An original Batman sketch sold for $448,125 this week, making it the “most valuable piece of American comic art ever to sell.” The sketch was drawn for Frank Miller and Klaus Janson’s “The Dark Knight Returns #3,” which debuted in 1986.
Heritage Auctions conducted the sale. They had expected the price to be about $100,000.
We wrote about comic collecting in the September 1987 issue of BL. Click here to check it out.