Top 10 Most Expensive Original Comic Art
Here is a list of the top 10 most expensive original comic art ever sold. The increasing popularity of original comic art has resulted in seven figure price tags for certain pieces of art. Three of these top 10 pieces were sold recently this year in 2018!
#1 - Death Dealer #6 Cover
This cover art by Frank Frazetta was sold for $1,792,500 on May 10, 2018.
#2- Fritz the Cat Cover
This cover by Robert Crumb sold for $717,000 on May 18, 2017.
#3 - The Amazing Spider-Man #328 Cover
This cover by Todd McFarlane sold for $657,250 on Jul 26, 2012. Many of Todd McFarlane's Spider-Man covers fetch a hefty price.
#4 - The Incredible Hulk #180 Page
This art page by Herb Trimpe and Jack Abel sold for $657,250 on May 16, 2014. It features the first appearance of Wolverine.
#5 - The Dark Knight Returns #2 Cover
This original art cover by Frank Miller sold for $478,000 on Aug 2, 2013.
#6 - The Amazing Spider-Man #100 Cover
This Spider-Man cover art by John Romita Sr. and Frank Giacoia sold for $478,000 on Feb 23, 2018.
#7 - The Dark Knight #3 Batman and Robin Splash Page
This original art splash page was created by Frank Miller and Klaus Janson and sold for $448,125 on May 5, 2011.
#8 - Green Lantern #76 Cover
This original art cover created by Neal Adams sold for $442,150 on Nov 20, 2015.
#9 - Tintin, The Red Sea Sharks Page
This is a more recent high price sale for a Tintin page by Hergé (Georges Rémi). It sold for $425,000 on Jun 2, 2018.
#10 - Spider-Man #1 Cover
Another Todd McFarlane cover makes it to the top 10. This Spider-Man cover sold for $358,500 on Jul 26, 2012.