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June 2019 Catalogue
British comics, annuals and artwork
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1

Christmas and Special Numbers (1899-1948)
Boys Peep Show Xmas Number (two small cut-outs) [gd-] (1905), Chips Easter Double Number (1899), Wonder Grand Xmas Double Number (1900), Jester Easter Holiday (1935), Joker Jolly Easter (1935), Wonder Easter Holiday (1925), Tiger Tim's Fireworks Number (1938), Tiny Tots Xmas Number (1938, 1940, 1941), Tip Top Christmas Number (1943), August Holiday Number (1944, 1945), New Year Number (1945), Chips Easter Number (1948) and Jingles Christmas Hat Trick (1948) [gd/vg+] (16)
£50-70 See illustration

2

Girl's Own Annual No 6 (1884-85)
Comprising Girl's Own Paper 249-300
With gold and silver tooled cover. Rare in these grades [vfn]
£60-80 See illustration

3

Boy's Herald No 1 advertising pamphlet (1903)
With Pluck 565 (1915) Charlie Chaplin early photo cover (clear taped spine) and Gem 1526 Coronation Number (May 15 1937)
[vfn/vg/vg+] (3)
£40-60 See illustration

4

Dick Turpin (1903-03 Aldine): 21, 55, 63 (1921-22 Newnes): 3, 5 (x2), 8, 9, 12, 23, 25, 29, 30, 33, 34. With Pals (1920-23) 10-13, 23 and second series 21-23, 26-28
Generally worn spines [gd/vg] (26)
£50-70 See illustration

5

Union Jack (1916-28)
63 issues of Sexton Blake's Own Paper between 665-1312
All with rusty staples [gd/vg] (63)
£80-120 See illustration

6

Wizard No 1 (1922)
Worn brittle R H edges to cover and 2 interior pages
With Wizard No 3 (26 Aug 1922) a 4-pg newssheet predating the Wizard story paper and undocumented according to our records. With The Truth About Wilson Red Lion p/back (1962)
[gd-/vg] (3)
No Reserve See illustration

7

Wizard (1938) 787-839
Complete year with Spadger Isle, Nero and Zero, Softie Simkins and Happy Harry
A few [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (53)
£120-160 See illustration

8

Adventure/Hotspur/Skipper (1930s-40s)
10 giveaway booklets with many covers illustrated by Dudley Watkins with Laurel & Hardy Booklet of Wisecracks (supplement to Film Fun) and 20 Film Star postcards in illustrated Film Fun Wallet
[fn/vfn] (32)
£70-100 See illustration

9

Skipper and Modern Boy Giveaways (1936-38)
Speed Marvels of 1936 with 8 colour postcards complete set in original folder with 11 cards of British World War fighting machines (incl. 3 doubles) and Skipper's 'Slip-Flip' Album of 16 Fighting Flyer Badges complete set (35)
£70-100 See illustration

10

Detective Weekly (1934-38) 43 issues between 51-279
[gd/vg] (43)
£50-70 See illustration

11

Hotspur (Jan-Jun 1934) 19-44
In half-year bound volume
With Hotspur (1944) 480-506 complete year in bound volume
Propaganda war issues
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages [vg/fn+] (52)
£80-120 See illustration

12

Magnet (Jul-Dec 1934) 1377-1402
Half-year in bound volume. Bunter, Harry Wharton, Bob Cherry and the Chums of Greyfriars by Frank Richards
Bright covers, a few with foxing spots, cream pages [fn-/fn+] (26)
£40-60 See illustration

13

Okay Comics (1938 T.V. Boardman) No 1, Vol 2
UK reprints of Mutt & Jeff. Smokey Stover, Toonerville Folks, Tailspin Tommy, Four Aces, Smilin' Jack, Joe Palooka, Terry and The Pirates and Rod Rian of the Sky Police
Scarce [vg]
£25-35 See illustration

14

Pioneer (1934) 1, 11, 12, 14
With Wild West (1939 Am. Press) Vol. 1: No 3, 8, 21, 24-27, 29, 33, 37, 39, Vol 2: No 2, 47, 48, 50
[gd/vg] (19)
No Reserve See illustration

15

Red Arrow (1932-33 D C Thomson) 9, 11, 12, 15, 19, 30, 31, 33, 46
With Surprise (1932-33 Am. Press) 3, 15, 16, 20-28, 47, 76, 79, 88
[vg-/vg] (25)
£40-60 See illustration

16

Dandy Comic No 2 (1937)
Bright cover colours, cream pages, three rust marks to back cover with lighter marks to back six pages. Only a few issues of Dandy No 2 known to exist [vg+]
£1,800-2,400 See illustration

