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May 2022 Results

British comics, annuals & artwork

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

1

The Million (Geo Newnes 1893) Nos 55, 61, 67, 68, 81 with covers showing The Royal Weddings of King George V, The Czar of Russia, The Duke of York and Lord Cromer
With Robin Hood Library 28 Xmas 1919 and 9 advertising inserts from the turn of the Century from The Captain and The Young Ladies’ Journal
The Million issues retrieved from bound volume [vg/fn] (15)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £36

2

Union Jack (1905-1930) 97, 100, 105, 109, 122, 125, 142-144, 159, 170-175, 180, 182-184, 403, 405, 407, 409-412, 415, 416, 419, 421-424, 426, 427, 429 (37)
With 25 further issues between 600-1419 (mostly propaganda war stories) including No 1204 wfg Armistice Issue colour plate and 1413-1419 wfgs complete 14 World Famous Aircraft pictures in Union Jack Album
All issues starring Sexton Blake, Detective (and the 1st appearance of his bloodhound, Pedro in No 100).
Some issues retrieved from bound volumes, mostly rusty staples [gd/vg+] total (62)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £179

3

Adventure (1922-1940)
Most issues with free gifts where offered. 25 wfg, 198, 199 wfg, 201 wfg, 202, 203 wfg, 204 wfg, 205 wfg, 207 wfg, 210 wfg, 211, 212, 379 wfg, 381 wfg, 382 wfg, 533, 535 wfg, 565 wfg, 566 wfg, 591, 592 wfg, 777 wfg (and Hotspur 157 back page ad for it), 832 wfg, 902, 903 wfg, 907 wfg, 909 wfg, 911, 914 wfg, 958 Hitler, Goering, Goebbels propaganda war cover, wfg. With four further free gift booklets
[vg/vg+] (31)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

4

Gem (1929) 1105-1120 (missing 1111) with complete free gifts Marvels of the Future Picture Cards (including the one for 1111!)
Picture cards as new, comics with rusty staples [vg-/fn-] (15)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £161

5

Modern Boy (1933) 257-308
Complete year in bound volume with Mickey Mouse full page comic strips (in issues 302-308) and featuring Captain Justice, Biggles and the White Fokker, - Man Hunt in the Air , - in the Dragon’s Lair, - and the Flying Arsenal, - Last Flight complete stories and Sir Malcolm Campbell motor racing stories
[fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £143

6

Modern Boy (134-35) 81 issues between 312-412
With Biggles Flies East complete 14 chapter story (399-412), many Biggles short stories and Mickey Mouse full page comic strips in most issues. No 399 wfg Mechanical Wonders of 1935 Booklet
Bright covers, rusty migrated staples, cream pages [vg-/vg] (81)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £48

7

Picturegoer Postcard Album ‘My Film Favourites’ (1930s-40s) with Club Membership card and 241 high quality photo postcards including Greta Garbo (4 different studies), Mae West (2), Marlene Dietrich (2), Rudolph Valentino (6), Barbara Stanwyck, Shirley Temple (4), Mary Pickford, Errol Flynn, Nelson Eddy, Jeanette MacDonald, Joan Crawford (4), Fred Astaire(2), Ginger Rogers, Laurel & Hardy (3), Ronald Colman, Gary Cooper, Clark Gable (4), Charlie Chaplin, James Cagney, Al Jolson (3), Humphrey Bogart, Tom Mix (4), Buster Keaton, Lon Chaney, Doris Day (4) the list goes on and on ...
[vfn/nm] (241)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

8

Ranger (1931-33) 10-23, 36, 37, 73-75, 86 (x2), 100 and new series No 15 wfg Ranger Picture Album complete with all pictures inserted
Rusty staples with some well-worn spines [gd/vg] (23)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £50

9

Skipper (1932-40) Special issues and issues with free gifts. No 75: wfg Foreign Stamp Album, 107: wfg Foreign Stamp Album and packet of stamps, 225 Xmas 1934, 291: wfg Punishment Through the Ages Picture Album, 313: wfgs Album of Pirates & Who’s Who of Pirates, 341: wfg Slip-Flip Album and Badges of the Fighting Flyers, 343, 344: wfg large format The King’s Air Force, 419: wfg Thundering Guns, 440: wfg Index Album of 24 Motor Cars complete, 455: Cricket Secrets, and (1939-40) 482, 489, 514, 527 propaganda WWII Nazi covers
[vg-/fn-] (14)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

10

Cute Fun No 28 (1940) original front cover artwork drawn and signed by ‘Bang’, E.H. Banger. Tiny Tramps, Tip and Topper get hooked on the catch of the day
Indian ink on cream card. 18 x 13 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £369

11

Tip Top Comics n.n. (1940/41 L Miller)
There were only two L. Miller reprints of this U.S. title
CGC 4.0
Off-white pages
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £29

