SuperNaturals Preview comic, early 2000ADs and a Dan Dare game “free gift” on offer in latest Comic Collector eBay auction

Eagle and Wildcat cover dated 10th June 1988 - with Dan Dare game free gift
Eagle and Wildcat cover dated 10th June 1988 – with Dan Dare game free gift

The latest auction from The Comic Collector run by Willoughby Hurrell includes a number of early issues of 2000AD, including Prog One, Doctor Who annuals, and a copy of the Doctor Who Cookbook, Gerry Anderson-related annuals and more.

One highlight for Dan Dare fans might be a copy of Eagle and Wildcat published in June 1989, including its free “Dan Dare” gift – a game featuring art from the original Eagle in the illustrations. There’s also a copy of the preview SuperNaturals comic, a short-lived licensed tie-in title published by Fleetway.

Here’s just a few items from the auction, which also includes some US comics.

The Comic Collector specialises in vintage British comics, from the obvious BeanoDandy and 2000AD to the lesser known BulletNutty and Magic.

The auctions each start with a 99p start bid and no reserve.

Offering a range of British comic items on a regular basis, we’re told the company will do deals on some items, and they are interested in buying all pre-millennium comics and comic related ephemera, single issues or complete collections.

• Check out items on offer from The Comic Collector here on eBay

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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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