(1967 [December 1966])

Fleetway Publications, 1954 Series
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Price:
0-9-6 GBP
Pages:
128
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Color:
Mixed colour and black-and-white
Dimensions:
7.5 " x 11"
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Annual

Issue Notes

Price is Imperial (old money) Nine shillings and Six pence. 47 1/2p Decimal. Cover date of 1967, but Annual would have been released just prior to Christmas 1966.


Packed With World-Wide Adventure. (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; sport

Famous Planes Of World War 2 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

Colour drawings of, and info about, ten planes that flew in WW2. Bottom half of last page is the Contents listing. Short copyright notice for Fleetway Publications Ltd. 1966.

Robot Archie And The Invaders (Table of Contents)

Robot Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alan Philpott
Inks:
Alan Philpott
Colors:
Alan Philpott ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Ken Ritchie; Ted Dale; Robot Archie

Indexer Notes

Art credits via Ray Moore on the comics uk site.

"Avenger" Versus The Atom Sub (Table of Contents)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Lacey (signed)
Inks:
Bill Lacey
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Five page story with two half-page B&W illos by Lacey.

Highway Patrol (Table of Contents)

Zip Nolan / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leo Rawlings
Inks:
Leo Rawlings
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zip Nolan; Dusty Hudson

Indexer Notes

Art credit via Ray Moore.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Paddy Payne - Fighter Ace! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Colquhoun
Inks:
Joe Colquhoun
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Paddy Payne; "Kat" Katzsky

Indexer Notes

Art credit via Ray Moore.

Warriors With Wings (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as J.H.B.]
Inks:
? [as J.H.B.]
Colors:
? [as J.H.B.]
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

Text piece detailing the exploits of some of the airmen who won the Victoria Cross during WW2. Illustrated with six B&W painted illos. One piece is signed J.H.B., though all appear to be by the same hand.

J.H.B. seems to be John Batchelor.

Secrets Of The Sea (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Four page text piece on mysteries of the sea. Illustrated with three B&W painted repros. Art credit via Ray Moore.

The Bird That Flies Through Space (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; maths & science

Indexer Notes

Look at the state of play of contemporary space exploration, with several bw photos of various satellites and models.

War On Your Table-Top (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

Illustrated look at the history and sport of War Gaming.

["In The Black forest"] (Table of Contents)

Maroc The Mighty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alfredo Marculeta (signed)
Inks:
Alfredo Marculeta (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Island Of Secrets (Table of Contents)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Vernon
Inks:
John Vernon
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Darby; Dick Brennan

Indexer Notes

Story contains three half page B&W illustrations. Art credit via Ray Moore.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Of The Chimps / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Art credit via Ray Moore.

The Return Of The Sludge (Table of Contents)

The Sludge / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Lacey
Inks:
Bill Lacey
Colors:
Bill Lacey
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bill Hanley; Rick Slade; The Sludge
Synopsis:
The Sludge has survived a previous attempt to destroy it, and is back regenerated after being struck by lightning. As it wreaks havoc in Canada, Hanley and Slade discover it is now immune to the formic acid they had previously used to destroy it. The Sludge heads for a naval base, sensing the presence of an atomic sub - upon which it can feed. The sub lures the entity out to sea, where it is found to be vulnerable to the stings of Jellyfish.

Indexer Notes

Art credit via Ray Moore.

King's Corporal (Table of Contents)

A Bill Duggan Story / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Graham Coton
Inks:
Graham Coton
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Bill Duggan; Cliff Conor

Indexer Notes

Story illustrated with two black and white drawings. Art credit via Ray Moore.

What Do You Know (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Quiz based around a set of drawings.

["The Assassins"] (Table of Contents)

Zip Nolan Highway Patrol / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ted Kearon
Inks:
Ted Kearon
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; crime
Characters:
Zip Nolan
Synopsis:
Nolan chases down two would-be assassins.

Indexer Notes

Art credit via Ray Moore.

