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Robot Archie’s Dutch Adventures as “Der Man van Staal”

Robot Archie – now owned by Rebellion – is an iconic character that must surely be in the running for collection next year, but did you know he was possibly as popular in Holland as he was here, and like Janus Stark, new stories were created for overseas publication? Robot Archie (initially known as “TheContinue reading Robot Archie’s Dutch Adventures as “Der Man van Staal”

Charley's War original artwork by Joe Colquhoun for Battle-Action No 297 Page 3 (1980). Written by Pat Mills The French legionnaires fight a ferocious battle during the German Siege of Fort Vaux in Verdun. Krotowski hides himself in the observation turret above the tunnel, desperately trying to buy water from a German soldier outside but Blue forces his comrade away knowing he'll be shot if the commandant finds out 18 x 15 ins. Black ink on cartridge paper £250-300

“Charley’s War” and “Timeslip” art, rare Beanos included in May ComPal British comics auction

The latest ComPal auction run by Comic Book Auctions Ltd is now live offering a wide selection of comic items – both British and US. As usual, our focus is on the British section, which includes some great art offerings – including pages of “Charley’s War”, the amazing World War One story for Battle createdContinue reading “Charley’s War” and “Timeslip” art, rare Beanos included in May ComPal British comics auction

TV Century 21 Number 3, published in 1965, with a near complete free gift - a cut-out and build Fireball XL5.

Latest Compalcomics auction offers rare Beanos, Number Ones with free gifts… and more Dalek Swapits!

The Compalcomics August/September auction catalogue has just launched on the-saleroom.com and includes a number of early Beanos and plenty of Number One issues of various comics complete with with free gifts, including The Hornet from 1963, the girls comic Romeo, a rare early TV Century 21 with free gift and many more. Offered in this auctionContinue reading Latest Compalcomics auction offers rare Beanos, Number Ones with free gifts… and more Dalek Swapits!

Dez Skinn reveals the origins of Vulcan (the comic, not the Star Trek planet)

Longtime British comics fan and indie publisher David McDonald, whose projects under his Hibernia Comics imprint include One Eyed Jack and the Death of Valiant and a fab Doomlord strip collection, writes to tell us he is busy working on his next Comic Archive title, provisionally titled Beyond 2000. In the process, he’s gathered aContinue reading Dez Skinn reveals the origins of Vulcan (the comic, not the Star Trek planet)