Keith Watson “Dan Dare”, Denis McLoughlin British comic art on offer on eBay

Spotted on eBay are a couple of British comic artworks for sale, including a framed “Dan DareEAGLE cover, published in 1969, drawn by Keith Watson.

The framed board was used on Eagle Volume 15, No 52, and sees Digby taken hostage after Dan Dare floors the Mekon.

I came across the artwork, priced at £1495, after downthetubes contributor Richard Sheaf drew my attention to some rare original western comic art from the same seller, by Denis McLoughlin.

Mountain Man” is an original double page artwork measuring 20 x 14 ins, drawn and painted by McLoughlin from the Buffalo Bill Wild West Annual No 8, (1956).

The seller is offering it as a “Buy it Now” for £2300, although there is the opportunity to make offers as well.

“If you’ve got pockets deep enough to afford this, then good luck to you – this would grace any comic art collection,” Richard notes on his Boys Adventure Comics Blog.

Check out the “Dan Dare” EAGLE cover

Check out “Mountain Man” on eBay here

With thanks to Richard Sheaf for spotting this

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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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