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From the very beginning, Ed Jaster seemed destined for the art business. His parents met while attending the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the 1940s, the same school their son would later attend. Subsequently, for some 20 years, Ed owned his own commercial art firm in Chicago, acquiring, trading, and selling world class collections of American photography, illustration art, and vintage comic books. Ed brought his vast experience and expertise in collectibles to Heritage Auctions in 2002.
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James Allen St. John, At the Earth's Core book dust jacket, 1922

James Allen St. John
At the Earth's Core book dust jacket , 1922

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$112,500

Frank Frazetta Egyptian Queen Painting Original Art (1969)

Frank Frazetta's masterpiece Egyptian Queen sold for a world record of $5,400,000.

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$5,400,000

Captain America Comics #1 San Francisco Pedigree (Timely, 1941) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white to white pages

Captain America Comics #1 San Francisco Pedigree (Timely, 1941) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white to white pages

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$915,000

Moebius Le Garage Hermétique de Jerry Cornelius Planche 125

Moebius Le Garage Hermétique de Jerry Cornelius Planche 125

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$87,500

La toute Première Couverture Tintin -- The Very First Published Tintin Cover

La toute Première Couverture Tintin -- The Very First Published Tintin Cover

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$1,125,000

Captain America Comics #1 (Timely, 1941) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Cream to off-white pages

Captain America Comics #1 (Timely, 1941) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Cream to off-white pages

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$228,000

Superman #1 (DC, 1939) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Cream to off-white pages

Superman #1 (DC, 1939) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Cream to off-white pages

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$456,000
Lists That Make Cents: Top 10 Most Violent Comic Covers
4.1.2019 Lists That Make Cents: Top 10 Most Violent Comic Covers

For years, my biggest comic collecting regret has been that I didn't know or understand how amazing Pre-Code Horror and Crime books were when I was younger. I am not a horror movie junkie. In fact, violent images make me turn green and I don't handle graphic horror movies well. However, for some reason, if it is in comic form, I find it fascinating...

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Steve Ditko Strange Tales #117 Splash Page 1 Doctor Strange Original Art (Marvel, 1964)

Steve Ditko Strange Tales #117 Splash Page 1 Doctor Strange Original Art (Marvel, 1964)

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$228,000

Dave Gibbons Watchmen #1 Cover Original Art (DC, 1986)

Dave Gibbons Watchmen #1 Cover Original Art (DC, 1986)

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$228,000

Frank Frazetta Famous Funnies #209 Cover Original Art

Frank Frazetta Famous Funnies #209 Cover Original Art

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$552,000
Lists That Make Cents: Top 10 Favorite Comic Covers
3.1.2019 Lists That Make Cents: Top 10 Favorite Comic Covers

Just over 40 years ago, my world changed in a way that I would not understand until many years later. My grandfather had his first heart attack. Back then, visiting hours were exactly that, the only time you could visit unless an emergency. My mother, worried about her father...

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Childhood Revisited -- on an Hourly Wage [Specialist Spotlight]
3.5.2019 Childhood Revisited -- on an Hourly Wage [Specialist Spotlight]

Young children love to dream of their future careers. Back (okay, WAY back) in my day, most kids I knew wanted to be cowboys, airline hostesses, firemen, or even President of the United States...

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Heritage Events Calendar

Wizard World Chicago
August 22 - August 25
Thu: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fri: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Donald E Stephens Convention Center 
5555 North River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018 
http://wizardworld.com/

D23
August 23 - August 25
Fri: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sun: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Anaheim Convention Center 
800 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802 
https://d23.com/d23-expo-2019/

Long Beach Expo-Sports
September 5 - September 7
Thu: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Long Beach Expo 
300 E Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802 
http://www.longbeachexpo.com/

Bernie Krigstein Impact #1 Complete 8-Page Story 'Master Race' Original Art (EC, 1955)

Bernie Krigstein Impact #1 Complete 8-Page Story "Master Race" Original Art (EC, 1955)

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$600,000

The Incredible Hulk #1 (Marvel, 1962) CGC NM- 9.2 White pages

The Incredible Hulk #1 (Marvel, 1962) CGC NM- 9.2 White pages

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$336,000
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