Swift (UK comics)

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Swift
Cover from 1958, featuring "Smiley"
Publication information
Publisher Hulton Press, Odhams Press
Schedule Weekly
Format Ongoing series
Publication date 1954 – 1963
Editor(s) Marcus Morris

Swift was a British weekly comics magazine published by in the UK as a junior companion to the Eagle. It was founded by the Rev. Marcus Morris and launched by Hulton Press in 1954. After Hultons were sold to Odhams Press in 1959, Swift was merged into the Eagle in 1963.[1]

Comics published in "Swift"[edit]

Archival holdings[edit]

The British Library holds copies of Swift from 20 March 1954 - 2 March 1963.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Win Wiacek, The Best of British: Swift FA The Comiczine, 27 April 2012
  2. ^ Eagle writers - Geoffrey Bond (1920 - 2009) aka Alan Jason, Eagle Times, 31 December 2009
  3. ^ Regindald Parlett at Lambiek Comiclopedia
  4. ^ a b c d e f Frank Bellamy Checklist - Comics
  5. ^ Richard Jennings at Lambiek Comiclopedia
  6. ^ Neville Colvin at Lambiek Comiclopedia
  7. ^ Derek C. Eyles gallery, Yesterday's Papers, 24 February 2009
  8. ^ Giorgio Bellavitis at Lambiek Comiclopedia
  9. ^ Steve Holland, The Prisoner of Zenda part 1, Bear Alley, 3 March 2010
  10. ^ Harry Winslade at Lambiek Comiclopedia
  11. ^ Phantom Patrol, Chris Weston, 23 June 2009
  12. ^ Jim Holdaway on Lambiek Comiclopedia
  13. ^ John Ryan (1921-2009), Eagle Times, 25 July 2009
  14. ^ Steve Holland, Moore Raymond, Bear Alley, 20 March 2007
  15. ^ Steve Holland, G. William Backhouse, Bear Alley, 18 February 2009]
  16. ^ Harry Bishop at Lambiek Comiclopedia
  17. ^ Steve Holland, Tom Tex and Pinto part 1, Bear Alley, 26 February 2010
  18. ^ British Comics: Select list