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November 2021 Results

British comics, annuals & artwork

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

1

Union Jack (1882 Sampson Low & Co) 1-10
Adventures in Timor, The Arctic Wastes, with Redskins and Palefaces on the American Plains
Retrieved from bound volume. 15 white/cream pages in each issue [vg] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

2

Ally Sloper's Half-Holiday (1908-09) 1257, 1262, 1274, 1283-86, Christmas Holiday 1908, 1288-1316
In a bound volume
No 1287 with worn, torn cover [fr/gd], 1293: 1/5th of back page cut out, 1297: half back cover cut out [vg-], balance issues cream/light tan pages [vg/fn-] (37)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

3

The Thriller (1937) 413-464
Near complete year missing 415, 416, 418, 419
Featuring 'The Toff' by John Creasy, The Saint by Leslie Charteris, Dames Don't Care by Peter Cheyney. Steeley adventures by Capt. W. E. Johns and The Great Knock-Over by Dashiell Hammett
Bright covers, some worn spines, rusty staples, cream/light tan pages. No 413 trimmed, with clear tape to the spine [gd], balance issues [vg-/vg+] (48)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £262

4

The Thriller (1938) 465-516
Near complete year missing No 512
Featuring The Saint 5 episode story by Leslie Charteris, The Shadow and The Gang Smasher detective adventures by Maxwell Grant
Bright covers, rusty staples, cream/light tan pages [vg-/vg+] (51)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £309

5

The Thriller (1939-40)
1939: 518-569 near complete year missing issue No 532. With 1940: 570-578
Starring The Shadow by Maxwell Grant, Ironside of the Yard by Victor Gunn (Edwy Searles Brooks) and The Gang Smasher by Hugh Clevely. War shortage 'IMPORTANT NOTICE' to later back covers: "... Ships may be sunk… so tell your newsagent to order the exact number of Thrillers you want and no more!" Cream/light tan pages with rusty staples. A few issues [gd], balance [vg-/vg+] (60)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £309

6

Dandy 56 (1938)
Second Xmas issue starring Desperate Dan, Keyhole Kate, Our Gang and Freddy the Fearless Fly
Bright cover, light tan pages. 1/2" clear tape to interior spine, some front cover narrow edge loss [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £369

7

Dandy 85, 86 (1939) Front cover printer's proofs. No 85 pink colour of the words 'comic' and 'Korky The Cat' would have been changed to red for the print run. Signed off and dated by editor, George Moonie
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £119

8

Dandy 88, 94 (1939) Front cover printer's proofs. Signed off and dated by editor, George Moonie
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

9

Dandy 107, 108 Xmas (1939)
Good cover colours with brittle page edges and some flaking loss [fr/gd] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

10

Desperate Dan original artwork by Dudley Watkins from The Dandy 1938/1939
Dan goes backstage to show the Weight Lifting Champion how to be a real strongman… Dan lifts him and his weights and wins a fiver!
Indian ink on card. 9 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £500

11

Dandy 132 (Jun 8 1940)
Propaganda war issue. Starring Addie and Hermy the Nasty Nazis
Bright cover, cream/light tan pages [fn/vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

12

Dandy 133 (Jun 15 1940).
Addie and Hermy plough the field to get 'all der meat you want', but it’s a bull…
[vg/fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

13

Dandy 134 (Jun 22 1940)
Addie and Hermy's cheese gives everyone a gas attack…
Bright covers, light tan pages [vg+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

14

Dandy 159 (1940)
Bumper Xmas Number with Hitler Snowman cover and Addie and Hermy the Nasty Nazis who get in the queue for Christmas Turkey and end up landing there!
Bright cover colours with ragged overhang edges [gd/vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £167

15

Dandy 204 (1941) Xmas Fun Number
'Waste Paper can win the war!’
Bright colours, light tan pages with some foxing spots to margins [vg-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £107

16

Dandy 230 (1942) Xmas Fun Number
Bright cover colours with margin foxing spots [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £48

17

Dandy 256 (1943) Bumper Christmas Number
Desperate Dan says "When with hats and crackers done, they can help to make a gun, so come along now - do not lag, drop them in the salvage bag!"
Bright cover colours, off-white pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £161

18

Keyhole Kate original artwork drawn and initialled by Allan Morley for The Dandy No 409 (1949)
Keyhole Kate's cousin, Cuthbert gets keyholed! With Hungry Horace taking the cake original artwork, also by Allan Morley from The Dandy Book early 1950s
Keyhole Kate: Indian ink on card highlighted with crayon, 15 x 10 ins, Hungry Horace: Indian ink on card 10 x 8ins (2 artworks)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £167

