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Autumn 2007 Results
British comics, annuals & artwork
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Note: Prices Realised include 10% Buyer's Premium.

1

Empire Library (1910) 1-36
In two bound volumes. File copies. With free gift colour portrait of King George V by Alyn Williams [fn/fn+] (36)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £248

2

Union Jack (1917) 691-742
Complete year. Sexton Blake stories throughout [gd/vg] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £332

3

Sexton Blake Library (1919-21) 101-107, 113-131, 147-151, 176-193
In eleven bound volumes. File copies [fn/fn+] (49)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £2,546

4

Sexton Blake Library (1923-24) 267-314, 339-350
In five bound volumes. File copies [fn/fn+] (60)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £1,930

5

Playtime (1923) 198-223
Half-year Jan-Jun in bound volume. Micky Mouse (before Walt Disney’s more famous creation!) And His Jungle Friends. File copies [fn] (26)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £97

6

Football And Sports Favourite (1924) 149-200
In two bound volumes. File copies [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £218

7

Schoolgirls’ Own Library (1928) 149-184
Complete year in three bound volumes. File copies [fn-/fn] (36)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £375

8

Sexton Blake Library (1929) 173-220
Complete year in four bound volumes. File copies [fn/fn+] (48)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £1,336

9

Sexton Blake Library (1930) 221-268
Complete year in four bound volumes. File copies [fn/vfn] (48)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £1,336

10

Sexton Blake Library (1931) 269-316
Complete year in four bound volumes. File copies [fn/vfn] (48)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £1,336

11

The Champion (1930-31) 440-491
In two bound volumes with six free gift Coloured Motoring Pictures [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £200

12

The Ranger (1934) 22-73
Complete year in two bound volumes. File copies [fn-/fn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £254

13

Schoolgirls’ Own (1930) 465-516
Complete year in two bound volumes. File copies [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £304

14

Schoolgirls’ Own (1934) 674-725
Complete year in two bound volumes with 6 free gift photocards including Greta Garbo in Queen Christina, Charlotte Henry in Alice in Wonderland and Jackie Cooper in The Bowery. File copies [ vfn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £304

15

The Schoolgirl (1935) 284-335
Complete year in two bound volumes with free gift booklet of Fancy Dress and silver photo plate of Nell Gwyn film. File copies [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £242

16

Screen Romances (1935-1938)
4 year complete run in 4 bound volumes. Garbo, Gable, Cagny, Hepburn, Marx Bros, Fred and Ginger – they’re all here from Hollywood’s Golden Era. Earl Christy cover art.
1935 first issue some spine damage to 33 pages (each issue ran to 116+ pages), back cover has gouging damage not affecting magazines [vg/vg+] (48)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £111

17

Theatre World (1936-39) 139-175
In 3 bound volumes with The Play Pictorial 382-404 in bound volume [fn/fn+] (60)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: U/S

18

Miracle Library (late 1940s/early 50s) 1-90
In seven bound volumes. Text Stories. File copies [fn-/fn+] (90)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £303

19

Sexton Blake Library (1942) 27-38
In bound volume. File copies [fn/fn+] (12)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £689

 

The following run of propaganda war issue Beano comics from 1940, between 76-88, are noted for their bright fresh covers and cream pages and are rare in their high grades.

20

Beano 76, 78 (1940) New Year
Propaganda war issues. Hitler and Goering outsmarted, this time by Lord Snooty .. [vfn/fn] (2)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £344

21

Beano 79
Big Eggo’s nuts for the squirrels and bolts from the door! Bright cover colours, some light foxing to lower cover margin [vg+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £199

22

Beano 82
Big Eggo’s unruly croc gets a shock! [vfn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £212

23

Beano 83
Eggo’s flying fish make the cats’ tails’ swish! [vfn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £212

24

Beano 84
The circus family (nasty bunch) stop Jumbo and Eggo having lunch! [fn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £199

25

Beano 85
Reveille wakes the babe from sleep; the sergeant makes the squaddies weep! [vfn+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £217

26

Beano 86
Our window cleaners don’t get paid; they take their pay in lemonade! [vfn+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £217

27

Beano 87
Big Eggo rides to a big top fiver! [vfn+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £217

28

Beano 88
The angler sinks Big Eggo’s dream – his tiddler makes the public scream … [vfn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £193

