Comic Cuts #v1#1
(17 May 1890)

Amalgamated Press, 1890 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1/2 d [0-0-0.5 GBP]
Pages
8
Indicia Frequency
weekly
On-sale Date
1890-05-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
[none printed]
Editing
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Issue Notes

At bottom of last page, "Published at Proprietor, at 145 Fleet Street, E.C."

First issue contains reprints of cartoon material from the United States, no new original material.

The Strong Man Fraud; or, The 1000-LB. Air-Ball (Table of Contents)

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

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You women don't know how to hang pictures-...
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humour
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On front cover.

The Latest Botanical Discovery (Table of Contents: 2)

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humour
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The Joys of the Suburbanite (Table of Contents: 3)

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By Hook and Crook (Table of Contents: 4)

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humour
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Why Timpkins is Going to Move Again (Table of Contents: 5)

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humour
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The Editor Talks to His New Friends (Table of Contents: 6)

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Genre
humour; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Text page starting with a editorial introduction to the comic paper (title used for this sequence). Short items includes five untitled brief humour text vignettes, one limerick poem, and two humour short poems.

Brief story articles include, "Landlord and Lawyer," "Sir Walter and the Bores; Something Like Wealth," "Stories Told by a Policemen," "Rough on the Cats," ""Great Secret" Prize Competition," and "Keeping Company."

Confessions of a Ticket-of-Leave Man (Table of Contents: 7)

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non-fiction; crime

Indexer Notes

Subtitled, "My Experiences of Ten Years' Penal Servitude."

Story has three chapters over 2 1/2 columns. Listed as "Author's Copyright" and "To be continued."

A Child's Lucky Find (Table of Contents: 8)

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non-fiction

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Over 1 1/2 columns includes 12 factoid and trivia vignettes, and four titled articles; "A Child's Lucky Find" (of which this sequence is named), "Some Curious Jugs," "Big Feet of a Great Man," and "The Oddest of All."

Jokes (Table of Contents: 9)

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humour

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A column of short jokes.

They Each Had One (Table of Contents: 10)

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The Hammock (Table of Contents: 11)

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A Brillant Conception (Table of Contents: 12)

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The Cold, Hard, Unmistakable Hint (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Thinshanks
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humour
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This cartoon straddles the center-spread between pages 4 and 5.

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

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Customer: Isn't it a trifle large, Levi?
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This cartoon straddles the center-spread between pages 4 and 5.

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

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Customer: Collars, please, fifteen and a half inch
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humour
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This cartoon straddles the center-spread between pages 4 and 5.

His Proposals (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Sweet to the Spirit's listening ear!
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humour
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Last Easter Monday (Table of Contents: 19)

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humour
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Smiles (Table of Contents: 20)

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humour

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Humourous vignette stories.

Sir Frederick Leighton "Rejected" (Table of Contents: 21)

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Genre
humour

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Text page with several short humour stories. Short stories titled, "Sir Frederick Leighton "Rejected" (first story on the page and title of this sequence, "Adventure in a Diving Bell," "How to Do It," "Mrs. "Dizzy"," Playful Twins," ""Hammering" on the Stock Exchange," "Outwitting the Lunatic," "The Lucky Duke," and "John Bright and the Prison." There are also nine untitled vignette humour stories on this page.

£100 A Year for Life! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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A Dog on the Stage (Table of Contents: 23)

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humour

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Inside back cover.

Five humouous stories titled, "A Dog on the Stage" (used as the title for this sequence), "Pleasant," "He Carried the Cave in a Parcel," "Broken Moments," and "Interviewing the Pope." Also included are seven untitled humourous vignette stories.

Tiny Chips (Table of Contents: 24)

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non-fiction

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Inside back cover.

A nearly full column of short factoids.

Sewing Machines Given Away! (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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Parental Authority (Table of Contents: 26)

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Consolatory (Table of Contents: 27)

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How She Did It (Table of Contents: 28)

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Trials of the Man Who Smokes (Table of Contents: 29)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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How is it you never married, Charlie?
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My Sweetheart (Table of Contents: 31)

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A small portrait of what is presumed to be the cartoonist's girlfriend or wife.

It Occasionally Fails to Work (Table of Contents: 32)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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Enraged Husband:...
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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Suburban Resident (Returning from Freemason Lodge):...
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Strong Man Fraud; or, The 1000-LB. Air-Ball
  2. 1. ["You women don't know how to hang pictures-..."]
  3. 2. The Latest Botanical Discovery
  4. 3. The Joys of the Suburbanite
  5. 4. By Hook and Crook
  6. 5. Why Timpkins is Going to Move Again
  7. 6. The Editor Talks to His New Friends
  8. 7. Confessions of a Ticket-of-Leave Man
  9. 8. A Child's Lucky Find
  10. 9. Jokes
  11. 10. They Each Had One
  12. 11. The Hammock
  13. 12. A Brillant Conception
  14. 13. The Cold, Hard, Unmistakable Hint
  15. 14. ["Thinshanks"]
  16. 15. ["Customer: Isn't it a trifle large, Levi?"]
  17. 16. ["Customer: Collars, please, fifteen and a half inch"]
  18. 17. His Proposals
  19. 18. ["Sweet to the Spirit's listening ear!"]
  20. 19. Last Easter Monday
  21. 20. Smiles
  22. 21. Sir Frederick Leighton "Rejected"
  23. 22. £100 A Year for Life!
  24. 23. A Dog on the Stage
  25. 24. Tiny Chips
  26. 25. Sewing Machines Given Away!
  27. 26. Parental Authority
  28. 27. Consolatory
  29. 28. How She Did It
  30. 29. Trials of the Man Who Smokes
  31. 30. ["How is it you never married, Charlie?"]
  32. 31. My Sweetheart
  33. 32. It Occasionally Fails to Work
  34. 33. ["Enraged Husband:..."]
  35. 34. ["Suburban Resident (Returning from Freemason Lodge):..."]
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