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August 2021 Catalogue
British comics and artwork
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1

Boy's Own Annual (1899) 1029-1081
Twenty-First Anniversary year. Hunted Through The Frozen Oceans, Allan Adair and The Three Chums adventure stories. Captain Len Guy or An Antarctic Mystery by Jules Verne in 26 episodes
Eight colour and fold-out plates
Many illustrations by Louis Wain and the success of The Australian cricket team of 1898
Rare in this grade [vfn] (53)
£100-150 See illustration

2

Robin Hood Library (Aldine 1st Series 1901-03) 45, 55 (2nd Series 1912-14) 2, 4, 5, 8 (3rd Series 1924-27), 5, 12, 14-28, 31-47, 49-56
A few [gd], balance [vg] (47)
£60-80 See illustration

3

Chips, Comic Cuts, Puck, Jingles and Jester (1920s-50s) original artwork panels (most) by Bertie Brown including Homeless Hector (his cat!), Weary Willie and Tired Tim, Willie and Wally, Dan Druff the Barber and Ray Ling the Fence!
Indian ink on card. Most panels 5x7 ins (a few are smaller) (12)
£70-90 See illustration

4

Comic Life ( J. Henderson & Sons 1917) 968-993 Jan- Jun. In half-year bound volume
Starring Our Fat Tramps, Butterball and Tall Thomas and Marvelle The Mystic with some propaganda WWI comic strips
Issues 968-981 were printed 3/4 size due to wartime paper shortages
Cream/light tan pages [fn-/fn], balance light tan/tan pages [vg] (26)
£80-120 See illustration

5

Merry & Bright (1922 Am. Press) 274-300 Jul-Dec
In half-year bound volume. Publisher's file copies starring The Shirkwork Brothers, Grabbem and Pinch the Comical Coppers and Sexton Hyde and his Four Girl Detectives
[fn/vfn] (27)
£70-100 See illustration

6

Sexton Blake Library (1st Series 1923-25)
268, 274, 276, 282, 288, 291, 296, 306, 308, 313, 315, 319-321, 323, 332, 333, 335-337, 339, 340, 343, 347, 350, 353, 356, 357, 359, 363, 365, 372, 373, 376, 378, 380
Some rust spots showing through covers [vg/vg+] (36)
£150-200 See illustration

7

Sexton Blake Library (2nd Series 1927-28)
83, 84, 86-88, 91, 93, 96, 102, 108, 110, 111, 113-116, 122, 124, 132, 134, 135, 162, 167, 390 (1933) and Boys' Friend Library 523 (1936)
Some rust spots showing through covers [vg/vg+] (25)
£120-160 See illustration

8

Detective Weekly (1935) 124-129: Agatha Christie’s Murder on The Orient Express complete in 6 episodes
With Detective Weekly (1938) 254-306 complete year with 21 Sexton Blake stories, Night of Dread by John Creasey, The Black Dagger Crimes by Edwy Searles Brooks and The Devil's Brood with cover art by Reginald Heade
124-129 [gd/vg], 254-279 trimmed, retrieved from bound volume [vg], 280-306 [fn/vfn] (59)
£150-200 See illustration

9

Detective Weekly (1939-40) 307-379
Complete year of 1939 continuing to final issue No 379 due to wartime paper shortages. From No 310 'Sexton Blake's Own Paper' was printed above the title. Including thriller stories by Edwy Searles Brooks, G.H. Teed and Anthony Skene. 'Enter Sexton Blake' was a hugely popular radio serial during 1939 and was broadcast in tandem with Detective Weekly
Complete year of 1939: 307-358 [fn/vfn], the following 21 issues from 1940 are trimmed, retrieved from bound volume [vg] (73)
£150-200 See illustration

10

Hotspur 1 (1933)
Bright cover with small piece missing from RH cover edge, slight horizontal cover crease not breaking colours, minor edge tears, cream/light tan pages [vg/fn]
£140-180 See illustration

11

Joe E Brown original artwork by George Wakefield (1938) for Film Fun 5 February 1938.
Joe gets into terrible trouble looking after his friend's mummy …
Complete 15 panel story
Indian ink on card, each panel 9½ x 4½ (15)
£150-200 See illustration

12

Pioneer (1934) 1-25
In bound volume with free gifts with Nos 2, 3 and 4. Great pioneer biographies and pictures of Charles Lindbergh, Lawrence of Arabia, Malcolm Campbell, with adventure stories by Frank Buck and Australian and British Air Aces
[vg/fn] (25)
No Reserve See illustration

13

Ranger No 1 (1931)
No back cover, rust marks [fr]
With Playhour No 1 (1954) worn spine, rusty staples, three 2" edge tears
[gd] (2)
No Reserve See illustration

