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Amazing Spider-Man #121 cover ‘The Night Gwen Stacy Died’ Sold For $287,000

“The Night Gwen Stacy Died” is a story arc of the Marvel Comics comic book series The Amazing Spider-Man 121-122 (June–July 1973), that became a watershed event in the life of the superhero Spider-Man, one of popular culture’s most enduring and recognizable fictional characters.

Superheroes has always reaching large figures of auctions, like the Tintin comic book cover fetches $1.6 million, the Amazing Spider-Man #328 Cover Art by Todd McFarlane sells for a record $657,250, and the Tintin Shooting Star artwork sold for $288,300. With the sale of Spider-Man #121 Original Cover Art ‘The Night Gwen Stacy Died‘ for $287,000 as part of the Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature auction held in New York on February 21-23rd, trend continued.

John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man #121 "The Night Gwen Stacy Died" Cover Original Art
Amazing Spider-Man #121 cover ‘The Night Gwen Stacy Died’ Sold For $287,000

This is a story that fans still talk about and still one of the most familiar and recognizable Spider-Man covers. It is one of John Romita Sr.’s true masterpieces, a piece of art that has only grown in popularity as Spidey’s popularity has soared in the last decade. At $287,000, this cover now sits in the top 5 highest prices ever paid publicly for an original pencil-and-ink cover. The art by John Romita Sr. represents but one of about 100 covers Romita created for Amazing Spidey, but it is, without question, his most famous.

 

Amazing Spider-Man #121 cover 'The Night Gwen Stacy Died' Sold For $287,000
John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man #121 “The Night Gwen Stacy Died” Cover Original Art
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Written by Michoni

Milan Jovicic's passion is cars, men fashion and gadgets. As an editor and blogger for Extravaganzi he writes articles about fast and luxury vehicles, yachts and fashion, especially interested in expensive watches. When not working, he enjoys watching F1 and motorcycle racing.

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