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Issue Number/Date: 24th May 1986
Free Gift: None
Inserts: None
Price: 24p

Strips At A Glance

Front Page) Buster
Pg 1) Prambo
Pg 2) Young Arfur
Pg 3) Cliff Hanger
Pg 4) Good Guy
Pg 5) X Ray Specs
Pg 6) X Ray Specs cont. & Ad for Biggles Film
Pg 7) School Belle
Pg 8) Walt Teaser & Hubba Bubba ad
Pg 9) The Winners
Pg 10) Jack Pott
Pg 11) The Terror Toys
Pg 12) The Terror Toys cont.
Pg 13) Buster's Jackpot Jokes
Pg 14) Sqworm
Pg 15) Ivor Lott & Tony Broke
Pg 16) Ivor Lott & Tony Broke cont.
Pg 17) School Team
Pg 18) Chalky
Pg 19) Top Of The Class
Pg 20) Top Of The Class cont and Corgi Competition Result
Pg 21) Mummy's Boy
Pg 22) Faceache
Pg 23) The Dummies
Pg 24) Starchaser Advert & 101 Uses for Buster
Pg 25) It's A Nice LIfe
Pg 26) It's A Nice Life cont.
Pg 27) Pete's Pop-up Book
Pg 28) Do Me A Favour Buster
Pg 29) Fright School
Pg 30) Fright School cont.
Back Pg) Buster cont.

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24/05/86

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Page 1: Prambo

Sylvester Tries to avoid Nappy Changing Time. This Story in Full

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Page 2: Young Arfur

Sir decides to take the class photos. This Story in Full

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Page 3: Cliff Hanger

Episode 149: Continued from last week, Cliff ends up in Roman times. This Story in Full

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Page 4: Good Guy

Guy visits a clock shop. This Story in Full

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Page 5: X Ray Specs

Ray starts saving animals. This Story in Full

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Page 6: X Ray Specs cont. and Biggles Advert

Ray spots a bird up a chimney. This Story in Full

Also on this page is an advert for Biggles the Movie. The strip sets the scene at London 1986. Jim is waiting to time travel and help Biggles at war in 1917 is shaving when he's transported back to a convent in Northern France. Bertie, Ginger, Algy and Bibbles soon arrive and they Jim changes into a nun's costume. Suddenly, the German's have them all trapped at a firing squad, but Jim throw his electric razor at them shouting grenade. This gives them a change to trap the Germans, before Jim is transported back to 1986 where his friends have been worried, and he's left to explain the outfit!

With the strip is a voucher where if two adults go to see Biggles with a Bustrer reader they'll save 1. Plus they'll save even more money if they all go before 6pm as all adults pay the children's price. Valid at ABC Cinema's only.

There's a caption at the bottom of the page saying "Biggles - A Major New Film To Be Released From May 23rd Across the Country."

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Page 7: School Belle

A Present for Belle from Dishy Donny is passed around the classroom. This Story in Full

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Page 8: Walt Teaser and Hubba Bubba Ad.

Walt winds up Carl who's learning to ride a bike. This Story in Full

Also on this page is a Hubba Bubba Ad. The rhyme goes. "The gum the Romans always chose, Never stuck to their Roman nose. Original was the one flavour they knew, So they set out to find some more chew. Strawberry was found on the distant shore, of Switzerland, but they wanted more. Lemon was the next to come, Tribute from the Land of the Rising Sun. Orange wasn't quite as easy, They found it up the River Zambezi. But it wasn't until they invaded the Brits, they found new apple and were thrilled to bits.


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Page 9: The Winners

Dad ends up in hospital but still wins a prize! This Story in Full

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Page 10: Jack Pott

Jack and Ziggy get involved in a snail race. This story in full

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Page 11: The Terror Toys

The Toymaker appears in an Ice Cream Van.This Story in Full

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Page 12: The Terror Toys cont.

The Toys Attack Charlie Bell. This Story in Full

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Page 13: Buster's Jackpot Jokes

Each winner gets 2 and a KP Crunchy Shells Fun Bag go to:

Oliver Sheridan from Ballinamenton
Katherine Nield in Cheltenham
Dean Hirst from Heckmondwike
David Clitheroe in St. Helens
Kevin O'Gorman in Portaloise
Fergal O'Mullane from Tivoli
Grant Herbert from Wanganni in New Zealand
and David Brown in Oldham.

