2000AD Prog 16 - Cover Art by Brian Bolland

Brian Bolland “MACH 1” 2000AD cover art on offer for £6000, but concerns raised over sale

Please note this story has been updated to reflect information on the artwork from its artist, Brian Bolland. Thinking about blowing your entire comic collecting budget (and then some) for the whole of 2019 today? Well, the opportunity is here on eBay with Brian Bolland‘s cover for 2000AD prog 16, finishing at lunchtime today. TheContinue reading Brian Bolland “MACH 1” 2000AD cover art on offer for £6000, but concerns raised over sale

G.I. Combat #280: "Prize Shot”, published by DC Comics in 1985

Comic Art Auction Spotlight: Sam Glanzman’s “Haunted Tank”

Leave it to Sam Glanzman, championship realist among DC’s war-comics crew, to capture an essence of heroism-under-fire in the simplest of short-story vignettes for G.I. Combat #280. In this complete three-page Story, “Prize Shot”, published by DC Comics in 1985, a lull in combat finds a member of the Haunted Tank crew relaxing at aContinue reading Comic Art Auction Spotlight: Sam Glanzman’s “Haunted Tank”

Ron Embleton Illustrators Special - Cover

Ron Embleton Illustrators Special out soon

Following up on our news of an exhibition of the art of TV Century 21 Ron Embleton at Messum’s Gallery in London next year, more details of the Book Palace Illustrators Special focusing on the artist have now been released. An in-depth exploration of the life and work of the artist from Peter Richardson, GillianContinue reading Ron Embleton Illustrators Special out soon

Battle cover art - Charley's War - cover dated 23rd August 1980 SNIP

“Charley’s War” Battle comic covers by Joe Colquhoun offered on eBay

Two original “Charley’s War” Battle over artworks by Joe Colquhoun are being offered on eBay, this week, by two different sellers. The first – and the most dramatic – is the cover of Battle, cover dated 23rd August 1980, a scene from a gripping naval battle. The seller notes that while the original backing statContinue reading “Charley’s War” Battle comic covers by Joe Colquhoun offered on eBay

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.

Thunderbirds art sells for £4550 in latest ComPal auction

The Bob Monkhouse Archive featuring his collection of original artwork produced some record-breaking results in the latest auction at Comic Book Auctions – with a Frank Bellamy double page artwork for TV Century 21 breaking the record for any Thunderbirds piece sold in a ComPal auction with a sale price of £4550.  Three consecutive strips of GarthContinue reading Thunderbirds art sells for £4550 in latest ComPal auction