17

Dandy Comic No 2 free gift Jumping Frog (1937)
In full working order, 82-year-old Froggy still jumps! Only a few examples survive
£200-300 See illustration

18

Dandy (1939) 73, 76, 78 [vg+/vg/vg]
(With 58, 60, 62 and 102 all with pages missing, worn and torn [pr]) (7)
£120-150 See illustration

19

Dandy No 92 (1939) D C Thomson front cover printer's proof dated and signed off for production by Beano editor, George Moonie!
Framed and glazed. 13 x 17 ins
£40-60 See illustration

20

Dandy Monster Comic 2 (1940)
Korky at the Circus
Bright boards and spine with minimal wear. Neat dedication, clean cream/light tan pages [fn+]
No Reserve See illustration

21

Dandy Monster Comic (1943)
Korky's Bicycle Race
Some wear to boards with sunned spine, no dedication, cream pages with some margin foxing [vg]
No Reserve See illustration

22

Dandy 321 (June 22 1946)
Misprint top cover variant with original No 321 issue [vg+/fn] (2)
£50-70 See illustration

23

Beano Comic No 2 (1938)
With Beano No 1 and No 2 Flyer 8 pg Mini Comic
Bright cover with some creasing by spine, four centre page 1" top margin tears and light top margin moisture stain towards rear pages [vg]
£2,500-3,000 See illustration

24

Beano Comic No 21 (1938)
First Xmas Number
Bright covers, interior pages have some light creasing by spine and some light rust marks to margins
[vg]
£550-650 See illustration

25

Beano 74 (1939)
Propaganda Xmas Number
Wild Boy of the Woods steals Nazi Christmas dinner, Daddy Neptune makes a Hitler Swordfish target!
Tan pages [gd]
No Reserve See illustration

26

Beano 75 (1939) Second Xmas Comic
Propaganda war issues
Hooky's Magic Bowler Hat brings Hitler to life! Wild Boy of the Woods Steals Secret Nazi Super-tank
[fn]
£230-270 See illustration

27

Beano (Jan-Jul 1941) 128-155
In two bound volumes. Propaganda war issues
Hitler sends a letter to Lord Snooty: 'Send us new helmets or ve'll bomb der Pals, Lord Snooty!’
Beano No 150 top margin 'Take this comic to your shelter.'
Dudley Watkins first work with Tom Thumb picture strip
Two small punch holes to spines, some pages with brittle edges and small tape repairs. A few issues [gd], balance [vg-/vg+] (28)
£1,000-1,500 See illustration

28

Beano 169 (1941)
Xmas propaganda war issue
Beano characters comic strip 'We're doing our bit for Britain - are you?'
[fn+]
£230-270 See illustration

29

Beano (1943) 196-221
Complete year in bound volume. Propaganda war issues published fortnightly
Big Eggo captures a Nazi parachutist, Lord Snooty a U-Boat, Pansy Potter paralyses Messerschmidts and Rip Van Wink implores: 'When an incendiary bomb drops, do not lose your head, drop it in a sand bucket and cover it over!' One ad shows a pig licking Hitler in bed: 'There's another way to lick Hitler - Save Waste Paper!'
One of the highest graded 1943 years ever offered at auction. Bright covers, cream white pages with some occasional foxing spots. No 196 [vg+], balance [fn/vfn] (26)
£2,500-3,000 See illustration

30

Beano 221 (1943)
Xmas propaganda war issue
The Beano sends a Christmas card to Hitler. Big Eggo eats D.C. Thomson's printing machines
Three sealed tears to cover [fn-]
£180-220 See illustration

31

Beano (July 1944-Dec 1945) 237-274
One and a half years complete (incl. both Xmas issues) in bound volume
First Strang the Terrible series (240-253) complete by Dudley Watkins
Propaganda war issues. Hitler hanged in waste paper ad 'Save waste paper lads to blow Berlin asunder, then we'll laugh at Hitler's plight, buried six feet under!'
237-241 and a few others [gd/gd+], balance [vg-/fn-] (38)
£1,100-1,400 See illustration

32

Beano 273 (1945) Xmas Number 'Jinko' game with all your favourite Beano pals
[vg]
£120-150 See illustration

33

Beano 325 (1947) Xmas Comic
Tanned cover [vg]
No Reserve See illustration

34

Magic-Beano Book (1948)
Big Eggo's Marching Band.
Bright boards and spine with minimal wear. No dedication. Clean white pages, 3 pages with one-inch margin tears [fn]
No Reserve See illustration

35

Magic-Beano Book (1949)
Maxi's Taxi
Bright boards and spine with minimal wear. No dedication. Creamy white pages [vfn]
No Reserve See illustration