12

1940s Local Press low print runs: Flag 1 (Reynard Press), High Jinks 1 (Hamilton), Gee-Whiz 1 (International Publ. Glasgow), Jolly Western 5 (Martin & Reid), Joyride 3 by Bob Wilkin (Wm. Forster), Rocket n.n. (Hotspur Publ.), Star Flash 1 (Philmar)
[vg/fn] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £262

13

Beano (1943-45) 215, 249, 250, 251
Propaganda war issues - Save Paper with Lord Snooty and Hairy Dan
[fr/vg/vg/gd-vg] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

14

Beano (1945) 256-259
Propaganda war issues - Save Paper with Pansy Potter and Snitchy & Snatchy. Also starring Pansy Potter (with guest appearance Magic Lollipops), Lord Snooty, Tom Thumb and Six Brands for Bonny Prince Charlie by Dudley Watkins
[vg-/vg] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £89

15

Beano (1945) 261-265, 274
Propaganda war issues - Save Paper with Rip Van Wink and Pansy Potter
261 [vg-], balance [vg] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £131

16

Beano (1948) 330, 331, 332 April Fool [vg], 339, 340, 341, 342, 347 Fireworks [fn+]
balance issues [vg+/fn] (8)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £369

17

Beano 351 Xmas (1948)
Biffo invites all the Beano characters to his very Expensive Christmas Party
[fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £143

18

Dandy (1938-39)
34, 44, 54, 63, 64, 68, 70, 83, 91, 99, 107
Well-worn, torn, taped, incomplete, some covers and pages missing [pr/fr] (11)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £137

19

Dandy (1939) 59, 69, 75
[vg+/vg/gd-vg] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £155

20

Dandy (1939) 77-81
No 78 [vg+], balance [vg] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £155

21

Dandy (1939) 88, 89, 92-95, 100 (Desperate Dan makes Hitler say ‘Heil Dan’}
Nos 88, 92, 100 [gd/gd+], balance 4 issues
[vg-/vg+] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

22

Dandy (1939) 108 Xmas, 109
Propaganda war issues with second and third Addie and Hermy the Nasty Nazis
No 108 [vg/fn], 109 back cover half length split spine [gd/vg] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £143

23

Dandy low grades (1940)
112, 122, 123, 125, 136,140, 142, 148, 156, 158
Propaganda war issues [fr/gd] (10)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £55

24

Dandy (1940) 115, 128, 131, 135
Propaganda war issues with Addie & Hermy, those Nasty Nazis and No 128 Hitler and Goering balloons front cover
115 clear tape to interior R.H. cover edge [vg], 128, 131 [vg/fn], 135 [fn] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £131

25

Dandy (1940) 136, 138, 139, 153
Propaganda war issues
[vg/fn] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

26

Dandy (1941) 163-168
Propaganda war issues with Addie & Hermy, Korky and Desperate Dan
No 167 taped brittle edges [fr/gd], balance
[vg-/vg] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £131

27

Dandy (1941) 170-172
Propaganda war issues [vg-/vg] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £89

28

Dandy (1943) 251-255
No 251 [gd/vg], balance [vg] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £89

29

Dandy lower grades (1944-45)
262, 263, 265-267, 286, 296, 297, 300, 302, 304 with 345 (1947)
No 286 First illustrated Danny Longlegs by Dudley Watkins
[gd/vg-] (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £89

30

Dandy (1945)
284, 285, 287, 288, 290-294, 296, 297, 301, 303-307
[vg-/fn] (17)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £161

31

Dandy 308 (Xmas 1945)
[vg+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

32

Dandy (1946) 309-334 Xmas
Complete year (issued fortnightly). Dudley Watkins starts signing his work, his famous signature first appearing in Desperate Dan and Danny Longlegs, issues 327 and 326
Nos 322, 325 [gd], 334 Xmas [gd/vg], balance
[vg/fn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £714

33

Danny Longlegs original April Fool’s Day artwork (1947) by Dudley Watkins for The Dandy but unpublished according to our research
Indian ink on card highlighted with red crayon. 22 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: u/s

34

Magic (1940) 72, 73
Propaganda war issues with Peter Piper and Gulliver strips by Dudley Watkins, Koka and The Tickler Twins in Wonderland with Pete of the Spitfires foiling a band of Nazi parachute troops and fishing for a U-boat
Retrieved from a bound volume, trimmed with 5 pulled through sew-holes to spine [gd-vg] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £196

35

Adventure (1949) 1263-1269 featured the new comic strip ‘Black Slink the Shadow Spy’. This was regarded as breach of the Superman copyright by D.C. Comics in the United States and banned from future publications. After only four episodes The Black Slinked away.
Rare [vg] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £43

36

Beano (1950)
392, 393, 399, 400, 406, 413, 414, 416, 418-420, 423-425, 427, 428, 430, 432, 434-440 Xmas, 441
Nos 400, 406, 413, 416 [gd], 440 Xmas [fn], balance [vg/fn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £196

