Latest Phil-Comics auction offers more great British comic gems

The latest Phil-Comics auction has a staggering 400 plus items on offer on eBay this week, with some great-looking vintage British comics and more on offer.

The vast majority, as usual, start at 99p with no reserve.

Here are some of the highlights, among the British comic lots, including free gift issues of many weekly comics. You can view the full catalogue here.

2000AD Prog 1 cover dated 26th February 1977
This Bash Street Kids Reprint Book 1954-1957 Beano comic #604-806 has already attracted bids of close to £200
Beezer Book 1961
Bullet No. 2 cover dated 21st February 1976 with Fireball Wallet free gift
Dan Dare Circular Jigsaw 1950s Waddingtons Nr Complete
Dan Dare Deluxe Book 4 (1990) published by Hawk Books
Dandy 309 – cover dated 5th January 1946 New Year Korky Calendar (Incomplete)
Eagle Vol 8 Nos. 1-52 (1957) Full year in Bound Volume
Fantastic No. 1 cover dated 18th February 1967 with Pennant Wallet free gift
Fantastic 3 cover dated 4th March 1967 with free Bubblegum Packet gift
15 issues of Hurricane Mar-Jun 1964 from No. 4
Jinty Holiday Special 1980
Joe 90 No 2 cover dated 25th January 1969 with Reproduction Free Gift
Lion Jan-Jun 1966 – 26 issues, Full half year
Star Wars Weekly #97-165 (1980-1983)
Toby No. 1 cover dated 30th January 1976 with Blow-Up Dog free gift
Tornado No. 2 cover dated 31st March 1979 with Free Gift Mayday Pack… and yes, that is artist Dave Gibbons on the cover!
TV Comic Holiday Special 1962 featuring Supercar
Valiant Space Special Book 1968
Warlord 1970s Peter Flint Secret Agent Code Book and ID Card
Whizzer and Chips cover dated 28th February 1970 with Disguise Kit

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.

• Check out the latest auction items at ebay.co.uk/str/philcomics

• Bidding on items in this auction begins to close on Saturday 2nd, continuing Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th October 2021

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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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