(July 26, 1986)

IPC, 1986 Series
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Price:
0.30 GBP [see note]
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
fortnightly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Editing:
Patrick Gallagher; Mark Rodgers [both as Uncle Pigg]
Dimensions:
British magazine-size
Paper Stock:
glossy paper

Issue Notes

May be exactly the same as the regular issue number 7. If so, the records should be combined. This free copy was distributed with 2000 AD (IPC, 1977 series) #483.


Sizzling Summer Special (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tom Husband [as T. H.]
Inks:
Tom Husband [as T. H.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour

["Giggle... beach... chuckle... bottom!..."] (Table of Contents)

Mary Lighthouse / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Rodgers [as MR]
Pencils:
? [as IJ]
Inks:
? [as IJ]
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Mary Lighthouse; Uncle Pigg

["Billy and mum had been shopping"] (Table of Contents)

Billy Bang / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Rodgers [as Rodgers]
Pencils:
Shiloe
Inks:
Shiloe
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Billy Bang
Synopsis:
Billy Bang is a kid who explodes when he loses his temper. Billy and his mum are locked out of the house.

The Insult That (almost) Made.. A.. Man.. Out.. Of.. "Weedy Willy" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Rodgers (credited)
Pencils:
Mike Green (credited)
Inks:
Mike Green (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Weedy Willy
Synopsis:
Parody of Charles Atlas ads.

Cowpat County (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Rodgers (credited)
Pencils:
Davy Francis (credited)
Inks:
Davy Francis (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour; satire-parody
Characters:
Sarah Ferguson, Dutchess of York; Prince Andrew
Synopsis:
Prince Andrew and Fergie go on their honeymoon.

Uncle Pigg's Holiday Eye-Spy! (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Uncle Pigg
Synopsis:
Things to look for on holidays.

["Steve Stinkbottom is on at the city hall..."] (Table of Contents)

New Wave Dave / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as CD]
Pencils:
? [as CD]
Inks:
? [as CD]
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour; satire-parody
Characters:
New Wave Dave
Synopsis:
New Wave Dave tries to sneak into a Steve Stinkbottom concert.

Six Ways To Shake Your Own Flavour Crisps (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Comic style ad for Smiths Crisps [potato chips]

["Harry and Emma had found the Mafia's secret sausage factory..."] (Table of Contents)

The Street-Hogs! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Rodgers (credited)
Pencils:
J. T. Dogg (credited)
Inks:
J. T. Dogg (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody; spy
Characters:
Dirty Harry; Emma Pig; Hi-Fat; Hoggy Bare
Synopsis:
Spy parody starring pigs.

Burp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Banx (credited)
Pencils:
Banx (credited)
Inks:
Banx (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
An alien joins pigeon racers.

Quasi's Cut-Out Wardrobe (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Follows (signed)
Pencils:
Dave Follows (signed)
Inks:
Dave Follows (signed)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Quasimodo
Synopsis:
Paper doll of Quasimodo, including Prince Charles outfit.

["Me and the missus went to Loch Ness..."] (Table of Contents)

When Dinosaurs Ruled The Earth / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
Two dinosaurs see a scotsman at Loch Ness.

Swindler Sid's Great Lolly Folly (Table of Contents)

photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Swindler Sid
Synopsis:
Swindler Sid finds a package of Iced Lollies and tries to sell them.

Hoggiday '86 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Rodgers [as Rodgers]
Pencils:
Shiloe
Inks:
Shiloe
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Cliff Mitchellboar
Synopsis:
Cliff Mitchellboar takes people on horrible holidays.

The Karate Kid Part II (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for The Karate Kid Part II

["Here they are, folks..."] (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Eight postcards to mount onto cardboard and mail.

["Ha! That's the last of those crooks..."] (Table of Contents)

Billy's Brain / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Billy's Brain
Synopsis:
Billy's brain takes off while he is having a nap and gets involved in a game of tennis... as the ball!

Grunts (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Rodgers ? [as Uncle Pigg]
Pencils:
Sharon Story
Inks:
Sharon Story
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Uncle Pigg
Synopsis:
Letters and a strip from a reader.

["Don't worry about not bein' able to tie yer laces, Tom"] (Table of Contents)

Tom Thug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lew Stringer (signed)
Pencils:
Lew Stringer (signed)
Inks:
Lew Stringer (signed)
Letters:
Lew Stringer ?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Tom Thug
Synopsis:
Tom Thug takes a bus to Blackpool.

Indexer Notes

Also includes a short "Satan the Cat at the Royal Wedding" strip.

["We were gowing on holidae too France."] (Table of Contents)

The Sekret Diary ov Hadrian Vile - Aged 7 5/8 (years) / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Rodgers [as Rodgers]
Pencils:
Jackson
Inks:
Jackson
Letters:
Typeset; ?

Genre:
humour; satire-parody
Characters:
Hadrian Vile
Synopsis:
Parody of Adrian Mole where Hadrian ends up in prison in France.

["I'm going to ask my dad to bury me in the sand..."] (Table of Contents)

Horace (Ugly Face) Watkins / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom Husband (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Husband (signed)
Inks:
Tom Husband (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Horace Watkins
Synopsis:
Horace goes to the beach and saves people from a shark.

Part One Janice and John and the Parachute Jump (Table of Contents)

Uncle Pigg's Reading Course / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
T. Johnson (signed)
Inks:
T. Johnson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humour; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of Dick and Jane type readers.