19

Beano (1945) 268, 269
Snitchy and Snatchy find a mine on the beach, "but if YOU find any strange objects - it's safer to tell a policeman!"
Bright covers, cream pages [fn-/fn] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

20

Musso the Wop original artwork (1942) drawn and signed to the reverse by George Drysdale with Beano Editor's margin pencil notes. From The Beano 26 Sept 1942. Musso has a bigger pipe but does it make him ill Duce? Indian ink on cartridge paper highlighted with red crayon. 15 x 7ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £167

21

Beano 328 (Feb 7 1948) Front cover printer's proof. The second Biffo the Bear cover, signed off and dated by editor, George Moonie
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £126

22

Beano 329 (Feb 21 1948) Front cover printer's proof. The third Biffo the Bear cover, signed off and dated by editor, George Moonie
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

23

Beano (1949) 352-389
Complete year published fortnightly up to issue 366, then weekly once more
The first Jack Flash - the Flying Boy by Dudley Watkins, first Deep-Sea Danny's Iron Fish by Jack Glass, first The Horse that Jack Built (Tick-Tock Tony) by Bill Holdroyd [fn-/vfn] (38)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £833

24

Magic Comic (1940-41) 25-80 (final issue)
Propaganda war issues in bound volume.
E. H. Banger's Koko the Pup delivers the mail to the front line/blows up a U-Boat/teaches everyone how to wear a gas-mask. Kipper-Feet, the young walrus captures the crew of a German submarine and a Nazi pilot 'Hates ze Tickler Twins'
Also starring Peter Piper and Gulliver by Dudley Watkins, Herr Paul Pry the Nasty Spy, Sooty Snowball (by Robert McGillavray) who brings down a Luftwaffe pilot with his scrapyard magnet
Magic Comic only ran for 80 issues, being sacrificed by D.C. Thomson to keep Beano and Dandy going during the war
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages with some tears and light edge moisture stains. No 25 with well worn cover detached from binding [fr/gd], No 42 with R.Hand page edge creasing and wear (not affecting text or illustrations) [vg-], No 43 (as No 42) with 3 ins square piece torn away from interior page [gd/vg]. Balance 53 issues [vg/fn-] (56)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £8,568

25

Magic Comic (1940) 25-29
Propaganda war issues with Koko the Pup by E. H. Banger, Peter the Piper by Dudley Watkins
Retrieved from bound volume, sew-holes and tears to worn spines, light tan/tan pages trimmed. No 25: moisture stains to margins and brittle edges [fr/gd], balance 4 issues [gd] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £345

26

Magic Comic (1940) 30-34
Propaganda war issues. 'Order next week's Magic Comic - Don't let the Black-Out Stop You!' No 32 Paper Shortage message to top cover margin
Bright covers, retrieved from bound volume, sew-holes and tears to worn spines, trimmed, light tan pages [gd-/gd] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £333

27

Magic Comic (1940) 35-39
Propaganda war issues. No 36: Bumper Easter Fun Number, No 37 April Fool, Tootsy McTurk points the way to the Air Raid shelter - with his feet! Bright covers, comics retrieved from bound volume, sew-holes and tears to worn spines, trimmed, light tan pages [gd] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £286

28

Magic Comic (1940) 40-44
Propaganda war issues. 'Meet this new bloke - he ain't a chum - He's one of Hitler's spies, by gum!' 1st Herr Paul Pry the Nasty Spy. Uncle Dan The Magic Man blows up a mine on the beach, Sooty Snowball sets off an air raid siren. Peter Piper captures a German Spy
Bright covers, comics retrieved from bound volume, sew-holes and tears to worn spines, trimmed light tan pages [gd] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £238

29

Magic Comic (1940) 45-50
Propaganda war issues. Sooty Snowball brings down a Nazi fighter and sinks a U-Boat. Herr Paul Pry gets torpedoed and Hitler heils him!
Bright covers, comics retrieved from bound volume, sew-holes and tears to worn spines, trimmed light tan/tan pages [gd] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £309

30

Magic Comic (1940) 52, 61, 65. Propaganda war issues with Herr Paul Pry (the Nasty Spy), the first appearance of Gulliver by Dudley Watkins and Old Father Time catches a Nazi paratrooper
No 52: trimmed, retrieved from a bound volume with clear taped interior sew-holes [gd], No 61: re-glued and strengthened spine with some page edge brittleness [fr-gd], No 65: archival tape to four interior page edges [vg-] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £321

31

Comic Cuts, Joker, Jolly and Larks (1940s-50s) original artwork strips by A.T. 'Bertie' Brown
Indian ink on card, different sizes (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