14

Scoops No 1 (1934) "The UK's first Science Fiction Weekly"
Bright cover, medium spine wear, rusty staples, some discolouration to lower back cover [vg+]
£150-200 See illustration

15

The Thriller (1931-32)
30 issues between 100-204 and (1936-37) 367, 379, 388, 437 with stories by Barry Perowne, John G Brandon, L.C. Dothwaite and Anthony Skene. Bright covers, rusty disintegrated staples.
5 issues [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (34)
£70-90 See illustration

16

The Thriller (1935) 309-360
Complete year in two bound volumes. Publisher's file copies of Philomel Cottage by Agatha Christie, Four Just Men by Edgar Wallace, The Saint by Leslie Charteris, Raffles by Barry Perowne and 'Gripping New Thrill Novels' by John Creasey, Ladbroke Black, Sydney Horler and John G Brandon
Most covers illustrated by the brilliant atmospheric pen of Mike (Ernest) Hubbard
[fn/vfn] (52)
£300-400 See illustration

17

1930s-40s Comics with Free Gifts
Adventure No 61 (1922) with 10 adventure Picture Cards, Boys' Magazine (1924-33) 409 wfg presentation plate The Polar Flyer, 414 wfg P. Plate Deep Sea Diving Machine, 596 wfg Metal Propeller and nose cap for monoplane and Book of Xmas Fun booklet for 13 Dec 1924 (without comic). Nelson Lee Library 542 (1925) wfg Stamp Packet No 1 (4 stamps) with Special Xmas Number 34 (1926). Red Arrow (1932) 1, 8, 22, 23, 51 wfgs Junior Football Training Book (No 22) and Strong Man Secrets (No 23). Red Star Weekly 405 (1939) wfg Shirley Temple Film Star Photo. Scout 914 (1925) wfg Every Boy's Book of Football, 876 wfg Railway Engine Photo-Card. Young Britain No 2 (1919) [gd], wfg Picture Plate of Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks, No 156 wfgs Cricketers Photos Jack Hobbs and Percy Fender. With Film Fun Free Gifts (935-37) Buck Jones Thrill Book, Stand-Up Film Star Cards of Jean Arthur, Gary Cooper, Buck Jones , Joel McRea, Merle Oberon, Ginger Rogers and Spencer Tracy, all in Film Fun wallet with Flyer [vg] (22)
£80-120 See illustration

18

Jolly Comic (1949) 4 strip original artwork by A.T. (Bertie) Brown
Indian ink and wash, highlighted with blue crayon, on card. 19 x 20 ins
£90-130 See illustration

19

Mickey Mouse (1945) Jan 13-Dec 29
Near complete year missing June 2nd. Issued fortnightly
May 5 2ins spine tear [vg+], balance [fn/vfn] (25)
£140-180 See illustration

20

Beano No 34 (Mar 18 1939)
Bright cover with back cover light foxing and ink dust blemishes. Cream/light tan pages, a few with some margin foxing [vg/fn]
£90-130 See illustration

21

Beano No 40 (Apr 29 1939)
Bright cover with some light margin foxing. Cream/light tan pages [fn-]
£90-130 See illustration

22

Beano No 56 (Aug 19 1939)
Bright cover, cream/light tan pages with a few margin foxing blemishes. Back cover with some ink flicks to lower margin [vg/fn]
£90-130 See illustration

23

Beano No 66 (1939) missing pg 11/12 [fr].
With Beano 211 (1943) propaganda war issue [fn] and Dandy 201 (1941)
Large cover tears with no loss [gd-] (3)
No Reserve See illustration

24

Beano No 78 (Jan 20 1940)
Propaganda war issue. Wild Boy of the Woods condemned as a British spy. Frosty McNab freezes a U-Boat!
Bright covers with some margin foxing. Cream pages [fn-]
£120-150 See illustration

25

Beano No 83 (Feb 24 1940)
Propaganda war issue. Wild Boy of the Woods destroys a German bomber, Wee Peem sends up barrage balloons
Top cover margin foxing, small scrape tear to lower back cover margin [vg+]
£90-120 See illustration

26

Beano No 89 (6 Apr 1940)
Bright covers, cream pages [fn/vfn]
£150-200 See illustration

27

Beano No 108 (17 Aug 1940)
Propaganda war issue. Hitler and Goering fight Lord Snooty in Scotland. Wild Boy's eagles bomb an Italian battleship
Bright cover with 1 ins tear to lower margin by spine with narrow dust shadow. Cream pages [fn]
£120-150 See illustration

