DC Comics Publisher Jim Lee and Friends Raise Almost $725K In 9 Weeks With 94 Art Auctions To Help Comic Book Shops Hurt By Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic!
At press time, it will have been 4 days since DC Comics Publisher and DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee would have posted a piece of art by himself or a friend to raise money for comic book stores hit hard by Covid-19 and government pandemic response measures. Currently there are no active eBay auctions for the Jim Lee effort. The last three have closed in the last few days adding to the over total raised.
Based on the summaries in the preceding piece, the total raised on the first 90 closed auctions are $689,325.23. The final 4 auctions (for now) have added #34,656 to the pot. That has the totals edging towards $725K with a total of $723,981.23.
Jim Lee has 14 more art pieces of his own to auction off plus however many his artist friends plan to contribute.
DC Comics Publisher Jim Lee and Friends Raise Over $700K In 9 Weeks With 90 Art Auctions To Help Comic Book Shops Hurt By Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic!
Jim Lee has completed 46 of 60 promised art pieces; that’s 14 more days of Jim Lee art. It will be over 60 days just not consecutive days/ On top of that he’s been able to have artist peers contribute to support struggling local comic book stores.
Click on the summaries below to see final amount for each auction. The total raised on the first 90 closed auctions are $689,325.23
At press time there were 3 additional auctions that had yet to close with bids of $13,287 so far in total.
Combining those pending auctions, which are “minimum” successful bids, the total would be $702,612.23.
Wow. Great effort by Jim Lee and friends plus, naturally, the successful bidders.
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