King Comics (UK magazine)

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King Comics
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Country/language: Mini uk.gif United Kingdom / English
Publishing company: L.Miller & Son Ltd.
Publishing years: 1954
Issues: 14 + 1
Format: b/w

King Comic(s) was a British comic magazine published in 1954.


The first comic book from England that included Mandrake the Magician was King Comic (changed to King Comics from issue 9), published by L.Miller & Son Ltd. London in 1954. The comics reprinted a wide range of syndicated Sunday strips from King Features Syndicate. The series was only short-lived with a total of 14 editions published every Wednesday from May 5 to August 4, 1954 (from issue 8) the date on the cover was for the Saturday of the "week ending"). There was also published a King Comic Annual issue. Cover price was 6d and they had 26 pages each plus the wrap-around glossy cover.

Issue overview

King Comic (May 5, 1954 - June 26, 1954)

King Comics (July 3, 1954 - September 8, 1954 )

King Comic Annual