28

Beano No 135 (22 Feb 1941)
'Look inside and see Lord Snooty jape the Nazis' top cover sub-title. Dudley Watkins draws first adventure strip in The Beano: Tom Thumb the Brave Little One. Musso jumps into a vat of ice cream. Wild Boy steals a German Glider battalion
Bright covers, cream pages [fn+]
£150-200 See illustration

29

Dandy 53 (3 Dec 1938) early Christmas issue with ad for the first Dandy Monster Comic
Quarter inch trim to all edges [gd]
With Dandy 56 (1938) Xmas issue with page 21/22 photocopy [fr/gd] (2)
No Reserve See illustration

30

Dandy 78 (1939)
Bright cover, light tan pages [vg+]
£50-70 See illustration

31

Dandy 107 (Dec 16 1939)
Desperate Dan is giving away Korky Christmas cakes (but not to Addie and Hermy)
[vg/vg+]
£50-70 See illustration

32

Addie and Hermy original artwork by Sam Fair (1940) with Dandy 137 (Jul 13 1940)
Propaganda war issue from which it comes. Der big prize for winning der horse race is Der Big Feed so Addie and Hermy rocket to first place but der big Feed is for the horse - Der Oats!
Indian ink on cartridge paper 12 x 11 ins, Dandy Comic is [vg] (2)
£180-230 See illustration

33

Dandy 308 (1945) Xmas Fun issue
[fn]
£100-150 See illustration

34

Dandy 334 (1946) Bumper Xmas Number
[vg+]
£60-80 See illustration

35

Dandy 359 (1947) Bumper Xmas Treat issue
[fn-]
£60-80 See illustration

36

Dandy (1948) 360 New Year [vg+], 382 Fireworks [vg]
(2)
£40-60 See illustration

37

Dandy 385 (1948) Grand Xmas Number
Light horizontal centre fold l[vg]
£40-60 See illustration

38

Dandy 422 (1949) Bumper Xmas Number
[fn-]
£50-70 See illustration

39

D.C. Thomson Famous Books In Pictures illustrated by Dudley Watkins (1948-53)
Complete set. Kidnapped: book [fn], dj: torn away pieces filled in [gd]. Robinson Crusoe: book [vg], dj: tears, pieces missing [gd], Oliver Twist [fn], Treasure Island [fn] (4)
No Reserve See illustration

40

Magic Comic No 1 Flyer
An 80-page mini comic in its own right
Light tan pages [fn-]
£80-120 See illustration

41

Magic Comic No 38 (1940)
Koko The Pup by E. H. Banger, Peter Piper by Dudley Watkins
Bright covers, cream pages, back cover has some wear and small tears to top edge [vg/fn]
£70-90 See illustration

42

Magic Comic No 43 (1940)
Propaganda war issue with Herr Paul Pry - The Nasty Spy
Cream/light tan pages with wear to overhang page edges [vg]
£50-70 See illustration

43

Magic Comic (1940) 58, 59, 60
Starring Koko by E.H. Banger and Peter Piper by Dudley Watkins
Nos 58 and 59 trimmed and retrieved from bound volume with 5 string holes to spines, both [gd], No 60 with interior tape to some edges and some edge brittleness with re-glued re-attached worn spine [fr/gd] (3)
No Reserve See illustration

44

Sooty Snowball original full colour artwork (1940) by Robert McGillavray from Magic Comic.
Sooty wastes the butcher's sausages by using them as tyres for his delivery bike!
Small pieces missing from top left and top right corners
Sooty Snowball was one of the few characters to continue when Magic was amalgamated into the Magic-Beano Book in 1942
This is only the second Sooty artwork known to survive. Poster colour on card, 9 x 14 ins
£230-280 See illustration

45

Beryl The Peril Annual 1 (1959)
Bright boards, no dedication, clean white pages [fn/vfn]
£50-70 See illustration

46

Dennis The Menace Annual 1 (1956)
Bright boards with some light vertical stress lines, no dedication, clean white pages [fn]
£80-120 See illustration

47

Desperate Dan Annual 1 (1954)
Bright boards with 1 inch wear to top spine. Creamy white pages [fn-]
£60-80 See illustration

48

Beezer Books 1, 2 (1958, 1959)
Starring Pop, Dick & Harry, Ginger and the Banana Bunch
Bright boards with minor corner wear, no dedications, white pages [fn/fn+] (2)
£80-120 See illustration

49

Broons Books (1956, 1958, 1960, 1962)
[vg/gd/vg+/vg] (4)
No Reserve See illustration

50

Oor Wullie Books (1957, 1959, 1961, 1963)
[vg-/vg-/vg/vg+]
No Reserve See illustration

