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September 2017 Catalogue
British comics, annuals 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 the original Chariot Race colour frontispiece. Including most of the first serialisation of Jules Verne's Dick Sands The Boy Captain and H.M. Stanley's meeting with Dr Livingstone
A few issues with some well worn pages [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (51)
£80-120 See illustration

2

Monster Comic. Newsagent's window ad (1898)
for Monster Comic No 1 published by Sketchy Bits & Co. March 9 1898
One of the earliest ads for a comic journal
11 x 7½ ins
£30-40 See illustration

3

Little Folks (1918-19)
400 page children's story book with 32 colour plates with illustrations by Lawson Wood, Florence May Anderson, Mabel Lucie Attwell, Cecil Aldin and Ernest Aris
[fn]
£20-30 See illustration

4

Betty's Paper 1-10 (1922 Hulton/London Publ. Co)
36 page booklets with Stories of Passion, Intrigue and Adventure
With Happy Mag (1928) 72-74. With Richmal Crompton's Just William stories. William On The Trail, William The Waxwork Prince and William's Double Life. Illustrated by Thomas Henry. Answers Annual 1926 [vfn] with original glassine wrapper
Betty's Paper and Happy Mag [vg/vg+] (14)
£60-80 See illustration

5

Bonzo's Star Turns being the Fourth Studdy Dogs Portfolio (1923)
by The Sketch magazine. Illustrated card covers with complete 16 colour plates and one extra plate from 1922 of George Studdy's cheery canine
With Bonzo Story Book (1943) [fn-] and Bonzo's Annual 1937, 1948 and 1950
[vg/vg+] (5)
No Reserve See illustration

6

Champion war years (1939-41) 918-1028 (missing 999, 1002, 1009, 1022)
Starring Rockfist Rogan RAF by Hal Wilton and Q.9. 'the Spy in Nazi Germany'.
Good cover colours, worn spines with rusty staples [gd/vg] (106)
£120-160 See illustration

7

Detective Weekly (1934) 66-87, (1935) 124-149
In two bound volumes including Agatha Christie's Murder On The Orient Express complete in 7 episodes (124-130) first serialisation and Sexton Blake stories throughout
1934 [vg], 1935 [fn/vfn] (48)
£120-160 See illustration

8

Detective Weekly (1937) 202-253
Complete year in two bound volumes with John Creasey's The Fear of Felix Corder, Poison Ivy by Peter Cheyney and the return of Sexton Blake
[vg/fn] (52)
£120-160 See illustration

9

Jester Annual 1 (1936)
With Jingles Annual 2 (1937). Reg Parlett and Roy Wilson cover art
[vg/vg+] (2)
£25-35 See illustration

10

Kinema Comic (1928-32) 422, 542, 572, 581, 582, 611, 613, 621, 648, 650
Starring Larry Semon, Charlie Conklin and Jack Keen – Detective
Well worn, trimmed issue [gd] (10)
No Reserve See illustration

11

The Passing Show magazine (1934-38 Odhams Press)
127, 148, 153, 154, 165-167, 181, 201, 219, 237, 238, 252, 255, 257, 263, 266, 270, 318, 319
Stories by J. B. Priestley, Barré Lyndon, Hannah Swaffer and A.J. Cronin with page of cartoons featuring 'Wot A Life' by Mabel Lucie Attwell
[vg/vg+] (20)
£70-100 See illustration

12

Radio Fun (1938-39) 1-12, 13-37, 38-64
In three bound volumes (second vol back board detached)
Starring George The Jolly Gee-Gee, Flanagan and Allen, Sandy Powell and Clark Gable
Issues 19, 23, 29, 30, 37, 53 have cut-outs [gd/vg]. Issues 15, 16, 17, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 31, 32, 35, 39, 41, 42, 43, 45 have one or two interior pages missing [gd], issues 49, 51 and 54 have front covers missing [fr], issues 1-14 [fn/vfn], 18, 21, 25, 27, 33, 34, 36, 38, 40, 44, 46-48, 50, 52, 55-64 [vg-/fn+] (64)
£170-220 See illustration

13

School Friend Annuals 1936 [vfn], 1940 [fn-], 1941 [vfn]
(3)
£60-80 See illustration

14

Skipper (March 1934-Nov 1935)
185-200, 202, 204-214 with 215-246 in bound volume and 252, 255-257, 261, 271
Loose copies [gd/vg+], bound volume [vg-/vg] (66)
£90-130 See illustration

15

Skipper (Jan 1936-Nov 1938)
281, 282, 284, 286, 287, 289, 290, 292-307, 309, 310, 312-316, 318-321, 325 Xmas, 326, 328-330, 335, 336 with 338-356 in bound volume and 347, 360, 362, 370, 375, 377, 378 Xmas, 380, 382, 384, 385, 387, 389, 401, 403, 408, 416, 419, 420-423, 430
Loose copies [gd/vg], bound volume [vg/fn-] (83)
£120-150 See illustration

16

Thriller (Jan-Jun 1935) 309-334, (Jan-Jun 1936) 361-386
In two bound volumes showcasing The Saint Stories by Leslie Charteris, John Creasey detective mysteries and Agatha Christie's Philomel Cottage with 2 flyers
[fn/vfn] (52)
£200-250 See illustration

