ComicLink Still Accepting August Featured Auction Consignments

Posted on 7/17/2012

“ComicLink is continuing to accept consignments and issue generous cash advances for quality material for the upcoming August Featured Auction,” reports ComicLink President Josh Nathanson.

“To reserve auction placement and maximize your preview exposure in upcoming ComicLink events, give us a call at (617) 517-0062, option 1, and speak with Douglas Gillock, Jason Crosby, Sean Goodrich, Josh Nathanson or other members of the ComicLink team. You can also email with your prospective auction list. Below is just a small sampling of some of the material already included in the still growing preview, but with new material coming in daily, interested bidders and sellers should check back often.”

“The August Featured Auction is always one of our most exciting of the year, and the quality of the material already scheduled for this offering is extremely strong. The August Featured Auction is one of our top-tier auctions, with every single lot selected for quality and collector appeal,” says Nathanson. “Every serious vintage comic book and comic art bidder in the hobby will be watching this auction closely, which means it will give our sellers exceptional exposure for their very best items.”

Just a few of the comic book highlights in the August Auction include Action Comics #1 CGC 8.0 (MP) (first Superman), Action Comics #96 CGC 9.6 Hawkeye pedigree (single highest), Amazing Spider-Man #5 CGC 9.6 (second highest), Amazing Spider-Man #8 CGC 9.6 Curator pedigree, Amazing Spider-Man #50 CGC 9.8 (highest, first Kingpin), Avengers #4 CGC 9.6 (first Silver Age Captain America), Batman #32 CGC 9.8 (single highest and the only Golden Age 9.8 Batman), Captain America Comics #32 CGC 9.4 (WWII cover, highest and 1 of 2), Crime SuspenStories #22 CGC 8.5 (Classic cover, rare in grade), Detective Comics #27 CGC 2.5 (first Batman), Detective Comics #108 CGC 9.6 (highest), Fantastic Four #3 CGC 9.4, Four Color #596 CGC 9.4 River City pedigree (first Turok, single highest), Frontline Combat #1 CGC 9.8 Gaines File Copy (single highest), Incredible Hulk #1 CGC 8.0 (first Hulk), Justice League of America #1 CGC 9.0, Marvel Mystery Comics #8 CGC 9.0 (highest), Marvel Mystery Comics #9 CGC 2.5 (classic Human Torch versus Sub-Mariner cover and battle), Marvel Mystery Comics #59 CGC 9.0, More Fun Comics #52 CGC 7.5 (first Spectre, cleaned and reinforced only), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 CGC 9.9 (single highest), Silver Surfer #1 CGC 9.8 (highest), USA Comics #13 CGC 9.0 (single highest), Weird Fantasy #22 CGC 9.8 Gaines (highest and 1 of 2, Frazetta / Williamson cover), Weird Science-Fantasy #29 Gaines CGC 9.4 (Frazetta cover) and Young Allies #1 CGC 9.2.

“The selection of art already scheduled is also extremely impressive and includes Al Feldstein’s historic Weird Science #12 (#1) cover from the very issue that kicked off this amazing sci-fi run; a Jack Kirby Incredible Hulk #3 page, which is among the earliest Hulk art to come up for sale; a rare Kirby dragon splash from the Grogg story in Strange Tales #83; a wonderful Kirby Fantastic Four #16 page featuring a Thing transformation; a stunning Kirby Fantastic Four #19 featuring the whole team; the concluding page from Kirby’s Silver Surfer story in Fantastic Four #55; a Steve Ditko Amazing Spider-Man #29 page with one of the largest middle panels of Spidey in the entire Ditko run from #s 1 through 38; an Amazing Spider-Man #30 page featuring Spidey vs. the Cat; one of the very best battle pages from John Buscema’s Fantastic Four #112 Hulk vs. Thing story; every page from Mike Sekowsky’s Justice League of America #18 story, including the title splash; and Dave Cockrum’s Ms. Marvel #18 cover with the Avengers. Other original art highlights already posted include Joe Orlando’s Black Freighter splash page art from Watchmen #5, Gil Kane’s Conan #71 cover art, John Buscema’s Astonishing Tales #12 cover art, a rare Perez New Teen Titans #1 page, an important Frank Miller Ronin #1 page, Jack Kirby’s Captain America Annual #4 splash featuring Magneto battling Cap, two Jack Kirby Avengers #3 pages that had been tucked away in a collection for decades — including the final page from the story, a Kirby Journey Into Mystery #106 Thor versus Hyde battle page, a beautiful Frank Frazetta Johnny Comet daily, the finale half-splash from John Byrne’s X-Men #141, Whilce Portacio’s X-Factor #65 cover, and an Adam Hughes Wonder Woman statue design pin-up backed with a cover preliminary for Wonder Woman #188.”

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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