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Summer 2014 Results

British comics, annuals & artwork

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Note: Prices Realised include 10% Buyer's Premium.

1

To-Day Magazine 1 (1893)
Owned and edited by Jerome K Jerome. Including The Ebb-Tide, Robert Louis Stevenson's last novel (he died in 1894) first published here in Part 1 of 2; The Lady Of The Links, a poem by Arthur Conan-Doyle and The Bell Ringer of Angels by Bret Harte. 36 pages
Rare [vg+]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £157

2

Punch Magazine flyer (1841)
Punch was first published on 17 July 1841 and this small 4 page flyer was handed out during the publication of issue No. Sixteen in October of that year to stimulate sales. The cover illustrates caricatures of the two founders, Henry Mayhew and Ebinezer Landells alongside editor Mark Lemon
Rare [gd]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £52

3

1880s No. 1 flyers
Boy's Own Magazine (1863), Comrades (1886), Union Jack (1880)
[vfn/fr/fn] (3)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £57

4

1800s - 1900s Girls' flyers, mainly for No 1s
Butterfly (No 1 1904, Xmas Double Number 1905): School Friend: Bessie - Pride Of The School 4 page Song Sheet and Bessie Bunter Mobile and puzzle (1924); Girls' Home Special Number (Handsome Harry The Girl-Man 1910) and Jack And Jill (No. 1 1885)
[vg/fn] (6)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £39

5

Early 1900s flyers, mainly for No. 1s
Boys' Leader (for No 1, 1903), Boys' Friend (Special Navy Number and free story supplement (1906), Boys' Realm (Mammoth Football Number and free story supplement 1902, 1906), Boys World (Christmas Number 1906), Lot-O-Fun (No 1 1906), Marvel (No 1, 1904), Puck (Magic picture postcard, story supplement 1904), Wonder (No 1, 1901) and Union Jack New Series (No 1, 1903)
[vg/fn+] (12)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £104

6

Gem and Magnet flyers (1907, 1908)
Gem: 1 inch piece repaired [vg], Magnet [vfn] (2)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £90

7

Adventure No 1 (1921) D C Thomson
Detective Weekly 1 (1933), The Thriller 2 (1929) and Happy Days 23 (1939)
Adventure trimmed (retrieved from bound volume), Detective Weekly frayed edges, both [gd], Thriller, Happy Days [vg] (4)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £88

8

Pip And Squeak No 1 (1921)
A free supplement 4 page large format comic given away with the Daily Mirror. Pip, Squeak And Wilfred were hugely popular in the 1920s and this first stand-alone paper, drawn from the Mirror's daily cartoon, showed their adventures in the paper's printing works editing issue No 1
Rare [vg+]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £46

9

Radio Times No 1 (1923)
First issues of the official organ of the BBC. From The Denis Gifford collection.
Tan pages, rusty staples, clear tape to 4 margin tears, quarter inch edge trim [gd-vg]
With The Old Boys Book Collector 1-3 (1952) complete run [vg] (4)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £88

10

Tiger Tim's Weekly (1922-39)
63 issues evenly spread between 52-939
Starring Tiger Tim, Robin Hood and The Merry Mice of Squeakie-Town
A few with clear taped spines, a few with worn spines [gd/vg], balance issues [vg/fn/vfn] (63)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £110

11

Champion (1932) 518-570
Near complete year missing 539 and 560
Cream/light tan pages with rusty (some disintegrated) staples
A few [gd], balance [vg-/vg] (51)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £55

12

The Golden Touch (1935) Walt Disney. Collins 1st Edition
158 pages all illustrated and 8 colour plates. The story of King Midas
Bright cover and spine with crayon doodles to back board. Fresh cream pages [vg]
With Walt Disney Weekly 24 April 1961 final issue [vg+], free gift Disney cards and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 6 lobby cards from the film (Nat. Screen Service) [fn] (8)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £72

13

Mickey Mouse Annual (1938) with Mickey Mouse Illustrated Movie Stories (1931) both Dean & Son and Mrs Hippo's Annual 1930
[vg/vg-/vg] (3)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £77

14

Modern Wonder (1937-39) 1-148
Complete run in four bound volumes with Modern World (incorporating Modern Wonder) (1940) 1-54 propaganda war issues in bound volume
Starring Flash Gordon in 105-141
A few issues have clear tape repairs [vg-],
balance
[vg/fn-] (202)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £302

15

Rainbow (April-Nov 1939)
1313-1319, 1321-1343
30 issues in three bound volumes
Starring Tiger Tim, The Bruin Boys and Marzipan the Magician
Clean cream/white pages with horizontal mailfold [fn] (30)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £82

