'Otto pieces are meant to be sold. BATMAN: Lair of the Dark Knight: 4500 usd + shipping. the piece is framed and in excellent condition, never exposed to direct sunlight. It was meant to be published as a cover for a German edition but, based on Gabriele's statement, he does not remember if this came true. However it has been published in his artbooks. SUPERSKRULL 1- ANNHILATION: 6500 usd + shipping the piece has been published as cover during the ANNHiLATION SAGA. Excellent condition as well. As always picture is not making justice to the vibrant colors. you probably are aware that Superskrull will be the evil characther in the next Cap Marvel movie, thus you can only expect more interest on this piece in the future THOR 173 pag 4 half splash with Loki and Ulik 6900 usd + shipping Great half splash by Kirby in neat condition for both I am attaching pictures taken in order to give you the most real view of the goodness and dimensions. you can also find them in my CAF gallery. Payment will be operated via bank wire to an US bank account or to EU account depending where you are based. any questions please PM me. cheers
  6. Hi all, Was really excited about this new acquisition. Not it hand just yet but I couldn't wait to post it! Cover to the Jack Kirby Collector #41. Large art measuring 13 x 21- the largest image Kirby created of Black Panther. This piece hung at the Kirbys home for many years. Now it will hang in mine Thanks for looking! http://www.comicartfans.com/gallerypiece.asp?piece=1459599
  7. Here is an opportunity to own a Jack Kirby drawn cover from one of his creator owned characters ,Capt.Victory, without selling the kids. Everything on this one of a kind artwork is classic hand penciled by Jack ,not light boxed, with the exception of Captain Victory and some text which are stats. Kirby drawn features include his signature high tech machinery ,several monsters and series character “Egg Head” with dynamic inks by Mike Thibodeux. If you can find a Kirby cover ,any cover,it is going to be pricey but this historic cover is priced to sell at $2700.I hate to part with it but it’s time to let someone else enjoy it. U.S.buyers only .Price includes shipping. Message me if you have an interest.
  8. Hi guys and gals. Attempting to pare down my collecting focus to certain genres and title. Have an eclectic mix of Gold and Silver books to list. 30 or so. L.B. Cole, Baker, Whitman, Whitney, etc. PCH, Archie, Esoteric, Superhero, Romance, etc. There will be a few oddballs and surprises. Some awesome books and some pretty scarce stuff. Listings not in any particular order. Slabs and raw. Been buying and selling on Ebay since 1999 with nearly 4000 100% positive feedback. On the boards since 2014. 35 year collector. Shipping in the US is $12 for slabs. $7.00 for raw books. Can ship out of U.S. Inquire for rates. Paypal, Checks or MO's. Arrangement for payment within 3 days. Time payments possible. 20% non-refundable deposit and paid within 60 days I ship securely and fast. Ship within 1 business day once payment is received If you don't like my price make an offer. No harm in asking. First here or in a PM wins. In thread trumps PM's No naughty list people please. Returns for any reason within 7 days. No returns on slabbed books Thanks for checking out my thread. kudos thread: https://www.cgccomics.com/boards/topic/421860-misterrmystery-feedbackkudos/
  9. Hello all! This year has been a bummer as I have been selling a lot of art this year (not by choice) and was sad to see some pieces go. So being able to add this Jack Kirby - Bill Everett Thor piece is a great joy. Enjoy and happy holidays! http://www.comicartfans.com/gallerypiece.asp?piece=1442647 RickyB
  10. Hi everyone. I'm sending this out to CGC to get pressed and graded. I purchased this around 1981 at Mike's Comic Hut in Queens, NY What do you guys think the grade from CGC will be? Thanks!
  11. Dear Purveyors of Comic Art — new originals have just been added to my website ! ! ! Many vintage pieces of quality original artwork are available at all price points --something for every collector! Check them out here: http://www.comicartpage.com/NewGalleryRoom.asp As many of you know time payments are not a problem and quality trade is also welcome... And always interested in quality consignments of original comic art --please email me if you have anything to consign..! Also next Saturday, December 9th, I’ll be walking around with a very abridged folio at ACE Comic Con in Long Island at the Nassau Coliseum (most likely you can find me at the Tri-State booth) —let me know if there’s something you’d like me to bring . . . As always, I appreciate your patronage ! ! ! Best regards, Will Gabri-El http://www.ComicArtPage.com --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Actively seeking 1960's 1970's 1980's MARVEL & DC COVERS -- will pay or trade top dollar! Also still collecting, check out my CAF gallery: http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryDetail.asp?GCat=1985 Always interested in quality consignments of original comic art. Email me if you have anything to consign.