36

Dandy Monster Comic (1949)
Korky the Toff
Bright boards and spine. Light ink dedication, clean, cream pages [fn-]
No Reserve See illustration

37

Adventure (Jan-June 1941) 1001-1026
Half-year of propaganda war issues with Strang The Terrible illustrated by Dudley Watkins
With Adventure (1943) 1071-1096 complete year of propaganda war issues
'We'll soon bring down the savage Hun if you save paper by the ton!'
[fn/vfn] (52)
£150-200 See illustration

38

Rover (1947) 1153-1190
Complete year in bound volume
With Hotspur (1947) 561-597. Complete year in bound volume
[fn-/vfn] (76)
£100-150 See illustration

39

Wizard (Jan-Jun 1943) 1015-1027
Half-year of propaganda war issues
With Wizard (Mar-Oct 1947) 1127-1151. In bound volume. Starring Wilson - Seeker of Champions
[vg/fn] (38)
£60-80 See illustration

40

Champion (1947) 1301-1352
Complete year in bound volume. Starring Rockfist Rogan RAF
A few [vg], balance [fn-/vfn] (52)
With Rockfist Rogan by Hal Wilton (c. 1939) and Rockfist at The North Pole (c 1939). Both hardback books with djs (the former signed 'Hal Wilton' but unverified) [fn/fn-] (54)
£90-130 See illustration

41

Dixon Hawke's Case Book (1940s-50s D.C. Thomson) 5, 8, 14, 15, 17
With Magnet Detective Library (Street & Smith N.Y.) 83 The Crescent Brotherhood, 636 The Shadow of the Rope
Back cover piece missing [gd], balance issues [vg-/vg] (7)
£40-60 See illustration

42

Fitness and Sun/Sun (1947-48) 1, 2, 5, 6 (x2), 7-10, 16, 17, 20, 43, 74
With Comet (1947-51) 14, 16, 18, 19, 22, 24-27, 29-32, 33 Xmas (x2), 34, 35, 37-41, 43, 45-49, 51, 54, 60 with (1951) 141, 144
Comet 14, 16, 18, 25, 60 [gd-/gd], a few more [vg], balance [vg+/fn] (47)
£80-120 See illustration

43

G.G. Swan Detective Album (1947), Crime Album (1974), Schoolboys Albums (1947, 1950)
Mostly text with chapter illustrations [vg/fn] (4)
£40-60 See illustration

44

Snowball original artwork by Henry Banger for G.G. Swan publication, 1948.
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 13 x 10 ins
£60-80 See illustration

45

Jane's Journal No 2 (1944) by Norman Pett (fn)
With Cosmic Science Stories (1950 T.V. Boardman) cover by Denis McLoughlin
[vg-] (2)
£35-45 See illustration

46

Merry Maker (J. Matthews 1940s) 1-7, 9, 10, Jolly Chuckles (Martin & Reid 1940s) 1-11
From the Bob Monkhouse archive
Both titles trimmed, retrieved from bound volumes
With Grand Adventure Comic and Happy Tuppenny No 2
[vg/fn] (23)
No Reserve See illustration

47

Radio Fun (Jul-Dec 1945) 352-377
In half-year bound volume. Publisher's file copy
Starring ITMA's Tommy Handley, Bob Hope, Flanagan & Allen, Jane X and Arthur Askey
From the Peter Hansen Archive
[fn/vfn] (26)
£40-60 See illustration

48

The Swindler's Stooge original cover artwork (1947) by Eric Parker for Sexton Blake Library No 127
Framed and glazed. 17 x 13 ins
£120-150 See illustration

49

T.V. Boardman collection (1948-54)
Blackhawk 15 (x3), 21, 25, 27, 28, 32, 40, Buffalo Bill 22, 24, 29, 33 (x2), 35, 37 (x2), 39 (cover by Ron Embleton), Roy Carson 1, 13, 34, 36, Swift Carson 2, 6, 16, 38. Denis McLoughlin art
From the Peter Hansen archive
[gd/vg+] (27)
£100-150 See illustration

50

Wonderman (1948 Paget) 1, 4, 22
With Oh Boy! 4, 5 (No 4 cover art and story by Bob Monkhouse)
[fn-/vfn] (5)
£70-100 See illustration

51

Ace High Western (1950s Gould-Light) 1-5
With No. 6 facsimile
With art by Norman Light, Ron Embleton and Jim Holdaway
[vg] (6)
£50-70 See illustration

52

Barney's Bear original 4 page artwork by George Ramsbottom for The Dandy (1950s)
Barney's Bear wreaks more havoc at the circus
Indian ink on card. 14 x 15 ins (4)
£200-250 See illustration

