Another page of the same cartoon sold for $ 288,000. Together, two pages of Spider-Man’s history sold for $ 3,648,000, Heritage Auctions said.
“Today’s results prove what we’ve been saying for a long time. Comic book art is as loved and valuable as it is on canvas,” said Heritage Auctions in New York. Joe Mannarino, head of the Comic and Comic Art Division, said in a statement.
The auction house didn’t reveal the winning bidder, but whoever it was, he knew the history of Spider-Man clearly. This page is from Marvel’s crossover series “Secret Wars”, where a beloved hero confronts a classic villain on a planet called Battleworld. In the eighth installment of the limited series published in 1984, Spider-Man encounters the alien symbiote-familiar? -Dressed in a traditional red and blue suit that was damaged in battle.
“The glob just-spreaded and became a costume-and in the process melted the tatters of my old one!” Spidey shouts on page 25.
Spider-Man cartoon history page sold for just $ 3 million
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