Catawiki International Comic Art Auction Spotlight: Trigan Empire and more!

The latest International Comic Art Auction on Catawiki closes later today (closing Thursday 3rd June 2021) and includes a few British creators’ work, including “Trigan Empire” art by Don Lawrence, alongside a range of European artists’ creations.

Here are some of art highlights from this week’s auction

Robot Archie, Man of Steel – The Mole Men – (1964) by Edward “Ted” Kearon
Very fine – 1 Original artwork – Format: 42 x 52 cm

Robot Archie, Man of Steel - The Mole Men - (1964) by Edward “Ted” Kearon

Original page drawn by Edward “Ted” Kearon. Black and white ink drawing of robot Archie, the man of steel, first published in Lion.

The Rise and Fall of the Trigan Empire - The Imposter - (1971) by Don Lawrence

The Rise and Fall of the Trigan Empire – The Imposter – (1971) by Don Lawrence
Good – 1 Original artwork – Formaat: 33 x 43 cm

A beautiful, original page from the “Trigan Empire” series by Don Lawrence, featuring the main characters of the album.

A page from Princess - (1965) by Leslie Otway

A page from Princess – (1965) by Leslie Otway
Very good – 1 Original artwork – Formaat: 39 x 50 cm.

A beautiful gouache page by Leslie Otway, published in June 1965 in the girls comic, Princess.

Be aware that in addition to auction fees, the cost shipping of art from Europe has significantly increased due to Brexit

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.



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