37

Beano (1951)
456, 457, 459, 462, 464, 466-475 with (1950) 400, 416
Nos 462, 473 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (17)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £95

38

Beano (1952)
501, 503, 510, 511, 513, 517, 526-534, 536-538, 544, 545 and (1951) 473. Including Fireworks [vg-] and Xmas [vg]
No 531 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (21)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £333

39

Beano (1952)
511, 529, 530, 531, 534
[vg/fn] (5)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £38

40

Jimmy and his Magic Patch: two printer’s proofs from The Dandy (1950s)
10 x 8 ins (x2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: u/s

41

Beezer (Jan-Dec 1956) 2-50 and 95 (Fireworks 1957)
Starring Ginger, Pop, Dick & Harry, Calamity Jane, Mick on the moon and the Banana Bunch by Leo Baxendale
Flat, fresh copies. Nos 2, 31, 32, 43 [vg+], balance [fn-/vfn] (50)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,452

42

Beezer (Jan-Dec 1957) 52-102 (near complete year missing No 51) with 125 (1958)
Starring Pop, Dick and Harry, Ginger, The Banana Bunch, Kings of Castaway Island, Calamity Jane and Baby Crockett
Flat, fresh copies. Rare in these grades [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £904

43

Beezer (Jan-Nov 1958) 103-150 (missing issues 117, 145, 146)
Starring Pop, Dick and Harry, Ginger, Blood Brothers of the Spanish Main, The Banana Bunch, Baby Crockett and Calamity Jane
139 [vg], balance [fn-/vfn] (45)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £690

44

Black Magic Album 1 (1954 Arnold Book Co) Jack Kirby cover art
Stan Lee, Jerry Robinson, Joe Maneely, Simon & Kirby stories. (Reprints US Black Magic # 20)
Bright, fresh cover and spine, ½ ins tear to lower back cover, light tan pages with darker margins [fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £36

45

Cowboy U.S. reprints plus (1950s)
Durango Kid 1, 9 (Frazetta ‘Dan Brand’ art) 20, Billy The Kid 36, Black Diamond 8, Casey Ruggles 26, 31, 34, Cowboy Western 17, Don Winslow 115, 134, Gunsmoke Trail 2, Little Sheriff Vol. 3: No 1, Pancho Villa 15, Pecos Bill Vol. 2: 6, 8, 11, Vol. 3: 7, Roy Rogers 31, 56, 63, Sergeant O’Brien 66
[vg-/vg+] (22)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

46

Dandy (1952) 528-579
Complete year in bound volume. No 529 Keyhole Kate rare front cover appearance with Korky. No 558 Desperate Dan and Korky cover story. July and August issues had low distribution due to industrial action that year so complete issues for 1952 are hard to assemble
No 529 back cover scrape and wear [vg], balance bright fresh covers, cream pages [fn/vfn/nm] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £738

47

Dandy Monster Comic (1952) Korky’s Toy Shop
Bright boards with 3 ins vertical bend to top board. Some scuff marks to edge at centre spine. No dedication, cream pages [vg/fn]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £33

48

Dandy (1954) 632-683 Xmas
Complete year. Introducing Young Drake - the adventures of Sir Francis Drake as a boy. First episode by Dudley Watkins, then continued by Paddy Brennan. First ‘My Gang by Whacker Wilson’ by Ron Smith (later to find international fame as the iconic artist of Judge Dredd). With Little Angel Face, Ken Reid’s first work for The Dandy
No 673 one fifth back cover piece torn away, 676 (Fireworks) creased back cover with 4 ins tear and small edge piece torn away. Both [gd], 640, 665, 667 [vg] 649 [fn-], balance 46 issues bright fresh colours, creamy white pages [fn/vfn/nm] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £785

49

Dandy (1956) 737-788
Complete year with first Black Bob picture series by Jack Prout, Crackaway Jack by Paddy Brennan and Bing-Bang Benny by Ken Reid
25 issues have brittleness to bottom page edges with some loss [gd-/gd], balance including April Fool, Fireworks and Xmas [vg/fn+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

50

Dandy (1958) 841-892
Complete year in bound volume. Starring Robin Hood in ‘The Mystery of Sherwood Forest’ by Paddy Brennan, Korky, Desperate Dan, The Smasher, Bing-Bang Benny and Roly-Poly Joe with two World Cup and Entertainment Stars ad inserts
Neat biro name to most top cover margins, cream/light tan pages [vg/fn/fn+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £536

51

Dandy (1959) 893-944
Complete year with Jules Verne’s Round The World in 80 Days by Paddy Brennan, The Boy with Iron Hands by Bill Holdroyd, Robinson and his Dog Crusoe, not forgetting Korky and Desperate Dan
943 [vg], 895, 898, 944 Xmas [vg+], balance
[fn-/fn+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,047