16

Topical Times Sporting Free Gifts (1933-38)
D C Thomson
From No. 687 (14.1.33) World's Greatest Fights, Book Of Sporting Records, Cup-Tie Book. From No 688 (21.1.33) Histories Of Famous Football Clubs, Radio Who's Who, Greatest Living Boxers. From 739 (13.1.34) T.T. Cup-Tie Book. From 740 (20.1.34) Sporting Teasers. From 791 (12.1.35) The Sportsman's Diary. From 792 (19.1.35) Star Teams Photo Album. From 843 (11.1.36) The Cup-Tie Book, The Sportsman's Almanac, The Boxers Who's Who. From 844 (18.1.36) Young Players Who's Who, Sporting Joke Book, The Argument Book
With 16 half-size b + w Football Team photos (full set) and 3 Topical Times Sporting Annuals 1935-36, 1936-37, 1937-38 (You had to send away 3d each for these!)
[fn/vfn/nm] (20)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £181

17

Come On Steve! Original artwork (1930s) drawn and signed by Roland Davies for The Sunday Express
Indian ink on card. 7 x 12 ins
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £55

18

Dandy 85 (July 15, 1939)
The pink words 'comic' and 'Korky the Cat' are unique here, they were printed red for the comics production run
Front cover printer's proof signed off by Dandy editor, Albert Barnes [vfn]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £145

19

Dandy 86 (July 22, 1939)
Front cover printer's proof signed off by Dandy editor, Albert Barnes
[vfn]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £77

20

Dandy 88 (August 5, 1939)
Front cover printer's proof signed off by Dandy editor, Albert Barnes [vfn]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £77

21

Beano Flyer (1938) Original four page ad for Beano Comics 1 and 2. Each Beano character is profiled and there are full page stories of Morgyn The Mighty, Rip Van Wink, Contrary Mary and Lord Snooty introduces his Pals
A mini comic in its own right [vfn]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £363

22

Beano 300 (Xmas 1946)
Front cover printer's proof
Lower left-hand corner piece, neatly replaced
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £242

23

Beano 328 (Feb 7 1948)
Second Biffo cover. Front cover printer's proof signed off by the editor, George Moonie
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £77

24

Beano 329 (Feb 21 1948)
Third Beano cover. Front cover printer's proof signed off by the editor, George Moonie
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £77

25

Beano 312 (1947), 362 (1949), Sun 1 (1947), Captain Video No 1 (1951), Phantom Ranger 1 (1955) and Buffalo Bill 37 (1950) TV Boardman
[vg/fn] (6)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £49

26

Beano (1947) 305, 302, 313
[gd/gd+/vg] (3)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £38

27

Beano (1947) 301-320, 324, 325 Xmas
Near complete year missing issues 321-323
Published intermittently due to production problems. Starring Lord Snooty, The Shipwrecked Circus, Tom Thumb, Jimmy and His Magic Patch and the first Wavy Davy and his Navy all by Dudley Watkins. 1st Alf Wit The Ancient Brit by Bill Holdroyd and first ad for Biffo The Bear in 325 Xmas issue
307, 315, 325 Xmas [gd/gd+], 318, 319 [fn-/fn], balance [vg-/vg] (22)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £445

28

Oor Wullie original artwork drawn and signed by Dudley Watkins (1940s)
The Wee Lad's six school proverbs come to life, just in time for the essay competition…
Editor's pencil annotations to margins
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 18 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £605

29

Adventure (1945) 1124-1149
Complete year published fortnightly. Propaganda war issues - Nazis invade America
No 1136 cover loss [gd], balance worn untrimmed edges, light tan pages with darker edges [vg-/vg+] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £60

30

Garth (1948-49) 1-8 Atlas Publ. Australia
Bright covers with some spine wear. 4 [fn],
balance
[vg] (8)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £117

31

Hotspur (May 1941- Xmas 1942) 401-453
Complete one and half years in bound volume (some issues printed fortnightly)
Propaganda war issues. The Destroyer leads Q Squadron, The Iron Teacher and Black Flash Commando
6 issues [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (53)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £181

32

Hotspur (1945) 508-532
Near complete year, issued fortnightly, missing 507, some Propaganda war issues
Starring 'Q' Squadron and Britain's Fighting Frogmen
[vg/fn] (24)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £77

33

Illustrated Chips (1946-47) 2774-2825
Two complete years issued fortnightly in bound volume
Starring Weary Willie and Tired Tim, Casey Court and Paul Power - Rocket Man with handwritten index page of all comic strips and illustrators
Bright covers, cream pages [fn/fn+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £90