29

Beano 90
[vg+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £187

30

Beano 93, 97, 99
93 some tape repair, 4 interior pages missing [pr], 97 [vg], 99 two file holes to spine [gd] (3)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £109

31

Beano 101, 103, 116
101 extensive tape repair [fr], 103 two file holes to spine [gd], 116 [vg-] (3)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £109

32

Beano 118-120
[vg/vg-/vg-] (3)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £223

33

Beano 121, 123, 124 (Dec 1940)
121, 124 some clear tape to spines [gd-/gd], 123 [vg-] (3)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £128

34

Beano Book 1 (1940)
Classic Beano characters see-saw cover. Good boards and spine, lightly rubbed and marked. Top back hinge 1" split with small loss. Neat dedication partly erased. Clean, light tan pages [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £3,437

35

Magic-Beano Book (1945)
KoKo leap-frogs Big Eggo. Overall general wear, complete spine, neat dedication, light tan pages with some foxing spots [gd]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £445

36

Magic-Beano Book (1946)
Big Eggo Carts Characters! Bright boards with top edge erased writing and cover scrape, generally worn but complete spine. No dedication, light tan pages [vg-]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £441

37

Magic-Beano Book (1947)
Big Eggo makes a meal of Hairy Dan!
Bright boards and spine, front board lower corner bump, light/medium overall wear, neat dedication, cream/very light tan pages
[fn-]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £1,150

38

Magic Beano Book (1948)
Big Eggo’s Marching Band. Bright boards and spine, slight bump to front board top and corner. Neat dedication. Cream/light tan pages [vfn-]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £1,046

39

Tom Thumb 6 page artwork (1947) by Dudley Watkins
for The Magic-Beano Book 1948 (pages 99-104). The King takes his pipe by the fire so Tom and Tinkel decide to make a new ‘king size’ one for His Majesty. They test it out with a smoke and the ‘Little Princess’ has to administer Castor Oil (Extra Nasty)! Another series of Watkin’s artwork at his brilliant best.
To our knowledge the first Tom Thumb artworks to be offered at auction. Indian ink & blue crayon on card. 13 x 9 ins each (6 pages)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £748

40

Magic-Beano Book (1949)
Maxi’s Taxi, Mini Eggo! Bright boards with wear to edges, loose spine showing teeth. Neat dedication, light tan pages [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £170

41

Dandy 57 (Dec 31st 1938)
Korky on Skis. 2 ins sellotape to spine tear [gd]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £58

42

Dandy Monster Comic 3 (1941)
Korky’s Marching Band. Bright boards with faded spine. Most interior pages have light/noticeable insect tracery near binding not affecting text or illustrations [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £707

43

Dandy Monster Comic 4 (1942)
Korky’s sausages get Dan to speed the Dandy boat trip. General overall wear , worn corners, complete spine, neat dedication, light tan pages with foxing spots [gd+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £385

44

Desperate Dan original artwork (1941) by Dudley Watkins
for the Dandy No 170 March 1st 1941
It’s hot and Dan’s thirsty so he uses a telegraph pole and an anvil to get some snow from a mountain top to make an ice-lolly. It freezes him up and he awakens a dormant volcano to thaw himself out but all the water he used has ruined the barley crop – until he drinks 100 gallons of lemon barley water and his beard starts sprouting barley – phew!
Indian ink on board. 19 x 15 ins.
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £467

45

Dandy 231, 239 (1943)
New Year and May Day issues [vg-/vg+] (2)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £61

46

Dandy Monster Comic (1944)
Korky Goalie
Generally worn boards and spine not so neatly re-attached to interior pages. No dedication. Light tan pages with darker edges [gd]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £244

47

Dandy (1946) 309-334 Xmas
Complete year strung together at spine
Bright covers, light tan pages. 309 ragged loose cover [gd], balance [vg+] (26)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £220

48

Dandy (1947) 335-359 Xmas
Complete year. Card strung-bound volume. Mainly bright covers, light tan/tan pages [vg/vg+] (25)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £239

49

Dandy Monster Comic (1949)
Korky The Toff. Well worn boards, half spine lettering worn away showing teeth, loose spine, neat dedication, light tan pages [gd]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £97

50

Dandy (1949) 396-423
(400 has covers only) Including Fireworks, Xmas and New Year issues [vg] (28)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: U/S

