Iconic Marvel comic sells for major coin
The first comic book ever produced by Marvel sold for $1.26 million at a public auction in Dallas on Thursday.
The original artwork for the “Flash Gordon” comic strip is headed for a new realm — the auction block.
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The auction house Profiles in History said Wednesday that it will sell the drawing on March 31. The pencil-and-ink drawing by artist Alex Raymond was first published in January 1934, and the series quickly grew in influence, spawning movies and inspiring later science fiction stories like “Star Wars.”
MARVEL COMICS 1 TORCHES RECORD WITH $1.26M SALE AT AUCTION
Profiles in History says it is the first time the artwork is up for sale.