The Legendary Gene Colan Is Sick And Is Selling His Collection.

The Legendary Gene Colan Is Sick And Is Selling His Collection.

Gene Colan has become very ill and in hopes to fund an operation is selling his work.

In hopes to alleviate Gene Colan's faltering condition, and through his long term friend and colleague, Clifford Methare, is now selling of the last of Gene's artwork, as well as some of his books and comics.




I know this is a terrible thing to even post and very inappropriate but the possible benefits certainly outway the "news". And what better place to post this than this site, knowing that so many here are probably very interested in some of his collections.

To place a bid send an email to [email protected] - put “Colan Auction Bid” in the subject. In the body of your email, indicate the item # that you are bidding on and its description. Bidding on all items will end on Sunday May 8 at 11pm EST and winners will be notified.

The incredible collections is as follows:

BOOKS:
1. Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan (hardcover, limited edition from Subterranean Press) signed by Morgan; only 500 copies issued – starting bid $35
2. Antediluvian Tales by Poppy Z. Brite (hardcover, limited edition from Subterranean Press) signed by Brite; only 426 copies issued – starting bid $35
3. Corum: The Coming of Chaos by Michael Moorcock (hardcover) first edition, signed by Moorcock – starting bid $45
4. Corum: The Prince With the Silver Hand by Michael Moorcock (hardcover) first edition, signed by Moorcock – starting bid $45
5. Created By – by Richard Christian Matheson (hardcover, Gauntlet Press) signed/numbered limited edition #46 of 1000 – starting bid $35
6. Essential Capt. America (Marvel trade paperback) collects Cap. #127-156 – signed by Gene Colan – starting bid $20
7. Essential Capt. Marvel (Marvel trade paperback) collects Capt. Marvel #1-20 and Marvel Super-Heroes #12-13 – signed by Gene Colan – starting bid $20
8. Essential Daredevil (Marvel trade paperback) collects DD #75-101 – signed by Gene Colan – current bid $30 (CR)
9. Essential Dr. Strange (Marvel trade paperback) – signed by Gene Colan – starting bid $20
10. Essential Iron Man (Marvel trade paperback) – signed by Gene Colan – starting bid $20
11. Essential Sub-Mariner (trade paperback) – signed by Gene Colan – starting bid $20
11-a. His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik (hardcover, limited edition from Subterranean Press) signed by Novik; only 500 copies issued – starting bid $50
12. The Invincible Gene Colan (Marvel hardcover) signed/numbered limited edition (signed by Gene Colan – includes unique, original art sketch of Dracula on bookplate by Gene) – starting bid $75
13. The Invincible Gene Colan (Marvel hardcover) signed/numbered limited edition (signed by Gene Colan – includes unique, original art sketch of Capt. America on bookplate by Gene) – current bid $75 (JCh)
14. The Invincible Gene Colan (Marvel hardcover) signed/numbered limited edition (signed by Gene Colan – includes unique, original art sketch of Iron Man on bookplate by Gene) – starting bid $75
15. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – Black Profiles in Courage (hardcover) – signed by Jabbar -- starting bid $75
16. The Link by Richard Matheson (first edition hardcover, Gauntlet Press) signed/numbered limited edition signed by Matheson (#122 of 500) -- starting bid $40
17. M Is For Magic by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Gahan Wilson (limited hardcover edition from Subterranean Press) signed by Gaiman and Wilson; only 1000 copies issued - starting bid $65
18. Marvel MasterWorks: Atlas Era (hardcover) collects Menace #1-11; signed by Gene Colan -- starting bid $50
19. Marvel MasterWorks: Atlas Era (hardcover) collects Strange Tales #21-30; signed and remarqued with a small, unique sketch of Dracula’s head by Gene Colan -- starting bid $100
20. Marvel MasterWorks: Captain Marvel (hardcover) collects Marvel Super-Heroes #12-13 and Captain Marvel #1-9 – signed and remarqued with small original sketch (head) of Capt. Marvel in silver ink by Gene Colan – starting bid $100
21. Marvel MasterWorks: Capt. America (hardcover) collects Capt. America #125-135 – signed and remarqued with original sketch (bust) of Capt. America in silver ink by Gene Colan – starting bid $100
22. Plots and Misadventures by Stephen Gallagher (hardcover, limited edition from Subterranean Press) signed by Gallagher; only 750 copies issued - starting bid $40
23. To The Stars: The Autobiography of George Takei (Star Trek’s Mr. Sulu) – hardcover, signed by Takei - starting bid $25
24. The Tomb of Dracula (hardcover), Marvel deluxe hardcover collecting Tomb of Dracula #32-70, Giant-Size Dracula #5 and Dr. Strange #14 – signed and remarqued with original sketch of Dracula in silver ink by artist Gene Colan - starting bid $120
25. Die Gruft Von Dracula (rare, limited German hardcover edition of Marvel’s Tomb of Dracula published by Panini Comics in conjunction with Marvel); limited to 200 signed/numbered editions (signed by Gene Colan) - starting bid $60
26. The Uncanny Dave Cockrum (hardcover) numbered edition - starting bid $18
27. Visions of Death: Richard Matheson’s Edgar Allan Poe Scripts (hardcover, Gauntlet Press) signed/numbered limited edition signed by Matheson (#165 of 500) -- starting bid $40


