"The Happy Warrior" by Clifford Makins and Frank Bellamy

Commemorating D-Day: A Look Back at Eagle’s “The Happy Warrior”

Marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day, we feature some pages from Clifford Makins and Frank Bellamy‘s classic 1957 Eagle biography of Sir Winston Churchill, “The Happy Warrior“, which revolutionised the presentation of historical documentary in strip form for British comics. “The Happy Warrior”, the life story of Winston Churchill, written by Clifford Makins, first appearedContinue reading Commemorating D-Day: A Look Back at Eagle’s “The Happy Warrior”

Amazing Fantasy 15 (1962) with Stan Lee signature to splash page margin and photograph of original owner with Stan Lee at Excel Centre Comic Con Sunday Feb 16th 2012 where the comic was signed Good cover gloss, Biro '6' to cover and light blue colour touch to Spider-Man's eyes, villain's eyes and ankle sock. 1 inch margin tear to page 25

Amazing Fantasy #15 sells for £9600 in UK Compal Auction, Dandy 2 for £4550

There was clearly some fierce bidding in the latest ComPal comic and comic art auction, with some high prices paid for the top lots, among them a copy of Amazing Fantasy #15, the first appearance of Marvel’s The Amazing Spider-Man, signed by Stan Lee, and a rare copy fo The Dandy Issue 2, published inContinue reading Amazing Fantasy #15 sells for £9600 in UK Compal Auction, Dandy 2 for £4550

Amazing Fantasy 15 (1962) with Stan Lee signature to splash page margin and photograph of original owner with Stan Lee at Excel Centre Comic Con Sunday Feb 16th 2012 where the comic was signed Good cover gloss, Biro '6' to cover and light blue colour touch to Spider-Man's eyes, villain's eyes and ankle sock. 1 inch margin tear to page 25

Amazing Fantasy #15, and rare “pulped” Beano, offered by Compalcomics

The May/June Compalcomics catalogue has just launched, offering a host of British comics goodies – both comics and art – for auction, alongside many US comic offerings, too including a copy of Spider-Man‘s first appearance in Amazing Fantasy #15, signed by Stan Lee. In all, there are 302 lots in the catalogue, an auction showcasesContinue reading Amazing Fantasy #15, and rare “pulped” Beano, offered by Compalcomics

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Replacing Eagle: The Comics That Didn’t Make It – Part 1 Lost Eagle and Lightning

April 1950 saw the publication of the first issue of the weekly boy’s comic, Eagle. It was an immediate success with its mixture of historical, modern-day and futuristic adventure strips with some humour plus factual articles and cutaways, and, unlike so many of its weekly story paper competitors, it was big, bold and colourful. TheContinue reading Replacing Eagle: The Comics That Didn’t Make It – Part 1 Lost Eagle and Lightning

Thunderbirds original double-page artworkdrawn, painted and signed by Frank Bellamy for TV Century 21 No 131, 1967. From the Bob Monkhouse Archive. Fearing a rebel attack on the President super-ship Thunderbirds 1 keeps station but a rogue tanker is on collision course… (Bright Pelikan inks on board. 28 x 20 ins)

Compalcomics offers first issue Beano, Black Panther art and more in March auction

Compalcomics has launched its March auction catalogue of British and US comics, and a huge amount of great comic art, including Black Panther art for Marvel UK, Thunderbirds and Garth art by Frank Bellamy and some other rarities from the Bob Monkhouse Archive. The star item on offer has to be a copy The Beano No 1Continue reading Compalcomics offers first issue Beano, Black Panther art and more in March auction