17

Tiny Tots (1936) 429-480
Complete year in bound volume with Tiny and Tot and The Funny Bunny Boys
[vfn] (52)
£120-160 See illustration

18

Triumph (Jul-Dec 1933) 454-480
Half-year in bound volume with No 473 including free gift Triumph Conjuror's Club Magazine
[fn/vfn] (27)
£90-120 See illustration

19

Triumph/Superman (1939) 771-792
From the Bob Monkhouse Archive.
This complete Superman run includes issue 771 with ad showing Superman front cover for issue 772. These first Superman UK reprints show four Superman covers by UK artist John McCail with issue 788 re-working the US Action Comics #1 cover of June 1938
Bright covers, creamy white pages, some rusty disintegrated staples. Scarce complete run
[vg/fn] (22)
£700-800 See illustration

20

Beano No 22 (1938)
Bright covers, cream pages with some minor spine and edge tears [fn-]
£180-220 See illustration

21

Beano No 42 (1939)
Bright covers with some light margin foxing, cream pages [fn-]
£120-150 See illustration

22

Beano No 46 (1939)
Bright covers with some light margin foxing, cream pages [fn-]
£120-150 See illustration

23

Beano No 75 (1939) Xmas Comic
Bright covers, cream pages. Pg 17 narrow 1 inch margin piece  torn away (not affecting text or illustration) [fn]
£200-250 See illustration

24

Beano (1939-40)
30, 38, 40, 55, 77
With Magic 12, 20, 78
Low grade, well worn, taped reading copies. Beano 30 missing 8 pgs, 38 missing 18 pgs, Magic 12 missing 8 pgs, 78 missing 6 pgs [pr/fr] (8)
No Reserve See illustration

25

Beano (1940)
87-89, 93, 108, 113-115, 118, 119
Propaganda war issues
Low grade, well worn, taped reading copies (No 113 missing 8 pages) [pr/fr] (10)
No Reserve See illustration

26

Beano No 127 (1940) Xmas issue
Editor's Christmas wishes to top cover. Propaganda war issue. First 'Musso The Wop' by Sam Fair, Lord Haw-Haw sends trick Xmas present to Lord Snooty. Pansy Potter pulls a Christmas Cracker with Adolf
Bright covers with two margin tears and small spot blemish [fn-]
£250-300 See illustration

27

Addie And Hermy original artwork (1940) by Sam Fair for Dandy No 136 Jul 6 1940
Addie parachutes into France to shoot some bully beef but shoots Hermy instead
Indian ink on card. 10 x 11 ins
£120-160 See illustration

28

Beano 169 (1941)
Propaganda Xmas issue with long panel of all the Beano characters collecting waste paper 'We're doing our bit for Britain - are you?'
Bright cover with two small pieces out of top margin, Cream/light tan pages with a slight brittle edge [gd-vg]
£140-180 See illustration

29

Beano Book 3 (1942)
Big Eggo in a spin!
Bright boards and spine, neat pencil dedication, cream pages [fn]
£2,000-2,500 See illustration

30

Beano 221 (1943)
Xmas issue with Christmas card from The Beano to Hitler
First illustration of Jimmy and His Magic Patch. Big Eggo eats the Beano's printing machines and spends Xmas in jail!
Bright covers, light tan pages, some minor interior edge foxing [vg+]
£150-200 See illustration

31

Beano (1944) 229, 230, 231
Pansy Potter cover story No 229. Propaganda war issues "You can help hit Hitler hard - by saving waste paper!"
[vg/vg+] (3)
£60-80 See illustration

32

Beano (1948) 326, 328-351 Xmas
Near complete year
333 missing 2 pgs [pr], 9 issues weak or taped spines [fr/gd], 351 Xmas [gd], balance [vg-/vg] (25)
No Reserve See illustration

33

Beano (1949) 352-389
Complete year. First Jack Flash by Dudley Watkins, First Pansy Potter in Wonderland by Jimmy Clark, First Iron Fish by Jack Glass and first The Horse that Jack Built by Bill Holdroyd
Some issues printed fortnightly
Bright covers, cream pages. No 36 RH cover edge foxing shadow [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (38)
£600-700 See illustration

34

Dandy Comic No 3 (1937)
Light tan pages with spine and edge tears, no loss [gd]
£120-160 See illustration

35

Dandy Comic No 4 (1937)
First Christmas issue
Light tan pages with well-worn and torn overhang edges. Pages 11, 13 and 15 have top RH corner pieces, 4 x 2 ins, torn away [fr]
No Reserve See illustration

36

Dandy Comic Nos 5, 6 (1937) Well worn issues with rolled spines, some grubbiness, No 6 with page 7 margin one third torn away not affecting text or illustrations [fr/gd] (2)
No Reserve See illustration

37

Dandy Comic Nos 15, 16, 17, 19
Major horizontal spine tears, small loss, worn issues [fr/pr/gd-/gd-] (4)
No Reserve See illustration

38

Dandy Comic 18
First April Fool
Worn spine and edges [gd]
£70-90 See illustration

39

Dandy Comic (1938) 46, 47, 48
All with ads for Dandy Monster Comic No 1
[vg-/vg] (3)
£90-120 See illustration