34

Jane of The Daily Mirror (1940s) Illustrated by Norman Pett
Jane's journal, Another Jane's Journal, Another Journal 1, Another Journal 2, Jane On The Sawdust Trail and Jane's Summer Idle!
[vg/fn] (6)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £182

35

Jingles (1945-53)
93 issues between 458-718 evenly spread
Starring Dreamy Dennis, Robin Hood and Cowboy Charlie
[vg/fn] (93)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £162

36

Knock-Out Fun Book (1941-43) 1, 2 and 3
Starring Bunter, Stonehenge Kit - The Ancient Brit, Sexton Blake detective strips and Jimmy's Job for Britain, Red Sword Master Spy propaganda war stories
Bright boards, cream/light tan pages [fn/vg+/vg] (3)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £330

37

Mickey Mouse Weekly (1942)
Near complete year missing Jan 17. Issued fortnightly
Starring Skit, Skat and The Captain by Basil Reynolds
6 issues with sew holes to spine [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (25)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £145

38

Mickey Mouse Weekly (1943)
Jan 2 - Dec 18 Xmas complete year issued fortnightly. Propaganda war issues
From 1943-49 Disney artist, Floyd Gottfriedson developed the MM newspaper strip into an adventure series for the first time which features on the back cover
3 issues [vg+], balance [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £165

39

Mickey Mouse Weekly (1944)
Jan 1 - Dec 30 complete year issued fortnightly. Propaganda war issues
3 issues [vg+], balance [fn/vfn] (27)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £126

40

Mickey Mouse Weekly (1945)
Jan 13 - Dec 29 complete year issued fortnightly with June 2 Victory Number
May 5 [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £181

41

Mickey Mouse Weekly (1945-47)
Issued fortnightly
1945: June 2 Victory Number, Jul 14, Jul 28 (and 3 [gd] issues with large b/cover cut-outs)
1946: March 9 - Dec 14
Xmas
1947: Jan 25, Feb 8, Mar 8, Nov 15
and Dec 27 Xmas
A few [vg], balance [fn-/vfn] (31)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £143

42

Mickey Mouse Weekly (1947-48)
Issued fortnightly
1947: Feb 8 Valentine's Number, Dec 27 Xmas (signed by art editor, Basil Reynolds). With 1947 near complete year missing Mar 10 and May 15
Dec 25 1948 worn edges with tears [gd], a few [vg], balance [fn-/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £157

43

Mickey Mouse Weekly (1948-51)
1948: Jun 26, July 10, Nov 13. 1949: Jan 8, May 28, Jul 23, Sept 17, Oct 15, Dec 10 with 1951: 39 issues (6 with punch holes to spine) [gd])
A few others [gd], balance [vg/fn] (48)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £99

44

Cute Fun 27 original cover artwork (1940s) for G G Swan starring Tip And Topper the Tiny Tramps
With New Funnies 34 cover artwork starring Happy Harry, both drawn and signed by 'Bang' E.H. Banger
Indian ink on card. 15 x 12 ins (2 artworks)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £181

45

New Funnies 35 original cover artwork (1940s) for G G Swan
Drawn and signed 'Bang' E.H. Banger
With Binnacle Bill The Sailor original 6 page artwork for New Funnies (1940s) by William Wood and Billy Bunter half-page original artwork by Frank Minnett from Knockout 909
Indian ink on card (8 artwork pages)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £290

46

The Missing Parachutist original cover artwork (1948) by Eric Parker for Sexton Blake Library 141 with original issue
Gouache on board. 17 x 13 ins
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £148

47

Dandy (1955) 684-736
Missing 10 issues: 687, 697, 698, 716-718, 722, 723, 728, 729 and 735 Xmas
684 [vg], 22 issues [vfn], balance [vg+/fn+] (42)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £385

48

Dandy (1958)
28 issues between 844-891 including April Fool
844 clear taped spine [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (28)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £193

49

Dandy (1959)
29 issues between 896-944 including April Fool, Fireworks and Christmas issues [fn-]
12 issues [vg-/vg], balance 17 issues [fn-/fn] (29)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £218

50

Dan Dare's Voyage To Venus original story boards for the Martin Lucas Ltd Mini Cine film strip (1950-51)
Various parts of the Venus story line were edited by Frank Hampson with original (mainly background) artwork also added by Hampson and his studio
Each 13 x 16 ins (7 pgs)
With Robbie And The Ghost Of Craigie Geek from Girl (1950s) complete 9 page story boards for Martin Lucas Ltd for Girl with edited artwork in the same way as Dan Dare. Each 13 x 11 ins (9 pgs). Total 16 pages
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £165

