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COLLECTED REPRINTS OF GARTH STRIPS

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INDIVIDUAL STRIPS REPRINTED

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COLLECTED STRIPS

 

The Daily Mirror Book of Garth, London: IPC Limited, 1975.

Portrait format with new cover

Contents:

  • The Orb of Trimandias
  • Ghost Town
  • Cloud of Balthus
  • Women of Galba
  • Sundance
  • Wolfman of Ausensee

NOTE: This book contains strips which originally appeared with nudity. Therefore some stories either cover up the nudity or omit some strips. For authentic reproductions see the Titan Books listed below

The contents page reads "Cloud of Baltus" - dropping the 'h'

The last 2 strips of the Women of Galba are not included1975

The Daily Mirror Book of Garth London: IPC Limited, 1976.

Landscape format with new cover

Contents:

  • The Mask of Atacama
  • The Beast of Ultor
  • The People of the Abyss

NOTE: This book contains strips which originally appeared with nudity. They are presented uncensored unlike in the 1975 reprint above

Also the title of the third strip is actually "People of the Abyss" - without the 'the'

On the blog I listed those episodes missing from this book

1976

Garth Book One: The Cloud of Balthus Jim Edgar, London: Titan Books, 1984 

96 pages, introduction and checklist of Garth strips.

Reprints:

  • Sundance, 
  • Cloud of Balthus
  • The Orb of Trimandias
  • Wolfman of Ausensee

NOTE: Titan replaced the scenes, with the originals, the Daily Mirror censored in their reprints  

Cover by  Martin AsburyBook 1

Garth Book Two: The Women of Galba Jim Edgar, London: Titan Books, 1985

96 pages, Interesting 4 pages on how Jim Edgar scripts compare to the finished Bellamy drawings. 1 page on the complete listing of all Garth stories from 1943 - 1984

Reprints:

  • People of the Abyss
  • The Women of Galba
  • Ghost Town
  • The Mask of Atacama
NOTE: Titan replaced the scenes, with the originals, the Daily Mirror censored in their reprints

Cover by  Ian GibsonBook 2

Mirror Classic Cartoon Collection, Mike Higgs, London: Hawk 1998
  • Contains 2 Garth strips - 1 by Bellamy - The manhunt
Cover by various
  • Mirror Classics
 

 

 

 

INDIVIDUAL STORIES REPRINTED

 

AngelGarth: The Angels of Hell's Gap  
  • Garth: The Angels of Hell's Gap All Devon Comic Collectors Club Daily Strips: Collectors Club Editions No.13 [No date] - Information from Garth: the index (Pub: ADCCC)
  • Daily Mirror Monday 21 February 2011 to Tuesday 12 April 2011 - Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

 

BeastGarth: The Beast of Ultor
  • The Daily Mirror Book of Garth London: IPC Limited, 1976.
  • Menomonee Falls Gazette #202 (27/10/1975) - #218 (16/02/1976) - 6 daily strips reprinted in B&W
  • Daily Mirror Thursday 11 April 2013 to  - Saturday 1 June 2013 Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

 

BeautifulGarth: The Beautiful People  
  • Garth: The Beautiful People All Devon Comic Collectors Club Daily Strips: Collectors Club Editions No.19  [No date] - Information from Garth: the index (Pub: ADCCC)
  • Daily Mirror Wednesday 3 August 2011 to Friday 23 September 2011 - Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

 

BrideGarth: Bride of Jenghiz Khan 
  • Garth: Bride of Jenghiz Khan (Daily Strips No. 1). London: J. Dakin, P. Hudson & G. Lawley, May 1979 A5 size reprint 20 pages Reprints Garth strips H228-J11from the Daily Mirror Sept. 28, 1974 - Jan. 14, 1975  - Print run 400
  • Garth: Bride of Jenghiz Khan All Devon Comic Collectors Club Daily Strips: Collectors Club Editions No.1 [No date] - Information from Garth: the index (Pub: ADCCC)
  • Daily Mirror Tuesday 19 February 2013 to Wednesday 10 April 2013 - Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

