Some great British comic rarities go under the (virtual) hammer
From Batman to Beano, Dandy to Detective Comics, Star Trek to Superboy, Thunderbirds to Topper and Whizzer and Chips to Walking Dead, there’s plenty on offer in the latest Phil-Comics eBay comic auction this week Run by Phil Shrimpton, Phil… Read More ›
BBC2’s Back In Time for the Corner Shop includes some tantalising glimpses of classic comics…
Charlie “Chas” Grigg was a cartoonist who drew Desperate Dan, Korky the Cat and many other characters for the DC Thomson’s comics – Dandy, Beano, Topper and Judy, from the 1960s to 1980s. Now a new book about his life and work has just been published – and his family are dedicating half the proceeds The Alzheimer’s Society and Dudley-based dementia support group, Me, Myself & I.
His much-admired work will also be celebrated at a special event at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival next year.
Now all this year’s 2020 annuals are on sale – with the Strictly Come Dancing annual released just this week – here’s your guide to what’s on offer in bookshops and supermarkets across the country…
Phil Comics first vintage comic auction of 2019 is now live on eBay, and includes some terrific Beano, Dandy and Lion annuals in its lots, along with some British comics including free gifts, and some editions of the short-lived Tornado adventure comic.