51

Louis The Fearless original story boards from Girl (early 1950s) for Martin Lucas Ltd Mini Cine film strip with text and original (mainly background) artwork added
Complete 9 page story. Each 13 x 16 ins (9)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £88

52

Dan Dare Picture Cards 1-25 (1953) Calvert's Tooth Powder
Complete set [nm] (25)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £55

53

Eagle Vol 10 (1959) 1-45
Complete year (there were only 4 issues printed between June 20 - Aug 29 due to a printers' strike) Starring Dan Dare in Safari in Space and Terra Nova
Frank Bellamy took over the artwork from Frank Hampson during the Terra Nova story. He also drew The Shepherd King - The Story of David back cover. With free gift Marvels Of The Modern Age Eagle Booklet
Bright covers with some light foxing to margins [vg/vg+] (46)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £132

54

Girl Vol 4 (1955) 1-52
Complete year starring Wendy and Jinx, Lettice Leefe by John Ryan and White Queen of Calabar by Gerry Haylock
2 issues with invisible tape to spines [vg-],
balance
[vg/fn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £93

55

Film Fun (1952-53)
67 issues between 1670-1770
Starring Laurel & Hardy, Abbott & Costello, George Formby and Red Skelton
A few [gd], balance [vg/fn] (67)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £73

56

Film Fun (1956-7)
56 issues between 1879-1980
Starring Laurel & Hardy, Tommy Cooper, Frankie Howerd, Martin & Lewis and Terry- Thomas
A few [vg], balance [vg+/fn] (56)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £61

57

Radio Fun (1950-51)
60 issues between 587-690 incl. rare 627/8/9/30 published as one issue due to printers' strike
Starring Jewel & Warriss, Jane X, The Falcon and Inspector Stanley
[vg/fn-] (60)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £66

58

Radio Fun (1952) 23 issues, (1954) 26 issues, (1956) 23 issues
Starring Norman Wisdom, The Falcon, Petula Clark and The Beverley Sisters
[vg/fn] (72)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £79

59

Hotspur (1954) 895-946
Complete year in bound volume
Leatherface and Black Lightning illustrated strips
[fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £137

60

Hotspur (1955) 947-999
Complete year in bound volume
[fn/vfn] (53)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £99

61

Marvelman (1954-59)
33, 67, 225, 232, 237, 272, 329, 330, 331, 332
With Young Marvelman 217, 220, 221 Hitler cover, 308, 310, 338, 352
33 taped spine [gd], balance [vg+/fn] (17)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £126

62

L Miller UK Reprints (1950s)
Master Comics 87-100, Whiz 97-106, Joe Louis 1, 2 and Captain Midnight 11, 125, 130, 132
[vg-/fn] (30)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £231

63

Mickey Mouse Weekly (1953) Jan 3 - Dec 26
Complete year in bound volume including May 30 Souvenir Coronation Issue
Bright covers, cream pages, some with slightly darker edges
Oct 31: back cover 3 ins corner piece torn away [vg], balance [fn-/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £165

64

Picture Post (1956-7)
Including the complete year for 1956 and the first 22 consecutive issues for 1957 up to June 1st - the last issue
Celebrity star covers (two with Marilyn Monroe)
[vg/fn] (74)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £363

65

Pecos Bill (1951-53) Westworld/L Miller
Vol 1: 3, 4, 6-8, 10-15; Vol 2: 3-11; Vol 3: 9-11 in eight bound volumes
Bright covers, clean cream/light tan pages [fn/vfn+] (23)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £71

66

Playhour 1 (1954) with free gift Indian head-dress and Bimbo 1962: 11 issues, 1965; 10 issues with Dudley Watkins Tom Thumb front and back covers
Bimbo: 2 issues with cover pieces torn away [gd], Playhour [vg], balance [vg/fn] (22)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £95

67

Roy Carson 1/- comic
6 illustrated stories by Dennis McLoughlin, Buffalo Bill two complete adventures, Planet Stories 3 [gd], 5 and Space Ace 15, 17
[gd/vg] (6)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £51

68

1950s No 1s
Rocket 1, School Friend 1, Swift 1
and
TV Fun 1
TV Fun 1 [vg], balance [vg+/fn-] (4)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £363

69

Topper Picture Book 1 (1953)
Birds, Beasts and Fishes. 20 pages
With Amex Picture Book
Rare first Topper Book, Page 1 neatly repaired tear, no loss [fn-] (2)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £55

70

Wizard (1955) 1507-1599
Complete year in bound volume
Starring Wilson, Spadger Isle and the Boyhood Of Desperate Dan. First Bash Street School in Wizard, First Bash Street cover
[fn/vfn] (53)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £248

