Daily Archives: February 9, 2019

A Xerox on Your Houses

Forgeries of comic art, and especially unpublished sketches, are a growing problem in the original comic art market, but I encountered a different spin on a scam.

Comics inker Mark McKenna brought a particular eBay listing to the attention of his Facebook friends and followers this week. The item was billed as “John Romita Jr. original art,” and it appeared to be a Daredevil drawing, the sort of quickie head sketch one might get from an artist at a convention.

But here’s the kicker… at the bottom of the listing description, it notes the following: “Note this is a copy of the original.”

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