Gene Colan Retiring; Eisner-Winning Last Cover Up For Auction
After a 65 year career in comics, the legendary Gene Colan is retiring. The cover pencils from Gene’s final issue of Captain America #601, which won the Eisner Award this year for best single comic, is now up for auction, to help fund his retirement. The cover depects the classic Cap, Steve Rogers cradling a fallen man whilst war carries on behind his heroic shoulders. And for the lucky winner on ebay, this piece will be quite the collectible.
Gene Colan’s year has been tumultuous at best. We implore you to check out the Gene Colan Benefit Auction blog to learn more about him, and the cause.
Gene is a living legend, and his art is well placed in any collectors’ hands. Head over to the ebay auction now, and bid on a piece of history. The bidding is now just above $500, but it won’t stay there.