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ComicConnect Puts a Wrap on 2022

“2022 was, by far, our biggest year ever and last week’s $5.2 million dollar Event #52 was the gravy on the grits,” Vincent Zurzolo, said. “Up against a market that has been tough for a few categories, we achieved several record prices in grade. Thank you to every participant on either side of the hammer.”

Event Auction #52 offered blue-chip Golden Age keys, hundreds of original art lots, high-grade Silver and Bronze Age keys, runs of rare Timelys, certified video tapes and games, pulps, and a TMNT collection filled with rarities from one of the creator’s uncles, Quentin Eastman.

      

Click here to view all the results from Event Auction #52!

Leading the auction, the powerhouse trio Superman #1 4.5 at $517,500, Marvel Comics #1 2.5 at $293,250, and Sensation Comics #1 8.5 at $165,000. A complete eight-page Richard Corben Creepy story garnered $147,838, and the John Buscema Galactus splash page from Silver Surfer: Judgment Day hit $45,105, and page 17 from Amazing Spider-Man #158 went for $32,583.

      

Quentin Eastman amassed his Turtles collection by first funding the start-up and eventually working for and with Kevin Eastman. Some of the top sales include a pair of Gobbledygook proof copies #1 and #2 signed, and a TMNT #1 duo, an Eastman Signature Series with Sketch hit $32,200 and a 9.0 at $23,115. 

      

More comic highlights: Detective Comics #35 6.5 $79,988, All Star Comics #8 4.5 $57,563, Showcase #22 7.5 $50,728, Iron Man #1 9.8 $32,221 and Tales of Suspense #39 8.0 $46,000.

      

More art highlights: Thor #284 Cockrum cover $28,761, an Infantino Star Wars #28 page $18,500, a Spectacular Spider-Man #92 page by Milgrom $21,274, and the Jim Aparo Detective Comics #496 cover $17,825.

    

In certified video tapes, 1980s movies again led with Halloween IGS 9.0 $6,670, Breakfast Club IGS 9.0 $5,750 and First Blood IGS 9.5 $5,600.

“If you’re looking to add to your investment collectibles portfolio, or if you need the perfect gift for the holidays, we’ve got you covered,” Zurzolo concluded. “Please call us at 888-779-7377 for assistance with buying or selling collectibles.”

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