Magazines & Comics of Your Childhood / Youth

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Magazines & Comics of Your Childhood / Youth

Postby Lord Rother » 01 Oct 2021, 22:39

Any subject except porn!

Shoot magazine with those wonderful league ladders! Ah.... memories of my brother and me updating the positions every Saturday evening.

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Postby GoogaMooga » 02 Oct 2021, 03:05

We had "Commando" in Danish, too. It was the last of the digest-sized comics to go. In the UK, it is still being published, and now numbers in the 5,000's, I think.
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Postby The Prof » 02 Oct 2021, 14:51

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Yeh! Back in the top flight!

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The Prof wrote:
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Yeh! Back in the top flight!




Great year for the double!


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Postby Mike Boom » 02 Oct 2021, 18:44

Lord Rother wrote:Any subject except porn!

Shoot magazine with those wonderful league ladders! Ah.... memories of my brother and me updating the positions every Saturday evening.

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Yeah, did the same with my brother and I used to get Look and Learn too!

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Postby Deebank » 03 Oct 2021, 13:51

An old school mate recently sent me a USB key with all the copies of much maligned violent comic Action and Bullet on it.

The artwork is b better than I remember it being.
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Postby GoogaMooga » 03 Oct 2021, 14:02

Deebank wrote:An old school mate recently sent me a USB key with all the copies of much maligned violent comic Action and Bullet on it.

The artwork is b better than I remember it being.


Action ended up being banned, but some of the series have been reprinted now.
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Re: Magazines & Comics of Your Childhood / Youth

Postby Deebank » 03 Oct 2021, 14:13

GoogaMooga wrote:
Deebank wrote:An old school mate recently sent me a USB key with all the copies of much maligned violent comic Action and Bullet on it.

The artwork is b better than I remember it being.


Action ended up being banned, but some of the series have been reprinted now.



It all seems a bit tame really. It's a shame I can't put up some of the pages.They're jpgs if anyone has any ideas?
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Postby GoogaMooga » 03 Oct 2021, 16:20

Deebank wrote:It all seems a bit tame really.


It was Mary Whitehouse and the Moral Majority.
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Postby Tom Waits For No One » 03 Oct 2021, 16:29

Deebank wrote:It all seems a bit tame really.


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Postby Tom Waits For No One » 03 Oct 2021, 16:32

This was a regular buy

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I clearly couldn't memorise or destroy.
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Postby souphound » 03 Oct 2021, 17:42

The two that I was really hooked to, at slightly different times; Pif Gadget and MAD Magazine
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Postby GoogaMooga » 03 Oct 2021, 18:34

souphound wrote:The two that I was really hooked to, at slightly different times; Pif Gadget and MAD Magazine


There was a Danish edition of Pif Gadget, as well. We just called it Pif. It didn't last long, however. MAD did better in Danish, first published in the 1960s, where it was called GAS, then again in the 1970s, where it was called MAD.

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Postby Deebank » 04 Oct 2021, 09:03

Tom Waits For No One wrote:
Deebank wrote:It all seems a bit tame really.


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Yup


I suppose it was (deliberately) more violent and graphic than comics like Warlord and Bullet but as a nine or ten year old I didn't think it was anything extreme.

It was this issue:

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that did the damage with Mary Whitehouse I believe. :o

'Disembowelled' :lol:
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Postby GoogaMooga » 04 Oct 2021, 09:42

Yup, that's the one.
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Postby Deebank » 04 Oct 2021, 10:51

GoogaMooga wrote:Yup, that's the one.


Artwork by the great Carlos Ezquerra I believe (he died quite recently I think) who also did Strontium Dog and (some) Judge Dredd.
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Postby Positive Passion » 04 Oct 2021, 21:22

I used to read look and learn and commando. Look and learn had The Trigan Empire in it, I think.
But it all changed when 2000AD came out. That was amazing for the first year or two.