Robert Nixon, Dudley Watkins art offered in latest Phil Comics auction

There are 165 vintage British comic listings in the latest auction from Phil-Comics on eBay this week – all ending Tuesday 26th November 2019.

Lots include original artwork from Dudley Watkins and Robert Nixon, 1940s and later Beano and Dandy comics, 1960s and 70s annuals – and a small selection of comics / story papers.

Run by Phil Shrimpton, Phil Comics specialises in vintage comics and related items such as annuals, holiday specials, free gifts and original artwork.

Holding monthly eBay auctions, often with 500+ listings, they aim to bring a diverse array of items – and are always on the lookout for vintage comic collections, either to buy or auction on commission.

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Here’s a selection of the items on offer…

"Buytonic Boy" art by Robert Nixon for Krazy comic (1977)

“Buytonic Boy” art by Robert Nixon for Krazy comic (1977)

"Roger the Dodger" by Robert Nixon, published in Beano comic cover dated 13th October 1990

“Roger the Dodger” by Robert Nixon, published in Beano comic cover dated 13th October 1990

"Clumsy Colin" by Robert Nixon, for a strip that appeared in Buster cover dated 6th July 1985

“Clumsy Colin” by Robert Nixon, for a strip that appeared in Buster cover dated 6th July 1985

Dudley Watkins "Oor Wullie" art for The Sunday Post, dated 25 Jul 1965

Dudley Watkins “Oor Wullie” art for The Sunday Post, dated 25 Jul 1965

The Beano Book 1969

The Beano Book 1969

Dennis the Menace Book 1964

Dennis the Menace Book 1964

Fireball XL5 Annual 1964

Fireball XL5 Annual 1964

School Friend Annual 1971

School Friend Annual 1971

Topper Comic Book 1963

Topper Comic Book 1963

The Beano 189 - cover dated 26th September 1942

The Beano 189 – cover dated 26th September 1942

The Beano 1216 - cover dated 6th November 1965

The Beano 1216 – cover dated 6th November 1965

The Dandy 1466 - cover dated 27th December 1969

The Dandy 1466 – cover dated 27th December 1969

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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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