SPACENITE AUCTIONS – A FUNDRAISER FOR BILL MANTLO

SPACENITE was a great success here at the store. The art opening on December 6th brought over 300-400 people to see over 130 prints of ROM Spaceknight, illustrated by over 100 artists across the world.

The show was a tribute to comic creator Bill Mantlo, who wrote every issue of ROM, as well just about every other Marvel title in the 80’s. This show was organized as a fundraiser for Mantlo, who was injured in a hit and run accident 15 years ago. Severe brain injuries left him without motor functions, and he will live the rest of his life in a brain damage institute. This show was organized with the blessing of Bill’s brother and caregiver, Mike Mantlo.

We sold over $600 worth of posters that evening, but the turnout for the silent auction did not meet our expectations. With the blessing of everyone who bid that evening, we decided to extend the auction online until the end of the month.

This gives an opportunity to all the ROM fans elsewhere to get a chance to own an original illustration of their favorite character. And best of all, all the proceeds go towards Bill Mantlo’s medical care.

The following original pieces are all available on ebay until the auctions end Friday, Dec. 28th. Click on the artist’s name to link to their corresponding auction where you can place your bid. The auctions end on Friday in the order that they are listed below:

Guy Davis

GUY DAVIS (11×17, illustration board)

Aaron McConnell

AARON MCCONNELL (17″x21″ framed b&w illustration)

Colleen Coover

COLLEEN COOVER (6×9, ink and watercolor illustration)

Jeffrey Brown

JEFFREY BROWN (5×7, ink and marker illustration)

Lukas Ketner

LUKAS KETNER (11×17, b&w illustration)

Tom Haubrick

TOM HAUBRICK (11×17, color illustration)

Ken Garduno

KEN GARDUNO (11×17 color illustration)

Jonathan Case

JONATHAN CASE (25×35, framed ink and watercolor painting)

David Lasky

DAVID LASKY (12×16, ink and watercolor painting)

Fred Hembeck

FRED HEMBECK (14×17, b&w illustration)

Ron Rege Jr

RON REGE JR (11×17, color illustration)

Nate Baptist 1

NATE BAPTIST #1 (19×23, framed illustration)

Nate Baptist 2

NATE BAPTIST #2 (23×19, framed illustration)

Nate Baptist 3

NATE BAPTIST 3 (19×23, framed illustration)

Walt Simonson - ROM

WALT SIMONSON (14×17, 2 ply Bristol)

Walt Simonson - THOR

WALT SIMONSON (14×17, 2 ply Bristol board)

DAVE NEESON

DAVE NEESON (12×21, illustration board)

MIKE SCHEER

MIKE SCHEER (14×14 each, tortilla)

JESSE HAMM

JESSE HAMM (11×17, illustration board)

RON RANDALL

RON RANDALL (11×17, illustration board)

DYLAN WILLIAMS

DYLAN WILLIAMS (11×17, illustration board)

RYAN ALEXANDER-TANNER

RYAN ALEXANDER-TANNER (11×17, illustration board)

STEVE LIEBER

STEVE LIEBER (11×9, textured paper)

JEFF PARKER

JEFF PARKER (8.5 x 11,illustration)

PHIL HESTER

PHIL HESTER (11×17, illustration board)

CHARLES YOAKUM

CHARLES YOAKUM (11×17, illustration board)

JAVIER HERNANDEZ

JAVIER HERNANDEZ (11×17, b&w original and color print)

TIM GOODYEAR

TIM GOODYEAR (12×18, ink and watercolor)

CHRIS CILLA

CHRIS CILLA (11×14, full color illustration board)

MAUREEN GUBIA

MAUREEN GUBIA (5×9, mixed media)

MAUREEN GUBIA

MAUREEN GUBIA (8.5 x 11, mixed media)

JACK LEWIS T-SHIRT

JACK LEWIS (small silkscreen t-shirt)

JACK LEWIS

JACK LEWIS (small silkscreen t-shirt)

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