Complete AP / Fleetway Comic Index

 

Through out this site I have used the word "Fleetway" as a generic word to cover Amalgamated Press (AP), as well as Fleetway itself and IPC. Here is the complete(?) index of comics that I simply call Fleetway. You can read more in the Fleetway History. Click here for Picture Library titles.

Comic Title
(issued weekly-ish)
Merged with
Publisher
Nr. Issues
From
To
Action (1st series)
Action (new series)
IPC
36
14/02/1976
16/10/1976
Action (new series)
Battle Action
IPC
50
04/12/1976
12/11/1977
All-Action Monthly
-
IPC
8
Feb 1987
Sept 1987
Battle
Battle Action
IPC
141 *
08/03/1975
12/11/1977
Battle Action
Battle Action Force
IPC
307
19/11/1977
01/10/1983
Battle Action Force
-
IPC
?
08/10/1983
23/01/1988
Battle Picture Weekly
Battle Action
IPC
141
08/03/1975
12/11/1977
Best of Krazy
-
IPC
1
June 1978
June 1978
Bible Story
-
Fleetway
29 *
07/03/1964
19/09/64 *
Big Comic Fortnightly
-
Fleetway
?
June 1988
1994
Big One
Buster
Fleetway
19
17/10/1964
10/02/1965
Black Hole (based on Disney film)
-
IPC
1
Jan 1980
Jan 1980
Bo-Peep & Little Boy Blue
Chicks Own
AP
245
19/10/1929
14/04/1934
Bobo Bunny
Hey Diddle Diddle
IPC
201
22/03/1969
27/01/1973
Bonnie
-
IPC
61
16/03/1974
10/05/1975
Bubbles & The Children's Fairy
Chicks Own
AP
1024
16/04/1921
24/05/1941
Buster
-
AP
??
18/05/1960
4/01/ 2000
Buster Puzzle Book
-
IPC
5
1969
?
Butterfly
Butterfly & Firefly
AP
656
19/09/1904
31/03/1917
Butterfly
Butterfly & Merry & Bright
AP
760
24/10/1925
18/05/1940
Butterfly & Firefly
Butterfly
AP
446
07/04/1917
17/10/1925
Champion
Lion
Fleetway
15
26/02/1966
04/06/1966
Charlie Chaplin's Fun Book
-
AP
1
1915
1915
Cheeky Weekly
Whoopee
IPC
117*
22/10/1977
02/02/1980
No issues published on 16 Dec 78, 23 Dec 78 and 30 Dec 78, due to printers strike.*
Cheerio
Kinema Comic
AP
49
17/5/1919
17/4/1920
Chicks Own
-
AP
1605
22/09/1920
09/03/1957
Children's Fairy
Bubbles
AP
76
01/11/1919
09/04/1921
Children's Sunday Fairy
Children's Fairy
AP
3
11/10/1919
25/10/1919
Chips Comic
Playhour
IPC
21
12/03/1983
10/07/1983
Chips Comic Book
-
IPC
1
Oct 1984
Oct 1984
Chronicles of Judge Dredd
-
IPC (Titan)
9?
1981
?
Chuckles
Jungle Jinks
AP
517
10/01/1914
01/12/1923
Comet
Tiger
Allen / AP
587
20/09/1946
17/10/1959
Comic Cuts
Knockout
AP
3006
17/05/1890
12/09/1953
Comic Life
My Favourite
Henderson / AP
1465
30/12/1899
21/01/1928
Comic Relief Comic
-
Fleetway
1
1991
1991
Cor!!
Buster
IPC
211
06/06/1970
15/06/1974
Crackers
Jingles
AP
615
22/01/1929
31/05/1941
Crisis
-
Fleetway
63
17/09/1988
Oct 1991
Diceman
-
IPC
5
Jan 1986
Oct 1986
Dickory Dock
Jack & Jill
IPC
30
01/03/1980
20/09/1980
Disney Time
Mickey Mouse
IPC
21
