Sunday 6 August 2017

Original Art: Garth on Heritage - Bride of Jenghiz Khan (H262)

H262 episode of  "Garth: Bride of Jenghiz Khan" Drawn by Frank Bellamy

Heritage have another Garth for auction, this time from the story "Bride of Jenghiz Khan" The last one sold went for £348.

Heritage describe this piece:
Frank Bellamy Garth Daily Comic Strip H262 Original Art (Daily Mirror, c. 1974). An insolent tongue has our hero and his bound topless maiden sidekick in a heap of trouble on this high contrast thriller, numbered H262. Frank Bellamy is one of the celebrated titans of British comic strip art. This ink over graphite on illustration board daily has an image area of 20.5" x 5.25", and the art is in Excellent condition. From the Ethan Roberts Estate Collection.
The whole story ran originally in the national UK newspaper the Daily Mirror from 28 September 1974 - 14 January 1975 (H228-J11). It was reprinted in Garth: Bride of Jenghiz Khan by the now-defunct All Devon Comic Collectors Club (No.1 [No date]), in Garth: Bride of Jenghiz Khan  (Daily Strips No. 1). London: J. Dakin, P. Hudson & G. Lawley. and latterly in the Daily Mirror from  Tuesday 19 February 2013 to Wednesday 10 April 2013 -  coloured by Martin Baines.
Want to read more? Here are the 5 strips from the series taken from the above-mentioned All Devon Comic Collectors Club reprint

Taken from the All Devon reprint

WHERE?: Heritage Sunday Internet Comics Auction #121732
ENDING PRICE:$525.80 (inc. Buyer's Premium) = £403.18
No of bids:4
END DATE: 6 August 2017

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