Cor - "Hire-A-Horror" 22nd September 1973 SNIP

Phil Comics eBay auction offers Robert Nixon Buster art and more

The latest Phil-Comics on eBay auction features around 465 vintage comic related items, including original artwork from Beano and Buster artist Robert Nixon, a wide array of comics, annuals, holiday specials, books, batches and a few CGC graded comics to boot. Robert Nixon, who died in 2002, worked on comics such as The Beano, DandyContinue reading Phil Comics eBay auction offers Robert Nixon Buster art and more

Buster and Cor Special 2019 - Cover by Neil Googe SNIP

Who’s Who on the Cover of the Cor! & Buster Special

News of Rebellion’s Cor! & Buster Special (out 17th April) has gone down well with downthetubes readers and artist Neil Googe‘s cover brings the classic British comics humour characters bang up to date. But for those of you might be scratching your head as to who’s who on that cover, here’s a handy guide… MarthaContinue reading Who’s Who on the Cover of the Cor! & Buster Special

Ken Reid’s Creepy Creations

Sneak Peek: Ken Reid’s Creepy Creations

Ken Reid’s Creepy Creations is available to order now from publisher Rebellion’s web shop, ahead of its release at the end of November. Debuting in March 1973, in the first issue of Shiver and Shake, a two comics in one comic just like Whizzer and Chips, “Creepy Creations” was a back page feature that enabledContinue reading Sneak Peek: Ken Reid’s Creepy Creations

Countdown and TV Action comics offered by Phil Comics auctioneers

British comics galore and Frankie Stein art, too – in this month’s Phil Comics online auction

There’s some great lots in this latest batch of comics-related auction items from British online comic auctioneers Phil Comics – including a near full set of the 1970s TV-inspired title Countdown and TV ACTION and Frankie Stein art by Robert Nixon. The latest auction includes many US comics alongside early issues of The Beano andContinue reading British comics galore and Frankie Stein art, too – in this month’s Phil Comics online auction

Bank Holiday Reading: The 1976 Frankie Stein Holiday Special

Holiday Specials may be few and far between these days when it comes to British comics – it’s simply too expensive or publishers to “sell in” one shots, sadly. But this doesn’t mean you can’t dip into your collection and pick out some appropriate reading. Case in point – a rather battered, much-read copy ofContinue reading Bank Holiday Reading: The 1976 Frankie Stein Holiday Special