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March 2019 Results

British comics, annuals & artwork

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Note: Prices Realised include 19% Buyer's Premium.

1

Comic Cuts No 1 (1890).
With Picture Fun No 2 (1909) and Comic Nursery Rhymes (Penny Giant Popular Series No 20)
Comic Cuts has clear tape to spine and lower edge [gd], Picture Fun [vg], Comic Nursery Rhymes [vg-] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

2

Early Comic Papers (1881-1908)
Boy's Champion 7, Boys' Herald 1-10, Boy's Prince of Novelettes 186, Boy's World 98, Captain 110, 111, 112, Chatterbox 45, Cheerio 1 (1919), Children's Own 198, Comic Home Journal 415, Comrades 3, Funny Folks 398, Harper's Young People 320, Nuggets 91, Scraps 425, Standard Journal 52 and Sunday 27
Most issues retrieved from bound volumes. No 1 of Boy's Herald [fr-gd], Cheerio 1 taped spine and edge [gd], balance [gd/vg] (27)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

3

Propaganda WWI issues (1914-18)
Big Comic 140, 153, 211-213, Boy's Weekly 3, 5, 11, Comic Life 893 Summer Holiday Number, 1049, 1052, 1055, 1056 with Puck 502, 504, 514, 523, 532, 553, 540, 561-563, 573, 576, 579, 580, 581, 597, 601, 610 including Holiday & Summer Double Numbers, Whitsun, New Year and April Fool issues [gd/vg] (31)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £48

4

Puck (1913) 444, 445, 462, 465, 477, 482 and 490 Grand Xmas Double Number with Merry Moments (1919) 2-24 and Sparks 258 (1918) Grand Christmas Number
[vg/fn] (31)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

5

Tiger Tim's Tales (1919-1920) 12-25
With The Playbox for July, October 1905. The Playbox did not start as a weekly comic until 1925. These two issues here were given away monthly with The World and His Wife magazine and featured the very early appearances of Tiger Tim and the Bruin Boys by J. S. Baker. Tiger Tim's Tales is the first Tiger Tim title in rare half-page format. They ran for 28 issues before Tiger Tim's Weekly in 1920
[vg/fn] (16)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £125

6

Tiger Tim's Weekly (1924) 130-149, 154, 162, 168
With Playbox (1925) 2, 4-6, 11, 214, 227, 228, Funny Wonder 445 (1922) Charlie Chaplin cover story, Girls' Friend 1234 (1923), Jester (1920) 958, 969, Jungle Jinks (1924) 29, 59, 42 and My Favourite 27, 159, 200
[vg/fn+] (42)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £143

7

D.C. Thomson story paper No 1s
Adventure 1 (1921), Bluebird 1 (1922), Mascot 1 (1921), Rover 1 (1922), Wizard 1 (Sept 1922) and Wizard 3 (Aug 1922) a 4-page newsheet predating the Wizard Story paper and undocumented according to our research
Bluebird and Wizard 3 [gd/vg], balance issues with significant brittleness leading to page edge loss [fr] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

8

Nelson Lee Library (1929-31) 65-70, 84-87, 113-117, 140-151, 160-170
In three bound volumes. Stories of St Frank's in Australia and England's Test Match heroes
With 10 Nelson Lee Detective Story supplements No 7 - 15 (1923)
Scarce [fn/vfn] (48)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

9

Pals (1922-23) 1-30 (E. Hulton)
In four amateur bound volumes
No 1 front cover is stuck, face down, to inside of bound volume. Bright covers, light tan pages with darker edges [gd/vg] (30)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £55

10

The Thriller No 1 (1929)
With Red Aces by Edgar Wallace [vg], Young Britain No 1 (1923) clear taped spine [gd]
With 10 Christmas issues including Bullseye 1932, Boy's Cinema for 1921, '26, '32, Fun & Fiction 45 (1929), Marvel 1919, Penny Popular 1917. The Popular 1920, '23, '25 and Film Fun 1000 (1939), 2000 (1958), Tiger Tim's Tales 21 (1920), The Monster Library No 1 (132pgs 1925)
Xmas issues removed from bound volumes [gd/vg], total comics (16)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £113

