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August 2022 Catalogue
British comics and artwork
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1

Boy's Own Paper (1879-80) 39-89
All retrieved from the second Boy's Own Annual with original Chariot Race colour frontispiece. Including most of the serialisation of Jules Verne's Dick Sands - The Boy Captain and H.M. Stanley's meeting with Dr. Livingstone
A few issues with well worn page edges [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (51)
£40-60 See illustration

2

The Magnet (1929-34) 1121-1123 wfg Model Aeroplane in 3 cut-out sheets (without driving mechanism) and 1391 wfg Sheriff's Six-Shooter
Gifts as new, comics [vg-/vg] (4)
£30-40 See illustration

3

Rover (1923) 48-58 with all 11 free gift Stand-Up coloured models of Famous Footballers, No 82, 117 with all twelve Glossy Photos of Famous Cricketers, 140, 210, 221, 235, 236, 292, 312, 359, 360 first cover appearance of Morgyn the Mighty by Dudley Watkins, 361-364: all comics with their free gifts including Midget Rover Special Souvenir Number, Rover Handy Album, tinplate Vauxhall Photo, Speed Book, 100 Best Players Photo Album, Pocket Guide to Motor Cars, Handy album 500 Best Jokes and Riddles and complete 24 set Rover Warrior cards with original illustrated envelopes
10 comics retrieved from bound volume (trimmed) [vg-], balance [vg] (26)
£60-80 See illustration

4

Wizard (1924-40)
106, 115 (Xmas 1924), 161, 164, 463, 465, 562, 580, 614-616, 633, 644, 674, 694, 720, 899
All with their free gifts including Harold Lloyd's Joke Book, Detective Clues Book, Secret Log-Book, Wizard Album of Famous Fights, Card Dominoes, Spadgers Monster Collection of Sports and Wizard Shooter pistol
Gifts [vg/fn], comics [vg-/vg] (17)
£50-70 See illustration

5

Arthur Askey's Annual (1939) the only one printed [fn] with Jack and Jill (1959) 254-279 in Jan-June half-year bound volume with Jack and Jill, Freddy Frog and The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe full colour centre spreads
[fn/vfn] (27)
£60-80 See illustration

6

Beano Comic No 1 (1938)
Introducing Big Eggo, Lord Snooty and His Pals, Morgyn the Mighty, Little Peanut and Tin-Can Tommy. Bright cover colours, light tan/tan pages, small horizontal spine tear and several small tears to RH page overhangs (some minor loss) [vg-]
£2,800-3,500 See illustration

7

Boy's Cinema (1934-38)
739, 741, 883, 885-887, 946, 947, 951 with 20 free gift colour art plates and postcards including Errol Flynn, Ginger Rogers, Jean Harlow, Gene Autry, Joan Blondell, Buck Jones (2) and Jessie Matthews, all in Boy's Cinema Wallet. With Boy's Cinema Annuals 1940 (vfn], 1941 [vg] (starring Judy Garland in the Wizard of Oz, Laurence Olivier, Katherine Hepburn, James Stuart, Claudette Colbert and David Niven)
Art plates (20) as new, Comics [vg/fn] (9) total items (31)
£60-80 See illustration

8

Children's Holiday Fun soft cover Annual 3 & 4 (1939, 1940 John Leng & Co)
There were only 4 annuals printed. With cover art by Sam Fair (wartime illustrator of Pansy Potter, Addie and Hermy The Nasty Nazis, Frosty McNab and The Beano's longtime back cover resident, Tin-Can Tommy)
These copies are scarce. 1939 [vg], 1940: detached cover with clear taped spine [gd] (2)
£40-60 See illustration

9

Hotspur (1934-40)
58, 107, 165, 183, 211, 290, 293, 302, 313, 314, 320, 335 with all free gift booklets, C I D badge and 12 Guns in Action photo cards complete.
With Champion 765 (1936) showing back cover ad and Triumph free gift Speed Marvels of 1936 portfolio (without the postcards)
Comics [gd/vg/fn] (12) with Free Gifts, most as new (26)
£35-40 See illustration

10

Modern Boy (1933) 272-284 with all free gifts: 12 Artplates and the Modern Boy Folder of Great Adventures to put them in (including White Chief of the Desert Raiders, T.E. Lawrence, Lindbergh's lone Atlantic crossing, Captain Scott's Last Dash to the South Pole and From Cape Town to Cairo by Motor Car)
Bright covers, cream pages, rusty staple marks (Free gifts and folder as new) [fn-] (13)
£40-60 See illustration

11

Modern Boy (Aug-Dec 1936) 443-465 Xmas
With 423, 433 Robot covers
Biggles Fights Alone complete series, Felix The Cat and Jim Solo -The Birdman back cover illustrated adventures with Modern Boy's Album of Fighting Planes of the World and all 16 collected colour card inserts
Xmas [vg], balance [fn-] (25)
£40-60 See illustration

12

Ranger (Apr-Jul 1933) 114-127 with all free gifts: 12 World Record Art Plates and Art Folder complete
Comics: cream/light tan pages, rusty staples [vg], gifts as new (14)
£60-80 See illustration

