Valiant #20 October 1962 [3]
(20 October 1962)

IPC, 1962 Series
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Price
6d [0-0-6 GBP]
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
Weekly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fleetway Publications Ltd.
Editing
?

The Cossacks (Table of Contents)

Famous Fighters / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Geoff Campion
Inks
Geoff Campion
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Captain Hurricane / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
R. Charles Roylance
Inks
R. Charles Roylance
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swipe me!
Genre
war
Characters
Captain Hurricane; Maggot Malone
Synopsis
On a mission to locate and destroy a German fuel dump near Alexandria, Hurricane meets the thieves who stole his clean shirts from Maggot's jeep.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Tommy Hawk and Mo Cassin / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Birch ?
Inks
Birch ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Paleface tourists go to next village to takum photos of totem pole.
Genre
humour
Characters
Tommy Hawk; Mo Cassin; Chiefy; bus driver
Synopsis
In a bid to attract tourists, Chiefy sends Tommy and Mo to get a totem pole but instead they come back with a bus stop.
Reprints
  • from Knockout (Amagamated Press, 1939 series) #?

Indexer Notes

Reprint information from The Fleetway Companion.

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

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

Script
Reg Orlandini
Pencils
Angel Nadal Quirch
Inks
Angel Nadal Quirch
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ches Nutt, you skinny slave-driver.
Genre
humour
Characters
Ches Nutt; Nora Nutt; Grandma Nutt; Grandpa Nutt; Ginger Nutt; Wal Nutt; Hazel Nutt; Baby Peanut
Synopsis
When Ches buys a washing machine, the family mistake it for a pastry mixer and a record player before Granny attempts to wash the children in it.

Indexer Notes

Ginger Nutt, previously seen in the title frame in issue one, makes her only appearance in a story in this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

It Really Happened / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Coton
Inks
Graham Coton
Letters
typeset

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

Hawk Hunter and the Iron Horse / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gino D'Antonio ?
Pencils
Renato Polese ?
Inks
Renato Polese ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The General has certainly set me a problem this time!
Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Hawk Hunter; Red Larsen; Big Mick Mulroon; Sam Basset
Synopsis
Tasked with finding out who paid Sioux warriors to disrupt work on the railroad, Hawk returns to Fremont where gunman Red Larsen is waiting for him.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Paladin the Fearless / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jean-Michel Charlier; ? (translator)
Pencils
Albert Uderzo
Inks
Albert Uderzo
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You'd better be more careful, little one.
Genre
humour
Characters
Paladin; Cedric; Brother Love
Synopsis
Paladin's training and education continue as he grows up, while Vikings carry out raids in the surrounding countryside.
Reprints
  • from Belloy - Chevalier Sans Armure (La Wallonie) 1951

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

The Steel Claw / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kenneth Bulmer
Pencils
Jesús Blasco
Inks
Jesús Blasco
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to miss it...
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Louis Crandell [The Steel Claw]
Synopsis
Crandell evades the police and plans to use his power to become the richest and most powerful man alive.
Reprints

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

Percy the Problem Child / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roy Wilson
Inks
Roy Wilson
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got some tough problems for you this week, puzzlers!
Genre
humour
Characters
Percy; Professor P. Braine
Synopsis
Percy sets the readers a series of questions, puzzles and riddles.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Soppy Ha'Porths / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Martin
Inks
Arthur Martin
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On which side of the jug is the handle?
Genre
humour

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Man Made Mammoths / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Coton
Inks
Graham Coton
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

To Glory We Steer / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Eric Parker
Inks
Eric Parker
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nelson! Get back!
Genre
historical; military
Characters
Horatio Nelson; Rory Peacham; Captain Lutwidge
Synopsis
Following his trip to the Arctic, including an encounter with a polar bear, Nelson sets sail for the East Indies on HMS Seahorse. Struck down by a strange fever, he is sent back to England.

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

It's All Yours / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

Hey Presto - The Saucy Apprentice / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did I not tell you to take these over ripe eggs back to ye market?
Genre
humour
Characters
Presto; Werlin
Synopsis
Presto tries to use magic to return some rotten eggs.