11

Beano Comic No 1 (1938)
With Beano No 1 and No 2 Flyer 8 pg Mini Comic
First appearances of Big Eggo, Lord Snooty, Little Peanut and Tin-Can Tommy
Bright covers with front cover rust mark gradually fading over first six pages. Some tears to cover margin (all under ½ inch) with no loss. Generally cream interior pages with some light creasing (2) [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £10,353

12

Beano Comic No 7 (1938)
Bright cover colours with lower margin and top corner rust marks gradually fading through interior pages. Front cover small narrow RH margin hole. Generally cream pages [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,095

13

Beano No 21 (1938)
First Xmas Number. First Pansy Potter, Frosty McNab and Good King Coke (he's stony broke)
Rare in any condition, this is the second highest graded copy ever offered at auction [fn+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £2,047

14

Beano (1938) No 36: [vg], No 38: one third of front cover torn away [fr], No 42: lower LH edge insect chew loss to all pages and back page 2 inch corner margin loss, no story or illustration affected [gd] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

15

Beano Book 3 (1942)
Big Eggo in a spin
Bright boards and spine, top corner knock, minimal wear, no dedication. Cream/light tan pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: U/S

16

Beano 247 (1944)
Propaganda Xmas issue. 'Save waste paper, and your Xmas wrappers from the 25th!'
Bright covers with 7 small sealed margin tears [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £137

17

Beano 300 (1946) Xmas Comic
Lord Snooty, Shipwrecked Circus and Tom Thumb Christmas adventures by Dudley Watkins
Bright fresh covers, cream pages. Back cover biro name and address to margin [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

18

Beano/Magic Lollipops April Fool original artwork (1949) drawn and initialled by Allan Morley for The Beano No 358 April 2nd 1949
With original comic. From the Bob Monkhouse Archive
Indian ink on cartridge paper highlighted in white. 28 x 17 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £196

19

Dandy No 11 (1938)
Bright cover colours with some light grubbiness and lower corner creases [vg-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

20

Dandy 53 Xmas (1938)
First Christmas issue with pg 13 ad for the first Dandy Monster Comic
Bright cover colours, top cover rust mark fading over first seven pages. Top spine small insect chew loss [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £220

21

Dandy (1939) 77, 78, 79. No 77: two rust marks to cover [gd], 78: [vg], 79: grubby back cover [gd-vg] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

22

Dandy 96 (1939), 188 (1941)
Both with back cover grubbiness [gd] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

23

Magic Comic 2 (1939)
With Magic No 1 and 2 Flyer 8 pg mini-comic
No 2 has rust marks and blemishes to margins, all pages [vg-] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £321

24

Happy Days (at Chimpo's Circus) (1938) 5 Fireworks, 9-11, 12 Xmas, Gloops the Comic Cat Birthday Number (1936) [gd]. Comic Cuts 2342, 2380 Grand Xmas Number, Jester (1936-38), 1832-1834 Xmas, 1835 New Year, 1836, 1838, 1839, 1866-1870, 1872, 1873, 1883, 1911, The Passing Show 323, 339 [vg+/fn+] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £89

25

Knock-Out No 1 (1939)
Starring Our Crazy Broadcasters. The Steam Man (Robot) on Treasure Island. Sexton Blake double page fully illustrated first episode, Billy Bunter and Red Ryder
Bright covers with rusty staples (removed) and rust stains, cream pages [vg-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £131

26

Knock-Out (1939-40) 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 51
Bright colours, rusty staple stains. 2, 4 [vg-], 5, 7, 8, 51 [gd/gd+] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

27

Knock-Out (1941) 102, 104-106, 108-112, 115-121, 123-125
Propaganda war issues. Starring Sexton Blake of the Secret Service, The Vakkies, Deed-A-Day Danny and Stonehenge Kit - the Ancient Brit
Good covers, rusty staples [vg-/vg] (19)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