13

Skipper (1935-39) 236 wfg Invisible Ink Trick - M Book, 371 wfg Magic Pass Football and Wonder Changing Cards, 388 Ku Klux Klan cover wfg Bull's Eye Shooter, 418 wfg Whizz Bang Archie Anti-Aircraft Gun and 452 (trimmed) wfg Every Boys Thrill Dictionary
[vg-/vg+] (5)
£40-60 See illustration

14

Beano Book No 1 (1940)
Pansy Potter balances the Beano Bunch!
Bright boards with professionally strengthened and colour touched-in spine and corners. Original spine illustration. Erased pencil dedication. Cream/light tan pages with slightly darker margins [apparent fn+]
£2,500-3,000 See illustration

15

Beano Book No 2 (1941)
Big Eggo hatches the Beano characters!
Bright boards with some light scuff marks. Professionally strengthened and colour touched-in spine and corners. Original spine illustration. Erased pencil dedication. Light tan/tan pages, some with grubby margins, three with neatly repaired tears (no loss) [apparent fn-]
£800-1,100 See illustration

16

Beano 300 Xmas (1946)
Top margin ½" tear to all pages [vg+]
£80-110 See illustration

17

Beano (1948-49)
330, 331, 333, 340-342, 344, 346, 347 Fireworks, 352, 353, 356, 386
No 386 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (13)
£370-420 See illustration

18

Dandy (Aug-Sept 1940) 144, 145, 146
Propaganda war issues with Addie and Hermy the Nasty Nazis, Desperate Dan, Wildfire the War Horse, Hungry Horace captures a German parachutist - in toffee! And Hitler, Goebbels and Lord Haw-Haw Capture Bamboo Town
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages [vg/vg+/fn] (3)
£120-160 See illustration

19

Dandy (Sept-Oct 1940) 147, 148, 149
Propaganda war issues with Addie and Hermy, Wildfire the War Horse guides an RAF bomber, Desperate Dan, Hair Oil Hal's tailor uses Hitler as a dummy
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages [fn-/vg+/gd-vg] (3)
£100-150 See illustration

20

Dandy (Oct 1940) 150, 151, 152
Propaganda war issues with Korky camouflaging an anti-aircraft gun, Desperate Dan becomes a mine-sweeper and bounces a Nazi Bomb, Our Gang collect for the Red Cross and Wildfire blows up a German seaplane
Bright covers. cream/light tan pages [fn-/vg+/vg+] (3)
£120-160 See illustration

21

Dandy (1944) 257, 259-267, 270, 271, 275-282 including April Fool, Easter, Fireworks and Xmas propaganda war issues. Highlighting The Amazing Mr X (The Mysterious Superman) first superhero comic-strip in UK comics and first Black Bob by Alan Morley. 'Be like Desperate Dan and collect all the waste paper you can!"
[vg/fn-] (20)
£450-500 See illustration

22

Dandy (1947) 335-359 Xmas. (Missing 341, 354, 356)
No 342, 352 dull covers [gd], balance issues [vg-/vg+] (22)
£120-160 See illustration

23

Dandy (1948) 360-385 near complete year missing No 384
First Brave Young Black-hoof and Danny Longlegs Returns by Dudley Watkins
No 366: scarce April Fool and Easter issue combined. No 369: Desperate Dan front cover appearance with Korky. Xmas issue [vg], balance [vg/fn] (25)
£250-350 See illustration

24

D.C. Thomson 1940s rarities
Adventure 1185 (April 5 1947), Hotspur 569 (Apr 5 1947), Rover 1161, 1162 (Mar 29, Apr 12 1947) and Wizard 1128, 1129 (Mar 29, Apr 5 1947)
Due to severe weather conditions in Scotland and England that year these issues were restricted to low print runs and low, disrupted distribution
With (1950s) selection, all with free gifts: Adventure 1518 (1954), Hotspur (1953-58) 852 wfg Rocket Glider, 853, 1056, 1089, 1141, 1143, 1144, 1146-1149 wfgs Football Stars cards and Stars of Sport and Entertainment, Rover (1956-58) 1597 wfg Metal Pocket Puzzler, 1704 wfg Round Robin Metal Star Spinner, 1736-1742 wfgs photo-cards Stars of Sport and Entertainment, 1st Rover and Wizard (Nov 3 1963) and Wizard (1953) 1444, 1445 wfg Quick-Flick Spinner and cover Space Race Game and (1961) 1837, 1839-41 wfgs Loco Spotter's Lapel Badge, 16 page Log Book and 16 Gloss Locomotive photos 'to stick in it'! Most gifts as new, comics [vg/fn] (34)
£70-100 See illustration

25

Hotspur (1941-54) 17 issues between 390-942
All science-fiction covers apart from Xmas 1953. (Including 2 doubles)
[vg/fn] (19)
£30-40 See illustration

