ComicLink’s Winter 2012 Auction Preview Heating Up

Posted on 1/3/2012

Fresh on the heels of a November Featured Auction that saw many record-setting prices, ComicLink has recently launched a preview of its upcoming Winter Featured Auction, which will spotlight premium Golden, Silver and Bronze Age comics — as well as high-quality original comic art.

A January Focused Auction Preview is also posted, and it's growing rapidly.

Some Comic Book Highlights include:

Action Comics #100 CGC 9.4 (single highest), Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 7.0 (1st Spdier-Man), Amazing Spider-Man #2 CGC 9.6 (1 of just 3 in 9.6!), Amazing Spider-Man #3 CGC 8.5 Double Cover, Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1 CGC 9.8 (1 of just 3 in 9.8!), Adventure Comics #61 CGC 7.5 (1st Starman, 2nd Highest), Avengers #1 CGC 9.0 (1st Avengers appearance!), Batman #180 CGC 9.8 (highest and 1 of 3), Brave and the Bold #34 CGC 9.2 (1st SA Hawkman, 2nd highest), Captain America #100 CGC 9.9 (highest and 1 of 2), Conan #1 CGC 9.8 (Highest), Daredevil #17 CGC 9.8 (2nd Romita Spider-Man, highest and 1 of 3), Fantastic Four #25 CGC 9.4 (Classic Hulk/Thing battle), Fantastic Four #58 CGC 9.8 Double Cover (Highest), Four Color #9 CGC 7.5 (1st Barks Donald Duck), Four Color #238 CGC 9.4 (Barks, highest and 1 of 3), a complete Gaines File Copy run of Frontline Combat including #1 CGC 9.6 (Highest), Green Lantern (SA) #1 CGC 8.0, Incredible Hulk #1 CGC 8.0 (1st appearance of the Green Goliath!), Incredible Hulk #181 CGC 9.8 Double Cover (1st Wolverine and the only double cover Hulk #181!), Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1 CGC 9.9 (single highest), Journey Into Mystery #112 CGC 9.6 (Thor vs Hulk, 2nd highest), Justice League of America #1 CGC 9.0, Mad #1 CGC 9.4, Marvel Super-Heroes #1 CGC 9.8 (highest and 1 of 3), Master Comics #21 CGC 5.5 (1st Captain Marvel Jr.), More Fun #55 CGC 3.0 (1st Doctor Fate), Showcase #22 CGC 9.0 (1st SA Green Lantern, highest and 1 of 3), Strange Tales #80 CGC 9.2 (single highest), Tales to Astonish #14 CGC 9.4 White Mountain (highest and 1 of just 2), Tales to Astonish #23 CGC 9.0 (single highest), Terry-Toons Comics #38 CGC 8.5 (1st Mighty Mouse), a complete Weird Fantasy Gaines File Copy run including #1, #13 CGC 9.4 and #21 CGC 9.8 (Single highest). Much more is posted to the preview than just these examples, and more is on the way in every day!

Some Original Artwork Highlights include:

A stunning Jack Kirby Avengers #3 page featuring a battle between the Hulk, Thor and Sub-Mariner (which is the first battle ever between Hulk and Thor), Neal Adams’ Brave and the Bold #76 cover featuring Batman (this is only the third Batman cover both penciled and inked by Adams!), a beautiful Barry Windsor-Smith Conan #13 half-splash featuring the climactic destruction of Yezud, a John Romita Daredevil #14 page (Romita’s 1st issue as lead artist on the run), a Jack Kirby Fantastic Four #43 page featuring the FF and the Frightful Four, an Infantino/Anderson Flash #119 page featuring a Flash transformation and the Mirror Master, a wonderful Wally Wood Confessions Illustrated splash page, Curt Swan/Murphy Anderson’s Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #123 cover, a Gil Kane Captain America vs. The Red Skull battle page from Tales of Suspense #89, a rare Steve Ditko Giant-Man vs Egghead page from Tales to Astonish #61, a Frank Frazetta White Indian page and more.

“The Winter event will be our first Featured Auction of 2012,” says ComicLink President Josh Nathanson. “Considering the amount of quality material already turned up, I have a feeling this auction will be an exciting one. For those interested in selling in the new year, placing material now assures maximum preview time for your high-end items.”

To reserve auction placement in the January Focused Auction, the Winter Featured Auction and other upcoming ComicLink events, simply email your prospective auction list or call 617-517-0062 option 1 to speak with Douglas Gillock, Jason Crosby, Sean Goodrich, Josh Nathanson or other members of the ComicLink Team.

This is a guest article. The thoughts and opinions in this piece are those of their author and are not necessarily the thoughts of the Certified Collectibles Group.

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