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

Battle - Charley's War - cover dated 11th July 1981 SNIP

Charley’s War Battle “In the Trenches” Cover offered on eBay

There’s a great opportunity to get hold of an original “Charley’s War” Battle cover by Joe Colquhoun on eBay right now – and, unlike a number of Joe’s covers, this one will definitely sell. Rather than open bids at the often £500 price point, the seller, who is donating some of the proceeds to PendlesideContinue reading Charley’s War Battle “In the Trenches” Cover offered on eBay

Logo Lost Eagle SNIP

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

Backtrack Interview: Frank S. Pepper

Creating Comics: An Archive Interview with Roy of the Rovers co-creator Frank S. Pepper

The Continuing Adventures of Frank S. Pepper This feature offers the full text of an interview Andrew Darlington conducted with the legendary writer Frank S. Pepper, extracted from a long series of correspondence, exactly as it was published in the ‘alternative’ arts-magazine Ludds Mill no.9 in September 1973. Andrew has resisted the temptation of amendingContinue reading Creating Comics: An Archive Interview with Roy of the Rovers co-creator Frank S. Pepper