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Murphy Anderson

Murphy Anderson

Nationality: American

Biography:
Murphy Anderson (American, b. 1926): established himself as one of the finest pencilers and inkers of the Silver and Bronze Ages, primarily at DC. A fan of Golden Age legend Lou Fine, Anderson perfected a fine line brush technique that rivaled that of his artistic idol. Among the many characters that Anderson worked on are Adam Strange, the Atom, the Flash, Green Lantern, Batman, and Superman, as well as some of the covers for the Justice League of America. Among the key pencilers that Anderson teamed with were fellow DC legends Carmine Infantino, Gil Kane, and Curt Swan. Anderson did the artwork solo for stories featuring Hawkman, the Spectre, and the Atomic Knights. In addition to his work in comic books, Anderson also drew the Buck Rogers comic strip in 1947-49, and again in 1958-59. In later years Anderson has drawn many outstanding cover re-creations, including some that were based on the work of the aforementioned Lou Fine

 

Murphy Anderson Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Murphy Anderson Justice League of America #14 Cover First JLA Appearance of the Atom Original Art (DC, 1962).... (Total:...
Murphy Anderson Justice League of America #14 Cover First JLA Appearance of the Atom Original Art (DC, 1962).... (Total: 2 Items)
Lot 92044
Auction 7079
Saturday, August 3, 2013
$44,812.50
Murphy Anderson Hawkman #8 Cover Original Art (DC, 1965)
Murphy Anderson Hawkman #8 Cover Original Art (DC, 1965)....
Lot 91067
Auction 7169
Saturday, November 18, 2017
$34,655.00
Murphy Anderson Strange Adventures #144 Atomic Knights Cover Original Art (DC, 1962)
Murphy Anderson Strange Adventures #144 Atomic Knights Cover Original Art (DC, 1962)....
Lot 92003
Auction 7147
Saturday, August 29, 2015
$28,680.00
Murphy Anderson Detective Comics #360 Story Page 9 Original Art (DC, 1967)
Murphy Anderson Detective Comics #360 Story Page 9 Original Art (DC, 1967)....
Lot 12004
Auction 121810
Sunday, March 11, 2018
$657.25
Murphy Anderson Showcase #55 Story Page 14 Green Lantern and Doctor Fate Original Art (DC, 1965)
Murphy Anderson Showcase #55 Story Page 14 Green Lantern and Doctor Fate Original Art (DC, 1965)....
Lot 92029
Auction 7177
Saturday, February 24, 2018
$7,170.00

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ItemCurrent Bid or Price
Murphy Anderson Justice League of America #17 Cover Original Art (DC, 1963)
Murphy Anderson Justice League of America #17 Cover Original Art (DC, 1963)....
Lot 91003
Auction 7187
Thursday, May 10, 2018
$24,000.00
Murphy Anderson Showcase #56 Doctor Fate and Hourman Story Page 9 (DC, 1965)
Murphy Anderson Showcase #56 Doctor Fate and Hourman Story Page 9 (DC, 1965). ...
Lot 94402
Auction 7187
Saturday, May 12, 2018
$160.00

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