SIGNED COMICS and GRAPHIC NOVELS (dollar amount indicates starting bid or current bid):
Aardwolf #1 NM – signed by Dave Cockrum, Paty Cockrum and Clifford Meth - $10
Amazing Spider-Man #87 – signed by Stan Lee (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $50
Amazing Spider-Man #282 – signed by Stan Lee (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $50
Captain America #113 (Steranko art) - signed by Joe Sinnott (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $8
Captain America #121 - signed by Gene Colan and Joe Sinnott (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $20
Captain America #137 - signed by Gene Colan (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $25
Daredevil #68 signed by Gene Colan (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $25
Daredevil #70 signed by Gene Colan (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $25
Daredevil #73 signed by Gene Colan (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $25
Daredevil #79 signed by Gene Colan (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $25
Death: The High Cost of Living #1 – signed/numbered by Neil Gaiman and Chris Bachalo – sealed with cert. by Limited Treasury Editions - $35
El Escapista #2 (rare Spanish graphic novel) – signed by Gene Colan (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) $20
Gene Simmons House of Horrors (graphic novel) – (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) signed by Gene Simmons of KISS- $30
God of War #1 - signed by Marv Wolfman (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $5
Iron Man #118 - signed by Stan Lee and Gene Colan (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $70
Judenhaus – Advanced Preview Edition – signed and personalized to Adrienne Colan by artist/writer Dave Sim (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) $30
Kabuki #6 – signed by David Mack (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) $10
Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spiderman #89 – signed by Stan Lee (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $65
Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spiderman #203– signed by Sal Buscema (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $15
Spawn #33 – signed by Todd McFarlane (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $20
Sub-Mariner #10 – signed by Gene Colan (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $40
Tales of Suspense #39 REPRINT (Marvel Milestone Edition) - signed by Don Heck and Gene Colan – (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $45
Tales of Suspense #39 REPRINT (Marvel Milestone Edition) - signed by Don Heck and Gene Colan – remarqued with small Iron Man head sketch by Gene Colan - $75
Tales of Suspense #70 - signed by Joe Sinnott (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $25
Tales of Suspense #71 - signed by Joe Sinnott (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $25
Tales of Suspense #97 (1st Whiplash) - signed by Stan Lee, Gene Colan and Joe Sinnott (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $125
Tales to Astonish #63 - signed by Stan Lee (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $50
Teen Titans Spotlight: Raven (graphic novel) Tales of Suspense # - signed by Marv Wolfman (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $10
Thor #337 (Beta Ray Bill cover) signed by Walter Simonson (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $25
Vigilante #7 - signed by Marv Wolfman (sealed with Gene Colan Benefit sticker) - $5


ART:
HUGE full-color recreation of Iron Man #1 by Gene (pictured with Gene). Starting bid: $5000

More artwork will be offered soon. In the meantime, you can purchase pages as follows:
ARCHIE: Our choice of four (4) pages -- $160
SILVERBLADE (DC Comics): Our choice of three (3) pages -- $160
HARROWERS: Our choice of three (3) pages -- $160
One Archie, one SilverBlade and one Harrowers page (3 total): Our choice - $140


I hope everybody finds something they would like to bid on. Let's try to help him out!

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Filed Under "Other" 4/25/2011 Source: Genecolan.blogspot.com
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