28

Mickey Mouse Annuals 1931 (No 2), 1939
1931: Professionally reinforced spine with part of original spine illustration attached. Generally clean, white pages, some with margin spots [apparent vg]. 1939: Bright boards and spine with backboard neat amateur restoration. Cream pages with some foxing to margins [apparent vg] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £26

29

Mickey Mouse Annuals 1941, 1943, 1946
1941: some spine wear, cream/light tan pages, eight with panels neatly painted and crayoned in [vg]. 1943: good boards and spine with clean white pages, slightly darker edges [vg+], 1946: clean, fresh boards and spine, small back board blemish, clean white pages, no dedication [fn] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £26

30

Mickey Mouse Weekly Vol 1 No 8 (1936) [vg]
With Mickey Mouse Holiday Special (1938-39) and Wild West Weekly (1938) 1, 18
Rusty staple stains [vg/vg] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £31

31

Miniature comic collection 1930s-40s
A.I. Comics, Big Little Comic, Circus Comic, Tiny Comic, Weeny Comic, 5 x Weeny Comic collection in '5 Weeney Comics for 6d' wrapper, The Miniature Comic and 5 Merry Miniatures
(1930s sweetshop giveaways) [vg+/fn+] (16)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £71

32

Modern Boy (1938 New Series) 3, 6, 9, 12, 16, 18-21, 26, 27 with free gift Modern Boy Pocket Stamp Album, Kingdom of Devils, Champion of The Main by W.E. Johns, King of the Islands by Charles Hamilton (two issues with small cut-outs). Boy's Own Paper Dec 1937 Christmas Double Number with March 1938 and Topical Times (1939) 1000-1002, 1004, 1032, 1033, 1034
Rusty staple stains [gd/vg] (21)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £18

33

Radio Fun (1938-39) 1, 12, 18-20
Starring George the Jolly Gee-Gee, Clark Gable, and Flanagan & Allen
Rusty disintegrated staples. No 1 [gd], balance [gd/vg-] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

34

Scoops (1934) 1-20
Complete series in bound volume. The UK's first science fiction weekly with The Poison Belt by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in issues 14-18
Cream/light tan pages with darker edges [vg/fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £357

35

Skipper (1930-32) 1-14, 16, 17, 100
No 1 [gd-], most other issues with neat pen annotations to covers [vg/fn-] (17)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £71

36

Triumph/Superman (1939) 771 with back cover Superman ad, 772 [fr], 779, 781-786, 788, 792 (issue 788 reworks US Action Comics # 1 cover by UK artist John McCail)
Some worn address stamped covers, rusty disintegrated staples [gd] (11)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £738

37

Wizard Holiday Book for Boys No 2 (1939) [vg-]
With 9 D.C. Thomson/Film Fun large format giveaway booklets, most with cover illustrations by Dudley Watkins [vg/fn] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £178

38

Magic-Beano Book (1945)
They were only playing leap-frog
Worn loose spine [gd]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £125

39

Magic-Beano Book 1948, 1950
1948: loose, worn spine missing pages 33 and 57, page 59 two-thirds torn away [fr]. 1950: worn spine edges and cover scrape [gd] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £71

40

Beano (1948) 329, 335, 337, 343-345
Worn spines most retrieved from bound volume. 337 [vg], balance [gd] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £45

41

Beano (1949-50) 354, 360-368, 370, 397, 399, 402 April Fool, 409
No 368 [vg], balance [fn-/vfn-] (15)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £286

42

Dandy Monster Comic 2 (1940)
Korky's Trapeze
Bright boards and spine with minimal wear. Neat dedication, clean cream/light tan pages [fn+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: U/S

43

Dandy (1945) 283-308 Xmas
Complete year. First appearance of Danny Longlegs and Lazy Larry by Dudley Watkins including No 295 with the first and only Keyhole Kate front cover [fn-]
Propaganda war issues
284-287, 290, 291 [gd], 308 Xmas [vg-], balance 19 issues [vg-/fn-] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,000

44

Dandy 356 (1947) Fireworks [vg+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £21

