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Old 08-04-2011, 21:47
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In no particular order

Marvel/MiracleMan
V for Vendetta
Sandman
Watchmen
George Perez's run on Wonder Woman
Y The Last Man
2000AD, up to about prog 500
Viz
Legion Of Super Heroes, especially the Levitz/Giffen stuff around issue 300
Asterix and TinTin (always go together in my mind, as that's how I used to borrow them from my local library as a child)
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Old 09-04-2011, 00:37
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Am currently selling off the last of my collection to fund house improvements and the ones I will be most sorry to see go are the "Elektra Asassin" limited series by Frank Miller and "Big Bill" Sienkiewicz.

I almost completey missed the 90's as far as comics were concerned and anyway, such lists are always limited to who you were at the time you read any significant work, but in terms of later comics; "Planet Hulk" and Wolverine "Enemy of the State" and "Agent of Shield" both surprised me. I have never liked either character but found these comics highly readable. Actually gave them to some younger relatives of mine as starter comics - but there wasn't enough sex or violence in the comics for them.
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Old 09-04-2011, 00:40
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Sparky include the strip set in the editorial office of the comic, and included characters like Throgmorton, the office junior, and the office cat. It also had Puss And Boots, about the eternally feuding cat and dog. There were some great surreal plots and images in that-as well as rather a lot of violence!

Whizzer and Chips included the strip Shiner, about a boy who regularly gets into fights, both giving and receiving black eyes! That strip wouldn't be allowed today, that's for sure! It also had Jimmy Jekyll, about the wimpy boy, who turns himself into a scary, tough character with a sip of his magic potion.

Roy of the Rovers: the title character was a big, super-muscular footballer (a Scot, I believe) with blond, and very long hair (it was the 70s). I also vaguely recall a strip about a man with a robotic arm.

Buster included the strip Faceache, about a boy who can contort his face, and body, into really grotesque, demonic, shapes. 'Scrunging' this process was called.

The Beezer included the brilliant Numskulls, showing the interior layout of a man's head as a working organisation, with the Brain Department the senior management on the top floor, then the eye, ear, and nose departments as subordinate administrative sections, often coming into conflict, and the mouth department, with manual workers shovelling food down the man's throat. A lot of clever digs at inter-departmental relations, and intra-organisation and class conflict in that one!

The Beezer also included Blubba, who was a pink alien, naturally shaped as a blob with eyes and a mouth, but able to take any shape he chose, who was kicked off a flying saucer onto planet Earth, and ended up lodging with some Earth family, and helping them, and others, with his shape-changing powers.
I think you're thinking of "Hot Shot Hamish" in Tiger or Scorcher or something. Roy Race definitely wasn't a scot
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Old 18-04-2011, 08:46
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Buster (billed when first out as "Son Of Andy Capp") Monday
Dandy Tuesday
Beano Thursday
Valiant Monday
Victor Tuesday
Hotspher Thursday (forget how it was spelt)
Beezer Thursday
Topper Tuesday
Chish and Fips
There was a scotish one that was written in a scottish dialect and though funny it was a bit of a task to get just what was being said.
There were the summer issues of some comics and of course the Christmas annual. Just a point of interest I used to get The Dennis the Menace and Beryl the Peril books that were put out evey two years so one year it was one then next year it was the other.
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Old 03-05-2011, 09:18
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I haven't really read that many comics. I just tend to wait for an interesting Marvel story arc and try and get into that.

Anyway here's my list:

Rising Stars
Civil War
Star Trek/X-Men
Essential X-Men
House of M
Girls
Iron Man: Extremis Motion Comic
The Ultimates
The Age of Apolcalypse
Incredible Hulk - The End
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Old 03-05-2011, 09:43
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These are quite different from the others, so I hope they count.

1. Bunty,
2. Judy,
3. Girl,
4.Mirabelle,
5. Boyfriend,
6. Dandy,
7. Beano,
8. Beezer,
9. Topper,
10. Playhour.

It would be great if someone had the time to spare to work out which ones come top and the order of them all.
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Old 03-05-2011, 09:46
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Beano
Dandy
Misty
Whizzer and chips
Beezer
Buster
Bunty
Cor


Thats about it. I then found 'Jackie'
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Old 03-05-2011, 13:11
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Eagle
Beano
Whizzer and Chips
2000AD
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Old 03-05-2011, 13:20
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As kid I read:
Beano
Dandy
Topper
Beezer
Whizzer and Chips
Buster
Victor
Hotspur
Roy of the Rovers

and in recent years - Viz

Not exactly comics - but as a kid I also loved those little 'Commando' books
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Old 03-05-2011, 13:45
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I like DC comics best, and my favourite was probably Green Lantern

I had 100s, and my mum gave em all away. Thanks mum.
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Old 03-05-2011, 13:49
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I had 100s, and my mum gave em all away. Thanks mum.
Don't you just hate it when that happens?

