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September, 2004 Results
British comics, annuals & artwork
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Note: Prices Realised include 10% Buyer's Premium.

1

The British Boy (1921) 1-24
United Newspapers. Complete 24 issue run in bound volume. Blue wash front covers [vg] (24)
Winning Bid: £220

2

The Pioneer (1934) 1-25
Am Press. In bound volume. No 3 with free gift World Clock And Mileage Chart. [gd/vg] (25)
Winning Bid: £220

 

The following four lot run of Amalgamated Press ‘Penny’ titles from the 1930s are noted for their high grades.

3

Funny Wonder (1933-37) 68 issues between 1025-1235
Starring Pitch And Toss by Roy Wilson. Charlie Chaplin by Bertie Brown. Large format light aqua coloured paper, a few issues [vg], balance [fn+/vfn+] (68)
Winning Bid: £169

4

Jester (1934-37). 32 issues between 1710-1860
(with 1802-1826 unbroken run) starring Basil And Bert by Roy Wilson, Gary Cooper Picture Stories. Large format, light aqua coloured paper, three issues [vg], balance [fn+/vfn+] (32)
Winning Bid: £77

5

Jolly (1935-36). 29 issues between 47-95
Starring Will Hay, Master Of Mirth. Pink colour pages. 94 [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (29)
Winning Bid: £133

6

Chips (1933-36). 19 issues between 2218-2398 with Butterfly (1933-36). 11 issues between 828-995
9 issues [vfn], balance [vg/fn] (19)
Winning Bid: £67

7

Pluck (1922) 1-10 and six later issues. Am. Press. In two bound volumes [vg/fn] (16)
Winning Bid: £121

8

Surprise (1932) 1-8. Am Press. Detective story papers in bound volume [vg]
Winning Bid: £121

9

Pip & Squeak Annual (1927-30)
D Mirror. Four annuals with 1928 and 1929 retaining printed rice paper covers. Brisley, Jacobs, Folkard and Cowell colour plates. Bright boards, cream pages [vg/fn] (4)
Winning Bid: £121

10

Wilfred’s Annual (1928, 1929)
Browne, Brisley, Ellerby colour plates. 1929 with dust jacket [vg/fn] (2)
Winning Bid: £52

11

Gem (1932-33) 90 issues between 1252-1350
Spines professionally taped and strung – retrieved from bound volumes [vg/vg+] (90)
Winning Bid: £66

12

Gem (1934-35) 82 issues between 1351-1454
Spines professionally taped and strung – retrieved from bound volumes [vg/vg+] (82)
Winning Bid: £37

13

Gem (1936-37, 1939) 89 issues between 1455-1663 last issue
Spines professionally taped and strung – retrieved from bound volumes [vg/vg+] (89)
Winning Bid: £34

14

Magnet (1937-8) 27 issues between 1553-1582 incl Xmas
Medium staple rust [vg/fn-] (27)
Winning Bid: £50

15

Boys’ Friend Library (1930-33)
222, 230, 256, 271, 278, 287, 292, 311, 318, 330, 352, 379
292, 379 (no back cover) [gd-], balance [vg/fn] (12)
Winning Bid: £72

16

Boys’ Friend Library (1936-39)
518, 537, 554, 561, 599, 608, 636, 657, 684, 679
518, 537, 561, 679 taped spines [fr/gd], balance [vg/vg+] (10)
Winning Bid: £44

17

Schoolboys’ Own Library (1938-40) 20 issues between 357-411
[vg/fn-] (20)
Winning Bid: £36

18

Key No 1 low grade reading copies
Rover 1 (1922), Skipper 1, 2 (1930), Hotspur 1, 2 (1933), Champion 1 (1922), Cheerio 1 (1919), Pilot 1, 2 (1935), Boys Broadcast 1 (1934) and Boys’ Magazine 1 (1922)
Worn, torn, tanned reading copies with some brittleness [pr/fr] (11)
Winning Bid: £62

19

Rover (1922) 2, 3, 5-28, 29-53, 61
in two bound volumes. The volumes are amateur bound with tight cropped margins and some later issues have minor edge chipping. Light tan pages [gd/vg-] (53)
Winning Bid: £121

20

Adventure (1937) 806 with free gift King’s Army Book; 831 with free gifts Champions Of The Wild; The Thrill Book of Escapes; 832 with free gifts 1000 years From Now; Savage And Deadly Hunters; 840 Xmas Number with free gift Secret Signs And Seals. Most gifts have cover illustrations by Dudley Watkins and all are as new. Comics: bright colours, creamy white pages. Rare in this grade [vfn/vfn+] (4)
Winning Bid: £82

21

Adventure 735 (Xmas 1935), 787 (Xmas 1936), 847, 848, 849, 877, 948 (Xmas 1939) and 1072 from 1943. 787 [fr], balance [fn/vfn+] (8)
Winning Bid: £55

22

Hotspur (1933-35)
3 Xmas numbers in bound volume [vfn-/vfn] (3)
Winning Bid: £45

23

Hotspur (1936) 123-157, 162, 173 Xmas
13 issues contain free gifts of Domino Cards, Cowboy Books, Picture Cards in original envelopes. With D C Thomson headed letter and envelope (1941) "Hotspur back issues 1936, 1937 now out of print". 4 issues [gd], 4 issues [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (37)
Winning Bid: £308

