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All 2012 Comics Royal mail Stamp & PHQ Card Issues
The following items are for sale
Comics Presentation Pack Number 469 (Containing 10 x 1st Class Stamps)
Comics Full set of 10 x 1st Class Commemorative Mint nh Stamps
Comics Full set of 20 x 1st Class Commemorative Gutter pairs Mint Nh Stamps
Comics Full set of 10 PHQ Cards (Postcards) Mint in sealed packing
Issue Date 20.03.2012 (Please see details at bottom of page)
Stamps and Cards are as below;
The Dandy and Desperate Dan
Dandy was first published in the United Kingdom by D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd
in 1937 and it is the world’s third longest running comic. Wild-west hero
Desperate Dan first appeared in December 1937. The world’s strongest man, he
shaves with a blow torch and eats cow pies complete with the horns.
The Beano and Dennis the Menace
first appeared on 30 July 1938. The Dennis the Menace strip (now known as Dennis
and Gnasher) first appeared in 1951 and is the longest running strip in the
comic. Other iconic strips include the Bash Street Kids, Roger the Dodger and
Minnie the Minx.
Eagle and Dan
The first issue of Eagle was released
in April 1950. Revolutionary in its presentation and content, it was enormously
successful; the first issue sold about 900,000 copies. Featured in colour on the
front cover was Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, created by Frank Hampson. Other
popular stories included Riders of the Range and P.C. 49. Eagle also contained
news and sport sections, and educational cutaway diagrams of sophisticated
The Topper and Beryl the
The Topper was published by D. C.
Thomson & Co. Ltd and ran from 1953 to 1990, when it merged with The Beezer.
Mickey the Monkey was the original cover star. Beryl the Peril was created by
David Law as a female Dennis the Menace (also created by Law). The strip ran
from the first issue, taking over the cover in 1986.
Roy of the Rovers
Tiger was published from 1954 to 1985, and
featured predominantly sporting strips. Its most popular strip was Roy of the
Rovers, recounting the life of Roy Race and the team he played for, Melchester
Rovers. This strip proved so successful it was spun out of Tiger and into its
Bunty and the Four
Bunty was published by D. C. Thomson & Co. from 1958 to
2001. It consisted of a collection of many small strips, typically the stories
themselves being three to five pages long. The Four Marys was the longest story.
The comic ran from its creation in 1958 to its end in 2001. It centered around
four young teenagers who lived in a girls-only boarding school in
Buster ran from 1960 to 2000 and carried a mixture of humour
and adventure strips. The title character, whose strip usually appeared on the
front cover, was Buster. He was originally billed as Buster: Son of Andy Capp,
the lead character of the Daily Mirror newspaper strip, and wore a similar flat
cap to reinforce the connection.
and the Steel Claw
Valiant was a British boys’ adventure comic that
ran from 1962 to 1976. It was published by IPC Magazines and was one of their
major adventure titles throughout the 1960s and early 1970s. Aside from World
War II characters like Captain Hurricane, Valiant ran innovative science fiction
strips like the Steel Claw, a scientist rendered invisible by his artificial
Twinkle and Nurse
Twinkle, ‘the picture paper especially for little girls’, was
published by D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd from 1968 to 1999. It was aimed at
young girls and came out weekly, Nurse Nancy, who ran a toy hospital with her
grandfather, was one of the most popular characters.
2000 AD and Judge Dredd
2000 AD is a weekly
British science fiction-oriented comic, first published in 1977. It is most
noted for its Judge Dredd stories, and has been contributed to by a number of
artists and writers who became renowned in the field internationally, such as
Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman and Grant Morrison. Judge Dredd is a law enforcement
officer in a violent city of the future where uniformed judges combine the
powers of police, judge, jury and executioner.
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