26

Magic 63 (1940) with Peter Piper and Gulliver strips by Dudley Watkins, Dick Turpentine and The Tickler Twins
Bright cover, cream/light tan pages with 2½ ins spine split and wear due to retrieval from bound volume. Untrimmed [vg-]
£60-80 See illustration

27

Magic (1940) 68, 69
With Koko, Peter The Piper, Gulliver and The Tickler Twins. First Robin Hood adventure. With illustrated ad for 1st Magic Fun Book
Bright covers, cream light/tan pages with spine wear due to retrieval from bound volume. Untrimmed [gd-vg] (2)
£120-160 See illustration

28

Wonderman 4 (Paget Publ. 1948)
Starring Mick Anglo's first super-hero character John Justice and his alter-ego, Wonderman
[fn]
£35-45 See illustration

29

Alan Class (1950s) CGCs
Amazing Stories of Suspense 21: CGC 3.0
Amazing Stories of Suspense 35 (mis-labelled as Unusual Tales 19): CGC 4.0.
Creepy Worlds 121: CGC 3.0
(3)
No Reserve See illustration

30

Beano (1951) 442-493 Complete year including No 452 first appearance of Dennis the Menace (vfn)
No 442 [vg+], Nos 453, 458, 465: each with one inch margin tear to all pages [vg/vg+], No 456: top LH corner narrow piece torn away all pages [vg+], balance 47 issues (including April Fool, Fireworks and Xmas) [fn/vfn/nm](52)
£700-900 See illustration

31

Beano (1953)
546 New Year, 547, 550, 552-555, 557, 562-567, 569, 570, 574, 575, 582, 585, 587, 588, 590 Fireworks, 591, 593
No 575 [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (25)
£240-280 See illustration

32

Classics Illustrated (1950s)
Giant Classic 6 A Tale of Two Cities
With 11, 56A, 145, 159 and World Illustrated (Strato) 501, 505, 514, 529-531, 534
[vg+/fn+] (12)
£30-40 See illustration

33

Cortez, Conqueror of Mexico original Eagle artwork (1950) by William Stobbs
With original comic Vol. 1, No 21 1950 (fn]
Establishing a large plantation in Hispaniola on the Spanish Main, Cortez is suddenly challenged to a duel…
William Stobbs (1914-2000) was head of design at the London College of Printing illustrating over 100 books including 20 of his own. 'Cortez' was his only comic strip artwork
Poster colour on board. 21 x 15 ins
£300-400 See illustration

34

Cowboy/Adventure/Space reprints + (1950s-60s)
Action Streamline 68pg album, Adventure in Space Story Book with Transfers, Black Fury 1, Lone Wolf 61, Miracle Man 1 (68pgs), Pirates n.n., Strange Suspense Stories (100pgs), Tarzan 1 and Boys' World (1962) 1, 2
[vg-/fn] (10)
£40-60 See illustration

35

Dandy (Oct-Dec 1950) 463-470, 472-474 Xmas
Including Fireworks issue
463, 468 [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (11)
£60-80 See illustration

36

Dandy (1951)
476, 477, 479-483, 489-497, 499, 501, 502, 504-507, 510-518, 522-527 Xmas. Including 6 doubles
Mixed grades: 13 issues [fr/gd], most issues [vg], Xmas [fn/vfn], a few others [fn/vfn] (44)
£150-200 See illustration

37

Dandy (1953) 580-632 complete year in bound volume.
The Queen’s Coronation year celebrated with No 602 Coronation Holiday Paper as Desperate Dan cheers the congregation from Big Ben but Keyhole Kate has to make her own flag. Westward Ho! With Prince Charlie's Gold by Paddy Brennan with ads for the first and only Desperate Dan Annual
A few [vg/vg+], balance [fn/vfn] (53)
£800-1,200 See illustration

38

Dandy (1956) 737-788 (missing 743, 758-763, 766) including April Fool (vg+], Fireworks [fn], Xmas [vg+], with No 754: First fully illustrated Black Bob adventure by Jack Prout
[vg-/fn] (44)
£200-300 See illustration

39

Dandy (1957) 789-840 (missing 813, 816, 817)
Early issues: Nos 789-815 and 838 [vg/fn], balance 22 later issues, including Fireworks and Xmas [vfn-/vfn] (49)
£300-350 See illustration

40

Dandy (1958) 841-891 (missing 850, 851, 854, 890, 892 Xmas)
Starring Robin Hood in the Mystery of Sherwood Forest by Paddy Brennan, Korky, Desperate Dan and Bing-Bang Benny. With 3 double page pink flyers for Bunty No 1, Rover free gifts and World Cup Footballers free gifts
No 882 missing back cover [gd], balance [vg/fn] (47)
£200-300 See illustration

41

Dandy (Aug-Dec 1959) 925-927, 929-944 Xmas
944 Xmas: back cover soiled and torn [gd], 932 [gd], A few [vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (20)
£80-120 See illustration

42

Detective 4 (L. Miller 1950s)
CGC 6.0
With Mystic 43 [vg], and Spellbound 48 (F. Four cover) [fn] (3)
No Reserve See illustration