53

Batman Australian reprints (1950s) 11-20
With Giant Batman Album 1
[gd/vg] (11)
£100-150 See illustration

54

Batman Australian reprints (1950s) 44, 58, 73, 86-92
[vg/vg+] (10)
£70-100 See illustration

55

Batman full colour Australian reprints (1950s) 75-77, 79-84
(No 81 1st Batwoman)
[vg/vg+] (9)
£70-100 See illustration

56

Superman Australian reprints (1950s) 55, 69-74, 76, 89, 93
[vg/vg+] (10)
£70-100 See illustration

57

Beano (1950) 29 issues between 390-441 including New Year and Easter
With 805 Xmas (1957)
[gd/vg] (30)
No Reserve See illustration

58

The Beano/Biffo the Bear original front cover artwork (1953) drawn, painted and signed by Dudley Watkins for The Beano No 561, April 18 1953
Biffo is the park keeper at Victoria Park in Dundee but his efforts to pick up one piece of litter diverts a bus load of picnickers and mayhem in the park!
Bright poster colour and Indian ink on cartridge paper. 20 x 14 ins. ‘The Beano' header is a laser colour copy
£1,200-1,600 See illustration

59

Broons Books (1958, 1960, 1966)
1958: Light corner wear, neat biro inscription [fn-], 1960: Frontispiece page has one inch top margin cut away, bright covers and clean spine [vg+/fn-], 1966: Bright covers and spine with minor wear, light felt tip name to frontispiece [fn] (3)
£70-100 See illustration

60

Oor Wullie Book (1955) Infinity cover
Bright covers with light front cover crease and 2 ins clear tape to top/bottom spine. Light tan pages with seven small corner pieces missing [vg]
£160-200 See illustration

61

Oor Wullie Books (1959) Fence paintin', (1961) Smilin' Breakfast
1959: Bright covers and spine, Oor Wullie's trews lightly crayonned in on frontispiece page. White pages [fn-], 1961: Bright covers with bumped corners [vg] (2)
£60-80 See illustration

62

Black Bob 3 original 4-panel artworks (1950s) by Jack Prout for the Dandy/Black Bob books.
Indian ink on card. 20 x 16 ins (3)
£180-220 See illustration

63

Black Diamond Western (1951-54 Pemberton/WDL) 1-21, 23-33 last issue
US Lev Gleason reprints
10 issues with 'File Copy' light stamp to covers [vg/fn/vfn] (32)
£80-120 See illustration

64

WDL Giant Comics (1958) 1-8
Complete run of 68 pg titles including Black Diamond Western, All Star Western, Turok Son of Stone and Fast Action Western
[vg/fn-] (8)
£40-60 See illustration

65

British Heroes 8 (Horatio Nelson) 1950s Sports Cartoons Ltd
From the Peter Hansen Archive
Split lower spine. Rare [vg]
£35-45 ]See illustration

66

Bulldog Brittain Commando (1950s L. Miller) 4 taped spine, 6, 7
With Thrilling Hero (Man's World), 13, 16 taped spines, 17, 18 and Captain Vigour (Sports Cartoons Ltd) 3-7, 11, 12, 14
From the Peter Hansen archive
[gd/vg+] (15)
£50-70 See illustration

67

Captain Marvel Adventures (1940s L. Miller pilot issues) 54-56, 64, 66, n.n.
With Captain Marvel Jr (late 1940s L. Miller pilot issues) 50 (No 1), 37, 40, 43, n.n. (x 2)
[gd/vg] (12)
£70-100 See illustration

68

Captain Universe 1 (1954 Arnold Book Co)
With Gallant Adventure (Scion) 1, 2, 3 (Embleton/Patrick cover art), Gallant Science 2, Gallant Western 3, Misterman (Streamline 1952-53) 4, 'Aug 53', Peter Mangan 50 (No 1), Mark Tyme 2, Purple Hood 2, Spectre 1, 5
From the Peter Hansen archive
[vg-/fn] (13)
£50-70 See illustration

69

Colorado Kid (1950s L. Miller) 5, 6, 11, 14, 19, 23, 27, 32, 35, 37, 41, 45, 47, 48
With Bronco West Indian Scout 1, Five-Star Western 3, Western Super Thriller 62, 65, 70, 81 (68 pgs)
From the Peter Hansen archive
[vg-/vg+] (20)
£70-100 See illustration

70

Comet (1957-59) 21 full colour cover issues between 446-518 with 32 black and white/blue cover issues between 547-564 (incl. doubles and trebles) and 15 unnumbered issues between 16 May - 17 Oct 1959 starring Buffalo Bill and Jet-Ace Logan
All with rusty staples [gd/vg+] (68)
No Reserve See illustration