45

Dandy (1947) 335-359 Xmas
Complete year in bound volume including Christmas Special Danny Longlegs double page adventure by Dudley Watkins. Due to post-war paper shortages The Dandy was issued fortnightly but atrocious weather conditions during March of that year created a month long interval between issues 339 and 340
Six issues [vg/vg+], balance [fn/fn+] (25)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £738

46

Dixon Hawke's Case Book (1940s D.C. Thomson) 2, 3, 8, 15
No 8 [vg-], balance [vg/vg+] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £48

47

Dandy (1949) 386-423
Complete year in bound volume. Starring Daddy Longlegs and Desperate Dan by Dudley Watkins. Published fortnightly until end July then weekly once more
Some issues have crayon house number '267' to cover margins. A few [vg/vg+], balance [fn/vfn+] (38)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,237

48

Better Little 'Blitz' books (1940-44 Raphael Tuck)
33 unnumbered issues (a few by other publishers) titles including Abraham Lincoln, Beauty and the Beast, Brave Boys in War, Brave Girls in War, Captain Scott, Divers at Work, Foolish Virgin, Give Me Adventure, How to Read Dreams, Joan of Arc, Life in a Submarine, Life in the WRNS, The Moon Rocket, Nelson, Punch and Judy Tales, Robinson Crusoe, Robin Hood, Tales from Hans Anderson, This Too is Love and Fifth Columnists. These bookets helped distract children in air-raid shelters and underground stations during bombing raids in London. Known as 'Blitz' books they are relatively scarce especially in these high grades
A few [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (33)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £345

49

Mighty Midgets 'Blitz' books (1940-44 W. Barton) 1-21, 23-31, 32 coverless, 33-36, 40-42, 48
With Gulliver Little Books No 14. Sold by Woolworth's at the subsidised price of 3d each these booklets helped distract children in air-raid shelters and underground stations during bombing raids over London. Consequently they became known as 'Blitz' books and are relatively scarce. This is the most comprehensive high grade run ever offered at auction
A few [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (40)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £309

50

Oh Boy! 4 (1948) Starring The Tornado with art and script by Bob Monkhouse (fn], Streamline 4 (fn], Big Top [vfn], Challenger 1, 2 [vg], Evil Eye Thriller [fn-], Star Flash 1, 2 [vg], Smugglers Creek 5 [vfn] and Jolly Western 6 with art by Mick Anglo [fn-] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £309

51

Philip Marx / Philmar / PM Productions + (1940s)
Bang-On, Cheerie No 1, Merry Maker 3, Cheery Chummy, Dingbats, Dingdongs, Giant Jolly, Glee Club, Merry Maypole, Mighty, Load-O'Fun, Funny Stuff, Fudge
Mostly unnumbered issues
A couple [vg], balance [fn] (14)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £55

52

Skipper (1940-41) 488-544 final issue (Feb 1st 1941)
Including the complete year of 1940. Propaganda war issues with the Nameless Nazi and Captain Zoom - Birdman of the RAF
Scarce in these grades. A few [vg], balance [fn-/vfn+] (57)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £214

53

Sparkler Comics (1948-49 Donald Peters) 3, 12, 13, 15, 16
With Tic Tac Toe 1 (UK reprint of Canadian edition). Ally Sloper 1 (1948), Atomic (2 unnumbered issues), Bumper Comic Book 5, Cadbury C-Cubs 12, 17, Comicolour 3 [gd], 5, Film Shots (Easter Parade and The Jolson Story) n.n., Shots From the Films n.n., Frolicomic 1, Fresh fun 22, Hubba-hubba (art by Dennis M. Reader), Joliday 2, Scramble 24 [gd], 41, Secret Service Series 1, 5, 6 (Bob Wilkin art) and Whacky Rodeo n.n.
[vg/fn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

54

Sun (1947-48) 1-11, 13-17, 19-24
Swiss Family Robinson by Bob Wilkin, Voyage To Venus, Chip McCord – Spaceman
With Comet 100-109
[fn/vfn] (27)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £71

55

Batman Australian reprints (1950s) 21-30
Nos 21, 22, 24, 30 [gd], balance 6 issues [vg-/vg+] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £190

