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.

The auction landing page is here and bidding (registration required) ens at 8.00pm tomorrow. shipping is from Belgium, so bear in mind that is an extra cost.

Click the images to straight to the individual lots.

A page from a 1958 “Robot Archie” story, art by by Ted Kearon - titled “Archie, de man van Staal - Bodyguard to the menaced Rajan”A page from a 1958 “Robot Archie” story, art by by Ted Kearon – titled “Archie, de man van Staal – Bodyguard to the menaced Rajan”

Robot Archie detailA 1983 “Axa” strip Enrique Badia Romero

A 1983 “Axa” strip Enrique Badia Romero
A fairy tale illustration by Gerry Embleton A fairy tale illustration by Gerry Embleton

A beautiful design for his adult telling of Peter Pan by Régis Loisel

A beautiful design for his adult telling of Peter Pan by Régis Loisel
Stunning art by Manuel Perez SanjulianStunning art by Manuel Perez Sanjulian

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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