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

Shorty the Sheriff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reg Parlett
Inks
Reg Parlett
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If I disguise myself as Seven Gun Joe I mght be able to get past his sentries.
Genre
humour
Characters
Shorty; Seven Gun Joe
Synopsis
Shorty uses a disguise to try and capture Seven Gun Joe.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Blade of the Frontier / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is Blade of the Frontier!
Characters
Captain Brett Blade; Ahmed Fazil; Colonel Carson
Synopsis
A Waziri leader, Ahmed Fazil, vows to steal Blade's white stallion, Lightning.

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

The Crows / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Reg Orlandini
Pencils
Reg Parlett
Inks
Reg Parlett
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not enough food for three there!
Genre
humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pa Crow; Ma Crow; Clarence Crow [Junior]
Synopsis
Pa mistakes a chicken farm for somewhere to find food.

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

Sixer / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Mister! Do you need any help?
Genre
humour
Characters
Sixer; Motorist
Synopsis
When Sixer is sent to get some petrol, oil and water, he decides it would be easier to carry them if they were mixed together.

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

Kid Gloves / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Geoff Campion
Inks
Geoff Campion
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's floored him!
Genre
sport
Characters
Kid Gloves; Sam Gloves; Jim Smith; Mrs. Gloves; reporter; boxing promoters
Synopsis
Kid is offered a try-out by some promoters involved in a televised fight. When he sees someone apparently breaking into his former employer's safe, Kid intervenes but is mistaken for a thief by the police.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Reg Parlett
Inks
Reg Parlett
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Any complaints, men?
Genre
humour
Characters
Private Mark Tyme; Sergeant-Major Bellow
Synopsis
Before he can go on his weekend pass, Tyme is ordered to peel potatoes in the cook house.

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Mark Tyme, the army's scruffiest soldier.

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

Crazy Inventions / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Western
Inks
Mike Western
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

It's a Record! / text story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Western
Inks
Mike Western
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Schoolboy Howlers / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Jack O' Justice and the Siberian Giant / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Butterworth ?
Pencils
Hugh McNeill
Inks
Hugh McNeill
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the Giant!
Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Jack O' Justice; Moll Moonlight; Count Vronsky; Boris; Giant
Synopsis
Jack discovers Vronsky's secret - a giant that was found preserved in the Siberian ice. Villagers attack the castle and sieze Jack and Vronsky.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint of "Dick Turpin in Terror Keep" with Dick Turpin renamed Jack O' Justice.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Soccer Roundabout / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Lazenby
Inks
Frank Lazenby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sport
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Cossacks
    Famous Fighters
  2. 1. ["Swipe me!"]
    Captain Hurricane
  3. 2. ["Paleface tourists go to next village to takum photos of totem pole."]
    Tommy Hawk and Mo Cassin
  4. 3. ["Ches Nutt, you skinny slave-driver."]
    The Nutts
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    It Really Happened
  6. 5. ["The General has certainly set me a problem this time!"]
    Hawk Hunter and the Iron Horse
  7. 6. ["You'd better be more careful, little one."]
    Paladin the Fearless
  8. 7. ["I'm going to miss it..."]
    The Steel Claw
  9. 8. ["I've got some tough problems for you this week, puzzlers!"]
    Percy the Problem Child
  10. 9. ["On which side of the jug is the handle?"]
    The Soppy Ha'Porths
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Man Made Mammoths
  12. 11. ["Nelson! Get back!"]
    To Glory We Steer
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    It's All Yours
  14. 13. ["Did I not tell you to take these over ripe eggs back to ye market?"]
    Hey Presto - The Saucy Apprentice
  15. 14. ["If I disguise myself as Seven Gun Joe I mght be able to get past his sentries."]
    Shorty the Sheriff
  16. 15. ["It is Blade of the Frontier!"]
    Blade of the Frontier
  17. 16. ["Not enough food for three there!"]
    The Crows
  18. 17. ["Hey, Mister! Do you need any help?"]
    Sixer
  19. 18. ["He's floored him!"]
    Kid Gloves
  20. 19. ["Any complaints, men?"]
    Mark Tyme
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Crazy Inventions
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    It's a Record!
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Schoolboy Howlers
  24. 23. ["It's the Giant!"]
    Jack O' Justice and the Siberian Giant
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Soccer Roundabout
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