40

Dandy 49 (1938)
First Fireworks issue
Bright cover, some horizontal spine tears [vg-]
£150-200 See illustration

41

Dandy (1940) 110-161
Complete year. Propaganda war issues
Starring Addie And Hermy the Nasty Nazis. Desperate Dan is bombed by the Luftwaffe, Korky captures a U-Boat, Nazi mice cover. 159 Hitler Snowman Bumper Xmas Number [vg], 160 Christmas Holiday Number [gd]
Nos 110, 112, 121, 130, 136, 157, 161 dirty, worn, torn covers [pr/fr], 10 issues [vg+/fn-], balance 35 issues [gd/vg] (52)
£550-650 See illustration

42

Dandy 160 (1940)
Christmas Holiday Number
Worn, brittle edges [fr]
No Reserve See illustration

43

Dandy 204 (1941)
Xmas Fun issue
Worn, torn cover with some edge pieces missing [fr]
No Reserve See illustration

44

Dandy (1942)
205, 107-211, 213-216, 218-223, 226
Propaganda war issues including April Fool. First Peter Pye, Dick Whittington and his cat by Dudley Watkins
6 issues ragged, worn reading copies, some brittle [pr/fr/gd-], balance 12 issues [vg-/vg] (18)
No Reserve See illustration

45

Dandy (1943)
231-236, 238-247, 252
Including Easter
6 issues [fr/gd], balance 11 issues [vg-/vg+] (17)
No Reserve See illustration

46

Dandy Monster Comic (1948)
Puppeteer Korky
Good boards and spine, light 1" scrape to back cover [fn-]
£180-230 See illustration

47

Dandy 422 (1949)
Bumper Xmas Number
Bright covers, cream pages [vfn-]
£70-100 See illustration

48

Comic Cuts (Jul 1943 - Dec 44) 2718-2757
Year and a half complete run (printed fortnightly) in three bound volumes. Publisher's file copies. Starring Sammy and Shrimpy, Plum and Duff take on the Nasties and the 3 Mustardeers, including some propaganda war stories
[fn/vfn] (40)
£120-160 See illustration

49

Comic Cuts (1945) 2758-2783
Complete year in two bound volumes (printed fortnightly). Publisher's file copies
Starring Sammy and Shrimpy, Plum and Duff
[fn/vfn] (26)
£70-90 See illustration

50

D.C. Thomson Famous 'Told In Pictures' Books (1948-53)
Complete book set illustrated by Dudley Watkins, all with dustjackets. Oliver Twist: book [vfn], dj [fn]. Kidnapped: book [vfn], dj  price clipped [fn-]. Robinson Crusoe: book [vfn], dj price clipped [vg+]. Treasure Island (signed by the editor): book [fn], dj some edge wear [vg]
(4)
£90-130 See illustration

51

Dixon Hawke's Casebook (1940s) 12, 13, 14. D.C. Thomson
Illustrated every few pages
[vg/vg-/vg] (3)
£40-50 See illustration

52

Gerald G. Swan collection (1944-55)
Scramble (1947-51) 3, 4, 6, 8-11, 14-18, 54
With Thrill Comics 27 and Boys Budget compilation containing Scramble 41, 44, 46, 50, New Funnies 39 and Thrill 33, 34
With Scramble Annuals 1949, 1950, 1951, Schoolboys Album 1944, 1947-55, Boys' Fun 4 and Boys' Fun Annuals 1954, 1955
[vg-/vg+] (31)
£80-120 See illustration

53

Paget Collection (1940s).
Dynamic nn. Oh Boy! 2 (centre page spread missing [gd]), Wonderman 5, nn, Oh Boy! and Wonderman nn
[fn/fn+] (5)
£40-60 See illustration

54

Philmar/Cartoon Art Productions collection (1940s)
Challenger 2, Crime Syndicate 3, Forgers 4, Jet Plane Raiders 1, Prang n.n., Red Flash 1, 2, Rocket x 2 n.n., Smasher n.n., Starflash 2, Whizzer 2 [vg], and Challenger Album 52 pgs (worn spine) [gd], balance 11 issues [fn-/fn+] (13)
£70-90 See illustration

55

Rip Kirby (1948-56)
Two Albums by Alex Raymond for The Daily Mail
The Man Who Stole a Million and Moray's Last Gamble. 40 pg fully illustrated stories (scarce). With Rip Kirby Comic Album No 1
[vg] (3)
£40-60 See illustration

56

Abbott and Costello 1 and two n.n.'s with Big Shot 1, 2
Full colour reprints of Sparky Watts, Dixie Dugan, Skyman and Tony Trent (all 1950s Streamline)
1 x n.n. Abbott & Costello [gd], Abbott & Costello 1 staple discolouration [fn+], balance [vg/vg+] (5)
£40-60 See illustration

57

Batman 6d Australian reprints (1950s) 50-64 (No 57 Iconic Bat-Signal cover)
With Batman Annual 1 (1959-60)
Annual [vg], comics: a few [vg+], balance [fn-/fn+] (16)
£120-160 See illustration

58

Beano (1951) 39 issues between 442-493
Including 452: first Dennis The Menace [fr], Easter, Sports Number & Fireworks issues
17 ragged, worn, reading copies, some brittle [pr/fr/gd-], balance 22 issues [gd/vg] (39)
No Reserve See illustration