The Tiger Of Mysore (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

Dramatised account of the siege of Mysore, in 1897. Illustrated by two half page B&W line drawings. Bottom of last page contains the solutions to the quiz.

Robot Archie And The Z-Ray (Table of Contents)

Robot Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Vernon
Inks:
John Vernon
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ted Ritchie; Ken Dale; Professor Igor Stasky; Robot Archie
Synopsis:
Embittered scientist Stasky goes on the rampage with his Z-Ray.

Indexer Notes

Art credit via Ray Moore.

Seen Any Good Ghosts Lately? (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Graham Coton
Inks:
Graham Coton
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Accounts of some of Britain's more famous ghost stories, with several B&W illos. Art credit via Ray Moore.

Living Under The Sea (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Article, with photos and illos, on underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau.

Trains (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Photos and profiles of seven trains from around the world.

Machines That Can See In The Dark (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Piece on the development of night vision equipment by the U.S. military, with a couple of photos.

Armoured Giants (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

History of the development of the Tank, with six photos.

Cobra Island (Table of Contents)

The Spider / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reg Bunn
Inks:
Reg Bunn
Colors:
Reg Bunn
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spider; "Professor" Pelham; Pierre Revelle [The Cobra]
Synopsis:
Revelle tries to use The Spider as a distraction to keep the police busy while he robs a bank, but The Spider figures out his plan and brings him to justice.

Indexer Notes

Art credit via Ray Moore.

Mark Zeppelin Meets The Micro King! (Table of Contents)

Mark Zeppelin / text story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Story with five toned illustrations. Art credit via Ray Moore.

The Battling Yorkshiremen! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

Dramatised history of the Green Howards regiment.

["In The Park"] (Table of Contents)

Jimmi From Jupiter / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mario Capaldi
Inks:
Mario Capaldi
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Jimmi; Willy Smeeton; Frank Watts

Indexer Notes

Jimmi gets his abilities from Gamma Power. Art credit via Ray Moore.

The Rocket Jockeys (Table of Contents)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Selby Donnison
Inks:
Selby Donnison
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with two line drawings. Art credit Via Ray Moore.

All About The West (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Strip-style guide to the history of the American west.

What Did You Do In The War, Dad? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bruno Maraffa
Inks:
Bruno Maraffa
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Story ends on the inside of the back cover. Art credit via Ray Moore.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On back cover of book, same illustration as front cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Packed With World-Wide Adventure.
  2. 1. Famous Planes Of World War 2
  3. 2. Robot Archie And The Invaders
    Robot Archie
  4. 3. "Avenger" Versus The Atom Sub
  5. 4. Highway Patrol
    Zip Nolan
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Paddy Payne - Fighter Ace!
  7. 6. Warriors With Wings
  8. 7. Secrets Of The Sea
  9. 8. The Bird That Flies Through Space
  10. 9. War On Your Table-Top
  11. 10. ["In The Black forest"]
    Maroc The Mighty
  12. 11. Island Of Secrets
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Of The Chimps
  14. 13. The Return Of The Sludge
    The Sludge
  15. 14. King's Corporal
    A Bill Duggan Story
  16. 15. What Do You Know
  17. 16. ["The Assassins"]
    Zip Nolan Highway Patrol
  18. 17. The Tiger Of Mysore
  19. 18. Robot Archie And The Z-Ray
    Robot Archie
  20. 19. Seen Any Good Ghosts Lately?
  21. 20. Living Under The Sea
  22. 21. Trains
  23. 22. Machines That Can See In The Dark
  24. 23. Armoured Giants
  25. 24. Cobra Island
    The Spider
  26. 25. Mark Zeppelin Meets The Micro King!
    Mark Zeppelin
  27. 26. The Battling Yorkshiremen!
  28. 27. ["In The Park"]
    Jimmi From Jupiter
  29. 28. The Rocket Jockeys
  30. 29. All About The West
  31. 30. What Did You Do In The War, Dad?
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
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  • Gordon Keys
  • Donald Dale Milne
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