43

Hulton Press/Eagle/TV Comic Archive (1951):
Dan Dare: Red Moon Mystery: 2 storyboards/P.C. 49: 2 storyboards/Riders of the Range: 2 storyboards/Muffin The Mule: 1 storyboard/Jolly Monkeys: 3 storyboards/Prudence Kitten: 2 storyboards
All created for the Martin Lucas Mini Cine Film strips. Eagle and TV Comic Printed strips were edited with original background art and text prior to Mini Cine strip photography
13 x 16 ins each (12 boards)
£120-160 See illustration

44

Eagle/Happy Warrior original artwork drawn and painted by Frank Bellamy for The Eagle Vol 8 No 47 (1957)
At the battle of Omdurman on 2 September 1898 a young Lieutenant, Winston Churchill, with 350 men of the 21st Lancers charged what they thought were about 700 Dervishes. Churchill later wrote, 'A deep crease in the ground - a dry watercourse, a khor - appeared where all had seemed smooth, level, plain; and from it there sprang, with a suddenness of a pantomime effect and a high-pitched yell, a dense white mass of 2000 tribesmen and a score of horsemen with bright flags who rose as if by magic from the earth...'
Bright Pelikan inks on board. 21 x 16 ins
£1,000-1,500 See illustration

45

John Wayne Adventure Comics (WDL 1953) 18-34
Starring 'The Greatest Cowboy Star of them all'
[vg+/fn] (17)
£70-100 See illustration

46

John Wayne Adventure Comics (WDL 1953-54) 50-69
A few [vg], balance [vg+/fn] (20)
£70-100 See illustration

47

Justice Traps the Guilty (1st series 1953-58 Arnold Book Co) 9, 11, 12, 14, 18, 20, 21, 35 with (2nd series 1960 Top Sellers) 4, 9, 10
Nos 21, 35 [gd/vg-], balance [vg+/fn] (11)
£35-45 See illustration

48

Lady Chatterley's Mother 'Peep-Show' wallet original artwork and construction by Denis McLoughlin (mid 1950s) possibly for T.V. Boardman. 8 x 3½ ins, poster paint on cellophane
Provenance: Given by McLoughlin to our vendor in 1999, this was one of only three similar pieces that he hand-made. We would suggest that it was probably too expensive for T.V. Boardman to mass produce. It was certainly not held back for its 'sleaze' content which was quite popular at the time
£100-150 See illustration

49

Ranger/Look and Learn: Military Uniforms of 1500s-1600s, two original colour artworks by Eric Parker (late 1950s)
Poster colour on card 19 x 12 ins and paper 15 x 11 ins (2)
£50-70 See illustration

50

Ranger/Look and Learn original colour artwork by Eric Parker combining Fairy Tale and Children's Books characters including Treasure Island, Alice in Wonderland, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Robin Hood, Old King Cole, Jack & Jill, Hansel & Gretel and Aladdin's Treasure
Poster colour on cartridge paper. 21 x 24 ins
£30-40 See illustration

51

Secrets (1953-61) 896, 902 wfg 'What Every Woman Wants To Know' handbook, 1133, 1157, 1091 wfg Rock'N Roll Song Book, 1092 wfg Hit Parade Song Book, 1212 wfg Starsongs Song Book, 1356 and Elvis Presley's Rock'n Roll Song Book and "Pops" Song Book. Silver Star 511 (1949), Family Star 956, 958, 1167, My Weekly 1837 (1948), Oracle 1370, Red Star Weekly 897, Red Letter 20
[vg/fn-] (18)
£50-70 See illustration

52

Strange Adventures 1 (1954 K. G. Murray Oz reprint)
CGC 8.5 Off-white/white pages
With Strange Adventures #44 (1954 DC Comics) [vg], both issues with identical Murphy Anderson cover art (2)
£300-350 See illustration

53

Super Detective Library (1950s)
81, 88, 107, 113, 121, 125, 131, 135, 145, 155
All starring Blackshirt - The master cracksman and adventurer whose exploits against the Underworld were feared by every criminal… (now read on…)
Bright covers, cream pages with rust spots showing through [vg/fn-] (10)
£40-60 See illustration

54

Thriller Picture Library (1957-58)
191-201, 203, 205, 207-212, 215
Starring Battler Britton, Dick Turpin, Strongbow, Robin Hood, The Three Musketeers and The Bloodhound
Bright covers with rust spots showing through, sharp corners, cream pages [vg/fn] (20)
£80-120 See illustration

55

Thriller Picture Library (1958-59)
216, 218, 219, 226, 227, 229, 231, 234-237, 240, 242, 244, 246, 248, 254, 255, 257, 258
Starring Battler Britton, The Silver Lion, The Sea Lord (Nelson), Dick Daring of the Mounties, Spy 13 and Robin Hood
Bright covers with rust spots showing through, sharp corners, cream pages [vg/fn] (20)
£80-120 See illustration