59

Beano Book (1951) Biffo rodeo!
Bright boards and spine, front board with lower corner bend mark and corner ding [fn]
£90-130 See illustration

60

Beano Book (1952) Biffo nails up his pals
Bright boards and spine, cream pages [fn]
£90-130 See illustration

61

Beano Book (1953) Jack Flash to the Moon
Bright boards and spine, neat ink dedication, cream pages [fn+]
£120-150 See illustration

62

Beano (1953-55, 1957-58+)
1953: 549, 580, 604, 607. 1955: 680-686
1957: 783-806 incl. Fireworks and Xmas
1958: 807-820, 823-825, 827-830, 832-838, 842-845, 847-858 incl Pansy Potter cover appearance, April Fool, Fireworks and Xmas
With Dandy 580 New Year (1953) [gd], 632 New Year (1954), 684 New Year (1955) and 734
[vg/fn-] (83)
£240-280 See illustration

63

Beano (1959) 859-910
Complete year. Starring Biffo, Dennis The Menace, Jonah and Minnie the Minx
32 issues with biro name to top cover margin [vg/fn-] (52)
£180-240 See illustration

64

Broons original artwork (1964) drawn and signed by Dudley Watkins for The Sunday Post 29 Nov 1964
Daphne's new boy friend is comin' roond but there's a fuse in the hoose so her hair's not ready and she puts on a wig. Apparently she's not the only one ...
Indian ink and half-tone on cartridge paper. 19 x 15 ins
£350-400 See illustration

65

Oor Wullie original artwork (1959) drawn and signed by Dudley Watkins for The Sunday Post 30 Aug 1959
The wee lad plays at bein' a head hunter with disastrous results until he comes up agin the head - whose name is Hunter!
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 19 x 15 ins
£320-380 See illustration

66

Dandy (1950) 424-473
Near complete year (missing 461, 467, 474 Xmas, 475) including April Fool and Easter
27 issues [fr/gd], balance 21 issues [vg-/vg] (48)
No Reserve See illustration

67

Dandy (1951) 27 issues between 477-527
With No 768 from 1956
12 issues [fr/gd], 527 Xmas [vg], balance [vg-/vg] (27)
No Reserve See illustration

68

Bunty (1958-60) 1, 3-115 including Xmas 1958 and 1959 issues
No 38 wfg Girl of The Islands fully illustrated 32 pg booklet and No 91 wfg Bunty Book of Dancing Stars. Starring Pocahontas, Lyn Raymond - Air Stewardess, Trixie the Mountaineer and Jeanie and her genie
Generally cream pages with darker edges, some rolled spines. No 1 has worn, torn, detached cover [fr], 3-10, 21, 93-96, 103, 104, 115 [gd-vg], balance 105 issues [vg-/vg] (114)
£230-270 See illustration

69

Captain America 1 (1954 Transport Pub. Sydney Australia)
Reprints cover and story from US Captain America #76
Small piece out of top front cover [vg+]
£60-80 See illustration

70

Captain Marvel Adventures (1950) 41-50. Fawcett, Australia
Scarce landscape format 42 pg editions reprinting 1940s Captain Marvel
[vg/vg+] (10)
£120-150 See illustration

71

Cowboy Comics (Picture Library) (1950s) 86-96
Starring Kit Carson and Buck Jones
[fn-/fn] (11)
£45-65 See illustration

72

Cowboy Comics (Picture Library) (1950s) 100-109
Starring Kit Carson, Billy The Kid, Buck Jones
107 [vg], balance [fn-/fn] (10)
£40-60 See illustration

73

Crack Action 1-6
With Crime Patrol 1-6 complete sets (1950s) Archer Press
Starring Phantom Lady, Plastic Man, Ken Shannon Private Eye and Vooda Jungle Princess. 68 pg square bound UK reprints
Crime Patrol No 4 [gd], 3 issues [vg-/vg], balance [fn/vfn] (12)
£60-80 See illustration

74

Dandy (1950-59)
473, 508, 640, 643, 666, 670, 678, 738, 741, 757, 771, 843, 857, 915, 926
Issues 741, 666, 738 [gd/vg-], balance [vg+/fn] (15)
£40-60 See illustration

75

Dick Tracy (1950s) 1-10 Streamline
Nos 1, 4 [vg-], 8 [vg+], balance [fn-/fn] (10)
£60-80 See illustration

76

Eagle Vol. 5 (1954) 1-52
Starring Dan Dare in Operation Saturn and Prisoners of Space
Some issues with biro name to top cover margin [vg/fn] (52)
£90-130 See illustration

77

Eagle Vol. 6 (1955) 1-52
Starring Dan Dare in Prisoner of Space, The Man From Nowhere and Rogue Planet
Some issues with biro name to top cover margin [vg/fn] (52)
£90-130 See illustration

78

Fawcett/L. Miller Cowboys (1950s)
Tom Mix Western 75-79, Rocky Lane Western 101-106 and Gabby Hayes Western 76, 77, 79
[vg/fn] (14)
£50-70 See illustration

