Frank Miller "Hunt the Dark Knight" Splash Page sets record
Heritage Auction yields $448,125
Frank Miller Batman Drawing Sets World's Record at Heritage Auction. The 1986 “Dark Knight Returns” Issue # (series was originally titled 'Hunt the Dark Knight,' judging by inscriptions on the original art pages) 3, Page 10 Splash Art auctioned at $448,125.00 USD to become the single most valuable piece of American comic art to ever sell; eclipses the previous record of $380K for the Frank Frazetta cover to Weird Fantasy #29.
The Heritage Auction page about the Frank Miller Batman artwork is here.
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
Frank Miller Wonder Woman, Dark Knight Strikes Again
"Cheeseburger" Sequence from All Star Batman and Robin #4, with Frank Miller script and Jim Lee art.
Frank Miller "Hunt the Dark Knight" sets auction record
Frank Miller Xerxes page, Dark Horse Presents #1, April 2011
And you call yourself a Superman! - Frank Miller story, Jim Lee art, Batman and Robin All Star #5
Cover art for Dark Knight Returns #2, Frank Miller 1986
Original Page May 17, 2011