71

Dandy (1950) 424-475
Complete year in two bound volumes (second vol 445-475 returned to larger format)
Desperate Dan, Danny Longlegs and Jammy Jimmy Johnstone - his magic touch turns everything to grub!
Bright covers, cream pages [fn+/vfn+] (52)
£900-1,200 See illustration

72

Eagle bound volumes 1-10 (1950-59)
Complete 10 year run of all 508 issues plus separate issue of Vol 1: No 1
Starring Frank Hampson's iconic space hero, Col. Dan McGregor Dare, his nemesis, the Mekon, Red Moon Mystery, Operation Saturn, Prisoners of Space, Rogue Planet. With L. Ashwell Wood's centre page 'cutaway' art, Tintin, Captain Pugwash by John Ryan, Jeff Arnold, P.C. 49, Harris Tweed, Luck of the Legion, Montgomery of Alamein and Life of Winston Churchill both by Frank Bellamy, Special Coronation Number 5 and Eagle Extra Free supplements - all here
Vol 1, No 1 has some margin pieces torn away from back two pages [gd], Vol 1, No 1 separate issue: slightly tanned cover [vg], balance issues with bright fresh covers, clean creamy-white pages [fn/vfn] (509)
£600-700 See illustration

73

Dan Dare original artwork painted and signed by Frank Bellamy for The Eagle Vol. 11, No 15 page 2 (9 April 1960)
Dan and Pierre blast off in Nimbus Two in search of the wreck of her sister ship
From the Bob Monkhouse archive
Pelikan inks on board. 17 x 13 ins
£1,200-1,500 See illustration

74

Girl 1 (1951) well worn copy [fr]
With TV Fun (1959-60) 20 issues between Sept 12 and Jan 30th (missing Oct 17th) and TV Fun (1959) 4 issues
[vg-/fn] (25)
No Reserve See illustration

75

Forgers 4, Four Deuces n.n., Rocket n.n. (1950s)
[vg+/fn+] (3)
No Reserve See illustration

76

Hal Starr in Strange Worlds (1950s, Sports Cartoons Ltd) 8, 12-14, 18
Sydney Jordan cover art in all bar No 13
From the Peter Hansen archive
No 14 detached covers [gd-], 13, 18 [vg], 8, 12 [fn+] (5)
£40-60 See illustration

77

Hopalong Cassidy (1950s L. Miller) 71-80
All photo-covers with Bill Boyd Western 1, 2 and Gabby Hayes Western 19 (pilot issue)
[vg/fn] (13)
£70-100 See illustration

78

Kid Dynamite (1950s L. Miller)
4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 15-21, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31, 33-37, 39, 41, 42, 47, 48, 54, 56, 62-64
From the Peter Hansen Archive
A few [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (33)
£70-100 See illustration

79

Mandrake The Magician (1950s L. Miller)
1, 6, 7, 9, 12, 13, 15-24
With Mandrake The Magician World Adventure Library (1957 WDL) 1-3, Secrets of the Unknown 144 and Sinister Tales 132
A few [vg-], balance [vg/fn-] (21)
£60-80 See illustration

80

Movie Classics (1955-57 WDL) 1-23, 25-31
UK editions of Dell Comics including Sir Walter Raleigh, The Conqueror, Fastest Gun Alive, Moby Dick, The Searchers, Cheyenne, Davy Crockett and Wings of Eagles
[vg/fn] (30)
£80-120 See illustration

81

Movie Classics (1957-59 WDL)
33-37, 39-44, 46-50, 53-57, 59, 61-63, 67-69, 71-75, 78, 80, 82, 85-87
UK editions of Dell Comics including Buccaneers, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Zorro, Sea Hunt, Left Handed Gun, Big Country, The Vikings, Last Train from Gun Hill, Have Gun, Will Travel, Rio Bravo, Ben-Hur and The Horse Soldiers
[vg/fn/vfn] (40)
£150-200 See illustration

82

WDL Western Classics (1957-59)
1, 2, 5, 8-12, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 25-30, 33, 34, 36, 37, 39
Including Gunsmoke, Cheyenne, Wyatt Earp, Maverick, Gray Ghost and Wagon Train
A few [fn], balance [vg-/vg+] (24)
£40-60 See illustration

83

Robbie The Bobby 2 original artworks by Jack Prout from The Dandy (1958)
Artworks are worn with most word balloons missing. Black poster colour highlighted with red wash on cartridge paper. 21 x 15 ins (2)
No Reserve See illustration

