Don Lawrence

Rare early British Tintin album offered in latest Compalcomics auction, Batman, Eagle art and Thunderbirds, too

Compalcomics recently launched its May/June 2020 auction catalogue, which comes crammed with some great collectible British comics, artwork, and US vintage comics, too. Bidding closes on Sunday 7th June 2020. In 1952, due to the popularity of that dauntless reporter,… Read More ›

More Trigan Empire, Hugo Pratt on their way from Treasury of British Comics

Two of comics’ most revered names headline the 2020 graphic novel schedule from the Treasury of British Comics. Don Lawrence’s Rise and Fall of the Trigan Empire and Hugo Pratt’s long-lost war comics published in War Picture Library are two… Read More ›

Classic 2000AD “Dredd” cover art by Mick McMahon on offer in latest Compal Comics auction

Compal Comics have just launched their August/September auction catalogue – and as usual there are some great items on offer, including a terrific  “Judge Dredd” 2000AD cover by Mick McMahon, more original art by Frank Bellamy, a Dandy No.1 –… Read More ›

In the Spotlight: “Storm” by Martin Lodewijk and Don Lawrence

With Rebellion‘s welcome announcement of mass-market Trigan Empire collections, launching next year, it’s perhaps no surprise that some fans of artist Don Lawrence are also wondering if this might also pave the way for a similar release for the science… Read More ›

Rebellion announces new “Trigan Empire” Collections, launching in 2020

2000 AD publishers Rebellion have announced a collected edition program for the classic British comic strip “The Rise and Fall of the Trigan Empire“, co-created by Mike Butterworth and Don Lawrence, launching March 2020. The new mass market collections, which will be release… Read More ›

In the Spotlight: Marvel UK’s European Comic Reprints

Over on his Boys Adventure Comics Blog, downthetubes contributor Richard Sheaf has highlighted the inclusion of a strip from Le Lombard‘s Franco-Belgian Tintin comic magazine in a short-lived Marvel UK comic. It’s an example of European reprint by the company,… Read More ›

Bob Monkhouse Archive auction items include Frank Bellamy TV21 Thunderbirds art and more

London-based Comic Book Auctions (ComPal) November catalogue has just opened for bidding at the-saleroom.com and includes some magnificent artwork boards from the Bob Monkhouse Archive – along with, separately, some rather nifty comics-inspired badges and several “giveaways” from various British comics. Comedian,… Read More ›

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