Blowout Cards Forums
Email Signup

Go Back   Blowout Cards Forums > BLOWOUTS HOBBY TALK > NON-SPORTS

NON-SPORTS Post Your Non-Sports Cards Hobby talk

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-02-2013, 04:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
Member
 
Spider-Fan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 2,130
Default Marvel Bronze Age Biggest Draws - Ripped from another forum

This post is copied directly from another forum without the original poster's permission.

Now that all of December, January, and February have past maybe that's enough time for a stab at Top 10 list mainly based on sale and buy prices. Obviously no list is perfect so some deserving artists didn't get mentioned in this small sample. Please feel free to contribute in acknowledging other notable cards that had incredible past sales.

Here's the listing from the from the first post prior to the edit to the scarce artists observations.

1) Perna -
Once again Tony Perna tapped into what makes some deep-pocketed collectors tick by creating cardboard magic with some well thought out subsets. A couple of cards received Best Offers of $500 on the 'bay in December.

$374.95 BIN, Ghost Rider, Dec 6 '12
$374.95 BIN, Mystique, Dec 6 '12
$305, Beast - Arinn'nn Haelar 1/9, Feb 1 '13
$252.55, Hellstrom, Jan 6 '13
$249.95 BIN, Iron Fist, Dec 7, '12
$224.99 BIN, Terrax, Feb 10 '13
$167.90, Moon Knight, Jan 9 '13
$154.23, Dr. Strange, Jan 13 ' 13

2) & 3) Glebe case incentives -
The Glebe case incentives received a great deal of early hobby love with over 10 cards receiving Best Offers over $300 in the month of December of 2012.

2) Matt Glebe
$480 BIN, Phoenix, Jan 2 '13
$449.95 BIN, Phoenix, Dec 5 '12
$394.94 BIN, Spider-Man, Jan 1 '13
$205.55, Iron Man, Jan 5 '13
$194.33, Punisher, Jan 20 '13
$189.41, Hulk vs Abombination, Dec 22 '12

3) Mick Glebe
$328 BIN, Ghost Rider, Dec 4 '12
$248.38, Ghost Rider, Jan 27 '13
$240. 62, Iron Fist, Jan 27 '13
$240. 62, Wolverine, Jan 27 '13
$182.55, Punisher, Dec 15 '12

4) O'Connell -
New to Marvel sketch cards, Veronica has a sultry style that some collectors were familiar with from other sketch card genres. In early January 2013, there were Best Offers for a Dark Phoenix and a Psylocke in the $315 - $350 range, a Spider-Woman in the $250 range, and a Dazzler and a Mantis in the $180 range.

$283.99, Dark Phoenix, Jan 9 '13
$256.72 BIN, Magik, Feb 3 '13
$227.50, Marvel Girl, Dec 11 '12
$199.95 BIN, Mystique, Dec 12 '12
$198 BIN, Invisible Woman, Jan 3 '13
$191.20 BIN, Mantis, Jan 1 '13
$188.50, Ms Marvel, Jan 17 '13
$152.50, Polaris, Jan 8 '13

5) Hetrick -
Meghan's attention to detail has collectors anxiously looking for her cards. Her team-up jams with fellow artists are popular also. Some Best Offers were a Hulk & Wolverine and a Polaris in the $300 - $330 range in early December. While a Colossus and a Rachel had Best Offers in the $195 - $225 range in mid-December. Her work is so coveted that even a Banshee received a Best Offer in the $160 range in mid-December.

$305, She-Hulk, Dec 17 '12
$260.55, Nightcrawler, Jan 6 '13
$248 BIN, Warpath & Banshee, Dec 27 '12
$224.99 BIN, Logan, Dec 5 '12
$208.01, Nova, Dec 11 '12
$196.15, Thor, Jan 27 '13

6) Acar -
With collectors willing to spend triple digits on the majority of her cards, she still processes that "Melike Magic" even while producing more offerings for this release. A Hulk and a Spider-Man both received $250 range Best Offers in December and January.

$355.94 BIN, Black Cat, Jan 12 '13
$349.75 BIN, Captain America, Jan 4 '13
$228.49, Black Cat, Jan 10 '13
$199.75 BIN, Misty Knight, Dec 4 '12
$190.03, Black Cat, Jan 10 '13
$177.50, Wolverine, Feb 3 '13
$169.50, Thor, Jan 5 '13
$169.50, Captain America, Jan 28 '13
$149.16, Ghost Rider, Jan 12 '13
$135, Misty Knight, Jan 22' 13

7) Hall -
Charles still has a strong following for his cards that are fully painted. His newer style that incorporates part sketch and/or partial painting has different level of popularities. Best Offer range of $300 - $325 for a Spider-Man and a Dark Phoenix in January.
In December, there were Best Offer ranges between $200 - $230 for a cover recreation of Hulk and Origin of the Defenders, a Ghost Rider, and a Spider-Man and between $175 - $185 for a Wolverine & Hulk and an Iron Man.

$250 BIN, Spider-Man & Mary Jane cover recreation, Dec 4 '12
$224.95 BIN, Punisher, Dec 4 '12
$106.24 BIN, Punisher, Feb 22 '13
$103.50, Captain America, Jan 13 '13

8) Larcada -
Scarce artist category (50 and under) had a couple Best Offers ranging between $185-$205 in early December on a Scarlet Witch and a Storm with a Mohawk.

$294.95 BIN, Phoenix, Dec 6 '12
$177.57, Dark Phoenix, Jan 8 '13
$174.75 BIN, Storm Thunder Goddess, Dec 5 '12
$98.77, Black Cat, Dec 11 '12
$87.99, Hellcat, Dec 21 '12

9) Cook -
Katie's cartoonish style continues to resonates with collectors. In December, Best Offer ranges were $210 for a Spider-Man, $165 for a Ms. Marvel, and $150 for a Galactus and a She-Hulk and for a Spider-Woman in January

$258 BIN, Tigra, Dec 12 '12
$219.99 BIN, Shanna, Dec 12 '12
$188, Shanna, Dec 16 '12
$168.71 BIN, Iron Man, Jan 9 '13
$148.17, Princess Python, Jan 12 '13
$144.49, Misty Knight, Dec 11 '12
$132.38, Spider-Man, Jan 13 '13
$119.49, Namor, Dec 11 '12
$84.88, Ms Marvel, Jan 6 '13

10) Martineck (color pack inserted) -
Warren has different style cards in Bronze Age - case incentives are bronze colored, bronze puzzles are in "Hot Boxes" and colored cards are inserted into packs. The color pack inserted cards seem to be the most popular. Early December saw Best Offer ranges between $225 -$260 for a Spider-Man and a Green Goblin. $165 range Best Offer for a Spider-Man and a $120 range Best Offer for a Daredevil & Elektra in late December.

$153.50, Wolverine, Dec 21 '12
$112.50, Man-Thing, Dec 29 '12
$107.50, Spider-Man vs Morbius, Dec 11 '12
$97.80, Moon Knight, Jan 27 '13
Spider-Fan is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Copyright 2013, Blowout Cards Inc.