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November 2020 Results

British comics, annuals & artwork

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

1

Ally Sloper's Half-Holiday (1894) 506-557 (missing issues 548, 549) and including Ally Sloper's Christmas Holidays 1894 with free Gratis Plate
Robust copies with cream/light tan pages. A few [gd], balance [vg-/fn] (51)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £488

2

Ally Sloper's Half-Holiday original artwork by S. Hodson with 'Sloper's Art Union' provenance to the reverse
Indian ink on card. 5½ x 6 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £48

3

The Girl's Own Paper (1882) 106-135
Worn cloth binding. Interior pages [fn-/fn+] (20)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £43

4

The Nursery "Alice" (1890 MacMillan and Co). Second edition containing 20 coloured enlargements from Sir John Tenniel's illustrations to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with text adapted to nursery readers by Lewis Carroll. Price 'Four shillings'
Scratched boards with rounded corners, worn spine, cream pages, twelve with finger marks [gd+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £161

5

Story Paper Christmas Numbers (1906-1947)
Boy's Realm 1906, 1912, 1913, Dreadnought 1914, Boys' Friend 1917, 1919, Rainbow 1928, Surprise 1932, Hotspur 1945 and Miracle 1947
All Xmas Numbers [gd/vg] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

6

Boy's Cinema (1919-1940) No 1, 120, 131, 686, 690, 948, 1055-1057, 1059, 1060
(All with free gift Film Star art cards and postcards (except No 1) including Harry Houdini, Harold Lloyd, Joan Crawford, Gracie Fields, Gary Cooper, Max Miller (like his act, colourful), George Formby, Gene Autry and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.)
No 686 has 12 stars in Boy's Cinema Wallet. See if you can spot your favourites...!
Some single staple rust marks. No 1 [fn], balance [vg/fn] (11)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

7

Chums (1918-19) 1357-1409
Propaganda WWI issues. Starring Jack Overton - Flying Detective, Phantom Jack and the Red Treasure
Cowgirl tooled cover. Including 10 picture plates [fn/fn+] (53)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

8

Magnet (1908-1914) 1, 3, 4, 6, 19, 22, 27, 163
Harry Wharton, Billy Bunter (Yaroo!). The Mystery of Greyfriars
No 1 is scarce [gd]. Mostly worn spines [gd/vg] (8)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

9

Hotspur (1933) 2-18
In bound volume
No 2: spots and wear to rear pages [vg-], No 3: Cover has 2" x 1" lower corner piece missing [vg+], balance issues [fn/vfn] (17)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £68

10

Major character first appearances (1928-53)
Rover 304 (1928) 1st Morgyn The Mighty, 305 1st Morgyn The Mighty cover, 1244 (1949) 1st Alf Tupper, Tough of The Track, Wizard 1029 (1943) 1st Wilson story: The Truth About Wilson [vg], Wizard 1453 (1953 Bumper Xmas issue), Rover 1414 (1952) 1st 'I Flew with Braddock' and Beano 583 (1953) 1st General Jumbo
[vg+/fn] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

11

Mickey Mouse Tidley-Winks game (1930s) by Chad Valley
Figures bright and fresh, Pluto's yellow holder neatly repaired, box [vg]. 14 x 6 x 2 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

12

Modern Boy No 4 (1928) WFG Sunbeam Metal Model, No 449 (1936) wfg Jimmie Guthrie Champion Motor Cyclist picture postcard and Magnet 1343 (1934) wfg Sherriff's Secret Code and Cypher Key
Cream pages, rusty staples [vg/vg+] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £52

13

Picture Show No 442 (1927) with free gift supplement and colour card of Don Juan, The Story of the World's Greatest Lover starring John Barrymore and Mary Astor
[vg+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: Unsold

14

Radio Fun 18 (1939) with free gift Bumper Song Book, Nelson Lee Library 23, 25 (1933), Gem 1331 (1933) and Modern Boy 314 (1934) wfg Pioneer Aero Car
[vg/fn] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £36

15

Rupert Christmas Card, D. Express 'Rupert League' Club badge (1930s), Jolly Jumbo's Christmas Comic badge and 'Secret Sign' editor's letter (1930s), Famous Five club badge, Tufty Club Birthday page, Archie Andrews Lollipop Club Badge (1950s) and six Eagle, Dan Dare and Jeff Arnold badges (1950s-60s) (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

16

School Days 72 (1930) wfg coloured art plate of 'Christopher Robin at the Enchanted Place' by E.H. Shepherd. Including centre page article with pictures of Douglas Fairbanks in The Iron Mask
Schooldays has some spine wear and is trimmed (retrieved from bound volume) [vg/fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £43