24

Hotspur (1937) 178, 189-226 incl Big Xmas number
Issue 210 shows Negro Slaves cover and tells the story of ‘Liberator’ John Brown. Rare factual story ‘They Shall Be Free’ that continued through seventeen following issues. 12 issues contain free gifts: 189 King’s Coronation book; 210 Beneath The Waves, Pathfinders Of Terrible Trails books; 211 Death Squadron, Highwayman books by D Watkins and 9 picture card sets. 178 [gd], balance [fn/vfn] (39)
Winning Bid: £308

25

Hotspur (1938) 227-279
Complete year with full complement of free gifts: Picture Albums Of Buffalo Bill Exploits; Fighting Mounties and Catch-My-Pal Cards [fn/vfn] (53)
Winning Bid: £429

26

Rover (1935-37) 714 Special Xmas Number
with free gift: Nosey Parker’s Midget Comic; 773 with free gift CID Album and badge; 774 with free gift: Big Badge Book [fn/vfn] (3)
Winning Bid: £44

27

Rover [1937-38) 781 with free gift King’s Empire Book; 817 (Xmas 1937); 822 with free gifts Mighty Monsters, World’s Toughest Men books; 821 with free gifts They Defy Death, Blood Feuds And Fights books; 848, 849, 859 and 974 (1940), 1061 (1943). 1061 [vg+], balance: Gifts as new most covers by Dudley Watkins, comics [vfn/vfn+] (9)
Winning Bid: £106

28

Skipper (1934-36) 186, 216, 225 Xmas, 227, 228, 231, 233, 236, 239, 273 Xmas, 312
with free gifts Who’s Who Of Aeroplanes, Album Of Aeroplanes; 313 with free gift Who’s Who Of Pirates, Album Of Pirates; 314. Gifts as new, comics 186 [vg+], balance [fn+/vfn+] (13)
Winning Bid: £105

29

Skipper (1937-39) 363, 378 Xmas, 380, 381, 388 with free gift Bull’s-Eye Shooter Gun, 382-387, 389-391, 395 with free gift Wild West Dominoes, 407, 409, 415, 480. Gifts as new, comics 415 [gd], balance [fn/vfn+] (19)
Winning Bid: £206

30

Wizard (1933-36) 574, 625, 680, 731
Four Christmas numbers [fn-/vfn-] (4)
Winning Bid: £48

31

Wizard (1937-39) 751 with 4 free cards, 778 with free gift Battlers Of The Iron Road, Desperate Days Of The West books, 779 with free gift Treks Of Blood And Ice And Terror, Our Forefathers The Cave Men books, 782 big Xmas number, 811, 816, 890 and 1242 Xmas 1949. 751 [gd], balance [fn/vfn+] (8)
Winning Bid: £88

32

Children’s Newspapers (1930s)
Boys And Girls (D Mail) 10 issues incl. Xmas 1936; Children’s Own (D Express); 2 from 1933; Children’s Own (S Pictorial) and Jolly Jack’s Weekly [gd] (S Dispatch) [vg/fn] (14)
Winning Bid: £13

33

1930s-40s Selection
Boys Own Paper
(March 1942) including Biggles story The Purple Plague; The Scout (1933); 1337 Xmas number; Buzzer No 8 (1937); Champion 809, 1030; Triumph 706; Playbox 671 Xmas 1937 [vfn] with 4 other issues; Tiger Tim’s Weekly 707, 834; Schoolgirl 521 [vg/fn] (14)
Winning Bid: £31

34

Just William: The Book Of The Film (1939) Newnes. Richmal Crompton. Hardback with worn dust jacket with some loss to top and bottom spine
Winning Bid: £50

35

Mickey Mouse Weekly 1 (1936)
Mickey and Pals in first photogravure printed comic [vg+]
Winning Bid: £134

36

Mickey Mouse Weekly 2-10
Bright flat copies, rare in this grade [fn/vfn] (9)
Winning Bid: £152

37

Mickey Mouse Weekly 11-17, 36 with Post Toasties Post 1, 2 (1936); Mickey Mouse Children’s newspaper in original mailing envelope. 36 [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (10)
Winning Bid: £85

38

Modern Wonder (1937) 1-6, 8, 31 Odhams Press
1-6 small back cover cut-outs [vg+/fn] (8)
Winning Bid: £48

39

Wild West Weekly 1 (1938) Am Press
with free gifts Hill-Billy Round-up Song Book, Half-A-Million Redskins Take The War Path book. Bright cover, creamy white pages, rusty staples [fn+]
Winning Bid: £39

40

Beano Comic 2 (1938) Big Eggo Hatches a Surprise!
Bright cover colours, some minor overlapping edge tears, medium wear to back cover. Rare, only a handful of copies known to exist [vg]
Winning Bid: £2,057

41

Beano Comic 3 Big Eggo Alarms Firemen!
Bright cover colours, printed slightly off register, light tan pages, medium wear to back cover and 2ins. taped tear. Rare, only a handful of copies known to exist [vg]
Winning Bid: £1,210

42

Beano Comic 4 Big Eggo Pinches A Thief!
Bright cover colours printed slightly off register, light tan pages, general wear to back cover. Rare [vg]
Winning Bid: £930

43

Beano Comic 5 Big Eggo Fire Breather!
Bright cover colours with two 2ins cover tears, centre page overhang small edge tears, light tan pages. Rare [vg]
Winning Bid: £806

