What comics did you buy today?

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Westy
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Re: What comics did you buy today?

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This afternoon I won two October 1967 issues of Tiger from EBay.

They have filled a gap so that I have a run of 1033 issues from 24.04.1965 through to the final issue, 30.03.1985.

Very happy!

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Managed to win a few more Commandos and the annuals arrived. I was glad to see that I got a bonus with the internal front and back cover pages being done by Thelwell!
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geoff42 wrote:Hi,Col, when's your next update on Warlord... long overdue.
I have issues with my hands so I have had to cut down on the computer work. I am working on some alternatives so I will see how they go and let you know.
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Westy wrote:This afternoon I won two October 1967 issues of Tiger from EBay.

They have filled a gap so that I have a run of 1033 issues from 24.04.1965 through to the final issue, 30.03.1985.

Very happy!
That's a hell of a run. Well done!

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Re: What comics did you buy today?

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Not today but over the last couple of weeks I've bought:

Wicked #1 with free gift - Marvel - 1989
Tales of Terror #1 - Portman - 1978
Rampage #1 with free gift - Marvel - 1977
Rampage Monthly #1 - Marvel - 1978
Ranger #1-7 + free gift for #2 - IPC - 1965
Secret Agent Picture Library #1 - Pearson - 1961 - improvement on the copy I had.
9 x Smash comics
17 x Hurricane comics (getting there slowly!)
Buttons #1 + free gift - Polystyle - 1989
Stark Terror #1 - Portman - 1979
Captain Marvel Adventures #1 - Miller - 1953
Space Commando #50 (#1) - Miller - 1953
Bob Steele Western #50-#56 (#1-#7) - Miller - 1951
Young Eagle #1-#4 - Arnold - 1951
Golden Arrow Western #10-#13 (#1-#4) - Miller - 1952
Shoot #1 & #2 - IPC - 1969

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Its definitely from the 1950s. Thanks for the info. I'll send it to the gallery here. I put a couple of dozen Lion covers onto Grand Comics database yesterday which is quite rewarding.

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Re: What comics did you buy today?

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Westy wrote:This afternoon I won two October 1967 issues of Tiger from EBay.

They have filled a gap so that I have a run of 1033 issues from 24.04.1965 through to the final issue, 30.03.1985.

Very happy!
Nice!
I'm filling in a few gaps, a handful of issues didn't make it over here at the time. Was a pain missing the odd week here and there.

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Dandy comic #500 - 23rd June 1951 - been after this for bloomin ages!

4x Comic Cuts from 1947

Sparkler Comic #67 - 25th Jan 1936

Funny Wonder comic #1417 - 24th May 1941

25x Merry & Bright comics (ranging from 1932 to 1933)

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Repatriated from a US seller:

Joe 90 #1 - 1969 - now I need the free gift
Joe 90 #2 - 1969 - to finally go with the coderpass gift I bought over a year ago
Smash #2 - 1966 - to also go with the free gift frog which I bought some time ago

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And that's another 8 pre-decimal issues off my hit list for my Commando collection. :-)
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Nice one, Colin. And as we're on the subject of pocket libraries, I visited my friend Chris who has City Centre Comics in Glasgow's West End, where he dug out a nice, wee pile of pocket libraries for me to have a gander at. I bought the lot.
They were:-
2 x Micron Combat Picture Library, #548 & 894
Top Secret Picture Library #3 & 6
Action Picture Library #13
Micron Cowboy Adventure Library #910
Pocket Chiller Library #122
Sabre Library #57 & 60
Club Library - Secret Service #3, 4 and 16.
Plus 4 American titles:-
Exciting comics #60, 1948 (Black Terror story)
Showcase #52 (Cave Carson)
The Man From Uncle (Gold Key) #14
Wyatt Earp (Dell) #11
Also 2 issues of the Italian pocket, Diabolik.

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Adam Eterno wrote:Repatriated from a US seller:

Joe 90 #1 - 1969 - now I need the free gift
Joe 90 #2 - 1969 - to finally go with the coderpass gift I bought over a year ago
Smash #2 - 1966 - to also go with the free gift frog which I bought some time ago
Always fun to be able to match up the gifts to the comics.

Its a skill in itself to be able to recognise when something is a comic free gift rather than just a childs throwaway toy.

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paw broon wrote:Nice one, Colin. And as we're on the subject of pocket libraries, I visited my friend Chris who has City Centre Comics in Glasgow's West End, where he dug out a nice, wee pile of pocket libraries for me to have a gander at. I bought the lot.
They were:-
2 x Micron Combat Picture Library, #548 & 894
Top Secret Picture Library #3 & 6
Action Picture Library #13
Micron Cowboy Adventure Library #910
Pocket Chiller Library #122
Sabre Library #57 & 60
Club Library - Secret Service #3, 4 and 16.
Plus 4 American titles:-
Exciting comics #60, 1948 (Black Terror story)
Showcase #52 (Cave Carson)
The Man From Uncle (Gold Key) #14
Wyatt Earp (Dell) #11
Also 2 issues of the Italian pocket, Diabolik.
:o :o :o They're so pretty. :o :o :o
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Yesterday, a gentleman from Clacton who had been pointed in my direction by Central City Comics in Ipswich turned up on my doorstep with a boxload of what he described as old British Marvel comics he'd found under the bed in his family home. He didn't want an exorbitant amount of money; in fact, he said there was no hurry to pay him, he'd just leave them for me to look through when I had time and if they were worth anything, I could make him an offer. He had otherwise been going to throw them out.

I put the box to one side, and looked through it this morning. There were probably a couple of hundred issues of various mid seventies Marvel titles, the stuff that tends to go for a quid or two on ebay, incuding one issue of Captain Britain and a handful of Planet of the Apes. And in amongst them, half a dozen random American Marvels in terrible condition. And then, at the bottom, a couple of rather nice Marvel Treasury editions, which sadly I'd already got.

Oh, and a complete run of Vulcan. Including the three giveaway mini comics from Valiant. I almost forgot about those... :D

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Re: What comics did you buy today?

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Have you seen what that full run of Vulcan went for on compal?

I bought a full run this year on eBay for £40.

The compal price was incredible.

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