TV Comic #1255
(3rd January, 1976)

Polystyle Publications, 1951 Series
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Price
0.09 GBP
Pages
24
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Polystyle Publications Ltd
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Issue Notes

Indicia read TV Comic incorporating Tom and Jerry Weekly and TV Action.

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

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good idea of yours to come skating, Jerry
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humour
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Keywords
skating; winter

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

Roobarb / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeoww! What on earth's that...?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Roobarb; Custer
Synopsis
Roobarb tries to bring in the New Year but keeps disturbing Custard's rest.
Keywords
New Year

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

TV Terrors / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How about letting us into the studiio as a New Year treat, Hoppit?
Genre
humour
Characters
Terrors [Buttons; Cuthbert; Monica]; Hoppitt

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

Tarzan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aiee! Our spears cannot harm the one-eyed giant!
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Boy; Cheetah; Professor Strigen (villain)

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

Mighty Moth / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I've wrapped my feet in flannel so I can tip-toe up to that moth and whack him!
Genre
humour
Characters
Mighty Moth; Pa

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Barney Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Barney, what on earth are you doing?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Barney Bear; Moose
Keywords
Change ringing

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Pink Panther / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Being a comedian is a hard life
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pink Panther; show producer; audience
Synopsis
Pink Panther is trying to be a comedian but the audience keeps throwing eggs and tomatoes at him.

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Droopy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brr! It's a freezing New Year!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Droopy; employer
Synopsis
Droopy takes a job as a chauffeur to stay out of the cold but the car keeps breaking down or getting stuck.

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Nelly and Her Telly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Bah! It may be a new year, buy aren't there any new programmes on the telly, Archie
Genre
humour
Characters
Nelly; Archie; dad

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

Captain Pugwash / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What's wrong, Barnabas?
Genre
adventure; humour; historical
Characters
Captain Pugwash; Barnabas; Tom
Synopsis
Due to the damage caused by a storm Captain Pugwash orders the distress flag to be flown. Unfortunately their distress call is answered by the Royal Navy.
Keywords
Pirates

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Readers' Page [Polystyle] / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
My name is Nicola Williams and I am nine years old.
Genre
non-fiction

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Basil Brush / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Nothing better for getting rid of Christmas cobwebs than a snowball fight, Chummers
Genre
humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Basil Brush; Chummers; Bertie Brush (flashback); Lennie (flashback)
Synopsis
Bernie tells Chummers how his cousin Bertie became the snowball champion of Bermuda.

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

Readers' Jokes / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you have to take the wheel right off?
Genre
humour

Indexer Notes

Collection of one-panel jokes submitted by readers.

Prize Crossword No. 43 (Table of Contents: 14)

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Dad's Army / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope this snow doesn't settle. sir!
Genre
humour; war
Characters
Captain Mainwaring; Sergeant Wilson; platoon members; sea scouts

New Speed Kings (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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Tall Story (Table of Contents: 17)

The Bugs Bunny Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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It's a disgrace!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humour
Characters
Bugs Bunny; scientists
Synopsis
Bugs complains that no one has created monster carrots only to discover some scientists have. While celebrating Bugs spills some of the growth serum on himself.
Keywords
growth serum

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Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Time for bed, Swee'pea.
Genre
humour
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Swee'pea

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Roobarb / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you going to ring in the new year, Roobarb?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Roobarb; Custard

Don't Miss This Annual Treat (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Make Your New Year's Resolution (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

44 Animal and Bird Stamps (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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Laurel and Hardy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shake hands with me, Stanley!
Genre
humour
Characters
Oliver Hardy; Stanley Laurel

The Dalek Revenge (Table of Contents: 24)

Doctor Who / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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If the machine is so important to the Daleks, wouldn't the guard it more thoroughly, Doctor
Feature Logo
Dr Who
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Doctor; Sarah-Jane; Ticon; Luco (villain); The Daleks (villains)
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Good idea of yours to come skating, Jerry"]
    Tom and Jerry
  2. 2. ["Yeoww! What on earth's that...?"]
    Roobarb
  3. 3. ["How about letting us into the studiio as a New Year treat, Hoppit?"]
    TV Terrors
  4. 4. ["Aiee! Our spears cannot harm the one-eyed giant!"]
    Tarzan
  5. 5. ["I've wrapped my feet in flannel so I can tip-toe up to that moth and whack him!"]
    Mighty Moth
  6. 6. ["Barney, what on earth are you doing?"]
    Barney Bear
  7. 7. ["Being a comedian is a hard life"]
    Pink Panther
  8. 8. ["Brr! It's a freezing New Year!"]
    Droopy
  9. 9. ["Bah! It may be a new year, buy aren't there any new programmes on the telly, Archie"]
    Nelly and Her Telly
  10. 10. ["What's wrong, Barnabas?"]
    Captain Pugwash
  11. 11. ["My name is Nicola Williams and I am nine years old."]
    Readers' Page [Polystyle]
  12. 12. ["Nothing better for getting rid of Christmas cobwebs than a snowball fight, Chummers"]
    Basil Brush
  13. 13. ["Do you have to take the wheel right off?"]
    Readers' Jokes
  14. 14. Prize Crossword No. 43
  15. 15. ["I hope this snow doesn't settle. sir!"]
    Dad's Army
  16. 16. New Speed Kings
  17. 17. Tall Story
    The Bugs Bunny Show
  18. 18. ["Time for bed, Swee'pea."]
    Popeye
  19. 19. ["Are you going to ring in the new year, Roobarb?"]
    Roobarb
  20. 20. Don't Miss This Annual Treat
  21. 21. Make Your New Year's Resolution
  22. 22. 44 Animal and Bird Stamps
  23. 23. ["Shake hands with me, Stanley!"]
    Laurel and Hardy
  24. 24. The Dalek Revenge
    Doctor Who
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