51

Dandy (1949-50) 22 issues between 389-464
451 edge 2 ins torn away [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (22)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £97

52

Magic Fun Book 2 (1942)
Koko supports the Magic Characters! Bright boards, invisible tape down (complete) spine edges from top to bottom, well rubbed out dedication, cream/light tan pages, a few light foxing spots [gd/vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £1,046

53

Rupert Book (1942) D. Express
Rupert and Pals on the castle battlements
Deep, bright colour covers, price unclipped, neat pencil dedication. One-third-of an-inch closed tear at top of spine with no loss. Light edge wear, cream pages. One of the highest grade copies ever offered at auction [fn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £605

54

Rupert Book (1943)
Rupert reaches for a butterfly. General overall wear, one inch tear to lower back cover, price unclipped, neat dedication, cream pages [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £182

55

Oor Wullie original artwork (1944) by Dudley Watkins
from The Sunday Post Fun Section 16 Jan 1944.
Ma’s t’bed with lumbago so the Wee Lad decides to help wi’ the washin’… he pits water in the biler, lights the fire tae heat the watter, separates the whites frae the coloured ones, rinses in cauld watter tae get the soap oot, pits them through the wringer and hings them oot tae dry. Then comes the mangle an’ he proudly brings the fresh claethes in tae show Ma – only trouble is the washin’ is Mrs Wilkie’s frae next door!
Indian ink on card. 17 x 15 ins.
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £732

56

Adventure (1945) 1124-1149 including 1148 and 1149 Xmas issues
In half year bound volume [vg/fn] (26)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £97

57

Hotspur (1940) 332-357
Jan – June in half-year bound volume. Propaganda war issues [fn-/fn] (26)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £97

58

Hotspur (1941) 384-427
Complete year in bound volume. Propaganda war issues [vg/fn] (44)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £242

59

Rover (1942-45), 40 propaganda war issues between 1035-1105
In bound volume [vg+/fn] (40)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £97

60

Rover (1945-46) 1106-1137
March 1945 - June 1946 with 1153-1189 (1947)
complete year, in two bound volumes [vg/fn-] (69)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £121

61

Skipper (1940) 488-513
Jan – June in half-year bound volume. Propaganda war issues
496 torn pages [vg], balance [fn-/fn] (26)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £266

62

Wizard (1937-8) 761-798
July 1937 – March 1938 in bound volume [vg+/fn] (38)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £182

63

Wizard (1939) 840-864
Jan – June half year in bound volume
Bright covers, light tan pages with darker edges [vg/vg+] (25)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £79

64

Wizard (1946) 1093-1120
Complete year in bound volume. Wilson stories [vg/fn] (28)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £201

65

Wizard (1947) 1121-1157
Complete year in bound volume. Wilson – Seeker Of Champions [vg/fn] (37)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £97

66

Champion (1942-43) 1067-1118
July – July, one year in bound volume. Rockfist Rogan of the RAF [fn-/fn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £121

67

Champion (1943-44) 1119-1170
July – July, one year in bound volume. [fn-/fn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £121

68

Knock-Out 3, 5, 6 (1939)
Bright cover colours, some edge foxing, rusty staples [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £115

69

Knock-Out (1939-40) 14, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 62, 63
Bright cover colours, some edge foxing, rusty staples [vg/vg+] (8)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £91

70

Knock-Out Fun Book 1942 [vg], 1943 rare card cover issue, clear taped corners [gd] (2)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £78

71

Knock-Out (1944) 270-273, 275-277, 281-284, 286-288 with The Dandy 270 (1944)
[vg/vg+] (15)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £99

72

Knock-Out (1944-47) 257, 305, 306, 308, 312, 313 and 28 issues between 383-459
Rusty staples [vg-/vg] (34)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £97

73

Knock-Out (1948-52) 59 issues between 462-701
[gd/vg] (59)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £97

74

Film Fun Annual 2 (1939)
Bright boards with medium spine and corner rubbing, tape to interior fly page, cream pages [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £22

75

Film Fun Annual 1940
Starring George Formby, Buck Jones and Harold Lloyd [vg+] with low grade Dandy Books 1953, 1954 and 1959 all [fr] and Black Bob Book 1959 [gd] with 8 1970s House of Hammer and Hall of Horror Magazines [vg] (13)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £91

76

Film Fun Annual 1941, 1942
1941; red taped spine, taped corners [gd-], 1942 [vg] (2)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £48

