Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    John Byrne and Terry Austin X-Men#137 Page 38 Original Art (Marvel, 1980). The rest of the X-Men have been defeated, and Cyclops and Jean Grey are the last two standing facing impossible odds as the Shi'ar Imperial Guard close in to finish the job. On the next few pages, Jean Grey would become Phoenix one more time before sacrificing herself to save the Universe. Tension builds to a peak for this last stand on the Moon's blue area on this page from the seminal X-Men issue that would go on to define the mutants for generations to come. Career defining pencils from John Byrne brought the drama of Chris Claremont's groundbreaking script to life and finished off with the stellar inks of Terry Austin. The impact this issue would have on the Marvel Universe and comics, in general, cannot be overstated. Ink and white paint highlights over graphite on Bristol board with an image area of 10" x 15". The page is lightly toned. There is production tape on the page number (38, due to ads, but story Page 28), white on black text paste-up in Panel 4, a whiteout text correction in Panel 5, an original art/text paste-up correction in Panel 5, whiteout marks beneath Panel 1, and the top left corner is trimmed. In Excellent condition. From the Chris Claremont Collection.

    More Information: EDIT: Typo corrected.


    More information about John Byrne, also known as Byrne, John, John Byrne.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2020
    19th-22nd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 28
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,738

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% 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 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 19 days left to consign to the 2021 March 27 - 28 The Art of the Disney Theme Park/Disney Storybook Art Collection Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    You guys are very, very good. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you to anybody else who may have something interesting to sell.
    S. P.,
    Carlisle, United Kingdom
    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