52

Dan Dare Space Ship Builder No 1 (1953) Construction Set by A & M Bartram Ltd complete and strung to original card backing board with illustrated construction manual
The box is warped with bright cover illustration by Frank Hampson. This is an original A & M Bartram sales sample. 12 x 16 ins. Some small rust spots to metal, otherwise unused. Rare
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £274

53

Dan Dare Visionmaster telescope (1953)
In original (worn, slightly crushed) box. 6 ins long (unexpanded)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £36

54

Cortez, Conqueror of Mexico, original Eagle artwork (1950) by William Stobbs.
With original comic Vol. 1, No 20 1950
Young Cortez and his ship mates encounter a wild storm crossing the Atlantic…
William Stobbs (1914-2000) was head of design at the London College of Printing illustrating over 100 books including 20 of his own. ‘Cortez’ was his only comic strip artwork
Poster colour on board. 21 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £428

55

Fans’ Star Library (1958-60) 1-54
Complete run including Elvis, Sinatra, Belafonte, Brando, James Dean, Mariln Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Ava Gardner, Cliff, Sophia Loren, Grace Kelly, Liz Taylor, Kim Novak, Jayne Masnfield, Paul Anka, Connie Francis, Gina Lollobrigida and The Everley Bros. (There are two issues of No 2 Elvis Presley one [gd], the other [vg+]
Rusty staples with some spots showing through covers. A few [gd/vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (55)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £357

56

Ghostly Weird Stories 1 (Arnold Book Co 1953) reprinting U.S. Ghostly Weird Stories # 122 with L. B. Cole cover, Matt Baker art and pre-code horror stories
[vg-]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £381

57

Kid Colt Outlaw Album No 1 (Thorpe & Porter 1958)
U.S. Atlas Kid Colt reprints
CGC Qualified Grade 5.0
Page 64 missing not affecting story. Off-white pages
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £50

58

Picturegoer (1950s) 17 issues with covers of Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, Sophia Loren, Joan Collins, Rita Hayworth and Jayne Wyman. With 3 issues of Clubman Man’s Magazine all with Marilyn Monroe full page photographs
[vg/vg+] (20)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

59

Riders of The Range/Jeff Arnold ‘The Mystery of Ghost Mountain’ original story boards (1950s) for the Martin Lucas Ltd Mini Cine film strip
The Jeff Arnold / Eagle story was edited and printed onto card with background original art and text added. The complete 9 board story was then pasted up for film strip photography and viewed clockwise from the top. An unique original piece of Eagle history. 13 x 16 ins (x 9 boards)
With Riders of the Range made up jig-saw puzzle and original box
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: u/s

60

Rocket (1956) 1-32
Complete run edited by Douglas Bader and starring Captain Falcon by ‘Frank Black’ (Basil Blackaller), Flash Gordon by Mac Raboy, Johnnie Hazard and Brick Bradford U.S. reprints. Issues 13-27 highlight the new Forbidden Planet film starring Robbie the Robot illustrating stills from the movie and offering free cinema tickets to Rocket Club members
Only these 32 issues were published before amalgamation with Express Weekly
[vg/fn] (32)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

61

Rover (1957-64)
All issues with free gifts and ads for free gifts
1646, 1647, 1702, 1821, Rover and Adventure 23, 30 Sept 1961, 1963: Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 1964: Oct 17, 24, 31st with 4 pg Flyer, Rover 606 (1933) Special Xmas Number, Hotspur 210 John Brown African-American Slaves cover, Lion (1956) 212, ‘213/217’ printing strike amalgamated numbers issue and Lion 257 (1957) 1st Robot Archie
[vg/fn] (21)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £155

62

Saber original artwork (1969) drawn and signed by Denis McLoughlin for Tiger & Hurricane 25 Jan 1968
Saber is trapped by Abur the tyrannosaurus rex
Indian ink on board. 20 x 16 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £309

63

Swift (1955) Vol. 2: 1-39 in bound volume with loose issues 40-53 completing the year.
With Tarna Jungle Boy, and No 31 starting the double page adventure of King Arthur and his Knights by Frank Bellamy. With Michael Bentine’s Bumblies
Bright, fresh covers, cream/light tan pages (53)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £131

64

Robin Hood original artwork (1956) by Frank Bellamy for Swift Vol. 3, No 41 pg 2 (1956)
Black ink and wash on board. 18 x 14 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £559

65

Super-Detective Library (1953-58)
9, 10, 14, 20, 23, 44, 49, 53, 62, 97, 98, 101, 105, 137
Including The Island of Fu Manchu by Sax Rohmer, The Black Abbot by Edgar Wallace, Sherlock Holmes [vg], The Case Books of Lesley Shane with Rod Collins and Rick Random - Space Detective
Rusty staples with rust spots showing through covers. A few [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (16)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £208