 

BubbleGarth: The Bubble Man 
  • Garth: The Bubble Man All Devon Comic Collectors Club Daily Strips: Collectors Club Editions No.28 [No date] - Information from Garth: the index (Pub: ADCCC)
  • Garth: The Bubble Man Spaceship Away Issue 19, October 2009, to Issue 23 march 2011 Coloured by John Ridgway
  • Daily Mirror Wednesday 9 November 2011 to Friday 30 December 2011 - Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

 

Cloud of BalthusGarth: The Cloud of Balthus
  • The Daily Mirror Book of Garth, London: IPC Limited, 1975
  • Garth Book One: The cloud of Balthus Jim Edgar, London: Titan Books, 1984 
  • Menomonee Falls Gazette #52 (11/12/1972) - #67 (26/03/1973) - 6 daily strips reprinted in B&W
  • Daily Mirror Wednesday 22 February 2012 to 14 April 2012- Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

 

DoomsmenGarth: The Doomsmen 
  • Garth: The Doomsmen (Daily strips No. 7) London: John Dakin, February 1981 A4 size reprint 20 pages Reprints Garth strips J102-J191 from the Daily Mirror, May 3 - August 15, 1975. - Print run 1000
  • Another edition found published by the Daily Mirror with Copyright John Dakin taken off and where it says No.7, instead it says Daily Mirror
  • Garth: The Doomsmen All Devon Comic Collectors Club Daily Strips: Collectors Club Editions No.7 [No date] - Information from Garth: the index (Pub: ADCCC)
  • Daily Mirror Friday 28 December 2012 to - Monday 18 February 2013 Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

FreakGarth: Freak out to fear (H132-H227)
  • Garth: Freak out to Fear All Devon Comic Collectors Club Daily Strips: Collectors Club Editions No.17 [No date] - Information from Garth: the index (Pub: ADCCC)
  • Menomonee Falls Gazette #218 (16/02/1976) - [#232]  - 6 daily strips reprinted in B&W. MFG reprinted H132-H225, which was the final issue. Unfortunately, in addition to not printing the last two strips in the story, they inexplicably skipped H160-H165. [Thanks to Steve Rubin for the information]
  • Daily Mirror Wednesday 1 June 2016 to - Wednesday 26 July 2016 Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines
GhostGarth: Ghost Town
  • The Daily Mirror Book of Garth, London: IPC Limited, 1975
  • Garth Book Two: The women of Galba Jim Edgar, London: Titan Books, 1985
  • Menomonee Falls Gazette #131 (17/06/1974) - #157 (16/12/1974) - 6 daily strips reprinted in B&W
  • Daily Mirror Saturday 24 September 2011 to  - 8 November 2011. Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines (1st episode has John [sic] Edgar, Bellamy and Baines credits)
  • Daily Mirror Friday 25 September 2015 to  - Monday 9 November 2015. Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines (1st episode has John [sic] Edgar, Bellamy and Baines credits)

 

ManhuntGarth: Manhunt
  • Mirror Classic Cartoon Collection, Mike Higgs, London: Hawk 1998
  • Daily Mirror Tuesday 4 November 2014 to  - Wednesday 12 November 2014 (K254). Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines (with printed credits for Baines and Bellamy but not Edgar the author). The story drawn by Martin Asbury continued until 22 December 2014

  

MaskGarth: The Mask of Atacama
  • The Daily Mirror Book of Garth London: IPC Limited, 1976.
  • Garth Book Two: The women of Galba Jim Edgar, London: Titan Books, 1985
  • Menomonee Falls Gazette #157 (16/12/1974) - #184 (23/06/1975)- 6 daily strips reprinted in B&W (none in #158 (23/12/1974) - no explanation given)
  • Daily Mirror Friday 14 September 2012 to - Monday 5 November 2012 Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

