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'''David Hunt''' joined [[Fleetway]] in 1961, working on ''[[Cowboy Picture Library]]'' and ''[[Lone Rider Picture Library]]'', before ''[[Tiger]]'' editor [[Derek Birnage]] brought him onto his title. His first job as editor was on the football comic ''[[Scorcher]]'' from 1970 until it merged with ''Tiger'' in 1975. He was then recruited by editorial director [[John Sanders]] to edit ''[[Battle Picture Weekly]]'', which had been developed by [[Pat Mills]], [[John Wagner]] and [[Gerry Finley-Day]]. He stayed there for four and a half years, assisted by [[Steve MacManus]], although in 1979 he played a supervisory role on a new title, ''[[Tornado]]'', which was [[Richard Burton]]'s first editorial role.
 
'''David Hunt''' joined [[Fleetway]] in 1961, working on ''[[Cowboy Picture Library]]'' and ''[[Lone Rider Picture Library]]'', before ''[[Tiger]]'' editor [[Derek Birnage]] brought him onto his title. His first job as editor was on the football comic ''[[Scorcher]]'' from 1970 until it merged with ''Tiger'' in 1975. He was then recruited by editorial director [[John Sanders]] to edit ''[[Battle Picture Weekly]]'', which had been developed by [[Pat Mills]], [[John Wagner]] and [[Gerry Finley-Day]]. He stayed there for four and a half years, assisted by [[Steve MacManus]], although in 1979 he played a supervisory role on a new title, ''[[Tornado]]'', which was [[Richard Burton]]'s first editorial role.
   
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In 1980 he tranferred to a new football title, ''[[Top Soccer]]'', which only lasted four months. He was replaced as editor of ''Battle'' by [[Terry Magee]]. He and [[Barrie Tomlinson]] then relaunched ''[[Eagle (1982-1994)|Eagle]]'' in 1982. In 1988 ''Eagle'', ''[[Roy of the Rovers]]'' and ''[[Hotshot]]'' were contracted out to a new company formed by Tomlinson, CES, and Hunt transferred there. In 1993 he went back in-house at IPC to relaunch ''Roy of the Rovers''. After that he went freelance again, working on licensed titles like ''Zig & Zag'', ''The Flintstones'' and ''Bugs Bunny''. He edited ''A Tribute to Roy of the Rovers'' and various football-related publications, including ''Match of the Day'' annuals and matchday programmes for West Ham United FC.''
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In 1980 he tranferred to a new football title, ''[[Top Soccer]]'', which only lasted four months. He was replaced as editor of ''Battle' by [[Terry Magee]]. He and [[Barrie Tomlinson]] then relaunched ''[[Eagle (1982-1994)|Eagle]]'' in 1982. In 1988 ''Eagle'', ''[[Roy of the Rovers]]'' and ''[[Hotshot]]'' were contracted out to a new company formed by Tomlinson, CES, and Hunt transferred there. In 1993 he went back in-house at IPC to relaunch ''Roy of the Rovers''. After that he went freelance again, working on licensed titles like ''Zig & Zag'', ''The Flintstones'' and ''Bugs Bunny''. He edited ''A Tribute to Roy of the Rovers'' and various football-related publications, including ''Match of the Day'' annuals and matchday programmes for West Ham United FC.
   
 
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