66

Superman Oz reprints (1958) 99, 108 with Radio Fun (Dec 12 1959) Superman cover and double-page story
[vg/vg+/vg+] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £71

67

Thriller Comics Library (1957) 151-170
Starring The Three Musketeers, Dick Turpin, Moby Dick, Captain Blood, Battler Britton, Robin Hood and Jesse James
Bright covers with rust spots showing through, cream pages [vg/fn] (20)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £220

68

Thriller Picture Library (1957) 171-190
Starring Knight of the Red Eagle, Crazy Horse, Rob Roy, Dick Turpin, Battler Britton, Claude Duval, The Three Musketeers and Max Bravo
Bright covers with rust spots showing through, cream pages [vg/fn] (20)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £220

69

Topper (1957) 205-256 (Near complete year missing 211, 214)
Starring Mickey The Monkey and Oliver Twist by Dudley Watkins, Beryl The Peril and Captain Bungle
No 205 [vg], 207, 253 [vg+], balance [fn/vfn] (50)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £393

70

Topper (Jan-Nov 1958) 257-300 Fireworks (missing 253, 254) with Mickey, Beryl, Foxy, Nancy and White Wolf
No 279 [vg+], balance [fn-/vfn] (42)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £369

71

Young Marvelman Annual 1 (1954 L. Miller) [fn]
Super Duper Omnibus Annual (1949 Cartoon Art) with dust jacket (missing one flap) [vg]
(2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

72

Buster 1 (1960)
Starring Buster, The Son of Andy Capp, Phantom Force 5, the Terrors of Tornado Street, The Sea Hawk and Milkiway - the Man from Mars [fn]. With Film Fun 2225 (8 Sept 1962) wfg Vickers Vanguard model as new (the last issue before amalgamation with Buster)
[fn-] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

73

Buster (1963) 5 Jan - 28 Dec 52 issue complete year. Starring Buster, The Shrinker, The Black Axe, Bruce Forsyth and Maxwell Hawke
12 issues with owner name lightly stamped to cover margin [fn], balance [vfn/nm] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £559

74

Buster (1964) 4 Jan - 26 Dec 52 issue complete year with Buster’s Diary, The Shrinker, Black Axe, Captain X, Strongbow, The Astounding Adventures of Charlie Peace and (24 Oct) 1st appearance of Morecombe & Wise
9 May has 1½" lower margin tear to all pages [fn-], balance [vfn/nm] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £416

75

Buster (1965) 2 Jan - 25 Dec 52 issue complete year with (27 Feb) first Buster and The Big One amalgamation wfg Zoom-A-Jet. The Toys of Doom story begins by Solano Lopez wfg (30 Oct) Guy Fawkes Mask and first Thunderbolt The Avenger story
NB Fleetway’s printers started putting staples in the last 6 issues which inevitably rusted [fn-], balance issues [vfn/nm] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £857

76

Creepy Worlds 32 (A. Class 1966)
U.S. cover and story of Fantastic Four # 1. With Lee/Ditko stories
Slightly rolled spine, ½ ins top and bottom spine wear, cream/light tan pages [vg+]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £369

77

Creepy Worlds (A. Class 1967) 52, 59, 64
US cover and story Daredevil #3 and Strange Tales # 121 (Human Torch/Fantastic Four & Dr Strange)
No 52: rolled spine, some loose pages [gd/vg], 59 [vg+], 64: rolled spine, loose first page [gd/vg] (3)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £36

78

Creepy Worlds (A. Class 1967-68) 69, 90, 91 and 155 (1979)
No 69 reprinting Amazing Spider-Man # 13 cover and story
Slightly rolled spines [fn/fn-] (4)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £50

79

Out of This World 17 (A. Class 1963)
Reprinting Amazing Fantasy # 15
With two panels cut out of page 6/7 [gd]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £178

80

Secrets of the Unknown (A. Class 1966-69) 58, 59, 62, 67, 91
With Outer Space 2 and Weird Planets 13
No 62 reprints Strange Tales # 120 cover and stories ‘When the Human Torch meets the Ice Man’ and ‘Doctor Strange enters the House of Shadows’. No 67 reprinting Fantastic Four Annual # 3 starring Cap. America, The X-Men, Daredevil and Doctor Doom not forgetting the wedding of Reed and Sue!
[vg/vg+] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £48

81

Sinister Tales 23 (A. Class 1965)
Reprinting cover and story of Tales of Suspense # 39. The first appearance of Iron Man
Cover half split from spine, back cover reattached with archival tape [gd]
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £172

82

Sinister Tales (A. Class 1966-74) 32, 56, 59, 67, 74, 134
No 56 reprints Doctor Strange in Strange Tales # 121
Some loose pages [gd], balance issues include Lee/Ditko, Romita and Colon Stories. Rolled spines
[vg/fn-] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £31