79

Kid Colt Outlaw 1/- Strato reprints (First series, 1955) 31-40
Maneely and Severin cover art. 68 pg square bound format
Slight spine roll to some issues [vg/fn-] (10)
£50-70 See illustration

80

King Of The Royal Mounted (1950-54 Zane Grey) 1-27
Landscape format reprints by Feature Productions, New Zealand
[vg+/fn] (27)
£70-100 See illustration

81

Lone Ranger (1953 WDL) 13-30
With Lone Ranger Comic Album No 1
Album [vg], comics : 17, 18, 20, 24 [vg/vg+], balance 14 issues [fn/vfn] (19)
£90-120 See illustration

82

Human Torch 1 (1954) L. Miller
Reprints cover and stories (incl Bill Everett's Sub-Mariner) from US Human Torch # 36 from 1940
Cover off top staple. Scarce [vg]
£90-120 See illustration

83

Human Torch 2 (1954) L. Miller
Reprints cover and Human Torch in Korea stories (incl Bill Everett's Sub-Mariner) from US Human Torch # 38 from 1940
Scarce [vg]
£90-120 See illustration

84

Joe Palooka (1950s) 1-4.
With Little Max 1-3 (both by Ham Fisher) Streamline
With Big Ben Bolt (1952-54) John Cullen Murphy art. Landscape format by Feature Productions, New Zealand
BB Bolt 1, 13 have half back covers torn away [gd], balance, including other titles [vg/fn+] (32)
£150-200 See illustration

85

Johnny Hazard 1 (1954) L. Miller
With Johnny Hazard 1, Scorchy Smith 1 and Tootsie 1 landscape format Australian reprints and a further Scorchy Smith 1-3 by Pyramid Publ, Sydney
Scarce [vg-/vg+] (7)
£60-80 See illustration

86

L. Miller No 1s and early issues (1950s)
Blue Bolt 1-4, Curley Kayoe 1, 2, Foreign Intrigues 1 [gd+], 2, Zaza The Mystic 1
[vg/fn-] (9)
£70-90 See illustration

87

L. Miller/Alan Class (1950s-60s)
Mystic 1, 34, 52, Secrets of The Unknown 75, 208, Spellbound 62, Suspense 210, 236, Voodoo 5, Zombie 8
Including Ditko, Kirby, Heck, Williamson art
[vg/fn+] (10)
£30-40 See illustration

88

Marvel Family/Cowboy Mix (1950s)
Marvel Family 72, 81, 84, 86, 87
With Tom Mix 81, 84, 86, 89, 90, Gabby Hayes 90, True Western n.n., Two-Gun Kid n.n
4 issues [gd], balance [vg-/vg] (13)
No Reserve See illustration

89

Master Comics (1950s) 66-75. Fawcett/L. Miller
Starring Cap Marvel Jr, Nyoka Jungle Girl, Tom Mix and Bulletman
No 69, 71 [vg+], balance [fn/vfn-] (10)
£110-140 See illustration

90

Master Comics (1950s) 77-85. Fawcett/L. Miller
Starring Captain Marvel Jr, Hopalong Cassidy, Bulletman, Nyoka and Tom Mix
[fn-/vfn] (9)
£110-140 See illustration

91

Master Comics (1950s) 87-91. Fawcett/L. Miller
Starring Minute Man, Nyoka Jungle Girl, Ibis the Invincible, Hopalong Cassidy and Radar
[fn-/fn+] (5)
£60-80 See illustration

92

Oz and NZ No 1s (1950s)
Dick Tracy 1 (Times Printing, Auckland NZ), detached cover, rare [gd], Captain Easy 1, Crime Mysteries 1, Follow That Man 1, Lesley Shane 1, One Will Too Many n.n., Police Badge # 479 No 1, Police Patrol 1, Roger Lincoln 1, Spy Thrillers 1
[gd/vg] (10)
£60-80 See illustration

93

Radio Fun (Jan-Jun 1951) 639-664
In half-year bound volume (No 644 has pgs 5-8 missing)
Starring Jewel & Warriss, Jane X, The Falcon and Petula Clark
No 644 [fr], balance [fn/vfn] (26)
£40-60 See illustration

94

Radio Fun (1958) 1004-1055
Complete year in two bound volumes. Publisher's file copies
Starring Norman Wisdom, Benny Hill, Jewel & Warriss, The Falcon and Charlie Drake
[fn/vfn] (52)
£90-130 See illustration

95

Rocket (1956) 1-32 final issue (before amalgamation with Express Weekly)
Edited by Douglas Bader and starring Captain Falcon by Frank Black with Flash Gordon, Johnnie Hazard and Brick Bradford UK reprints. Issues 13-27 highlight the new Forbidden Planet film starring Robbie The Robot illustrating stills from the movie and offering free cinema tickets to Rocket Club members
No 1 [fn], balance [vg/fn] (32)
£170-220 See illustration

96

Roy Rogers (1950s WDL)
29-33, 35-54, 56-59, 61, 64-68, 70-75, 77, 79, 81-84, 86-88, 90-93, 95
With Roy Rogers Annuals 1954-59 (two with djs)
Nos 30, 72 [pr], 9 issues [gd], balance [vg/fn] (57)
£100-150 See illustration

