(3 May 1957)

Hulton Press, 1950 Series
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Volume:
8
Price:
4 1/2d [0-0-4 1/2 GBP]
Pages:
20
Indicia frequency:
Every Wednesday
On-sale date:
1957-04-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hulton Press Ltd.
Editing:
Marcus Morris
Color:
Mostly full Colour
Dimensions:
12" x 18" (30.5 cm x 45.7 cm)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Reign of the Robots (Part 11) (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Hampson
Pencils:
Frank Hampson
Inks:
Frank Hampson
Colors:
Frank Hampson
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Dan Dare; The Mekon; Sir Hubert Guest ;Professor Jocelyn Peabody ; Hank; Pierre
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Front cover and inside front cover.

["There's Carracul's car. Congar!'] (Table of Contents)

Mark Question / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alan Stranks
Pencils:
Harry Lindfield
Inks:
Harry Lindfield
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Mark; "Doc" Steele; Conger; Snuffle; Professor Carracul; Lord Hubbard

The Mystery of the Marie Celeste (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Can Aston Villa Defeat The Mighty Babes? (Table of Contents)

Eagle Sports News / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[Cup Final] (Table of Contents)

Simon Simple / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Simon Simple

Jeff Arnold and Billy the Kid (part ?) (Table of Contents)

Riders of the Range / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Chilton
Pencils:
Frank Humpries
Inks:
Frank Humpries
Colors:
Frank Humpries ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; western-frontier
Characters:
Jeff Arnold; Billy the Kid; Sheriff Peppin; Lawyer McSween

The New Woodhead Tunnel (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Cutaway illustration of the The Woodhead railway tunnel through the Pennines.

Presented as the top half of the comic's center-spread.

Damballah's Drum (part ?) (Table of Contents)

Luck of the Legion / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Geoffrey Bond
Pencils:
Martin Aitchison
Inks:
Martin Aitchison
Colors:
Martin Aitchison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Sgt. "Tough" Luck; Cpl. Trenet; Legionnaire Bimberg; Barima

Indexer Notes

Presented as the lower half of the magazine's center-spread.

Man-Hunt (part ?) (Table of Contents)

Jack O'Lantern / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Beardmore
Pencils:
Robert Ayton
Inks:
Robert Ayton
Colors:
Robert Ayton
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama; historical
Characters:
Jack Yorke; Rufus; Turnspit; Captain Zero; Cpl. Pascal

Maytime Magic! (Table of Contents)

Eagle Club / activity / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
Marcus Morris; ?
Letters:
typeset

[Feather Dusters] (Table of Contents)

Chicko / comic story / 0.1 page (report information)

Script:
Norman Thelwell
Pencils:
Norman Thelwell
Inks:
Norman Thelwell
Letters:
Norman Thelwell

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Chicko

Diving For Gold (Table of Contents)

Northbrook and the 'Neptune' / text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Peter Ling
Pencils:
Peter Kay
Inks:
Peter Kay
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["Today, boy, I have been asked to meet the new President of the Amateur Criminological Society."] (Table of Contents)

Harris Tweed, Extra Special Agent / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Harris Tweed

The Red Diamond (Part ?) (Table of Contents)

Storm Nelson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Trice
Pencils:
Richard Jennings
Inks:
Richard Jennings
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
"Storm" Nelson; "Spanner"; "Bash"; Jonah McCann; "Kerluffle"; Mungo Mangabey; Don Kenyon; Aristophe; Joe Bandigo

Nests (Part Four) (Table of Contents)

British Birds / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Cansdale
Pencils:
Tom Adams
Inks:
Tom Adams
Colors:
Tom Adams
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

David Livingstone (part ?) (Table of Contents)

The Great Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chad Varah
Pencils:
Peter Jackson
Inks:
Peter Jackson
Colors:
Peter Jackson ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
David Livingstone; Joseph Moore; Rev. Cecil
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Reign of the Robots (Part 11)
    Dan Dare
  2. 1. ["There's Carracul's car. Congar!']
    Mark Question
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Marie Celeste
  4. 3. Can Aston Villa Defeat The Mighty Babes?
    Eagle Sports News
  5. 4. [Cup Final]
    Simon Simple
  6. 5. Jeff Arnold and Billy the Kid (part ?)
    Riders of the Range
  7. 6. The New Woodhead Tunnel
  8. 7. Damballah's Drum (part ?)
    Luck of the Legion
  9. 8. Man-Hunt (part ?)
    Jack O'Lantern
  10. 9. Maytime Magic!
    Eagle Club
  11. 10. [Feather Dusters]
    Chicko
  12. 11. Diving For Gold
    Northbrook and the 'Neptune'
  13. 12. ["Today, boy, I have been asked to meet the new President of the Amateur Criminological Society."]
    Harris Tweed, Extra Special Agent
  14. 13. The Red Diamond (Part ?)
    Storm Nelson
  15. 14. Nests (Part Four)
    British Birds
  16. 15. David Livingstone (part ?)
    The Great Explorer
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