Ewbanks offers comic curiosities, film collectibles and much more in upcoming auctions

Woking-based Ewbanks has a number of auctions coming up in quick succession that include items which may be of interest to downthetubes readers.

Included in the next Toy and Models auction, taking place 20th May, lots include two Matchbox Thunderbirds Commemorative Sets, BBC Radio Times Limited Editions released in 1992.

Two Matchbox Thunderbirds Commemorative Set, BBC Radio Times Limited Edition, 1992, boxed with inserts

That auction is followed the next day, 21st May, by an Entertainment, Memorabilia & Movie Props auction, which includes a lot featuring Judge Dredd, 2000AD, Sam Slade, Eagle, Nemesis, Slaine, Robo-Hunter, Rogue Trooper comics and two Austin Powers boxed figures.

Also on offer are two Andy Capp strips and a combined Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet poster package; six model Batman construction kits in one lot; Star Trek crockery; Gerry Anderson-autographed memorabilia; Jeff AlbrechtScooby Doo” comic art; film lobby cards; film cels; plenty of Star Wars merchandise, including a publicity book given to reporters and theatre owners to promote the release of the original film in 1977; original costumes from the 1960s Lost in Space series; Harry Potter items; and much more.

1977 Andy Capp cartoons
Scooby Doo ‘Ghost Tour’ – Two original hand drawn pieces of comic art by Jeff Albrecht from November 2000, each 28 x 43 cm
1960s Lost in Space costumes

On 22nd May, Ewbanks then host their Vintage Posters auction, which includes James Bond, Star Wars posters, a Brides of Dracula (1960) US Window card, and much, much more.

James Bond Never Say Never Again (1983) British Quad film poster
James Bond 007 Is Back! Novelty Fan poster, linen backed, 20 x 30 inches
Brides of Dracula (1960) US Window card, Hammer horror starring Peter Cushing

Ewbanks are the Premier International Antiques and Fine Art Valuers and Auctioneers in Surrey, South London, Hampshire and the South East region, holding regular specialist auctions throughout the year, including Entertainment and Memorabilia, 20th Century Art and Design and others. Ewbank’s also hold monthly Antique and Collectors’ auctions.

Check out the Ewbanks auction site and all upcoming auctions here

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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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