97

Giant Comic Annual comprising Silver Starr Super Comic 1, 2, 3 (1950s Youngs of Sydney Australia) with Yarmack 11, 15. Scarce
[fn-/fn] (5)
£60-80 See illustration

98

Star-Rocket (1950s) 1, 2, 5
With Star-Rocket Comic Album
Starring Arizona Raines, Swift Morgan, Blackhawk and The Robot. With art by Ron Embleton and Denis McGloughlin
Album [vg+], comics [fn-/fn] (4)
£50-70 See illustration

99

Streamline No 1s (1950s)
All-Top 1 (incl Phantom Lady, Blue Beetle, Jo-Jo), Ace Detective 1, Frank Buck 1, Tony Trent 1, Martin Kane Private Eye 1, 2
Martin Kane 2 [vg-], balance [fn-/fn] (6)
£50-70 See illustration

100

Streamline Crime Comics Collection (1950s)
Famous Comics 2 plus 3 x n.n., Hunted 8 plus 2 x n.n., Inside Crime x 2 n.n., March Of Crime 1-3, Murder Incorporated 1-3, Secret Service 1, 2 and Spectacular Crimes 2
Hunted No 8 [gd], balance [vg/fn+] (18)
£70-100 See illustration

101

Super-Detective Library (1953-54) 4, 5, 8, 10, 13, 19, 27
No 4 has inside back cover photo ad for Nos 1 and 2
Bright covers with some top/bottom spine wear. Rust spots showing through [vg] (8)
£50-70 See illustration

102

Super-Detective Library (1954-56) 32, 34-36, 39-41, 46, 47, 50
Bright covers with some rust spots showing through. Generally [vg] (10)
£70-90 See illustration

103

Super-Detective Library (1956-59) 56, 62, 63, 69, 76, 80, 86, 98, 102
All Lesley Shane detective mysteries
Bright covers with rust spots showing through [vg/vg+] (9)
£60-80 See illustration

104

Superman (1950s G.K. Murray) 70, 74
With (mostly L. Miller): Bill Boyd Western 68, Classics Illustrated Daniel Boone 96, Daniel Boone 15, Gene Autry 35, Lone Ranger 38, Masked Raider 64, Tarzan Adventures Vol. 7, No 20, Television Favourites 7, Tom Mix Western 112, Wyatt Earp n.n. (by Stan Lee & Dick Ayers)
[vg/fn-] (12)
£30-40 See illustration

105

T-Man 1-6 with Police Comic 1-6 complete sets (1950s) Archer Press
Starring T-Man, Red Rocket, Phantom Lady (one episode) and Ken Shannon Private Eye
A few [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (12)
£60-80 See illustration

106

Target Comics (1952 L. Miller) 1-4, 6
Reprinting 3 L.B. Cole covers from US Target Comics (1949)
[fn-/fn] (5)
£40-60 See illustration

107

Terry and the Pirates (1950s) 1 [fn], 4, 5, 7
With Terry Lee and the Secret Agents 1-4, 7, 11
Terry and the Pirates Numbers 4 & 5 punch holes to spines [gd], balance [vg-/vg+] (10)
£60-80 See illustration

108

TV Fun (1957-59) 214, 215, 228-299
Starring Frankie Vaughan, Tommy Steele, SAS war stories and Calling Z.9
[vg/fn] (71)
£60-90 See illustration

109

UK Sci-Fi Superhero (1950s). Atomic Age n.n., Captain Universe 1, Electroman n.n., Jet n.n., Senorita Rio n.n., with Free Comic Supplement, Super Duper 9
[vg+/fn] (6)
£40-60 See illustration

110

Whiz Comics (1950s L. Miller) 71-83
Starring Captain Marvel, Lance O'Casey, Golden Arrow and Ibis the Invincible
Nos 72, 74-76 worn spines [vg-], balance [vg/fn] (13)
£70-90 See illustration

111

Action Double Double Comics 1 (1960s)
Comprising Action 338, 345, 348 and Showcase 67
With Justice League Double Double Comics 1 (1960s) comprising Metal Men 25, Tales of Suspense 86 and World's Finest 160, 164 and World's Finest Double Double Comics 1 (1960s) comprising JLA 47, 51, World's Finest 167 and Tales Of Suspense 89
Bound together by Thorpe and Porter, each book contained remaindered US issues without their covers
These Double Double first issues are scarce in higher grades [fn-/fn+/fn+] (3)
£50-70 See illustration

112

Batman Albums 1, 2 (1960s) Randlecourt Printers Ltd
Black and white reprints of US Batman issues
64 pgs. Album 2 has neat crayon to page 1 [fn-/vg] (2)
£40-60 See illustration

113

Alan Class selection (1960s)
Astounding 18, 122, Creepy Worlds 90, 160, Secrets of the Unknown 39, 65, 165, 174, 178, Sinister Tales 35, 43, 66, 145, 149, 160, 161, Super Mouse n.n., Suspense 87, 156, 166, 171, Uncanny Tales 7, 21, 117, 121, 127, 129 and Weird Planets 22
10 issues [vg], balance 18 [fn-/fn+] (28)
£65-85 See illustration