29/01/1977
18/06/1977
Disneyland
Mickey Mouse
IPC
298
27/02/1971
13/11/1976
Donald & Mickey
Mickey & Donald
IPC
182
04/03/1972
29/08/1975
Donald Duck
Mickey Mouse
IPC
18
27/09/1975
24/01/1976
Dreamer
Girl
IPC
35
19/09/1981
15/05/1982
Eagle
Lion
Hulton / Longacre / Odhams / IPC
991
14/04/1950
26/04/1969
Eagle
-
IPC / Fleetway
505 *
27/03/1982
monthly from May 1991
Jan 1994
Favourite Comic
Merry & Bright
AP
324
21/01/1911
31/03/1917
Film Fun
Buster
AP
2225
17/01/1920
08/09/1962
Film Picture Stories
See NOTES page
Film Fun
AP
30
28/07/1934
16/02/1935
Firefly
New Series
AP
51
28/02/1914
13/02/1915
Firefly New Series
Butterfly
AP
111
20/02/1915
31/03/1917
Fun & Fiction
Firefly
AP
124
14/10/1911
21/02/1914
Fun To Do
Playhour
IPC
178
14/10/1978
06/03/1982
Fun To Know
Fun To Do
IPC
43
15/09/1979
05/07/1980
Funny Wonder
Wonder
AP
1404
26/12/1914
16/05/1942
Giggle
Buster
Fleetway
38
29/04/67
13/01/1968
Girl
Princess
Hulton / Longacre/ Odhams / IPC
664
02/11/1951
03/10/1964
Girl
-
IPC
??
14/01/1981
1990
Girls Crystal
School Friend
AP
529
21/03/1953
18/05/1963
Golden
Jingles
AP
135
23/10/1937
18/05/1940
Golden Penny Comic
Comic Cuts
United / Fleetway / AP
276
14/10/1922
28/01/1928
Goofy
Donald & Mickey
IPC
29
20/10/1973
11/05/1974
Grange Hill Magazine (TV)
-
IPC
2
1980
1981
Halfpenny Wonder
Funny Wonder
AP
39
28/03/1914
19/12/1914
Happy Days
Chicks Own
AP
45
08/10/1938
05/08/1939
Harold Hare's Own Paper
Playhour
Fleetway
230
14/11/1959
04/05/1964
Heartbeat
My Guy
IPC
28
03/10/1981
10/05/1982
Hey Diddle Diddle
Playhour
IPC
78
25/03/1972
15/09/1973
Hot-Shot
Roy of the Rovers
Fleetway
25
13/08/1988
28/01/1989
Hurricane
Tiger
Fleetway
63
29/02/1964
08/05/1965
Illustrated Chips
New Series
Harmsworth
6
26/07/1890
30/08/1890
Illustrated Chips (new series)
Film Fun
Harmsworth/AP
2997
06/09/1890
12/09/1953
Jack & Jill
-
AP
3
29/07/1909
17/09/1909
Jack & Jill
-
AP / Fleetway
?
27/02/1954
?
Jackpot
Buster
IPC
141
05/05/1979
30/01/1982
Jag
Tiger
Fleetway / IPC
48
04/05/1968
29/03/1969
Jester
Jolly Jester
AP
465
27/01/1912
18/12/1920
Jester
Funny Wonder
AP
847
23/02/1924
18/05/1940
Jester & Wonder
Jester
Harmsworth/AP
506
24/05/1902
20/01/1912
Jet
Buster
IPC
22
01/05/1971
25/09/1971
Jingles
TV Fun
AP
741
13/01/1934
29/05/1954
Jinty
Tammy
IPC
393
11/05/1974
21/11/1981
Johnny Cougar's Wrestling Monthly
IPC
6 *
Oct 1992
Mar 1993
Joker
Illustrated Chips
Fleetway / AP
655
05/11/1927
18/05/1940
Jolly Comic
Comic Cuts
AP
250
19/01/1935
28/10/1939
Jolly Jester
Jester
AP
165
25/12/1920
15/01/1924
Judge Dredd Megazine (monthly)
-
Fleetway
?
Oct 1990
today
Judge Dredd: Lawman of the Future (fortnightly)
-
Fleetway
23
1995
1996
June