44

Beano Comic 6 Big Eggo Carousel
Bright cover colours, light tan pages, medium wear to back cover. Rare [vg]
Winning Bid: £622

45

Beano Comic 7 Big Eggo Fire Extinguisher!
Bright colours, light tan pages, back cover foxing. Rare [vg]
Winning Bid: £622

46

Beano Comic 8 The Lost Egg!
Bright colours, light tan pages. Rare [vg+]
Winning Bid: £655

47

Beano Comic 11 Big Eggo Paints Painter!
Bright colours, light tan pages with light grubbiness [vg]
Winning Bid: £349

48

The Dandy Comic No 1 (1937)
with free gift Express Whistler and original four page ad for Nos 1 and 2 from the Hotspur.
Korky, Desperate Dan and Keyhole Kate start their mirthful adventures. Bright fresh cover colours with cream/light tan supple pages. There is a two inch blind tear passing through the words "Express" and "Free" at the bottom of the front cover. The tear does not extend to the comic’s edge and may have been originally caused by the free gift inclusion. There are less than ten first issues known to exist and this copy is the highest grade ever offered at auction [fn+]. The Express Whistler is the only known example.
Winning Bid: £20,350

49

The Dandy Comic No 2
with free gift Jumping Frog and original four-page ad for Nos 1 and 2.
Bright fresh cover colours with cream/light tan supple pages. There is a three inch tear at the centre of the cover by the spine with a half thumbnail size loss between Korky panels one and four. This may have originally been caused by the free gift inclusion. Only a handful of copies known to exist. The Jumping Frog is in full working order and one of two known examples [fn-]
Winning Bid: £3,768

50

The Dandy Comic No 3
Korky Steals the Fisherman’s Breakfast!
Bright fresh cover colours, cream/tan pages. Tiny corner piece missing from lower front cover. Only a handful of copies known to exist [fn+]
Winning Bid: £1,815

51

Dandy 20 (1938) First Easter issue
Bright cover colours, tan pages, five sew-holes to spine [vg-]
Winning Bid: £100

52

Dandy 21 Crow Crows Over Korky!
Bright cover colours, tan pages, five sew-holes to spine [vg-]
Winning Bid: £105

53

Dandy 22 Wind-up Mouse Puts Wind Up Mice!
Bright cover colours, tan pages, five sew-holes to spine [vg-]
Winning Bid: £91

54

Dandy 23 Korky Wins The Race – By Air!
Bright cover colours, tan pages, five sew-holes to spine [vg-}
Winning Bid: £68

55

Dandy 24 Korky Balloons Into The Dog-house!
Bright cover colours, tan pages, five sew-holes to spine [vg-]
Winning Bid: £105

56

Dandy 54 (1938) Korky Topples The Stilt Man [fn-]
Winning Bid: £154

57

Dandy 56 Christmas number [vg+]
Winning Bid: £304

58

Dandy 59 Korky’s Pelican Begs A Free Fish Supper! [fn]
Winning Bid: £157

59

Dandy 60 Korky Gets The Sentry The Boot! [vg+]
Winning Bid: £145

60

Dandy 62 Korky Takes An Old Salt Down A Peg (leg)!
Bright fresh colours, light tan pages [vfn]
Winning Bid: £207

61

Dandy 65 The Zoo’s Goat Gives Korky A Lift! [fn-]
Winning Bid: £148

62

Dandy 69 Championship Kittens!
3 ins tear and creases to cover and smaller tears to interior margins of four pages [gd] with torn incomplete issues 63, 64 and some loose pages [pr] (3)
Winning Bid: £24

63

Dandy 83 Cat Catches Tiger!
Slight cover creasing [fn-]
Winning Bid: £100

64

Dandy Monster Comic 1 (1939)
First Dandy annual with Korky introducing his chums. Bright boards, professionally restored spine with original spine illustration overlaid. New end papers; ink dedication, tan pages. Apparent [vg+]
Winning Bid: £968

65

Dandy Monster Comic 2 (1940)
Korky On A Trapeze. Professionally restored spine with complete original spine illustration. Bright front board with restored built-up corners. Neat dedication, some interior tan page chipping. Apparent [vg-]
Winning Bid: £423

66

Dandy Monster Comic 5 (1943)
Korky leads the Bicycle Race. Bright boards with slight corner bumps. Overall minimal wear. No dedication. Sealed one inch tear to front end paper, cream pages. Rare in this grade [vfn]
Winning Bid: £2,794

67

Dandy Monster Comic (1944)
Goalie Korky Out Of Puff!
Overall wear, ink dedication, light tan pages [vg-]
Winning Bid: £392

68

Magic Comic 4 (1939)
Worn grubby reading copy with some margin and corner loss to two pages [fr]
Winning Bid: £50

69

Magic Comic 11 no back cover, with Dandy (1938-45) 28, 33, 61, 66, 68, 96, 97, 113, 142, 153, 169, 174 April Fool, 194, 198, 216, 243, 296 and 597 (1953). Worn, torn reading copies [pr/fr] (19)
Winning Bid: £180

