Cover of Spider-Man #121‘The Night Gwen Stacy Died’ Sold

It is not uncommon for comic book-related items to be sold for astronomical prices at auctions. For instance, Tintin Shooting Star artwork fetched $288,300, Todd McFarlane’s Amazing Spider-Man #328 Cover Art was sold for a mind boggling $657,250 and the Tintin comic book cover was bought for $1.6 million. Recently, during Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature auction, the Spider-Man #121 Original Cover Art ‘The Night Gwen Stacy Died’ fetched an impressive $287,000.

Cover of Spider-Man #121‘The Night Gwen Stacy Died’ Sold (2)

The cover was made in pencil and ink by John Romita Senior. That issue of the comic book is one that fiction enthusiasts will never forget; even the cover itself is very famous. The amazing price for which the masterpiece was sold won it a place among the top 5 highest prices ever paid publicly for an original cover of its kind.

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