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December 1998 Catalogue - British Comics
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Lot #
1 O’er Land And Sea (1890s) 1-86, 88-92. Aldine Library original file copies of front covers only, from the collection of Barry Ono, the Penny Dreadful King. Illustrations comprise Wild West, Piracy, Detective and Circus themes. Some tears and minor loss to a few copies. 8 x 4.5 ins approx (91)
Winning bid: 182
2 Buffalo Bill (1926-9) New Redskin Library. 63 issues between 1-86 [vg/fn+] (63)
Winning bid: 83
3 Mickey Mouse Toy Lantern Outfit (1930s) with illustrated screen and 11 sets of lantern pictures by Ensign Ltd: Mickey Mouse in Giant Land; Mickey Mouse In Pigmyland; Mickey Crusoe; Donald Duck in an Alpine Adventure; Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1, 2 and 3; The Pied Piper; Night Before Christmas; Santa’s Workshop and Three Little Pigs. Each original box contains 12 coloured slides and illustrated story booklet, except Three Little Pigs, which has 24 slides. Lantern projector is rusty but has original bulb and light socket attachment with parts of original box
Winning bid: 121
4 Adventure (1937) 814-843. Unbroken run featuring Strang and the Last McDonald [vg] (30)
Winning bid: 303
5 Adventure (1938) 28 issues between 845-896 [vg-/vg] (28)
Winning bid: 248
6 Hotspur (1937-8) 21 issues between 195-260 [vg/vg+] (21)
Winning bid: 122
7 Hotspur (1941) 384-427. Unbroken run of scarce wartime issues [vg/vg+] (44)
Winning bid: 220
8 Rover (1937) 18 issues between 791-814 [vg/vg+] (18)
Winning bid: 121
9 Rover (1938) 14 issues between 832-869 [vg/vg+] (14)
Winning bid: 145
10 Skipper (1937) 18 issues between 353-377 [vg/vg+] (18)
Winning bid: 79
11 Skipper (1938) 418-435 [vg-/vg+] (18)
Winning bid: 75
12 Wizard (1937) 16 issues between 754-786 [vg/vg+] (16)
Winning bid: 97
13 Wizard (1938) 826-837 [vg-/vg+] (12)
Winning bid: 97
14 Hotspur (1941-44) 393, 400, 447, 456, 457, 481 with Skipper 337 [fr], and Wizard 931 [gd/vg] (8)
Winning bid: 39
15 Dandy 10 (1938) Early adventures of Korky, Dan and Our Gang. Some loss to top and bottom of spine through bookworm tracery
Winning bid: 145
16 Dandy 11 (1938) Korky the Yowling Success. Bookworm tracery through all margins with some loss to pp 19-26, front cover unaffected
Winning bid: 103
17 Dandy 16 (1938) Minor loss to bottom spine through bookworm [vg-]
Winning bid: 121
18 Beano 16 (1938) Bright fresh colours, tan edges, two small 2mm file holes through spine
Winning bid: 145
19 Magic 2 (1939) Koko The Pup with Peter Piper by Dudley Watkins. Light dust shadow to top front margin, general wear, light tan pages. The only copy known to exist [vg]
Winning bid: 376
20 Magic 6 (1939) Bright fresh colours, dust shadow to front cover, supple pages [fn-]
Winning bid: 242
21 Radio Fun 33 (1939) with Knock-Out 70 (1940) Wartime issues [vg] (2)
Winning bid: 48
22 Dandy (1940) 111-120 Wartime fun with Desperate Dan and Addie and Hermy, those Nasty Nazis [vg/fn] (10)
Winning bid: 440
23 Dandy (1940-41) 121, 162, 176. One Christmas, two Easter issues. Issue 121 has 3 ins tear to front cover [vg] (3)
Winning bid: 154
24 Dandy Monster Comic (1940) Second Dandy annual. Bright cover and spine colours, slight tanning to page edges, neat inscription, cover corners and spine edges have been strengthened and touched in [fn]
Winning bid: 727
25 Magic Beano Book (1944) Fifth annual with Big Eggo -v- Koko pillow fight. Fresh cover colours, light overall wear, creamy white pages, no dedication. Rare in this condition [fn]