  12. Some pages coming up for sale. New art will keep being added throughout the week, so stay tuned.Paypal (add 3%- no friends & family to circumvent fees), personal checks, Cashier's check or MO are welcome. Unless otherwise specified, shipping is $25.00 CONUS, USPS signature required. Full insurance may cost more. Outside Continental USA, contact me via PM first and art will ship FedEx International. Art will ship sandwiched between 2 pieces of masonite. Buy it, make an offer via PM, or seals the deal and trumps ongoing PM's. Payment due within 7 days unless other arrangements have been made. Thanks for looking!
  13. Hello, Here are the last of my Atlas Monster comics. It was a fun 30 year ride collecting these guys. Please give them a good home! Books can be returned if not satisfied. Actual postage and insurance will be calculated based on your locations. I added a few more Atlas books and a high grade copy of Superboy #100! Best regards, Bill
  14. Hard to peg a budget/grade as it’s book dependent. Feel free to hit me up with whatever you have. Even If it’s a non-key as well. I have a fantastic four 48 Cgc 9.0 white page I could as trade bait if that’s of interest.
  15. Disney's Black Hole was a comic strip drawn by Jack Kirby that was based on the Disney movie of the same name and syndicated in the late seventies . I had the good fortune to come across the complete newspaper printing of the strip and have reproduced it on my website for everyone's enjoyment. I did post it a couple of years ago an now it is back for those that missed it. As far as I know it has never since been published in it's entirety is this country so if you have an interest please take a look . http://www.charlesdavidviera.com/thumbnail_list.php?mgd_id=210204
  16. Hi All, I just wanted to let you know that I am offering some nice affordable Kirby art via next week’s Comic Connect Event (monday 9/11) to help me fund a recent purchase. There is a nice Silver Star splash ,a Kamandi pg,a Forever People page with a cool monster and most of the team, a huge New Gods page ,a really nice last page of a pre-hero story. and an action filled Richard Dragon page also. So please if you are interested scroll down to check them out or click here and bid : http://www.comicconnect.com/bookSearch.php?pageNum=0&pageSize=&adv_search_pos=&order=&sort=asc&display=list&set=&front_image=&price=&mod_date=&style=&searchType=advanced&title=&issue=&comments=&stock_type=-1&publisher=&genre=&creator=5&pedigree=&grade_min=0&grade_max=0&listing_type=&runSearch=Search Remember there is no buyers premium with these guys !
  17. Some more artwork for your perusal. New art will keep being added throughout the week, so stay tuned. Paypal (add 3%), personal checks, Cashier's check or MO are welcome. Shipping is $25.00 CONUS. Outside Continental USA, contact me via PM first. Art will ship sandwiched between 2 pieces of masonite. Buy it, make an offer via PM, or seals the deal and trumps ongoing PM's. Payment due within 7 days unless other arrangements have been made. Thanks for looking!
  18. FAIRLY NEW HERE BUT LOVING THESE BOARDS SO FAR! RULES PM me with offers but if someone else swoops down with an before I can respond then it goes to them. is the official sale of the book, the handshake if you will. I try to do my best with grading and can’t guarantee what CGC would grade it as. PAYMENT PayPal preferred. Winners can PM me their email for invoices. Checks/Money Orders please allow 3-5 days for clearance. SHIPPING I can ship 1 - 5 comics via USPS Flat rate padded envelope for $6 if value is under $100. $10 Flat rate if over $100 value. I can ship 1-2 CGC Graded books for $17 with tracking and Insurance. Please NO Returns, I’ve dealt with people trying to return the same issue that is a lower grade from what I sent them, claiming that’s the book I sent. I will leave you kudos so please do the same for me! See my positive feedback on eBay at Nuffsaid14 username. Thanks! -Jeff I will post more later but lets get it started!!! Up for Grabs is Superman's Ex-Pal Jimmy Olsen with the 1st appearance of Darkseid!! CGC 6.5 $200 $180 + Shipping LAST GPA SALE $195 Case is brand new, no scratches, new label
  19. Well, it COULD have been a title! Here are some runs of 70s Marvel westerns, romance & even good ol' GODZILLA. If you see something you want (or want to haggle over) do it quick because I am moving them to eBay very soon. I have included scans of significant/representative issues but if you need to see more, just ask. Usual rules apply: trumps everything but PM offers are welcome. Shipping in the U.S, is included HOWEVER if the sale is under $50, I ask for $5 to cover costs and I will work out a fair deal for anything outside the country. PayPal preferred. Satisfaction guaranteed. See my Kudos below and on eBay I am top rated as mshadow1023 WESTERNS, First.... GUN HAWKS 1972 #1 to 7 Full Run - Complete, covers attached. Sharp corners & bright colors. Nearly white pages. Overall condition is VF or better. OPG Value for lot in VF = $82 ASKING $30 http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/Gunhawk1.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/Gunhawk1a.jpg RED WOLF 1973 #1 to 9 Full Run - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. A couple have date stamps on back. Overall condition VF EXCEPT #1 has a 1/3” tear at cover top edge & on 1st page (not near art). FINE. OPG Price for Lot = $110 ASKING $50 http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/RedWolf1.