(1972)

IPC, 1963 Series
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Price
0.65 GBP
Pages
160
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Brand
A Fleetway Annual
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Color
Colour cover; Black and white with some colouring interior
Dimensions
7.5 " x 11 "
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

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The Wild Wonders / cover / 1 page (report information)

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The Sea Warriors (Table of Contents: 1)

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Profile of navy vehicles carrying the name Valiant

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Art in black, blue and white

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

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The Wild Wonders / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Although they were the strongest boys in the world...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Rick Wild; Charlie Wild; Mike Flynn
Synopsis
Mike has a plan to help the Mayor of Frilsea get rid of a crooked carnival.
Keywords
carnival

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Art in black, blue and white

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The Tuffs of Terror Island / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Whew! That's it -- The last nail and the last log in position!
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adventure
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Alf Baxter; Urrg; Sam Tuff; Porky Tuff; Derek Tuff
Synopsis
Urgg shows Porky where he can find some giant eggs.
Keywords
Australia; flood

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Art in black, blue and white

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Wacker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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The crew will be allowed to take home one tropical pet per person.
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humour
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Wacker
Synopsis
Wacker is allowed to bring one pet home.
Keywords
elephant; sawfish

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Captain Hurricane / comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

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Come on, me Hearties!
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war
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Captain Hercules Hurricane; Half-Pint; Tich; Private Smith; Malone
Synopsis
Captain Hurricane, while on rest behind the lines, shuts down Private Smith and his black market shop.
Keywords
black market; Burma; Japanese Army; World War II

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This is a cold spot!
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humour
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The Crow family looks for a new home.

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Sporty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Sporty's dreaming again!
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humour
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Sporty; Sydney
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Sporty dreams about the day's rugby match.
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dream; rugby

Diamond Run (Table of Contents: 9)

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The Nutts / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Did you know that they once thought the balloon would be more popular than the aeroplane?
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humour
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Ches
Synopsis
Ches builds his own hot air balloon.
Keywords
hot air balloon

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Hymer Loafer, the Tiredest Man in Tennessee / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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What's that sign you're painting say, Ma?
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humour
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Hymer Loafer
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Hymer Loafer accidentally blocks a stagecoach trail.

The Greatest Games of All (Table of Contents: 12)

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Jesse Owens
Synopsis
Photo article about the Olympic Games
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Olympics

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Wacker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Stop the winch! The cable's fouled!
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humour
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Wacker; Captain
Synopsis
Wacker gets the wrong kind of diving bell.

The Flying Fortress (Table of Contents: 14)

Battler Britton / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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war
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"Battler" Britton; Colonel Ritson
Synopsis
"Battler" Britton is ordered to help the new American bombers destroy a U-Boat pen.
Keywords
B-17; Flying Fortress; ME-109; Royal Air Force; Spitfire; World War II

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

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I'm jealous! Nobody takes any notice of us!
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humour
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Pa Crow
Synopsis
Pa Crow tries to make himself look fancy with extra feathers from a mattress factory.

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The Incredible Adventures of Janus Stark / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Janus Stark, the famous Victorian escapologist was fond of travel.
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adventure
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Janus Stark; Erasmus Chill; Ali Ben Basar; Khyfu
Synopsis
Janus Stark helps two archaeologists bypass the traps in an Egyptian pyramid.
Keywords
Egypt; pyramid; treasure

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Sporty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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You big chump, Sporty!
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humour
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Sporty
Synopsis
Sporty plays soccer.
Keywords
soccer

Injun Antics (Table of Contents: 18)

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Genre
humour
Keywords
smoke signals; teepee

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9 cartoons featuring Native Americans.

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Well - Fancy That! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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A Syrian monk who lived in the 5th century...
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non-fiction

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Similar concept to Ripley's Believe It or Not, each illustration is a cartoon featuring some weird or strange bit of trivia.

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The Swots and the Blots / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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I bet I get the prize in cookery class for the biggest cake.
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humour
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Cynthia Swot; Fatty Blot
Synopsis
Cynthia bakes a large and extremely hard cake.

Surprise Find (Table of Contents: 21)

Captain Hurricane / text story / 6 pages (report information)

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Kelly's Eye / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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They told me that Raffino stands in the shadow of an extinct volcano!
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horror-suspense
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Tim Kelly; Count Varga; Arturo; Mario Fellini; Gino Varga
Synopsis
Tim Kelly discovers the secret behind the giant bats that are menacing an Italian town.
Keywords
diamonds; Eye of Zoltec; Italy; volcano

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Hymer Loafer, the Tiredest Man in Tenessee / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Anybody call while I was out, Hymer?
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humour
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Hymer Loafer; Wild Willie; Bad Billie
Synopsis
Hymer accidentally stops a train robbery.
Keywords
train robbery

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Billy Bunter the Heavyweight Chump of Greyfriars / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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What's this? Bunter with a book!
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humour
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Billy Bunter; Mr. Quelch
Synopsis
A mistake makes all the students believe the dining hall is out of food.

H.M.S. Hermes (Table of Contents: 25)

The Sea Warriors / text article / 3 pages (report information)

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Wacker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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You've chipped the paint on the bows!
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humour
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Wacker
Synopsis
Wacker is told to paint the bow.

The Return of the Claw (Table of Contents: 27)

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Louis Crandell

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

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Git rid of this corn.
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humour
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The Crow family searches for corn.

