old mobile phone first text message
December 4 1992 saw the first text message sent.  Unbelievable.  What did we do before then?  Maybe people rang each and spoke.  Or is that too fanciful a thought?  People actually talking to each other.  Probably not. Anyway I digress.  Back to the first text message.  Yes, a young engineer called...
the sweeney retro board game
Rip up your Christmas list.  West 11 Designs have reissued a collection of retro board games. And they are sure to get the pulses racing. The Sweeney and Thunderbirds are among the retro board games that will prove popular with everyone. All the games are based on sixties and seventies cult TV...
street fighter 30th anniversary
Retro gamers and nostalgia buffs will be delighted to know Street Fighter is back. Though in truth it never went away. But publishers Capcom are celebrating the classic video games 30th anniversary by releasing 12 of the games including the 1987 original. The massive bundle of games will available in May...
roy race 1950s
English football's best ever striker is once again pulling on his boots. Roy Race, the legendary Roy of the Rovers, is making a comeback in 2018. He is every boy's favourite comic book character. But Roy Race hasn't made an appearance for Melchester Rovers in sixteen years. He last starred...
cassette tape comeback
It's official. The cassette tape comeback is well and truly underway. And the vinyl revival continues thanks to more bands releasing LPs and kids deciding vinyl is hip. The Official Charts Company has released figures showing Brits are buying more music than at any time since the 1990s. Most music...

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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...