17

Scoops No 1 (1934) 'The UK's first Science-Fiction Weekly.' Wfg Scoops Checkerboard Puzzle (rare)
Bright cover, cream pages, some migrating spine rust [fn-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £246

18

Thriller (1930) 48-99
Complete year in two bound volumes including stories by Edgar Wallace, Leslie Charteris, Hugh Clevely, L.C. Douthwaite, Edmund Snell, John G. Brandon and Anthony Skene
Bright covers, cream pages with some rust marks to spine margins [vg/fn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £93

19

Topical Times No 999 (1939) wfg Album of Great Football Players complete with 22 inserts including Les Jones (Arsenal), Fred Sargeant (Spurs), George Vose (Man Utd), James Denmark (Newcastle), Bill Shankly (Preston NE) and Bill Fagan (Liverpool) [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £38

20

Wild West Weekly (1938-39)
Vol 1: 1-43 complete with Nos 1 & 2 free gifts, Vol 2: 1, 2, 46-50
Vol 1: No 1 has 2 ins strip torn away from top back cover margin [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (50)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

21

Dandy Comic No 2 (1937)
Dull cover with some brittleness to page edges and right-hand ¾ ins trim. Centre page spread 13/14, 15/16 are 'married' from another Dandy No 2 and professionally paper-taped in (these are not trimmed) [fr]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £464

22

Dandy No 16 (1938)
Five sew-holes to spine with three pulled through (retrieved from bound volume) and blue ink marks to top front cover with two ¾ ins edge tears [gd/vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £125

23

Dandy No 24 (1938)
Bright cover with tears to RH margin overhang, cream pages [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £125

24

Our Gang original artwork by Dudley Watkins from The Dandy (late 1930s)
From the Bob Monkhouse Archive
Indian ink on card. 18 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £220

25

Dandy (1939) 103, 104, 105
Propaganda war issues. Desperate Dan awarded the Iron Cross by Adie and Hermy. The Luftwaffe try to bomb Bamboo Town. Ad for the 1st Dandy Monster Comic and Desperate Dan scuppers the German Navy by drinking the Baltic dry!
[fn/fn-/fn] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

26

Dandy Monster Comic (1941)
Korky leads the Marching Band
Bright boards, faded spine with some edge wear. Neat dedication. Most pages with varying insect tracery near bindings [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £440

27

Dandy (1941-49) 170 [pr], 239, 293, 294, 302, 317, 318, 321, 324, 332, 336, 377, 411
[gd/vg] (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £173

28

Dandy (1943) 231-256 Xmas
Near complete year of propaganda war issues, missing No 253. Including special 250th Number with waste paper ad: 'Every British Girl and Boy can put an end to Hitler's joy!'
Some grubby issues. 236 [gd], 242 [gd-], balance [vg-/vg] (25)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £976

29

Dandy/Beano Special Issues (1944-57)
Dandy No 263 April Fool 1944, No 315 April Fool 1946, Beano No 433 Fireworks 1950 and No 798 Fireworks 1957
263 trimmed, retrieved from bound volume [vg-], 315 [fn-], 433 [vg], 798 [fn] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £71

30

Dandy (1944) 257-282 Xmas
Complete year of propaganda war issues. First Black Bob by Allan Morley, The Amazing Mr X (The Mysterious Superman) first super-hero comic strip in British comics. Also 'Be Like Desperate Dan and collect all the paper you can' waste paper ad
Bright fresh covers, creamy white pages. Exceptional condition for wartime paper stock [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £2,678

31

Dandy Monster Comic (1945)
Desperate Dan Downhill Racer!
Bright boards and spine with some edge wear. No dedication, cream pages [fn-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £417

32

Dandy Monster Comic (1948)
Korky the Puppeteer
From the Brenda Butler Archive of high grade annuals
Bright fresh boards and spine. No dedication, cream pages. The back board has some small 'string mark' edge indentures [vfn-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £536

33

Dandy (1948) 360-385
Complete year, issued fortnightly, including No 384 Extra Special Dandy Birthday Number. First Brave Young Black-hoof and Danny Longlegs Returns by Dudley Watkins. First Raggy Muffin the Dandy Dog by Jimmy Crichton. No 369 Desperate Dan front cover Korky story, (No 377 x 2)
All issues with tiny sew-holes to spines and are trimmed (retrieved from bound volume)
[apparent vg/fn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £369

34

Dandy (1948-49) 383, 391-393 Easter, 399, 401, 420
393 lower RH edge small pieces torn away [gd/vg], balance [vg-/vg] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £60

35

Dandy Monster Comic (1949)
Korky the Toff, Dan the Bag Man!
From the Brenda Butler Archive
Bright fresh sharp cornered boards and spine with minimal wear. No dedication, unmarked cream pages. Desperate Dan, Danny Longlegs and Peter Pye by Dudley Watkins
[vfn-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £357

