Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Johnny Craig - Iron Man #14 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1969). EC alumnus Johnny Craig applied his highly polished line to Marvel's armored Avenger for the thrilling cover to Iron Man #14. Craig's gleaming art fit the Golden Gladiator like a iron glove; it was a real shame that Marvel only assigned him four Iron Man covers to pencil. Iron Man rescued the gorgeous Janice Cord from a near-fall only to find himself faced with the towering menace of the Night Phantom. Spooky! When it came to his art, Johnny Craig was a perfectionist and in a conversation with comics historian Mark Evanier he revealed why, "I had no formal art training, no art training in any real sense. I learned to draw by trial-and-error, and I continued to work the same way. I was never satisfied by the first version I did, or the second, and often not the third. I'd draw things over and over, roughing them out, correcting them until I got them close to the way I wanted. I usually wasn't satisfied with what I ended up handing in, either, but I had to hand something in." The cover has an image area of 10" x 15" and retains its original logo stats. Aside from a few minor stains in the logo, and at the bottom of the page, the art is in Very Good condition. Although this yarn was written by Archie Goodwin, Marvel writer and editor Roy Thomas has signed the art in the upper left margin. With only four examples in existance, a Johnny Craig Iron Man enthusiast would be wise to bid on this Siver Age beauty!

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    18th-20th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 480

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Jerry Weist's Comic Art Price Guide 2011
    Want to know more about this artist? Dates, history, background, and value ranges are covered in the comprehensive new guide. Order Now!
    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 14 days left to consign to the 2018 November 15 - 17 Comics - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has done, and continues to do, a great job selling our collection.
    Bruce Scott,
    Alaska
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 April 24 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 April 24 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,407,487
    2018 August 2 - 4 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 August 2 - 4 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $6,646,295