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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 Tom Sutton Werewolf by Night #11 Story Page 12 Original Art (Marvel, 1973)
Gil Kane and Tom Sutton Werewolf by Night #11 Story Page 12 Original Art (Marvel, 1973)....
Lot 12091
Auction 121832
Sunday, August 12, 2018
$1,560.00
Gil Kane and Bernard Sachs All Star Western #59 Story Page 3 Don Caballero Original Art (DC, 1951)
Gil Kane and Bernard Sachs All Star Western #59 Story Page 3 Don Caballero Original Art (DC, 1951)....
Lot 11152
Auction 121831
Sunday, August 5, 2018
$288.00

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Gil Kane and Bernard Sachs All Star Western #59 Story Page 5 Original Art (DC, 1951).... (1)
Gil Kane and Bernard Sachs All Star Western #59 Story Page 5 Original Art (DC, 1951).... (1)

Auction 121834
Sunday, August 26, 2018
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Gil Kane - The Mighty Marvel Bicentennial Calendar, Conan Illustration Original Art (Marvel, 1976). ... (1)
Gil Kane - The Mighty Marvel Bicentennial Calendar, Conan Illustration Original Art (Marvel, 1976). ... (1)

Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Gil Kane Marvel Team-Up #26 Cover Human Torch and Thor Original Art (Marvel, 1974).... (1)
Gil Kane Marvel Team-Up #26 Cover Human Torch and Thor Original Art (Marvel, 1974).... (1)

Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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