56

Beano (1950) 390-441
Complete in two bound volumes. (Second volume Nos 411-441 in larger format)
Starring Biffo, Jimmy and his Magic Patch, Jack Flash and Deep Sea Danny's Iron Fish. First Sinbad by Paddy Brennan and Sammy's Super Rubber by Allan Morley. Issue 390 has The Dandy's Desperate Dan rare cross-over story on the front cover
A few [fn-/fn], balance [fn+/vfn/nm] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,023

57

Beano (1957) 783-797, 799-802, 804 and (1959) 890, 894
A few [vg+/fn], balance [gd/vg] (22)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £113

58

Beano/Biffo the Bear original front cover artwork (1953) drawn, painted and signed by Dudley Watkins for The Beano No 564 May 9 1953
Biffo is upset that everyone wants to give him a good licking but they're all after Biffo shaped lollipops!
Poster colour and Indian ink on cartridge paper. 1½ ins sealed tear to lower margin. 20 x 14 ins. 'The Beano' header is a laser colour copy
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,190

59

Barney's Bear original 4 page artwork by George Ramsbottom for The Dandy (1950s)
Barney's Bear wreaks havoc at the circus
Indian ink on card. 18 x 15 ins (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £273

60

Black Bob and the Mad Alsatian original 8 panel artworks by Jack Prout (1950s) For The Dandy/Black Bob books
Indian ink on card. 20 x 16 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

61

The Broons Book (1958) Family snakes and ladders.
D.C. Thomson hardback office copy
According to our records, hardback copies were produced for the publisher's internal use only and are subsequently rare [vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £381

62

Oor Wullie Book (1955) Infinity Oor Wullie cover. Bright covers with half-inch top/bottom of spine worn away [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

63

Buck Rogers (1950s Southdown Press, Melbourne) 132-144, 146-150
Starring Buck Rogers by Dick Calkins, Plastic Man and The Barker
A few [vg/vg+], balance [fn/vfn] (18)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £161

64

Comet (Jul-Dec 1954) 311-336
In bound volume
Starring Buffalo Bill, Claude Duval, Strongbow and King of the Khyber Rifles
Some sketch doodles to fly page not affecting comics. Bright covers, cream/light tan pages [fn/fn+] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

65

Comet (Jan-Jun 1957) 442-467
In bound volume starring Buffalo Bill, Jet-Ace Logan, The Lone Ranger, Claude Duval and Strongbow (The Red Indian chief, not the cider)
[fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £381

66

Cowboy Comics/Picture Library lower grades (mostly 1950s)
75, 118, 147 (x2), 154, 211, 224, 228, 252, 268, 277, 285, 286, 288, 294, 312, 317, 321, 328, 347, 356
[gd/vg] (21)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

67

Cowboy Picture Library (1950s)
215, 216, 221, 222, 225, 226, 229, 230, 232-234, 248
Bright covers, strong spines, some cover rusty staple marks showing through [vg/fn] (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £55

68

Cowboy Picture Library (1959-60) 317-326, 328, 329, 332, 353
Bright covers with some rust spots showing through. Strong spines [vg+/fn+] (14)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

69

Eagle volumes 1-10 (1950-59)
Complete 10 year run comprising 501 consecutive issues including two No 1s. Starring Frank Hampson's iconic space hero , Col Dan McGregor Dare, his nemesis The Mekon, The Red Moon Mystery, Prioners of Space, Rogue Planet, L Ashwell Wood's centre page 'cutaway' art, Captain Pugwash by John Ryan, P.C. 49, Harris Tweed, Luck of the Legion, Jeff Arnold, Montgomery of Alamein and the Life of Winston Churchill both by Frank Bellamy and special Coronation Numbers - all here
Vol 1, No 1 [vg], second Vol 1, No 1 well-worn with split spine [gd-], balance issues [vg/fn/vfn] (501)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,047

70

Dan Dare original artwork (1956) drawn and painted by Frank Hampson for The Eagle Volume 7 No 26
From the Bob Monkhouse Archive
On Cryptos, Digby and Lex witness the launch of Kra, the vast satellite liberating refugees from the Phant invasion
A rare example of Hampson's highly detailed and inventive artwork.Gouache on board. 16 x 13 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: U/S

