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Not a Number, a Patrick McGoohan retrospective, on next month

For any of you interested in the cult tv series The Prisoner or enjoying Titan Comics new series, there’s a Patrick McGoohan retrospective even taking place at Elstree next month. Organised by The Unmutual, a The Prisoner fan web site, and Quoit Media Limited, it’s a small event in Borehamwood on the evening of 23rdContinue reading Not a Number, a Patrick McGoohan retrospective, on next month

Charley's War original artwork by Joe Colquhoun for Battle-Action No 297 Page 3 (1980). Written by Pat Mills The French legionnaires fight a ferocious battle during the German Siege of Fort Vaux in Verdun. Krotowski hides himself in the observation turret above the tunnel, desperately trying to buy water from a German soldier outside but Blue forces his comrade away knowing he'll be shot if the commandant finds out 18 x 15 ins. Black ink on cartridge paper £250-300

“Charley’s War” auctioned art defies estimates, sells for over £1000

“Charley’s War” artwork does not come onto the market very often and Pat Mills stories of World War One’s Charley Bourne, brilliantly illustrated by Joe Colquhoun, first published in Battle Picture Weekly, have legions of admirers, so it’s no surprise some recently offered at auction sold for a good price. From a conservative estimate ofContinue reading “Charley’s War” auctioned art defies estimates, sells for over £1000

Captain Scarlet art by Frank Bellamy for TV 21 Issue 192.

Britain’s first science fiction weekly, Captain Scarlet art under the hammer

The Winter 2013 auction at Compalcomics is open, with 290 lots in the auction including 115 British comic-related items – among them, a further 64 issues of Ally Sloper’s Half Holiday from the 1890s and the complete 20 issue run of Scoops, Britain’s first sci-fi weekly magazine from 1934. And, while this site is devotedContinue reading Britain’s first science fiction weekly, Captain Scarlet art under the hammer