Spider-Man's black costume origin shatters comic art record in the US


By AGENCY
  • Arts
  • Tuesday, 18 Jan 2022

A close-up of comic book artist Mike Zeck's original drawing for Page 25 of 'Secret Wars' issue 8. Photo: Heritage Auctions

A single page of original artwork from an acclaimed 1984 comic featuring Spider-Man sold for a record US$3.36mil (approximately RM14mil) in the United States on Jan 14, making the webslinger the world's mightiest auction superhero.

The page features the first appearance of Spidey's black symbiote suit that would later lead to the creation of anti-hero Venom in artwork by Mike Zeck from Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars No. 8.

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