 

OrbGarth: The Orb of Trimandias
  • The Daily Mirror Book of Garth, London: IPC Limited, 1975
  • Garth Book One: The cloud of Balthus Jim Edgar, London: Titan Books, 1984 
  • Menomonee Falls Gazette #67  (26/03/1973) - #83 (16/07/1973) - 6 daily strips reprinted in B&W
  • Daily Mirror Monday 3 June  2013 to - Monday 29 July 2013 Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

 

PeopleGarth: People of the Abyss
  • The Daily Mirror Book of Garth London: IPC Limited, 1976.
  • Garth Book Two: The women of Galba Jim Edgar, London: Titan Books, 1985
  • Menomonee Falls Gazette #98 (29/10/1973) - #114 (18/02/1974) - 6 daily strips reprinted in B&W
  • Daily Mirror Monday 16 April 2012 to Friday 8 June 2012. Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines [Followed by reprint of Asbury art in "Ship of secrets"]

 

SpanishGarth: The Spanish Lady  
  • Garth: The Spanish Lady (Daily strips, Garth No. 3). London: John Dakin, Nov 1979 A4 size reprint 20 pages Reprints Garth strips K65-K160 from the Daily Mirror, March 17 - July 7, 1976.
  • Garth: The Spanish Lady All Devon Comic Collectors Club Daily Strips: Collectors Club Editions No.3 [No date] - Information from Garth: the index (Pub: ADCCC)
  • Daily Mirror Wednesday 08 June 2011 - Tuesday 2 August 2011 Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

SundanceGarth: Sundance
  • The Daily Mirror Book of Garth, London: IPC Limited, 1975
  • Garth Book One: The cloud of Balthus Jim Edgar, London: Titan Books, 1984
  • Menomonee Falls Gazette #40 (18 Sep 1972) - #52 (11 Dec 1972) 6 daily strips reprinted in B&W - Note: #51 04/12/1972 misprinted as #52 on cover / Sundance started with Allard's art in #38
  • Daily Mirror Tuesday 6 November 2012 - Thursday 27 December 2012 Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines [The last episdoe of two strips has an advert for the following story "The Doomsmen"]

 

WolfmanGarth: WolfMan of Ausensee
  • The Daily Mirror Book of Garth, London: IPC Limited, 1975
  • Garth Book One: The cloud of Balthus Jim Edgar, London: Titan Books, 1984 
  • Menomonee Falls Gazette #84  (23/07/1973) - #98 (29/10/1973) - 6 daily strips reprinted in B&W
  • Garth: Meets the Werewolf All Devon Comic Collectors Club Daily Strips: Collectors Club Editions No.74 (Information taken from DownTheTubes  April 2011)  
  • Daily Mirror Saturday 31 December 2011 to Tuesday 21 February 2012 - Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines (with the last episode having in addition a collage advert for the next story)

 

WomenGarth: The Women of Galba
  • The Daily Mirror Book of Garth, London: IPC Limited, 1975
  • Garth Book Two: The women of Galba Jim Edgar, London: Titan Books, 1985
  • Menomonee Falls Gazette #114 (18/02/1974) - #131 (17/06/1974) - 6 daily strips reprinted in B&W
  • Daily Mirror Tuesday 31 July 2012 to Thursday 13 September 2012 - Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

 

WreckersGarth: The Wreckers 
  • Garth: The Wreckers All Devon Comic Collectors Club Daily Strips: Collectors Club Editions No.23 [No date] - Information from Garth: the index (Pub: ADCCC)
  • Menomonee Falls Gazette #184 (23/06/1975) - #202 (27/10/1975) - 6 daily strips reprinted in B&W
  • Daily Mirror Wednesday 13 April 2011 - Tuesday 7 June 2011 Two tier reprint coloured by Martin Baines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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