77

Film Fun (1941) 1120-1145
Jul – Dec half-year in bound volume. Laurel & Hardy, George Formby [fn/fn+] (26)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £169

78

Radio Fun 1 (1938)
Bright covers with light tan margins and some dust shadow, cream interior pages, rusty staples [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £121

79

Radio Fun 3, 4, 5
Bright covers, cream pages, rusty staples [vg/fn/vg+] (3)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £82

80

Radio Fun 8, 13, 20
Bright covers, cream pages, rusty staples [vg+/fn/vg+] (3)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £85

81

Radio Fun (1940-44) 43 issues between 78-297
"Oi – look at Bud Flanagan rolling out the barrow full of waste paper for munitions!" Propaganda war issues [vg/fn-] (43)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £174

82

Radio Fun Annual 1943
With Charlie Chaplin, Flanagan & Allen, Tommy Handley introduced by Big-Hearted Arthur – Lots of Hearty Laughs inside! Rare card-cover year [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £79

83

Radio Fun Annuals 1944, 1945 cover corner piece replaced
[vg/gd] (2)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £76

84

Radio Fun (1946-47) 44 issues between 380-481 Xmas
4 issues with 2 file holes at spine [vg-], balance [vg-/vg+] (44)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £85

85

Radio Fun (1948-54) 33 issues between 483-846 Xmas
A few [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (33)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £51

86

Comicolour Album 1948; Schoolboys Annual 1944 and Funnies Album 1945, 1947 All G G Swan
[vg-/vg+] (4)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £48

87

Mickey Mouse Annual 1948, 1949
Mickey Roller Skates with Donald, Mickey Catches Fish for Kitten [fn] (2)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £11

88

Tiger Tim’s Annual 1949, 1950, 1951
Bright boards, no dedication, prices unclipped [vg+/fn+] (3)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £30

89

Beano (1950) 390-441
(400 Mar 22 and 422 Aug 19 front/back covers only) otherwise complete year. Sinbad The Sailor, Jimmy & His Magic Patch by Paddy Brennan, Jack Flash and The Boy With The Wonder Horse by Fred Sturrock [vg/fn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £290

90

Magic-Beano Book (1950)
Biffo paints – Big Eggo Complaints! Overall general wear, complete spine, no dedication [vg-]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £214

91

Beano Book (1953)
Jack Flash To The Moon
Bright boards and spine, minimal wear, neat dedication, cream pages, a few minor foxing spots [vfn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £266

92

Beano (1954) 612, 621-627, 630-648
Includes Fireworks and issue 648 cover story with artist Dudley Watkins self-portrait in eight panels sketching Biffo’s episode with last panel Beano infinity cover [vg/vg+] (27)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £133

93

Beano 649 (1954)
Xmas full panel issue [vg] with 438 [gd], 551, 630 [vg+] (4)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £41

94

Beano Book (1954)
Biffo Branches Out
Bright fresh boards with minimal wear. No dedication, clean light tan pages [vfn-]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £187

95

Beano Book (1955)
P.C.’s In The Drink
Bright boards and spine with front edge spine wear. No dedication, cream/light tan pages [fn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £112

96

Beano Book (1957)
Dennis Scores On The Rebound!
Bright boards and spine, neat dedication, cream pages [fn-]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £135

97

Dandy (1951) 476-527 Xmas
Complete year. Fighting Forkbeard, The Sea Wolf by Paddy Brennan, Sooty And His Shooter by Charlie Grigg and Noah Lott (He Knows A Lot Of Rot) by Richard Cox [vg/fn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £302

98

Dandy (1951-52) 478, 507, 521, 522, 535, 537-539, 545
[vg/fn] (8)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £33

99

Dandy (1951-52) 20 issues between 476-564
(mainly 1951, including Easter & April Fool issues) [vg-/vg] (20)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £171

100

Dandy (1953) 31 issues between 586-630
Including Fireworks and Coronation issues. 597 [fr], 615 [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (31)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £82

101

Dandy (1954-60) 29 issues between 632 (New Year) – 992 including Xmas 1957 [vg-/vg+] (29)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £67

102

Dandy (1956) 738 [gd], 739, 744-748, 750, 751, 757
[vg/vg+] (10)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £39

