Top US auction house Heritage Auctions, which has been actively expanding its offering of European comic art and related items over the last year, will be at the MCM Comic Con in London later this month (24th – 26th May 2019).
Specialist Lon Allen and others will be on hand, by appointment, to offer a free appraisal of large collections or to talk to people who may be representing estates, with a view to accepting consignments for our upcoming auctions.
To schedule an appointment with one of the HA specialists, go to to HA.com to view their current items and see if what you own first their interests, and request a free appraisal. You can do this even if you aren’t planning to attend the event.
• MCM Comic Con, ExCel London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London Web: www.mcmcomiccon.com/london
Show hours: Friday 24th May: 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Saturday 25th May: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM | Sunday 26th May: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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.