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Anarchic 80s UK kids comic.

With this issue, the comic moves from glossy paper to newsprint and a slightly smaller page size which is retained up to and including issue #62.

The "Uncle Pigg" framing story involves Uncle Pigg going crazy after a knock on the head, leading to various unusual things happening in some of the other strips, notably Harry the Head being drawn for this issue only by Malcolm Douglas (in his signature style) instead of Marc Riley.

Cover: Jonboy Langford (Oink! goes Peculiar!)

  • Uncle Pigg (Mark Rodgers - Ian Jackson)
  • The Amazing Eric Plinge (Ed McHenry)
  • Doctor Madstarkraving - he's bonkers! (Davy Francis)
  • When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth! (Marc Riley)
  • Tarzham the Apeman (Tony Husband - Chas Sinclair)
  • Horace (Ugly Face) Watkins (Tony Husband)
  • Frank Sidebottom - Little Frank's Page (Chris Sievey)
  • The Loon Ranger and his Horse Radish (Ed McHenry)
  • The Sekret Diary ov Hadrian Vile (aged 8 5/8 years) (Mark Rodgers - Ian Jackson)
  • Frank Sidebottom - Frank's very very funny 'end of term' cartoon (Chris Sievey)
  • Burp (Banx)
  • Mister Big Nose (Banx)
  • The Adventures of Death (Charlie Brooker)
  • Rubbish Man (David Haldane)
  • Centrespread poster - Mona Lisow (Dave Huxley)
  • Mary Lighthouse (Mark Rodgers - Ian Jackson)
  • Billy Bang (art: Wilkie)
  • Pete and his Pimple (Lew Stringer)
  • Roger Rental - he's really Mental (art: Ian Knox)
  • Advert for issue 36 (art: Mike Green)
  • Tom Thug (Lew Stringer)
  • Doctor Mooney - he's completely loony (Mark Rodgers - Marc Riley)
  • Uncle Pigg's Peculiar Prize Puzzle (Steve Gibson)
  • Harry the Head in the USA (Malcolm Douglas)
  • Uncle Pigg (Mark Rodgers - Ian Jackson)
  • Weedy Willy (Mark Rodgers - Mike Green)
  • Torture Twins (David Haldane)
  • The Slugs (Tony Husband - Les 'Lezz' Barton)


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