Amazing Fantasy 15 (1962) with Stan Lee signature to splash page margin and photograph of original owner with Stan Lee at Excel Centre Comic Con Sunday Feb 16th 2012 where the comic was signed Good cover gloss, Biro '6' to cover and light blue colour touch to Spider-Man's eyes, villain's eyes and ankle sock. 1 inch margin tear to page 25

Amazing Fantasy #15 sells for £9600 in UK Compal Auction, Dandy 2 for £4550

There was clearly some fierce bidding in the latest ComPal comic and comic art auction, with some high prices paid for the top lots, among them a copy of Amazing Fantasy #15, the first appearance of Marvel’s The Amazing Spider-Man, signed by Stan Lee, and a rare copy fo The Dandy Issue 2, published inContinue reading Amazing Fantasy #15 sells for £9600 in UK Compal Auction, Dandy 2 for £4550

AURORA Chitty Chitty Bang Bang plastic model kit, Copyright Glidrose Productions Ltd. 1968

James Bond memorabilia offered at Aston’s Auctioneers from Cars of the Stars Museum

Dudley-based Aston’s Auctioneers are selling off the remaining contents of the world-famous The Cars Of The Stars Museum / The Bond Museum, that was based in KeswickContinue reading James Bond memorabilia offered at Aston’s Auctioneers from Cars of the Stars Museum

Amazing Fantasy 15 (1962) with Stan Lee signature to splash page margin and photograph of original owner with Stan Lee at Excel Centre Comic Con Sunday Feb 16th 2012 where the comic was signed Good cover gloss, Biro '6' to cover and light blue colour touch to Spider-Man's eyes, villain's eyes and ankle sock. 1 inch margin tear to page 25

Amazing Fantasy #15, and rare “pulped” Beano, offered by Compalcomics

The May/June Compalcomics catalogue has just launched, offering a host of British comics goodies – both comics and art – for auction, alongside many US comic offerings, too including a copy of Spider-Man‘s first appearance in Amazing Fantasy #15, signed by Stan Lee. In all, there are 302 lots in the catalogue, an auction showcasesContinue reading Amazing Fantasy #15, and rare “pulped” Beano, offered by Compalcomics

Thunderbirds “Parker” joins BIG Chief Studios collectable International Rescue figures line up

By popular demand, BIG Chief Studios Parker figure, from Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s 1960s smash hit Supermarionation show Thunderbirds, will soon be available to order via the company’s Launch Pad platform and specially selected exclusive retail partners. Available as an Exclusive Signature Edition of only 500 worldwide, Parker was Gerry’s favourite character from Thunderbirds. ParkerContinue reading Thunderbirds “Parker” joins BIG Chief Studios collectable International Rescue figures line up

A 1969 Star Trek Sugar Smacks packet, complete with a picture of all the free badges you might find inside

Re-discovering Vintage Cereal Packets, and how one Star Trek memory still plagues my fuzzy brain

This week’s “Rabbit Hole” mission across the web started with memories of  Letraset’s marvellous “Action Transfers” – specifically, Joe 90 “instant transfers” which if memory serves, I acquired through an offer on the back of a cereal packet… and ended up investigating a half-remembered 1960s Star Trek promotion – and a 1950s Weetabix competition inContinue reading Re-discovering Vintage Cereal Packets, and how one Star Trek memory still plagues my fuzzy brain