Tammy
Fleetway / IPC
690
18/03/1961
15/06/1974
Jungle Jinks
Playbox
AP
62
08/12/1923
07/02/1925
Junior Puzzles
-
IPC
5
June 1978
June 1982
Kinema Comic
Film Fun
AP/Fleetway
651
24/05/1920
15/10/1932
Knockout
Valiant
AP / Fleetway
1251
04/03/1939
16/02/1963
Knockout
Whizzer & Chips
IPC
100+
1971
1973
Krazy
Whizzer & Chips
IPC
79
16/10/1976
15/05/1978
Larks
Comic Cuts
AP
656
29/10/1927
18/05/1940
Lindy
Jinty
IPC
20
21/06/1975
01/11/1975
Lion
Valiant
AP/Fleetway/IPC
1156
23/02/1952
18/05/1974
Little Sparks
New Series
AP
4
24/05/1920
15/05/1920
Little Sparks (new series)
Sunbeam
AP
124
22/05/1920
30/09/1922
Look Alive *
-
IPC
5
(fortnightly)
18/09/82
16/10/82
Look-In
-
ITP / IPC
?
09/01/1971
1994
Look & Learn
-
Fleetway / IPC
1049
29/01/1962
17/05/1982
Lots-O'-Fun
Crackers
Henderson/AP
1196
17/03/1906 16/02/1929
Love Romance
-
AP
2
May 1950
?
Marilyn
Valentine
AP
547
19/03/1955
18/09/1965
Mask
Eagle
IPC
80
25/10/1986
22/10/1988
Mates
Oh Boy
IPC
342
08/02/1975
29/08/1981
Merry & Bright
Merry & Bright the Favourite Comic
AP
337
22/10/1910
31/03/1917
Merry & Bright the Favourite Comic
Butterfly
AP
928
07/05/1917
19/01/1935
Mickey & Donald
Mickey Mouse
IPC
7
06/09/1975
18/10/1975
Mickey Magazine
-
IPC
17
06/12/1980
28/03/1981
Mickey Mouse
Mickey Magazine
IPC
263
25/10/1975
29/11/1980
Mirabelle
Pink
Pearson / IPC
1099
10/09/1956
22/10/1977
Misty
Tammy
IPC
102
04/02/1978
12/01/1980
Monster Fun Comic
Buster
IPC
72
14/06/1975
30/10/1976
My Favourite
Sparkler
AP
351
28/01/1928
13/10/1934
My Guy
-
IPC
?
04/03/1978
?
Nipper (fortnightly)
Buster
IPC
?
1987
1987
Oh Boy
My Guy
IPC
428
12/10/1976
12/01/1985
Oink! (fortnightly)
-
IPC / Fleetway
?
1986
Oct 1988
Penny
Jinty
IPC
49
24/05/1979
05/05/1980
Penny Wonder
Wonder
AP
47
10/01/1912
28/12/1912
Photo Love
Oh Boy
IPC
197
31/03/1979
29/01/1981
Photo Secret Love
Photo Love
IPC
99
15/03/1980
30/01/1981
Pink
Mates
IPC
377
24/03/1973
14/06/1980
Pixie
June
AP
30
24/06/1972
13/01/1973
Playbox
-
Harmsworth / AP
?
29/10/1898
?
Playbox
Playbox (news series)
AP
61
May 1905
May 1910
Playbox (news series)
-
AP
44
May 1910
Dec 1913
Playbox
Jack & Jill
AP
1279
14/02/1925
11/06/1955
Playhour
-
AP/Fleetway/IPC
?
21/05/1955
?
Playhour Pictures
Playhour
AP
31
16/10/1954
14/05/1955
Playtime
New Series
AP
243
29/03/1919
17/11/1923
Playtime (new series)
Bo-Peep
AP
307
24/11/1923
12/10/1929
Poppet
June
Fleetway
41
05/10/1963
11/07/1964
Princess
Princess Tina
AP / Fleetway
346
30/01/1960
16/09/1967
Princess
Tammy
IPC
28
24/09/1983
31/03/1984
Princess Tina
Pink
IPC
?
23/09/1967
??/??/1973
Puck
Sunbeam
AP
1867
30/07/1904
11/05/1940
Radio Fun
Buster
AP
1167
15/10/1938
18/02/1961
Rainbow
Tiny Tots