84

6d and 1/- reprints + (1950s)
Brick Bradford 26, Fight Comics 3 (68pgs), Movie Classics 7, Planet Stories 7, Red Comet 4, Dial 999, O.S.S. (both TV Photo Stories). Space Adventures 52, Star-Rocket 3, Spaceman 10 (with 5 Spaceman recent reprints of No 2, 4-6, 11 all [vfn])
[vg/vg+] (15)
No Reserve See illustration

85

Slicksure original 3 page artwork drawn and signed (to the reverse) by E. H Banger for G.G. Swan's Slick Fun Album (1950s)
From the Bob Monkhouse Archive
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 18 x 14 ins (3)
£120-150 See illustration

86

Star-Rocket (Comyns 1950s) 1, 2
With Star Rocket Comic Omnibus and Space Comic Omnibus (containing Space Captain Valiant 55-60). Artwork by Embleton, Mcloughlin and Turner. From the Peter Hansen archive
No 2 [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (4)
£50-70 See illustration

87

Super-Detective Library (1950s) 1, 5, 15, 33, 59
All The Saint issues
Bright covers, some rust spots showing through. No 1 tape residue to worn spine [gd], 59 [vfn], balance [vg] (5)
£70-100 See illustration

88

Super-Detective Library (1950s)
16, 24, 26, 27, 32, 45, 56, 62, 69, 76, 86, 92, 98, 102, 114, 118
All Lesley Shane detective adventures
Bright covers, some rust spots showing through. 16, 45, 98, 114 [fn], balance [vg/vg+] (16)
£60-80 See illustration

89

Super-Detective Library (1950s)
81, 103, 107, 113, 117, 119, 121, 131, 141, 145, 155
All Blackshirt adventures
Bright covers with some rust spots showing through [vg/fn-] (11)
£50-70 See illustration

90

Super-Detective Library (1950s)
120, 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 132, 134, 136, 138, 140, 142, 144, 146, 148, 150, 152, 154
Complete Rip Kirby series
Bright covers with some rust spots showing through [vg-/vg+] (18)
£90-130 See illustration

91

Super-Detective Library (1959-60)
157, 160, 165, 167, 171, 173, 175, 179, 185
All John Steel Special Agent war stories
Bright covers with some rust spots showing through [vg/vg+] (9)
£40-60 See illustration

92

Super-Detective Library (1959-60)
158, 162, 164, 166, 168, 170, 174, 176, 178, 180, 182, 184, 186
All Buck Ryan detective adventures
Bright covers with some rust spots showing through [vg/fn] (13)
£50-70 See illustration

93

Super-Sonic (1950s, Sports Cartoons Ltd) 13-16
Complete run. Sydney Jordan cover art
From the Peter Hansen Archive
Scarce [fn-/fn] (4)
£60-80 See illustration

94

Swift Morgan Space Comic (1953 Popular Press) 50 (No 1), 52
With Roy Carson 46, 54, Blackhawk 15, 25, 27, 40, Buffalo Bill 35, 37, 39, Space Commando 50 (No 1) [fr], 59, Space Commander Kerry 50 (No 1), 55
From the Peter Hansen Archive
[gd/vg-] (14)
No Reserve See illustration

95

Spaceman (Gould-Light 1950s) 4, 14
From the Peter Hansen Archive
[vg-/gd] (2)
£15-20 See illustration

96

Spaceman (Gould-Light 1950s) 5, 7-11, 13 (x2)
From the Peter Hansen Archive
No 13s both [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (8)
£50-70 See illustration

97

Space Comics Captain Valiant (1953-54 Arnold Book Co) 52 (No 3), 53-68, 70-77, 79, 80
From the Peter Hansen Archive
A few [gd], balance [vg-/vg+] (26)
£120-160 See illustration

98

Thriller Comics/Picture Library (1953-58)
12, 18, 25, 38, 39, 47, 49, 51, 53, 57, 64, 67, 72, 74, 80, 99, 108, 132, 144, 148, 157, 165, 205, 234
Mostly bright covers with some rust spots showing through [vg/vg+] (24)
£80-120 See illustration

99

True Life Adventures (1950s Man's World) 12-15, 17, 18
With Speed Kings (Man's World) 12, 13, 15, 16 (x2), 19 and Captain Vigour 3, 5
From the Peter Hansen Archive
[vg-/vg] (14)
£50-70 See illustration

100

TV Picture Stories (1950s) 4, 6, 9, 14, 16, 31, n.n.
With Pearson's All In Pictures 7, 11, 14
[vg-/vg] (10)
No Reserve See illustration