Winning bid: 665
26 Rupert Story Book (1938) Sampson Low. Bright coloured boards and spine, light to medium general wear, neat inscription, edge tanning to interior pages. Rupert and friends "cut-out" pages untouched and uncut. Rare in this condition [fn]
Winning bid: 440
27 Rupert Book (1941) Daily Express. General wear to boards with some spine edge loss. Clean interior pages with a few small tears [vg-], with Rupert Adventure Series No 1 in [fr] (2)
Winning bid: 61
28 Rupert Annuals (1947, 1948) Daily Express. Well worn, some tears to interior pages in 1947 annual [fr/gd] (2)
Winning bid: 57
29 Rupert Book (1955) Daily Express. Bright fresh colours to boards, clean white pages. Painting not done [vfn]
Winning bid: 48
30 Desperate Dan Annual (1954) Dudley Watkins first Dan annual. General wear to boards and spine [vg-]
Winning bid: 72
31 Dandy Books 1954, 1956, 1958, with Beano Book 1959. All undedicated, clean pages [vg] (4)
Winning bid: 91
32 Dandy Monster Comic (1951) Korky’s Circus [vg-]
Winning bid: 83
33 Beryl The Peril Annuals 1961, 1963, 1967, 1969 with Dennis The Menace 1970 (5)
Winning bid: 62
34 Strube’s War Cartoons 1939-44, with Comics By Strube 1945, Nipper Annuals 1941 and ‘42 and Blondie Annual by Chic Young [gd/vg] (5)
Winning bid: 42
35 Hotspur (1949) 637-669 The year to 3 Sept. 1949 [vg/fn] (34)
Winning bid: 83
36 Rover (1950) 1280-1331 Complete year [vg/fn] (52)
Winning bid: 66
37 Knockout (1951) 619-644 in bound volume. Sexton Blake, Billy Bunter, Captain Flame [vfn] (26)
Winning bid: 89
38 Rip Kirby Adventure Strip books (1950-56) Daily Mail. Poison & Paradise, The Man Who Stole A Million and The Faraday Murder, with Garth - Man of Mystery. Mirror Features [gd/vg/fn] (4)
Winning bid: 42
39 Eagle Vol 1 No 1 (1950) Dan Dare, Pilot Of The Future. Relatively clean, well worn copy with magic tape to front cover spine interior and margin tears [fr] with complete Eagle Passport (2)
Winning bid: 56
40 Eagle Vol 1 (1950) 1-47 The first 47 issues bound in red volume. No 1 well worn with tape to spine and right hand front cover margin trimmed away [fr] Nos 2-4 [gd], balance issues 5-47 [fn/vfn] (47)
Winning bid: 149
41 Eagle Vol 2 (1951) 2, 3, 16-25, 27-52 [vg/fn+] (38)
Winning bid: 75
42 Eagle Vol 3 (1952) 1-52 Complete year [fn-/vfn-]
Winning bid: 83
43 Dan Dare Pop-Up Book (1953) Juvenile Prod. Ltd. Pop-ups in bright fresh "unpopped" condition! [vfn]
Winning bid: 174
44 Dan Dare’s Spacebook (1953) Illustrated by Frank Hampson, Bruce Cornwell and Desmond Walduck. Clean creamy white pages [vg]
Winning bid: 194
45 Dan Dare’s Space Annual 1963 with Eagle Annual 1965 (the only Dan Dare cover) [fn-/fn] (2)
Winning bid: 28
46 Eagle Annuals (1952-6) 2-6. Issues 3-6 in worn, torn dust-jackets, annuals [vg/fn] (5)
Winning bid: 48
47 Eagle original Artwork (1963) Vol 14 No 29. Dan Dare black and white artwork by Keith Watson, 21 x 15 ins.
Winning bid: 182
48 Eagle original Artwork (1965) Vol 16 No 36 "The Singing Scourge" Drawn and signed by Don Harley, 20 x 15 ins. with original comic
Winning bid: 242
49 Karl The Viking original Artworks (1964) Drawn and signed by Don Lawrence. From Lion Comic 22 February 1964. There were two black and white Karl pages in each Lion issue and both are offered here (NB - one board is in two parts) 21 x 16 ins (2)
Winning bid: 382
50 Trigan Empire original Artwork (1968) Drawn and signed by Don Lawrence. From Look & Learn 1 June 1968. The Evil Thringa Lands on Trigo. Full colour artboard with lettering and numbering on acetate sheet overlay, 16 x 13 ins.