32

T.V. Boardman paperbacks (1948-50)
Hard-boiled crime and detective novels with Denis McLoughlin art deco covers
Nos 43, 44, 48, 50-52, 55, 61, 62, 67, 68, 70, 71, 74, 75, 78-81, 84
52, 67 [gd/gd+], balance [vg/fn] (20)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

33

Beano (1950) 390-441.
Complete year with the first Sinbad by Paddy Brennan, Sammy's Super Rubber by Allan Morley and old pals Jack Flash, Biffo and Jimmy and His Magic Patch
No 390 has the Dandy's Desperate Dan cross-over front cover wishing Biffo a Happy New Year
11 issues [vg], balance 41 issues [fn-/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £762

34

Magic-Beano Book 1950 [vg], Beano Book 1951 [vg], 1952 [vg+], 1953 [vg/fn]
(4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £298

35

Beano (1952) 494-545
Complete year
Dennis The Menace first cover appearance with Biffo (No 540). First Kat and the Canary by Charles Grigg and Leo Baxendale.
Industrial action in June 1952 caused the Beano's distribution to be severely affected and complete years are subsequently scarce. Issues 523-528 has newsagents supply shortage messages on the top cover margins
No 536 has red printer's ink smudges to cover margins [gd/vg], 537 Fireworks with worn discoloured back cover [gd], a few [vg], balance issues [vg+/fn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £857

36

Beano book (1954)
Biffo nipped in the bod!
Bright cover and spine with minimal wear. No dedication. Clean cream/light tan pages [vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

37

Beano (1955) 650-702
Near complete year (missing 678 & 682)
Starring Biffo, Dennis, The Shipwrecked Circus, When the Bell Rings by Leo Baxendale and Grandpa by Ken Reid
679 dull cover [vg-], a few [vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (51)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £3,035

38

Beano Book 1955 [vg-], 1956 [vg], 1957 no dedication [vg+]
(3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £345

39

Beano (1956) 703-754
Near complete year (missing 707, 717, 718, 724 & 727)
Starring Biffo, Dennis, Roger the Dodger, Minnie the Minx, Little Plum and the Iron Fish
No 708 (trimmed), 733, 735 [gd], Xmas [vg+], balance [vg-/vg+] (47)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £405

40

Beano (1957) 755-806
Complete year
Starring the Invisible Giant by Bill Holroyd, Dennis The Menace by Davy Law, Lord Snooty and Minnie The Minx by Leo Baxendale and Biffo by Dudley Watkins
No 774 (dull cover), 781 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £2,440

41

Beano Book 1958
No dedication [vg+], 1959 (fn+], 1960 [vg+]
(3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

42

Beezer Xmas issues plus (1958-64)
No 154 Xmas 1958, No 324, No 363 Xmas 1962, No 415 Xmas 1963 [vg] and No 428 Easter 1964 [fn-/fn+]
(5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

43

Black Mask Detective (UK ed. Aug 1953), Smashing Detective (UK ed. Sept 1952)
With Nightmare Suspense Picture Library 1, Top Secret P.L. 1 (1974), Fleetway Super Library (1960s) Frontline Series 1, Secret Agent Series 6, 7, Stupendous Series 4, 5, 16 and Authentic Science Fiction 23 (1952, text stories)
[vg-/fn-] (11)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £71

44

Combat Picture Library (1959-60 G.M. Smith/Micron) 1-4, 6-38, 40-43, 45-60
Bright, fresh covers, light tan pages, 14 issues with biro name/address to lower front covers. Nos 104 [fn-/fn], 11, 17, 29, 35, 36, 37 [vg/vg+], balance [fn/vfn] (57)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £190

45

Cowboy Comics/Picture Library (1950s-1962)
121, 130, 146, 155, 165, 182, 199, 204, 207, 212, 216, 232, 242, 253, 279, 282, 303, 306, 308, 312, 319 no back cover, 322, 325, 331, 343, 345, 356, 377, 379, 393, 399, 406, 413-415, 454
Bright covers with rust marks showing through. 8 earlier issues [gd], a few [vg+], balance [vg] (36)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £137

46

Dandy (Jun-Dec 1950) 445-475
Half year in bound volume with Desperate Dan, Keyhole Kate and Freddy the Fearless Fly
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages with several punch-holes to all spines [vg] (31)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £321

47

Dandy Monster Comic (1950)
Korky warms up the sea!
Bright boards and spine, minimal wear, clean cream pages. The highest grade ever offered for auction [vfn+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £488

48

Dandy Monster Comic
(1951) Ringmaster Korky. Bright covers, neat dedication
(1952) Korky's Toy Shop. Bright covers, no dedication
Both issues cream/light tan pages [fn/fn+] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £155

