Axa, Robot Archie, Sanjulian art and more up for auction

Quite by chance, I came across an interesting auction of Original Comic Art on Catwiki which ends tomorrow but includes a few items by British creators and a huge range of art by some well known European artists, including an “Axa” strip by Enrique Badia Romero and a “Robot Archie” page by Ted Kearon, from Lion.Continue reading Axa, Robot Archie, Sanjulian art and more up for auction

Army Recruitment posters by John Worsley

Creator Spotlight: Eagle’s PC49 artist John Worsley

We’re used to thinking of John Worsley as the artist on the “The Adventures of PC 49” strip in the original Eagle comic, but of course he was a professional illustrator who worked in a number of different fields – as a war artist, police sketch artist artist and illustrated Wind in the Willows books.Continue reading Creator Spotlight: Eagle’s PC49 artist John Worsley

Thrill Power Overload! Complete 1977 – 2018 2000AD collection goes to auction

A complete collection of 2000AD comic books – featuring Prog #1 – #2111 (February 1977 – December 2018) – will go under the hammer on Friday 15th February at Cuttlestones’ Wolverhampton Sale Room.Continue reading Thrill Power Overload! Complete 1977 – 2018 2000AD collection goes to auction

Bella at the Bar Pencils

Rare “Bella at the Bar” artworks by John Armstrong offered on eBay

Hot on the heels of the launch of a community group celebrating the life and work of Misty artist John Armstrong comes the auction of a comics rarity – some of his original artwork featuring “Bella at the Bar” from the weekly Tammy comic. On offer is are a number of pencil pages, including preparatoryContinue reading Rare “Bella at the Bar” artworks by John Armstrong offered on eBay

My Snowman by Posy Simmonds

“The Snowman” art auction raises over £10,000 for charity

Penguin Ventures and Penguin Random House have raised more than £10,000 for charity through its online The Snowman art auction, held in the run up to Christmas. As part of the 40th anniversary of Raymond Briggs‘ The Snowman, Penguin asked leading children’s book illustrators to recreate the character in their own styles. Quentin Blake, AdamContinue reading “The Snowman” art auction raises over £10,000 for charity