71

Film Fun (1955) 1824-1876 missing issues 1853, 1865, 1872
Film Fun (1956) 1878-1928 missing 1877 and 1885
With Film Fun (1957-59) 45 issues between Nos 1929-2022
Starring Laurel & Hardy, Tommy Cooper, Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis, Errol Flynn in The Dark Avenger, Gary Cooper and Burt Lancaster in Vera Cruz, Alan Ladd, The Lone Ranger and Terry-Thomas
[vg-/fn] (193)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

72

Film Fun/Terry Thomas 3 original consecutive artworks strips for Film Fun (Nov 1960) by Terry Wakefield from the Bob Monkhouse Archive
Terry disarms the Carioca Kid and the mayor of Deadbeat City makes him the Sheriff but the gang has other plans
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 13 x 6 ins (x3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £113

73

Flash Gordon 1 (WDL 1958), Flash Gordon (L. Miller 1962) 2, 4, Flash Gordon (Photo Type Press Australian reprints) 12, 13, 14
With Miracle Man (TP) 11, 13, Race for the Moon 9 and Motion Picture 60 When Worlds Collide (L. Miller)
Some with rusty staples [vg-/vg+] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

74

Hopalong Cassidy (1953-54 L. Miller)
81-89, 93-95, 97, 98, 100
All photo-cover issues [vg-/vg+] (15)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £113

75

Lash Larue Western (1950s L. Miller) 50 (No 1) – 69
Mostly photo-cover issues. No 58: back cover and inside page have 2" x 5" margin strips torn away [gd], 62, 63 [vg], balance [fn-/fn] (20)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £125

76

Laredo Crockett Ranger Western (1950s Donald Peters) 1-22
UK issues of US newspaper strip by Bob Schoenke
Bright covers with some rusty staples. No 10 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (22)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

77

Marvel Family 50 (No 1) L. Miller (1946)
With Whiz Comics 50 (No 1) L. Miller (1946)
UK large format first editions, scarce.
Marvel Family: some rear page edge brittleness [gd-], Whiz: some clear tape and wear to top cover [vg-] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £107

78

Master Comics (1944-47 L. Miller) 49, 55, 58, 74, 83, 106, 107
These UK issue numbers correspond to their US Fawcett equivalents
55 [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £155

79

WOW Comics (1944-46 L. Miller) 2, 30, 42, 44, 49, 55, 59
With Mary Marvel No 11
These UK issue numbers correspond to their US Fawcett equivalents
59 taped spine [gd], balance [vg/fn] (8)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

80

The Mighty Atom (1946 Denlee Publishing)
A one-shot large format comic with 16 pages in full colour entirely illustrated by Philip Mendoza and edited by Stephen Frances of Hank Janson fame.
Scarce. Large, clear taped cover tears, no loss [vg-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

81

L. Miller Mix + (1950s)
Bulletman 10, Captain Midnight 7, 9, Captain Video 1, 2, 4, Captain Vigour 12, Cheyenne Kid 7, Flash Gordon 2, Young King Cole 3, Steve Samson 34, Sparkler 15, Super Sonic 14, 15, Swift Arrow 2, Tarzan 3, TV Heroes 12, TV Photo Stories Dial 999 and Wow 66
Captain Video 1, 2 [fn/fn+], balance [gd/vg] (19)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

82

'Monster Christmas Comic 1959' (Amalgamated Press)
A bound volume in card covers containing Film Fun 2045-2052, Knockout 1049-1055 and Radio Fun 1068-1074
There were no Christmas issues in this publisher's bound volume but these remaindered copies from the Easter period were amalgamated for sale at Christmas time!
Starring Tony Hancock, Terry-Thomas, Jewel & Warriss, Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe, Jane X, Johnnie Wingco, Tommy Cooper and The Falcon.
Binding [vg], comics [fn] (22)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £71

83

Mystery In Space (1958 Strato) 1-3, 7-9, 12, 13
With Outer Space (1961 A. Class) 1, 2, 4
[vg/g+] (11)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

