Artist Jon Bogdanove has sold off pieces of original art from the “Death of Superman” era from his personal collection via Heritage Auctions.
In a post on Facebook, Bogdanove wrote, “If you’ve ever thought of owning a piece of the “Death of Superman” – the best, most historic pages of original art from my own collection are on auction now. This is a once in a lifetime moment.”
Fans and collectors responded accordingly.
There were 12 items on offer, including original art from the cover of the “Death of Superman” Trade Paperback collection which sold for a whopping $204,000. While original art by Jon Bogdanove and Dennis Janke from issues #18-20 of “Superman: The Man of Steel” sold for between $4,800 and $84,000. The original art from the cover of the “Zero Hour” edition of “Superman: The Man of Steel #37” and the “Zero Hour” pin-up illustration of Batman surrounded by many different eras of Superman sold for #$20,400 and $16,800 respectively.