AP
1898
14/02/1914
28/05/1956
Ranger
Look & Learn
Fleetway
40
18/09/1965
18/06/1966
Revolver (monthly)
Crisis
Fleetway
7 *
July 1990
Jan 1991
Ring-Raiders (fortnightly)
-
Fleetway
6
18/09/1989
25/11/1989
Robin
Playhour
Hulton / Longacre / Odhams / IPC
836 *
28/03/1953*
25/01/1969
Roxy
Valentine
AP
235
15/03/1958
14/09/1963
Roy of the Rovers
-
IPC
?
25/09/1976
20/03/1993
Roy of the Rovers Monthly
-
Fleetway
??
July 1990
today?
Sally
Tammy
IPC
94
14/06/1969
27/03/1971
Sandie
Tammy
IPC
89
12/02/1972
20/10/1973
School Friend
June
AP
766
20/05/1950
23/06/1965
School Fun
Buster
IPC
33
15/10/1983
26/05/1984
Scorcher
Scorcher & Score
IPC
125
10/06/1970
26/06/1971
Scorcher & Score
Tiger
IPC
171
03/07/1971
05/10/1974
Score n' Roar
Scorcher & Score
IPC
41
19/09/1970
26/06/1971
Scream!
Eagle
IPC
15
24/03/1984
30/06/1984
See-Saw
Toby
IPC
41
09/10/1976
16/07/1977
Serenade
Valentine
Fleetway
25
22/09/1962
09/02/1963
Shiver & Shake
Whoopee
IPC
83
10/03/1973
05/10/1974
Shoot
-
IPC
???
16/08/1969
??/??/????
Smash
Valiant
Odhams / IPC
265
05/02/1966
03/05/1971
Sparkler
Crackers
AP
251
20/10/1934
05/08/1939
Sparks (new series)
Little Sparks
Henderson / AP
51
03/05/1919
17/05/1920
Speed
Tiger
IPC
31*
23/02/1980
25/10/1980*
Confusion exists because there were no issues published 24 May 1980, 31 May 1980, 7 June 1980, 14 Jun 1980 and 21 June 1980, due to a printers strike. *
Speed & Power
Look & Learn
IPC
87
22/03/1974
22/11/1975
Sports Fun
New Series
AP
13
11/02/1922
06/05/1922
Starlord
2000 AD
IPC
22
13/05/1978
07/10/1978
Sun
Lion
Allen / AP
558
11/11/1947
17/10/1959
Sunbeam
New Series
AP
173
07/10/1922
23/01/1926
Sunbeam (new series)
Tiny Tots
AP
747
30/01/1926
25/05/1940
Sunday Fairy
Childrens Sunday Fairy
AP
22
10/05/1919
04/10/1919
Sunny Stories (new series)
Disneyland
Newnes/ IPC
747
12/07/1958
19/06/1971
Supernaturals (fortnightly)
-
Fleetway
9*
31/10/1987
04/03/1988*
Tammy
Girl
IPC
??
06/02/1971
23/06/1984
Teddy Bear
Jack & Jill
Fleetway/IPC
520
21/09/1963
15/09/1973
Teddy Bear's Playtime
Jack & Jill
IPC
19
20/06/1981
24/10/1981
Tell Me Why
World of Wonder
Fleetway
82
31/08/1968
21/11/1970
Thunder
Lion
IPC
22
17/10/1970
12/03/1971
Thunderbirds the Comic
-
Fleetway
??
19/10/1991
???
Tiger
Eagle
AP/Fleetway/IPC
1554
11/09/1954
30/03/1985
Tiger Tim's Tales
Tiger Tim's Weekly
AP
28
01/06/1919
24/01/1920
Tiger Tim's Weekly
New Series
AP
94
31/01/1920
12/11/1921
Tiger Tim's Weekly (new series)
Rainbow
AP
965
19/11/1921
18/05/1940
Tina
Princess Tina
Fleetway
30
25/02/1967
16/09/1967
Tiny Tots
Playhour
AP
1334
22/10/1927
24/01/1959
Tip Top
TV Fun
AP
727
21/04/1934
29/05/1954
Toby
Jack & Jill
IPC
88
30/01/1976
30/09/1978