70

1930s D C Thomson / Am. Press Free Gifts
Beano Big-Bang Fun-Gun
(poor condition) from Beano No 36; Dandy Monster Nougat Bar wrapper from Dandy No. 40; Ink blot, black spider from Hotspur; Magic Fire Powder, Glow Paints both from Adventure; Rocket Glider from Hotspur; 28 Domino Cards from Skipper; 10 enamel joke badges; Wonder Cardboard Gun; Buck Jones Thrill Book (Film Fun), Thundering Herds Of The West; Album Of Famous Radio Stars (School Friend); My Book Of Cowboys (Knockout);’ Barry Ono Trade Postcard; Shirley Temple Ring in box and Red Frog from Dandy No. 2 (badly rusted with broken spring) (16)
Winning Bid: £601

71

Beano (1940) 101-106
Propaganda war issues. 101, 105 two file holes to spine, some brittle edges [fr/gd], balance [gd/vg] (6)
Winning Bid: £225

72

Beano 107-109
Bright cover colours with some margin foxing [vg/vg+] (3)
Winning Bid: £145

73

Beano 110-124
Brittle issues, most with file holes to spine [pr/fr] (15)
Winning Bid: £139

74

Beano 125-127
125 and 127 both Xmas issues. 126 and 127 brittle edges [gd/fr/fr] (3)
Winning Bid: £268

75

Beano (1941) 128-137
128 brittle [fr], 132, 134 [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (10)
Winning Bid: £356

76

Beano 139-146
141 April Fool, 145 new cover logo from blue/red title to red/yellow title. 139 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (8)
Winning Bid: £344

77

Beano 148-152, 155, 157
155 [vg-], balance [vg+/fn-] (7)
Winning Bid: £288

78

Beano 160-168
163 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (9)
Winning Bid: £387

79

Beano 169 Xmas issue
Bright cover colours, some foxing near spine, cream/light tan pages [vg+]
Winning Bid: £139

80

Musso The Wop original propaganda artwork by Arthur Jackson from The Beano Aug 30 1941.
Tough guy Musso pushes everyone around until he comes face to face with Mister Churchill! Indian ink on card 14 x 6 inches
Winning Bid: £247

81

Desperate Dan original propaganda artwork by Dudley Watkins from The Dandy Nov 1st 1941.
Dan bores a secret tunnel under the Atlantic for our supplies of tanks, petrol, butter, and lollipops; the U boats fire torpedoes at themselves and a German battleship scuttles itself out of boredom! Indian ink on card, 15 x 19 inches
Winning Bid: £920

82

Dandy (1940) 117, 120, 121, 123 incl Easter issue
Addie and Hermy propaganda strip [vg/fn-] (4)
Winning Bid: £212

83

Dandy 132, 138, 140-142
141 Nazi mice cover! 3 issues [gd/vg], balance [vg+/fn-] (6)
Winning Bid: £257

84

Dandy 149, 151, 152, 154-157
155 [vg-], balance [vg/fn+] (7)
Winning Bid: £259

85

Dandy (1941) 163-165, 167, 168, 172, 173, 178, 191
Propaganda war issues. 178 third of page 14 torn away [gd], balance [vg/fn] (9)
Winning Bid: £321

86

Dandy (1942) 207, 211, April Fool, 214, 219, 222 [vg/vg+] (5)
Winning Bid: £158

87

Dandy (1944) 257-282 complete year in bound volume. Propaganda war issues.
3 issues [vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (26)
Winning Bid: £496

88

Magic-Beano Book (1945)
Leap-frog with Big Eggo. General wear, spine worn away top two inches. Ink dedication. Light tan pages [gd]
Winning Bid: £309

89

Magic-Beano Book (1947)
Big Eggo Hungry For Beano characters. General wear, dull boards with front board crease [gd]
Winning Bid: £205

90

Magic-Beano Book (1948)
Big Eggo’s Marching Band. Dull boards, overall wear, spine mostly complete [gd]
Winning Bid: £154

91

Magic-Beano Book (1949)
Biffo reduces Bigg Eggo In Front of Maxi’s Taxi! Good colour boards and spine, no dedication, light tan pages [vg]
Winning Bid: £338

92

Sammy Shrinko original artwork drawn and initialled by Allan Morley from The Beano (c1949)
Sammy makes the shed too small – his pal can’t park his bike at all! Indian ink and red crayon on card, 6 x 14 inches
Winning Bid: £112

93

Hotspur (1943) 454-479
Complete year of propaganda issues, one with original mailing envelope [fn/vfn-] (26)
Winning Bid: £157

94

Hotspur (1945) 507-532 Xmas. Near complete year missing 528, 529 [fn/vfn] (24)
Winning Bid: £109

95

Hotspur (1946) 533-560 Complete year incl Xmas [fn/vfn] (28)
Winning Bid: £198

96

Film Fun Annual 1 (1938)
Laurel & Hardy. Harold Lloyd, Joe E Brown. Bright boards, clean creamy white pages [fn]
Winning Bid: £302

97

Film Fun Annual 2 (1939)
Bright boards, clean creamy white pages [fn+]
Winning Bid: £121

98

Film Fun Annual 3 (1940)
Bright boards, clean creamy white pages [fn+]
Winning Bid: £85

99

The Broons Book 3 (1948)
Paw reads the paper, the twins read The Dandy, Maw gets the tea! D C Thomson printed some early hardback versions of The Broons books which were not generally distributed and this is one of them. Medium general wear with ‘1947’ neatly written to front board lower corner and spine, clean tan pages. Rare [vg]
Winning Bid: £1,212

