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The Illustration Collector #41: A Sharp Eye For The Ridiculous – The Artwork of Ronald Searle

December 8, 2010


Here’s A Sharp Eye For The Ridiculous – The Artwork of Ronald Searle –The Illustration Collector # 41 Winter 2000- 2001, Published by Illustration House. OUT OF PRINT. It’s a collection of 42 magnificent illustrations by  the brilliant English artist & cartoonist Ronald (William Fordham) Searle (best known as the creator of St. Trinian’s School). The […]

Fantasy Advertiser International Special #7

December 7, 2010


Here’s Fantasy Advertiser International Special No. 7, published in June 1973 by Dez Skinn. Fantasy Advertiser was a great illustrated fanzine, cramped full of advertisements of UK & USA comics for sale from mainly UK comic dealers – lots of wants lists – many interesting & informal features & columns – latest comic news/ conventions/ interviews & […]

Orpheus #1

December 4, 2010


This is ORPEUS # 1, published in 1971, an excellent but short lived fanzine (formerly ASPECT) edited by Steve Moore and Steve Parkhouse. It’s a rather SCARCE BRITISH FANZINE with brilliant illustrated articles/ interviews/ sketches / drawings/ strips & period photographs. This issue features: – The strip story Thong by Steve Parkhouse; – An illustrated interview with […]

Illustration Magazine #7

November 23, 2010


Here’s Illustration Magazine Issue Number 7 published July 2003 by the editor Dan Zimmer. This issue is already sold out with publisher. A truly marvellous & well produced magazine devoted mainly to the history of American Illustration art & its artists. This lavishly illustrated well researched magazine is published quarterly & is printed in Full […]

The Adventures of Biggles #5

November 20, 2010


Here’s a  rather scarce undated early 1950s Comic, THE ADVENTURES OF BIGGLES No. 5 written by Capt. W. E. Johns & with drawings by A. De Vine. This issue features following illustrated stories: The Adventures of Biggles: a) China Mission part 1& 2; b) Sabotage in Ceylon; c) The Crimson Comet. & Tim Valour: a) […]

Buck Rogers 2430/2431 AD issue 4

November 6, 2010


This is the Issue 4 of Buck Rogers 2430/ 2431 AD. It’s the First Printing in English published by Club Anni Trenta in 1980. This rather scarce oversized issue collects (reprints) in Full Colour the Sunday pages from 7 December 1930 to 22 February 1931 –strips 37 to 48 from the series “Marooned on Venus”. […]

Eagle Convention 1980

July 20, 2010


Eagle Convention 1980 is a marvellous but rather scarce Official Souvenir Brochure to mark the 30th Anniversary of the EAGLE Magazine. This event took place in London 11, 12 & 13 April 1980. Lavishly illustrated with: –  drawings/ sketches/ paintings by many renowned artists of that time: Frank Hampson, Ron Embleton, Keith Watson, Frank Humpris, Donald Harley and […]

Captain George presents Frank Frazetta Special #38 & 39

July 19, 2010


Here’s CAPTAIN GEORGE PRESENTS Frank Frazetta Special # 38 & 39, published 1970 by Memory Lane. A double issue with reprints of Frank Frazetta’s Barney Rooster, Looie Lazybones, Kathy, Hucky Duck, Dan Brand & Tipi, Heroic True Life Story & more. Captain George Henderson lived comics & had the great foresight that comics would become […]

The (More) Magic of Frank Frazetta

July 18, 2010


The (MORE) MAGIC OF FRANK FRAZETTA it’s undated (1970s). A rather scarce fanzine/ pirated edition with a collection of 27 superb Full Page black & white drawings/ sketches by the great artist Frank Frazetta. 1 drawing per page (sheet) with the other side of page (sheet) blank. The item is in excellent condition –with some […]