Winning bid: 304
51 Trigan Empire original Artwork (1968) Drawn and signed by Don Lawrence. From Look & Learn 15 June 1968. Argo crowns himself emperor of Trigo. Thringa has other plans... Full colour artboard with lettering and numbering on acetate sheet overlay, 16 x 13 ins.
Winning bid: 375
52 Classics Illustrated (1952) Super Deluxe Classics: 74 Mr Midshipman Easy; 14 Westward Ho; with Shilling series: 18 Hunchback of Notre Dame; Classics In Pictures: 8 The Three Musketeers; World Illustrated: 510 French Revolution; Special Issue: Blazing The Trails West [vg+/fn+] (6)
Winning bid: 55
53 Thriller Comics 1 (1951) The Three Musketeers. Am. Press. Neat ink signature to front cover [vg-]
Winning bid: 44
54 Thriller Comics 3-7 Neat ink signature to front covers [vg-/vg+] (5)
Winning bid: 61
55 Thriller Comics 9-19 signed covers as above [vg-/vg+] (11)
Winning bid: 117
56 Thriller Comics 21-26, 29, 30, 33-36 signed covers as above [vg-/vg+] (12)
Winning bid: 121
57 Thriller Comics 37-50 No more signatures! [vg/fn] (14)
Winning bid: 85
58 Thriller Comics 51-72, 74, 129, 195, 223, 242, 246 [fn/fn+] (28)
Winning bid: 133
59 Super-Detective Library (1950s) Am. Press. 17, 19, 23, 25, 27-33, 41-45, 115, 118, 128, 130 [vg+/fn+] (20)-
Winning bid: 97
60 Cowboy Comics (1950s) Am. Press. 55, 56, 59, 68-70, 73-75, 80-82. Neat ink signature on first 8 covers (12)
Winning bid: 61
61 Super-Detective Library 1 (1953) Am. Press. Meet The Saint [vg-]
Winning bid: 55
62 Super-Detective Library 3, 4, 21, 24, 27, 28, 32, 36, 99 [vg-/vg] (9)
Winning bid: 44
63 Thriller Comics 70, 72-87, 89-93, 99, 137, 143 [vg/fn+] (25)
Winning bid: 85
64 Thriller Comics 98, 101, 111-113, 125, 144, 160, 161, 163, 164-166, 169, 171, 172, 175, 177-183, 188 [gd/vg] (25)
Winning bid: 73
65 Cowboy Comics 101, 107, 170, 184, 191, 197, 200, 202-204 [vg-/vg] (10)
Winning bid: 26
66 Comic Library collection (1950s) Thriller 59, 60, 63, 72, 80, 85, 86, 87, 88; Cowboy 75, 97, 98, 101, 102, 105, 107, 110, 119, 120; Super-Detective 53, 54. Minor rust marks [fn/vfn-] (21)
Winning bid: 61
67 Robin Hood Stamp Book (1955) Walt Disney. With 60 colour stamps from the original film. With Australian reprints: Batman 72, 93 and Superboy 89, 100 [vg] (5)
Winning bid: 22
68 Comet (1950-52) Am. Press. 109-117, 139-187. Kit Carson, Robin Hood, Buck Jones, Guy Gallant strips [fn+/vfn+] (49)
Winning bid: 92
69 Sun (1951-52) Am. Press. 106-156, 158, 160-163. Buffalo Bill, Buck Jones, and Alan Ladd in "Branded" [vg/fn] (56)
Winning bid: 103
70 Sun (1952-54) Am. Press. 57 issues between 164-262. Billy the Kid, Ivanhoe, The Planet of Peril. Rusty staples [vg/fn] (57)
Winning bid: 128
71 Jack and Jill (1954-56) Am. Press. An almost complete run of 92 issues between 20-127. Rusty staples [fn/fn+] (92)
Winning bid: 24