49

Dandy Books (1953-56)
1953 no dedication [fn], 1954 [vg/fn], 1955 no dedication [vg], 1956 erased pencil dedication [vg]
All issues cream/light tan pages (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £190

50

Dandy Books (1958, 1959, 1967, 1969)
1958 no dedication, clean cream pages [vfn], 1959 no dedication, clean cream pages [fn-], 1967 no dedication [fn], 1969 [fn] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £95

51

Eagle Vol. 2 (1951) 1-52
Complete year
Starring Dan Dare in The Red Moon Mystery, P.C. 49 and The Adventures of Tin-Tin
No 2 & 52 with white tape to interior spines [gd], balance [vg/fn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

52

Eagle Vol. 3 (1952) 1-52
Complete year
Starring Dan Dare in The Red Moon Mystery, Marooned on Mercury and Operation Saturn
No 1 with white tape to interior spine [gd], balance [vg+/fn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £262

53

Eagle Vol. 4 (1953) 1-38
Complete year in bound volume
Starring Dan Dare in Operation Saturn, Harris Tweed and Special Coronation Number. Including all ten Eagle Extra Bumper Free Supplements
[vfn-/vfn] (38)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £161

54

Dan Dare Jigsaw (1950s) with Diorama models
Jigsaw fully completed with original box [vg] and diorama model of Dan Dare, Digby and The Mekon labelled at base ‘No 10 of 500’ with Museum Models certificate.
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

55

Eagle Vol. 10 (1959) 1-45
Complete year
Dan Dare in Safari in Space by Frank Hampson, Terra Nova and Trip to Trouble by Frank Bellamy who also drew The Shepherd King and Marco Polo back cover stories
1-3 with well worn lower edges [gd], balance [vg/fn] (45)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

56

Eagle Vol. 11 (1960) 1-53
Complete year
Dan Dare in Trip To Trouble and Project Nimbus by Frank Bellamy, The Road of Courage - Story of Jesus by Frank Hampson
A few issues with well worn edges [gd], balance [vg/fn] (53)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £95

57

Gift Comics No 2 (1951) Fawcett/L. Miller
Hard cover book containing 6 U.S. remaindered issues (re-printed in France): Captain Marvel 62, 63, Captain Marvel Jr 62, Master Comics 62, 63 and Bob Colt 52
Black & White, all bound coverless [vg]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £50

58

MAD Magazine (1959-72)
Humour in a jugular vein. 1-32, 34, 36, MAD Annual 4 and MAD Rubbish Collectors Edition
Most issues with rusty staples. No 1 [fn], 12 later issues [vg], balance [fn-/fn] (36)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £95

59

Marvelman No 31 (L. Miller 1954)
Marvelman and the Miniature Bomb Plot
This is actually the seventh Marvelman issue and is scarce [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: U/S

60

Marvelman (L. Miller 1955-60s) 119, 130, 174, 293, 294
With Marvelman Magic Painting Book No 2
No 130, 174 back cover soiling and cross-outs [vg-/vg], Magic painting book has scuff from price sticker removal [vg/fn], balance [fn-/fn] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £60

61

Marvelman (L. Miller 1960s) 301, 305, 332, 334, 336, 347, 350, 352, 362
No 347, 350, 352, 362 [vg-/vg], balance 5 issues [vfn] (9)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £48

62

Young Marvelman No 32 (1954 actually No 7)
With Marvelman Family 9, 29, 30
No 32 [fn], 29 [vg+], 9, 30 [fn/fn-] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £50

63

Young Marvelman (L. Miller 1950s-60s) 154, 155, 210, 242, 254, 265, 305, 311, 350, 364
No 254 [gd-], 242 [gd], 305 [vfn], balance (some rusty staples) [vg/fn-] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £55

64

Marvelman/Superman/The Beatles
Marvelman (1954) 33 detached cover [gd], 67 light tan pages [fn-]
With Radio Fun (24 Oct 1959) Superman episode on pages 6 & 7 [fn] and Today Magazine (30 Nov 1963) Beatles cover and centre-spread pull-out poster [vg] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £42

65

Sexton Blake Library/The Case of Two Crooked Baronets original cover artwork (1954) by Eric Parker from Sexton Blake Library No 236
Poster colour on board. 19 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

66

Straight Arrow (1952 Cartoon Art productions) 1, 3 [vg/vg+]
With Straight Arrow (Streamline) 2-4 [fn/vfn] and Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders (WDL) 6, 7 [fn-]
(7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £55

67

Super-Detective Library (1950s-61) 15 (The Saint) [fn], 95, 103, 116, 144, 160, 177, 179, 183, 187, 188
With Spy 13 Summer Special (1966), Secret Agent Summer Special (1967), Secret Agent Holiday Special (1968, 1969)
103, 116, 144 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (15)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

