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

People First Merseyside Charity Auction - art by Simon Bisley

Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

The latest People First Merseyside Charity Auction, which ends Saturday 8th December, is offering 30 unique pieces of original comic art from some of the top names in comics to raise money for people with learning difficultiesContinue reading Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

Bill Sienkiewicz unpublished Big Numbers #6 cover

Bill Sienkiewicz unpublished Big Numbers #6 cover up for auction

Bill Sienkiewicz‘s unpublished cover for the sixth issue of the Alan Moore-scripted series Big Numbers is going under the hammer over at Heritage Auctions this weekend. The story behind the creation of the ill-fated 12-issue series Big Numbers from Mad Love Publishing is as fascinating as the book itself. The Alan Moore written story was toContinue reading Bill Sienkiewicz unpublished Big Numbers #6 cover up for auction

British comics goodies from Phil Comics, on eBay now

Just a quick post to plug some of the British Comics items up for grabs this month from Phil Comics on eBay: hundreds of vintage comics, annuals, free gifts, holiday specials and flyers in 550 odd listings. Check it out at: ebay.co.uk/str/phil-comics Check it out at: ebay.co.uk/str/phil-comics

Stan Lee Collection - X-Men

Stan Lee’s British Connections – the “Uncle Stan Collection” remembered

In March 2000, London-based Comic Book Auctions took delivery of over one thousand US comics from one John Lieber, who lived near Bristol. The origin of these comics would prove a bit of a revelation… “He had explained to us that his uncle, who lived in America, used to send him the latest super-hero comics asContinue reading Stan Lee’s British Connections – the “Uncle Stan Collection” remembered