What comics did you buy today?

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Found some fun free gifts from IPC magazines in Stafford today!

A football league ladder with all the card team names from Shoot 1969
'My Favourite Soccer Stars' player card albums from Tiger, Smash & Buster 1970
Dial-a-Striker from issue 1 of Striker

Also two 'Your Team Records for the Past Twenty Years!' from Scorcher, and another from Valiant.

Happy find and a good cheer-up after a long, stressful week in the office.

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Some nice finds there. Well done. And I know what you mean about a long week at the office!
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Preordered tonight, this year's Classic Beano and Dandy book "A salute to Dudley D. Watkins "

I should have that by the end of August.

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I managed to get along to Swapmeet 6 and did fairly well.

I swapped out 8 key issues of 2000AD, 50 plus Wizards, a pile of Red Daggers, 100 Dandys and a 1956 Dandy annual for 480 Commandos, 98 Battle Weekly, a 1953 Beano annual and even came home with more money in my pocket than I left with.

I also came home with more comics than I left with too! All in all, a pretty successful day for myself. Now, it's a case of roll on Swapmeet 7 in Banbury, Virusalype allowing!
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Double dynamite today! First, the new Trigan Empire volume from Rebellion (the limited edition) and secondly the new Action 2020 special.

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At the newsagents: Two Panini titles - Wolverine/Deadpool and Avengers, plus the latest 2000AD. On Ebay: Mighty World of Marvel 197.

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Everything is apocalyptic at the moment so I’ve been rounding up a few final issues for my collection, namely Rupert 100 (1985 - Marvel), Donald Duck 18 (1975) & The Savage Sword of Conan 18 (1975). All have exciting news inside...!

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Shiner wrote:
30 Mar 2020, 18:21
All have exciting news inside...!
I always used to cringe when I saw that!

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The Donald Duck title was in the same format as Vulcan, i.e. small and lots of colour (in this case throughout). Personally I liked it but that brought a hefty 10p price tag and too expensive for a weekly splash out.

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Made two purchases from eBay.com.au

I bought today two issues of the best of Whoopee! as well as a copy of the 1959 Dandy book.

I should have these purchases by sometime after Easter. (One lot has to come from the other side of the country, while the other is coming from far north Queensland)

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I had the Masters of British Comic Art delivered and I think I have just seen a UK exclusive of being one of the first to watch the documentary Alcatena about the superlative artist Quique Alcatena who worked on Crunch, Victor and Starblazer to name but a few of the comics that featured his art.
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The Lone Ranger's Golden West arrived today. A Dell giant from 1955. £19.99 off eBay.

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Masters of British Art has arrived. Wow!

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Adam Eterno wrote:
31 Mar 2020, 07:41
Shiner wrote:
30 Mar 2020, 18:21
All have exciting news inside...!
I always used to cringe when I saw that!
Definitely if it was one of my favourites.
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Received a nice mixed bundle from eBay yesterday:

Judy 526 dated 7/2/70 (free gift bracelet issue)
Victor 441 dated 2/8/69, 464 dated 10/1/70
Sally dated 7/2/70
TV 21 & Joe 90 20 dated 7/2/70
Hotspur 511 dated 2/8/69
Beano 1401 dated 24/5/69
Buster dated 17/1/70 (has four page pink insert for Scorcher no. 2), 7/2/70 (free gift Soccer Stars booklet issue - I have the booklet already)
Zit 4 (no date)
Lion & Eagle dated 17/1/70 (has four page pink insert for Scorcher no. 2)
TV Comic 946 dated 31/1/70
Princess Tina and Penelope dated 20/12/69, 27/12/69 (Christmas issue), 3, 10 and 17/1/70.
Diana 337 dated 2/8/69
Viz 50 October/November 1991
Goal 13 2/11/68, 16 30/11/68, 18 7/12/68, 42 24/5/69, 44 7/6/69, 51 26/7/69 (all have the centre page team groups removed)

Not a bad haul for £7.50 plus £3.10 p&p.

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