68

Super-Detective Library (1956-57) 58, 60, 72
With Western Library (Am Press 1953-54) 79, 89, 98, 104
(Text stories with large illustrations to most pages) [vg/fn-] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £38

69

Thriller Comics (1951) 1-5
The Three Musketeers, Dick Turpin, Treasure Island, Robin Hood and Gulliver's Travels
Bright covers with rusty staple marks showing through. Cream pages. No 1 has biro owner name to lower back cover margin [vg-], balance [vg/vg+] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £226

70

Thriller Comics (1951) 6-10
Swords of the Musketeers, Ali Baba, Dick Turpin & Robin Hood
Bright covers with rust spots showing through, cream pages [vg/fn-] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £226

71

Thriller Comics (1952) 11-20
No 12: Dull detached cover, worn, rusty stapled spine [gd-], balance comics: bright covers with rust spots showing through, cream/off-white pages [vg/fn-] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £178

72

Thriller Comics (1952) 21-30
Bright covers with rust spots showing through, white/off-white pages [vg/fn-] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £158

73

Thriller Comics (1953) 31-40
Including Jane Eyre, Tom Brown's Schooldays, Castle Dangerous and Westward Ho!
Bright covers with rust spots showing through, cream pages [vg+/fn-] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £158

74

Thriller Comics Library (1953) 41-50
Including The Hunchback of Note Dame, The King of Sherwood, The Count of Monte Cristo, Lorna Doone, Guy Fawkes and Captain Blood
Bright covers with rust spots showing through [vg/fn-] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £95

75

Thriller Comics Library (1953-54) 51-60
Including Kenilworth, Hereward The Wake, Red Badge of Courage, Hopalong Cassidy, Scottish Chiefs and The Talisman
[vg/fn-] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £161

76

Thriller Comics/Picture Library (1950s)
58, 69, 74, 79, 81, 82, 92, 98, 102, 109 Christmas Carol, 136, 173, 204, 211, 218, 221, 225, 230, 235, 237, 241, 242, 245, 249, 253, 257, 261, 263, 265, 267, 269, 273, 277, 281, 282, 285, 289, 293, 297, 298
Starring Robin Hood, The Three Musketeers, Battler Britton and Spy 13
[gd/vg/fn-] (41)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

77

Air Ace Picture Library (Fleetway 1960-69)
1-17, 216, 227, 231, 239, 249, 258, 261, 315, 345, 365, 384, 410, 418, 432, 444, 446, 449, 457, 466, 467
With Air Ace Picture Library Holiday Special (1970, 1973) and Lion Picture Library (1963) 1-5, 8, 36
Air Ace PL 1-17 and Lion PL with small tape to top and bottom of spines [vg], balance [vg-/vg+] (46)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £131

78

Beezer (1960) 207-259
Complete year in bound volume
Starring Pop, Dick and Harry, My Pal Wonderwing, The Banana Bunch, Black Sapper and Ginger
Bright fresh colours, clean creamy white pages. The highest grade year to be offered at auction [fn+/vfn/nm] (53)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,047

79

Beezer (1962) 312-363
Complete year
Starring Pop, Dick and Harry, Ginger, The Banana Bunch and Baby Crockett
Bright covers, flat copies with no mail folds, most with some spine wear, pencil address to cover margins, 363 Xmas [vg+], balance [vg/fn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £643

80

Beezer (1963) 364-415
Complete year
Most issues with biro name to cover margins. Bright covers, cream pages with no mail folds, No 412 split spines with white tape repair [gd], 415 Xmas [vg-], balance [fn/fn+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £643

81

Bimbo 98 (1963) wfg Bimbo's Circus Train, No 283 (1966) wfg Baby Crockett Glove Puppet, Jack and Jill (3.10.1959) wfg Wonderful Toy Farm
With Jack and Jill Xmas issue 1962, Robin Vol. 9 No 42 (1961) wfg Robin's Cut-Out Toy Farm, Story Time No 2 (1965) wfg Pussy Willum's Tumbling Clown, No 20 wfg Riverbank Folk and Beano 2254 (1985) wfg Dennis The Menace Glove Puppet
Gifts as new, comics: Story Time [vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (8)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £161

82

Boy's World (1963) 1-23. No 1 wfg Pathfinder Compass, No 2 wfg Magic Notepad.
Wrath of the Gods colour centre spread by Ron Embleton, Hand of Fate by Brian Lewis. No 4: 5" cover tear (no loss), No 2: 2" narrow piece missing from top back cover. Both [vg-], No 1 [vg+], balance [vg/fn+] (23)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £202

83

8 Christmas Card original paintings (1960-62) drawn, painted and initialled by A.T. 'Bertie' Brown
Some are quite groovy, baby
Poster paint on card, all 7 x 5ins or larger (8)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £167