84

Radio Fun (Jan-Jun 1955) 847-972
In half-year bound volume. Publisher's file copies
Starring Norman Wisdom, Benny Hill, The Falcon and Jane X
Bright covers, cream pages with slightly darker edges. Some printers ink marks to volume back cover not affecting comics [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £95

85

Seduction of the Innocent (1955) Museum Press by Fredric Wertham M.D
'The influence of "horror comics" on today's youth'
Dustjacket with some spine edge and corner wear [vg], book [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £107

86

Six-Gun Heroes (1950s L. Miller) 50 (No 1), 51, 52, 56, 59, 60, 68, 69
With Real Western Hero 116, 117, 119, 121, 122 and Motion Picture Comics 52 [fr], 53, 54, 58, 59
A couple [fn], a few [gd], balance [vg-/vg] (18)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £89

87

Space Travellers (D. Peters 1950s) 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, Space Adventures 52, Star Rocket 3, Spaceman 10 with as new Spaceman facsimiles 4, 5, 6, 11, n.n.
[vg/vg+] (13)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

88

Space Comics Captain Valiant (1950s Arnold Book Co)
52 (#3), 53, 54 (x2), 55-60, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 75, 76, 79
68 no back cover [fr-gd], balance [vg-/fn] (18)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £226

89

Superboy All Colour Oz reprints (1950s) 91-101
[vg/fn-] (11)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

90

Superman Oz reprints (1950s) 47, 52, 53, 58, 60, 62-64, 67, 68
With US Superman # 62 (1950) [fr] top quarter of cover torn away
47, 58 [gd/gd-], balance [vg-/vg] (11)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £95

91

Beano (1963) 1068-1119
Complete year in bound volume including the Super Beano Birthday Number (25th)
Starring Biffo, Dennis, Minnie, The Bash Street Kids, General Jumbo, Roger The Dodger and the first Q-Bikes
Beano and Dandy had lower production runs in the early Sixties and complete years are that much harder to find [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,119

92

Boy's World/Brett Million and the Ghost World original artwork (1963) drawn, painted and signed by Frank Bellamy
From the Bob Monkhouse Archive
From Boy's World Vol. 2: No 9. To save the ship Brett undergoes the life threatening risk of neural amplication - invisibility!
Bright Pelikan inks on board. 20 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,880

93

The Broons Book (1960)
Burns Night Supper wi' haggis, neeps an'tatties
D.C. Thomson hardback office copy produced for publisher's internal use only
Rare [fn+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £286

94

The Broons Book (1966)
Old Tyme Dancin'
D.C. Thomson hardback office copy produced for publisher's internal use only
Rare, especially in this grade [nm]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £262

95

The Broons original artwork (1966) drawn and signed by Dudley Watkins from The Sunday Post 10 April 1966
The Broons look after the next door's neighbour's bairn while they go tae the pictures. She's a wee lamb - for the first five minutes…
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 19 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £488

96

Complete Red Lion Library (early 1960s, D.C. Thomson)
The Truth About Wilson, Braddock and the Flying Tigers, The Goalmaker and Killer Slade of the Pony Express
Scarce complete paperback set
[fn-] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

97

Dandy / Korky The Cat original front cover artwork (1961) by Jimmy Chrichton for The Dandy No 1019 June 3 1961 with original front cover printer’s proof
There's no hiding place for Korky's cake!
Poster colour and indian ink on cartridge paper 19 x 14 ins. 'The Dandy' header is a laser colour copy (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,285

98

Desperate Dan original artwork (1969) by Dudley Watkins from The Dandy 16 January 1969
Danny, Katey and Desperate Dan try to sneak a taste of Aunt Aggie's home-made pie
Most of the word balloons are missing. Indian ink on cartridge paper. 22 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £220

99

Fred Basset by Alex Graham (1963-74) 1-20
In four bound volumes by Associated Newspapers containing over 3000 Daily Mail cartoon strips from the very first on 8 July 1963.
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £107

