North-east based auction house Anderson & Garland is hosting a massive Comics Auction including both British and US comics, and original comic art later this month, including of rare first issues, rare girls comics and much more.
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 28th and Thursday 29th September 2022, the enormous catalogue, features over one thousand lots, including runs of 2000AD, War Picture Library cover art, Eagle, TV Century 21, early issues of VIZ, Marvel UK titles, DC and Marvel Comics, and an incredible range of independent US titles, too.
Do note that you need to register with the site to bid.
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 .
Lot: 1 to 242 – Wednesday, 28th September 2022 10:00 Lot: 243 to 542 – Wednesday, 28th September 2022 12:45 Lot: 543 to 821 – Thursday, 29th September 2022 10:00 Lot: 822 to 1043 – Thursday, 29th September 2022 13:15
Monday 26th September 2022 – 10am-3pm Tuesday 27th September 2022 – 10am-3pm
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.