100

The Broons original artwork drawn and signed by Dudley Watkins from The Sunday Post 30 Oct 1955. Halloween fancy dress mixes up The Broons o’ Glebe Street with The Glebes o’ Broon Street! Indian ink on card,
14 x 17 inches
Winning Bid: £1,333

101

The Broons Book 5 (1952)
Tea-time at Glebe Street No 10. Early hardback version not generally distributed. Some front board edge scuffing with ‘1951’ neatly written at lower corner and spine. Clean tan pages.
Rare
[vg]
Winning Bid: £553

102

The Broons Book (1956)
The Broons family picture window! Early hardback version not generally distributed. Some light wear to backboard only with ‘1955’ neatly written to spine. Clean cream/light tan pages. Rare [vfn]
Winning Bid: £333

103

Rupert Book (1947) D Express [vg-] with Rupert Annual (1948) Marks & Spencer.
Fox Chats to Rupert From A Tree.
Some pages crayonned in [vg] (2)
Winning Bid: £36

104

Rupert Books 1949, 1951, 1952
1949 name and small doodle to cover, 1951 missing spine, 1952 White paint spots over ‘Rupert’ title [gd] (3)
Winning Bid: £68

105

Classics Illustrated Adventure Stories (1950s) Thorpe & Porter
Handbound book containing Robin Hood, Robinson Crusoe and Ivanhoe Classics Illustrated. Scarce [vg+]
Winning Bid: £55

106

Classics Illustrated Great Indian Stories (1950s) Thorpe & Porter
Handbound book containing The Pioneers, The Pathfinder, The Deerslayer and The Prairie Classics Illustrated. Scarce [vg]
Winning Bid: £132

107

Okay/Adventure Annuals (1956-59) T V Boardman
Dennis McLoughlin cover art and stories. Robot Empire, Captain Daring, Plastic Man, Doll Man with Lone Star Annual No. 2, One Okay Annual has dust jacket [vg], balance [fn] (6)
Winning Bid: £44

107A

Eagle Comic 1 (1950) Dan and the Spacefleet, PC 49 start their adventures
Worn spine, cream/light tan pages [vg-]
Winning Bid: £183

108

Eagle Vol 3 (1952) 1-52
Near complete year missing No 46. [vg/fn] (51)
Winning Bid: £170

109

Dan Dare Pop-Up Book (1953) Juvenile Production [fn]
Winning Bid: £154

110

Dan Dare Journey Into Space card game (c1950s) Pepys. Instructions and cards as new. Box [vg] with Dan Dare’s Anastasia Jet Plane Presso Book (large format, with illustrations by Frank Hampson) [vfn] (2)
Winning Bid: £121

111

Dan Dare black and white artwork by Keith Watson from The Eagle Vol 14 No 9 (1963)
"Dan Dare holds back the crushing rocks as Digby is rescued from the buckled helicopter …", 20 x 15 inches
Winning Bid: £325

112

The Eagle Book of Magic (1950s) Hulton Press
Three cardboard press-out models remain of fifteen. Book [fn+]
Winning Bid: £7

113

The Eagle’s Jeff Arnold Belt & Tie in presentation box. Belt and tie unused, box [vfn] with Riders Of The Range boxed card game
Cards as new. Box [vg] (2)
Winning Bid: £264

114

Eagle Jeff Arnold Jig-Saw Puzzle (1950s) Waddingtons. "Jeff Arnold Breaks a Bronco" 200+ pieces complete in colourful, slightly crushed box [vg]
Winning Bid: £91

115

PC 49 Toilet Soap (1950s) Droyt Products
Unused PC 49-shaped soap in original packaging and box [fn]
Winning Bid: £28

116

Eagle Passport (1960) with the complete four weekly pull-out supplements enclosed. With Marvels Of This Modern Age (1962) Eagle free gift with 12 cards complete [fn/vg+] (2)
Winning Bid: £28

117

Girl Annuals 1, 2 (1953-4) Hulton Press
Bright boards, no dedication, creamy white pages [fn-/fn+] (2)
Winning Bid: £28

118

Express Weekly (1957-59)
93-107, 114, 127, 129, 131-133, 136, 137, 138 x2, 139, 140, 142-171, 188, 224-232
Wulf The Briton and Battleground by Ron Embleton. 5 issues [gd], 20 issues [vg], balance [fn/fn+] (67)
Winning Bid: £352

119

Hotspur (1950) 687-704
Near complete year, missing 694, including April Fool, Xmas issues. 704 [gd], balance [fn/vfn] (17)
Winning Bid: £61

120

Lion (1952-60)
1, 8-12, 56, 82, 84-86, 99 and seventeen issues between 117 - Jun 1959 with Tiger: 9 issues between 47 - Oct 1960. Heavily rusted staples [gd] (38)
Winning Bid: £62

121

Space Gun And Flying Saucers free gift from Tiger comic 1 (1957) in original bag and Victor Sports Wallet (1961) with 22 star football teams full set.
Winning Bid: £182

122

Magic-Beano Book (1950)
Biffo Paints Big Eggo. Front board 2 inch edge wear, good colours and spine, neat dedication, cream/light tan pages [vg-]
Winning Bid: £160

123

Beano Book 1951
Rodeo Biffo [vg]
Winning Bid: £99

124

Beano (1952) 21 issues between 499-533
5 issues [gd], balance [vg] (21)
Winning Bid: £128