36

Beano (1947) 301-325
Complete year in bound volume
First Wavy Davy and his Navy by Dudley Watkins; first Alf Wit the Ancient Brit by Bill Holdroyd
No 302 has back two pages with top corner pieces torn away [vg-], No 304 [vg+], balance issues [fn/vfn] (25)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,286

37

1940 Photogravure issues
Oh Boy! No 5, Wonderman No 4, Ray Regan No 1 (Ron Embleton art), Dynamic nn (No 1), Mary Marvel No 11 and Master Comics No 49
Ray Regan [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £102

38

Sexton Blake/The Manor-House Menace original cover artwork by Eric Parker for Sexton Blake Library No 75 (1940s)
From the Eric Parker Archive
Poster colour on board. 18 x 14 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £321

39

17th Lancers 'Review Order 1853' painting painted and signed by Eric Parker
13 x 11 ins
With two cover preparation artworks for The Soldier magazine (1950s), both 13 x 10 ins (3)
From the Eric Parker Archive
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £55

40

Sexton Blake/The Crime on the Moors original cover artwork by Eric Parker for Sexton Blake Library No 131 (1946), Sexton Blake Library No 131 included
Poster colour on board. 16 x 13 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £321

41

Sexton Blake/The Prisoner of the Manor original cover artwork by Eric Parker for Sexton Blake Library No 273
Sexton Blake Library 273 included
Poster colour on board. 16 x 13 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £381

42

Swift Morgan and the Flying Saucers (No 30 TV Boardman 1948). Full story in 12 laminated pages
No '3d' cover price - likely extracted from New Spaceways Comic Annual (1954). With Swift Morgan and the Ancient Egyptians (No 6), 12 laminated page story as above and Roy Carson Strikes Again (No 5) complete 12 page story unlaminated
With Frankie and Johnny Denis McLoughlin Special Tribute issue by David Ashford, the 40 page illustrated story originally printed in D.C. Thomson's Wizard comic in 1976. This special tribute edition limited to 40 issues only
All [vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £48

43

Wizard (1948) 1158-1196.
Complete year in bound volume, some issues fortnightly
Starring Wilson and 4 Challengers from 'Z' Island
[fn/vfn] (39)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £89

44

Wonder Comic Happy Christmas Number original preliminary artwork by Roy Wilson (1940s) with four further Roy Wilson artwork strips: George the Jolly Gee-Gee from Radio Fun, Pitch and Toss from Funny Wonder, Happy Andy from Tip Top and Terry-Thomas from Film Fun
From the Bob Monkhouse Archive
Indian ink on card (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £220

45

Beano (1951) 442-493 including 452 1st Dennis the Menace (missing: 444, 460, 468, 472, 487, 492 Xmas)
493 [pr], 452 (1st Dennis), 458, 459, 482, 485 Fireworks, 491 [gd], balance 39 issues [vg-/fn-] (46)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,452

46

Beano 452 (1951)
1st Dennis the Menace
[vg-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

47

Beano/Biffo the Bear front cover original artwork (1953) drawn, painted and signed by Dudley Watkins for The Beano No 561 Apr 18 1953
Biffo is the park keeper at Dundee's Victoria Park but his efforts to pick up one piece of litter diverts a bus full of picnickers and mayhem in the park!
Bright poster colour and Indian ink on cartridge paper. 20 x 14 ins
With detachable 'The Beano' header laser colour copy
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £857

48

Black Cat Western n.n. (No 1, 1950 Streamline)
One-Shot with art by Lee Elias. It says 'All in Colour' on the cover, but the interior pages only had a pinkish half tone on some of the figures (see b/cover)
[vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £55

49

Boy's Ranch n.n. (No 1 1950 Streamline)
Cover and interior art by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby
Scarce [vg+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £31

50

Bravest of the Brave original double-page artwork (1956) drawn and painted by Denis McLoughlin
From the Buffalo Bill Wild West Annual No 8, 1956
Bright, fresh poster colour on board. 20 x 14 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £286

51

Comet (1953) 247-254, 256-273
All with Dick Barton illustrated stories
With The Inside Story of Dick Barton by Geoffrey Webb, hardback book with dust jacket and Dick Barton CD of his first radio BBC Broadcast (in 1946). With Comic Journal 21 (1991) with Dick Barton 9 page article
Comets [vg/vg+] (29)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

52

Cowboy Comics (1950) 19-30
Starring Buck Jones, Tim Holt and Kit Carson. No 30 is last 7d issue
Light/medium overall wear with cover rust spots showing through. White pages [vg-/vg+] (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £309