Gary Gianni’s Solomon Kane

July 17, 2010


There are 2 pieces of pop art in this post: 1) Solomon Kane: a sketchbook illustrated by Gary Gianni. A beautifully produced embossed black cover sketchbook published in limited quantities by Wandering Star to promote their special edition book THE SAVAGE TALES OF SOLOMON KANE by Robert E Howard. Foreword by Neil Gaiman & short intro […]

Fanfare #2

July 12, 2010


Fanfare # 2 was published at Winter 1978. It’s an excellent high quality fanzine (formerly Graphic Story Magazine) dedicated to popular culture & all the arts (comics /music/ films & more) . Brilliant articles & interviews which are lavishly illustrated with sketches/ drawings/ art & period photographs. Here are the contents of this issue: This issue features […]

Kaleidoscope Vol. 2 No. 1

July 10, 2010


Kaleidoscope Volume 2 No. 1 was published in 1965, the editors being Don Shay & Ray Cabana Jr. It was a great US fanzine. This issue features: – An extensive illustrated article on the Sean Connery James Bond 007 films up to the then-latest one “Thunderball” – “Farewell Little Master of the Universe” featuring the career of […]

U.K. Comicdom #0

July 9, 2010


Here’s U.K. Comicdom No. 0. The first edition was published May 1970 by Unicorn (Phil Clarke). This was a special rather scarce introductory issue to promote future issues of this fanzine. Unfortunately no further issues of this nice fanzine were published up to now. This issue features reprints of the following stories drawn by the […]

The Gene Colan Treasury

June 29, 2010


Here’s The Gene Colan Treasury. This is the OUT OF PRINT first printing published 1996 by Aardwolf. With salutations by Stan Lee. A truly wonderful selection of incredible B/W artwork, drawings, sketches, strips by the brilliant artist Gene Colan. Some of the artwork in this treasury has never before been published. A brilliant illustrated interview, […]

Glamour International Magazine #1

June 27, 2010


This is a rather scarce Glamour International  Magazine # 1. It was published 1980 by Club Anni Trenta as a limited edition for Comics Art Collectors. This first issue features: – Connie by Frank Godwin – Dixie Dugan by John H Striebel – a selection of sexy girls drawn by R Patterson – Modest Maidens by […]

Comics Land #0

June 25, 2010


COMICS LAND Magazine # 0 was published in 1981. It”s a rather scarce but very well produced fanzine of the 80’s featuring well-known artists. This magazine features a lavishly illustrated interview with one of the great Masters of Illustrations: Ron Embleton. A superb selection of Ron’s work (Wicked Wanda/ Wulf the Britton/ Johnny Frog & more) and B/W […]

Bemusing Magazine #9-10

June 24, 2010


Here are 2 early rather scarce 1976 Bemusing Magazines (later abbreviated to BEM): # 9 May 1976 & # 10 August 1976, published by Martin Lock. Great lavishly illustrated fanzines, cramped full of comic news (UK & American comics), with brilliant reviews, many interesting & informal features & columns, latest comic news, conventions, artwork, underground […]

Meanwhile #1-4

June 20, 2010


Here are all 4 very scarce issues of Meanwhile, published by Mandarin Comics in 1983/ 1984 featuring some incredible Black & White art by Dave McKean. Issues 1 to 4 covers of course the magnificent story of Josef by McKean but other great artists also contributed to these magnificent issues: Neil Jones, Neil Cowan & […]

The Comic Journal #19

May 13, 2010


Here’s The Comic Journal No 19, published 1989. It’s an illustrated (Black & White) British comic fanzine printed on private presses & issued by subscription only. This volume contains following illustrated articles: – “Q” Squadron goes to War by Colin Morgan – a series that appeared in the comic THE HOTSPUR – An introduction to […]

Magical Moments & Memories #10

May 12, 2010


Magical Moments & Memories – Issue No. 10 (Disneyana Enthusiasts Club) – Published Winter 1995 – Christmas issue. A magnificent high quality fanzine covering about almost everything for a Disneyana fan, from collecting to all kind of information in relation to the world of Disney. Published by subscription only & edited by the marvellous & […]