What Comics did you read as a kid?

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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by Mancman » Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:18 pm

Buster!

Not had chance to read all the previous pages so not sure if somebody's already mentioned it.

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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by snowkatt » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:46 am

mostly spiderman and the transformers
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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by smilertoo » Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:42 am

Only comic i ever bought was 2000AD.
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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by Combo-Breaker » Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:12 pm

Spider-Man, Ren & Stimpy and a X-Men.

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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by PeeJay1980 » Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:59 pm

I never did 'serious' comics as a kid. I used to get Whizzer & Chips & Buster Weekly after straying from the Beano & The Dandy. That said I did manage to get a peek at some adult comics in the guise of Viz & Zit, Zit was awful!

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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by JMAS666 » Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:46 pm

Beano, Dandy, Krazy, Whizzer & Chips, 200AD, Shoot :D
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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Thu Jan 16, 2014 9:37 pm

PeeJay1980 wrote:I never did 'serious' comics as a kid. I used to get Whizzer & Chips & Buster Weekly after straying from the Beano & The Dandy. That said I did manage to get a peek at some adult comics in the guise of Viz & Zit, Zit was awful!
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All about that truly terrible Zit!
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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by Shinobi » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:17 am

I only read two comic's Lode Runner which I'm not sure if I even imagined it as I never saw it on Ebay and Scream.. Did have loads of Beano's and Dandy annuals of my cousin
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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:34 am

Load Runner's definitely real - I've got a couple of them, and gave another issue of it to the_hawk a few years ago...

It's spelt LOAD Runner, not LODE Runner, which is probably why you can't find it on eBay :wink:
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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by PAC » Sat Jan 18, 2014 10:55 pm

Secret Wars / Transformers !

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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by manxman » Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:41 pm

Read Dandy Beano Whizzer & Chips and sometimes Eagle loved Commando and before it Warlord For Boys!

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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by Tor_Hershman » Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:05 pm

I always read DC comics UNTIL...I read the me first Marvel - Fantastic Four, first issue. I never purchase another DC.
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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by Dave300 » Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:21 pm

Just the Beano! I was a bit of a Beano fanboy but I wouldn't turn down a sneak peek at a Dandy now and then! :D
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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by JazzFunk » Sat Feb 08, 2014 11:18 pm

TwoHeadedBoy wrote:
PeeJay1980 wrote:
Shameless plugging now :D

All about that truly terrible Zit!
That is so, so good mate!!!!! Cheers for putting the time in, brought back many memories, will check the rest of your blog later AND fully read all those strips! :D

That 'One Man and his Maggots' was genius, that guy is of vintage Viz quality, I missed a lot of Drunken Bakers due to Viz's decrease in quality but shall dig some up online.

Also, that Timothy Christopher strip *might* be by the same guy who did the 'weird little fat-headed people' near the end of the article...I hated that guy's style at the time (as a cartoony guy, hate it more now!) because all his characters had the same expression and all pretty much look like Odie from Garfield. Could be wrong but they share the same lack of....how do I put it...'comic timing' in the expression department, compared to Viz? Like, there's something inherently amusing about, say, the Viz artist Graham Dury's style, his characters twinkle with comic stupidity, most of the Zit stuff is clearly by lesser talents. Ramble ramble.

Anyhoo, good stuff, will look forward to further entries!

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Re: What Comics did you read as a kid?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:55 pm

Thanks a lot, Mr. Jazzfunk :D

It's bits of your advice on the subject of rude comics that helped a lot in accumulating the amount of the things I have now... Still got 23 titles to "cover", with the next one being Northern Lightz. Not doing them chronologically or anything, as that'd take a LOT more advanced planning, plus I'm finding new ones all the times so it'd be obviously fruitless.

Click on the "Viz-A-Likes" tag at the bottom of the Zit bit to be taken to all the rude comic articles :D
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