Siegel and Shuster Society tops $50K
A total of $53,455 has been raised by the Siegel and Shuster Society’s fund raising efforts after just two weeks. The $50,000 goal for exterior repairs to Jerry Siegel’s’ boyhood home was exceeded after week two’s auction haul of $18,996. Two more weeks of auction will proceed while t-shirt sales will continue. Once the auction ends, work will begin on both the exterior and interior of the home.
Among this week’s auction items are:
Title: Original Joe Quesada Daredevil Artwork (Volume 2, Issue #5, Page 16)
Description: From the Kevin Smith and Joe Quesada run that revitalized Daredevil. This page of original artwork from Daredevil Volume 2, issue #5, page 16 depicts Karen Page watching on as Bullseye and Daredevil fight each other in a battle that changes Matt Murdock forever!
Title: Two VIP Tickets To The Colbert Report
Description: Two VIP tickets to a taping of The Colbert Report, starring the keeper of Captain America’s shield, Tek Jansen creator, and the author of the best-selling I Am America (And So Can You!) — Stephen Colbert! This is it, fellow American’s. The prize donated directly by The Colbert Report. See how history is made first hand!
Title: Original Superman Artwork from the artist of TV’s Heroes, Tim Sale
Description: Want to hang a piece of comic great (and Heroes Artist) Tim Sale’s art on your wall? Make your friends green with envy and place your bid to win this Original Superman Artwork by famed artist, Tim Sale. This is a highlight of the auction by one of Superman’s most well-known artists. Don’t let this chance pass you by! This is the one you’ll regret not buying later.
Title: Rare Geoff Darrow Original Artwork Featuring Krypto – 13 x 17 ½
Description: This beautifully inked illustration of Krypto the Superdog is exclusive to this auction and is one of a kind since Geoff Darrow has never illustrated a DC Comic. This might be your only chance to own a rare piece of his artwork depicting everyone’s favorite dog from Krypton.
Title: Ron Garney Cover, Justice League America #101 – 11×17
Description: Own the original Ron Garney artwork to Justice League America #101, depicting Superman as he flies through a supernova of flames while the rest of the League looks on from above. Ron Garney rarely draws DC characters, and this cover has all of core Justice League characters on one cover. Superman, Green Lantern, Flash, Wonder Woman, Martian Manhunter and Batman.
Rags Morales and Mike Bair
Title: Identity Crisis Original Artwork starring Superman (courtesy of Steve Morger – comic art dealer) – 11×17
Description: This is original artwork from the groundbreaking DC Comics limited series, Identity Crisis (Issue 4, page 14) – and is one of the few pages to showcase the Man of Steel. It is a beautiful illustration of Superman, Green Arrow, and Black Canary from penciller Rags Morales and inker Mike Bair. The winner of this auction will have the option to have writer Brad Meltzer personalize this artwork for them.
Title: Original Supergirl Artwork by Frank Cho – 10×17
Description: Exclusive to this auction, a jaw-dropping illustration of Supergirl by pinup artist Frank Cho. There’s not a man, or woman, alive that wouldn’t want to frame this gorgeous Supergirl artwork.
Title: Original Eric Powell Superman Artwork (Action Comics #857 p20) – 11½ x17
Description: From Eric Powell’s first, and only, work on Action Comics. This page (#857, p20) depicts an intimate moment between Superman and Pa Kent. It is unclear if Eric Powell will be back for another run, so this might be your only chance to own Superman artwork from the fan-favorite creator of The Goon.
Richard Donner – donation from Geoff Johns
Title: Superman: The Movie Script – Unshot Early Draft, Signed By Richard Donner (Extremely Rare)
Description: Courtesy of Geoff Johns. A copy of the original Superman: The Movie Script prior to Mario Puzo. See what could have been. This is the 1976 draft by David Newman, Leslie Newman and Robert Benton. Signed by Richard Donner. This item is extremely rare and you will not find it any other auction!