51

Beano (1958) 807-858
Complete year
First appearance of the Beano's seafaring goon Jonah by Ken Reid, Last Shipwrecked Circus by Dudley Watkins. No 851 with 4 pg Flyer for Beezer Free Flute
814, 820, 820 with biro outline to 'Beano' title [vg], balance issues [fn+/vfn] (52)
£600-800 See illustration

52

Topper No 1 Flyer, Thunderclap free gift from Topper No 31 (1953 art by Dudley Watkins)
Gift has some wear (2)
£30-40 See illustration

53

Beano (1959) 859-910
Complete year. First appearance of The Three Bears by Leo Baxendale
884 [vg-], 910 Xmas (vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (52)
£500-700 See illustration

54

Dandy 631 (1953) Xmas Fun Number
[fn/vfn]
£40-60 See illustration

55

Dandy 683 (1954) Xmas Fun Number [fn]
With 736 (1955) New Year [fn-], 737 (1956) [vfn]
(3)
£50-70 See illustration

56

Just Jimmy original artwork by Hugh Morren for The Dandy No 758 (1956), which is included
Jimmy opens a jar of honey from mum's shopping and the bees misbeehive…
Hugh Morren was a freelance artist working for DC Thomson and this was his first Just Jimmy artwork for The Dandy. He also drew the popular Smasher strip for 30 years and Jimmy's female counterpart, Calamity Jane for The Beezer
Black and red poster colour on card. 15 x 12 ins (2)
£120-160 See illustration

57

Dandy 788 (1956) Christmas Fun Number [fn/vfn]
With 789 (1957) New Year [fn], 839 [fn+], 844 (1958) [fn]
(4)
£35-45 See illustration

58

Bunty No 1 (1958)
Uncle Tom's Cabin illustrated by Paddy Brennan
Bright cover, moisture discolouration to lower margin, all pages [fn-]
£70-90 See illustration

59

Girls' Comics with Free Gifts (late 1950s-60s)
Bunty No 3 wfg Famous Girls of Today Picture Album, 245 (1962) wfg Stars of The Ballet booklet, Girls' Crystal 957 (1954) wfg Confessions Album. Boyfriend (1961) 121-123, 178 all with free gift Elvis Wall Panel Posters, Mandy 2, 3 (1967) without free gifts. June and Schoolfriend 29 Jan 1966 wfg Jimmy Tarbuck's Gallery of Stars booklet with all 108 star photos inserted. Princess 17.3.1962 wfg Ballerina Album. Princess Tina 15.3.69 wfg Secret Address Book and Code Writing Card, Sally No 2 (1969) wfg Lovely Bracelet and Woman's Day 1.14.61 wfg 6 Romance Transfers and Multi Colour Cotton Skein.
Free gifts [fn/as new], comics: Bunty [gd], balance [vg/fn] (14)
£90-130 See illustration

60

Captain Marvel (3rd Series L Miller 1953-54) 3, 5, 7-10
No 3: 5 inch spine split [gd-], 5 [vg+], 7-10 [fn-/fn] (6)
£50-70 See illustration

61

Captain Marvel (1954 3rd Series, L. Miller) 12-16, 20, 22
No 20, 22 discoloured tape to spines, detached covers [fr], 12-16 bright covers with interior page margin tanning [fn-/fn] (7)
£40-60 See illustration

62

Captain Marvel Jr (1953 3rd Series, L Miller) 1-3
No 1: Bright cover with slight dust shadow and ¼ ins tear, cream /light tan pages [fn], No 2: detached cover, rusty staples, tan pages [fr/gd], No 3: bright cover, light tan pages with darker margins [fn] (3)
£80-120 See illustration

63

Captain Marvel Jr (1954 3rd Series, L Miller) 8-10, 12-24 last issue with cover also titled 'The Young Marvelman'
Bright covers, light tan pages with darker margins No 20, 22 split spines [fr], 24 half spine split [gd], 23 [vg-], balance issues [fn-/fn+] (16)
£90-140 See illustration

64

Classics Illustrated 74 (1952 HRN 141) Mr Midshipman Easy (3rd edition)
Scarce British cover art. Bright cover with two full length light cover creases and three top right cover creases. White pages, rusty staples [vg+]
£120-160 See illustration

65

Crime Detective Comics No 1 (Streamline 1951 - no number to cover)
Worn corners
The Perfect Crime No 1 (1951, Pemberton)
Clear tape to interior cover edges and interior spines
With Rip Kirby Comic Album
[gd+/gd/vg] (3)
No Reserve See illustration

66

Streamline/Crime selection (1950s)
Charlie Chan 1 (full colour pages) [fn], Doll Man n.n., (Popular Press One-Shot 1951). Bright detached cover, rusty staples [gd], Inside Crime n.n. (One-Shot) [fn/vfn], Justice Traps the Guilty 9 (full-colour pages) [fn+], Manhunt 2 (full colour) [fn], Real Clue Crime Stories n.n. [fn+] (6)
£70-100 See illustration