53

Cowboy Comics (1951) 31-50
Starring Buck Jones and Kit Carson
Bright covers with some rust spots showing through. White pages [vg/fn-] (20)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £333

54

Cowboy Comics (1951-52) 51-63
Starring Buck Jones, The Cisco Kid and Kit Carson
Bright covers with some rust spots showing through. White pages [vg/fn-] (13)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

55

Cowboy Comic Albums (1950s)
Action Streamline Comics, Flash Streamline Comics, Apache Picture & Story Album, Branded -, Bronco -, Outlaw -, Mavericks All-Picture Western
[vg/fn-] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £335

56

Dan Dare original artwork (1959) drawn and painted by Frank Hampson for The Eagle Vol. 10: No 24, 1959
Discovering that his long-lost father had managed to escape the Galactic Pioneer's explosion some 30 years earlier, Dan, Digby and Sir Hubert board Anastasia to continue the search on the unexplored planet, Terra Nova ...
This was one of the last pieces painted by Hampson
Gouache on board. 16 x 12 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,119

57

Dan Dare Os Prisioneiros do Espaco in Tita comic (Portuguese 1955) 25, 28-33
No 25 was the first Dan Dare episode in Tita comics with Garth (Aventuras de Garth) Luck of the Legion? (Palo Quiri), Space Family Rollinson (Herois de Espaco) and Jeff Arnold (Jeff Arnold!)
[vg/fn+] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £19

58

Dandy (1950-51)
424, 430, 441, 445, 450, 455, 465-467 Fireworks, 470, 476, 483, 484, 488 April Fool, 523-525
Thick pencil address to top back covers [vg-/vg] (17)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £173

59

Dandy 602 (1952) Coronation Holiday Paper
With Dandy 716 (1955). First Crackaway Jack by Paddy Brennan
No 602 strengthened RH margin edge [vg+], 716 [fn-] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £89

60

Hotspur with free gifts (1955-63)
No 955 wfg Zippy Boomerang and Flyer. 956 wfg Pot Shot Pete, 209 wfg Two-In-One Gun and Flyer
All with original envelopes with Champion No 3 (12.3.66) wfg Champion Book of Football Stars (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

61

Key Character badges (1950s-70s)
Including Korky, Mickey Mouse, Tony Hancock, Buster, Only Fools and Horses, Just William, Judge Dredd and The Punisher (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £113

62

Jeff Arnold / Riders of the Range original artwork (1955) drawn and painted by Frank Humphris for The Eagle Vol. 6: No 30 pg 7 1955
Bright fresh poster paint colours on board. 20 x 16 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £214

63

Lion, Tiger and Hurricane free gifts
Lion Spot the Soccer Stars Football Quiz Wheel (1958), Tiger Spot the Clubs Football Quiz Wheel (1959), Tiger Album of Football Club Badges (1961) with all 110 colour badges collected and attached) and Hurricane No 31 Footballers of 1964 (with all 40 players attached)
[vg+/fn+] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £87

64

Love Romances No 1 (L. Miller 1956) [vg-], Love Stories No 1 (G Swan 1958) [vg], Yankee Romance Shorts No 1 (G Swan 1940 text stories) [vg] and Secret Hearts (Trent Book Co 1955) 1, 2, 4, 6, 7
[fn-/fn] (8)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £428

65

Marvelman (1950s L Miller)
241 [fn-], 273, 300, 304, 319, 321-323, 325, 327, 339, 347
[fn/vfn-] (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

66

Oh Boy! (1950-51 Paget Publ.) 15, 18, 20, 21
Starring The Tornado, Gail Garrity with Stuperman by Robbie
No 20 worn, grubby back cover [vg-], balance [vg/fn] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £440

67

Oh Boy! And Wonderman n.n. (No 22)
This was the only issue combining Paget's Oh Boy! And Wonderman comics. Printed in 1951, it starred Steve Storm as The Tornado with story and art by Mick Anglo, Norman Harper and his wonder horse, Starlight, Nip McGee Special Detective, Wonderman, Gail Garrity and Stuporman the Titanic Twerp by Robbie
This issue is rare [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £559

68

Wonderman (1950-51 Paget Publ.) 14, 18, 20, 21
'Using the name Captain Justice, John Justice is known as a wealthy, easy-going, good-for-nothing. But secretly, under the guise of Wonderman, he uses his amazing strength and super-human atomic powers to fight evil and help humanity. So there.
No 21 [gd/vg], balance [vg/vg+] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £309

69

Phantom collection:
Giant Size Comic with The Phantom
(1957 Tricho, Oz) 2, 3 with Giant Size Phantom 22. The Phantom 15 (L. Miller) stained back cover [gd] and The Phantom (Frew 1969-80s) 401, 404, 631, 633, 752, 794
[vg/fn] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £440