103

Dandy Book (1953)
Mouse Trapped!
Generally well worn, neat dedication, light tan pages with darker edges, a few page tears [vg-]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £8

104

Dandy Book (1954)
Korky’s Fishy Top Hat!
Bright boards and spine with some scuffs, neat dedication, light tan pages [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £14

105

Dandy Book (1955)
Korky’s Fishing Tale!
Bright boards and spine, medium overall wear, neat dedication, cream pages [vg+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £35

106

Dandy Book (1958)
Korky’s Magnetic Bait!
Slight back board rippling, neat dedication, cream pages [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £12

107

The Galloping Glory Boys Two original artworks by Paddy Brennan for The Dandy (early 1950s)
Pursued by the French cavalry, Tim Mustard and the Hussar’s overloaded coach throws a wheel and crashes on the mountain pass. Pinned down on both sides the situation looks hopeless until Tim throws a rope down to the river below …
Indian ink on card with blue crayon. 14 x 16 ins and 16 x 16 ins (2 pages)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £303

108

Young Drake two original artworks by Paddy Brennan for The Dandy (mid 50s)
Young Drake’s father returns from South America but they get attacked and robbed on the way home. They soon find the culprits, recover their booty and, in Brennan’s brilliant last panel, the boy dreams of his father’s exploits.
Indian ink with crayon on card. 17 x 15 ins each (2 pages)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £701

109

Desperate Dan Annual 1 (1954)
Bright boards with some wear tospine edges. Cream pages. Seven pages mis-aligned with illustrations (fully visible) at edge of margin [vg+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £133

110

Black Bob Annuals 1951, 1959
1951 clear taped spine [vg-], 1959 bright boards, clean white pages [fn+] (2)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £19

111

Broons Book 1956
Family at the Glebe Street window.
Overall general wear, lower 1 ins spine split [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £28

112

Oor Wullie Book 1953
Calendar Boy
General overall wear, complete spine, light tan pages [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £442

113

Topper (1953-55) 19, 26, 79, 115, 117, 119, 121, 123-125, 135
[vg/vg+] (11)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £44

114

Topper Picture Book 1 (1954)
Large Format Animal Picture Book
Dusty dull card covers, 2 interior pages loose, generally bright pages. Rare [vg+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £51

115

Topper Book (1958)
Characters in diamonds cover
Bright boards with light overall wear, fresh cream pages [fn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £24

116

Topper Book (1959)
Captain Bungle Safari cover
Bright boards with light overall wear, neat dedication, fresh cream pages [fn+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £48

117

Captain Marvel Adventures 1-24 (1953) Fawcett
Complete run (No 23 facsimile)
Worn spine edges mostly re-stitched, a few taped [gd/gd+] (24)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £182

118

Captain Marvel Jr 1-24 (1953) Fawcett
with rare Captain Marvel Jr Club Membership Card. No 1 has 1/6th lower front & back cover cut away [fr] worn spines mostly re-stitched [gd/gd+] (25)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £154

119

Marvelman Annual 1 (1954) [vg+] with Marvelman 55, 180, 338, 362 and Young Marvelman 42, 44, 124, 225, 229, 278, 287, 312 and 325
[vg/fn] (14)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £50

120

Cowboy Comics Library (1950) 2, 4, 6, 8, 10
Bright covers, rusty staples showing through front and back by spine, cream pages [vg] (5)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £254

121

Cowboy Comics Library 14, 16, 18, 22, 24, 26, 28, 29, 31
Bright covers, sharp corners, staple rust spots [vg+] (9)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £247

122

Cowboy Comics Library 43, 49, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 68
Bright covers, sharp corners, staple rust spots [vg+] (12)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £109

123

Cowboys Comics Library 70, 72, 74, 76, 78-82, 84, 86, 87, 136, 153, 178, 197 Bright covers, sharp corners, staple rust spots [vg+] (16)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £67

124

Thriller Comics Library (1951) 10 [fr], 12, 21, 28, 32, 41 with 334, 349, 400
[vg-/vg] (9)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £61

125

Eagle Vol 1 (1950) 3, 5, 6, 9, 10 and 33 issues between 12-52
Some ragged spines [gd/vg] (38)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £140

126

Eagle Vol 2: 33 issues between 3-52; Vol 3: 17 issues between 3-50, some cut outs [gd/vg], Eagle Annuals 3 and 6 [vfn-] with djs [vg] and Girl 8, 20 [vg] (54)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £149