67

Eagle No 1 (1950)
Introducing Col. Dan McGregor Dare, Captain Pugwash and The Great Adventurer
Bright covers, horizontal mail fold, cream pages [vg/fn]
£140-180 See illustration

68

Film Fun and Larks (1950-52) 6 strips of original artwork by Bertie Brown including Red Skelton and Arthur English
Indian ink on card, highlighted by blue crayon. 6 strips 19 x 5 ins each (6)
£120-160 See illustration

69

Football Free Gifts in comics (1950s-60s)
Adventure 1598 (1955) wfg Penalty Kick Football Game with original 4 pg Flyer. Adventure 1782-84 (1959) wfg two World Footballers of Tomorrow Photo Albums one of which has all photos inserted. Lion Oct 24 (1959) wfg Lion League Ladders with all 129 team name tabs. Lion 21 Jan-11 Feb, 4 issues with Football Trophies Display Card and all 13 trophies inserted. Lion 28 Sept & 5 Oct (1963) wfg Football League Ladders and Club name tabs. Lion and Champion 14 Oct - 18 Nov (1967) 6 issues wfgs Album of Soccer Stars with 110 footballers to cut out and insert
Gifts as new, comics [vg/fn] (18)
£100-200 See illustration

70

Master Comics (1950s L Miller) 99, 109, 139
With Whiz 106, 126
[vg+/fn-] (5)
£25-35 See illustration

71

MAD No 1 UK edition (1959)
Detached cover, rusty staples [gd]
With Wonder Woman softback book (US first edition 1972) reprinting 13 full colour stories coinciding with the emancipation of women during the 1940s-60s introduction by Gloria Steinem [vg/fn]
(2)
£70-100 See illustration

72

Sexton Blake Library/The Headmaster's Secret original cover artwork (1954) from Sexton Blake Library No 242
Poster colour on board. 19 x 15 ins
£250-300 See illustration

73

Superman (KG Murray 1950s Australian/UK reprints) 15, 16, 22, 23
With Superboy 23 [gd], 36, 47
[vg/fn] (7)
£70-90 See illustration

74

Tiger No 1 (1954)
First Roy of the Rovers by Stewart Colwyn (Frank S. Pepper)
Bright cover with migrating rust marks, two 1" tears to front cover margin, four 1" tears to back cover margins [vg/fn]
£60-80 See illustration

75

War Picture Library (1958-64) 1-271 unbroken run
In the late 50s and early 60s some of the authors from WPL were war veterans and prisoners of war themselves and they brought a reality and honesty to their story telling creating huge popularity for the title. Many of the covers were drawn by Italian artists working for Creazioni D'Ami in Milan including Georgio Gaspari, Nino Caroselli, Allessandro Biffignandi and Gino d'Antonio, their work brilliantly capturing the exploits of WWII
Bright covers with rust spots showing through mostly cream pages. Nos 10, 13 [gd], some earlier issues incl No 1 [vg], balance [vg+/fn+] (271)
£700-1,000 See illustration

76

War Picture Library (1964) 248-271
Complete year of Publisher's file copies in bound volume
Bright covers, light tan pages [fn-/fn+] (24)
£70-100 See illustration

77

1950s comics with Free Gifts
Adventure 1599 (1955) wfg War Beneath The Waves Picture Album, 1653 (1956) wfg War In The Air and 4pg Flyer. Lion 110 (1954) [gd] wfg Wonders of Space Travel booklet, 117 wfg Daring Deeds of World War II. Knockout 922 (1956) wfg 20 Super Planes Of Today complete cardset in wallet, 1007, 1010 (1958) with free gift 4 sets of 3D pictures in wallet complete with 3D glasses. Picture Show 1861 (1958) with Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor cover wfg Frankie Vaughan 'signed' photo. Radio Fun 924 (1956) with 1-20 British Sports Stars cards complete with wallet. Red Letter No 45 (1957) with Frankie Lane's hit 'I Believe' colour song card. Red Star Weekly (1957) 1300, 1301 wfgs Big Sheet of Picture Transfers including Elvis, Frank Sinatra, Bill Haley and Johnnie Ray. Sun 229 (1953) wfg Album of Cowboys and Indians and 2 photos. Top Spot No 1 (1958) wfg Glow Spot Tie Clip
Gifts [fn/as new], comics [vg/vg+] (15)
£80-120 See illustration