Russell Grunt's Holiday Hogoscopes (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Fake horoscopes.

Sun Strip (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Tom Husband [as T. H.]
Pencils:
Tom Husband [as T. H.]
Inks:
Tom Husband [as T. H.]

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
Wordless strip where a man is squished by the sun-set.

["Blow up the flat tyre on the car, please, Roger!"] (Table of Contents)

Roger Rental - He's Completely Mental / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Exton (credited)
Pencils:
Ian Knox (credited)
Inks:
Ian Knox (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Roger Rental
Synopsis:
Roger Rental blows up the tyre on his dad's car. Kerboom!

["Jimmy Bung, alias 'Rubbish Man', is at the seaside..."] (Table of Contents)

Rubbish Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour; superhero
Characters:
Rubbish Man [Jimmy Bung]; Hugo the Hungry Hippo
Synopsis:
Kids make a monster at the beach with instant monster powder. Rubbish Man tries to come to the rescue, but by the time he gets there, the monster has been eaten by Hugo the Hungry Hippo.

Indexer Notes

Same artist as Billy's Brain.

Master Fatso's Holiday (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Rodger Hardnut]
Pencils:
? [as Rodger Hardnut]
Inks:
? [as Rodger Hardnut]
Colors:
? [as Rodger Hardnut]
Letters:
? [as Rodger Hardnut]

Genre:
humour; satire-parody
Characters:
Master Fatso
Synopsis:
Master Fatso gets mistaken for a beachball.

Indexer Notes

Parody of the Mr. Men books by Roger Hargreaves.

Come To Pawky Towers... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. T. Dogg (signed)
Pencils:
J. T. Dogg (signed)
Inks:
J. T. Dogg (signed)
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
humour; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of Fawlty Towers using pigs.

["Grr! I Hate seeing people having fun!"] (Table of Contents)

The Wet Blanket / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humour; superhero
Characters:
The Wet Blanket; Nostril
Synopsis:
The Wet Blanket goes around and makes sure people don't have fun, including sending a "pteroducktyl" to attack some kids.

["Yawn! Hope you enjoyed my great "Summer Special" readers!"] (Table of Contents)

A Message From Uncle Pigg... / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Uncle Pigg
Synopsis:
Uncle Pigg announces that a "skeleton staff" will produce the next issue of Oink.

It's Easy To Be A Pig Pal! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Subscription form.

Summer Camp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Rogers [as MR]
Pencils:
? Jackson ? [as IJ]
Inks:
? Jackson ? [as IJ]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
A camp counsellor tries too hard to get his young campers to do things his way.

["The Supershakers Special Post Arrives..."] (Table of Contents)

The Nesquick Supershakers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Comic style ad about a free super flying disc available by buying Nesquik Milk Shake Mix.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sizzling Summer Special
  2. 1. ["Giggle... beach... chuckle... bottom!..."]
    Mary Lighthouse
  3. 2. ["Billy and mum had been shopping"]
    Billy Bang
  4. 3. The Insult That (almost) Made.. A.. Man.. Out.. Of.. "Weedy Willy"
  5. 4. Cowpat County
  6. 5. Uncle Pigg's Holiday Eye-Spy!
  7. 6. ["Steve Stinkbottom is on at the city hall..."]
    New Wave Dave
  8. 7. Six Ways To Shake Your Own Flavour Crisps
  9. 8. ["Harry and Emma had found the Mafia's secret sausage factory..."]
    The Street-Hogs!
  10. 9. Burp
  11. 10. Quasi's Cut-Out Wardrobe
  12. 11. ["Me and the missus went to Loch Ness..."]
    When Dinosaurs Ruled The Earth
  13. 12. Swindler Sid's Great Lolly Folly
  14. 13. Hoggiday '86
  15. 14. The Karate Kid Part II
  16. 15. ["Here they are, folks..."]
  17. 16. ["Ha! That's the last of those crooks..."]
    Billy's Brain
  18. 17. Grunts
  19. 18. ["Don't worry about not bein' able to tie yer laces, Tom"]
    Tom Thug
  20. 19. ["We were gowing on holidae too France."]
    The Sekret Diary ov Hadrian Vile - Aged 7 5/8 (years)
  21. 20. ["I'm going to ask my dad to bury me in the sand..."]
    Horace (Ugly Face) Watkins
  22. 21. Part One Janice and John and the Parachute Jump
    Uncle Pigg's Reading Course
  23. 22. Russell Grunt's Holiday Hogoscopes
  24. 23. Sun Strip
  25. 24. ["Blow up the flat tyre on the car, please, Roger!"]
    Roger Rental - He's Completely Mental
  26. 25. ["Jimmy Bung, alias 'Rubbish Man', is at the seaside..."]
    Rubbish Man
  27. 26. Master Fatso's Holiday
  28. 27. Come To Pawky Towers...
  29. 28. ["Grr! I Hate seeing people having fun!"]
    The Wet Blanket
  30. 29. ["Yawn! Hope you enjoyed my great "Summer Special" readers!"]
    A Message From Uncle Pigg...
  31. 30. It's Easy To Be A Pig Pal!
  32. 31. Summer Camp
  33. 32. ["The Supershakers Special Post Arrives..."]
    The Nesquick Supershakers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome