Friday, December 24, 2010

Spider-Man Art Work Sells For A Record Breaking $88,500!


Believe it people, someone paid a staggering $88, 500 on a splash page by the great John Romita Sr in the iconic The Amazing Spider- man #50

The art piece was sold at an all-cash public auction on December 17. The issue is probably one of the most pivotal moment in all the Marvel Universe when Peter Parker walks away from being Spider- Man. The issue was released in 1967 and is considered one of Romita's best work while his reign on The Amazing Spider-Man comics after Steve Ditko.


<----As seen in #50

Original splash page -->


















Its the most anyone has ever paid for an original art piece at a public auction, private sales tend to go unnoticed but at least it's something the buyer can brag about for the moment. Lucky son of a bitch. 

2 comments:

Suciô Sanchez said...

Suciô is open to bids for his early Hello Suciô artwork.

Adam Timmins said...

Lol Nice one :P

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