1939 Dandy Monster Comic

Rare Dandy Monster Comic annual offered at auction, expected to sell for over £1000

A rare copy of the first Dandy annual, titled the Dandy Monster Comic, published just before World War two, is to be sold at auction as part of a Two Day Book & Ephemera Sale by Keys Fine Art Auctioneers in Aylsham, Norfolk. The 1939 Dandy Monster Comic, published late in 1938, was the firstContinue reading Rare Dandy Monster Comic annual offered at auction, expected to sell for over £1000

Eagle Vol 1 No 1 (1950) Pre-publication proof. This printer's proof copy was run off at Sun Printers in Watford to check registration and colour balance of the comic before main production of the Eagle was started by Eric Bemrose in Liverpool who had installed a new Rotogravure print-line for this purpose. As such this Sun Printers copy is a rarity; it is worn and untrimmed with roller marks and cost notes to the cover margin

Rare Eagle, Beano and Commando comics on offer in latest ComPalComics auction

ComPalComics, the British comics auction house, has just launched its May/June catalogue, and there are some great items in it, including early, rare issues of DC Thomson’s Commando – including Issue One – Dan Dare comic art (and a ray gun!) and a number of wartime Beanos. The March 2016 auction resulted in The Beano complete year ofContinue reading Rare Eagle, Beano and Commando comics on offer in latest ComPalComics auction

ComicPal Auction features Beano rarity

The Autumn 2006 auction at Compalcomics (www.compalcomics.com) closes soon. One of four auctions held annually, this one features 273 lots in their Autumn catalogue including what the company describes as two particularly “exceptional” items; a Beano Comic No 1 and a Dandy Monster Comic No 1. The Beano is one of the three highest graded copiesContinue reading ComicPal Auction features Beano rarity