125

Beano Book (1954)
Biffo Hangs From Tree, Dennis Pinches. Bright fresh boards and spine, no dedication, cream/light tan pages [fn+]
Winning Bid: £85

126

Beano Book 1953
Policeman In The Drink. Bright boards, neat dedication, creamy white pages [fn-]
Winning Bid: £64

127

Dandy Book 1953
Mice at Dinner Table. Bright boards, no dedication, clean light tan pages [fn-]
Winning Bid: £73

128

Dandy Book 1953 [vg]
Winning Bid: £24

129

Dandy Book 1954
Bargain Top Hat! [fn-]
Winning Bid: £73

130

Black Bob original artwork "Plucky Pals Bob And Nick" by Jack Prout from The Dandy and Black Bob Book 1957. Indian ink on card, 11 x 17 inches
Winning Bid: £192

131

Black Bob original artwork by Jack Prout
A Fall From The Bank… Indian ink on card, 10 x 10 inches
Winning Bid: £111

132

Roxy 1 (1958) with free gift Tommy Steele Lucky Guitar Pin [vg]
Winning Bid: £44

133

Super-Detective Library (1953) 11-18
The Saint, Dick Barton, Bulldog Drummond [vg/vg+] (8)
Winning Bid: £94

134

Super-Detective Library 20-29 [vg+/fn] (10)
Winning Bid: £109

135

Super-Detective Library 31-39 [vg/fn] (9)
Winning Bid: £73

136

Super-Detective Library 40-49 [vg+/fn] (10)
Winning Bid: £92

137

Super-Detective Library (1959-61) 144, 150, 153, 155-157, 160, 161, 178, 182, 184, 188
Rip Kirby, Buck Ryan, John Steel [vg-/vg] (12)
Winning Bid: £85

138

Tales Of Dread Album (1959) GT Ltd
US Charlton b & w reprints of Steve Ditko, Gene Colan [fn]
Winning Bid: £17

139

Batman (1950s) 21-32
6d Australian reprints incl. Joker, Two Face, Catwoman, Superman covers. 27, 28, 31, 32 split or taped covers [gd], balance [vg/fn+] (12)
Winning Bid: £99

140

Batman 35-37, 40-46, 48, 51
6d Oz reprints. Joker, Penguin, Vicki Vale. 35, 37, 40 no back cover, 46, 51 taped covers [fr/gd], balance [vg/fn] (12)
Winning Bid: £150

141

Batman 66-74, 86
6d Oz reprints. 86 [pr], 70, 72 [gd], balance [fn/fn+] (10)
Winning Bid: £185

142

Batman 54, Superman 50, 58, Super Adventure 45
6d Oz reprints. [vg+/fn-] (4)
Winning Bid: £20

143

Super Adventure (1950s) 60, 62, 65-72, 86, 87. 6d Oz reprints. [vg/fn+] (12)
Winning Bid: £57

144

Super Adventure 88-95, 97, 99-103, 105, 108-115. 6d Oz reprints. Reading copies, all with clear or brown tape to spines [fr/gd] (23)
Winning Bid: £48

145

Superboy (1950s) 69-78, 102
6d Oz reprints. 75, 78, 102 [vg-], balance [vg+/fn] (11)
Winning Bid: £44

146

Superboy 103, 105, 107-113, 115, 116, 118-122, 124-131
6d Oz reprints. Reading copies, four missing back covers, with taped spines [pr/fr/gd] (24)
Winning Bid: £17

147

Superman (1950s) 12, 15, 16, 19, 23, 24, 31, 33, 35. 6d & 8d Oz reprints. 19, 23 [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (9)
Winning Bid: £85

148

Superman 33, 39, 49, 79, 82, 86, 89, 94
33, 79 [vg], balance reading copies [fr/gd] (8)
Winning Bid: £25

149

Young Marvelman Annual 1 (1954) L Miller
YM Shakes Hands With An Alien. Neat owner name to cover, general overall wear [vg]
Winning Bid: £40

150

Dennis The Menace original artwork by Davy Law from The Beano 1419, Sept 27 1969
Dennis Teaches Gnasher To Fly But His Challenge Rebounds In The Dog Race! Poster paint on card, slightly faded, 21 x 16 inches, with original comic
Winning Bid: £880

150A

Beezer 1 (1956) Ginger and The Banana Bunch
Some margin foxing, horizontal centre fold, light tan pages [vg-]
Winning Bid: £88

151

Beezer (1963) 26 issues between 380-415 Xmas and 3 incomplete copies [gd/vg] (26)
Winning Bid: £63

152

Beezer (1964) 40 issues between 416-467 Xmas [gd/vg+] (40)
Winning Bid: £109

153

Beezer (1965) 468-519 Xmas
Near complete year missing issues 509, 515 [vg-/fn-] (50)
Winning Bid: £79

154

Boy’s World Vol 1 (1963) 27 issues between 18-49 plus No 34 from Vol 2. Wrath Of The Gods and Iron Man by Ron Embleton [vg-/vg] (28)
Winning Bid: £54

155

Boy’s World Vol 2 (1964) 1-12, 14, 16-27, 29-40
Ghost World by Frank Bellamy [vg/vg+] (37)
Winning Bid: £109

156

Buster (1963) 33 issues, incl Xmas, unnumbered
9 issues [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (33)
Winning Bid: £100