101

Western Hero (1950s L. Miller) 70 (1946 pilot issue), 85, 87, 88, 91-94, 96-100
Centre staple rust [vg-/vg+] (13)
£70-100 See illustration

102

Western 6d Mix (1950s)
Bill Boyd 54, 55, Bob Steele 50 (No 1), Cisco Kid 1, Daniel Boone 15, Durango Kid 4, Gene Autry 6, Gunsmoke Western 21, Hopalong Cassidy 68, Indian Chief 23, Lone Ranger 25, 29, 47, Masked Raider 64, Red Ryder 7, Sgt Preston 17, TV Favourites 7, Western Roundup 8, 21, 23, Wild Bill Elliott 4, 6, Wyatt Earp 43, King of the Royal Mounted 2, Zane Grey Mysterious Rider 18
A few [gd], balance [vg/fn] (26)
No Reserve See illustration

103

Wild Young Dirky by Dudley Watkins (1954-56)
40 pages of Printer's proofs for all three stories complete which ran in The Topper between No 80-132. 'It was the year 1746, a few years after the battle of Culloden, when King George's Redcoats defeated the Highland army of Bonnie Prince Charlie. The Redcoats were now hunting down the outlawed Highlanders...'
Ink on paper. 18 x 12 ins (x 40)
£150-200 See illustration

104

The Broons original artwork (1963) drawn and signed by Dudley Watkins for The Sunday Post 7 July 1963
Daphne meets Cyril, a smashin' English lad who 'couldna understand a word I said!’ Paw cries 'Ye traitor' as she takes elocution lessons to speak all posh but her teeth come oot and break so she has to run roond the corner to the new dentist... nae guessin' who he is!
Editor and Watkins pencil notes to margin. Indian ink and Letraset shading on cartridge paper. 18 x 15 ins
£350-400 See illustration

105

Buster (Jan-Jun 1961)
26 unnumbered issues in half-year bound volume. Publisher's file copy introducing U.S. Superman strip in seventeen complete episodes (Juveniles of Alpha Centauri story in Action Comics # 315 – not published until 1964!!)
Also starring Black Axe the Saxon Avenger, Wagon Train, Phantom Force 5, Charlie Drake, Odd-Job Bob and Maxwell Hawke
26 unnumbered issues in worn bound volume [vg/fn-] (26)
£70-100 See illustration

106

Buster (Jul-Dec 1969)
26 unnumbered issues in half-year bound volume. Publisher's file copy with Buster (of course), Charlie Peace, The Skid Kids, Fishboy, Big Chief Pow-Wow, Freddie 'Parrot Face' Davies and Galactus - The Thing from Outer Space
[fn/fn+] (26)
£70-100 See illustration

107

The Dandy/Korky The Cat original front cover artwork (1961) by Jimmy Chrichton for The Dandy No 1043 Sept 16 1961 with original front cover printer's proof
Korky wins the tennis competition and chooses the net as his prize - to go out and catch some fish!
Bright poster-colour on cartridge paper. 19 x 14 ins. 'The Dandy' header is a laser colour copy (2)
£1,200-1,600 See illustration

108

Desperate Dan original artwork (1969) by Dudley Watkins from The Dandy (1969)
Dan makes special unbreakable rulers for his pesky niece, Katy and nephew, Danny…
Most word balloons are missing. Indian ink on cartridge paper. 22 x 15 ins
£200-250 See illustration

109

Daredevil 1 (1964 Horwitz Publ. Sydney)
The origin of Daredevil
Some spine wear, light tan pages [vg-]
£30-40 See illustration

110

Film Fun (Jan-Dec 1961)
Complete year in two bound volumes. Publisher's file copies starring Spartacus, The Three Musketeers by Arturo Del Castillo, the Magnificent Seven, Tony Hancock, Scoop Donovan by Ron Turner, Planet of Peril and Return of The Phantom
From the Peter Hansen Archive
[vfn] (52)
£250-300 See illustration

111

Hurricane No 1 (1964)
With 4-page flyer for No 1 (from Lion comic)
Bright cover, cream pages. Rusty staples [fn+]
£60-80 See illustration

112

Jag (1968) 1-3 (4-18 May) and 25 consecutive issues form 1 June - 14 December
With (1969) 15 Feb, 15, 29 March and Tiger and Jag Xmas 1969
No 1 with 2 x 2 ins back cover piece torn away at margin [vg-], balance [vg-/vg+] (32)
£80-120 See illustration

113

Larry Kent Detective booklets (1960s) Cleveland Publ. Sydney
Pin-up covers with text stories
565-567, 574, 576, 593-595
[vg/fn] (8)
£40-60 See illustration