127

Eagle Annual 6 (1957)
[vfn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £20

128

Film Fun Annual 1952
Bright boards with minimal wear, no dedication, price unclipped, slight foxing to fly page, cream pages [vfn-]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £36

129

Film Fun Annual 1953
Bright boards, minimal wear, no dedication, price unclipped, cream pages [vfn-]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £36

130

Film Fun Annual 1955
Bright boards with minimal wear, no dedication, price unclipped, cream pages [vfn-]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £36

131

Film Fun (1955) 1824-1875
Complete year in bound volume
Norman Wisdom, Danny Kaye, Errol Flynn in The Dark Avenger. Gary Cooper and Burt Lancaster in Vera Cruz
Light tan pages [vg/vg+] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £145

132

Radio Fun Cigarette Cards (1956) 1-20 British Sports Stars complete set including John Surtees, Stirling Moss, Billy Wright and Stanley Matthews [nm] (20)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £24

133

Hotspur (1951) 739-790
Complete year in bound volume
Captain Zoom – Ace Of Space and Dudley Watkin’s Johnny Jet The Super Boy first appearance in issue 782 [vg/fn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £183

134

Hotspur (1952) 791-842
Complete year in bound volume
Avenging Eye, Secrets Of The Circus Kid, Dirk, The King’s Dog-Boy
[vg/fn-] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £145

135

Jack And Jill (1954) 1, 10, 27, 31
Good colours, rusty staples [vg-/vg] (4)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £26

136

Lion (1954) 98-149
Complete year in bound volume
Captain Condor by Frank S. Pepper [fn-/fn+] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £212

137

Lion Annuals 1954 (No. 1), 1955, 1956, 1958
Bright boards, minimal wear, small pieces of invisible tape to corners 1954, 1955, 1958 [fn-/fn-/vg+], 1956 [fn+] (4)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £50

138

Ajax Adventure Annual (1950s)
Elephant/Tiger cover, Denis McLoughlin art [fn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £55

139

Buffalo Bill Wild West Annuals 6, 7, 8 (1955-57)
Denis McLouglin art
7 and 8 with rare dust jackets (7 has dj cover tear 5 ins, no loss) [vfn] (3)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £85

140

Daily Mail Annual for Boys And Girls (1949-54)
Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge, Biggles by W E Johns, Flook by Trog, Enid Blyton Stories, Royal Family colour photos. All with [vg/fn+] rare dust jackets except 1953. Books [fn/vfn] (6)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £104

141

Superboy Annual 1958-9
Bright covers, minimal wear, no dedication, cream pages [fn+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £36

142

Wambi Jungle Boy 1 (1950s) R. L. Locker
68 pg squarebound [vfn+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £19

143

Australian and Square bound reprints
Edgar Wallace 1, 3; Steele Barr 1, 2; Black Rider 4, 5, 18; Lone Rider 3, 4
with Haunt of Fear 1, Eerie 1 and Bat Magazine 2 [gd/vg/fn-] (12)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £67

144

50s Early Mix
Tiger 52; Radio Fun 647, 795; Rover 1435, 1437, 1439, 1440, 1443, 1445; Adventure 1402; Hotspur 761, 782; Champion 1608; School Friend 84
(Xmas 1951), 86, 151; TV Comic 21, 22; Comet 96; Felix Funnies 4; Bairns Comic 2; Coloured Slick Fun 50 with Dizzling Comic and Toytown Comic one-shots [vg/vg+] (24)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £45

145

50s Reprints and Annuals Mix
Gene Autry 1
[vg-]; Sky Sheriff 1 [fn-]; Super Adventure 23, 25; Swift Morgan and The Ancient Egyptians; Roy Rogers Comic Album 2, 3 and Wild West Comic Annual (John Wayne and Buffalo Bill full colour stories) [vg/fn+] (9)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £61

146

Famous Romance Library All In Pictures (1957) 1-138, 157-171 C Arthur Pearson
In ten bound volumes. File copies [fn/fn+] (153)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £907

147

Glamour Library (1958) 101-200
In ten bound volumes. Text Stories. File copies. Each cover stamped ‘FILE – PRESS SERVICES DEPT’ [gd/vg] (100)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £363

148

Sexton Blake Library (1956) 255-290
In three bound volumes. File copies [fn/vfn] (36)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £442

