Australian western publisher Cleveland set to sell off its original Cover Art Library

Cleveland Publishing, Australia’s pre-eminent publisher of genre pulp fiction novels, is closing its doors – to the dismay of avid fans of westerns and other action genre who have been buying their books for decades.
Now, the company, its closure the result of increased production costs, is selling its collection of cover art, including illustrations by the likes of acclaimed Australian artists Walter Stackpool and Stanley Pitt.Continue reading Australian western publisher Cleveland set to sell off its original Cover Art Library

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Heritage Auctions offers Star Trek, Modesty Blaise art in upcoming aution

Modesty Blaise art by John M. Burns and Greg Hildebrandt’s stunning original cover art for this month’s debut issue of Star Trek: Year Five #1 comic book series are among the highlights of dozens of SF, adventure and horror masterpiece paintings in Heritage Auctions’ Illustration Art Auction on 23rd April 2019 in Dallas and on HA.com.Continue reading Heritage Auctions offers Star Trek, Modesty Blaise art in upcoming aution

"Satellite Control" - cover art by Frank Hampson for Grande Enciclopedia della Fantascienza N.54, published by Editoriale Del Drago in 1981

Frank Hampson “Dan Dare” inspired rarity surfaces at Italian auction house

Italian auction house Urania is hosting a sale of original comic art and illustration in Parma on 11th May 2019 – and it includes a number of items by British artists including a Dan Dare-inspired artwork by Frank Hampson, alongside art by John Bolton, Greg Staples, Sydney Jordan and others. On offer by Frank HampsonContinue reading Frank Hampson “Dan Dare” inspired rarity surfaces at Italian auction house