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Sunday, 25 June 2017

1971 No.49 and 1980 No.13 both in full...




11th December 1971 - No.49 (Full Issue)

Cover:  Mike and Bernie Winters by Arnaldo Putzu.

Strips: Crowther in Trouble (Tom Kerr), The Flaxton Boys (F. Dior), Please Sir! (Graham Allen), Follyfoot (Unknown), The Fenn Street Gang (Unknown), Sky-Jackers introduced by Peter Wyngarde (Unknown), Timeslip (Unknown) and On the Buses (Harry North).




22nd March 1980 - No.13 (Full Issue)

Cover: Chris Tarrant, Bob Carolgees, Spit, Sally James and John Gorman by Arnaldo Putzu.

Strips: The Benny Hill Page (Bill Titcombe), Sapphire and Steel (Arthur Ranson)Enid Blyton's Famous Five (Mike Noble), Meet the Smurfs! (Peyo), Charlie's Angels (Jim Baikie), Battlestar Galactica (Martin Asbury) and Mind Your Language (Bill Titcombe).


Sunday, 18 June 2017

1971 No.48, 1980 No.5 and Follyfoot Special 1973...

Bumper bundle time with 3...count em...three! full issues. from 1971 we have No.48, we also have No.5 from 1980 and...and!...our old mate Dan has come up trumps again with the full Follyfoot Special from 1973, so a big thanks to him.  I'm so grateful to receive this, as it's the first time I've ever seen it in it's entirety,  I never bought it back in the day, don't know why, I did really like Follyfoot.  I've tried to get it more recently but it always goes for silly money, such is it's rarity and the popularity of the series.  Anyway you can see it right here and now, enjoy...




4th December 1971 - No.48 (Full Issue)

Cover:  Reg Varney, Stephen Lewis and Bob Grant by Arnaldo Putzu.

Strips: Crowther in Trouble (Tom Kerr), The Flaxton Boys (Unknown), Please Sir! (Graham Allen), Follyfoot (Unknown), The Fenn Street Gang (Unknown), Sky-Jackers introduced by Peter Wyngarde (Unknown), Timeslip (Unknown) and On the Buses (Harry North).



26th January 1980 - No.5 (Full Issue)

Cover: Bob Geldof and Robin Cousins by Arnaldo Putzu.

Strips: The Benny Hill Page (Bill Titcombe), Sapphire and Steel (Arthur Ranson)Enid Blyton's Famous Five (Mike Noble), Meet the Smurfs! (Peyo), Charlie's Angels (Jim Baikie), Battlestar Galactica (Martin Asbury) and Mind Your Language (Bill Titcombe).



Follyfoot Special 1973 (Full Issue)

Cover: Steve Hodson and Gillian Blake.

Strips: Charge of the Light Brigade! (Mike Noble), Lucky Escape!* (Mike Noble), Odds against a Win!* (Mike Noble) and The Lamb who played Lion (John Cooper).

* denotes an abridged strip that previously appeared in Look-in weekly.

Friday, 16 June 2017

The Whole Story - Logan's Run...Stories 1 & 2...

Here is the next 'Whole Story' series, Logan's Run, a series based on the successful 70's cult movie, in turn based on a very successful novel by William F. Nolan.  The story depicts an Earth of the future, where nuclear war has wiped out a lot of the population and people survive in pockets all over the place.  One of these civilisations is the 'City of Domes', so called because the people survive under dome like buildings to protect them from the outside.  Two of the inhabitants Logan-5 (Gregory Harrison) and Jessica-6 (Heather Menzies) have become disillusioned with life and the fact that no one is allowed to live beyond their 30th birthday.  They hear of a place called sanctuary and decide become 'runners' and try to find it, the 'police force' of the domes, the 'Sandmen' give chase, as Logan and Jessica move onward from city to city, with the help of their friend an android called Rem (Donald Moffat).  The strip was drawn for the complete duration by Arthur Ranson.  This is made from a set gleaned from the net, which isn't a brilliant set, but is readable and does have some good scans, wherever possible and needed I have replaced strips, to give the best possible set to read.



Story 1 - The Gods

Story: Angus P. Allan
Art: Arthur Ranson




Story 2 - Faiground

Story: Angus P. Allan
Art: Arthur Ranson


Saturday, 10 June 2017

1971 No.47 and 1980 No.3 both in full...

All you 80's fans can join the party now as the first full 1980's issue is now live, that's No.3 and with that, the usual full 1971 issue and that one is No.47...Join me on Friday for the start of the next whole story - Logan's Run...