70

Picturegoer (1954-56) with covers of Marilyn Monroe (Elvis, James Dean articles), Jayne Mansfield, Anita Ekberg, Sheree North, Tonia Bern (Donald Campbell's wife!) and Errol Flynn (1938). With Picture Post (13 Jul 1956) Marilyn Monroe cover and Top Spot (16.1.60) wfg Top Spot Poppets in 3-D with 3D glasses
[fn-/fn+] (8)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

71

Radio Fun (12.9.59)
First appearance of Superman, a four page story from Action Comics # 252 where Professor Vale reconstructs car-accident victim, John Corben to become Metallo, arch-enemy of Superman
[vg-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

72

Rocket (1956) 1-32 final issue (before amalgamation with Express Weekly)
Edited by Douglas Bader and starring Captain Falcon by Frank Black (Basil Blackaller) with Flash Gordon, Johnny Hazard and Brick Bradford UK reprints. Issues 13-27 highlighted the new Forbidden Planet film starring Robbie the Robot, illustrating stills from the movie and offering free cinema tickets to Rocket Club members
No 3 has back cover coupon cut-out 5 x 3 ins and smaller pg 5 coupon cut-out 3 x 2 ins (see website illustration) [gd], balance [vg/fn] (32)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £214

73

Streamline Cowboys and Indians (1950s)
Durango Kid 1, 2 (No 1 with Dan Brand and Tipi by Frank Frazetta), Straight Arrow 1-4, Tim Holt 1-4 (with Ghost Rider stories by Dick Ayers)
Tim Holt No 4 has added laminated cover [vg/fn+] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

74

Straight Arrow (1952-53 Cartoon Art Prod.) 1-25, 27-31
No 27 with cover art and Dan Brand and Tipi story by Frank Frazetta. Tales of the Ghost Rider in Nos 22, 24
Nos 11, 16 detached covers, 19, 21 [gd], 5, 12, 17 [vg-], balance [vg+/fn+] (30)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £369

75

Super-Detective Library (1953) 1-3, 3 (Australia cover price), 4, 6
Bright covers, white pages, cover rust spots showing through. No 1 has a quarter of the top back cover torn away with 1" lower margin tears to rear four pages [gd/vg], No 2 and Oz No 3 with small clear tape pieces to spine [vg-], balance [vg/vg+] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £107

76

Super-Detective Library (1953) 6-12
No 9 The Island of Fu Manchu is rare. Bright covers, white pages, cover rust spots showing through
[vg-/vg+] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

77

Super-Detective Library (1953) 12-15, 17, 18
With Thriller Comics 20
Bright covers, white pages with rust spots showing through. No 14 with heavily taped spine [gd-], balance [vg-/vg+] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

78

Western War Comic (G.G. Swan 1950s 1st series) 1-5 complete run
With 2nd series 1-7 complete run
[vg/fn+] (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £220

79

Wizard 1491 (1954) wfg Midget Comic featuring Wilson and the Boyhood of Desperate Dan
Rusty, disintegrated staple stains [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: Unsold

80

Wizard (1955) 1536, 1547
Both with full page covers of the Bash Street Kids by Leo Baxendale
[vfn] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £60

81

Wizard 1492 (1954)
Desperate Dan cover by Dudley Watkins
[vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £26

82

Wizard (1956) 1574-79
Wilson and 'V' for Vengeance stories. All with World's Best Cricketer glossy photo-card free gifts including Peter May, Godfrey Evans, Richie Benaud and Ken Grieves
1579 with staple rust stains [vg], balance [vfn] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £43

83

Zip (1958) No 1, No 2 wfg Screaming Rocket Ship (balloon un-blowupable), No 3 wfg Kiki the Clown Comic Mask. Starring Strongbow by Ron Embleton, Wells Fargo by Don Lawrence
[vg/vg+/vg+] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £155

84

Beano 910 (Xmas 1959), Beano (1960-64): 952-954, 956, 983, 984, 1000, 1011, 1016 (1st G for Grant), 1043, 1095 (1st Danger Bus), 1070, 1120-1126, 1129, 1136, 1159, (1967-71): 1289, 1308, 1327 (Xmas 1967), 1349, 1350, 1355, 1361, 1403 (last Dudley Watkins art for Beano), 1408, 1484 (Xmas 1970), 1491, 1493, 1494, 1523 wfg The Humming Birdie with 4-page pink flyer
No 1011, 1129 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (38)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £39