71

Wizard (1957) 1612-1663
Complete year in bound volume
Starring Wilson - Trainer Of Champions and Spadger Isle
[fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £278

72

Buffalo Bill original back cover artwork by Derek Eyles from Comet 512, May 10 1958
Gouache on board. 19 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £280

73

Davy Crockett original cover artwork (1958) by Giorgio De Gaspari from Cowboy Picture Library 283 with detachable laser copy header and original booklet
Gouache on board. 14 x 11 ins
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £365

74

Buck Jones original cover artwork (1959) by Giorgio De Gaspari from Cowboy Picture Library 298 with detachable laser copy header and original booklet
Gouache on board. 16 x 12 ins
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £423

75

Dan Dare original artwork drawn and painted by Keith Watson from The Eagle Vol 17 (1967) No 40
The Menace From Jupiter - Dan slays the giant Pittar …
Red colour wash is slightly faded
Watercolour on board. 20 x 15 ins

Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £665

76

Eagle Vol 18 (1967) 1-52, Vol 19 (1968) 1-52
With Dan Dare Birthday Card (amateur cut-out), The Eagle Flies Again fanzine 1-4, Dan Dare The Musical flyer, 6 Eagle large format postcards (1991) and 2 Dan Dare T Shirts Size XL unopened and as new
Eagles Vol 18 and 19 with some foxing to
margins
[vg/vg+] (118)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £77

77

Beano (1961-64) 63 issues between 969-1166 incl 1118 Xmas 1963 (vg+]
Mainly worn spines and light tan pages. 16 with doodles, pages missing and pieces torn away [pr/fr/gd], balance [vg-/vg] (63)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £158

78

Beano Books 1963, 1965, 1966
With Eagle Annual 1962 with dj, Eagle Holiday Extra and Ranger 1 (1965)
Ranger, Holiday Extra with centre/edge folds, Eagle Annual [vg/vg-], Beano Books [fn/vfn] (6)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £82

79

Dandy (1961-64) 85 issues between 1004-1201
With 41 issues of girls' comics (1965-72) including Bunty, Judy, June & Schoolfriend, Mandy, Sally, Sandie and Tammy
Dandy each with two small punch holes to spines. A few [fr], balance [gd/vg]
Girls comics: a few [fr/gd], balance [vg-/vg] (126)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £302

80

Beezer (1961-69) 47 issues between 297-688
With Topper (1962-68) 27 issues between 489-784 incl 4 Xmas issues
Well worn spines and edges with tears and creases. Mainly light tan pages. 17 issues [fr], balance [gd/vg] (74)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £162

81

Bunty (1964-65) 86 issues between 319-415
Starring Trudi of Tyrollia, Donna And The Diamonds, I'll make you Miss World and Bunty's Back Page Wardrobe
5 issues with back pages missing or cut-outs [gd], balance [vg-/vg+] (86)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £293

82

Bunty (1966) 416-468
Near complete year missing 420, 425 and 441
Starring Discontented Doris, Detestable Della and The Unwanted One (do these issues have issues?) and Bunty's Backpage Wardrobe
[vg-/vg+] (50)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £133

83

Bunty (1967) 469-520
Near complete year missing 514
Starring The 4 Marys, The Mysterious Medallion, Mary The Swimming Marvel and Bunty's Backpage Wardrobe [vg/vg+] (51)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £150

84

Bunty (1968) 521-572
Near complete year missing 533
[vg] (51)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £150

85

Bunty (1969) 574-613
Jan 11 - Oct 11 unbroken run
[vg/fn] (40)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £99

86

Lady Penelope No 1 (1966)
With free gift Lady Penelope Signet Ring in original envelope
The free gift is extremely rare and has never been offered by us at auction before [fn-]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £490

87

Lady Penelope Annual 1 (1966) with Lady Penelope competition winners card and original envelope
[vfn+]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £61

88

Mandy (1967-68) 1-103
Near complete run missing 33, 36 and 102
Starring Peggy The Police Girl, Wendy The Winner, Stella The Space Girl and The Girl with the Helio Hat
No 1 worn, creased back cover [gd], balance [vg/fn] (100)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £338

89

Boys' World 1 (1963) with free gift Pathfinder Wristlet Compass in original envelope
First Wrath Of The Gods by Michael Moorcock and Ron Embleton [fn]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £126

90

1960s No 1s
Buster 1, Hurricane 1, Hornet 1, Sparky 1
and Whizzer and Chips 1
[vg+/fn] (5)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £423

91

Battle Picture Library (1961) 1, 3, 6, 7, 40 Western Picture Library 1 with Super-Detective Library (1953) 2 (taped spine), 38 The Saint Plays the Joker and Sexton Blake Library 373 (1925), 526 taped spine
SDL, Sexton Blake [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (10)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £29

