Magazines & Comics of Your Childhood / Youth

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Re: Magazines & Comics of Your Childhood / Youth

Postby GoogaMooga » 10 Oct 2021, 13:02

Here are the five UK comic classics most in need of a comprehensive reprint:

1. Bash Street Kids (Leo Baxendale, 1954 - 1962)
2. Jeff Hawke (Sydney Jordan)
3. Garth (Frank Bellamy)
4. Romeo Brown (Jim Holdaway)
5. Tiffany Jones (Pat Tourret, Jenny Butterworth)

Garth and Jeff Hawke have had a few collections out, the others nada. It is astounding that DC Thomson has not put out a Baxendale BSK a long time ago. It is a national treasure. I met Baxendale a UKCAC the year he had a graphic album out on Knockabout. Got his autograph.
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Re: Magazines & Comics of Your Childhood / Youth

Postby pcqgod » 15 Oct 2021, 05:27

I was into this much more than 'Mad.'

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Re: Magazines & Comics of Your Childhood / Youth

Postby souphound » 15 Oct 2021, 13:40

Oooh. I liked Cracked too.
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