78

Beano (1960) 911-963 year missing: 911, 912, 917, 919, 924, 941, 954, 961, 962 Xmas
With pink flyers for Judy, Wizard and Bunty and with [vg] 1962 Beano Book [vg/fn]
(45)
£200-250 See illustration

79

Beano Books: 1961 No dedication, some scrapes near spine [vg/fn], 1964 No dedication [fn]
(2)
No Reserve See illustration

80

The Dandy/Korky the Cat (1961) original front cover artwork by Bill Creighton for The Dandy No 1016 May 6 1961 with original front cover printer's proof signed by the Dandy's editor
£450-500 See illustration

81

Dandy (1963) 1102-1153
Complete year in bound volume.
With Korky, Corporal Clot and Desperate Dan
[vg+/fn+] (52)
£250-350 See illustration

82

Dandy (1964) 1154-1205
Complete year
A few [vg], balance [vg+/fn] (52)
£200-250 See illustration

83

Dandy (1965) 1206-1257 year missing 1221 and 1238.
No 1229 has 2 centrefolds missing. 1235, 1236 and 1257 (Xmas) are doubles
A few [vg], a few (including Xmas x 2) [vfn], balance [vg+/fn+] (53)
£160-190 See illustration

84

Air Ace Picture Library 325 (1966) original cover artwork by Alan Willow showing Dogfight Dixon and the Balkan Battle
Gouache on board. 15 x 12 ins
£300-400 See illustration

85

Fantastic 2 (1967) wfg Secret Brotherhood of Power stick-on scars
Free gifts as new, comic with bright covers, cream pages, rusty staples [fn]
£25-35 See illustration

86

Fantastic 52 (1968) wfg Star Target Pistol with 5 bullet discs only out of 6 and target
bright covers, cream pages with rusty staples [fn-]
£30-40 See illustration

87

Fantastic (1968) 53 wfg Apollo Space Craft with press-out pieces pressed out and made up. No 54 wfg Cyclops Badge only
[fn/fn-] (2)
£35-45 See illustration

88

Terrific 2 (1967) wfg Iron Man's Missile Launcher
Free gift as new, comic [fn]
£40-50 See illustration

89

Terrific 3 (1967) wfg Astro Dart
Free gift has very slight wear (it's made of paper), comic with rusty staples [vg+]
£20-30 See illustration

90

Guy The Guide original artwork by Reg Parlett for Swift (1962)
These two boards have been extended for inclusion in a future IPC comic, title unknown
Indian ink and wash on board. 21 x 15 ins
£70-90 See illustration

91

JOE 90 (1969) Free gifts from Nos 2 & 3: Special Agent Coderpass (uninscribed) and WIN Badge
Both gifts as new (2)
£35-45 See illustration

92

1960s Comics with free gifts
Adventure 1832 (1960) wfg 60 Motor Cars of 1960 and 4pg Flyer, Lion 19 Jan- 9 Feb 1963. 4 issues wfgs Ace Aircraft of the World Picture Album with all 40 pictures attached. Robin Vol 11 Nos 6-8 (1963) wfgs Robin's Model Toy Shop and cut-out accessories (not cut-out) with Robin Sweet Shop newsagent's shop card. Sparky 36 (1965) wfg Sparky Spin-Din
Free gifts as new, comics: Adventure 832 [gd], balance [vg+/fn+] (10)
£80-120 See illustration

93

New Hotspur (1960-62) 22 wfg Whistling Whizzer and 4 pg Flyer, 87 wfg Book of War Pictures, 119 wfg Air Fights of Flyer Hart
Gifts as new, comics [fn/vfn] (4)
£30-40 See illustration

94

Phantom (Frew Publ. 1960s-80s) 272, 551, 605, 723, 799
With Phantom 15 (1960 L Miller 68pgs). With No 12 reprint (2003), Robin Hood Tales 25 (L Miller 1957) and Wings n.n. (Streamline 1951)
Phantom 271 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (9)
£50-70 See illustration

95

Solo No 1 (1967) wfg The Amazing Solar Saucer
Starring The Scarecrow, Sgt Bilko, UNCLE and Mary Poppins
Free gift in original bag as new. Comic [vfn+]
£250-300 See illustration

96

Sparky No 1 (1965)
Foxing spots to RH cover margin, cream pages [vg/fn]
£40-60 See illustration

