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by George Shiers
29 May 2019, 02:45
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
Replies: 7029
Views: 746177

Re: What comics did you buy today?

Bought something I've been wanting for a long, long time but haven't seen up for sale - the Whizzer and Chips Winter Special. Very happy with it, and also probably the first comic I've bought in over a year - maybe even two. Can't wait for it to arrive.
by George Shiers
25 May 2019, 15:31
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Oldest comic in the world.
Replies: 9
Views: 9280

Re: Oldest comic in the world.

Wow! Have you read them? Please do share some pages if you get the chance I would love to see inside
by George Shiers
21 Jun 2017, 23:02
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Beano and Dandy Editors Query
Replies: 7
Views: 5942

Re: Beano and Dandy Editors Query

Thanks Kashgar :cheers:
by George Shiers
21 Jun 2017, 09:21
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Beano and Dandy Editors Query
Replies: 7
Views: 5942

Beano and Dandy Editors Query

Does anybody here know who edited the Beano between 1941 and 1946 when George Moonie was fighting in World War II, and the Dandy from 1940 - 1946 when Albert Barnes was off fighting too?
by George Shiers
17 Jun 2017, 09:07
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Joan and Billy in Wonderland
Replies: 1
Views: 2473

Joan and Billy in Wonderland

Came across some artwork for Joan and Billy in Wonderland, just wondering if anybody knows where it is from or who the artist is?
by George Shiers
10 May 2016, 02:42
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics DIDN'T you buy today?
Replies: 854
Views: 219844

Re: What comics DIDN'T you buy today?

Adam Eterno wrote:Was that Ebay George? I didn't see that at all if it was. Looks a great comic, how much did it go for?
No, it was an auction site here in NZ. Sold for $15 in the end, so roughly £7.
by George Shiers
09 May 2016, 06:41
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics DIDN'T you buy today?
Replies: 854
Views: 219844

Re: What comics DIDN'T you buy today?

I was bidding on an early issue of My Favourite from 1928. Unfortunately I didn't win. Am a bit gutted as I would've liked this - such an early issue of the comic too.

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by George Shiers
22 Apr 2016, 01:15
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Thoughts on collecting comics
Replies: 176
Views: 39353

Re: Thoughts on collecting comics

When I was on holiday there was a market stall with a pile of BEANO DANDY 90s/2000 comics at 50p each and each one containing a free gift.I bought three,one containing cartoon stencils,one containing a Korky the Kat badge and the other containing i'm not sure what?but with instructions I think. It ...
by George Shiers
15 Apr 2016, 12:52
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Thoughts on collecting comics
Replies: 176
Views: 39353

Re: Thoughts on collecting comics

Phoenix wrote:
stevezodiac wrote:Wot, no Power Comics? :o
I won't have any either, Steve. In fact, to be truthful I'm not even sure what a Power Comic is!! Clarification gratefully received.
Wham, Smash, Pow, Fantastic and Terrific. All published by Odhams Press in the 60's
by George Shiers
12 Apr 2016, 10:52
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Thoughts on collecting comics
Replies: 176
Views: 39353

Re: Thoughts on collecting comics

When a company releases, for example, a new perfume, instead of advertising it on billboards and t.v. they start "whisper advertising". This is where they only tell a few people about the product, and naturally word will be passed around. This would lead to people buying it on sight because they've...
by George Shiers
12 Apr 2016, 06:10
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Thoughts on collecting comics
Replies: 176
Views: 39353

Re: Thoughts on collecting comics

Perhaps someone can help with my personal pecadillo. If i go to an ephemera fair or a flea market and see a pile of comics I will invariably buy them. However if I am at a comic fair or at 30th Century Comics where almost every comic on earth is there to be had I will usually buy nothing. When i wa...
by George Shiers
10 Apr 2016, 09:46
Forum: Reference Section
Topic: Wacky Comics
Replies: 4
Views: 6289

Re: Wacky Comics

Thanks:) Glad you've enjoyed what I've covered so far - plenty more to come!
by George Shiers
08 Apr 2016, 02:20
Forum: Reference Section
Topic: Wacky Comics
Replies: 4
Views: 6289

Wacky Comics

I am pleased to say that I have started up my comics blog Wacky Comics again. It will run just as it used to, covering British comics old and new. I have just published a post about Tiger Tim's Tales, so check it out :)

www.whackycomics.blogspot.com
by George Shiers
31 Mar 2016, 00:34
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics DIDN'T you buy today?
Replies: 854
Views: 219844

Re: What comics DIDN'T you buy today?

Was considering getting The Midget comic on ebay. Only five pounds, but I decided against it and bought something else instead.

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by George Shiers
28 Mar 2016, 10:38
Forum: Non-comics discussion
Topic: currently on at the 'pictures':
Replies: 431
Views: 198349

Re: currently on at the 'pictures':

I watched 10 Cloverfield Lane recently. Good idea but disappointed with the ending.