Tuesday, July 18, 2006

British Comics #2 - Three of the Best

The following is a list of three the many comics that I read as a kid and the websites that you can find out more about them.

1. Tiger - Sports Comic. Best Stories:
Johnny Cougar - The exploits of a Seminole Indian Wrestler
Skid Solo - A F1 motor racer and his pit team.
Billy's Boots - A boy who owns an ancient pair of soccer boots that give him amazing skill.
Nipper - A wrong-end-of the railway tracks kid becomes a First Division Footer Player.
Hot Shot Hamish - A Scot from the Hebrides with a cannonball shot.

For more go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_(comic)

2. Battle Action. War Comics Best Stories:
Charley's War - A teenager experiences life in the trenches at the Somme
Johnny Red - A RAF pilot helps the Russians at the Battle of Stalingrad
Spinball - A futuristic sport (pinball with motorbikes) played by a bunch of misfits who in their spare time are forced to carry out dangerous covert missions.
Sarge - A British Troop led by a tough sergeant fights their way out behind enemy lines
in Italy ansd France during WWII.

For more go to http://fanboy.frothersunite.com/battle.html

3. 2000AD. Sci-Fi Comic. Best Stories
Judge Dredd - A Futuristic lawman dishing out justice in a post-apocalyptic megalopolis.
Rogue Trooper - A Genetically Engineered super soldier in search of his friend's killers
on a planet cursed by war.
Future Shock - Short stories on what the future may or may not hold presented by the
Alien Tharg.

For more go to http://www.2000adonline.com/

More to follow.....
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