85

Beano (1962) 1016-1067
Complete year with final work by artist, Leo Baxendale on Little Plum, Minnie the Minx and The Bash Street Kids (who were promoted to their double-page, full colour centrespread with issue 1046)
Early 1960s Beanos are scarce due to lower print runs by D.C. Thomson. No 1048 missing centre page spread [fr], 8 issues (including 2 with punch holes) [gd/vg], balance [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £512

86

Beano (1963) 1068-1119
Complete year with the first Q Bikes, Bash Street Kids Colouring Competition, first Danger Bus
Early 1960s issues are scarce. Nos 1074, 1078, 1082, 1089, 1106 with 2 punch-holes to spines and a few others [gd], balance [vg/fn+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £524

87

Champion No 1 (1966) wfg Jet Streamer, Bimbo No 1 (1961) wfg Long Whistle Balloon, No 49 wfg Magic Castle, No 50 wfg Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, No 81 wfg Magic Island, No 82 wfg Crusoe Family and dog Kim, No 83 wfg Zebra, Giraffe & Elephant. TV Comic 565 (1962) wfg Supercar Model Kit with Walt Disney's Weekly (1959) No 1, 2, 3 wfg Zorro Code Wheel, No 4 wfg Zorro Pistol
[fn/vfn] (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £393

88

Dandy (1968) 1363-1414 (1398 with Desperate Dan cover story), missing issues: 1371, 1382, 1386, 1389, 1395 and 1396
No 1406 cover cut-out [gd], a few others [gd], balance [vg/fn+] (46)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £131

89

Dandy (1969) 1415-1465 (missing issues 1442, 1445, 1451, 1453, 1457, 1466) with (1970) 1469, 1518 Xmas Number
A few [vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (48)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

90

Diana Book for Girls 1966 [fn] with d/j. Back cover d/j scrape [vg], Dr Kildare Annual (1963) [fn], Girl From UNCLE annual (1968)
[vfn] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £14

91

Hornet (1963) 1-16
No 3 wfg Fast Action Football booklet, No 4 wfg Great Goals! Great Tries booklet
[vg/fn] (16)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £161

92

Hornet (1966) 121-173 complete year. With Hornet (1964) 23-26
No 123 wfg My Own Diary of World Cup Football, No 124 wfg Hornet Wallet of 12 Top Cup Teams (incl. England and Brazil), No 148 wfg My World Cup Scorebook and 4 pg World Cup Flyer. No 23 Hornet Wallet of International cup Teams, No 25 wfg 4 more teams
8 issues between 129-150 with tanned covers, some with brittle page edges [fr/gd], balance [vg-/fn-] (57)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £161

93

Hornet (1967) 174-225 complete year. No 180 wfg 'My Own Souvenir of a Wonderful Year of Sport'. No 181 & 182 wfgs The Hornet Gallery of Sport 1 & 2. Including 2 Xmas issues
Most issues with pen or pencil owner address to top cover margins. 9 issues with tanning to covers, some with brittle page edges [fr/gd], balance [vg-/vg+] (53)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £113

94

Jackie Magazine (1964) 1-51
Complete year with Elvis, Cliff, Billy Fury, Beatles, Stones, Dave Clark, Manfred Mann, more pop groups that you can throw a drumstick at. Cathy & Claire's Problem Page, Fashion, Gossip and Romance (phew!)
No 1 [vg+], balance [fn-/vfn] (51)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £690

95

Jackie Magazine (1965) 52-103
Complete year. Starring Bond, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Hollies, Herman, Everly Brothers, Supremes, Sandie and a zooful of Animals. Samantha's Letters page, Cathy & Claire's Problem Page, Dandies, Dolly Birds, Fashion and Romance. No 92 wfg Beatles pop wallet, No 94 wfg sheet of 30 Pop Stamps
[fn-/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £547

96

Jackie Magazine (1966) 104-155
Complete year of Swingin' London with Mary Quant, Biba, Granny Takes a Trip, George Best, Tom Jones, Beatles, Walker Brothers, Robert Vaughan, Spencer Davis, Dave Dee, Romance, Beauty tips. 'On the Scene, Gear, Fab!'. No 47 wfg Jackie Pop Panel No 1, No 49 wfg Jackie Pop Panel No 2
[fn-vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £547

97

June No 1 (1961) wfg Floral Bracelet, Mandy No 1 (1967) wfg Rainbow Ring, Sally No 1 (1969) wfg Cameo Ring, Sally (31.1.70) wfg Sally's Handbag, Debbie No 1 (1973) wfg Cameo Beauty Brooch, Emma No 1 (1978) wfg Initial Brooch and Pixie (1972) 2, 3 wfgs Stand-up Doll and Mix-n-Match outfits
All gifts in original envelopes and bags. June has rusty staples [vg+], balance [fn/vfn] (8)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £583