92

Cassius Clay original signature on Boxing Illustrated - Wrestling News Magazine cover November 1962 UK edition
Signed by the young boxer in ball-point pen in 1963, Clay had just finished a sparring session in London prior to his first fight with Henry Cooper.
The vendor's mother worked as a secretary for the British Boxing Board of Control and this iconic piece has spent the intervening years stored in a cellar at the family home. The magazine has some moisture staining not near or affecting the signature.
Accompanied by the vendor’s Letter of Provenance
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £550

93

Commando War Stories In Pictures (1961-67)
3, 35, 99, 146-148, 150, 153, 155, 176, 207-209, 219, 223, 225, 226, 235, 236, 264, 266, 267, 270-273, 275-277. With Air Ace Picture Library 9, 28, 29, 32, 41, 149, 385, 395, Battle Picture Library: 20 issues between 139-420 and BPL Holiday Special (1965), War Picture Library: 34 issues between 227-438, WPL Holiday Special and Giant War Picture Library 13, 36, 40, 44 x 2, 46, 50, Lion Picture Library 2, 6, 24, 36, 102, Valiant Picture Library 59, 98, 100, 109 with 8 assorted titles
Some worn, rolled spines [vg-/vg+] (117)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £211

94

Charles Buchan's Football Monthly (1963-66)
20 issues including August and September 1966 World Cup Specials
With Charles Buchan's Soccer Gift Book 1966-67 World Cup Special, 1967-68, 1968-69 and 1966 World Cup England book (Purnell) with Topical Times Football Book 1967-68, 1968-69 both with djs
Magazines [vg-/vg], books [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £181

95

Dalek Book 1 (1964) [vfn+]
With Dalek World (1966) [vfn]
Bright fresh covers, sharp corners, white pages, prices unclipped [vfn+/vfn] (2)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £166

96

Jag 1 (1968) with free gift Bobby Moore Book of the FA Cup
Starring The Indestructible Man by Jesus Blasco, Custer by Geoff Campion and The Mouse Patrol by Eric Bradbury
Free gift [vfn], comic [fn-]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £121

97

Amazing Stories Of Suspense (1960s) Alan Class
36, 44-57, 59-61, 63-65, 91, 92
63 [vg+], balance [fn/vfn] (23)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £64

98

Astounding Stories (1963-70) Alan Class
6, 13-24, 28-32, 34, 53, 57, 58
20 [fr], 22, 37 [gd], balance [vg-/fn+] (22)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £55

99

Creepy Worlds (1965-70) Alan Class
54, 58-63, 65-68, 72, 74, 76-78, 80, 82, 97, 101, 103 Featuring Human Torch and Amazing Spider-Man covers
A few [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (21)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £75

100

Fantastic Tales (1963-4) Alan Class
7, 9, 14-20
[fn-/fn+] (9)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £22

101

Flash 2, 3 (1960s) A Class
Race For The Moon 4, 13-17, 19-22
[vg/fn+] (12)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £24

102

Out Of This World (1960s) A Class
19 [gd], 20-26, Outer Space 4, 6
[fn-/fn] (10)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £24

103

Secrets Of The Unknown (1960s-70s) Alan Class
50, 55, 56, 58-63, 65-68, 72, 74-77, 81, 101
A few [vg], balance [fn-/vfn] (20)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £89

104

Sinister Tales (1964-70) A Class
4, 26, 32, 36, 39-47, 49-51, 55, 57-61, 63
4, 47 [vg], balance [fn-/vfn] (23)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £104

105

Uncanny Tales (1964-70) A Class
4, 14-21, 23-26, 28, 30, 32, 35, 38, 39, 44, 58-60
A few [vg-], balance [fn-/vfn] (23)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £77

106

Weird Planets (1963) A Class
1, 3, 21-23 (5)
[vg/vfn-] (5)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £22

107

Archie's Gals Betty & Veronica (1950s)
(G G Swann)
2/- Annual editions 15, 19, 21
[gd/vg-] (3)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £36

108

Fantastic (1967-68) 1-89
Complete run
Reprints first Thor from Journey Into Mystery # 83, 1st X-Men from X-Men #1 and first Iron Man from Tales Of Suspense # 39
No 1 worn, torn cover with pieces missing [fr], balance bright covers, cream pages, rusty
staples
[vg/fn+] (89)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £88

109

It's Terrific (1967) 1-43
Complete run with free gifts: 1: Iron Man Transfer, 2: Missile Launcher (missing cross-piece) and 3: Astro Dart
US reprints of Avengers, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor & Dr Strange
[vg+/fn/vfn] (43)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £148

