Among the comics whose anniversaries we're acknowledging this month is a rarity indeed: a British boys' comic that's named after a female character. There's a prize of nine points for anyone who can guess what it is without checking! (Yes, I know, the standard prize is ten points, but these blogs ain't cheap to run, … Continue reading Hatch, Match & Dispatch – February 2020
IPC's Buster comic waved good-bye on 4 January 2000, exactly twenty years ago. To commemorate the demise of that great comic, here's a revised edition of the Buster family tree that debuted in June 2018 on this very blog. Back then, I was more interested in the family tree aspect -- showing how the comics … Continue reading The Buster Timeline
Occasionally whilst hunting down obscure comics I encounter an oddity, anomaly or rarity that piques my interest but doesn't really have a place to go. Well, just for fun I thought I'd make a place for such things... For the very first one, here's an ad for issue #2 of Cheeky Weekly, a comic I … Continue reading Oddities #20191011
Good news, Chums! The Buster Family Tree has been replaced by the newer, completer, very much up-to-dater Buster Timeline!