Title: Original Amanda Conner Artwork Featuring Superman, Supergirl and Power Girl – 12×17
Description: This original Amanda Conner artwork features the Superman family; Superman and cousins Supergirl and Power Girl. This beautiful 12" x 17" full-color piece is the original artwork to a limited edition print that Amanda Conner will be signing at Baltimore Comic-Con . Don’t settle for the print when you can own the original! Get your bid in ASAP!!
Title: Limited Edition Alex Ross Superman Art
Description: Alex Ross has painted many of the modern iconic images featuring the Man of Steel. Now, this is your opportunity to own a Limited Edition piece of Superman artwork by this award-winning painter. The piece is a huge 36 x 24 Giclee print on canvas; as big as a painting. When Alex Ross puts his brush on the canvas, the end result is always a classic. This is your chance to own a modern masterpiece.
Title: Original Cover Artwork – Final Crisis: Superman Beyond 3-D #2
Description: Final Crisis is proving to be one of the most significant events in the DC Universe and Superman is caught in the middle as his story is being told in the spin-off Final Crisis: Superman Beyond 3-D. This is your chance to own the original variant cover artwork for issue #2 from J.H. Williams III, depicting the Man of Steel flying. This series is sure to be talked about by fans in the years to come, now is the chance to own your piece of modern Superman history.
Title: Original Funky Winkerbean Sunday Strip Featuring Supergirl Artist Jim Mooney
Description: When Funky Winkerbean artist Tom Batiuk decided to do a Sunday strip to pay homage to the cover of Action Comics #252 (the introduction of Supergirl), he was able to secure a funky fill-in artist; Supergirl artist Jim Mooney! Now, is your chance to own this inked jam artwork. A fun piece for comic-strip and Supergirl fans alike.
Title: Original Matt Wagner Superman Color Illustration
Description: Matt Wagner captures the Man of Steel as he majestically descends from the clouds. This beautiful color illustration was done exclusively for this auction and will make a welcome addition to any collector’s wall.
Title: Batman: The Animated Series Script ("Batman/Superman: When Twerps Collide") Signed By Paul Dini
Description: It was the animated series that changed the face of Batman, with its impact still being felt today in such projects as The Dark Knight movie. This is your opportunity to own a signed script by writer/producer Paul Dini from this award-winning, ground-breaking series. As an added bonus, Paul Dini notes, "This Batman/Superman team-up segment was cut from a Batman direct to video that was ultimately never produced. It is a lost bit of DC animated history. Enjoy!"
David Letterman Tickets – 2 pairs of tickets
Title: David Letterman Tickets (4 tickets)
Description: The winner of this auction will receive 2 pair of tickets (4 total) to a live recording of the Late Show With David Letterman. Special thanks to Joe Quesada for helping to obtain this auction item.
Disclaimer: winners of this auction will coordinate logistics with the Siegel And Shuster-Society. All winners must be 18 years or older and flexible with their requested dates. Winners also will supply their own transportation and lodging.
Felipe Massafera – donated by Joe Prado
Title: Original Bizarro Painting By Felipe Massafera
Description: This hauntingly beautiful gouache and watercolor painting by Felipe Massafera captures the sheer terror of the modern Bizarro #1, the Man of Steel’s evil doppelganger. Fans of Alex Ross paintings will love this chilling interpretation by Massafera.
John Buscema – donated by Bob Wayne
Title: Original Artwork – Savage Sword of Conan #32 (Page 31)
Description: This beautiful John Buscema original artwork is from his acclaimed run on Savage Sword of Conan. Fans of classic sword and sorcery comic book artwork will want to have this stunning piece in their collection. Thank you to Bob Wayne for contributing this piece.
David Lloyd – donated by Bob Wayne
Title: Original David Lloyd Artwork – Wasteland #6 (Page 2)
Description: This original David Lloyd artwork is from a story written by John Ostrander and Del Close in the critically acclaimed series Wasteland. A beautiful and moody piece by British superstar artist David Lloyd. Thank you to Bob Wayne for contributing this piece.