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Raven of the Wing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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What be you practisin' today, Raven?
Genre
sport
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Raven; Baldy Hagen; Young Jo; Morag
Synopsis
Raven goes to France to fulfill a Gipsy prophesy to capture a wild horse, and also to win a soccer game.
Keywords
gipsy; soccer

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

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At last Dad Nutt saw a way to escape from Granny Nutt's nagging.
Genre
humour
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Dad Nutt; Granny Nutt; Ches Nutt; Hazel Nutt; Wal Nutt
Synopsis
Dad Nutt tries to builds a flying machine.

Sporting Roundabout (Table of Contents: 31)

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non-fiction; sport

Magic Secrets (Table of Contents: 32)

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Star Transport (Table of Contents: 33)

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Strange Warning (Table of Contents: 34)

Yellowknife of the Yard / text story / 6 pages (report information)

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Sporting Smiles / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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humour
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bowling; boxing; golf; tennis

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A collection of sport spot illustration jokes.

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Billy Bunter the Heavyweight Chump of Greyfriars / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Out of my room, scrounger!
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humour
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Billy Bunter
Synopsis
Billy takes some experimental pills that give him the appetite of animals.

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His Sporting Lordship / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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I hope you haven't forgotton, m'lord...
Genre
adventure
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Henry Nobbins; Jarvis; Mr. Parkinson; Fred Bloggs
Synopsis
Henry and Jarvis go to Africa to capture a lion.
Keywords
Africa; African natives; big game hunter; lion

H.M.S. Kent (Table of Contents: 38)

The Sea Warriors / text article / 3 pages (report information)

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Who Is It? / text article / 1 page (report information)

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This famous Welsh long-jump champion...
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sport
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quiz

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Jon of the Jungle / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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Jon the Jungle Boy and his ape-man, Zim, were returning to Africa by plane...
Genre
jungle
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Jon the Jungle Boy; Zim; Princess Maria Alonso
Synopsis
After their plane crashes in the South American jungle, Jon and Zim discover a lost world filled with dinosaurs and the descendants of Spanish conquistadors.
Keywords
alligator; anaconda; blowpipe; dinosaur; El Dorado; jaguar; plane crash; South America; witch doctor

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Wild Wonders
  2. 1. The Sea Warriors
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. ["Although they were the strongest boys in the world..."]
    The Wild Wonders
  5. 4. ["Whew! That's it -- The last nail and the last log in position!"]
    The Tuffs of Terror Island
  6. 5. ["The crew will be allowed to take home one tropical pet per person."]
    Wacker
  7. 6. ["Come on, me Hearties!"]
    Captain Hurricane
  8. 7. ["This is a cold spot!"]
    The Crows
  9. 8. ["Sporty's dreaming again!"]
    Sporty
  10. 9. Diamond Run
  11. 10. ["Did you know that they once thought the balloon would be more popular than the aeroplane?"]
    The Nutts
  12. 11. ["What's that sign you're painting say, Ma?"]
    Hymer Loafer, the Tiredest Man in Tennessee
  13. 12. The Greatest Games of All
  14. 13. ["Stop the winch! The cable's fouled!"]
    Wacker
  15. 14. The Flying Fortress
    Battler Britton
  16. 15. ["I'm jealous! Nobody takes any notice of us!"]
    The Crows
  17. 16. ["Janus Stark, the famous Victorian escapologist was fond of travel."]
    The Incredible Adventures of Janus Stark
  18. 17. ["You big chump, Sporty!"]
    Sporty
  19. 18. Injun Antics
  20. 19. ["A Syrian monk who lived in the 5th century..."]
    Well - Fancy That!
  21. 20. ["I bet I get the prize in cookery class for the biggest cake."]
    The Swots and the Blots
  22. 21. Surprise Find
    Captain Hurricane
  23. 22. ["They told me that Raffino stands in the shadow of an extinct volcano!"]
    Kelly's Eye
  24. 23. ["Anybody call while I was out, Hymer?"]
    Hymer Loafer, the Tiredest Man in Tenessee
  25. 24. ["What's this? Bunter with a book!"]
    Billy Bunter the Heavyweight Chump of Greyfriars
  26. 25. H.M.S. Hermes
    The Sea Warriors
  27. 26. ["You've chipped the paint on the bows!"]
    Wacker
  28. 27. The Return of the Claw
  29. 28. ["Git rid of this corn."]
    The Crows
  30. 29. ["What be you practisin' today, Raven?"]
    Raven of the Wing
  31. 30. ["At last Dad Nutt saw a way to escape from Granny Nutt's nagging."]
    The Nutts
  32. 31. Sporting Roundabout
  33. 32. Magic Secrets
  34. 33. Star Transport
  35. 34. Strange Warning
    Yellowknife of the Yard
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Sporting Smiles
  37. 36. ["Out of my room, scrounger!"]
    Billy Bunter the Heavyweight Chump of Greyfriars
  38. 37. ["I hope you haven't forgotton, m'lord..."]
    His Sporting Lordship
  39. 38. H.M.S. Kent
    The Sea Warriors
  40. 39. ["This famous Welsh long-jump champion..."]
    Who Is It?
  41. 40. ["Jon the Jungle Boy and his ape-man, Zim, were returning to Africa by plane..."]
    Jon of the Jungle
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    The Wild Wonders
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