Sunday, 20 February 2011

Comicsuk forum Great posts 2
at last: BABY BOOMER
Great seeing Spy's comicstrip work..
Dennis the Menace tinplate clicker
also Danny, Minnie and Biffo.what a great free gift!!
Things that only happen in comics..
Buddy comic discussion
Comics seen on Tv programs..
Questions for John Stokes (Buster's Marney the fox)
'widescreen' comics: original-format BEEZER and TOPPER
Beezer and Topper in full size..wonderful to see..
Fudge the elf by Ken Reid...a real eye opener! Much more going on in this strip it had a lot more punch then I realised..
'You'll never work for the BEANO again!''
Leo Baxendale leaving the Beano..also Ken Reid..
Whacko comic with art by Terry Bave.
Lyons Maid produced lots of icecream and lolly references in the pages..
Weirdest-Ever Comic Strips!
Girls comic pages which are great to see..lots of imagination and atrangeness like
The girl in the mask..
Balloon Girl
Though that horse picture is just evil!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Different birds featured in comics like Polly the Parrot in Mickey the Monkey..
Some great Steve Bell mazes he did for Cheeky to see..
Western strips in comics..
Patriotic British Heroes
See Ken Harrison's Broons and Oor Wullie IN color! also in few colours..
Masters of Genre
who was the best in Dark Comedy, Comedy general, Comic Adventure, Sci Fi, Fantasy, TV realted artists, Sport, Romance and War.
Years of "Maxwell Hawke" in `Buster` comic!
Prehistoric characters
like Toppers Big Uggy!
Jonah book vol 1 and 2...lets hope this happens one day!!
At least we got the best of The Dandy's wonder dog Black Bob there is a chance..
British Comics and WWII 1945-1965
like The Beezers 'The Heroes of Paradise Road'
Buster artists interviewed for the 50 year Birthday
Best ever free gifts in comics....e.g the Gnasher Snapper..
Easter comic covers..
Bash street kids and Young Desperate Dan text stories and images in The Wizard
The "gross comics" debate
Eric Bradbury
More Chriatmas covers some amazing covers!!!!!
Longest running merged masthead cover appearance
The class system in comics
When we were young...old photos of us as comic fans...

including me!!:)
Beanos on the Loose!
Adverts in other comics of The Beano also
David Sutherland Bash Street early years..with great title panels..
Breaking the Fourth Wall
I love this in comics..when the characters are reading themselves..or know they are a comic..
Groan! It's the grown-ups!
Characters like Jonah, The Bad Lads, L Cars, Send for Kelly etc..
Comics that make you laugh:))
One Small Step - Moon Wanderers and Others
Nick Kelly: A Spy For All Seasons!
sadly some of the images have gone..still worth reading..a very inventive well drawn story..
Comic Stories...and how they end
Comic `Ads` on the Telly!
Bring back Summer Specials!
Euan Kerr leaves DC Thomson
A 1960's comic countdown.
Kashgar tells us The most successful comic to be launched in the 1960's, at least as regards longevity.
Express Weekly
MOST `Nauseating` comic character of all time
Should The Beano and Dandy have more detailed work..?
Dudley Watkins Centenary
One day a whole book should come out on this great comic artist..
magazine and comic covers
As mentioned on this blog before bring back drawn magazine covers..why does nearly every magazine have to have a photo on it..
Les Barton
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggety beasties...
Harry's Haunted House for example..
also from Kashgar
As promised list of contents of Monster Fun No 1 dated 14/6/75.
Cover - Kid Kong using free gift 'plate wobbler' art Robert Nixon
Frankie Stein (Honorary Ed) art Robert Nixon
Kid Kong art Robert Nixon
X-Ray Specs art Mike Lacey
Martha's Monster Make-up art Ken Reid
Dough Nut and Rusty art Trevor Metcalfe
Grizzly Bearhug - Giant art Andrew Christine
Ugly Mug photo competition
Art's Gallery art Mike Lacey
Badtime Bedtime Storybook art Leo Baxendale
Draculass art Terry 'news of my death has been much exagerrated' Bave
Brainy and his Monster Maker art anon
March of the Mighty Ones art Mike White
Monster Hits gag page
Major Jump - Horror Hunter art Ian Knox
Creature Teacher art Tom Williams
Tom Thumbscrew the torturer's apprentice art Trevor Metcalfe
The Invisible Monster art Sid Burgon
Cinders she's hot stuff art Norman Mansbridge.Very useful information thanks Kashgar
Moon Madness from Smash!
Sea-monkeys, 'onion-gum' and X-ray specs......
Those strange ads in American comics where you can buy X Ray specs!!
Chix in comix
like Minnie in The Beano..
Dandy v Beano - Why is Beano the more successful?

more to be added soon to this post..up to discussion page 14..

Hope people are finding this useful.its taking a long time to do..though fun rereading old posts..

so many good topics we've discussed at comicsuk forum

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