Updated and added to every day, it will eventually list all significant british comics published and all marvel and dc comics that were either officially distributed or non distributed in the uk. From 1943 to 1950 the magic comic name continued to survive when it shared billing with the beano for the beano magic book titled annuals which today in top condition fetch between. The beano book 1998 comic annual hardback vintage collectible. I am clearing my loft and found lots of comics, please see all the images provided and the description of each item. The beano comic libraries lasted for 368 issues and their dandy counterparts lasted for 344 issues. There is also a special 64page book available, the beano special collectors edition. Check out tshirts, accessories, games, collectables and more for fans of all ages at the official home for beano merchandise. Vintage 1980s the beano comic book annuals x6 collection. Take the best quizzes, play free online games, find epic jokes and watch funny videos. In the beanos home city of dundee, a special exhibition was held at. In other words, it takes a dealer time to sort, bag, board and price any comic book. So yes, if you have a beano from the 1940s, you might be looking at the price of a nice night out for two if its in nice nick, but if its, say, a batman comic from 1985, it wont get you a pint of beer.
Apr 15, 2014 rare first edition of childrens comic the beano to fetch at least. It came a year after the weekly comic was first brought out by dundeebased dc thomson in july 1938. Fascinating collection of wartime comics show how propaganda persuaded britains children they need not fear the nazis. The title is unpopular, or was bought in quantity during the speculation bubble of the early 1990s, and is now being dumped by collectors. Dennis being chased badge copper doing the chasing badge denniss trusty catapult badge pin to whatever clothing item, accessory or thing and wear your new beano badges with pride. Vintage 1980s the beano comic book annuals x6 collection mini funsize retro. The comic book price guide for great britain beano comic. Welcome to the comic book price guide that has been 25 years in the making. Dec 27, 2017 the comic book annual was often the biggest present youd find in your stocking, only just fitting inside, although providing a sturdy spine for the other christmas goodies. Oct 01, 2016 from 1943 to 1950 the magic comic name continued to survive when it shared billing with the beano for the beanomagic book titled annuals which today in top condition fetch between.
Nov 06, 2019 following the popularity of phils comics first book in 20, which reprinted the classic christmas covers of beano and the dandy from 19371969, this book celebrates some of the very best front covers of our two favourite british comics from 1937 to 1988, their first fifty years. Comic book collectors are often lifelong enthusiasts of the comic book stories, and they usually focus on particular heroes and attempt to assemble the entire run of a title. Beano annual one of the biggest treats at xmas was to get comic annuals. The value of old beano comics is soaring as nostalgic investors snap up. The beano comic issue 2337 classic vintage original from 1987 d. We are actively seeking pre1980 comic book material for auction especially on titles like beano and dandy. Some collectors go for particular publishers the dundeebased dc thomson, which still prints the beano, for example while others go for particular dates such as christmas or april fools day. We are temporarily closed but will reopen monday, april 20th, and begin accepting orders again friday april 17th. Its beano s 80th birthday year, so we present to you collectors edition pin badges to commemorate the classic dennis chased by copper strip. This is an entertaining volume, in the british tradition of christmas annuals, aimed at younger comic readers.
This family run comic book store provides a community for like minded people to get together and meet new people. Collectors edition character pin badges beano shop. For all advice on selling your comic collection, please dont hesitate to get in touch. The highest known graded copy is fine plus which sold at auction in september 1995 for. Like the comics, big eggo was the cover star until 1949, when he was superseded by biffo the bear. The first issue of a longrunning comic book series is commonly the rarest and most desirable to collectors. Comic books have been published for more than a century, and collectors categorize them into five ages. Perhaps britains most iconic comic character, dennis the menace has appeared in the beano since 1951. Beano comic, the the comic book price guide for great britain. Most comic book lovers pledge allegiance to either dc comicsfeaturing that famous alien from krypton and aquaman, among many othersor marvel comics, which gave us the webslinging spiderman, the new mutants and patriotic captain america. How the beano won the second world war mail online. As you might expect, the older, vintage beano books are the most valuable. Did you scroll all this way to get facts about beano comic book. From our humble beginnings, we have grown to the largest, most complete comic book price guide with well over 1,000,000 comics in our database.
Find the value of the dc thomson comic beano comic library volume 1. Find great deals on ebay for beano 1938 and beano 1939. Platinum 18971937, golden 193855, silver 195669, bronze 197079, and modern 1980present. Oct 03, 2016 do you have an old beano comic that could be worth. Our annuals are legendary, and weve been known to dabble in limited edition ranges of all sorts of. Do you have one of these super valuable vintage beano. Packed full of mischief, mayhem and fun, beano is the worlds longest running comic. Sign up for beano booktopia and every month well send them a bespoke book. Do you have an old beano comic that could be worth. As you might expect, the older, vintage beano books. Beano comic collection for sale in uk view 50 bargains. The premier online comics price guide free comic book values. With ebay, you dont have to choose sides, because we have plenty of any option.
