What did you get for Christmas?

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Re: What did you get for Christmas?

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God, that Chortle With Chums book was hard to find. Never did see it on the shelves in either WHSmith or Waterstones, so ended up ordering it in for in store collection. Also got the Beano and Dandy annuals.

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Got a copy of Dr Mesmers Revenge plus my son got me 30 DC graphic novels which should keep me quiet when she who must be obeyed is watching the soaps :D

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Amongst other things, I received the Miller Western Comic Books by John Fairclough which is a great guide to the Len Miller reprints of the 1940s, 50s and 60s. I have many if them but now I have a definitive list of the ones I still need.

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complete Valiant 1967 and Lion 1971, very happy!

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Late addition: Ordered Third World War from Rebellion's Treasury of British Comics using money given for Christmas.
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2000 AD (1977-), Judge Dredd Megazine (1990-), Spaceship Away (2003-), Commando (2013-), MAD (2016-), Brawler (2019-), The77 (2020-), SHIFT (2020-).

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Christmas Eve.

Christmas 🎅 has started and while the missus watches a Christmas Bake-Off, I am in my favourite chair reading the first gifts of the season - The Dandy Annual and Beano Annual.

What a great start.
Merry Christmas! :cheers:
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Re: What did you get for Christmas?

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Ho! Ho! Ho! I hope everyone here is having a happy Christmas! 🎅

What comic-related gifts did you get this year?

I got:

The Dandy Annual 2021
Beano & The Dandy - A Celebration of Dudley D Watkins
Death Squad Rebellion book
Trigan Empire Volume II
Two volumes of Storm by Don Lawrence
The Angry Planet compilation book from Tornado comic
Beano Annual 2021
:cheers:
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Going to bed early, after watching the Christmas Special of Call the Midwife, to read my 'Celebration of Dudley D Watkins'.

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The Best of Sugar Jones.

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Love all of the Christmas comics. I’m reading the Valiant Summer Special that I received today which may seem odd but it completes my set of all of the Valiant Specials so I’m chuffed to bits!

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Doug, I really must encourage you to start a thread listing out not only your Top 10 hard to finds now secured but also what Holy Grail and others still remain illusive. It would be a fascinating read.

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Shiner wrote:
30 Dec 2020, 08:44
Doug, I really must encourage you to start a thread listing out not only your Top 10 hard to finds now secured but also what Holy Grail and others still remain illusive. It would be a fascinating read.
Ha! I’ll have a think on that Shiner. There have been and are, so many tough ones to find.

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I know I'm late to the Christmas party, but this year had money so bought myself another page of Hammer Halls of Horror "Monster Club" Magazine artwork from 1983 direct from esteemed Horror artist himself, John Bolton. The page #14 featured the stripper taking all her clothes off including her skin, lol. Yeah, festive or what! :D
Well, hello there! :wave:

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With one of my Amazon vouchers I got for Christmas, I bought a copy of The Best of Sugar Jones.

Haven't read it yet.
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2000 AD (1977-), Judge Dredd Megazine (1990-), Spaceship Away (2003-), Commando (2013-), MAD (2016-), Brawler (2019-), The77 (2020-), SHIFT (2020-).

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I got some reprints of the 1940s Beano Annuals. I like seeing how much the Beano has changed since then. I always find a lot of the 1940s stuff quite amateurish? Except for Dudley Watkins excellent artwork, which I have even more appreciation for now because I also got this years Beano/Dandy annual which was a celebration of his work.

I'm not sure if my perceived amateurishness was because so many of the best artists had been recruited for the war effort at the time though.

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