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/RedWolf1a.jpg TEX DAWSON, GUNSLINGER #1 to 3 1973 Full Run - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. #1 has tiny tear at back cover bottom & date mark on front. #2 & 3 are VF. Steranko cover on #1 OPG Price for lot = $35 ASKING $12 http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/Gunslinger1.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/Gunslinger1a.jpg WESTERN GUNFIGHTERS #1 to 33 1970 Full Run - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. #1 to 6 are 25 centers with near perfect spines. Overall condition is VF or better. OPG Price for lot = $400+ ASKING $150 http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/WestGun1.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/WestGun1a.jpg WESTERN KID #1 to 5 1971 Full Run - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. Overall condition VF or better. OPG Price for lot = $70 ASKING $28 http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/WestKid1.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/WestKid1a.jpg WESTERN TEAM-UP #1 1973 - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. VERY sight ding at upper left corner. VF OPG VF = $21. ASKING $9 http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/WestTeamUp1.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/WestTeamUp1a.jpg WYATT EARP #30 to 34 1972 Full Run - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. Over all condition VF. OPG Price for lot = $50 ASKING $20 http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/WyattE30.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/WyattE30a.jpg Now, LOVE.... MY LOVE 1969 http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/MyLove1.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/MyLove1a.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/MyLoveSpec1.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/MyLoveSpec1a.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/MyLove14.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/MyLove14a.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/MyLove20.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/MyLove20a.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/MyLove28.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/MyLove28a.jpg #1 - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. VF OPG VF = $54 ASKING $30 #2, 6, 8 & 9 - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. All VF OPG VF = $31 each ASKING $15 each #11, 12, 15 & 19 - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. All VF OPG VF = $27 each ASKING $12 each #14 Woodstock cover Kirby Art - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. VF OPG VF = $38 ASKING $20 #17 & 18 - Complete, covers attached. Slight spine wear.Pages W/OW FINE/VG OPG VG = $8 ea ASKING $4 each #20 Jim Starlin art - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. VF OPG VF = $28 ASKING $15 #21, 22, 24-31, 33-36, 38, 39 - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. All are VF OPG VF = $23 ea ASKING $13 each #23 Steranko Art - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. VF OPG VF = $27 ASKING $18 MY LOVE SPECIAL 1971 Spine Nice - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. VF OPG VG = $34 ASKING $20 OUR LOVE STORY 1969 http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/OurLove1.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/OurLove1a.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/OurLove2.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/OurLove2a.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/OurLove4.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/OurLove4a.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/OurLove5.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/OurLove5a.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/OurLove13.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/OurLove13a.jpg #1 - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. TINY 1/4” tear at bottom edge of back cover. VF OPG VF = $56 ASKING $30 #2 & 4 - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. Both VF. OPG VF = $33 each. ASKING $16 each #5 (Steranko Art) - Complete, covers attached Some spine wear. Creasing at lower right corner. Some back cover wear. Pages W/OW VG/G OPG GOOD = $10 ASKING $4 #6,7,8,10,11 & 12 -Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. Overall condition is VF or better. Kirby Art in #9 & 12. OPG VF = $33 each ASKING $16 each #13 25 center - Spine Perfect Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. VF OPG VF = $37 ASKING $20 #14, 15 - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. VF OPG VF = $33 for #14 $25 for #15 ASKING $14 each #16, 17 - Complete covers attached. #16 has slight spine roll & ink mark on cover, #17 has ceasing in lower right corner. Pages W/OW. VG OPG VG = $8 each ASKING $4 each #18 - 32, 35, 37 & 38 - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. VF OPG Average for VF = $24 each ASKING $12 each And OF COURSE... GODZILLA 1977 http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/Godz1.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/Godz1a.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/Godz2.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/Godz2a.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/Godz3.jpg http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/mikeradio/Godz3a.jpg #1 to 11, 13 to 24 Near Full Run - Complete, covers attached. Bright colors & sharp corners. Nearly white pages. All CVF OPG Price for lot = $250 ASKING $120
