top 10 british comics
Everyone has their favourite British comics. Here is my personal top ten which will hopefully bring back some great memories for OldnDazed readers... I loved comics when I was a kid. Every Saturday morning I would go into the kitchen to see which ones dad had brought home. Tiger, Lion, Warlord...
Comic Book Hero cover
Back in the day comics were a part of every kid’s life. Boys and girls had their favourite weekly 'papers' following the adventures of their favourite characters. Fleetway, part of IPC Magazines, were perhaps the biggest publishers of comics. And in 1961 a young Barrie Tomlinson joined the company. His...
vintage christmas presents
At this time of year you will see a number of vintage Christmas presents or Xmas gifts in days gone by articles on various websites. They are usually ‘written’ by 19 year old interns who type ‘best toys in 1950’ into Google and then list the results. They then...
british comic book heroes feature image
Comic book heroes were a part of growing up for most boys back in the day. I'm sure OldnDazed readers will remember all these characters with affection... Most of us grew up reading comics. We all had our favourites. Action comics like Tiger and Warlord for boys and story led...
Cricket scoreboard
The Ashes. One of the greatest, certainly one of the most prolonged, sporting clashes in the world. OK, England may be getting battered and it's not exactly an even contest at the minute. I mean what chance do eleven English cricketers have against Steve Smith? But no old git worth...
barrie tomlinson comic book hero
Who is Barrie Tomlinson? Editor of Tiger and Roy of the Rovers. Head of the Boys' Sport and Adventure Department at IPC Magazines. Author of Real Roy of the Rovers Stuff and Comic Book Hero. A real life comic book hero If you read a comic as a kid you will...

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British Comic Book Heroes

Comic book heroes were a part of growing up for most boys back in the day. I'm sure OldnDazed readers will remember all these...