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Phil-Comics trails rare “Wham-O Giant” US tabloid comic in next month’s eBay auction

A copy of the rare giant-sized US comic Wham-O Giant Comics #1, produced by a toy company in the 1960s will go under the hammer at Phil-Comics on eBay next month – and with a line-up that includes artist Wally Wood, will surely attract much collector attention. Proclaimed “The World’s Largest Comic”, measuring 21 xContinue reading Phil-Comics trails rare “Wham-O Giant” US tabloid comic in next month’s eBay auction

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ComicScene 4 spotlights Simon Furman and Geoff Senior’s “To the Death”

ComicScene Issue 4 is out now in all good comic shops and available through many newsagents – and includes a free 16-page supplement featuring Simon Furman and Geoff Senior‘s new 10 part comic, To The Death. The supplement includes an interview with Simon and Geoff, exclusive art, a preview of the strip, now available inContinue reading ComicScene 4 spotlights Simon Furman and Geoff Senior’s “To the Death”

Amazing British comic annuals up for auction from Phil Comics

Phil Comics first vintage comic auction of 2019 is now live on eBay, and includes some terrific Beano, Dandy and Lion annuals in its lots, along with some British comics including free gifts, and some editions of the short-lived Tornado adventure comic.Continue reading Amazing British comic annuals up for auction from Phil Comics

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The Beano at 80 – a Potted History by Phil Shrimpton

As the Beano closes in on its 80th birthday, comics auctioneer Phil Shrimpton of Phil Comics looks back at some the weekly humour comic’s achievements and its continued success today… The Beano comic needs very little introduction, certainly not in the world of comic collecting but also not amongst the general population. Many of itsContinue reading The Beano at 80 – a Potted History by Phil Shrimpton

Beano Number One - cover dated 30th July 1938 (Phil Comics copy, 2018 auction item) - Cover

Original first issue of the Beano on offer on eBay… for £25,000

Comics auctioneers Phil Comics is offering an original, unrestored, FN+ example of the first Beano comic – cover dated 30th July 1938 – in the same week that the comic turns 80, with a starting bid price of £25,000. This original copy includes pages excised from reprints in recent years, removed for their now stereotypedContinue reading Original first issue of the Beano on offer on eBay… for £25,000