  20. As well as long time OA collector I've been an artist all of my life involved with Fine Arts except for a very short stint as a colorist for comics (Defiant) and as you would imagine my love for comic art has seeped into my painting from time to time. It has been difficult at times as, in the Fine Arts arena ,comic art is still on the bottom rung of the ladder and any hint of it is frequently looked down on .Having said that and hoping that my fellow board members would be appreciative I would like to show you my latest creation entitled "Heroes of the Western World" (first image,) and the comic illustration images I "borrowed" during it's creation. I referenced that great kirby Rawhide Kid fight scene and those Elvgren girls to fill out the composition . The painting is in acrylic and 36 x 48 inches . I would be very interested in any comments you might offer....Charles
  21. Hi All, Title and tags say it all Willing to step up for the right piece - Have some partial trade available too if that's your thing, depending on wants BTW always interested in Kirby Avengers interiors as well! Lets help each other out Will treat every response in strict confidence - Plenty of successful references if needed PM me gang!!!! or email me, whatever is easier - mess3499 'at' yahoo.com
  22. While not necessarily Superman titles, I do consider the Fourth World books Superman-adjacent, since they did kick off in Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen. So today, let's take a look at the series that laid down a lot of the mythology to come. New Gods #1 from March 1971. I think out of all the Fourth World titles, this cover is not only a classic, but probably one of my personal favorites as well. I love the oversized logo, the black and white background, and the oversaturated colors on Orion really pop. This was one of the last books that I needed to complete the run, and almost didn't get it. I was going to be out of town and unavailable during the auction at my LCS for this one, so I put in an absentee bid of $30 since the picture wasn't the greatest. Low and behold, the other on-line bidder stopped at just under $30, so it was waiting for me when I got back into town. Aside from the small mis-wrap, the books a stunner and I couldn't be happier. It was one situation where a low-res picture worked in my favor. The other (relatively new) big dog from this series is the 1st appearance of Steppenwolf, in New Gods #7 from March 1972. I picked this one up well before the movie hype, so it only cost me $10. I still can't believe how cheap the DC Kirby stuff was going for, not even 5 years ago. This cover is not one of the stronger of the run, as the coloring on this one just seems to mute all of the detail. At least Steppenwolf made the cover for his 1st appearance! Finally, we have what is my other favorite cover from this series... New Gods #11 from November 1972. It's a great action packed cover, and in my opinion, the only thing keeping it from legendary status is that the Black Racer is in the background. Imagine this cover with an imposing figure of Darkseid in his place, watching his two sons go at it. I realize that the Black Racer was there to amp up the stakes, but c'mon...the Black Racer? He's one of the few lost opportunities with the Fourth World, as far as I'm concerned.
  23. For my money, Mister Miracle was the most successful of the Fourth World titles in both idea and execution. The deceptively simple concept, coupled with Kirby's out there early 70's imagination, led to some great stories. It took me a while to find a nice copy of Mister Miracle #1 from April 1971. I finally picked up this nice looking mid grade copy from a fellow boardie for a nice price. Look at that cover! How could you not want to pick that up! Well, if that one didn't entice you, than surely this one did? Mister Miracle #6 from February 1972. Hands down, my favorite Kirby cover ever. Beautifully homaged by Jackson Guice for Action Comics #708 from March 1995. One last favorite cover of mine is Mister Miracle #13 from April 1973. I love the twist on the old "damsel in distress tied to the rail road tracks" trope. And that Kirby train...classic! This run also features the 1st appearance of Big Barda in Mister Miracle #4 from October 1971. Will Barda and Scott ever make it into the DCEU films? Call me sentimental, but I could definitely see a high action, super-hero romance film being successful. Have we had one of those yet? Deadpool, maybe? Time will tell, but with the Fourth World coming big time with the Justice League movie, we can only hope...
  24. With all the talk of runs vs keys, I've been thinking about what the most collectable SA Marvel run of say the first 20 or 30 issues would be. In some ways, it's a hybrid form of collecting as it's not solely focused on keys but also takes up less room than being a completist? For example, I love my early ASMs for the soap opera stories and Ditko art but they cost a lot in mid grade and there are lots of keys. On the other hand, JIM has great Kirby covers and prices are shockingly affordable. If you were starting out as a collector today, which main title from the early 60's would you put together? Where would you start and stop your run? What grade would you target?