114

Astounding Stories/Alan Class (1960s)
25, 34, 35, 38-40, 47, 48, 51, 54, 57, 62, 70, 71, 78, 79, 82, 84, 88, 89
UK reprints of Atlas, Marvel, Charlton by Lee, Ditko, Kirby, Ayers with No 78 reprinting Amazing Spider-Man # 8
[vg+/fn+] (20)
£60-80 See illustration

115

Creepy Worlds/Alan Class (1960s)
54, 58-63, 72, 74, 76-80, 82-87, 92, 97, 99
Many Lee/Ditko stories, plus Kirby, Ayers and Wood with Tales To Astonish # 27 reprint of first Ant-Man story
[vg/fn/vfn-] (23)
£65-85 See illustration

116

Creepy Worlds (1960s)103, 104 [fn-/fn]
Suspense 55 [gd], Mystic 56 [vg], Sinister Tales 108 back cover 3ins corner piece torn away [vg-], Uncanny Tales 60 [vg+]
UK reprints of Spider-Man, X-Men, Avengers and Ant-Man (6)
No Reserve See illustration

117

Suspense/Alan Class (1960s)
44-51, 53, 56, 57, 59, 63-65, 71, 72, 74, 76, 78-80
Many Lee/Ditko stories plus Amazing Spider-Man, Iron Man, Doc Strange, Fantastic Four reprints
[fn/vfn] (22)
£65-85 See illustration

118

Beano (1960, 1962)
1960: 21 issues between 911-963 (927-929 top cover margins torn away) [gd]
1962: 27 issues between 1016-1044 incl. Xmas (with No 1020 missing front cover) [fr]
[vg/fn] (48)
£120-160 See illustration

119

Beano (1961)
46 issues between 964-1015 (not incl. No 1000)
With 3 missing front covers (973, 980, 984) and 4 with cover margin torn away (965, 969, 970, 1007). Balance 39 issues [vg/fn+] (46)
£120-160 See illustration

120

Buster Book 1 (1962) [fn], 2 (1963) [vg+]
And Buster Book of Thrills (some small cover scrapes) 1962 [fn-]
(3)
No Reserve See illustration

121

Hornet (1965) 69-120
Complete year starring The Truth About Wilson and the Further Truth About Wilson fully illustrated stories
Nos 82-85  with pg. 15 competition cut-outs and 106 [vg], balance [fn-/fn] (52)
£90-120 See illustration

122

Oz Magazine (1968-73)
18, 33, 36, 38, 43, 45 [vg/fn] (6)
18: Fingerlickin' Good Robert Crumb cover. 38: John Lennon's Imagine, Robert Crumb's Honeybunch Kaminski 3 pg cartoon strip. 43: Ziggy Stardust, Jeff Beck, the Beach Boys. 45: John & Yoko Sometime in NYC, Vincent by Don McLean
[vg/fn-] (6)
£70-90 See illustration

123

POW! (1967-68) 1-86
Complete run. Reprinting Amazing Spider-Man from # 1, Fantastic Four, Nick Fury. With The Dolls of St Dominics, The Python and Dare- A-Day Davy by Ken Reid. Not forgetting Wee Willie Haggis - The Spy from Skye
Bright covers, cream pages, a few early issues with rusty staples. No 1: back cover foxing with some edge tears [vg], 23, 24,26 [gd], balance issues [vg/fn] (86)
£320-360 See illustration

124

TV Century 21 (1965-68) 1-157
With No 1 free gift Special Agent Identicode card, No 141 with free gift TV21 3-D specs and  all six TV21 Specials and Extras and Annual No 1
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 fifty years ago. This was largely due to the influence and deployment of the greatest comic artists of their day. Frank Bellamy and Don Harley drew Thunderbirds, Mike Noble and Don Lawrence took turns at Fireball XL5 and Ron Embleton and Ron Turner drew The Daleks, Stingray and Captain Scarlet. Even Dan Dare's legendary creator, Frank Hampson drew Lady Penelope in issues 40-45
TV21 Annual No 1 [vg], The Specials: TV Century  Stingray Special [vg+], International Extra [vg], Summer Extra 1965 [vg], 1966 [vg+], Thunderbirds Extra [fn] and Spring Extra (1967) [vg+]
The comics: TV 21 No 1 has some spine wear and inside back cover corner taped tears [vg], Special Agent Identicode free gift has secret agent's name and address. No 2 worn spine [vg], No 3 [fn], Nos 4 & 8 [vg], 28, 155 have competition cut-outs [vg], 143, 146, 152, 157 [vg]. The balance 148 issues [fn/vfn] (164)
£900-1,400 See illustration

125

Lady Penelope Summer Extra (1966)
Starring Marina, The Man from UNCLE and Lady Penelope by Frank Hampson
[vg+]
£35-45 See illustration

126

Daleks original artwork (1965) by Ron Turner for TV Century 21 No 51
The violence spreads as the Daleks re-arm against the deadly Mechanoids
Ron Turner's second Daleks artwork
Also reprinted in The Amazing World of Doctor Who (1976)
(With Daleks title panel laser colour copy for attachment if desired. Poster colour on board. 21 x 15 ins
£1,500-2,000 See illustration

127

Victor (1967) 33 issues between 310-358 incl Xmas
[vg-/fn] (33)
£30-40 See illustration

