Romita Sr's Amazing Spider-Man art to top Heritage at $60,000


2015-06-26 13:16:49


Romita Sr's Amazing Spider-Man art to top Heritage at $60,000

The John Romita Sr cover art for Amazing Spider-Man #85 features Kingpin and The Schemer

John Romita Sr's artwork for The Amazing Spider-Man #85 is set to see some of the highest bids at Heritage Auctions' May 16-18 Comics Signature Auction.

John Romita Sr Amazing Spider-Man artThe whole Romita family is involved in comics, with John Romita Jr a popular Marvel artist and Romita Sr's wife, Virginia, serving as Marvel's traffic manager

Starting at $60,000, the piece sees Spider-Man stuck between evil mastermind The Schemer and crime boss Kingpin.

John Romita Sr is one of Marvel's finest artists, best known for his work on Amazing Spider-Man.

Also selling is Frank Miller's original art for the Dark Knight Returns series, which is valued at $75,000+.

Heritage Auctions currently holds the world record for the most valuable piece of American comic art ever sold at auction, after Todd McFarlane's work for Spider-Man #328 sold for $657,250 in 2012.

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