Wayne Boring

Wayne Boring

Nationality: American

Biography:
Wayne Boring was born on June 5, 1905, in Minnesota. He studied art at the Chicago Art institute and Minnesota School of Art, becoming a comic artist for National Publications in 1937 where he ghosted Slam Bradley, Spy and Dr.Occult. Boring began working in the Joe Shuster studio in 1938 and over the course of the next 30 years he became one of the most recognizable artists to draw the character. He also illustrated the Sunday and daily Superman comic strips from the middle 1940's to the 1960's. After 1968 until 1972 he ghosted backgrounds for Hal Foster's epic Prince Valiant Sunday page as well as Sam Leff's Davy Jones comic strip. Wayne Boring's Superman is one of the most enduring characters in the comics' hobby. Boring's stylized artwork and fine line work, along with his ability to handle science fiction has made him one of the most popular artists of his time, and among the most remembered in comics history


 

Wayne Boring Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye Superman #113 Page 3 Original Art (DC, 1957)
Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye Superman #113 Page 3 Original Art (DC, 1957)....
Lot 92028
Auction 7093
Saturday, May 17, 2014
$8,365.00
Wayne Boring Superman Sunday Comic Strip #471 Original Art dated 11-7-48 (McClure Syndicate, 1948)
Wayne Boring Superman Sunday Comic Strip #471 Original Art dated 11-7-48 (McClure Syndicate, 1948)....
Lot 92061
Auction 7079
Saturday, August 3, 2013
$8,066.25
Wayne Boring (attributed) Superman Daily Comic Strip Original Art Episode #1215 (DC/McClure, 1942)
Wayne Boring (attributed) Superman Daily Comic Strip Original Art Episode #1215 (DC/McClure, 1942)....
Lot 93032
Auction 7141
Saturday, November 19, 2016
$6,572.50
Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye Action Comics #198 Story Page 5 Original Art (DC, 1954)
Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye Action Comics #198 Story Page 5 Original Art (DC, 1954)....
Lot 92013
Auction 7158
Saturday, February 25, 2017
$5,019.00
Wayne Boring Superman #93 Story Page 2 Original Art (DC, 1954)
Wayne Boring Superman #93 Story Page 2 Original Art (DC, 1954)....
Lot 92065
Auction 7137
Saturday, May 14, 2016
$4,302.00

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