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The Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards is an annual celebration of the creativity, skill, and fun of comics. The awards return for their second year on Saturday, September 29, 2018 as part of the fan- and pro-favorite convention, The Baltimore Comic-Con. Unlike other professional industry awards, the Ringo Awards include fan participation in the nomination process along with an esteemed jury of comics professionals. Click Here for more information!
On the auction front, the original art for The Amazing Spider-Man #100 sold for $478,000, at Heritage Auctions on Friday, setting a world record for the most expensive Marvel Comics Silver or Bronze Age cover ever sold at public auction. It also is the most expensive piece of Spider-Man art drawn by legendary artist John Romita, Sr. The previous public auction record for a piece of Spider-Man art drawn by Romita, Sr., was set by Heritage Auctions in 2013 when his cover for The Amazing Spider-Man #121 (Marvel, 1973)sold for $286,800.
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HA.com - Larry Elmore, Batman & National Lampoon Original Art In This Sunday’s Auction
A Few Sample Lots:
Larry Elmore TSR Worlds Annual #1 Cover Painting Original Art (DC, 1990)
Neal Adams and Dick Giordano Batman: Stacked Cards [Book and Record Set] #PR27 Story Page 19 Joker Original Art (Power Records, 1975)
Drew Friedman National Lampoon #1/1986 "Bela Lugosi's Scariest Role" Complete 1-Page Story Original Art (National Lampoon, Inc., 1986)
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