84

Commando At War (1954) 30 pg giveaway booklet (with cover art by Dudley Watkins) from Adventure No 1551
Featuring training methods, detailed illustrations of weapons and kit and the Commandos' daring deeds of WWII when six of their number were awarded the Victoria Cross for Valour
This was probably the prototype for D.C. Thomson's hugely successful Commando War Stories in Pictures Series in 1961. 8 x 5½"
With Your Battle File on the Commandos, 16 pg booklet presented with Battle Picture Weekly 10-24 April 1976
Commando At War [nm], Battle File on the Commandos [fn] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £36

85

Commando War Stories in Pictures No 1 (D.C. Thomson 1961)
Bright cover, sharp corners, tight spine, cream pages, the back cover has some light rubbing wear to the yellow colour [fn/vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,166

Part of the 'Battle' Archive of Picture Library booklets, this collection of Commando was put together and continuously upgraded over a 40 year period by the editor of 'Achtung Commando'. Quite simply, it is the finest Commando collection to be offered at auction.

86

Commando 2 (1961) 'They called him Coward!'
Bright covers, tight spine, off-white pages, minimal edge wear [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £321

87

Commando 3 (1961) 'A Guy Needs Guts'
Bright covers, tight spine, light tan pages [fn-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £619

88

Commando 4 (1961) 'Mercy For None!'
Bright covers, tight spine, cream/off-white pages [fn+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

89

Commando 5 (1961) Hellfire Landing
Bright covers, tight spine, light pencil name to b/cover with light factory crease mark, cream pages [fn/vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £298

90

Commando 6 (1961) They Came by Night
Bright covers, tight spine, cream pages [vfn-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £309

91

Commando 7 (1961) The Ship They Couldn’t Sink
Bright covers, tight spine, cream pages [fn+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £309

92

Commando 8 (1961) Red Runs the River
Bright covers with vertical crease by spine and small piece out of top back cover, cream pages [fn-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £113

93

Commando 9 (1961) Jungle Fury
Bright covers, tight spine, cream/off-white pages [fn/vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £131

94

Commando 10 (1961) Hun Bait
Bright covers, tight spine, white/off-white pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £113

95

Commando 11 (1961) Closer Than Brothers
Bright covers, tight spine, cream/off-white pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

96

Commando 12 (1961) The Desperate Days
Bright covers, tight spine, white pages [fn/vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £119

97

Commando 13 (1961) Death in the Sun
Bright covers, light spine bindery ripples, cream pages [vg/fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

98

Commando 14 (1961) Fly Fast Shoot First!
Bright covers, light spine stress lines, cream pages [fn-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £173

99

Commando 15 (1962) Jap Killer!
Bright covers, tight spine, cream/off-white pages [vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £131

100

Commando 16 (1962) Knife for a Nazi
Bright covers, tight spine, cream pages [fn+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

101

Commando 17 (1962) The Knifer
Bright covers, light spine bindery ripples, cream pages [fn-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £125

102

Commando 18 (1962) Lone Hero
Bright covers, tight spine, cream pages with darker margins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

103

Commando 19 (1962) The Death Dealers
Bright covers with two lower back cover creases, tight spine [vg/fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £214

104

Commando 20 (1962) Daredevil D.F.C.
Bright covers, tight spine with light bindery ripples [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £77

105

Commando 21 (1962) Blood River
Bright covers, tight spine with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

106

Commando 22 (1962) Cold Steel
Bright covers, tight spine, cream pages with darker edges [fn/vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £179

107

Commando 23 (1962) Hill 13
Bright covers, tight spine, cream pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £125

108

Commando 24 (1962) Gun Fury
Bright covers, tight spine, cream pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £125

109

Commando 25 (1962) Take No Prisoners!
Bright covers, tight spine with light bindery ripples, white pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £125

110

Commando 26 (1962) Killers from the Deep
Bright covers, tight spine, cream pages [vfn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £131

111

Commando 27 (1962) Scourge of the Japs
Bright covers, tight spine with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

112

Commando 28 (1962) Massacre in the Sun
Bright covers, tight spine with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

113

Commando 29 (1962) Sky Ace
Bright covers, tight spine with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

114

Commando 30 (1962) Island of Ghosts
Bright covers, tight spine with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £95

115

Commando 31-35 (1962)
Bright covers, tight spines with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £190

116

Commando 36-40 (1962)
Bright covers, tight spines with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn/fn+] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £226

117

Commando 41-50 (1962)
Bright covers, tight spines with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn/fn+] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £381