72 Playhour Pictures (1954-57) Am. Press. 1-63, 65-69, 71-92, with 13 later issues. Prince The Wonder Dog, Story of Cinderella. Rusty staples [fn/fn+] (103)
Winning bid: 39
73 Tiny Tots (1957-8) Am. Press. 1267-1307, 1315-1330 [vg] (57)
Winning bid: 17
74 Harold Hare’s Own Paper (1959-60) Fleetway. 1-59 complete in three bound volumes. Harold Hare by Hugh McNeill [fn/vfn] (59)
Winning bid: 74
75 WDL Movie Classics (1955-60) 1-23, 25-44, 46, 47, 49-59, 61-71, 73-75, 77, 78, 80, 81, 83, 85-88. Mostly photo covers. 1-6 have taped spines [fr/gd], 7-19 [vg], 20 [pr], 21-23 [vg/fn], balance 55 issues [vfn/nm] (79)
Winning bid: 194
76 Roy Rogers (1950s) WDL. 21, 23, 24, 26-29, 31, 33, 34, 42, 45, 46, 51; first eight in full colour [vg] (14)
Winning bid: 48
77 Roy Rogers (1950s - ) WDL. 53, 55, 58, 59, 65 [fr], 66, 67, 69, 77 with Jimmy Durante 1; Gabby Hayes Western 50, Texas Slim 4 [vg-/vg] (12)
Winning bid: 51
78 John Wayne (1950s - ) WDL. 28, 30, 31, 32; Hopalong Cassidy 100; Billy The Kid 12; Biggles 8, 9; Batman 43, 48 and Pirates Comics. Streamline [vg/vg+] (11)
Winning bid: 57
79 WDL Cowboys including Roy Rogers, Cisco Kid, Phantom Ranger and Classics Illustrated 61, 107, 155 [gd/vg] (40)
Winning bid: 97
80 WDL Western Classics (1958-62) 1-17, 19, 21-24, 26, 28-32, 37-40 incl. Gunsmoke, Wells Fargo, Cheyenne, Maverick photo covers [fn+/vfn+] (32)
Winning bid: 123
81 Lone Ranger Chase Board Game (1960s) Peter Pan. Full colour board, spinner card and six shooter. Lone Ranger and Tonto card figures and discs. Lacks dice. Played with and ready for more action [vg]
Winning bid: 33
82 Supercar Board Game (1962) MB-Games. Unused coloured board with spinner, cards and plastic pieces. Box shows general wear to corners and edges. With Supercar Little Golden Book, Golden Press, New York [vfn] (2)
Winning bid: 79
83 Batman Cards (1966) A&BC Gum. Pink back, no Fan Club panel in this series. Complete 55 cards set [vfn/nm] (55)
Winning bid: 71
84 Batman TV Series (1960s) Black and white signed promotional photographs: Batman/Adam West; Catwoman/Lee Meriwether; Penguin/Burgess Meredith; Joker/Cesar Romero; Riddler/Frank Gorshin and Batgirl/Yvonne Craig. 8 x 10 ins (6)
Winning bid: 169
85 Supacomic Summer Gift Book 1 (1959) Atlas. Superman, J Olsen, Silent Knight and Buffalo Bill adventures. Cover creases, scarce [vg]
Winning bid: 40
86 Marvelman (1960s) L Miller. 294, 301, 305, 332, 334, 338, 347. These copies are in near mint grade [nm] (7)
Winning bid: 61
87 Young Marvelman (1960s) L Miller. 294, 301, 332, 333, 334, 347 These copies are in near mint grade [nm] (7)
Winning bid: 40
88 Four Feather Falls Picture Making Books (1961) Nos 3 and 4. Card cover, 14 pp books. Pictures uncoloured, cut-outs uncut [fn/vfn] (2)
Winning bid: 33
89 VIZ (1986-90) 21, 26, 30-40 [fn-/vfn] (13)


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