128

WHAM!
File copies (1966-67) 133 Xmas, 134-138, 143, 144, 145
File copies with editor's payment stickers naming Artists (Ken Reid, Artie Jackson), Letterers and Studios
[fn] (9)
£70-100 See illustration

129

William Books (1964-68) Newnes
William and The Witch (1st print) [fn-] in soiled dj [vg-], William and The Pop Singer (2nd) [vg+] in price clipped dj [vg-], William the Masked Ranger (2nd) [fn] in [vg+] dj and William - The Explorer (2nd) neat dedication [fn] in price-clipped dj [vg] (4)
£70-100 See illustration

130

William The Superman (1st) (1968) Newnes
[vfn] in dj [vfn]
£80-120 See illustration

131

Beano (1973) 1590-1641
Complete year in two bound volumes
Bright fresh covers, cream pages [vfn/nm] (52)
£130-180 See illustration

132

Bionic Woman original artwork (1977) by John Burns for Look-in No 11
The Bionic Woman, Jaime Sommers joins the Russian Circus as a weight lifter - a cover to foil an assassination attempt on the President of Russia…
John Burns started his career in the 1960s as an illustrator for Junior Express and School Friend later working on TV21, Countdown, Space Family Robinson and Lady Penelope. He drew the newspaper strips Jane and Modesty Blaise reaching the height of his fame with Judge Dredd for 2000AD
Poster colour on board. 16 x 21 ins
£200-250 See illustration

133

Charley's War original artworks (1984) by Joe Colquhoun from Battle-Action 284 pgs 10 and 11. February 1917
A Zeppelin raid has begun on munitions factories in London's East End. An incendiary bomb explodes and Charley's mother is trapped. Meanwhile the Zeppelin flies into an electric storm and suffers the strange effects of St Elmo's Fire...
Black ink on cartridge paper. 2 artworks each 17 x 15 ins
£750-850 See illustration

134

Charley's War original artwork (1984) by Joe Colquhoun from Battle-Action No 284 pg 13
The stricken Zeppelin falls near the City of London whilst National Anthems are sung, one with pride, the other with sombre fatalism …
Black ink on cartridge paper. 17 x 15 ins
£500-600 See illustration

135

Crisis 1 (1988) signed by Dave Gibbons, Carlos Ezquerra, Pat Mills, Jim Baikie and John Smith
[fn]
No Reserve See illustration

136

Cyclops (1970) 1, 3, 4 'The First English Adult Comic Paper'
Flash Gordon reprints in 3 and 4
Scarce low distribution undergrounds which only ran for four issues [fn-/fn] (3)
£60-80 See illustration

137

Faceache original artwork drawn and signed by Ken Reid from Buster 18 April 1981
The Head's more than upset by Faceache as the new dinner lady turns out to be the school inspector
Indian ink on cartridge paper (2 pieces). 20 x 16 ins
£90-130 See illustration

138

1970s Special issues
Battle 100, 200, Bonnie 1st Birthday, Bunty 1000, Cheeky 1st Birthday, Donald and Mickey Second, Third Birthday, 50th Anniversary, Cor!! 100, 200, Hotspur 1000, Jinty 2000
and 5th Birthday issues
[fn/vfn] (13)
No Reserve See illustration

139

2000AD (1977)
8-17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 35
[fn/vfn] (16)
£40-60 See illustration

140

UK Comic Art Convention brochure 1987
76 page Special Souvenir Booklet. Signed by Bill Sienkiewicz, Will Eisner, Glen Fabry, Dave Gibbons, Brett Ewins, Brian Bolland, Jim Baikie, Bryan Talbot, Bill Higgins, Cam Kennedy, Mike Colllins and Kevin O'Neill
No Reserve See illustration

141

Vulcan (1975-76) 1-28
Complete set with free gifts for 1 and 2 Potato Gun and Magic Number Cards
No 1 has small pg 1 hole by spine where gift was attached [fn-], balance issues [fn-/vfn] (28)
£180-250 See illustration

142

Beano Book 1 Facsimile (Portfolio editions 2005)
In original slipcase with Certificate of Authenticity No 0666 of 2000
As new
£40-60 See illustration

143

Dan Dare original artwork (1995) drawn, painted and signed by Don Harley for Spaceship Away! No 1 (2003)
Here Don Harley creates a Phoenix Mission Eagle 'cover' using the same techniques he used 40 years earlier in the Hampson Studio. With photocopy pencil rough.
Gouache on board. 22 x 16 ins
£550-650 See illustration

144

Oor Wullie original artwork for the First Minister of Scotland's Christmas card (2016), drawn and signed (to the reverse) by DC Thomson artist, Peter Davidson.
With Christmas card and photo signed by Nicola Sturgeon 'Thank you for supporting the FM's Christmas card initiative’. Accompanied by her signed Broons Book for 2016.
The proceeds of this sale will go to four local charities: The Archie Foundation for Tayside Childrens' Hospital, Dundee; The Christine Witcutt Memorial Fund, The Dixon Community Fund and SiMBA, a charity that supports mothers who have lost their children in pregnancy.
Oor Wullie artwork: Indian ink on card highlighted in red, 12 x 10 ins and 3 further signed pieces (4)
Comic Book Auctions is pleased to donate their vendor's premium to these worthy causes
£1,000-1,500 See illustration


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