118

Commando 51-60 (1963)
Bright covers, tight spines with light bindery ripples. 59 & 60 with small biro address to top back cover [vg+], balance [fn/fn+] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

119

Commando 61-75 (1963)
Bright covers, tight spines with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn] (15)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £809

120

Commando 76-100 (1963-64)
Bright covers, tight spines with light bindery ripples, cream pages. No 76 small cover scrape by title [fn-], balance [fn/fn+] (25)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £976

121

Commando 101-125 (1964)
Bright covers, tight spines with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn/fn+] (25)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £357

122

Commando 126-150 (1964-65)
Bright covers, tight spines with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn/vfn] (25)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

123

Commando 151-175, 192 (1965)
Bright covers, tight spines with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn/fn+] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

124

Commando 176-200 (1966)
Bright covers, tight spines with light bindery ripples, cream pages [fn/vfn] (25)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £262

125

Creepy Worlds (A. Class 1963-70)
13, 46, 49, 50, 82, 90, 91, 99, 100, 102, 106, 108
With Uncanny Tales 31 (Reprints Tales of Suspense #66, Cap America/Red Skull origin) 42, 58
Bright covers with slight spine roll [vg/fn] (15)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £125

126

Denis McLoughlin painted and signed original front and back cover artwork (1960) from Buffalo Bill Annual No 12, 22 x 15 ins. With Mississippi gambler thrown overboard artwork, 13 x 9 ins and Robbers attacking a train artwork, 20 x 4½ ins artwork from Buffalo Bill Annual No 11, all by Denis McLoughlin (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £238

127

Football Free Gifts in Comics (1969-84)
Charles Buchan's Football Monthly (May 1969) wfg with Souvenir World Stars Album + insert of 20 Top Players. Scoop 4 page World Cup Bonanza Flyer and Scoop Soccer Game free gift, Champ 1 (1984) wfg Super Soccer Slide Guide and Champ No 1 Flyer, Scorcher (13.10.1973) wfg Football Wheel of Scorcher Super Stars. Shoot (6.9.1969), Shoot (22 & 29 Aug 1970) wfgs Shoot's Soccer Diary and 12 pg Data Sheet, Shoot (22.1.72) wfg Souvenir F.A. Cup Wall Chart. New Shoot (8.9.1984) wfg 2nd Division Team Ladders. Tiger (7-28 Feb 1970) wfgs My Favourite Soccer Stars Album with 24 of the 35 cards. Tiger (16 Oct-6 Nov 1971) with all free gifts Favourite Soccer Stars Album and 40 inserted photocards. Tiger and Scorcher 4 Oct 1975 Anniversary issue, 15 December 1979 Anniversary issue, 22.9.1979 wfg Silver Jubilee photo packed booklet of Sports Stars, Tiger 30th Anniversary (15.9.1984) and Xmas (1984) with Tiger Sports Library No 1 4pg Flyer
Gifts as new, flyers and comics: a few [vg], balance [fn] (22)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £180

128

Heros the Spartan original double-page artwork (1965) painted and signed by Frank Bellamy
From the Eagle Vol. 16: No 16 centre spread 1965
Zathran, the Commander of the Black Guard and Heros are tied together in a duel of death….
Pelikan inks on board. 28 x 20 ins. The 'Heros the Spartan' title lettering and square text boxes are laser colour additions to complete the look of the artwork and may be removed if required.
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £4,879

129

Frank Bellamy (1940s)
Two original charcoal sketches, both signed in capitals 'Frank A Bellamy' probably of his parents
9 x 12 and 10 x 14 ins (2 sketches)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: U/S

130

POW! No 1 (1967) wfg Spider-Matic Gun and all six Spider Disc Bullets in original press-out card
Starring The Amazing Spider-Man, The Dolls of St Dominic's by Ron Spencer, Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D, Dare-A-Day Davy by Ken Reid and Wee Willie Harris the Spy from Skye
Free gift as new, comic with clean, cream pages. The highest grade ever offered at auction [vfn/nm]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,920

131

POW! No 2 (1967) wfg Spider-Man Transfer
Free gift as new, comic with clean cream/light tan pages [fn+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £410

132

POW! No 3 (1967) wfg Haggis Launcher and Game Card in original bag
Gift clean and unused, comic [vg-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £410

133

Super D.C. (1969 Top Sellers) 1-12
No 1 wfgs Batman Poster and Superman Magic Disc in original printed envelope (missing wristwatch calendar)
Bright covers with some margin foxing, cream pages [vg/fn] (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £90

134

Super D.C. (1961 Top Sellers) 1 [gd/vg], 6.
No 1 wfg (different) Batman/Superman poster and Superman Magic Disc in original envelope with Ally Sloper (1976) 1, 3, 4 Denis Gifford's first British Comic Magazine with strips by Frank Hampson, Dudley Watkins and Frank Bellamy
[vg/fn] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: U/S

