BRITISH COMICS

Site created: December 20th 2002

 

This time read new episode from The Rover:

THE GHOST VOICE SPEAKS

See Below

 

 

Updated: November 30th 2017

This site deals mainly with the D. C. Thomson adventure papers of the last century and British Picture Libraries.

British comic list

Adventure was the first to be published September 17th 1921, The Rover March 4th 1922, The Wizard September 23rd 1922, The Skipper September 6th 1930 and The Hotspur September 2nd 1933, these publications became known collectively as:

 

THE ‘Big Five’

Adventure

No. 1

The Hotspur

No. 1

The Rover

No. 1

The Skipper

No. 1

The Wizard

No. 1

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and Information on: Adventure

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and Information on:

The Hotspur

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and Information on:

The Rover

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and Information on:

The Skipper

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and Information on:

The Wizard

In the late 50’s, early 60’s and 70’s these titles were merged

Click Here for stories and Information on: The Mergers

REFERENCE LINK

With the introduction of the VICTOR AND HORNET some of these text stories from the Big Five found a new readership with the stories appearing in picture strip.

 

Visit Adrian Banfield’s web site on VICTOR AND HORNET comics at: Victor and Hornet comics

 

 

 

Rover Story:

THE GHOST VOICE SPEAKS

The thrill story of one man’s fight for truth and freedom.

First episode taken from the The Rover issue: 1052 March 6th 1943.

 

Click Here to read the First episode.

 

If you do have a favourite story or memory you wish to relate or require information.

I may be able to help.

Or if you want to add information.

Send an e-mail to: v.whittle2@ntlworld.com

 

This page dedicated to my faithful companion who sat with me during the long hours formulating these pages.

Tania (Muttley)

10/08/1986 – 24/05/2003

 

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