149

Sexton Blake Library (1957) 315-326, 339-350, 373-384
In three bound volumes. File copies. 5 issues with Reginald Heade cover art [fn/vfn] (36)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £442

150

Western Novels (1954-56) 57-112, 161-166 Pearson. In eight bound volumes. Text Stories. File copies [fn] (62)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £121

151

Western Picture Library (1958-61) 1-84 C Arthur Pearson
In eight bound volumes. File copies [fn] (84)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £334

152

Romance Library (1959) 97-128 Pearsons
In four bound volumes. Text Stories. File copies [fn/vfn] (32)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £182

153

Private Eye Library (1963) 1-32 Pearsons Libraries
In four bound volumes. Text Stories. File copies. Some close cropped covers [fn-/fn] (32)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £127

154

The Broons original artwork (1964) drawn and signed by Dudley Watkins
for The Sunday Post Fun Section 11 Oct 1964
Joe an’ Hen spot Paw in the street doubled up in pain, the so do Maggie an’ Daphne ‘He’s runnin’ like the wind’ .. chasin’ him hame they rush into the kitchen to find him throwin doon the fish and chips ‘ they were burnin‘ the hands off me!’
Indian ink on card. 19 x 15 ins
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £665

 

*NB This is the penultimate Broons artwork we will be offering for auction from our current single-owner collection. The last board will be offered in our November/December catalogue.

155

Broons Book 1960
Burns Night supper
Overall general wear, cream pages [vg]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £51

156

Broons Books 1966, 1968, 1972 with Oor Wullie 1969
[vg+] (4)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £42

157

Lord Snooty artwork (1967) by Dudley Watkins from The Beano of that year.
Lord Snooty tries to cheer up Doubting Thomas by showing him football (no, might get my clothes dirty ..), fishing (no, might fall in ..), marbles (no, one might fall on me) so in the end he finds something to do by resting his brain on a cushion!
Indian ink on cream card. 22 x 15 ins
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £496

158

Frankie Stein original artwork by Ken Reid for Wham! No. 72 from 1965
Frankie tries out Splodge beauty cream and ends up falling into Dad’s mechanical lemon-squeezer. Wham doctor Herr Schultz finds this ‘Krack-brained, gibbering klot’ with a complexion not of ‘peaches and cream’ but more like ‘mummified prunes and curdled custard’ …"
Indian ink and wash on card. 16 x 14 ins
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £69

159

Lion And Champion original front cover artwork (22.10.1966) by Geoff Campion
Thrills, Action, Suspense with the Spider
Indian ink on card. 16 x 12 ins
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £380

160

Robot Archie original artwork (1963) by Ted Kearon from Lion 24.8.1963. Archie is barracaded in by The Scorpion’s Men …
Indian ink on board. 20 x 16 ins
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £201

161

Cracker No 1 original front cover artwork (1969) by Alf Soporito
The Cracker Kids start their misadventures!
Poster colours on board. 16 x 12 ins
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £302

162

Dandy Book (1960)
Korky’s Chained Postbox!
Bright boards and spine, 3 slight edge indentations, no dedication, cream pages [fn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £48

163

Beano Book (1960)
Biffo’s Jigsaw
Bright boards and spine, light overall wear, neat dedication, cream/light tan pages [fn-]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £77

164

Beano Book (1961)
Big BEANO Title
Bright boards and spine with laminate unbroken. No dedication, cream pages [vfn+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £154

165

Beano Book (1967)
General Jumbo’s Beano Soldiers!
Bright boards and spine with laminate unbroken, cream pages [vfn]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £114

166

Victor (1961-67) 1-347
Missing issues 55, 64, 112, 155, 183, 247, 253, 276, 315, 322, 328, 332, 336, 337. Issues 1, 2 well worn [gd-], 275 no back cover, balance [vg-/vg+] (334)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £484

167

Rover And Wizard (1967)
Complete year in two bound volumes. Braddock V.C. [vg-/fn] (52)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £212

168

TV Century 21 (1965-67) 3 [fr], 6, 32, 43, 54, 57, 59-63, 65, 67-71, 79, 81, 90, 92, 93, 95, 97, 106, 108, 113 with TV21 (Thunderbirds) Summer Extra and (Stingray) International Extra. Coupon cut-outs: 54-57, 59, 60 [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (30)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £314

169

Rupert Annual (1969) D. Express
Laminate unbroken, no dedication, price unclipped [vfn+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £22

 

The following collection of Alan Class reprints is noted for its high grades.