114

Soccer No 1 (1969) with 10 Football Flyers for Champ, Scoop, Scorcher, Score 'n' Roar, Shoot and 5 Football Team photo giveaways
[vg/fn] (16)
No Reserve See illustration

115

TV Century 21 Annual 1 (1966)
[fn]
No Reserve See illustration

116

Thunderbirds original double page artwork (1967) drawn, painted and signed by Frank Bellamy for TV Century 21 No 105, 1967
From the Bob Monkhouse archive
Carrying a priceless shipment, Deathprobe 1's controls are jammed and the pilot is refused permission to abort ... Thunderbirds 2 and 3 are go ...
Bright Pelikan inks on board. 28 x 20 ins
£2,500-3,500 See illustration

117

Garth: 3 original consecutive artworks (1973) drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy from the Daily Mirror 6-9 October 1973
From the Bob Monkhouse archive
High priestess, Tiahuaca, sets a fiery trap for Garth and Atacama …
Indian ink on board. 20 x 18 ins (3)
£700-900 See illustration

118

Misty (D.C. Thomson editor's copies) 25 Feb and 18 Mar 1978 with penned comments on story suitability
With Etcetera Magazine No 1 (1985)
[vg/vg+] (3)
No Reserve See illustration

119

Six-Million Dollar Man original artwork (1975) painted and signed by Martin Asbury for Look-in 4 July 1975
Poster colour on board. 20 x 15 ins
No Reserve See illustration

120

Charley's War three original artworks by Joe Colquhoun from Battle 614 (1984) pgs 29-31
The Battle of the Somme July 1916. One of Charley Bourne's comrades, Lonely, rushes headlong into no-man's land harbouring a terrible secret …
3 artworks. Indian ink on cartridge paper. 17 x 15 ins each
£1,200-1,500 See illustration

121

Vargo Statten re-creation artwork (1986) dated and signed by Ron Turner. Ron Turner re-creates his 1951 artwork from the cover of Deadline To Pluto, a Scion paperback (enclosed with the artwork)
Poster colour on board. 17 x 12 ins
£500-600 See illustration
*Ron Turner (1922-98) was renowned for his all-action science fiction artwork. From the 1950s he worked on Vargo Statten covers, Lone Star comic's Space Ace and Rick Random in Super-Detective Library. This led to his ground breaking work for TV Century 21 where he illustrated The Daleks, Fireball XL5, Captain Scarlet, Stingray and Thunderbirds. He drew Judge Dredd for 2000 AD in the 1980s, Action Man for Battle-Action Force and subsequent Eagle Specials. An artistic giant in comics spanning four decades.

122

Beano 'In Flight Fun' Magazine (1995-98) 1, 2, 5, 6
These issues were given away to passengers of Airtours budget airline. With Beano 2924 Bumper 60th Birthday number (1998) Beano Max No 1 (2007), Comic Relief number wfg Nose Stickers and Mickey Mouse Fun-Time Extra
(1978) [vfn] (7)
No Reserve See illustration

123

Beano 3260 (2005) Rare original edition
All 200,000 distribution copies of the original Beano 3260 were destroyed. The "Henry Thierry" character featured in the comic's regular Ball Boy strip bore many resemblances to the Arsenal player. He was French, had a shaved head and wore a red football strip. In the story, the character was sent off during a match and takes an early bath. He also says ‘Va-va-voom’! Editor, Euan Kerr, said at the time: 'In the cold light of day, we felt it might cause offence and we did not want to do that so the issue was reprinted with a replacement cartoon strip'. Only a few copies were retained by DC Thomson for reference.
[vfn]
£40-60 See illustration

124

Billy The Fish original artwork (2007) by Chris Donald
Showing football commentator, Tommy Brown, becoming the manager of Liverpool Football Club… for 10 minutes! Signed in the margin by Graham Dury, Simon Thorp and Davey Jones
With Billy The Fish Football Yearbook 1990 with sketches and signatures by creators Chris Donald, Simon Thorp and Graham Dury to splash page
With Viz 'condiments' slip. All given as first prize in a Capital Radio competition in 2007 (3)
£180-230 See illustration

125

Oor Wullie and The Broons by Dudley Watkins. 21 original paste-up pages for and complete with The Sunday Post Souvenir Special (1989) containing 'Oor Wullie Goes To War’ plus ‘The Broons On The Home Front'.
With Oor Wullie print by Ken Harrison celebrating (?) the creation of the Scottish parliament. 'I thocht Holyrood was where they mak' films...'
(23)
£150-200 See illustration

126

Oor Wullie original artwork drawn and signed by Ken Harrison (1990s)
Maw stitches Oor Wullie's dungarees …
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 11 x 11 ins
£150-200 See illustration


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