Published: September 20, 2016
LYNBROOK, N.Y. — Original Sunday page artwork for the Flash Gordon comic strip, done by the illustrator known as “the artist’s artist,” Alex Raymond (1909–1956) and dated 1/24/1937, sold for $60,375 at an auction of comics, comic art, animation, illustration art, sports items and movie memorabilia September 8 by Philip Weiss Auctions.
The Flash Gordon strip, commissioned in 1937 by King Features Syndicate, distributors of the comic, was the top achiever in a 600-plus-lot auction that grossed right around $600,000.
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