135

Tiger (Jan 2-Jun 25 1960)
Publisher's file copies. In half-year bound volume
Starring Roy of the Rovers especially written by Bobby Charlton; Olac the Gladiator and Jet-Ace Logan with full page ad for Buster No 1
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages. The bound volume has spine splits not affecting the comics. Jan 2, March 26 issues [vg], balance [fn/fn+] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £135

136

Tiger (Jan 7 - Jun 24 1961)
Publisher's file copies in half-year bound volume
Starring Roy of the Rovers by Bobby Charlton, Olac the Gladiator, Jet-Ace Logan, Spike & Dusty - Commando Raiders and Rusty Steele - Grand Prix Speedster! With double page and single page ads for Battle Picture Library No 1
Bright covers, cream pages. 2 issues [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £135

137

Topper (1965) 627 wfg Topper Thunderclap (taped corner), 629, 631, 633, 636, 638, 642, 651, 653, 655, 657, 659, 669, 671
With Topper (1966) 676, 680-691 (incl. 688 Easter), 693-695, 698, 700-707, 711, 714, 718 Fireworks, 721, 725 Xmas
Starring Mickey The Monkey, Beryl the Peril, Foxy and The Island from Nowhere
No 627 repaired interior spine with white tape, 653 invisible tape repaired 12 ins cover tear (no loss). Both [gd], a few [vg], balance (most issues with horizontal mail fold) [vg+/fn] (44)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £340

138

Topper (1967-68) 22 issues between Nos 727-826 including Xmas 1967
With Beezer (1966-69) 21 issues between 523-726 including Fireworks 1966
10 issues (incl Xmas 1967) [gd], balance 33 issues [vg/fn] (43)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £340

139

Garth: 'The Women of Galba' original artwork by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror 1 March 1973
Indian ink on board. 21 x 17 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £367

140

Cap Stardust original artwork from TV 21 No 101 pg 24, Aug 28 1971
Black pen on cartridge paper. 12 x 14 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £43

141

Garth: 'The Mask of Atacama' two original artworks drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror 24/30 August 1973
Indian ink on board. 21 x 17 ins (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £535

142

Plug No 1 (1977) wfg Screamin' Demon
[fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £19

143

Garth: 'The Mask of Atacama' original artwork drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror 5 October 1973
Indian ink on board. 21 x 17 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

144

Tiger Tim original artwork from Jack and Jill Annual (1972)
Poster colour on board. 12 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £43

145

Garth: 'Angels of Hell's Gap' two consecutive original artworks by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror 27/28 February 1975
21 x 17 ins (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £535

146

Doodle Bug (1987) 1-5
20 pages of fun-packed tasteless, disgusting, adult humour, North Yorkshire's answer to Viz. Typical cartoon: Dad, the door keeps jamming - picture of door with guitar singing 'Since my baby left me…' Typical strip: Superhero, The Spontaneous Combustion Man blows up in panel 5 ‘leaving no room for a sequel’.
Self-published by cartoonist Royston Robertson [fn-/fn+] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £55

147

Charley's War: 3 original artworks (1987) by Joe Colquhoun from Battle Comic No 635 4 July 1987
‘August 1916. Charley Bourne's platoon were out of the line in rest billets. Charley and Weeper are undergoing severe punishment for refusing to join a firing squad to execute their own captain, falsely sentenced of cowardice, as the camp undergoes a savage attack by German fighter-planes...’
Indian ink on card. 19 x 15 ins (3 consecutive artworks)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,095

148

‘A Man Called Probe' original splash page artwork drawn and signed by Enio for 2000AD prog 4
Written by Pat Mills in 1976, this story was pulled from publication for being too violent (along with the first strip of Judge Dredd) and this artwork was repurposed. Even the Fidel Castro look-a-like at the bottom was replaced without his cap and blonde hair! The story was re-titled M.A.C.H.1
Black marker pen on art paper. 20 x 14 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,380

149

Judge Dredd Magazine # 83 (1995) 2 pages of original artwork drawn, painted and signed by Steve Sampson pages 2 and 5 from the Face of Justice story
Black ink and wash on card. 15 x 18 ins (2 artworks)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £232

150

Strontium Dog - The Life and Death of Johnny Alpha original lower page artwork by Carlos Ezquerra for 2000 AD, December 2011 with colour full page print of the artwork and Ezquerra biography
Indian ink on paper. 8 x 12 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

151

Wombles original front cover artwork by Jesus Blasco for Jack and Jill Weekly 30 Aug 1980
Gouache on board. 15 x 13 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: U/S


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