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First Issue: 4th January 1958
Last Issue: 3rd October 1959
Copyright: Odhams

Zip comic was destined to last just 85 issues before joining Swift in the Eagle Stable (or should that be aviary?). The First issue of Zip featured ‘Strongbow the Mighty’ by Ron Embleton, ‘Wells Fargo’ by Don Lawrence, ‘Tana the Jungle Boy’ by Harry Bishop, ‘Nicky Nobody’, and ‘Tom Tex’.

Zip Comic First Issue

Dated 4th January 1958

Free Inside! Thunderclap Banger

Robin Alone

Wells Fargo


Zip Comic First Issue

The Nigel Tawny Explorer
The Royal Witness

Nigel Tawny Explorer

and the Wonder Garden

Skippy and the Wonder Garden