98

Planet Stories 3 (Davenport Askew 1961), Red Comet 5, Space Ace 15, 16, 18, Star Rocket 1 detached cover with ¾ split spine [gd], Kona album, Outer Space album (with Captain Future, Buccaneers of Space by Norman Light) and Planet Adventure Book (with Mars God of War, Norge Benson, Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron, Cerebex)
[vg-/vg+] (9)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

99

Roxy (1961) 21.1.61 wfg Elvis stand-up colour photo, 9/16/23/30 Sept 61 wfg posters of Elvis, Adam Faith and Cliff Richard
NB These 3 posters had 'presented with Valentine' on the lower margins but giveaway posters were sometimes swapped between the two sister titles
Cream pages, rusty staples [vg/vg+], gifts as new (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

100

Smash! (1966) 1, 2
No 1 wfg Big Bang Gun. Starring Leo Baxendale's Nervs, The Swotts and The Blotts and Grimly Feendish. With Space Jinx by Brian Lewis and Queen of the Seas by Ken Reid
Cream pages, No1 with rusty staples [vg/vg+] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

101

Smash! (1966) No 3 (wfg Flying Phantom Fighter), 28, 38, 109 wfg Smash! Secret Coder. 15 March 1969 issue wfg Secret Codemaster Cards
[vg/fn-] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £190

102

Smash! 108 (1968) wfg Smash Swing-Wing Fighter
[fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

103

Smash! 22 March 1969 wfg Smashmatic Gun and bullets
Comic [vg], gift as new
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

104

Swift (1962) Vol. 9. Nos 5-8
All wfg model planes: Vickers Vanguard, VC 10, Comet and Boeing 707.
With Look and Learn 141 (1964) wfg Wonders of the World Quiz Wheel
Comics [vg-/vg], gifts as new (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

105

Thunderbirds original artwork (1968) drawn, painted and signed by Frank Bellamy for TV21 No 172.
A neutron cannon developed by Brains has crashed into the Thames. The crash has activated the firing mechanism and a neutron particle is aimlessly fired every ninety seconds destroying everything in its path...
Pelikan inks on board with some fading to grey. 15 x 18 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,285

106

Maasai Warrior drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy (1960s)
Terra cotta pastel on black cartridge paper. 23 x 20 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £321

107

Nude study drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy (mid 1960s)
During this time Frank Bellamy ran and organised life drawing classes at the Studio Club in London's Piccadilly
Crayon on paper. 15 x 12 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £45

108

Topper (1969-72)
1969: 18 issues between 839- 878 including 867: last Mickey The Monkey by Dudley Watkins
1970 x 12 issues, 1971 x 16 issues and one from 1972
With Beezer: 12 issues between 1970-80
Topper 988 with some of back cover torn away [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (59)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

109

The Truth About Wilson, Killer Slade of the Pony Express, and The Goalmaker
All Red Lion Library paperbacks (D.C. Thomson 1960s)
[fn/fn/vg] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £143

110

TV Century 21 Annuals 1, 2 (1965-66)
No 1 has neat ink dedication to 2 pages [fn], No 2 price clipped [fn+]
With Action 21 (1988) 1-10 [vfn/nm] (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £26

111

TV Tornado (1967) 51 Xmas, 52-57, 58 wfg Boomerang, 59-85
Starring The Saint, Phantom, The Avengers, U.N.C.L.E. and The Mysterons
With Tornado (1979) 1 and 2 wfgs Turbo Flyer and Mayday Pack Wallet, 3-22 complete run and Tornado Summer Special
[fn/vfn] (57)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £262

112

Victor (1961) 1-45
Complete year with all free gifts
Starring I Flew with Braddock, Braddock V.C, Wonder Man, Norman Wisdom, The Black Knight with Victor No 19 full page ad for Commando War Stories in Pictures 1 and 2. Victor No 1 free gift Squirt Ring in original envelope, Nos 1-5 complete 12 card set of Famous Teams in Football History (including Glasgow, Rangers, Celtic and Arsenal from the 1930s, Blackpool 1953, Man Utd 1958, Brazil 1958, Real Madrid 1960 and yellow Sportsman's Wallet. Nos 29-33 complete 22 card set Star Teams of 1961 and orange Sports Wallet
(Cards & wallets [nm]). No 1 [fn-], balance issues, a few with clear tape to interior page margin tears [vg/fn] (45)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,285

113

Andy Capp original artwork signed twice by Reg Smythe from the D. Mirror 10 March 1978
Black and half-tone on board. 15 x 5 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £57

114

Charley's War: 3 original artworks by Joe Colquhoun from Battle-Action 260 (1979) pgs 2, 3 and 5
October 1916! The Battle of the Somme continues with Operation Wotan as hundreds of Judgement Troopers, under the command of the vicious Colonel Zeiss, poured into the British trenches
Indian ink on cartridge paper. 17 x 15 ins each (x3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,809

