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Dick Ayers

Dick Ayers

Art

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Ossining, NY

Biography:
Dick Ayers (American, b.1924): is lauded as a mainstay of the Marvel Age of Heroes that began at the dawn of the Silver Age. Fast, reliable, and gifted, Ayers' inking touch can be found on virtually every key Marvel superhero character, including the Fantastic Four, the Hulk, the Human Torch, Giant-Man, the Avengers, the X-Men, and others. At the insistence of Marvel editor Stan Lee, inker Dick Ayers was often teamed with penciler Jack Kirby, and their work together served as the template for the Marvel house style. Ayers is also celebrated for his own dynamic brand of penciling, especially in the mystery, war, and Western genres. Among his most fondly remembered stories are those showcasing the Ghost Rider, Rawhide Kid, the Two-Gun Kid, El Diablo, Jonah Hex, Sgt. Fury, the Unknown Soldier, and the Haunted Tank. Over the decades, Ayers has worked for many comic book publishers, including ME, Atlas/Marvel, DC, Charlton, Tower, and Warren. He has recounted his remarkable life and career in his autobiographical graphic novel, The Dick Ayers Story

 

Dick Ayers Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Dick Ayers and John Severin Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos Annual #4 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1968)
Dick Ayers and John Severin Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos Annual #4 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1968)....
Lot 93053
Auction 7163
Saturday, May 20, 2017
$26,290.00
Dick Ayers - Strange Tales #121, Complete 14-page Story "Prisoner of the Plantman" Original Art (Marvel 1964)...
Dick Ayers - Strange Tales #121, Complete 14-page Story "Prisoner of the Plantman" Original Art (Marvel 1964)....
Lot 42011
Auction 828
Friday, May 23, 2008
$16,730.00
Dick Ayers and Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray) Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #19 Splash Page 1 Original Art (Ma
Dick Ayers and Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray) Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #19 Splash Page 1 Original Art (Ma...
Lot 93052
Auction 7163
Saturday, May 20, 2017
$15,535.00
Dick Ayers and Vince Colletta DC Special Series #9 Original Art (DC, 1978)
Dick Ayers and Vince Colletta DC Special Series #9 Original Art (DC, 1978)....
Lot 11010
Auction 121840
Sunday, October 7, 2018
$456.00
Dick Ayers and Vince Colletta Two Gun Kid #83 Story Page 9 Original Art (Marvel, 1966)
Dick Ayers and Vince Colletta Two Gun Kid #83 Story Page 9 Original Art (Marvel, 1966)....
Lot 11008
Auction 121840
Sunday, October 7, 2018
$456.00

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ItemCurrent Bid or Price
Dick Ayers and Syd Shores Capt. Savage and His Leatherneck Raiders #4 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1968)
Dick Ayers and Syd Shores Capt. Savage and His Leatherneck Raiders #4 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1968)....
Lot 93010
Auction 7192
Friday, November 16, 2018
$1,600.00
Dick Ayers and Rich Ayers Strange Tales #87 Re-Creation of Cover Original Art (1996)
Dick Ayers and Rich Ayers Strange Tales #87 Re-Creation of Cover Original Art (1996). ...
Lot 94619
Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
$750.00
Dick Ayers Astonishing Tales #22 Story Page 5 Original Art (Marvel, 1974)
Dick Ayers Astonishing Tales #22 Story Page 5 Original Art (Marvel, 1974)....
Lot 13005
Auction 121846
Sunday, November 18, 2018
$60.00

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