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by irishjohnp
23 Nov 2016, 00:06
Forum: Reference Section
Topic: Denis Gifford on TV
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Re: Denis Gifford on TV

I've only really started collecting British comics within the last few years, since I was mainly a collector of american comics but it looks like if there was a decent book printed about britsh comics, it was most likely Denis who made it. I just picked up this book. 'Comics at War'. full of full pa...
by irishjohnp
22 Nov 2016, 21:43
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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Re: What comics did you buy today?

Illustrated Chips
#1213 - 29th November 1913 - Christmas issue (in November?)
by irishjohnp
22 Nov 2016, 21:42
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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Re: What comics did you buy today?

Illustrated Chips
#397 - 9th April 1898
by irishjohnp
22 Nov 2016, 21:38
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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Although Chips had run for over 60 years without any full colour so it must have been doing something right.[/quote]True - but when it started in the late 19th century the majority of comics had black and white covers. That was no longer true by the time it folded. They simply failed to modernise af...
by irishjohnp
20 Nov 2016, 20:11
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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Bubbles Comic

No. 795 - 11th July 1936
No. 603 - 5th Nov 1932 - Fireworks issue
No. 599 - 8th Oct 1932
No. 571 - 26th March 1932 - Easter issue
No. 570 - 19th March 1932
No. 568 - 5th March 1932
No. 565 - 13th Feb 1932
No. 564 - 6th Feb 1932
No. 561 - 16th Jan 1932
No. 560 - 9th Jan 1932
by irishjohnp
20 Nov 2016, 20:04
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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Playbox comic

No. 567 - 28th Dec 1935 - Christmas issue
by irishjohnp
20 Nov 2016, 20:03
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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9x Knockout comics (2nd series)

11th Sept 1971
2nd Oct 1971
4th Dec 1971
15th April 1972
12th Aug 1972
9th Dec 1972
12th May 1973
2nd June 1973
9th June 1973
by irishjohnp
20 Nov 2016, 19:59
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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7x Whoopee comics...

27th June 1981
1st Aug 1981 - Royal Wedding issue
22nd Aug 1981
29th Aug 1981
26th Sept 1981
10th Oct 1981
24th Oct 1981
by irishjohnp
20 Nov 2016, 19:55
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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Re: What comics did you buy today?

Scream comic

No. 7- 5th May 1984
by irishjohnp
20 Nov 2016, 19:54
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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Illustrated Chips or 'Chips' comic

No. 2989 - 18th July 1953
No. 2994 - 22nd 1953

just a few issues away from the final issue of this series, I'm guess they just couldn't compete with The Beano & Dandy
by irishjohnp
20 Nov 2016, 19:51
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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Tiny Tots comics

No. 123 - 22nd Feb 1930
by irishjohnp
20 Nov 2016, 19:50
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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Joker comic

No. 607 - 17th June 1939
by irishjohnp
20 Nov 2016, 19:49
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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3x Topper Comics

No. 97 - 11th Dec 1954
No. 98 - 18th Dec 1954
No. 102 - 15th Jan 1955
by irishjohnp
20 Nov 2016, 19:46
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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Re: What comics did you buy today?

Huge haul this weekend...

First off
2x Shiver & Shake comics

17th Aug 1974
5th Oct 1974 - last issue
by irishjohnp
18 Nov 2016, 22:36
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
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Views: 762518

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sorry to anyone attempting to buy any old Bubbles Comics from the 1930s. Ive been hoarding them. just won approx 17No. including the 1932 Christmas issue & 1932 New Year issue. I just love the artwork. I bought a couple the other week including this Firework edition: http://lewstringer.blogspot.co....