170 Out Of This World (1950s) Alan Class
2, 5, 9-12, 14, 15, 17, 23 and n.n. Reprinting classic Atlas and Charlton US 50s space mystery covers and stories. Black and white [fn/vfn+] (11)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £51
171

Secrets Of The Unknown (1960s) Alan Class
9, 25-29, 31-33, 35, 36, 38, 40, 44-47, 49, 50, 52-54, 67, 70, 74, 81, 84, 85, 87, 89, 103-105, 109, 111, 113, 117
Early Atlas, Marvel & Charlton reprints [fn/vfn+] (37)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £150

172

Sinister Tales (1960s) Alan Class
2, 3, 4, 9-14, 16,17, 19-21, 23, 26-28, 30-32, 35, 39, 51, 54, 57, 68-70, 72, 73, 75, 76, 78, 84, 96, 97
Early Atlas and Marvel reprints including #23 first Iron Man [fn/vfn+] (37)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £152

173

Alan Class Mix (1960s)
Amazing Stories Of Suspense 24, 82 [vg], 93 [vg]; Astounding Stories 52; Creepy Worlds, 82, 110 Spider-Man Go-Go cover/story, Out Of This World 11; Secrets Of The Unknown 28; Sinister Tales 17; Tales Of The Underworld 2, 4, 5 (x2), 7 [fn/vfn] (14)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £55

174

Dandy Summer Special 1970, 1974
[fn-/gd] (2)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £13

175

Charlie Chaplin Christmas artwork (1970s) drawn and signed by Terry Wakefield (unpublished)
Charlie celebrates Christmas at his local food stall.
Terry Wakefield will be eternally remembered for his Laurel and Hardy strips for Film Fun, taking the strip over from his father, George in the 1940s. When work dried up in the early 60s he became a London ambulance driver doing the occasional illustration for friends like the one above.
Indian ink on card. 11 x 15 ins
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: U/S

176

Film Fun Characters Sketch (1970s) drawn and signed by Terry Wakefield
Laurel & Hardy, Abbott & Costello, Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis, Red Skelton, Harold Lloyd, Joe E Brown and George Formby.
Indian ink and black marker pen on card. 9 x 11 ins
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £55

177

World Wide Weirdies artwork (1970s) drawn and signed by Ken Reid for Whoopee! comic.
Jonah, Faceache and Frankie Stein artist, Ken Reid at his frightful best with a Creepy Coaches school visit to The Houses of Horrorment, West Monster Abbey, Spookers Corners and Trafalgar Scare, not forgetting Jekyll ‘N’ Hyde Park!
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 19 x 12 ins
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £611

178

Clever Dick artwork (1972) by Leo Baxendale for Buster 12 April 1972
Clever Dick’s in trouble as he hasn’t done any swotting for the exams. He throws his dog, Napoleon in a bag of soot to make him invisible (…. against the blackboard) to help him cheat in class but Napoleon’s ticklish and gets slung out, then Dick invents a long range writing machine but that’s not write either …
Leo Baxendale’s work rarely comes up for auction.
Indian ink on paper. 17 x 12 ins
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £302

179

Fantasy Advertiser 1975 August issue with Frank Hampson and Sydney Jordon (Jeff Hawke) signatures to centre page with Eagle Convention 1980 Souvenir Brochure and Ultima Thule 1970 one-off Eagle fanzine (cover by Ron Embleton) [fn-/fn] (3)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £38

180

Bullet (1977) 47-72
Jan-Jun half year in bound volume. Fireball, Smasher and Death Island [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £75

181

Thunder (1970) 1-11 (Un-numbered)
Steel Commando, Gauntlet of Fate, Black Max [fn/fn+] (11)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £59

182

Jackpot (1979) 10-35
In bound volume. File copies Richie Wraggs, Class Wars, Robot Smith, The Terror Toys [fn/vfn] (25)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £36

183

Champ 1-3 (1984)
All with free gifts Super Soccer and Football Stars cards [fn] (3)
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £17

184

Spike 1 (1983) with free gift Flying Glider
Biro address to cover margin, small lower corner piece away, all pages [vg+]
Winning Bid incl. 10% Buyers Premium: £7

   


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