110

POW! (1967-68)
6, 8, 9 (x2), 11-56, 58, 60-86 last issue
With WHAM! (1967) 142 [gd], 144, 146-187 last issue
US reprints starring The Amazing Spider-Man, Nick Fury and Fantastic Four with Frankie Stein, The Tiddlers, The Dolls of St Dominic's, Wee Willie Harris and George's Germs
A few [vg], balance [vg+/fn] (122)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £211

111

SMASH! 1 (1966)
With free gift Big Bang Gun
Starring Leo Baxendale's The Nervs, Swotts And Blotts and Grimly Feendish
With Space Jinx by Brian Lewis and Queen Of The Seas by Ken Reid
Cream pages, rusty staples removed [vg]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £121

112

SMASH! (1967-68) 63-152
Near complete run missing issue 79 including the complete year for 1968. US reprints
Starring Amazing Spider-Man, Superman, Batman, Daredevil and Hulk with The Nervs, Grimly Feendish, The Swotts and The Blotts
15 issues [vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (90)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £198

113

SMASH! (1969-70) 153-162 then un-numbered 15.3.69-16.5.70
Near complete run missing 1969: 16 Aug, 29 Nov, 13 Dec, 1970: 18 & 25 Apr
12 issues [vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (67)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £88

114

Ranger (1965-66) 1-40
Complete run with Magnet 1 facsimile souvenir edition with back cover full page ad for Ranger No 1
Starring The Rise And Fall Of The Trigan Empire by Don Lawrence and I Rode And Fought With The 21st Lancers by Sir Winston Churchill
Bright covers, rusty staples [vg/vg+] (41)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £121

115

Tiger (1965-67)
1965: 3 April - 28 Dec missing 24 Jul (38 issues): 1966: near complete year missing 6 Aug (52 issues), 1967: 7 Jan - 24 Jun half year (25 issues) with Tiger Annuals 1965, 1967.
Starring Typhoon Tracy, Jet-Ace Logan, The Robot Builders, Olac The Gladiator and The Nits of the Round Table
Bright covers, generally cream pages with rusty staples [vg/fn], Annuals [vfn/fn] (117)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £143

116

TV Century 21 (1965-66)
30, 36, 39, 43, 55-82, 85-100
20 issues with well-worn spines and page edges and cut-outs [fr/gd], balance [vg/vg+] (48)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £90

117

TV Century 21 (1967-68)
101-113, 115-117, 119-141, 155-169, 177
101-104 Thunderbirds Are Go! Photostory from the movie. Fireball XL5 by Don Lawrence, Zero X by Mike Noble
157-162, 164 & 170 centre page missing, worn spines, edges and cut-outs these 8 issues [pr/fr], balance [vg/fn-] (55)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £121

118

Thunderbirds original artwork (1968) by Frank Bellamy from TV 21 No 178
Scott has a daring plan to rescue Virgil and the marathon runners from the tunnel of fire …
Bright Pelikan inks on board. 18 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £968

119

TV 21 (1968) 181-207
Including four Captain Scarlet covers and all Thunderbirds colour centrespreads by Frank Bellamy
[fn+/vfn] (27)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £148

120

Trigan Empire original artwork drawn and painted by Don Lawrence (1969) from Look And Learn 22 March 1969
As Trigo and his men reach shelter in the trees the winged monsters swoop down on the chasing Caton guards …
Gouache on board with laser copy word
balloons and acetate overlay. 18 x 14 ins

Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £605

121

Valiant (1962-65)
1962: 2 issues, 1963: 11 issues, 1964: 53 issues complete year, 1965: 39 issues with Valiant annuals 1964 (No 1) and 1966
Starring Captain Hurricane, Kelly's Eye, The Steel Claw and Mytek The Mighty
Bright covers, generally cream pages with rusty staples [vg/fn], Annuals [fn/fn-] (107)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £270

122

Valiant (1963-75)
1963-65: 33 issues, 1971: 17 issues, 1972: 51 issues including 4 duplicates, 1973-75: 33 issues with Victor Summer Special 1976, 1978
[gd/vg/vg+] (136)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £121

123

Valiant (1966-67)
1966: complete year (7, 14 Aug not published due to printers' strike), 1967: 33 issues between 1 Jan - 9 Nov with Valiant Annuals 1967, 1968
Bright covers, generally cream pages with rusty staples. A few [gd], balance [vg+/fn], Annuals [fn/vfn] (86)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £174

124

Victor (1965-67) 215-342
Unbroken run including complete year for 1966 (285, 286 not published due to printers' strike) with Victor Annuals 1966, 1967
Starring Braddock V.C., Morgyn The Mighty and The Tough Of The Track
A few [vg-/vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (128)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £154

