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 Two-Gun Kid #85 Story Page 10 Original Art (Marvel, 1967)
Dick Ayers and Vince Colletta Two-Gun Kid #85 Story Page 10 Original Art (Marvel, 1967)....
Lot 13003
Auction 121752
Sunday, December 24, 2017
$430.20
Dick Ayers G.I. Combat #232: "The Frozen Trigger" Complete 1-Page Story Original Art (DC Comics, 1981).'
Dick Ayers G.I. Combat #232: "The Frozen Trigger" Complete 1-Page Story Original Art (DC Comics, 1981).'...
Lot 12007
Auction 121751
Sunday, December 17, 2017
$179.25

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Dick Ayers and Ernie Bache Badmen of the West #2 Splash Page Original Art (Magazine Enterprises, 1954)
Dick Ayers and Ernie Bache Badmen of the West #2 Splash Page Original Art (Magazine Enterprises, 1954)....
Lot 13006
Auction 121803
Sunday, January 21, 2018
$80.00
Dick Ayers and Frank Giacoia Sgt. Fury #19 Story Page 8 Original Art (Marvel, 1965).... (1)
Dick Ayers and Frank Giacoia Sgt. Fury #19 Story Page 8 Original Art (Marvel, 1965).... (1)

Auction 121804
Sunday, January 28, 2018
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Dick Ayers and Rich Ayers More Fun Comics #52 Cover Recreation The Spectre Original Art (c. 2000s).... (1)
Dick Ayers and Rich Ayers More Fun Comics #52 Cover Recreation The Spectre Original Art (c. 2000s).... (1)

Auction 7177
Saturday, February 24, 2018
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Dick Ayers and Paul Reinman Tales To Astonish #57 Story Page 5 Original Art (Marvel, 1964). Scintillating page from a ke...
Dick Ayers and Paul Reinman Tales To Astonish #57 Story Page 5 Original Art (Marvel, 1964). Scintillating page from a key Marvel Age issue that features an early Spider-Man appearance, with the Webcrawler guesting in an early Giant-Man story. But it's not just Spidey all over this action-filled page - the Wasp also appears in two panels. It's one of the earliest non-Ditko rendered Spider-Man appearances, from the veteran duo of Dick Ayers and Paul Reinman. Ink over graphite on Bristol board, with painted white highlights and retouching. The board measures approximately 13.6" x 21.6", with an image area of 12.6" x 19.2", with marginal scribblings and light toning. Excellent condition.
Lot 93024
Auction 7141
Saturday, November 19, 2016
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