Holiday Specials galore, and more, in latest Phil-Comics eBay auction

There’s a host of British comic goodies on offer in the latest Phil-Comics eBay auction, including a terrific number of Holiday Specials from the 1970s, Beano, Dandy, TV21 comics, annuals – and rarities such as promotional flyers and moreContinue reading Holiday Specials galore, and more, in latest Phil-Comics eBay auction

X-Men: Dark Phoenix Poster SNIP

In Review – X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Review by Tim Robins The Film: The story of one of the X-Men’s most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into the iconic Dark Phoenix. During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all. Wrestling with thisContinue reading In Review – X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Captain America arrives in Blackpool. Image: Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Captain America de-iced on Blackpool seafront, thanks to Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds Blackpool celebrated “Peace in our time” yesterday, as it welcomed its latest figure, Captain America, to the town by turning back the clock and transforming its iconic promenade into a striking 1940s scene. Making a movie-worthy entrance, Madame Tussauds took the Blackpool seafront back to the 1940s, when Captain America was first createdContinue reading Captain America de-iced on Blackpool seafront, thanks to Madame Tussauds

Art by George Wilson for the cover of Space Family Robinson Lost in Space #22 (Gold Key, 1967) SNIP

Lost in Space comics around the world

Following up on a recent post about an unusual link between Lost in Space and Doctor Who, comics archivist N. Scott Robinson kindly sent us some covers of Lost in Space / Space Family Robinson comics published around the world. Created by writer Del Connell and artist Dan Spiegle, with Gaylord DuBois taking over asContinue reading Lost in Space comics around the world

Amazing Fantasy 15 (1962) with Stan Lee signature to splash page margin and photograph of original owner with Stan Lee at Excel Centre Comic Con Sunday Feb 16th 2012 where the comic was signed Good cover gloss, Biro '6' to cover and light blue colour touch to Spider-Man's eyes, villain's eyes and ankle sock. 1 inch margin tear to page 25

Amazing Fantasy #15 sells for £9600 in UK Compal Auction, Dandy 2 for £4550

There was clearly some fierce bidding in the latest ComPal comic and comic art auction, with some high prices paid for the top lots, among them a copy of Amazing Fantasy #15, the first appearance of Marvel’s The Amazing Spider-Man, signed by Stan Lee, and a rare copy fo The Dandy Issue 2, published inContinue reading Amazing Fantasy #15 sells for £9600 in UK Compal Auction, Dandy 2 for £4550