125

Ally Sloper 1976 'Comics 101' Convention original artwork drawn and signed by Denis Gifford. With attending Cartoonists original artwork signed by Denis Gifford, Kevin O'Neill (Judge Dredd, Nemesis The Warlock), Keith J Luck (Battle Of The Archangels), Walter Bell (Ally Sloper), Hunt Emerson (Firkin The Cat, Lady Chatterley's Lover, Little Plum), Terry Wakefield (Film Fun, Laurel & Hardy, George Formby) and Keith Page (Thunderbirds). With Ally Sloper No 1 (1976)
Marker pen on orange paper. 36 x 48 ins (2 artworks) 3 items in total
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: U/S

126

Marvelman sketch drawn and signed by Don Lawrence and Mick Anglo for the Alan Class 'Comics 101' Convention 20 March 1976. With Certificate of authenticity signed by Alan Class
Marker pen on cartridge paper. 22 x 29 ins
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £165

127

1970s No 1s +
Action 1, Battle 1 with free gift WW2 Combat Stickers, Bullet 1, Cor!! 1, Debbie 1, Jet 1, Krazy 1, Plug 1, Vulcan 1, Warlord 1, 2000AD 1 (one inch tape hole to cover where gift pulled away), Funday Times 1 (1989), Jurassic Park 1 (Topper) with Hologram and Gift Pack, X-Files 1 (1995)
1970s [vg/vg+] (14)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £121

128

No 1s + with free gifts (1970s-80s)
Doctor Who Weekly 1 wfg transfers, Countdown 48 pg Holiday Special, Beano No 1970 wfg Gnasher Snapper, 1971 wfg Gnasher Glove Puppet, 2698 wfg Beano Badge, Spike 2 wfg Tattoo Transfers, Hoot 1, WOW! 1 wfg Shake Funny face, 2 wfg Spooky Spider, 3 wfg Will You … Won't You game
WOW, Countdown [vg/vg+], balance [fn/vfn] (10)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £67

129

Fury (1977) 1, 3 wfg Poster, 4-25 last issue
Sgt Fury by Jack Kirby, Carlos Ezquerra war covers with Action 2 [vg] wfg Hookjaw transfer, Tarzan 1 wfg Survival Kit Bag, Sparky 403 wfg Wot-A-Racket, The Thing is Big Ben 1 wfg Cap, 2 wfg Big Ben Banger, Donald And Mickey 1 wfg Donald Duck wall poster, Tom and Jerry 1 wfg Sticker Badge and No 3 Toytown 1 wfg Larry The Lamb snap cards and Fantastic 51. With Valour (1980) 1-19 last issue wfg's Devil Dinosaur 3 part jigsaw in issues 1-3 [fn/vfn] (53)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £135

130

Grendel original cover artwork (1970) by Ron Embleton from Look And Learn 440 with original magazine
Grendel, mortal enemy of Beowulf, attacks from the marshes …
Bright fresh colours. Gouache on board. 21 x 16 ins
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £231

131

2000AD 1 (1977)
Free gift tape scrape to cover [vg+]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £41

132

2000AD 2 (1977)
First Judge Dredd. With free gift Biotronic Stickers
Bright cover, cream pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £200

133

2000AD (1977) 1, 4-14
Judge Dredd by McMahon, Ezquerra, Bellardinelli and Turner
Prog 1 tape on cover (originally to hold free gift) [vg], balance some edge yellowing [vg+/fn] (12)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £90

134

2000AD (1977) 16-50
[fn-/vfn] (35)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £108

135

2000AD 1037 original front cover artwork (1997) drawn, painted and signed by Dermot Power. Also used for new Slaine/The Grail War p/back cover
Slaine gets up close and personal with The Cyth
Gouache on cartridge paper. 18 x 13 ins with laser copy title and wording (not attached to artwork may be displayed without it if desired)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £715

Biography: Dermot Power got his break in comics when he was commissioned to draw the cover of a Judge Dredd video game in 1990. He then worked on 2000AD illustrating Judge Dredd and Slaine before going into the film industry as a conceptual artist for Star Wars Episode II, Batman Begins and the Harry Potter series. His work rarely comes on to the open market.

136

Future Tense (1980) 1-41 last issue
Missing 4, 26 and 34 and including Build Your Own Spaceship free gifts with issues 1 and 2
[fn/vfn] (38)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £49

137

Revolver Press Pack (1990) Issues 1 and 2
With Fleetway PR letters and folder. Where can you find a comic that stars Dan Dare and Jimi Hendrix?
[vfn] (2)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: U/S


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