Hake’s Auction #216 Open For Bidding

Since their inception in 1967, Hake’s Americana & Collectibles has been the source for Pop Culture collectibles and Americana artifacts. Their newest auction is now online and open for bidding at Hakes.com.

The auction closes November 10-12.

As always, Hake’s strives to present the best in terms of selection when it comes to original comic art, an area that sees increasing interest with each new auction. Hake’s results in this field are proven, with the sale of Jack Kirby’s original cover art for Fantastic Four #95 for an impressive $95,155 and Curt Swan’s original cover art for Action Comics #309 (featuring the Superman Family of characters as well as JFK) for a staggering $112,015.

Some highlights this auction include –


The only known depiction of Superman by legendary illustrator Frank Frazetta

Superman by Frazetta

An original Otto Messmer Felix The Cat Sunday page from 1935

Felix The Cat by Messmer


Sam Kieth’s original art for Sandman #3 featuring John Constantine of Hellblazer
Sandman by Keith

Original pin-up art by Michael Kaluta featuring The Shadow and Batman

The Shadow and Batman by Kaluta

Original Raven (New Teen Titans) trading card art by Bill Sienkiewicz

Raven by Sienkiewicz

Jack Kirby’s original art for Journey Into Mystery #107 featuring Loki

J.I.M. art by Jack Kirby

John Romita Sr. original art featuring Captain America, Spider-Man and The Muppets

Jam piece by Romita Sr.

Russ Manning’s original art for a 1979 Star Wars Sunday page featuring Princess Leia

Manning Star Wars

An original Dawn pin-up by Joseph Michael Linsner

Dawn by Linsner


The Original Art & Related section is loaded with many other highlights including The Walking Dead. With a number of pieces of original art from the comic series including art by longtime The Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard with pages featuring main characters Rick Grimes, Dale, Andrea, Michonne and Abraham.

Other highlights include art by Superman legends Joe Shuster, Fred Ray, Curt Swan and Wayne Boring as well as original art by Sal Buscema (Tarzan, Spectacular Spider-Man), George Perez (Creatures On The Loose), Steve Rude (Spider-Man Lifeline, Captain America), Paul Gulacy (Adventure Into Fear featuring Morbius), Simon Bisley (Fear Itself: Fearsome Four featuring Man-Thing and She-Hulk), Bruce Timm, Walt Kelly (Pogo), Wally Wood, Gray Morrow, Jack Davis (MAD) and others.

The auction also features comic strip art, specialty art, Disney production art and animation cels and much more.

Out of the more than 200 collecting categories in every Hake’s auction, some other sections of note include – action figures (including high grade Thundercats figures and Kenner Star Wars figures on cards), comic books of all sorts and a large selection of superhero collectibles including Superman, Batman, Captain Marvel, Green Hornet, and Spider-Man.

Don’t miss out! Hake’s auction is now online and accepting bids at www.hakes.com. The auction closes November 10-12.