D.C. Thomson, 1961 Series
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Price:
0.06 GBP; 0,18 AUD
Pages:
68
On-sale date:
1974-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
D.C. Thomson & Co., Ltd
Editing:
Ian Forbes
Color:
Colour cover; Black and white interior
Dimensions:
Digest-size
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Publishing Format:
Ongoing

Issue Notes

Creator credits via Vic Whittle.


Hair-Trigger (Table of Contents)

cover / 1.33 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Villanova (painting)
Inks:
Villanova (painting)
Colors:
Villanova (painting)

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover wraps around to 1/3 of back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Stars of Soccer / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Photograph of Jimmy Pearce

Hair-Trigger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 63 pages (report information)

Script:
Lomas
Pencils:
Gordon Livingstone
Inks:
Gordon Livingstone
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Peter "Scoop" Mallinson; Dick Fleming; Colonel Watling; Major Haworth; Fayid Ahmed; Bill Smallshaw
Synopsis:
Newspaper reporters Peter and Dick join military intelligence upon outbreak of war. After the fall of France they are sent to North Africa, were they prove their worth in action. Transferred to Cairo, Peter becomes suspicious of a fellow officer. On a mission behind enemy lines his fears are proven true. He has to escape from captivity with his intelligence, whilst settling scores with the traitor. He makes it back to allied lines with the help of fellow-escapee Smallshaw. Peter's information proves vital in stopping a German offensive.
Reprints:

A Thrill on Every Page (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advert, with thumbnails, for Commando #867 - 870.

Then and Now No. 4 Ford (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Potted history of the Ford Model T, 1915, and the Ford Mustang II Mach I 1974, along with two black and white illustrations.

Hair-Trigger (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Back cover write-up of the story and dagger motif.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hair-Trigger
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stars of Soccer
  3. 2. Hair-Trigger
  4. 3. A Thrill on Every Page
  5. 4. Then and Now No. 4 Ford
  6. 5. Hair-Trigger
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gordon Keys
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Matthew H. Gore
  • Paul Hartshorne
  • Earl John Davis
  • Alan Barnard
  • Robert Kennedy
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Gordon Keys