27th November 1971 - No.47 (Full Issue)

Cover:  Follyfoot Scene (inc. Gillian Blake) by Angus McBride.

Strips: Crowther in Trouble (Tom Kerr), The Flaxton Boys (Unknown), Please Sir! (Graham Allen), Follyfoot (Unknown), The Fenn Street Gang (Unknown), Sky-Jackers introduced by Peter Wyngarde (Unknown), Timeslip (Unknown) and On the Buses (Harry North).



12th January 1980 - No.3

Cover: Tom Baker by Arnaldo Putzu.

Strips: The Benny Hill Page (Bill Titcombe), Sapphire and Steel (Arthur Ranson)Enid Blyton's Famous Five (Mike Noble), Meet the Smurfs! (Peyo), Charlie's Angels (Jim Baikie), Battlestar Galactica (Martin Asbury) and Mind Your Language (Bill Titcombe)



Monday, 5 June 2017

1971 No.46 in full and 1984 No.31...

Here are the next two, No.46 from 1971 in full and No.31 from 1984 and a bonus of No.3 from 1991, recently procured, it only has 3 strips so you may as well have it now...


20th November 1971 - No.46 (Full Issue)

Cover:  Carol Hawkins Peter Cleall and David Barry by Arnaldo Putzu.

Strips: Crowther in Trouble (Tom Kerr), The Flaxton Boys (Unknown), Please Sir! (Graham Allen), Follyfoot (Mike Noble), The Fenn Street Gang (Unknown), The Master-Stroke introduced by Dickie Davies (Unknown), Timeslip (Unknown) and On the Buses (Harry North).



28th July 1984 - No.31

Cover: Daley Thompson.

Strips: Rock on Tommy! with Cannon and Ball (Bill Titcombe), Robin of Sherwood (Mike Noble)The Fall Guy (Jim Baikie), Knight Rider (Barrie Mitchell), Danger Mouse (Arthur Ranson) and Bucks Fizz (Unknown)



19th January 1991 - No.3

Cover: Vanilla Ice.

Strips: Galaxy High School (Unknown), Scooby Doo (Unknown) and Garfield (Unknown)


Sunday, 28 May 2017

1971 No.45 in full and 1984 No.27...

Here are the next ones, No.45 from 1971, that's full of course and another 1980's issue, No.27 from 1984 ,enjoy...



13th November 1971 - No.45 (Full Issue)

Cover:  Leslie Crowther by Arnaldo Putzu.

Strips: Crowther in Trouble (Tom Kerr), Timeslip (Unknown)Please Sir! (Graham Allen), Follyfoot (Mike Noble),The Flaxton Boys (Unknown), The Master-Stroke introduced by Dickie Davies (Unknown) and On the Buses (Harry North).



30th June 1984 - No.27

Cover: Spandau Ballet.

Strips: Rock on Tommy! with Cannon and Ball (Bill Titcombe), Robin of Sherwood (Mike Noble)The Fall Guy (Jim Baikie), Knight Rider (Barrie Mitchell), Danger Mouse (Arthur Ranson) and Bucks Fizz (Unknown)


Monday, 22 May 2017

1971 No.44 in full and 1974 No.47...

Next two and the last 70's until I buy another, that's No.47 from 1974 and with that No.44 from 1971 in full, by the way good news, I have another two 1984 issues...!!...


6th November 1971 - No.44 (Full Issue)

Cover: Ed 'Stewpot' Stewart by Arnaldo Putzu.

Strips: Crowther in Trouble (Tom Kerr), Timeslip (Unknown)Please Sir! (Graham Allen), Follyfoot (Mike Noble),The Flaxton Boys (Unknown), The Master-Stroke introduced by Dickie Davies (Unknown) and On the Buses (Harry North).


30th November 1974 - No.47

Cover: Sally Geeson and Robin Stewart by Arnaldo Putzu.

Strips: Michael Bentine's Potty Time (Arthur Ranson), The Adventures of Black Beauty (Leslie Branton?)The Tomorrow People (John M. Burns),Doctor At Sea (John Cooper), Kung Fu (Martin Asbury),
and Bless This House (Alan Parry).