Comics


Penny dreadful

Penny dreadfuls, or penny bloods, were cheap popular serial literature produced during the 19th century, typically a story published in weekly parts, each costing a penny.

Roy of the Rovers

Roy of the Rovers is a British comic strip about the life and times of a fictional footballer named Roy Race, who played for Melchester Rovers.

Sunny Stories

Sunny Stories was a British children’s magazine published by George Newnes and intended to appeal to both boys and girls. It began as Sunny Stories for Little Folk in 1926, edited and written by Enid Blyton, although she was only credited as the editor.

The Schoolgirl

The initial incarnation of The Schoolgirl, a story paper for girls, was published by Shurey’s Publications of London.

The Schoolgirls’ Own

The Schoolgirls’ Own was a British weekly story paper aimed at girls. Published by Amalgamated Press, it was launched in February 1921 and ran for 798 issues until May 1936.