115

Doctor Who original cover artwork by Gerry Haylock for TV Action No 67 May 27 1972
With original comic
Poster colour on board. A laser colour copy header has been added to complete the image. It is detachable if desired
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £3,035

116

Garth: 'The People of the Abyss'. 2 original consecutive artworks (1972) by Frank Bellamy for the Daily Mirror 24/25 Oct 1972
Indian ink on board. 21 x 7 ins (x2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £976

117

Garth: 'The People of the Abyss' original artwork (1972) by Frank Bellamy for the Daily Mirror 24 Nov 1972
Indian ink on board. 21 x 7 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £559

118

Marvel Super-Hero Poster Set (1974)
Amazing Spider-Man, Captain America, Hulk, Iron Man, Thor and Daredevil. This set was illustrated by Rafael Lopez Espi and available as a special offer from Mighty World of Marvel Comics in April 1974 for 90p!
Printed in Barcelona, anecdotal evidence suggests there were production problems with the Daredevil poster and deliveries to the UK were substantially delayed. The complete set is scarce. Some very light wear to top and bottom edges. 22 x 17 ins each [fn) (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £321

119

Mighty World of Marvel No 16 (1973) with original artwork for pg 10 layout 'Mighty Marvel Mailbag'
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

120

Garth: 'The Women of Galba’ 2 original consecutive artworks (1973) by Frank Bellamy for the Daily Mirror 16/17 Feb 1973
Indian ink on board. 21 x 7 ins (x2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £976

121

Spider-Man Comics Weekly No 1 (1973) wfg Spider-Man Mask
[fn/vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

122

Spider-Man Comics Weekly No 2 (1973)wfg Spider-Man Tracer Plane
[vfn-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

123

Spider-Man Comics Weekly (1973) 3-20
No 16 with moisture ripples throughout [vg-]. No 19 has lower back cover competition cut-out 5 x 2 ins [vg], balance issues [fn/vfn] (18)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £54

124

Battlestar Galactica original artwork (1980) by Martin Asbury for Look-in (episode 13)
Apollo has to take off again with one special mission - to destroy the Cylon fortress-ship
Poster colour on board. 17 x 14 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

125

Captain Britain (Marvel UK 1985 Second Series) 1-14 (No 1 wfg pull-out Poster)
With Marvel Super-Heroes (1981) 378 (1st Capt. Britain strip), 379-388
[vfn/nm] (25)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £381

126

Daredevils (1981 Marvel UK) 1-11
With Mighty World of Marvel (featuring The Daredevils) 7-16
[vfn/nm] (21)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

127

Oor Wullie 6 image photocopy annotated 'D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd 1983' with office pencil notes
15 x 11 ins
With two identical prints showing 16 of Oor Wullie's cheeky expressions
8 x 10 ins (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £17

128

Transformers (Marvel Comics Ltd 1985-87) 27-62, 117-131, 134-137, 139 (27-29 wfg Giant Poster). With four Transformers mini hardback books (Ladybird 1985) and Peril from the Stars (Adventure Game Books 1985)
Most issues with neat pen address to top or back or front covers [vfn-/vfn] (61)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

129

Viz No 1
With free gift red Ice Cream (Dec 1979) 150 issue first print run. Introducing Fat Sod, The Revenge of the Steel Skull, Victor Pratt the Stupid Twat, It's the Disco Dancing Champion of the World, Skinhead, Ben and the Space Walrus and Colin the Amiable Crocodile
Fresh, flat(ulent) condition, cream pages [vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,452

130

Viz No 4 (1980)
This original issue was bought by our vendor from punk rocker, Arthur 2 Stroke, in Newcastle's 'Jesmond' pub in October 1980. Arthur and his band, The Chart Commandos were advertised on the front cover
Light vertical fold, cream/white pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £690

131

Viz No 5 (1981)
With Paul Whicker the Tall Vicar, Victor Pratt (you know the rhyme) and Skinhead
White pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £547

132

Viz No 6, 7 (1981)
Starring Roger Mellie the Man on the Telly, Skinhead, Billy Britain, Biffa Bacon and Pathetic Sharks
Light tan covers, white pages [vg+/fn-] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £643

133

Viz No 8, 9 (1982)
Big Vera, Granny Smith, Lonely Sidney Sidebottom and Sex Secrets of the Beatles
[vg/vg+] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £452

134

Viz (1983-85) 10½, 11, 12, 12A, 13-20, 25A
Nos 10½, 11 [vg+/fn-], balance [fn/vfn] (13)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £345


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