56

Thriller Picture Library (1959)
259-266, 268-270, 272-275
Starring Dick Daring, Battler Britton, Robin Hood and Spy 13
Bright covers with some rust spots showing through, sharp corners, cream pages. 266 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (15)
£60-80 See illustration

57

Thriller Picture Library (1959-61)
278, 279, 309, 328, 332, 333, 336, 341, 348, 349, 352, 353, 360, 371, 377
Starring Battler Britton, Spy 13, Bullets in the Sun (John Steel) and The Town Tamer
Bright covers with some rust spots showing through, sharp corners, cream pages [vg/fn] (15)
£60-80 See illustration

58

Topper (Feb-Dec 1953) 1-47
Complete year. Starring Mickey The Monkey with Treasure Island and Kidnapped back page stories, all by Dudley Watkins
No 1 (vg+], 2, 3, 5, 7 [fn], 6, 9, 25, 27, 31 repaired, reinforced spines [gd], 47 Xmas [vg], balance [vg/fn-] (47)
£500-700 See illustration

59

Topper (1953)
8, 13-15, 17, 18, 20, 22, 23, 36, 39, 40, 47 Xmas and 76 (1954)
Nos 39 & 76 with reinforced spines [gd], No 47 Xmas, small tape pieces to weak interior spine [gd-vg], balance [vg-/vg+] (14)
£45-60 See illustration

60

Topper (1954) 48-99. Complete year
Fireworks [vg+], Xmas [fn], 34 issues with repaired, reinforced spines [gd], balance 16 issues [vg/fn] (52)
£200-300 See illustration

61

Topper (1955) 100-152
Near complete year missing No 124. No 100 first Beryl the Peril by David Law, Mickey The Monkey, King Solomon's Mines, Allan Quartermain - all by Dudley Watkins (who drew himself as an artist in issue 116 Mickey The Monkey cover story)
No 120 [gd], No 105 [vg-], 101 [vg], 116, 130, 152 [vg+], balance 46 issues (including Easter, Fireworks and Xmas) [fn/vfn/nm] (52)
£500-600 See illustration

62

Topper (1956) 153-204
Near complete year (missing Nos 166, 182). With No 222 from (1957)
No 154 has full page ad for Beezer No 1
10 issues with neat ink owner name to cover margin. 1988, 199 [vg], balance [fn/vfn+] (51)
£450-500 See illustration

63

T.V. Boardman paperbacks (1950-55).
Hard-boiled crime and detective novels with Denis McLoughlin art-deco covers
3 issues [vg-/vg], balance [fn/fn+] (14)
£70-100 See illustration

64

Three Wartime original artworks by Eric Parker
Poster colour on paper 20 x 15 ins. Colour wash on board 15 x 15 ins and black ink on card 12 x 9 ins (for Sexton Blake Library 290 (1953) The Secret of the Indian Lawyer) (3)
£50-70 See illustration

65

Air Ace Picture Library 325 original cover artwork (1966) by Alan Willow showing Dog-Fight Dixon and the Balkan Battle
Gouache on board. 15 x 12 ins
£150-200 See illustration

66

Beezer (1968-75) 51 issues between 651-1025 and 6 between 1976-80: 1968 x 6, 1969 x 1, 1970 x 5, 1971 x 10, 1972 x 4, 1974 x 6, 1975 x 19 and 1976-80 x 6
A few [gd], balance [vg/fn] (57)
£160-200 See illustration

67

Boy's World/Brett Million and the Ghost World original artwork (1963) drawn and painted by Frank Bellamy for Boy's World Vol. 2 No 13, 1963
Brett is captured then suddenly teleported by the Aliens again as his amplifier runs dangerously low…
Bright Pelikan inks on board. 20 x 15 ins
£1,200-1,600 See illustration

68

Buster (1961) 22 issues between 14 Jan-25 Nov, including Easter and Fireworks issues with Buster (1963) 14 issues between 5 Jan-14 Dec and (1964) 4 issues between 14 Mar-21 Nov and (1965) 6 Feb
Starring Buster, the Son of Andy Capp, Phantom Force 5, The Shrinker, The Terrors of Tornado St and Milkiway - The Man from Mars
11 issues [gd], 6 [vg], balance 24 [fn-/fn+] (41)
£200-250 See illustration

69

Buster (1964) 38 issues between 25 Jan-19 Dec including Easter and Fireworks issues
Starring Maxwell Hawke, The Shrinker, Charlie Peace, Thunder Boult, Black Axe the Saxon Avenger and Morecombe & Wise!
18 Apr, 18 Jul [gd], balance 26 issues [vg/fn+] (38)
£200-250 See illustration

70

Dandy (1960) 945-997. Complete year
No 949 no back cover [gd], 9 issues [vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (53)
£250-300 See illustration

71

Dandy (1961) 998-1049. Complete year.
Starring Korky, Desperate Dan, Corporal Clott , Black Bob and Ali-Ha-Ha
[vg/fn/fn+] (52)
£250-300 See illustration

72

Dandy (1962) 1050-1101. Complete year
With Korky, Desperate Dan, Blitz Boy and Ali-Ha-Ha
1058 [gd], Xmas [vg], balance [vg/fn] (52)
£200-250 See illustration

