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

Art by Asia Alfasi © Asia Alfasi /Lightbox

By Gum! What a Grand Comics Exhibition at Woking’s Lightbox

Tuesday 9th August saw the official launch of “The Story of British Comics So Far: Cor! By Gum! Zarjaz!” at the Lightbox in Woking, which runs until December. Co-curators Paul Gravett and Hamish MacGillivray  gave an insight into the genesis of the exhibition and of their involvement in (comics) exhibitions in Britain and beyond. After the speeches,Continue reading By Gum! What a Grand Comics Exhibition at Woking’s Lightbox

ComPal auction offers Dan Dare, Spider and Kelly’s Eye art

The Spring 2013 Comic Book Postal Auction closes next week – and they have some fantastic British comic lots on offer, as usual, including original art from strips such as Dan Dare, The Spider and Kelly’s Eye as well as complete runs of comics such as New Eagle Sure to attract top bidding are artworksContinue reading ComPal auction offers Dan Dare, Spider and Kelly’s Eye art

2000AD, TV21 and Whoopee art offered in latest Compalcomics auction

Bionic Woman art for Look-In 13 by John Bolton. Lot details here There’s artwork and British comic rarities in the Spring 2011 auction at Compalcomics, which has just opened, including 2000AD art by Ron Smith and superb work by artists such as John Bolton, Frank Bellamy, Ken Reid, Robert Nixon and Italian artist Giorgio deContinue reading 2000AD, TV21 and Whoopee art offered in latest Compalcomics auction