97

TV Century 21 (1965-67) 1-140 with No 1 free gift Special Agent Identicode Card, No 2 wfg Special Agent Badge and Secret Coded Message forms (uncut and as new) with No 141 cover, c/fold & 3-D pages only, wfg 3D Spectacles and send away Spectrum Shade Official Pass and including Thunderbirds Are Go TV Century 21 52pg Special (1966) [fn+]. TV Century 21 achieved iconic status during its 1960s production run with many of the comic's legendary characters just as popular now as they were 50 odd years ago. This was largely due to the influence and deployment of the greatest artists of their day. Frank Bellamy and Don Harley drew Thunderbirds, Mike Noble and Don Lawrence took turns at Fireball XL5 and Rons Embleton and Turner drew The Daleks, Stingray and Captain Scarlet. Even Dan Dare's legendary creator, Frank Hampson, drew Lady Penelope in issues 40-45
No 1 bright fresh covers, cream/light tan pages [fn], free gift has name & address neatly filled in [fn-], No 2 [vg], No 3-5, 9, 10 [fn-/vfn], 6-8 [vg/vg+], 31: lower cover corner piece 2 x ½" torn away [vg-], 124: pg 17 competition cut-out 3 x 3 ins [vg]. A further 15 issues [vg/vg+], balance 119 issues [fn-/vfn] (142)
£1,800-£2,300 See illustration

98

Valiant No 1 (1962)
Starring Captain Hurricane, The Steel Claw and Jack O'Justice
Bright covers, discoloured staples, cream pages [fn/vfn]
£140-180 See illustration

99

Valiant No 2 (1962) wfg Giant Book of World War Two
Free gift as new, comic: cream pages with rusty staples [fn-]
£40-60 See illustration

100

Valiant 30th Apr, 7th May 1966 wfgs Ranger Redwing Model Plane and Ranger Redwing Model Plane Engine Parts in original envelope. Rare
With Valiant 4pg Flyer
Gifts as new, comics [fn] (3)
£100-150 See illustration

101

Valiant 2 March 1968 1st Raven On The Wing by Francisco Solano Lopez wfg Red Arrow in original envelope
Gift as new, comic [vg/fn]
£40-60 See illustration

102

Valiant 9 March 1968 First 'Is It True' cover story. Wfg Valiant Identikit complete and unused in press-out card sheet
[vfn]
£40-60 See illustration

103

Wham! 2 (1964) Beatles photo/history on pg 5. Wfg Shake Me Teacher
Gift as new, comic [fn+]
£70-90 See illustration

104

Wham! (1964) 3, 4. 1st Frankie Stein by Ken Reid. Wfg Draughts Puzzle (envelope opened with pieces complete and as new), comics [fn+/fn] (2)
£35-45 See illustration

105

Wham! 15 (1964) wfg Whampire Bat on original card
Gift as new, comic [vg]
£25-35 See illustration

106

Garth: 'The Wreckers' two signed original artworks (1973) by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror 3/13 December 1973
Indian ink on board. 21 x 17 ins (2)
£500-600 See illustration

107

Captain Britain (1976-77) 1-22, 25-28. No 2 wfg Captain Britain Boomerang
No 1 Fun Page Maze completed in biro [vg]. Most issues with slightly rolled spines [vg/fn-] (26)
£60-80 See illustration

108

Garth: 'Bride of Jenghiz Khan' original signed artwork (1974) by Frank Bellamy for the D Mirror 6 November 1974
Indian ink on board. 21 x 17 ins
£250-300 See illustration

109

Commando War Stories in Pictures (1974-76) 865-1018
[vfn/nm] (154)
£150-250 See illustration

110

Cor! 1978 Annual front cover artwork of Ivor Lott and Tony Broke by Mike Lacy
Poster colour on board. 19 x 14 ins
£150-200 See illustration

111

Football Free Gifts in comics (1970-73)
Buster 7-28 Feb (1970) 16-30 Oct, 6 Nov (1971). Eight issues wfgs My Favourite Soccer Stars (1970 & 1971) booklets and two complete 32 card sets. Football Star 2 (1973) wfg six Stand-Up Footballers. Hotspur (1970) 568, 569 each wfg 12 Super Stand-Up Footballers. Lion 7-28 Feb (1970) wfgs My Favourite Soccer Stars booklet and complete 32 card set. With 4pg Flyer. Lion and Thunder 16 Oct-6 Nov (1971) wfg My Favourite Soccer Stars Booklet and all 32 cards neatly inserted. Scorcher 7-28 Feb (1970) wfgs Favourite Soccer Stars booklet and complete 32 card set and Scorcher 16 Oct (1971) wfg Soccer Stars booklet and complete 32 card set. Smash! 7-28 Feb (1970) wfgs Soccer Stars booklet and complete 32 card set
[Please note that each booklet and 32 footballer card sets are completely different] [vg+/fn+] (28)
£150-200 See illustration

112

Garth: 'The Angels of Hell's Gap' two original consecutive artworks (1975) drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy for the D Mirror 12/13 March 1975
Indian ink on board. 21 x 17 ins (x2)
£500-600 See illustration

