BEANO SUMMER SPECIAL 1964 DOES EXIST!

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Al
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Thank you John. The image has already been borrowed

The mystery is over, there really was a 1964 Beano Summer Special

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As this is the first Beano summer special it surprising the Beano/Dandy summer special annual which they did awhile back didn't have that cover to see.......strange...

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.... & there really is a 1964 Dandy Summer Special too!

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Shiner wrote:.... & there really is a 1964 Dandy Summer Special too!
That's true. It has Korky riding an inflatable. Will provide a scan when I dig it out and have time.

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Price up to ?155 now! Wouldn't be surprised if it went even higher.

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john9965 wrote:Price up to ?155 now! Wouldn't be surprised if it went even higher.

Too high for me. I'd like it though because that was quite significant to me as a child. It features a General Jumbo story where he gets his foot trapped between the points on a railway line, with a train approaching. I was five years old when I read it and it stuck in my mind so firmly I never played on railway lines! (Who says comics corrupt kids? :wink: )

Unfortunately I threw the comic away 40 years ago but if anyone has a photocopy of that particular strip I'd be happy to pay for it. (Not ?155 though!)

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Hi Lew, If you want copy of the 'General Jumbo' strip I'll gladly sort one out for you. Payment not necessary, just email me your address.

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Final price ?332. I'm not surprised - this is as rare as hen's teeth...

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Shiner wrote:Final price ?332. I'm not surprised - this is as rare as hen's teeth...
Still silly money for what is just a comic. While my wife would not berate me for spending that sort of money on comics, I would still expect to have several days if not weeks reading time out of that kind of splurge on comics! 8)

Now as most people here will know, I love comics, but I could never justify to myself spending that sort of money on just one comic!
I started to say something sensible but my parents took over my brain!

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colcool007 wrote: Now as most people here will know, I love comics, but I could never justify to myself spending that sort of money on just one comic!
It's all relative though. The buyer might be loaded, so ?300 to him might be like ?30 to the rest of us.

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Or even 30p if it was Jonathon Ross!

On the other hand, I hope it was him: at least it would be going to someone who genuinely appreciated it rather than some speculator who just saw it as an investment.

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