157

Buster (1964) 50 issues incl Xmas near complete year
Unnumbered [vg/fn] (50)
Winning Bid: £242

158

Buster (1965) 45 unnumbered issues with 16 from 1966 [vg/fn] (61)
Winning Bid: £121

159

Eagle Vol 16 (1965) 47 issues between 2-52 Xmas with 11 assorted issues from 1964-65
A few [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (58)
Winning Bid: £85

160

Eagle Vol 17 (1966) 1-53 Complete year [vg/fn+] (53)
Winning Bid: £145

161

Eagle Vol 18 (1967) 1-52 near complete year missing issue 46 with Vol 19 (1968) 1-9 [vg/fn+] (60)
Winning Bid: £85

 

The World Adventure Library consisted of eight titles encompassing sixty issues. Copies are hard to find, even in low grades due to their poor paper quality. They were even classed as perishables! The following high grade collection covers 48 issues over five lots and is correspondingly rare.

162

World Adventure Library No 1’s Collection (1966-67) WDL
Batman, Superman, Bonanza, Flash Gordon, Mandrake The Magician, Tarzan, The Man From UNCLE. All first issues [fn/vfn] (7)
Winning Bid: £55

163

Batman 2-11 World Adventure Library
Joker, Riddler, Penguin, Catwoman. Bright cover colours with text pages and approximately twenty half-page illustrations [fn/vfn] (10)
Winning Bid: £44

164

Flash Gordon 2-7, Mandrake The Magician 2-7
World Adventure Library [fn/vfn] (12)
Winning Bid: £44

165

Superman 2, 4; Man From UNCLE 2, 3, 5, 6, 8-13
Superman issues have text with twenty half-page illustrations. World Adventure Library [fn/vfn] (12)
Winning Bid: £44

166

Phantom 3-7, Bonanza 2, Tarzan 2
World Adventure Library [fn/vfn] (7)
Winning Bid: £28

167

Action Picture Library (1969) Fleetway 1-8, 10, 12-30 [fn/vfn+] (28)
Winning Bid: £61

168

Lion Picture Library (1963-69) 5, 7, 9, 11, 15, 19, 20, 23, 25, 26, 30-32, 38, 41, 53, 60, 75, 114-116, 118-120, 123, 125 [vg+/fn] (26)
Winning Bid: £52

169

Lion Picture Library 8, 28, 51, 58, 81, 91, 103, 111, 124, 131 [gd/vg] (10)
Winning Bid: £26

170

Hornet 23-100 (1964-65) D C Thomson
Missing issues 25, 28, 31 (with 41 x2). A few issues [gd], balance [vg/fn] (75)
Winning Bid: £193

171

Hornet (1965-68) 102-151 missing 104, 105, 119, 120, 122, 124 (125 x 2). Plus 24 issues between 164-264. 224, 228 no covers [pr], balance [gd/vg] (69)
Winning Bid: £48

172

Victor 1-100 (1961-62) D C Thomson
Missing issues 24-26, 43, 56 and 77. 17, 31 incomplete, 44 no back cover [fr], 20 issues incl No. 1 [gd], balance [vg] (94)
Winning Bid: £302

173

Victor 101-236 (1963-65) Complete run with 14 doubles.
Twenty issues [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (150)
Winning Bid: £242

174

TV Century 21 1 (1965)
Stingray, Lady P, Daleks … (You Will Bid)
No major defects [vg+]
Winning Bid: £182

175

Stingray Jig-Saw (1964) Waddingtons
Fully made up on backing board (10 x 13 inches) Troy and the team at WASP HQ with [vg] crushed box. Rare
Winning Bid: £44

176

Thunderbirds Card Set (1967) Barratt
First series 50 pce complete set. Scarce [vg/fn]
Winning Bid: £73

177

Steve Zodiac And Fireball XL5 (1963) Gold Key US comic one-shot [fn+]
Winning Bid: £61

178

Bat Laffs Card Set (1966) Greenway
55 pce set complete [vg/vg+]
Winning Bid: £56

179

Battler Britton Book 2 (1961) Fleetway
Hardbound book mixing text and strip adventures with many further illustrations. Generally worn dust jacket with small top and bottom spine loss
Winning Bid: £11

180

Princess (1961) Fleetway
Complete year in two bound volumes. Stars, Stories, Ballet [vg+/fn+] (52)
Winning Bid: £137

181

Tina (1967) 1-30 in bound volume
Starring Tina, Barbie and Jane Bond – Secret Agent [vg] (30)
Winning Bid: £223

182

Princess Tina (1968) complete year in two bound volumes [fn-/fn+] (52)
Winning Bid: £145

183

WHAM! (1966) 87-93, 96-133
Starring The Tiddlers, Frankie Stein and Georgie’s Germs. Mostly rusty staples [vg/fn] (45)
Winning Bid: £107

184

WHAM! (1967) 134-185 (missing issues 155 and 169) plus 186, 187 from 1968 [vg+/fn+] (52)
Winning Bid: £112

185

Annuals Selection (1960s-70s) Beano 1966 [vg], Fantastic 1968, POW! 1968, WHAM! 1967, SMASH! 1967, Lion 1968, Tiger 1969, Rock On! 1980, Eagle 1967, Topic Times Football Book 1968-9 and 1970-71 and Shoot 1975 with 8 assorted annuals. Assorted annuals [vg], balance [vg+/fn+] (20)
Winning Bid: £39