113

Jet (1 May-25 Sept 1971) 1-22
Complete unnumbered run (before amalgamation with Buster). No 2 wfg Zooming Buzzing Monster Wasp. With 4pg Flyer for Jet No 1
Bright covers, white pages, rusty staples [fn-/fn] (23)
£80-120 See illustration

114

Garth: 'The Beautiful People' signed original artwork (1976) by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror 11 February 1976
Indian ink on board. 21 x 17 ins
£250-300 See illustration

115

Star Wars Weekly No 1 (1978) wfg Star Wars X-Fighter
Gift as new, comic some tanning to lower page margins [vg/fn]
£20-30 See illustration

116

Target (1972 New English Library) 1-50
Complete run wfgs in 1-4. There are no free posters in issues 3-23
[fn/vfn] (50)
£100-150 See illustration

117

2000 AD (1977) 12, 13, 17
Mekon cover/Dan Dare vs The Mekon/Judge Dredd by Ian Gibson
Bright covers, cream pages [vfn/nm] (3)
£40-60 See illustration

118

Thunder (1970-71) 1-22
Complete unnumbered run (before amalgamation with Lion). Wfgs with No 1 Jumping Kangaroo, No 2 Black Max's Bat. Thunder starred Fury's Family by Denis McLoughlin, Adam Eterno, Phil The Fluter and Black Max by Eric Bradbury and Alfonso Font
Gifts as new, comics: No 1 [fn-], No 2 [fn], a few [vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (22)
£100-150 See illustration

119

Warlord (1974) 1-14
Wfgs: No 1 Golden Replica Medals, No 3 Swooper Hi-Fly Glider. Starring Union Jackson, Bomber Braddock and Code-Name Warlord
[fn-/fn+] (14)
£70-100 See illustration

120

Angus Og original artwork (1989) drawn and signed by Ewan Bain for the Scottish Sunday Mail June 18 1989
The Royal Family prepares to visit Scotland - without Princess Di …
Black marker pen on board with original colour overlay. 15 x 9 ins
£80-120 See illustration

121

‘The Fantastic 400' four original artworks drawn and signed by Dicky Howett (as a pastiche of The Fantastic Four) and published in Thor (UK Marvel) Nos 12, 14, 15 and 17, July-August 1983
Indian ink on card. 13 x 9 ins (4)
£60-80 See illustration

122

Judge Dredd 'Whodunnit' newspaper strip (1990) original art, drawn and signed by Mike Collins for the Daily Star 28 May 1990
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 16 x 6 ins
£80-120 See illustration

123

Beano/Dandy free gifts (1980s-2000s)
Gnasher Snapper 1984 & 1993, Super Skimmer, Dennis Whizzer, Beano/Dennis 4 pencils in box, 5 pack of Candy Sticks, Gnasher Glove Puppet, Dennis The Menace Fan Club Wallet, 2 badges and membership letter, Desperate Dan key ring, Beano Colouring Book, Dennis & Gnasher Helicopter, Dennis Bookmark, Gnasher Dasher Skateboard, Dandy Mini Camera key ring (from No 3010) and Jar Jar Star Wars Sticky Tongue Toy (from Dandy No 3002)
Mostly as new (15)
£50-70 See illustration

124

2000 AD Prog 304 (1983) original artwork by Ron Smith pgs 16-17 double page spread
The Mega-City Criminals, led by Danzo Prezzel, set a trap for Judge Dredd …
Indian ink on board. 32 x 22 ins
£800-1,200 See illustration

125

Crisis No 59 (June 1991) Lord Jim original pg 9 artwork painted and signed by Steve Sampson
Poster colours on card with wording on acetate overlay. 22 x 15 ins
No Reserve See illustration

126

Rogue Trooper original artwork (1984) by Cam Kennedy for 2000 AD prog 376 pg 29
Indian ink on board. 16 x 14 ins
£650-750 See illustration

127

Scorer: original artwork strips (1996) by John Gillatt for the Daily Mirror 19-24 September 1996
John also drew Billy's Boots, Johnny Cougar, Football Family Robinson and Jet-Ace Logan - all for Tiger comic
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 15 x 4½ ins each (3)
No Reserve See illustration

128

2000 AD Prog 807 (1992) back cover original artwork painted and signed by Ron Smith, also signed to the lower margin
Poster colours on cartridge paper. 21 x 15 ins
£500-700 See illustration

129

Judge Dredd - Phartz! (2003) original 3 panel artwork by Carlos Esquerra for Judge Dredd Magazine 201 Jan 14 2003 with colour full page print of the relevant page and Esquerra biography
Indian ink on paper. 11 x 7 ins
No Reserve See illustration


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