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'Supermags' titles - for Boys, for Girls, Comics... 
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Hello there...

Whilst poring over a folder of old clippings and notes I came across a chronology of DC Thomson titles I had put together many, many moons ago - and was reminded of what I think were an early attempt to put out reprint material from the Dundonian vaults in a premium format, namely three separate 'Supermags' - one for boys, one for girls, and one of unisex funnies.

My notes record all of them with a cover date of 17 October 1986.

Can anyone shed any further light on these? Were they all one-offs? What did they feature?

I have the faintest of memories that the 'Boys' edition may have featured Bearpaw Jay...

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23 Jan 2012, 00:31
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Search function can be useful sometimes - it seems this was discussed back in 2008.
viewtopic.php?f=140&t=2090&p=15284
And it was mentioned again a couple of weeks ago.
viewtopic.php?p=55413#p55413

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23 Jan 2012, 13:42
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My bad!

Many thanks for the links though :)

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23 Jan 2012, 23:38
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I recently snagged me a copy of the Super Mags For Boys (a Bearpaw Jay story + football yarn ‘The Feud’) - very happy!

I almost managed to get the Super Mags Comic (Dennis & Gnasher + Nick Kelly) too, but some rogue snaffled it in the closing minutes from under my nose, arrgh!

Oh well, there'll be others... And one day maybe even a For Girls as well :)

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Got boys, girls but not the comic one. Will look later and see what the stories are in the girls one.

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Digifiend wrote:
Search function can be useful sometimes - it seems this was discussed back in 2008.
viewtopic.php?f=140&t=2090&p=15284
And it was mentioned again a couple of weeks ago.
viewtopic.php?p=55413#p55413

Links didn't work again as only just seen this topic too


02 Mar 2014, 19:15
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Fixed. Was caused by a change of webhost, the word forum is now lower case instead of mixed case on all forum links.

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