73

Dandy (1963) 1102-1153. Complete year
Starring Korky, Desperate Dan, Corporal Clott and Willie Fixit
10 issues with torn pages, biro name to covers, worn spines [gd], balance (incl Xmas, Fireworks, Easter) [vg/fn] (52)
£200-250 See illustration

74

Defeating the Dutch original back cover artwork (1968) by Eric Parker for Look and Learn No 326 13 April 1968
From the 'Scrapbook of the British Sailor' series. (With original comic)
3ins sealed tear to lower margin (not affecting artwork). Poster colour on board. 21 x 17 ins
£150-200 See illustration

75

Disney Comics (1960s)
Four original colour centre-spread layouts by Eric Parker for various Disney comics entitled Circus Crazy, Too Many Cooks, A Stitch in Time and It takes Two (with editor's margin note 'Eric - Don't forget Pretty Disney faces! Especially on the girls! Alf.'
Poster colour on paper. 16 x 21 ins each (4)
£50-70 See illustration

76

Flash 1 (1962 Top sellers/Thorpe & Porter)
Reprinting stories from Silver Age Flash # 106 & 108, also Golden Age Wonder Woman # 90-93
CGC 8.0
White pages
£40-60 See illustration

77

Flash 2 (1965 Top Sellers)
Reprinting stories from Flash # 106 & 108 with Wonder Woman # 89-93
CGC 6.0 White pages
With Flash 4 reprinting Flash # 109 and Wonder Woman # 92-93
CGC 6.0 Off-white/white pages (2)
£30-50 See illustration

78

Girl's Comics (1960s)
Bunty 191, 459, 615, Judy 73, 175, 261, June: 25 Mar 1961 wfg Superb Album of Royal Pets with all 9 colour photos inserted. June: 1 April, 8 April, 15 April, June And School Friend 30 Jan 1965 wfg Lulu's Friendship Album and 24 (unstuck) stickers incl. Mick Jagger, John Lennon and George Harrison also given away with June and School Friend 6-20 Feb 1965, with Xmas 1965 and Romeo 159 (1960) with set of 9 Colour Pop Star Transfers
Gifts as new, comics [vg/fn] (16)
£60-80 See illustration

79

Harris Tweed - Extra Special Agent original artwork (1960) drawn and signed by John Ryan for The Eagle Vol. 11, No 12 1960 (with original comic) and Harris Tweed/Eagle Jigsaw puzzle complete in [vg] original box. Artwork: Indian ink on board, 16 x 11 ins
£180-220 See illustration

80

Heros the Spartan original double-page artwork (1962) painted and signed by Frank Bellamy
For The Eagle Vol. 13 No 46
Taken prisoner to the mountain Palace of Gold, inhabited by the priests of the pagan god, Diom, Heros and his cohort survivors are forced to fight duels against the wild, animal-like savages called the Magus...
Bright Pelikan inks on board, 28 x 20 ins. The Heros title lettering and rectangular text boxes are laser colour editions to complete the look of the artwork and may be removed if required
*This is the final board of Heros artwork in the recent run offered for auction.
£4,500-5,000 See illustration

81

Hornet No 57 (1964) wfg Zoom Gun in original printed envelope and 4pg Flyer, No 314 (1969) wfg Football Facts and Photos with Hotspur (1971-73) No 621 wfg Football Club Colours booklet, No 626 wfg Squirty Ring (lacking ring) in envelope and 4 pg Flyer, No 676 wfg Flying Zoomer, No 520 wfg Football Pull-Out, No 675 wfg Football Poster and Nos 729-731 each wfgs All-Star Banners [fn] (14)
£40-60 See illustration

82

Hornet (1965) 75-78 with all Football free gifts 'Top Players and Teams of Today and Yesterday' complete in plastic wallet, Tiger And Hurricane (15 May 1965) wfg Wembley Whistle in illustrated envelope. With Radio Fun 925 (1956) wfg British Sports Stars 1-20 complete coloured photo card set incl Peter May, Gordon Pirie, Stanley Matthews, John Surtees, Brian Statham, Stirling Moss, Cliff Morgan, Billy Wright, Judy Grinham and Reg Harris and Roy of The Rovers (22.3.1986) wfg Roy Race Standee figure. With Wizard (1957) 1652, 1653 wfgs Leslie Welch 'The Memory Man' booklets of Football Facts, Booklet of Sports Specials, Wizard (1963) No 1970 wfg Ace Album of Britain's Football Stars with Rover (Nov 16 1963) with same free gift [vg/fn/vfn] (10)
£40-60 See illustration

83

Judy (1960-62)
1-89, 91, 92, 94-101, 103-109, 116, 119
Introducing Judy, Nanette of the North, Sandra of the Secret Ballet and Judy's Alphabet of Fashion
No 4 with pages 27/28, 29/30 missing, 14, 23, 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 48, 52, 69, 84 back pages missing and 81, 85 with front covers cut away leaving titles, these 14 issues [gd], 8 further issues with brown taped tears [vg-], No 1, 2, 3 [vg], balance 83 issues [vg/fn-] (108)
£230-270 See illustration

