Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Sam Kieth Marvel Comics Presents #85 Cover Wolverine Original Art (Marvel, 1991). Sam Kieth's very first Wolverine cover is an iconic image of Logan. More savage, more primal, and definitely more massive than he had been seen before. This was the perfect follow-up to Barry Windsor-Smith's acclaimed "Weapon X" run in Marvel Comics Presents. Kieth is also well remembered by fans for his surreal series The Maxx, which would be published by Image Comics just two years after this piece. The cover was created in ink over blue pencil on Bristol board with an image area of 11.5" x 15". All corner box art, logo, and header info is paste-up (some of which is coming loose). There is some glue residue on Wolverine's left thigh. There was also residue in the lower right above Kieth's signature from a missing paste-up. This has mostly been covered up with whiteout. There is also whiteout art correction in a few places. The reverse side of the board has some very light blue pencil sketches of a skull-faced character. In Very Good condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2018
    10th-12th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 31
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 7,500

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $19) 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 on May 11, 2018 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    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 1 day left to consign to the 2021 December 10 - 12 The Art of Anime and Everything Cool II Animation Art Signature® Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    It was Heritage's promised professionalism that attracted us. We have not been disappointed… we are comforted that Heritage is running our show.
    Cynthia Crippen,
    NY
    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