*TV & Film Related Comics: The 1967/1968 run of TV Tornado is a favourite among collectors, with popular features including Tarzan, the Phantom, Flash Gordon, the Saint and many others. The major selling point for Gerry Anderson completists, however, is the addition of The Mysterons, antagonists of Captain Scarlet, in their own series from issue #36, following the absorption of TV Tornado’s companion, Solo. Another phenomenon of recent years is fierce competition for certain covers featuring various media figures. TV Tornado had for a period presented a TV-star ‘Cover Man’ portrait, and while folks were largely indifferent to Simon Dee, Leslie Crowther or Harry Secombe, covers associated with cult TV shows – such as The Prisoner, Doctor Who or John Steed from TV’s Avengers – have spiralled massively in price, owing to interest from, generally, collectors outside the comics-reading world. We have been fortunate in acquiring a substantial run of TV Tornado, 55 of the 88 published issues, including the first and final numbers, in generally low-to-mid grade affordable copies. Highlights include issue #1 VG £50, # 3 VF £45 and, pictured, #48 (Prisoner cover) GD £20, #59 (Patrick Troughton/Doctor Who cover) FA £30 and #64 (John Steed/Avengers cover) VG £25.