Luckily, my parents had learnt the hard way with an older brother (gave away his Dinky toys... oops) so I got to keep all of my stuff
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Old 03-05-2011, 16:11
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Misty (the only one I had delivered)
Shiver and Shake
Judge Dredd
Whizzer and Chips
2000AD
Beezer
Topper
Beano
Dandy
Twinkle
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Old 03-05-2011, 20:39
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Ooohhh, this brings back some memories

Here's mine..

The Beano
Jackpot
Nutty
Whizzer & Chips
Buster
Viz (Does this count?)
Beezer
Dandy
Topper
Shiver & Shake.

Right, that's me off to Ebay now..Stirred some memories here!
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Old 04-05-2011, 01:03
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Death of Superman
Batman - Death in the Family
Spider-Man: Spider-Man No More
Batman: Red Rain
Batman: Knightfall
Incredible Hulk #1
Marvel: Secret Wars
Batman: The Killing Joke
Night of the Living Dead: The Beginning
Marvel Zombies
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Old 05-05-2011, 00:07
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Beano
Dandy
Misty
Whizzer and chips
Beezer
Buster
Bunty
Cor

Thats about it. I then found 'Jackie'
Looking through this thread I see so many of my favourite comics that I'd read on a Saturday morning. My mum would say 'That's it' but I always knew there'd be another hidden somewhere if I pleaded enough.

I'm glad to see 'Cor' get a mention. I was starting to think I'd imagined it.
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Old 06-05-2011, 00:59
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As kid I read:
Beano
Dandy
Topper
Beezer
Whizzer and Chips
Buster
Victor
Hotspur
Roy of the Rovers

and in recent years - Viz

Not exactly comics - but as a kid I also loved those little 'Commando' books
I remember getting the annuals of those comics at christmas and they were brilliant. I also liked the Thundercats comics that were brought out when the series was popular.
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Old 06-05-2011, 12:56
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Beano
Dandy
Whizzer & Chips
Buster
Twinkle
Suzy
Jackie
My Guy
Bunty
Topper
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Old 11-05-2011, 09:05
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I like DC comics best, and my favourite was probably Green Lantern

I had 100s, and my mum gave em all away. Thanks mum.
IMO the only good thing in DC was Super Man. My mum did the same thing too gave them to my younger cousins
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Old 11-05-2011, 10:34
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The Punisher
Amazing Spiderman
Beano
Dandy
Whizzer and Chips
Transformers
Judge Dredd 2000AD
Strongtium Dog
Batman Dark Knight
Tintin/Asterix
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Old 12-05-2011, 17:16
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Not in any order.

Promethia
Top Ten
Uncanny X-men 151 - 218
Legion of Superheroes The five year Gap reboot
Stormwatch - Warren Ellis run
The Authority 1 -24
Avengers 181 - 200
X-men days of Future Past (is is past? tense? there's been so many derivatives but the first one)
Teen Titans - Wolfman Perez era
Asterix
and, top of the pile.

The Invisibles - Grant Morissons seminal work though series three goes a bit weird.

That's put me in a realiy good mood.
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Old 19-05-2011, 07:44
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I think you're thinking of "Hot Shot Hamish" in Tiger or Scorcher or something. Roy Race definitely wasn't a scot
Yes you are right except that Hot Shot Hamish was in the Roy of the Rover comic. Both had blonde locks but Roy the slim, smart English player while good ole Hamish the big burly Scottish brute. I preferred Hamish anyway more fun - you had to laugh when he had goal keepers and players running away from his incoming shot.
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Old 20-05-2011, 14:25
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Preacher has to be my #1 of all time. Epic comic.

For the rest, I would say the vast majority of anything by Neil Gayman, Alan moore, Garth Ennis and Frank Miller. Because I don't know too much about comics, I find following writers a great way to expose myself to new comics (such as Ennis's punisher run or Hellblazer).
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Old 01-06-2011, 21:46
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1. 2000AD
2. Buster
3. Whizzer and Chips
4. Beezer
5. Beano
6. VIZ
7. Eagle
8. Warlord
9. Battle/Action
10. TV/21 (which was a comic based on tv shows like thunderbirds / stingray etc)
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Old 17-06-2011, 14:46
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I had a TV21 (1969?) annual in very good condition and gave it away a few years ago. It was part strips, part short stories. I think I read later that they're collectors items?
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Old 18-06-2011, 16:20
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claremont uncanny x-men run
ultimate spidey
morrison x men run
millars daredevil
byrnes fantastic four
johns flash run
sandman
invincible
powers
pretty much anything alan moores ever done ( swamp thing, abc comics etc)
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