83

Uncanny Tales (A. Class 1964-67) 17, 27-30, 40, 43, 49
No 28 reprints cover and story from Amazing Spider-Man # 16, No 29 reprints Thor cover and story from Journey Into Mystery # 98, Ditko story from Tales of Suspense # 11 and Kirby/Ditko story from Tales to Astonish # 8. No 49 The Man in the Bee-Hive story from Tales of Suspense # 42 by Lee/Kirby/Ayers
Some rolled spines, No 28 [vg-], balance [vg/fn] (8)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

84

Alan Class reprints (1960s)
Amazing Stories of Suspense 31, 72, 73, 80 (including 3rd app. Iron Man, Flash Gordon, The Phantom), Astounding Stories 6, 28, 36, 48 (including Dr Strange, Fantastic Four, X-Men vs The Avengers and Lee/Ditko stories. Slightly rolled spines, 6, 31 some loose pages [gd], balance
[vg/fn-] (8)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

85

The Daughter of Lorna Doone, two consecutive original colour artworks by Ron Embleton for Princess Magazine (early 1960s)
Markham, Sir William and Alec fight to the death as Amber saves the day - and the wedding!
Bright poster colours on board. 23 x 17 ins (x2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £643

86

Fantastic (1967-68) 3-89 final issue
Starring the Amazing Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, Dr Strange, X-Men, Hulk, Iron Man and Thor U.K. reprints
Bright fresh covers, rusty staples, issues 3-49 have neat biro address to top back covers. No 54 [vg-], balance [vg+/fn] (87)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £226

87

Frankenstein 1 (Thorpe and Porter 1960) Reprinting Frankenstein # 1 (Dell Comics), Mystery In Space 9, Fantastic Tales 2, 5, 12, Fantasy 2 (John Spencer & Co) and Spectre 1. Frankenstein [vg], balance rolled spines [gd/vg+] (7)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £43

88

Gun Law original colour artwork (1963) by Paddy Nevin for T.V. Express No 327
Marshall Matt Dillon is out of Dodge as the Masked Bandit strikes again…
Poster colours on card. 21 x 16 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £161

89

Heros the Spartan original double-page artwork (1962) painted and signed by Frank Bellamy for The Eagle Vol. 13, No 45 centrespread 10 November 1962
Caesar has sent Heros, with a hundred men, to conquer the mysterious Island of Darkness but Heros’s cohort is ambushed by animal-like warriors. Luckily the survivors reach a stockade, built by previous ill-fated legions. That night, from the mountainside, an awesome figure taunts Heros and his men to battle ...
Pelikan inks on board, 28 x 20 ins. The Heros the Spartan title lettering and square text boxes are laser colour editions to complete the look of the artwork and may be removed if required
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £5,176

90

Hotspur (1962-69) No 155 wfg 16 famous football Teams in History complete set in illustrated wallet, with 4 pg advertising Flyer (and Dandy from which it comes). No 362 wfg Hotspur Red Flash Glider and Flyer. No 363 wfg Super Boomerang and 4 pg Flyer. No 412 wfg Hotspur Glider. No 413 wfg 8 Football Fan Stickers and Wizard 1698 wfg Lightning Skimmer and 4 pg Flyer.
Gifts as new, comics [fn/fn+] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £196

91

It’s Terrific (1967-68) 2-43 final issue
Starring Captain America, Hulk, The Avengers, Dr Strange and Iron Man U.K. reprints
Biro delivery address to back cover margin. No 2, 31 [vg-], balance [vg+/fn] (41)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £178

92

Judy (1960-66) 1-5 wfgs 12 Young ballerinas of 1960 photos complete (from issues 2-5), 56, 57, 89, 158, 159, 210-212, 262-264, 311, 314, 315 with Princess 17 Sept 1960 wfg My Album of Royalty with all photos inserted, Romeo (1957) 15, 16 and 234 (1962) wfg Romeo Picture Wallet with Cliff and Elvis colour photos, Roxy 3 (1958), Valentine Oct 1 1960, 28 Dec 1963 (Beatles cover) and two Elvis full page pictures given away with Valentine. With Bunty 1566 (1988) wfg double-sided Pop Poster and Whizzer and Chips 21 Feb 1970 wfg Lunar Launcher and Splashdown Capsule. Judy 1, 2 [gd] balance [vg/fn] (28)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £250

93

Look and Learn original back cover artwork (1968) Defeating The Dutch by Eric Parker for Look and Learn No 326, 13 April 1968. From The Scrapbook of the British sailor series.
3 ins sealed tear to lower margin. Poster colour on board. 21 x 17 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: u/s

94

Mystic (L. Miller 1960) 55, 56
Reprinting Avengers # 4 cover and story of Cap America 1st Silver Age appearance and Avengers # 8 cover and story: 1st Kang the Conqueror
No 55 worn spine [vg-], No 56 [vg-] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £89

