Thunderbirds original double-page artwork (1966) drawn, painted and signed by Frank Bellamy for TV Century 21 No 90 1966. From the Bob Monkhouse Archive. The front cover of the comic screamed, 'Nightmare Splashdown for Crippled Ship - Monster Attacks Thunderbird 3!' And here is Bellamy's brilliant double-page artwork to prove it! The ‘Thunderbirds’ logo is an unattached laser colour copy, as are all the word balloons and the original comic which are part of this lot. Bright, fresh Pelikan inks on board. 28 x 20 ins.

Bob Monkhouse Archive auction items include Frank Bellamy TV21 Thunderbirds art and more

London-based Comic Book Auctions (ComPal) November catalogue has just opened for bidding at the-saleroom.com and includes some magnificent artwork boards from the Bob Monkhouse Archive – along with, separately, some rather nifty comics-inspired badges and several “giveaways” from various British comics. Comedian, game show host Bob Monkhouse started his career in the 1940s as a script writerContinue reading Bob Monkhouse Archive auction items include Frank Bellamy TV21 Thunderbirds art and more

Isle of Man Beano Christmas Stamps 2018

Happy Beano-mas! Isle of Man launches Beano Christmas Stamp’s

Beano and the Isle of Man Post Office have joined forces to celebrate 80 years of the world’s longest running and most loved comic with a special collection of stamps, featuring Beano’s iconic characters Dennis & Gnasher on the Isle of ManContinue reading Happy Beano-mas! Isle of Man launches Beano Christmas Stamp’s

Dracula Lives #29 - Cover Art SNIP

Marvel UK art mystery – who pencilled this “Dracula Lives” cover back in 1975?

[Updated 31st October 2018] This cover for Marvel UK’s Dracula Lives #29, published in 1975, has some comic creators about who actually drew it. Selling for just over $400 on Heritage Auctions this past weekend, the site doesn’t list the penciller and its credit for Mike Eposito as inker is being challenged, with 2000AD artistContinue reading Marvel UK art mystery – who pencilled this “Dracula Lives” cover back in 1975?

Dave Gibbons Watchmen Movie Reference Illustration Original Art (DC/Warner Brothers, 2009). Original Watchmen related art by Dave Gibbons is hard enough to find, but a fantastic grouping of headshots of the six main characters is a real corker of a find! Featuring Rorschach, the Comedian, Ozymandias, Silk Spectre, Dr. Manhattan, and Nite Owl.

Dave Gibbons Watchmen art and much more on offer in latest Heritage Auctions

Art by British artists such as Charlie Adlard, Alan Davis, Mark Farmer, Dave Gibbons and Barry Windsor Smith is included in the latest Heritage Auctions, taking place 15th – 17th November in Dallas, Texas. Art by US artists such as Jim Aparo, Jack Kirby and Wally Wood and European creators such as Sanjulian, is also onContinue reading Dave Gibbons Watchmen art and much more on offer in latest Heritage Auctions

NICE 2019 Fund Raiser Auction Promotion

NICE 2018 auction offers amazing comic art in fund-raising bid for future events

Quickly following up on the success of the NICE convention last weekend, the NICE 2018 Auction, in aid of next year’s event, opens soon on the CatWiki site. Comic artists who were guests at NICE 2018 last week – who included Ryan Brown, Ian Churchill, Alan Davis, Esad Ribic, Patricia Martín Samaniego, Lew Stringer, Dylan Teague and manyContinue reading NICE 2018 auction offers amazing comic art in fund-raising bid for future events