186

Comet (1952, 1957) 8 issues from 1952, 28 issues from 1957 with Buffalo Bill covers.
Badly rusted staples
[vg] (36)
Winning Bid: £96

186A

MAD (1960s-70s) UK reprints of US MAD with Alf E Newman
63, 64, 72, 73, 77-79, 97, 98, 101, 108, 187, 189 with Giant Specials 11-13 and Space Man Colour Comic Album 1 (WDL) [gd/vg+] (17)
Winning Bid: £11

187

Hurricane (1964-65) 47 issues between 25.6.64 – 8.5.65
Rusty staples [vg] (47)
Winning Bid: £243

188

Tiger and Hurricane (1965-66) 52 issues between 5.6.65 – 25.6.66
Rusty staples [vg] (52)
Winning Bid: £111

189

Beano (1964) 50 issues between 1121-1171
near complete year. 2 issues [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (50)
Winning Bid: £188

190

Beano (1966) 35 issues between 1224-1274
including Fireworks & Easter [vg/fn-] (35)
Winning Bid: £107

191

Beano (1967) 1277-1328 complete year [vg/fn] (52)
Winning Bid: £129

192

Dandy (1965) 47 issues between 1206-1257 Xmas
A few issues [gd], balance [vg-/vg+] (47)
Winning Bid: £124

193

Dandy (1966) 39 issues between 1258-1310
A few issues [gd], balance [vg-/vg+] (39)
Winning Bid: £86

194

Dandy (1967) 49 issues between 1311-1362 Xmas
near complete year [vg/fn] (49)
Winning Bid: £188

195

TV Century 21 (1965) 1, 2, 4, 5, Summer Extra
1: worn spine, 3 ins cover tear, owner name to cover [gd]; 2 major stains down spine to all pages [fr], 4, 5, Summer Extra [gd+/gd] (5)
Winning Bid: £83

196

TV Century 21. 6-10 [vg+/fn] (5)
Winning Bid: £77

197

TV Century 21. 11-20
19, 20 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (10)
Winning Bid: £77

198

TV Century 21. 21-27, 29, 30, 32-35, 37, 38
21, 22 cut-outs [gd], 34 [fr], 35, 38 [gd], balance [vg/fn] (15)
Winning Bid: £97

199

TV Century 21 (1966) 48-50, 53-70 Fireball XL5 by Frank Bellamy
4 issues [gd], balance [vg/fn] (21)
Winning Bid: £105

200

TV Century 21. 72-100 The Investigator, by Don Harley
9 issues [gd], balance [vg/fn+] (29)
Winning Bid: £112

201

TV Century 21 (1967) 101-125 Fireball XL5 by Don Lawrence
2 issues [gd], balance [vg/fn+] (25)
Winning Bid: £126

202

TV Century 21. 126-150
5 issues [gd], balance [vg/fn+] (25)
Winning Bid: £100

203

TV Century 21. 151-185, 187-200. Captain Scarlet by Ron Embleton
2 with cut-outs [gd], 5 issues [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (49)
Winning Bid: £188

204

TV Century 21. 201-242 final issue
226-242 scarce issues. 216 [gd], a few [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (42)
Winning Bid: £212

205

William The Lawless (1970) Newnes
Richmal Crompton, illustrations by Henry Ford
The last William book, low print run.
Slight foxing to end papers, cream pages, price unclipped, bright dust jacket a little rubbed at edges, no loss. Scarce
Winning Bid: £847

206

2000 AD 1 with free gift Space Spinner
Cream/light tan pages [vfn]
Winning Bid: £150

207

1970s No 1’s all with free gifts
Action, Bullet, Cracker, Crunch, Jackpot, Misty, TV Comic, Spellbound, Tornado, and Tracy [vg/fn] (10)
Winning Bid: £91

208

1970s-80s No 1’s mostly with free gifts
Doctor Who Weekly, Buddy, Champ, Hoot, Nikki, Spike, Target, Valour, Whoople, Wow, Emma, Nutty, Magic, Scoop, Star Lord, Future Tense, Action Force, Donald Duck, Mask, Oink, Princess, Speed, Rupert Weekly, Postman Pat [vg/fn] (24)
Winning Bid: £165

209

1970s-80s No 1’s, including Pop And Fashion, all with free gifts
Eagle, Heartbeat, Hi, Hot-Shot, Katy, Kim, Krazy, Mates, My Guy, No. 1, Patches, Penny, Photo-love, Rock-On, Suzy, Secret Love, See-Saw, Tops, TV Choice, TV Help.
Beano 2000, Beano 50th Birthday issue 2402 and 8 assorted titles without gifts [vg/fn] (30)
Winning Bid: £70

210

Superman The Movie (1978) 3 large glossy promotional posters 20 x 16 inches. Superman taking off, Superman head shot, Jor-El and Kal-El (Marlon Brando) on Krypton. All in original envelope (3)
Winning Bid: £8

211

Tracey (1979-84) 1-5, 7-21, 23, 24, 28-31 and 11 issues between 33-274 with Sandie (1972) 1-3, 45 Xmas. A few [vg], balance [fn/fn+] (41)
Winning Bid: £39

212

Emma (1978-79) 1-15, 17, 20 and 42 issues between 21 –81
1, 5 [gd+], balance [vg/vg+] (59)
Winning Bid: £48

   


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