84

June and School Friend (1966) 1 Jan-31 Dec complete year of Publisher's file copies in two bound volumes. Starring Mimi the Mesmerist, Zanna Queen of the Jungle, Vanessa from Venus, Mam'selle X, and The Growing-up of the Avenger's Emma Peel. Modern Miss Problem Page and Showdate Pop and Film Star Special
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages [fn/vfn] (53)
£70-100 See illustration

85

June and School Friend (1967). Complete year of Publisher's file copies in two bound volumes
Starring Lucky's Living Doll, Four Fight Back, The Reluctant Rich Girl, The Sindy Set and Angela's Problem Pages, Margaret of Oxford writes; 'For Christmas I had a bottle of bath oil given to me and, do you know, I haven't a clue how to use it -?' Angela replies 'Drink It' (she didn’t, really, we just thought it was funnier)
Bright covers, light tan pages [fn-/fn+] (52)
£70-100 See illustration

86

Lion Summer Specials (1968-70) 1-3
[vg/vg-/fn-] (3)
£20-25 See illustration

87

Lion Summer Spectacular Epic (1967)
[fn]
£40-60 See illustration

88

Thriller Picture Library (1961-63)
383, 391, 406, 410, 418, 422, 430, 434, 438, 442, 446, 450 all starring Jet-Ace Logan, Dare-devil Ace of the RAF Space Command
No 391 has 3 x 1 ins lower back cover piece torn away [gd], 446 [vg], balance have bright covers, cream/light tan pages with a few rust spots showing through [fn-/fn] (12)
£50-70 See illustration

89

TV Comic (1962) 525-576
Complete year with free gifts Milky Bar Kid badge (No 536), BMC Supplement (564) and Popeye transfers (566). Starring Popeye, Fireball XL5 begins (572), Supercar colour centre spread, Four Feather Falls, The Range Rider and The Milky Bar Kid
Nos 535, 541 [gd], 15 issues with worn spines [vg-], A few [fn], balance [vg/vg+] (52)
£150-200 See illustration

90

TV Summer Special Comic 1 (1962)
Starring Bootsie & Snudge, Supercar, Popeye, Four Feather Falls, Foo-Foo, The Range Rider, The Milky Bar Kid and Mighty Moth
Worn spine and lower cover edges [vg]
£60-80 See illustration

91

TV Comic (1963) 577-628
Complete year. First Telegoons strip.
15 issues [vg], balance 37 [fn/vfn] (52)
£150-200 See illustration

92

TV Comic Holiday Special 2 (1963)
Starring The Milky Bar Kid, Fireball XL5 Space Race, Popeye and Four Feather Falls
[vg]
£40-60 See illustration

93

TV Comic (1964) 629-680
Complete year wfgs: My Book of TV Stars with 20 colour portraits (loose and unstuck). No 671 with 8pg BMC Supplements. Starring Fireball XL5, Foo-Foo, Space Patrol colour centre spread begins, Popeye. The Telegoons and No 674 the first Doctor Who and William Hartnell character.
[fn/vfn/nm] (52)
£250-350 See illustration

94

TV Comic (1965) 681-732
Complete year wfgs: No 684 New Book of TV Stars and 8 (unstuck) stickers. 696 Milky Bar Kid badge. 720 First Avengers, Doctor Who (William Hartnell) moves to full colour centre-spread adventures
[fn/vfn/nm] (52)
£200-300 See illustration

95

TV Comic Holiday Special (1965) [vg], TV Comic Annuals 1965, 1966 with TV Comic 736 (1966) wfg My 1966 Book of TV Stars, TV Comic 784 Xmas starring Doctor Who as first Patrick Troughton character
Comics [vg+/fn], Annuals [fn] (5)
£45-65 See illustration

96

TV Comic (1967) 786-837
Complete year starring Doctor Who, Ken Dodd, Adam Adamant, Anglo Ace and Popeye. No 788 wfg My Super Book of TV Stars with all 24 colour cards attached, including Patrick Troughton as Doctor Who, Michael Bentine, Tommy Cooper, Dudley Moore, Tom Jones, Bob Monkhouse and Tony Hancock. With TV Comic (1960) No 420 wfg Red Ray Space Ranger badge, and nos. 422, 444 and 372 (1958)
A few [fn-], balance [fn/vfn] (56)
£200-300 See illustration

97

Valiant Picture Library (1963-64) 5, 9, 18 all [vg]
With Eagle Picture Library (1985) 1, 3, 5, 6 (x 2), 7-9, 13, 14 and 2 Dan Dare badges
[vfn/vfn+] (14)
No Reserve See illustration

