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Gil Kane

Gil Kane

Art

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Riga, Latvia

Biography:
Eli Katz, who worked under the name Gil Kane and in a few instances Scott Edwards, was a comic book artist whose career spanned the 1940s to 1990s and every major comics company and character.

Kane co-created the modern-day versions of the superheroes Green Lantern and the Atom for DC Comics, and co-created Iron Fist with Roy Thomas for Marvel Comics. He was involved in such major storylines as a groundbreaking arc in The Amazing Spider-Man #96–98 (May-July 1971) that, at the behest of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, bucked the then-prevalent Comics Code Authority to depict drug abuse, and ultimately spurred an update of the Code. Kane additionally pioneered an early graphic novel prototype, His Name is...Savage, in 1968, and a seminal graphic novel, Blackmark, in 1971.

In 1997, he was inducted into both the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame and the Harvey Award Jack Kirby Hall of Fame.

 

Gil Kane Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia Amazing Spider-Man #98 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971)
Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia Amazing Spider-Man #98 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971)....
Lot 92112
Auction 7152
Saturday, November 21, 2015
$179,250
Gil Kane and John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man #151 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1975)
Gil Kane and John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man #151 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1975)....
Lot 92179
Auction 7137
Saturday, May 14, 2016
$155,350
Gil Kane and Dave Cockrum X-Men #95 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1975)
Gil Kane and Dave Cockrum X-Men #95 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1975)....
Lot 92180
Auction 7137
Saturday, May 14, 2016
$155,350
Gil Kane and Bob Wiacek - Captain America and Spider-Man Illustration Original Art (undated)
Gil Kane and Bob Wiacek - Captain America and Spider-Man Illustration Original Art (undated)....
Lot 12074
Auction 121814
Sunday, April 8, 2018
$3,107.00
Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia Tomb of Dracula #14 Approval Proof for Cover (Marvel Comics, 1973)
Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia Tomb of Dracula #14 Approval Proof for Cover (Marvel Comics, 1973)....
Lot 12611
Auction 121814
Sunday, April 8, 2018
$99.00

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PLEASE NOTE: All prices realized reflect the final hammer price PLUS the buyer's premium in auctions that charge a buyer's premium. Each item has a notation at the top of the listing indicating whether that lot included a buyer's premium. All information listed is intended to be as accurate as possible, but errors are possible. Please use this guide carefully and inform us of any inaccuracies.



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ItemCurrent Bid or Price
Gil Kane and Ernie Chan Fear #19 Cover Man-Thing Original Art (Marvel, 1973)
Gil Kane and Ernie Chan Fear #19 Cover Man-Thing Original Art (Marvel, 1973)....
Lot 91019
Auction 7187
Thursday, May 10, 2018
$5,500.00
Gil Kane and Dan Adkins Marvel Premiere #1 Story Page 27 Adam Warlock Original Art (Marvel, 1972)
Gil Kane and Dan Adkins Marvel Premiere #1 Story Page 27 Adam Warlock Original Art (Marvel, 1972)....
Lot 93135
Auction 7187
Friday, May 11, 2018
$260.00
Gil Kane and Joe Sinnott Mighty Marvel Western #19 Cover Kid Colt Original Art (Marvel, 1972)
Gil Kane and Joe Sinnott Mighty Marvel Western #19 Cover Kid Colt Original Art (Marvel, 1972)....
Lot 93136
Auction 7187
Friday, May 11, 2018
$500.00
Gil Kane and John Romita Sr. (attributed) Giant-Size Doctor Strange #1 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1975)
Gil Kane and John Romita Sr. (attributed) Giant-Size Doctor Strange #1 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1975)....
Lot 93137
Auction 7187
Friday, May 11, 2018
$2,500.00
Gil Kane and Bernard Sachs Strange Adventures #113 Story Page 4 Original Art (DC, 1960)
Gil Kane and Bernard Sachs Strange Adventures #113 Story Page 4 Original Art (DC, 1960)....
Lot 94622
Auction 7187
Saturday, May 12, 2018
$1.00

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