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Tuesday, April 03, 2018

INFINITY Magazine reflects on comics

Issue No.9 of the retro TV/film mag Infinity is in the shops now. Amongst the features on The Six Million Dollar Man, Dick Barton, Lost In Space and more are a couple of articles on British comics. Martin Ruddock charts the story of Dan Dare, whilst Richard Molesworth looks back at Look-In. The Look-In article is a nice retrospective of its 1970s issues but it makes the mistake of crediting IPC as the comic's publisher throughout its run. IPC only acquired Look-In (and its parent mag TV Times) in 1989. Prior to that, it was published by Independent Television Publications Ltd.

The covers of some comics crop up in a couple of other articles too. Infinity magazine is a great publication, packed with info and reflections of bygone times. You'll find it in branches of WH Smith. 68 pages for a very reasonable £3.99.

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SID said...

Thanks, Lew.

Will try to remember to visit my local WHSmiths. :)

Lew Stringer said...

My local WHS puts it with the children's comics for some crazy reason. Normally it should be displayed beside 2000AD, SFX, Empire etc.

Unknown said...

Thanks for the info, Lew. I live in London and I have never seen it anywhere. Perhaps I am not looking hard enough?

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