100

Oor Wullie Book (1963)
Me and my shadow!
D.C. Thomson hardback office copy produced for publisher's internal use only
Rare. Lower corner bump, clean white pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

101

Space Ace (1961-63 Davenport Askew) 8, 15, 17, 20, 26, 28-30
With Brick Bradford 26, Chris Welkin Planeteer 1, Fight Comics 3, Planet Stories 7, Red Comet 4, TV Photo Stories: Dial 999 and O.S.S. With Movie Classics 7 (Sir Walter Raleigh)
[vg/vg+] (16)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £214

102

Thunderbirds original double-page artwork (1967) drawn, painted and signed by Frank Bellamy for TV Century 21 No 131, 1967
From the Bob Monkhouse Archive
Fearing a rebel attack on the President super-ship Thunderbirds 1 keeps station but a rogue tanker is on collision course…
Bright Pelikan inks on board. 28 x 20 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £5,652

103

WHAM! (1965-66) 99-119 and 17 issues between 55-94
Starring The Tiddlers, Frankie Stein, Georgie's Germs, General Nitt and The Pest from the West
Leo Baxendale and Ken Reid at their creative best
Bright, fresh covers, some light staple rust to later issues [fn-/vfn] (38)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

104

Garth: 3 original consecutive artworks (1973) drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy from the Daily Mirror 22-27 December 1973
From the Bob Monkhouse Archive
Garth is trapped with Andromeda in Tallion's torture chamber…
Indian ink on board. 20 x 18 ins (x3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,571

105

Misty (Jan-Jun 1979)
Half-year in bound volume
Girls, Ghosts and Ghouls with Misty, Wolfsbane, Nightmare Academy and Wolf Girl fully illustrated stories
[fn+/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £125

106

Science Fiction Monthly (1974 New English Library) 1-3 [vfn/vfn+]
With Monsters Color-The-Creature Book by Berni Wrightson (1974 Phil Seuling)
S F M 1-3 [vfn/vfn+], Monsters Book [fn] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £43

107

Six-Million Dollar Man original artwork (1975) painted and signed by Martin Asbury for Look-in 4 July 1975
Steve is electrocuted by Mandini…
Poster colour on board. 20 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: U/S

108

2000 AD (1977) 1-45
In two bound volumes. With free gifts for Prog 2: Biotronic Stickers and Prog 3: Red Alert Survival Wallet
Gifts: [nm], comics: bright fresh covers, cream pages [fn+/vfn/nm] (45)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,047

109

2000 AD / Inferno original artwork by Massimo Benardinelli from Prog 45 page 31 Dec 10 1977
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 14 x 19 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £190

110

2000 AD / Inferno original artwork by Massimo Benardinelli from Prog 58 page 28 April 1 1978
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 14 x 19 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £178

111

NO LOT

112

Vulcan (1975-76) 1-10, 12-21, 23, 28 last issue
With Vulcan Holiday Special and Vulcan Annual 1977
Nos 16, 17 and annual [vg], balance [vg+/fn+] (24)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

113

Charley's War three original artworks by Joe Colquhoun from Battle No 622 (1984)
The battle of The Somme July 14th 1916. The British cavalry advance into enemy territory… unaware of the Germans waiting in ambush…
3 artworks, Indian ink on cartridge paper. 17 x 15 ins each
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,285

114

'X' rated Viz Valentine's Day card original artwork signed by Simon Donald
The interior page reads 'Be my Valentine or Fuck Off!' (The cards were sold in aid of Comic Relief in 1988)
With Valentine's Day Card original artwork by Chris Donald'Deborah - since it's Valentine's Day and everybody is sending cards I thought I'd come round and give you one in person. Fnarr! Fnarr!'And Johnny Fartpants printer’s acetate sheet (1987) from Viz 23, 23 April 1987with small original artwork of Mrs Maybe and her Crazy Baby 'initialled 'CD' (from Viz 12a 1985) and Viz 12b (7 Dec 2009) signed by Chris Donald and created for the Viz 30th anniversary party and sold in aid of St Oswald's Hospice in Newcastle (with free gift Gold Balloon). Around 200 were issued, most selling at the party (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £381


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