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LYNBROOK, N.Y. – an authentic shade art page by French singer, cartoonist and publisher Moebius sold for $56, 500 and initial address art from famous comic guide artist Joe Kubert fetched a lot of money partly 1 of his massive comic collection at an major auction held Feb. 27 by Philip Weiss Auctions.
In addition a set of sneakers signed by jordan and worn by him throughout the 1991 NBA tournament playoff series offered for $12, 000 through LiveAuctioneers.com, which facilitated Internet live putting in a bid.
Over 600 lots came up for quote in an auction that grossed slightly below $500, 000.
“There was also very vibrant phone bidding, especially for the Joe Kubert items, ” Philip Weiss stated.
Moebius (1938-2012; real name: Jean Henri Gaston Giraud) was a French musician just who worked in Franco-Belgian bandes dessinees tradition. He used the pseudonym Moebius for Blueberry series, which he made up of publisher Jean-Michel Charlier. It showcased among the first antiheroes in Western comics. The Moebius work sold had been a primary shade art web page, drawn for Metal Hurlant in 1977 for The Ballade.
Joe Kubert (1926-2012) had been a famous US comic book singer, best known for his focus on many DC Comics figures.
An option choice of lots comprised role 1 of Kubert’s gigantic collection. The remaining will likely to be spread-out over some future auctions, also to be held by Philip Weiss Auctions. The most effective lots from their collection into the Feb. 27 sale included finalized original cover art for Hawkman #103 (below), which changed arms for $15, 800, and Hawk Son of Tomahawk #140, which finished at $5, 450.
The hundreds of comic publications in the auction included rare instances through the heralded ny collection. An illustration ended up being a pedigree content of all of the Select #10 (below) that soared to $8, 850.