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by FiftiesAndSixtiesFan
02 Nov 2017, 05:12
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Comic characters merging..
Replies: 55
Views: 25644

Re: Comic characters merging..

Jonny Whizz wrote:I have the Beano book of Britain where Roger and Ivy share a strip.
The Beano Book Of Britain I'd like to see would be a full reprint of that Bash Street serial from 1968, where the kids and Teacher undertake a walking tour of the whole country, visiting real locations throughout.
by FiftiesAndSixtiesFan
31 Oct 2017, 08:47
Forum: Retired IPC/Odhams/Fleetway titles
Topic: Film Fun Facts
Replies: 190
Views: 77292

Re: Film Fun Facts

Guy was also in the Whizzer and Chips weekly comic from around August 1970 to May 1971, replacing the half-page Karate Kid strip. They mucked around, though, with some of them. There was one where Guy was taking an obnoxious kid round Madame Tussaud's, and ended up placing him, bound and gagged, as...
by FiftiesAndSixtiesFan
30 Oct 2017, 11:47
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Comic characters merging..
Replies: 55
Views: 25644

Re: Comic characters merging..

Actually there are loads of Football ones. IPC football heroes could always be transferred to Melchester Rovers when their strip ended (e.g. Kevin's Chance, The Hard Man Johnny Dexter) and Thomson's had United (Iron Barr, Limp-along Leslie, and for a while it was Jimmy Grant's team). I'm sure there...
by FiftiesAndSixtiesFan
26 Oct 2017, 00:09
Forum: Non-comics discussion
Topic: Hi From New Zealand
Replies: 2
Views: 9284

Hi From New Zealand

I've just stumbled upon this site during my web-wanderings. It promises to provide hours of amusement! Though resident in NZ since the late 1970s, I was born and grew up in London and (as my nick implies) retain many fond memories of my childhood in the fifties and sixties. Including, of course, the...