98

Valiant (1968-71) 16 Mar 1968 wfg 32 pg Valiant Big Book of Football, 23 May 1970 wfg World Cup 1970 Complete Record, Valiant And Smash No 1 (10 Apr 1971), Valiant And TV21 No 1 (2 Oct 1971) with first Star Trek adventure, Nos 3-6 with My Favourite Soccer Stars Album with all 32 picture card inserts and Valiant And Lion No 1 (5 Oct 1974) wfg The Kicking Footballer in original illustrated bag with assembly instructions. (This gift is rare)
Gifts as new, comic [fn/vfn] (9)
£70-100 See illustration

99

Victor (1966-71) 261 wfg Table Football Game and 4pg Flyer, Nos 262, 263, 265 wfgs 66 Motor Cars of 1966 album and Sheet No 2 of 14 cars, No 307, 309 wfg Victor Glider in illustrated envelope, 362-364 wfgs My Own Cup-Tie Diary and 18 Stand-Up Footballers with 4pg Flyer, No 417 wfg Football Pop-Up, Nos 418, 419 wgs Football Favourites 1 & 2 Wall Panels, Nos 465, 466 wfgs Big Football Dates and Football Leagues Records, 577 wfg Star Cars of 1971 Album with all 70 colour cars photos attached, No 1391 (1987) wfg 5 Football Stamps and Wizard 10 Mar 1973 wfg All-Star Sports Ring with 20 Super Stick-On pictures
Gifts as new, comics [vg/fn/vfn] (19)
£70-100 See illustration

100

Victor Summer Specials (1968-70) 2, 3, 4 with Beano Summer Special (1972)
[vg] (4)
£20-30 See illustration

101

Beano (1972) 1537-1589
Complete year in two bound volumes. With Biffo, Minnie, Dennis and Gnasher, Little Plum, Baby Face Finlayson, Lord Snooty, Billy the Cat, Roger the Dodger and The Bash Street Kids
Several issues with foxing and biro owner name to cover margins [vg/fn+] (53)
£150-250 See illustration

102

Garth: 'The Wolfman of Ausensee' original artwork (1972) drawn by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror 8.7.'72
Indian ink on board. 21 x 7 ins
£220-260 See illustration

103

Captain Britain 2 (1976)
CGC 9.6 White pages
No Reserve See illustration

104

Garth 'Women of Galba' original artwork (1973) drawn by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror 7.4.'73
Indian ink on board. 21 x 7 ins
£250-300 See illustration

105

Charley's War: 3 original consecutive artworks (1984) by Joe Colquhoun for Battle 626 pgs 2-4
The battle of the Somme 1916. Charley volunteers as a runner to alert the artillery they are firing on the British positions… the first twelve runners did not get through...
Indian ink on card. 19 x 15 ins (3 artworks)
£550-750 See illustration

106

Countdown (1971-72) 1-58
Complete run (with double of No 3 John Pertwee Doctor Who photo cover)
Starring Doctor Who and the Persuaders by Harry Lindfield, Thunderbirds by Don Harley, Captain Scarlet, UFO and Stingray by Ron Embleton
No 1 worn spine, 24, 44, 51 [gd], balance [vg/fn/vfn] (59)
£150-200 See illustration

107

TV Action + Countdown (1972) 62-100, becomes T.V. Action (1973) 101-130, 132 last issue
Starring Doctor Who, Countdown by John Burns, UFO, Stingray, Fireball XL5, Mission Impossible, The Persuaders, Hawaii Five-0, The Protectors, Captain Scarlet and The Mysterons
Some light foxing to earlier issue margins [vg+/fn+] (70)
£250-350 See illustration

108

Charley's War: 3 original consecutive artworks (1984) by Joe Colquhoun (and signed to the lower panel of pg 3) for Battle 628 pgs 2-4
The battle of the Somme 1916. After a terrifying run Charley gets a message through to Lt. Snell who finally alerted the artillery. But because the sadistic Snell had caused a fatal delay, Charley returned to a tragic scene... and what he saw drove him mad with rage…
Indian ink on card. 19 x 15 ins (3 artworks)
£550-750 See illustration

109

Garth: 'The Mask of Atacama' original artwork (1973) drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror 21.9.'73
Indian ink on board. 21 x 7 in
£250-300 See illustration

110

Valiant (1st Jan-24 June 1972)
Half-year bound volume with Captain Hurricane, Kid Pharaoh, Janus Stark, Star Trek, The Swots and the Blots, Return of the Claw and Kelley's Eye
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages [fn/vfn] (26)
£50-70 See illustration

111

Wizard (Sept 4 - Dec 25 1971) 82-98.
In bound volume. Starring Ironfist, From Under The Sea They Came and Ambling Archie
Bright covers, cream pages [vfn] (17)
£30-40 See illustration

112

Warrior Magazine (Quality 1982-85) 1-26
Creator, Dez Skinn's magnum opus (and winner of 17 Eagle awards) featuring the cream of British comics creators including Alan Moore, John Bolton, Steve Dillon, Gary Leach, and Cam Kennedy. With Marvelman Special No 1 (1984) [fn]
Cream pages with light tan margins. No 1 [vg+], a few [vg/vg+], balance [fn-/fn+] (27)
£40-60 See illustration


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