Buster #17 July 1976 [818]
(17 July 1976)

IPC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.06 GBP
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
weekly
On-sale Date
1976-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
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Screech on the Beach! (Table of Contents)

Rent-A-Ghost Ltd. / cover / 0.75 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Keywords
beach; ghosts; music; sunbathers

Buster's Diary (Table of Contents: 1)

Buster / comic story / 1.25 pages (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; humour; children
Characters
Buster
Keywords
camping; farmer; school; scrumping; teacher

Plane Jane (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Plane Jane; Uncle Albert; Rover
Keywords
dog; prank; remote-controlled airplane

Pete's Pocket Army (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure; children; science fiction
Characters
Pete Parker; P. C. Bugden; Grunf; Julie (Pete's cousin); Zapp; Joe (villain)
Keywords
aliens; hijacking; policeman; space-kite

He's Got a Nose for Trouble! (Table of Contents: 4)

Snooper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Snooper
Keywords
magnifying glass; parrot-shooting gun; pranks

Big Chief Pow Wow (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Big Chief Pow Wow; Bonzo the Famous Conjurer
Keywords
bear; false teeth; picnic; trick

Kojack's Buick: With Free Badge (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Kojack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ivor Lott and Tony Broke (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Ivor Lott; Tony Broke; Ivor Lott's Dad
Keywords
holiday souvenirs; pranks; spanking

The Crime-Busting Crow (Table of Contents: 8)

Crowjak / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children; crime
Characters
Lieutenant Crowjak; Flanagan; Fung Koo (villain)
Keywords
kung fu; police officers

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

The Runaways / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
A whirlpool... Dead ahead! There's only one chance now!
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Ben Robinson; Debbie Robinson; Bert Wooler; Rob (donkey); Bob (donkey); Rosie (donkey); Ruth (donkey); youth (swimmer)
Keywords
arson; Bambridge Bay; donkeys; fire; stables; swimmer; whirlpool

The Fastest Gun Boat in the West (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Marney the Fox / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Goodall
Pencils
John Stokes
Inks
John Stokes
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can see cages of wire! The animals are to be taken away!
Genre
animal; crime
Characters
Marney the Fox; Caleb Smith; Shimmer (otter); Granok (fox)
Reprints
Keywords
captive animals; foxes; illegal trade in wild animals; kestrel; otter; owl

Rent-A-Ghost Ltd (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Keywords
beach; ghosts; music

Tomboy (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children; crime
Characters
Tomboy; Tomboys' mother; Mauler Muggins (villain)
Keywords
magnifying glass; mugger

Airfix Modellers Club: 24 Dioramas to Be Won! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

At the Earth's Core (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Who Else Wants a He-Man Body? (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

Chuck'r and Skeeter, Two Super Flyers from the North Pacific Range (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.3 page (report information)

Clever Dick (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Clever Dick; bully
Keywords
bullying; fighting

Kid Gloves (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Kid
Keywords
burglary; cricket; magic gloves

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

The Leopard from Lime St. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure; children; crime
Characters
Biller Farmer; Thaddeus Clegg; George Hobson
Keywords
Selbridge Sun

Faceache (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Faceache; museum attendant; village bobby
Keywords
'Orston 'Orror; Horston; Horston Folk Museum

It's the Card Game of the Year! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Be an Olympic Champ! (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Gus's Gags (Table of Contents: 24)

cartoon / 0.8 page (report information)

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Genre
humour
Keywords
jokes

Indexer Notes

Five jokes submitted by Antony Bravo, O. G. Lewis, Paul McGill, Michael McLynn and Alf Palace.

Spot the Country (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.1 page (report information)

Stamp Quiz (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Nelly Phant / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Nelly Phant; zoo keeper
Keywords
apples

Roy of the Rovers Goes to South America (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Scruffy Doug & Shaggy Dog (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Doug; Shaggy; Doug's mother; Doug's father
Keywords
camping; mud

I'm Quick on the Draw! (Table of Contents: 30)

Chalky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Chalky; Chalky's friend; bully
Keywords
bullying; cardboard boxes; sweets; The Sweet Shop

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Val's Vanishing Cream / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humour; children
Characters
Val; Val's friend; bully
Keywords
vanishing cream
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Screech on the Beach!
    Rent-A-Ghost Ltd.
  2. 1. Buster's Diary
    Buster
  3. 2. Plane Jane
  4. 3. Pete's Pocket Army
  5. 4. He's Got a Nose for Trouble!
    Snooper
  6. 5. Big Chief Pow Wow
  7. 6. Kojack's Buick: With Free Badge
    Kojack
  8. 7. Ivor Lott and Tony Broke
  9. 8. The Crime-Busting Crow
    Crowjak
  10. 9. ["A whirlpool... Dead ahead! There's only one chance now!"]
    The Runaways
  11. 10. The Fastest Gun Boat in the West
  12. 11. ["I can see cages of wire! The animals are to be taken away!"]
    Marney the Fox
  13. 12. Rent-A-Ghost Ltd
  14. 13. Tomboy
  15. 14. Airfix Modellers Club: 24 Dioramas to Be Won!
  16. 15. At the Earth's Core
  17. 16. Who Else Wants a He-Man Body?
  18. 17. Chuck'r and Skeeter, Two Super Flyers from the North Pacific Range
  19. 18. Clever Dick
  20. 19. Kid Gloves
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    The Leopard from Lime St.
  22. 21. Faceache
  23. 22. It's the Card Game of the Year!
  24. 23. Be an Olympic Champ!
  25. 24. Gus's Gags
  26. 25. Spot the Country
  27. 26. Stamp Quiz
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Nelly Phant
  29. 28. Roy of the Rovers Goes to South America
    Roy of the Rovers
  30. 29. Scruffy Doug & Shaggy Dog
  31. 30. I'm Quick on the Draw!
    Chalky
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Val's Vanishing Cream
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