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Lakes Festival art online auction starts on Wednesday – Jordi Bernet, Bryan Lee O’Malley items and more

LICAF Auction art: Poison Ivy by Jordi Bernet

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced its latest online fund-raising art auction will begin on Wednesday – 23rd November 2016. Included in this year’s auction to raise funds for the Festival’s 2017 activities is original artwork produced by no less than Bryan Lee O’Malley, Craig Thompson, Duncan Fegredo, Edmond Baudoin, Emma Vieceli, Hunt Emerson, Ian McQue, Jonathan Edwards, Jordi Bernet, ... Read More »

Lakes international Comic Art Festival announces 2016 online art auction plans

2016 Lakes International Comic Art Festival auction art: a homage to Miyazaki by Bryan Lee O’Malley

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced plans for an online fund-raising art auction, which will begin on 23rd November 2016. Full details of the 2016 on-line auction have yet to be announced, but included will be original artwork produced by no less than Bryan Lee O’Malley, Craig Thompson, Duncan Fegredo, Edmond Baudoin, Emma Vieceli, Hunt Emerson, Ian McQue, ... Read More »

Wartime Beano Bonanza, rare Captain America reprint, Mickey Mouse Weekly #1 and more in latest Compal comics auction

Compal Auction - Winter 2016

There’s plenty for the dedicated British comics collector to savour in the latest ComPal comic book auction, with bidding via running until 27th November 2016. While there aren’t many art items on offer this time around, there are some fantastic items, including individual Beano comics from 1941 between numbers 128-159, a near full run of Britain’s Mickey Mouse Weekly from Numbers 1-66 and ... Read More »

Dr Gale, Mrs Peel, Tara King… We’re Needed – on New Avengers Posters!

Art and Hue - The Avengers - Emma Peel

Following the success of last year’s pop art featuring The Avengers John Steed and Mrs Peel, Art & Hue‘s collection has been expanded to include fellow spies Cathy Gale (played on screen by Honor Blackman) and Tara King (Linda Thorson) as Tara King, and is now online. Months in the planning, it’s the largest Art & Hue collection to date, an ... Read More »

New Fantastic Beasts Posters and more launched as Harry Potter prequel film debut approaches

GB Poster - Fantastic Beasts Poster

Fresh in stock ready for the Christmas rush, GB Posters offers a great range of posters, ready to hang collectable framed prints and other merchandise from this season’s biggest brands. The company says Pokemon and Suicide Squad have proved to be a huge success this summer, but it looks like their new Fantastic Beasts products will form the bulk of their winter sales. ... Read More »

New Vice Press Limited Edition Judge Dredd prints on sale at Bedford’s NICE convention

Vice Press - Judge Dredd by Tom Whalen - Variant

Two new 2000AD-inspired screen prints this coming weekend, one by Tom Whalen, which the team at Vice Press are hugely excited about. The prints will be on sale at the NICE Comic Convention in Bedford and we will releasing this new Judge Dredd screen print there, as well as a Judge Dredd handbill by Matt Ferguson especially for the event. Tom Whalen is a graphic ... Read More »

Strontium Dog by Carlos Ezquerra, World War One comics, rare Beanos and more in latest Compalcomics auction

Strontium Dog original artwork by Carlos Esquerra (1988) from 2000AD Prog 560-572 The Stone Killers. Johnny Alpha pressures Morlock to give up his murderous client. Indian ink on cartridge paper. 18 x 14 ins

The August – September catalogue for the latest Compalcomics auction is now live, offering 283 lots in the catalogue, including some great British items. The auction company’s June catalogue excelled with £5000 for The Dandy Monster Comic 1, £2550 for Number Two and a whopping £1920 for the 1948 issue with puppeteer Korky the Cat on the front cover. These three high grade examples ... Read More »

TV-inspired comics in the spotlight in latest PREVIEWS, IDW’s new M.A.S.K. title in the spotlight

Previews 336 Front Cover

The September edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalogue arrives in comic shops on 31st August and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning November 2016. TV-inspired comics are part of the coverage, along with a look at Titan Comics upcoming Hammer Studios-inspired title The Mummy. The September PREVIEWS ... Read More »

DC Super Hero Girls licensing programme starts to rolls out in the UK

The first DC Super Hero Girls figures, on sale in US store Target

Warner Bros. Consumer Products is gearing up for the launch of its DC Super Hero Girls franchise, with a series of new retail promotions throughout the UK. The DC Super Hero Girls show, which airs on Boomerang, focuses on the formative high school years of numerous comic heroines, prior to discovering their full super power potential, including Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Bumblebee, Poison ... Read More »

Jack Kirby Thor Comic Cover Art Pops Up in British Toy Figure Auction Catalogue

The Mighty Thor, Issue 159, December 1968 - cover by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta

Nestling in an auction from Charterhouse Auctioneers, due to take place on Friday 24th June 2016, is the cover to an early issue of Marvel’s Thor, drawn by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta. The original artwork for the cover of The Mighty Thor, Issue 159, December 1968, which has an estimated sale price of between £5000 – £8000 is in ink and ... Read More »

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