Original Cyberman head, Harry Potter set plans, Catweazle scripts up for auction next month

Attack of the Cyberman Helmet In addition to a massive amount of James Bond-related  and rock and pop memorabilia in the upcoming Astons Entertainment & Memorabilia Auction in May, there are Doctor Who and Harry Potter lots that may be of interest – and some great British comic lots, too.

Included in the auction is an Attack of the Cybermen Cyberman head, autographed by Sixth Doctor Colin Baker, plans for parts of Harry Potter‘s Hogwarts personally owned and annotated by set designer Andrew Ackland-Snow, including set designs of Harry’s bedroom from Chamber of Secrets.

Harry Potter Set Plans

Harry Potter Set Plans

Catweaazle Scripts

Catweaazle Scripts

Also on offer is a set of scripts from ITV’s classic TV series Catweazle, which include deleted scenes fro the comedy adventure series created by Richard Carpenter, previously owned by actor Gary Warren, who played Peter in The Railway Children.

War pocket book collection in two boxes including a quantity of Commando, Pocket War Library, War Picture Library, Action Picture Library, Tales of Terror, Combat Picture Library and more, most are in very good condition

War pocket book collection in two boxes including a quantity of Commando, Pocket War Library, War Picture Library, Action Picture Library, Tales of Terror, Combat Picture Library and more, most are in very good condition

Collection of Super Detective Library comics  and much more

Collection of Super Detective Library comics and much more

Marvel UK comics inc. Mighty World of Marvel no.1 from October 7th 1972 with Coupon through to no.26 (inc. more with some missing in the run) plus the Superheroes no.1 from 1975 picturing The Silver Surfer drawn by Jack Kirby, plus x3 Eagles comics from the 1950's onwards.

Marvel UK comics inc. Mighty World of Marvel no.1 from October 7th 1972 with Coupon through to no.26 (inc. more with some missing in the run) plus the Superheroes no.1 from 1975 picturing The Silver Surfer drawn by Jack Kirby, plus x3 Eagles comics from the 1950’s onwards.

For comic fans, a massive job lot of Commando comics may appeal, or fine looking lot of Super Detective Library comics – and a batch of Mighty World of Marvel comics, too.

• Entertainment & Memorabilia Auction starts at 10.00am on Tuesday 2nd May, Baylies Hall, Tower Street, Dudley, DY1 1NB | Online Auction here – bidding through the-saleroom.com | Viewing Times: Wednesday 1st May 12pm to 4pm | Thursday 2nd May 8am to 10am

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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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