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Comic Book Postal Auctions latest offering launched, includes original Beano, Dandy art

Comic Book Postal Auctions has just launched their August / September auction – and there are some great British comics offerings, including original art from the Beano, and The Dandy – and rare copies of early appearances of Dick Boss, The Netherlands first comic book hero. Their recent May auction achieved some strong results. TheContinue reading Comic Book Postal Auctions latest offering launched, includes original Beano, Dandy art

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Frank Frazetta painting sale for $1.79 million sets all-time auction record for any piece of comic art

Run by Heritage Auctions, Chicago’s largest public auction dedicated to vintage comic books and original comic art fetched $12,201,974 – setting the world record for the most valuable sale of its kind. The top lot claimed its own record when artist Frank Frazetta’s Original Art titled Death Dealer 6, 1990 – first published as theContinue reading Frank Frazetta painting sale for $1.79 million sets all-time auction record for any piece of comic art

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Portsmouth Comic Con – one month to go, Doctor Who comics panel details

There’s just one month to go until Portsmouth welcomes its first Comic Con to the Guildhall (5th – 6th May 2018), and the stellar line-up of guests and the range of family activities are not to be missed. Organised in collaboration with Tripwire Magazine, Portsmouth Comic Con – which even has its own cosmic heroes,Continue reading Portsmouth Comic Con – one month to go, Doctor Who comics panel details

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10 Questions: An Interview with Comics Writer Rik Hoskin

Rik Hoskin is a comic book writer and novelist from the UK.  He’s written comics for Star Wars, Doctor Who, Superman, Shrek and a successful Spider-Man title aimed at younger readers, among many others.   His most recent work includes a graphic novel with author Brandon Sanderson that made the New York Times bestseller list,Continue reading 10 Questions: An Interview with Comics Writer Rik Hoskin

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In Pictures: DC Exhibition – Dawn of Super Heroes opens in London

We trailed its opening a couple of weeks back, but the DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes has now opened at the O2 in London – and looks really good, Tripwire magazine’s Joel Meadows was at the launch and has kindly shared some of his photographs with downthetubes… “The DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes currentlyContinue reading In Pictures: DC Exhibition – Dawn of Super Heroes opens in London