Aug 01, 2012 although i bought the comic myself from newsagents in the early 90s, after reading a reprint compilation beano and dandy book, published by dc thomson at the time, i soon developed a love for the. Comic book price guides, like overstreet, have a minimum price for comic books. We guessed the price might go over the presale estimate of. To mark the 40th birthday of parody superhero bananaman, the sun is revealing some the. Feb 14, 2020 comic fans could be sitting on a fortune with the rarest beano worth up to. How cool is that subscribe to beano and youll save money, and receive it before its even made it to the shops. Comics arent automatically worth a mint, even if they are rare there are certain things collectors will look.
For insurance purposes, insuring a highvalue item or collection. If you have denniss debut issue stashed away, it could be worth as much as. Oct 03, 2016 the beano has a place in every comic book collectors heart as it was the most popular comic book in the country. As well as the comics, beano has released an annual called the beano book every year since 1940. Sainsburys supermarket issued a free facsimile with sales of the beano book. We have values for any marvel, dc, image, idw, darkhorse, or dell comic book that is in your collection. Barry posner published dc thomson firsts featuring 8 of our comics bound in. The beano for the beanomagic book titled annuals which today in top. These are the kinds of comics you find in two for a dollar boxes in any comic book store you visit. There were also comic library specials, the beano comic library specials being puzzle books and lasting for 87 issues 19881994 and the dandy comic library specials being cartoon books, featuring a number of single page comic. Beano comic annuals job lot vintage uk collectable. Reprints will have sharp clean edges, but some collectors may have trimmed. If youre in leamington spa or banbury, please do pop in to one of our two stores. Portfolio editions the very first beano book 1940 special collectors.
Do you have one of these super valuable vintage beano comics. Complete year for 1978 comprising of all issues including the 40th anniversary special edition. In really nice condition, any issue of this rare comic book series is worth good money. Find great local deals on beano comics for sale shop. Phil shrimpton and his past excellent collectors club for beano and dandy and a more recent hardback collection book of. Beano comics job lot of 25 issues very collectable. In the beanos home city of dundee, a special exhibition was held at the university of dundee featuring original artwork and other memorabilia loaned from d. Through carefully selected partners beano occasionally develops collectables such as stamps and coins. Values of beano comic library free comic book price guide. Dont deal with dealers we are a friendly, responsive and cooperative network of comic book collectors who are bypassing costly middlemen, dealers and resellers to source comics directly from owners like you so we can afford to pay you more for comics.
The beano comic celebrated its 80th birthday on 30th july 2018. Comic collector live buy, sell, organize comic books. It was replaced by beano funsize in 1997 which was published until november 2010. At the time of writing, the beano is the number one bestseller in comics and graphic novels for young adults, on amazon, followed by the broons, oor wullie and the dandy. Beano number 452 marks the first appearance of dennis the menace malcolm tells us issue 452 of the beano is very special to collectors because it contains the first appearance of. View market values for books, store your collection, and meet fellow comic fans. Christmas annuals in the attic what are yours worth. More information about this seller contact this seller 24. The comic book price guide for great britain beano comic, the. Over the years we have attracted a variety of press attention, both in newspapers and news channels, which include the following three online news features reuters, bbc news and itv news. Phil shrimpton and his past excellent collectors club for beano and dandy and a more recent hardback collectionbook of.
Beano booktopia kids book subscription boxes for ages 612. The 1940 beano book was issued around the outbreak of the world war two in 1939. Updated and added to every day, it will eventually list all significant british comics published and all marvel and dc comics. The beano has a place in every comic book collector s heart as it was the most popular comic book in the country. Some of the most important and rare comic books to be published in the golden age appeared as part of allamerican comics full article. Great savings free delivery collection on many items. Buy beano annual collection and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. See todays beano comics for sale, best offer and auction. Comics price guide was the first online price guide for comic books back in 1995. Discovering the perfect book for every kid has never been easier, because the brains behind the famous beano comic are ready to do the choosing for you. Sep, 2011 my beano comic book collection from when i was a kid. If you have anything to sell, be it a single item or a whole collection then please contact us for a fast efficient and courteous response. Our annuals are legendary, and weve been known to dabble in limited edition ranges of all sorts of products. Although i bought the comic myself from newsagents in the early 90s, after reading a reprint compilation beano and dandy book, published by dc thomson at the time, i soon developed a.154 1207 115 1344 76 1146 1111 755 1076 1196 217 841 363 219 145 768 192 721 27 1130 1120 191 258 1038 761 518 947 1423 351 422 659 1263 1049 895 382 1007