The top prize of 5 and a KP Crunchy Shells Fun Bag goes to James O'Keeffe in Birmingham.


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Page 14: Sqworm

Sqworm loses his hat! This Story in Full

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Page 15: Ivor Lott & Tony Broke

Tony & Penny paddle in their pool. This Story in Full

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Page 16: Ivor Lott & Tony Broke

Ivor and Milly have a bit of a secret! This Story In Full

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Page 17: School Team

The team are in Hawaii. This Story in Full

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Page 18: Chalky

Chalky and his friend are late for school. This Story in Full

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Page 19: Top of the Class

Teacher closes the Tuck Shop. This Story in Full

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Page 20: Top of The Class cont. and Corgi Competition Results.

Teacher's spotted with some sweets. This Story in Full

Also on this page is the results of the Corgi Competition. There were 300 runners up (whose names weren't printed) who won a Corgi Super fast turbo car. 100 second prize winners won a Corgi airport set each (I can't type up all those names!). The first prize of a bumper selection of Corgi toys was:

David Howes in North Ferriby and Warren Handsley in Westbury.

The correct answers were Bentley and Peugeot and all entries were judged on neatness with age taken into account.

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Page 21: Mummy's Boy

Mummy takes Angel to the beach. This Story in Full

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Page 22: Faceache

Faceache sneaks out of class. This Story in Full.

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Page 23: The Dummies

The Dummies play with toys to unwind. This Story in Full

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Page 24: Starchaser Advert and 101 Uses for Buster.

Half of this page is dedicated to an advert for Starchaser, The Legend of Orin (cert PG). It reads The Search For the Force is Over...the Adventure is About to Begin. At a Cinema Near you from May 23. Check Local Press for showing details. It's also in 3D!

The other half of the page is 101 uses for Buster. Number 25 Distracting Dad in the nick of time. It's the girl walking up a wet concrete path and using Buster to keep Dad laughing so he doesn't notice it. It's also got a reservation coupon.


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Page 25:It's A Nice Life

Stan and Babs decide to make new chairs. This Story in Full

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Page 26: It's A Nice Life cont.

Stan & Babs swap chairs with Ollie and Magaret. This Story In Full

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Page 27: Pete's Pop-Up Book

Bully Bates wants to know the time. This Story in Full
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Page 28: Do Me A Favour Buster

Each letter published this week gets a Buster Sports Cap and a KP Crunchy Shells Fun Bag.

Shirley Craig asks for his picture of a creature Faceache scrunges into.
Nicholas French in Liverpool says he's only just started reading Buster and asks how X Ray Specs got his glasses. The answer is that he was given them by an optician called I Squint.
Simon Dosanjh from Cambridge asks if the guy who draws Walt Teaser is the same guy who draws jokes in the Sunday People and the Daily Mirror - Buster replies it is...Anthony Hutchings.
Christopher Buck in Godalming has created a comic code. Each letter of the alphabet is given a number, and you have to work out what the phrase is. Buster creates a code that says NOT A BAD IDEA! I'LL GIVE IT SOME THOUGHT.
The birthday roll call goes to Rhona Morrison of Kenmore on the 18th May, Jim Engelke of Badgingarra in Western Australia on the 19th May, Paul North from Flexbury on the 20th May, Zoe Hawton from Wallasey and Jill Yarrow in Hartburn on the 22nd May, Katie Trumble of Pennington on 23rd May and Darren Greaves of Oldham on the 24th May.
There's also the Cliff Hanger Result and an ad saying Simon Le Bon, Nik Kershaw and Paul Young as you've never seen them before in the Buster and Monster Fun Holiday Special - on sale now price 65p.

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Page 29: Fright School

It's Exam Time at St. Crypto's. This Story in Full

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Page 30: Fright School cont.

The Evil Ones get into the children's minds. This Story in Full

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Back Page: Buster cont.

Buster goes on a camping trip. This Story in Full

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