95

Oor Wullie original artwork (1965) drawn and signed by Dudley Watkins for the Sunday Post Fun Section No 743, 31 Oct 1965.
Mince, mashed neeps and tatties are whit the wee lad has fer lunch but his hallowe’en turnip lantern is mashed by a steamroller. The hall lampshade from the hoose will do and PC Murdoch comes to the rescue wi’ a bulb n’ battery
Indian ink and half-tone on card. 19 x 15 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £976

96

POW! (1967-68) 4-86 last issue
Unabridged run with U.K. reprints of U.S. Amazing Spider-Man # 3-33 and Fantastic Four # 27-37 plus Experiment X, The Two Faces of Janus, George’s Germs with Ken Reid’s Dare-A-Day-Davy and The Cloak. Including No 53 first POW! and WHAM! amalgamation and No 41 editor’s Pay copy
Twelve issues [gd/vg], balance [vg/fn/fn+] (84)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £214

97

Super DC (1969-70) 2-14 final issue
Starring Batman, Robin, Superman, Superboy, Lois & Jimmy. British art covers, US reprints stories
No 2 (vg], balance [fn/fn+] (13)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £83

98

Television Show Book (1965)
With Television Stars book (1966) both by Purnell & Son. Featuring Ready, Steady, Go!, The Fugitive, Z-Cars, Stingray, The Saint, Juke-Box Jury, The Avengers, Peter Cook & Dudley Moore, Danger Man, Lost in Space, 77 Sunset Strip, Gene Barry and David Janssen interviews
[fn/vfn] (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £65

99

TV Century 21 (1965-68)
1-6*, 7-140, 143, 150, 157, 161, 170, 173, 181 (x 2), 182-185, 188-190, 192, 196, 215, 217
*The first 6 issues have had their centre page Stingray episodes removed and stuck together in a worn amateur compilation which is also part of this lot. TV Century 21’s iconic status was largely due to the influence and deployment of the greatest artists of their day in its production. Frank Bellamy and Don Harley drew Thunderbirds, Mike Noble and Don Lawrence took turns at Fireball XL5 and Rons Embleton and Turner drew The Daleks, Stingray and Captain Scarlet. Even Dan Dare’s legendary creator, Frank Hampson, drew Lady Penelope in issues 40-45
Issues 1-6 [fr/gd], 7-12, 17, 37, 51, 113 [gd/vg], balance issues, most with neat biro name to top cover [vg/fn+] (162)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £809

100

Valiant Picture Library (1963) 1, 2, 6, 9, 15, 24, 28, 31, 83, 124
With Lion Picture Library 2, 4, 23, 54, 61 with War Picture Library 198 (which has colour back page ads for Valiant Picture Library 1 & 2)
No 6, 15, 61 [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (16)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £184

101

Victor (March-Dec 1961) 2-45 with all free gifts in Nos 2-5: Sportsman’s Wallet and 12 Football Club photos including the Man Utd team photo taken just before the Munich air disaster. Nos 19 + 20 full pg ads for Commando 1 & 2, No 29 - 33 with all 22 Star Football Teams of 1961 ad Victor Sports Wallet
Cards and wallets [nm]. Comics [fn/fn+] (44)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £476

102

Victor (1962-65) 12 special issues and comics with free gifts. 1962: Nos 58-61 wfgs Cup-Tie Stars of all Nations complete in Victor wallet. No 66 (from which The Great Escape movie was made), No 91 The Dam Busters. 1964: 150 New Year, 151 full page Victor Boomerang ad, 152 wfg Boomerang. 1965: 4 pg flyer for Stand-Up Portraits of Famous Footballers, Nos 204-206 wfgs complete set of 20 Stand-Up Famous Footballers
Gifts as new, comics [vg/vg+] (12)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £369

103

NO LOT

104

Bullet (Feb-Dec 1976) 1-46
Complete year with free gifts for Nos 1, 2 & 32. No 1: Secret Sign Ring, 2: Fireball Survival Manual and Wallet and No 32: Super Pocket Printer. Starring Fireball, The Smasher, Survivor and Wolf Man
[fn/vfn/nm] (46)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £173

105

Doctor Who original double page artwork (1977) by John Canning for Mighty T.V. Comic 1327 (21 May 1977)
The Klings attack the Tardis with their deadly Storn-Sticks as the Doctor plans a counter attack …
Born in London in 1923, John Canning went to the Hornsey College of Art before joining the RAF as a pilot during WWII. He worked as a commercial artist after the War and his first comics work was drawing the Ladybird adventure for Swift. T.V. Comic then employed him to draw the first Doctor Who series with William Hartnell in the title role in 1966. He drew Tom Baker in 1975-79 whilst also illustrating the Avengers, Charlie’s Angels and the Dukes of Hazard before completing the fourth Doctor Who series in 1980
Indian ink and wash on board. 26 x 20 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: u/s