Top Spot
See NOTES page

Film Fun
AP
58
25/10/1958
16/01/1960
Tornado
2000 AD
IPC
22
24/03/1979
18/08/1979
Toxic Crusaders
Fleetway
10*

23/05/1992
fortnightly until
14/08/1992

Sept-Dec 1992*
Monthly
Treasure
World of Wonder
Fleetway
418*
19/01/1963
16/01/1971*
True War *
-
IPC
3
(monthly)
1978

TV 21 & Joe 90
Valiant
City / IPC
105
27/09/1969
25/09/1971
TV Fan
Valentine
Fleetway
21
12/09/1959
30/01/1960
TV Fun
TV Fan
AP
312
19/09/1953
05/09/1959
TV Toyland
Playhour
Fleetway
92
28/06/1966
23/02/1968
2000AD
-
IPC
?
26/02/1977
today
Valentine
Mirabelle
AP/Fleetway
927
19/01/1957
09/11/1974
Valiant
Battle
AP/Fleetway
714
06/10/1962
16/10/1976
Valiant Story of the West
-
Fleetway
2
April 1962
April 1962
Vampirella
-
IPC (Warren)
4
Feb 1975
May 1975
Vulcan
Valiant
IPC
28
27/09/1975
03/04/1976
Walt Disney's Now I Know
Disneyland
IPC
54
07/10/1972
13/10/1973
Walt Disney's Picture Special
-
IPC
6
1976
1979
Walt Disney's Picture Treasury
-
IPC
5
1972
1976
Walt Disney's Puzzle Time
Mickey Magazine
IPC
17
Aug 1979
Dec 1980
War Comic Home Journal
-
Harmsworth
6
25/11/1899
10/02/1900
Whizzer & Chips
Buster
IPC
??
18/10/1969
17/10/1990
Whoopee
Whizzer & Chips
IPC
??
09/03/1974
??/04/1985
Wildcat (fortnightly)
Eagle
Fleetway
12
22/10/1988
25/03/1989
Wonder
Funny Wonder
Harmsworth
27
30/07/1892
27/01/1893
Wonder
-
Harmsworth
24
01/06/1901
09/11/1901
Wonder
Wonder & Jester
Harmsworth
25
16/11/1901
03/05/1902
Wonder
Halfpenny Wonder
Harmsworth
64
04/01/1913
21/03/1914
Wonder
Radio Fun
AP
317
30/05/1942
12/09/1953
Wonder & Jester
Jester & Wonder
Harmsworth
2
10/05/1902
17/05/1902
Wonderful World of Disney
Mickey Mouse
IPC
19
11/10/1975
14/02/1976
Wonderland Tales
Wonderland Tales Weekly
AP
46
01/06/1919
30/05/1920
Wonderland Tales Weekly
Wonderland Weekly
AP
4
05/06/1920
26/06/1920
Wonderland Weekly
Young Folks Tales
AP
56
05/07/1920
23/07/1921
World of Wonder
-
IPC
??
28/03/1970
29/02/1975*
Wow
Whoopee
IPC
56
05/06/1982
25/06/1983
Picture Libraries
(issued monthly-ish)
Merged with
Publisher
Nr. Issues
From
To
Air Ace Picture Library
War Picture Library
Fleetway/IPC
545
Jan 1960
Nov 1970
Action Picture Library
-
IPC
30
Aug 1969
Oct 1970
Battle Picture Library
-
Fleetway / IPC
1706
Jan 1961
Dec 1984
Buster Adventure Picture Library
-
Fleetway
36
Jul 1966
Dec 1967
Confessions Library
-
AP
44
Feb 1959
Dec 1960
Cowboy Comics / Picture Library
-
AP
468
May 1950
Sept 1962
Eagle Picture Library
-
IPC
14
May 1985
Nov 1985
Famous Romance Library
-
AP
??
Jan 1958
??
Fleetway Super Library: Fantastic Series
Fleetway Super Library: Stupendous Series
Fleetway
2
Jan 1967
Jan 1967
Fleetway Super Library: Front Line Series
-
Fleetway
26
Jan 1967
Jan 1968
Fleetway Super Library: Secret Agent Series
-
Fleetway
26
Jan 1967
Jan 1968
Fleetway Super Library: Stupendous Series
-
Fleetway
24
Feb 1967
Jan 1968
Giant War Picture Library
-
Fleetway
76
June 1964
Dec 1965
Girl Picture Library
-
IPC
?
Aug 1984
?
June & School Friend and Princess Picture Library
-
Fleetway
?
June 1966
?
June & School Friend Picture Library
-
Fleetway
?
Oct 1965
June 1966
Lion Picture Library
-
Fleetway
136
Oct 1963
May 1969
Lone Rider Picture Library
-
Fleetway
16
July 1961
Feb 1962
Love Story Picture Library
-
AP/Fleetway
?
Aug 1952
?
My Guy Monthly
-
IPC
?
Aug 1984
?
Princess Picture Library
-
Fleetway
?
July 1961
?? 1966
Romantic Confessions Picture Library
-
Fleetway
?
1961
????
School Friend Picture Library
June & School Friend Picture Library
AP
??
Feb 1962
Sept 1965
School Girls Picture Library
June & School Friend Picture Library
AP
327
July 1957
Sept 1965
Super Detective Picture Library
-
AP
188
March 1953
Dec 1960

Thriller Comics
(Picture Library)

-
AP
450
Nov 1951
May 1963
Tiger Sports Picture Library
-
Fleetway
12
July 1961
Dec 1961
Top Secret Picture Library
-
IPC
40
July 1974
Feb 1976
True Life Library
-
AP/Fleetway
??
1955
??/??/????
Valiant Picture Library
-
Fleetway
144
June 1963
May1969
Valiant Story of the West
-
Fleetway
2
1966
1966
War Picture Library
-
AP/Fleetway/IPC
2103
Sept 1958
Dec 1984
War at Sea Picture Library
-
Fleetway
36
Feb 1962
July 1963
Wild West Picture Library
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Fleetway
114
May 1966
Jan 1971

* Many thanks to Richard Sheaf for this information.

* Many thanks to David Dovey for this information.


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