The original art from Alex Raymond’s March 21, 1939 Flash Gordon and Jungle Jim Sunday comic strip (King Features Syndicate) brought $155,350 on Friday, May 29, 2015 at Heritage Auctions — the third highest price ever realized on a piece of original comic strip art at the company — to pace the company’s $6+ million Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction, May 28-30, 2015. ‘Collector interest in original art continues to be strong,’ said Ed Jaster, Senior Vice President at Heritage Auctions, ‘especially as concerns the big names in early comic strips.’ This was abundantly evident in not just the auction’s top lot, but also in the lots that occupy the numbers two and three on the final auction tally sheet: Winsor McCay’s surreal original Little Nemo in Slumberland Sunday comic strip art dated July 18, 1909 (New York Herald) was the subject of spirited bidding before

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