Swift #v6#36
(17 October 1959)

Hulton Press, 1954 Series
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Volume
6
Price
0.045 [0-0-4.5 GBP]
Pages
16
Indicia Frequency
every Tuesday
On-sale Date
1959-10-13
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smiley the boy from down under / cover / 1.5 pages (report information)

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Smiley is helping Stockwhip Sam, a detective, to hunt down a gang
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Smiley; Scallywag (his horse)

Indexer Notes

Full colour on cover, black and white half page inside cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Corgi Toys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The House of Danger (Table of Contents: 2)

Dixon of Dock Green / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help! Help! I can't swim!
Genre
drama; crime
Characters
Police Constable George Dixon; Chalky White (villain); Jules Rocco (people smuggler)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Our gang / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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I wish we had some sweets!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Tubby; Teena; Tich; Slimy Simon (burglar); policeman

[Living Up to Their Famous Names] (Table of Contents: 4)

Swift cinema club news / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

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Two young people who may one day become as famous as their parents are Julia Lockwood and Christopher Braden.
Characters
Julia Lockwood; Christopher Braden

Indexer Notes

Photo of Julia Lockwood from The Flying Eye, photo of Christopher Braden from The Kid From Canada.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Wells Fargo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Don Lawrence
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Don Lawrence
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zz - zzzz - zuh!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jim Hardie; Tom Tipton; Simon Girty (villain); Cole brothers x 2 (villains)

The Grecian Vase (Table of Contents: 6)

Sir Nigel Tawny explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ready? We'll swim towards the market buoy, then dive!
Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Sir Nigel Tawny; Dagger; Angus

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Merrick of Merryhill / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's something fishy going on here!
Genre
drama; children; crime
Characters
David Merrick; John Littlebear (native American boy); Pug (villain); Mr. Potts (villain); Detective Inspector Devon

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Flame and the gun runners / comic story / 0.7 page (report information)

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Look! Cries Jeremy. There's Emil with a gun.
Genre
adventure; animal; children
Characters
Flame (dog); Jeremy Hope; Mohammed; Mr. Hope (Jeremy's father); Emil (villain)

Indexer Notes

Top left of centre page spread.

No. 8 Progress (Table of Contents: 9)

Aeroplanes of yesterday and today / text article / 0.3 page (report information)

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Gordon (signed)
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Gordon (signed)
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Gordon (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
1919 - The Vickers Vimy

Indexer Notes

Illustration of The 1919 Vickers Vimy biplane signed by Gordon with a caption.

Bottom left of centre page spread.

King Vulture (Table of Contents: 10)

Wild creatures of the world / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

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A bright-coloured but ugly bird,

Indexer Notes

Large painting of a King Vulture with an inset caption.

Top right of centre page spread.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Rolling Stones / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Look, there's one of the clowns!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
The Rolling Stones (two boys and a girl circus tumbling act); Horace (clown)

Indexer Notes

Bottom left of centre page spread.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Tarna jungle boy / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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Harry Bishop
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Harry Bishop
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is it?
Genre
children; jungle
Characters
Tarna; Peggy; Jeb (Peggy's grandfather); Toto (chimp); Zoro (puma)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

The Bouncers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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No gold! Just a rusty old machine!
Genre
humour; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Bouncers; Blackbeard

Indexer Notes

The Bouncers are human-like creatures from the centre of the earth but have no legs but, instead, bounce on their bottoms.

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in-house column / 0.8 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Good-turn Timmy / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Timmy; mum; dad

Indexer Notes

Four panel strip with no dialogue or captions.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Skippy / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

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This egg's hard boiled. I never seem to get them right.
Characters
Skippy (boy); weatherman; Buster (dog)

Indexer Notes

An educational strip where, each week, Skippy shows readers how to make a useful device from everyday objects.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Jimmy Handley's notebook / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a jolly useful bit of information a detective gave me.
Characters
Jimmy Handley

Indexer Notes

Informative facts with illustrations.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Nicky Nobody and his dog Chum / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are your two suspects, Boss - dead to the world!
Genre
children; crime
Characters
Nicky Nobody; Sir Giles (private detective); The Boss (villain); Carlo (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Captain Grant's children / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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The party take refuge in the branches of a great tree.
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Robert Grant; Lord Glenarvon; McNabbs; Professor Paganel; Thalcave (native guide); Lady Glenarvon; Mary Grant

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Jules Verne story.

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Smiley is helping Stockwhip Sam, a detective, to hunt down a gang"]
    Smiley the boy from down under
  2. 1. ["New from Corgi"]
    Corgi Toys
  3. 2. The House of Danger
    Dixon of Dock Green
  4. 3. ["I wish we had some sweets!"]
    Our gang
  5. 4. [Living Up to Their Famous Names]
    Swift cinema club news
  6. 5. ["Zz - zzzz - zuh!"]
    Wells Fargo
  7. 6. The Grecian Vase
    Sir Nigel Tawny explorer
  8. 7. ["There's something fishy going on here!"]
    Merrick of Merryhill
  9. 8. ["Look! Cries Jeremy. There's Emil with a gun."]
    Flame and the gun runners
  10. 9. No. 8 Progress
    Aeroplanes of yesterday and today
  11. 10. King Vulture
    Wild creatures of the world
  12. 11. ["Look, there's one of the clowns!"]
    The Rolling Stones
  13. 12. ["What is it?"]
    Tarna jungle boy
  14. 13. ["It's terrific fun reading, when you have Arthur Mee's children's encyclopedia"]
  15. 14. ["No gold! Just a rusty old machine!"]
    The Bouncers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Good-turn Timmy
  18. 17. ["This egg's hard boiled. I never seem to get them right."]
    Skippy
  19. 18. ["Here's a jolly useful bit of information a detective gave me."]
    Jimmy Handley's notebook
  20. 19. ["There are your two suspects, Boss - dead to the world!"]
    Nicky Nobody and his dog Chum
  21. 20. ["The party take refuge in the branches of a great tree."]
    Captain Grant's children
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