Tuesday 26 September 2017

Original Art: Garth on Heritage - The Angels of Hell's Gap (J30)

J30 episode of  "Garth: The Angels of Hell's Gap" Drawn by Frank Bellamy

Heritage have another Garth for auction, another from the story "The Angels of Hell's Gap" The last one sold went for $382.40 (inc. Buyer's Premium) = £296.55 and in 2016 in the UK, £280

Heritage describe this piece:
Frank Bellamy Garth Daily Comic Strip J30 Original Art (Daily Mirror, c. 1973). Someone has to protect Blanche Carrol's troupe of dancing girls, and who better than Garth, as Clay Fremont -- it's hard work, but it's got to be done! This high contrast thriller, numbered J30, was done in ink over graphite on illustration board, and has an image area of 20.5" x 5.25". The art is in Excellent condition. From the Ethan Roberts Estate Collection. .
The whole story is one that has not been reprinted a lot and ran originally in the national UK newspaper the Daily Mirror from 15 January 1975 - 2 May 1975 (J12-J101). It was reprinted in Garth: The Angels of Hell's Gap by the now-defunct All Devon Comic Collectors Club (No.13 [No date]), and in the Daily Mirror from  Monday 21 February 2011 to Tuesday 12 April 2011 -  coloured by Martin Baines.

WHERE?: Heritage Sunday Internet Comics Auction #121740
ENDING PRICE:$406.30 including Buyer's premium = £308.18
No of bids: 9
END DATE: 1 October 2017

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