Starting the New Year with a bang, Westerhope-based auction house Anderson & Garland are hosting the first part of an absolutely massive comic and comic art auction next week, offering hundreds of lots of British and American comics.
Many of the comics and artworks offered are from the archives of longtime collector Peter Hansen, now, sadly, being broken up, despite his many attempts to save them for the nation.
Taking place on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th January 2023, the enormous catalogue, features just over eight hundred lots, including runs of 2000AD, War Picture Library cover art, Marvel UK titles, British Mickey Mouse comics, DC and Marvel Comics, and an incredible range of independent US titles, and comic-related books, too.
Do note that you need to register with the site to bid.
The two-day auction of rare and collectable, vintage and modern, American and British comics includes: Fantastic Four No’s. 1 and 4, Iron Man No. 1, Amazing Spider-Man No’s. 5, 11, 50 and 101, Justice League No.1, The Brave & Bold No. 28, Green Lantern No. 76; thousands of Silver Age and Bronze Age US comics by Marvel and DC; Modern Key variants; bound volumes of British comics by DC Thomson, Hulton Press and IPC, including original publisher’s file-copies; rare Alan Class comics, original comics artwork; Horror Magazines, Children’s Annuals and Comics-related books.
This sale will continued with The Comics Auction – Part 2 on Wednesday, 1st February.
Established in 1840, Anderson & Garland is the leading firm of Auctioneers and Valuers in the North of England and Scottish Borders, and one of the largest independent auction houses in the UK .
Anderson & Garland – The Comics Auction Part One – Selected Lots
Anderson & Garland – The Comics Auction Part One
Lot: 1 to 216 – Wednesday 18th Jan, 2023 10.00am
Lot: 217 to 431 – Wednesday 18th Jan, 2023 12.45pm
Lot: 432 to 632 – Thursday 19th Jan, 2023 10.00am
Lot: 633 to 801 – Thursday 19th Jan, 2023 12.30pm
Monday 16th January 10am – 3.00pm
Tuesday 17th January 10am – 3.00pm
Do note that you need to register with the site to bid. This sale will continued with The Comics Auction – Part 2 on Wednesday, 1st February 2023
• Anderson & Garland, Anderson House, Crispin Court, Newbiggin Lane, Westerhope, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 1BF | Web: www.andersonandgarland.com
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. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 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.