Holiday Specials galore, and more, in latest Phil-Comics eBay auction

There’s a host of British comic goodies on offer in the latest Phil-Comics eBay auction, including a terrific number of Holiday Specials from the 1970s, Beano, Dandy, TV21 comics, annuals – and rarities such as promotional flyers and moreContinue reading Holiday Specials galore, and more, in latest Phil-Comics eBay auction

Thunderbirds original double-page artworkdrawn, painted and signed by Frank Bellamy for TV Century 21 No 131, 1967. From the Bob Monkhouse Archive. Fearing a rebel attack on the President super-ship Thunderbirds 1 keeps station but a rogue tanker is on collision course… (Bright Pelikan inks on board. 28 x 20 ins)

Compalcomics offers first issue Beano, Black Panther art and more in March auction

Compalcomics has launched its March auction catalogue of British and US comics, and a huge amount of great comic art, including Black Panther art for Marvel UK, Thunderbirds and Garth art by Frank Bellamy and some other rarities from the Bob Monkhouse Archive. The star item on offer has to be a copy The Beano No 1Continue reading Compalcomics offers first issue Beano, Black Panther art and more in March auction

Beano Summer Special Out Now, Dandy Special out next month!

This year’s Beano Summer Special is on sale now in all good newsagents – and a Dandy Summer Special is on the way. The Beano special, with a cover by Nigel Parkinson, offers 68 pages packed full of comics, jokes, puzzles and one spooky mystery, and comes with a sheet of stickers – everything you need toContinue reading Beano Summer Special Out Now, Dandy Special out next month!

WHSmiths Pre-Teen and junior titles rack, 13th February 2018

British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (July – December 2017): Good news for Beano, bad for TOXIC

The latest sales figures for some comics and children’s magazines available on the UK news stand for the second half of 2017 have just been published by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC). There are winners and losers as ever, as consumer magazines in general fight for readers in an increasingly difficult market – but at leastContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (July – December 2017): Good news for Beano, bad for TOXIC

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Zoom Rockman announced as latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival patron

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced its latest patron is cartoonist Zoom Rockman, who sprang to comics fame at a young age with his work for the humour weekly, Beano. Zoom Rockman is a British artist/ satirist whose comic strip, Skanky Pigeon first appeared in the Beano when he was 12 years old. Age 16, he becameContinue reading Zoom Rockman announced as latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival patron