Chicago Tribune. That was a record price for a Frazetta painting, which have been escalating rapidly in recent years. Just six years ago in 2012, a Frazetta painting sold for $262,900 (see "Frazetta PB Cover Tops $262K"). The top comic in the auction, a CGC 4.0 Action Comics #1, sold for $573,600.
Japan Times. That’s over $320,000 at today’s exchange rate, and a record for the artist, whose works rarely come to market.
These are both reflections of the rapidly escalating prices on original art by key geek culture figures around the world, including American and European comic artists.
For Frazetta and Tezuka Pieces
Posted by Milton Griepp on May 14, 2018 @ 3:51 am CT
Eight 'Decades' Volumes
August 15, 2018
Marvel Entertainment will publish eight trade paperback volumes celebrating the company’s 80th anniversary in 2019.