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The postcards available at the "Into Battle! The art of British war comics" exhibition currently on at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire museum - picture library covers by some of the greats & a Charley's War piece by Joe Colquhoun

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More details/images of rare '50s sci-fi merchandise related to radio show (and comic strip) 'Journey Into Space', this time it's more about the (2nd) style of playsuit for character Jet Morgan. Produced by Merit int he 1950s good luck tracking one of these down!

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More original cartoons from the recent 'Norman Thelwell saves the planet' exhibition at the Cartoon Museum

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An update to my look at the 1996/7 'Gargoyles' reprint comic from Titan comics - I've now added some images for a trade paperback that I now know was also released

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There's a volume of 'Maxwell the magic cat (volume 4)' currently up for sale (I'm not the seller!) and you can see some of the other artists who contributed drawings of Maxwell - includes David Lloyd, Kev O'Neill and Brian Bolland

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Some 1950s sales figures for Swift, TV Comic - weekly comic & annuals. All found inside a Ladybird booklet!

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Great news (!) - I've finally been able to complete my covers gallery for 'The Wastefu(e)l' family of promotional comics from British Gas. Art is by Jeremy Simmonds.

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Some Marvel UK rarities up for sale today, including that Carlos Ezquerra cover for Fury #22, good luck if you bid!

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more 'Tomb Raider' comics from the short-lived Titan Comics run in 2001

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As an antidote to Valentine's day here are some great postcards that I purchased from Mark Stafford recently - check 'em out!

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A final selection of original roughs/sketches of women's heads by prolific (Sexton Blake artists and much more) artist Eric Parker

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Tiger comic #1 up for sale with original free gift - never seen this before! I'm not the seller and you'll need a few quid to buy it

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Tiger comic #2 up for sale with original free gift - never seen this before! I'm not the seller and you'll need a few quid to buy it

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I've updated my covers gallery for the 'Dundee College of Art Comics & Graphic Novel Anthologies' - cover artists include Anna Morozova, Dave Gibbons, Colin MacNeil & more!

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More Norman Thelwell art from the 2023 exhibition at Mottisfont (a National Trust property close to where he lived)

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