ARCHIVE PAGE 176 - Aug 2013

Previous posts that appeared on the front page of comic book brain.com


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Dark Knight Returns #2 cover auctions for $478,000

Frank Miller Dark Knight Returns

The auction date at Heritage also included many other pieces of art which sold well: a copy of Action Comics #1 sold for $388,375; a Frazetta cover from Vampirella #5 sold for $286,800.00;

See the Frank Miller artwork enlarged.


Record Setting Comics Book Sales

2014 - Action Comics #1 ebay auctions for $3.2 million

2013 - Dark Knight Returns cover #2 art $478,000

2013 - Batman No 1 - Auctions for $565,525

2012 - "Billy Wright" Detective Comics #27 sells for $523,000

2011 - Dark Knight Returns #3 splash page sells for $448,125

2010 - Detective Comics #27 goes for $1,075,500 USD

2010 - Weird Science-Fantasy #29 cover art sells for $380,000 USD

2009 - Detective Comics number #1 auctions for $17,000 USD


Batman #1 auctions for $565,525 at Heritage

Batman Cover issue 1 by Bob Kane auctions for $565,525

Bob Kane pencils and Jerry Robinson Inks. See the cover art enlarged.

Heritage had this copy listed as rated 9.2 CGC, very rare condition for a 1940 comic book. For perspective: A good copy of Batman #2 (rated 8.5 by CGC) sold for $23,900.00 at the same auction. (Link to Heritage to see issue #2 lot)

Back Cover Batman number 1 from 1940

Back cover (enlarged) artwork from issue #1 of Batman, Spring 1940.


"Cornered" auctions at $286,800

Frazetta painting from Vampirella #5 auctioned for $286,800.00.

Frank Frazetta cover art Vampirella number 5

More Frazetta


Wonder Woman #611 Cover by Joshua Middleton

Wonder Woman issue 611 cover art by Middleton

See Wonder Woman 611 cover enlarged.

More Joshua Middleton


Wonder Woman #110

Wonder WOman

Classic Wonder Woman art (circa November 1959) by Ross Andru with inks by Mike Esposito.

Wonder Woman 110 November 1959

Tiny Wonder WomanNovember 1959 issue of Wonder Woman #110. The title "Bridge of Crocodiles" seems to mimic a similar scene from the much older Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest novel featuring the "jungle girl" character of Rima, from writer William Henry Hudson published in 1904. In that book, Rima can cross water over the backs of alligators (something Tarzan was also able to do from time to time.)

More Wonder Woman

See Ross Andru and Mike Esposito Wonder Woman



Jim Lee cover to Justice League #11

Batman Jim lee

Wonder Woman by Jim Lee

Hank Henchaw Cyborg by Jim Lee

Flash by Jim Lee for Jusice League 11

Justice League Cover by Jim Lee Issue 11

See the cover art enlarged. Justice League 11 art by Jim Lee


Savage Wolverine cover by Madureira

Savage Wolverine panel art by Madureira

Cover art by Madureira for Savage Wolverine 6


Bruce Timm - Black Canary

Bruce Timm Black Canary

Saw this image floating around Tumblr. More Bruce Timm here.

Related: Black Canary by Alex Toth.


Justice League by Bruce Timm

Justice League by Bruce Timm - with Wonder Woman and Batman


Anne Hathaway Catwoman

New review of The Dark Knight Rises


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Original Page August 10, 2013

Box Set Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary

Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Box Set



Other Pages:

John Buscema - 2011 - 2002

Trinity #1 - 2016 - Francis Manapul brings together Diana Prince, Bruce Wayne and the American Alien Superman family for a little dinner get together + wild boar


Perennial Wonder Woman Lynda Carter

Dark Knight Rises Anne Hathaway

Ace comic book pro Andrew Robinson

Pam Grier

Calvin and Hobbes


Lynda Carter - Wonder Woman

Lynda Carter - Wonder Woman