106

Doctor Who 12" Radio Controlled Dalek in original box (2004) with instructions,
Missing Remote Control Unit
Box has some tears to clear acetate and cardboard [vg], Dalek model as new
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: u/s

107

Garth: ‘Freak Out to Fear’ (1974) two original artworks drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror, 6.8.’74 and 12.9.’74
Indian ink on board. 21 x 7 ins (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £666

108

Look-in (1972) 1-52
Complete year. Starring The Fenn Street Gang, Please Sir!, Timeslip, Follyfoot, On The Buses, The Osmonds, Rod Stewart, Cliff & Elvis
10 issues with no back cover, 4 issues with competition cut-outs and some pop star pin-up pages missing [gd/vg/fn-] (52)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £149

109

Garth: ‘The Angels of Hell’s Gap’ (1975) original artwork drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror 13.2.’75
Indian ink on board. 21 x 7 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £286

110

Daily Mirror Book of Garth (1976) art by Frank Bellamy
With Fantasy Advertiser Vol. 3 Nos 50 & 54 (1973-75). With Bellamy interview and portfolio content and Fraser of Africa by Hawk Books (1990). Look and Learn book of The Trigan Empire (1973) and The Trigan Empire (Hamlyn 1978) both with Don Lawrence art
Fantasy Advertisers [vg+], balance books
[vfn/vfn+] (6)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £43

111

Garth: ‘The Bubble Man’ (1975) original artwork drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror 25.11.’75
Indian ink on board. 21 x 7 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £405

112

Savage Sword of Conan (1975) 1, 2 (x 2), 3-18 complete run.
No 1 without poster [fn+/vfn+] (19)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £29

113

Garth: ‘The Spanish Lady’ (1976) two original artworks drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy for the D. Mirror (No K 136 undated) and 7.7.’76
Indian ink on board. 21 x 7 ins (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,000

114

Garth original artwork by John Allard for the Daily Mirror 14 July 1971
Two light bends to the board, not breaking the ink. Indian ink on board. 21 x 7 ins
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £345

115

Star Lord (1978) 1-22
Complete run wfgs for 1-3. Strontium Dog by Carlos Ezquera, Planet of the Damned and Timequake by Ian Kennedy and Ro-Busters by Carlos Pinto all begin. Hell Planet Game in issues 4-7 complete.
[vfn/nm] (22)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £89

116

Target (1978) 1-19
Complete run with Nos 1 and 3 free gifts Target Superbikes, Charlie’s Angels posters, Starring Kojak, Charlie’s Angels, Cannon, Hackett and Hazell
[vfn] (19)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £101

117

Wizard (Feb-Dec 1970) 1-46
Complete year with free gifts with No 1 Sure-Shot Shooter in illustrated bag, 2 & 3 with Great Football Stars of 1970, No 4 Squirty Ring in illustrated bag, No 13 with the Team That Won the World Cup Picture Booklet, No 14 with World Cup Scorebook, No 34 with Football Pocket Pull-Out in Wallet, No 35 with 12 Great Captains colour photocards
[vg+/fn+] (46)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £369

118

Charley’s War: 3 original consecutive artworks (1984) by Joe Colquhoun for Battle No 623 pgs 9-11.
"The Battle of the Somme July 14, 1916! The British cavalry advanced … toward a German ambush! Then, at the last moment, a British spotter plane was alerted to the danger by "Lonely", one of Charlie Bourne’s comrades. Lonely died, warning the plane of the hidden danger, and now ..."
Indian ink on card. 19 x 15 ins (3 artworks)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,333

119

Charley’s War: 3 original consecutive artworks (1984) by Joe Colquhoun from Battle No 624 pgs 2-4
"The Battle of the Somme July 14, 1916. The British cavalry attacked and in the ensuing action, the leading war-horse, Warrior, was hit. Sixteen-year-old Charley Bourne, who found the wounded horse, was faced with an agonising decision."
indian ink on card. 19 x 15 ins (3 artworks)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £1,809

120

Dan Dare Planet Gun (J.L. Randall 1953)
Worn, taped box [vg-], contents as new
With The Race To Mars Space Game complete with board, dice and counters (1950s) (2)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £89

121

Commando War Stories in Pictures (1970) 501-543, 546-552
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages [vg/fn] (50)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £143

122

Commando (1971-72) 50 issues between 555-631
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages [vg/fn] (50)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £95

123

Commando (1972-73) 45 issues between 632-700
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages [fn-/vfn] (45)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £95

124

Commando (1973) 701-709, 711-750
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages [fn/vfn+] (49)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £71

125

Commando (1973-74) 751-788, 790-800
Bright covers, cream/light tan pages [fn-/vfn] (49)
Winning bid incl. 19% Buyer's Premium: £71


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