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TV Fun was a weekly comic published by Amalgamated Press. It was launched on 19 September 1953 as a sister title to Film Fun and Radio Fun. It absorbed Tip Top and Jingles in 1954, becoming TV Fun, Tip Top and Jingles for a few weeks. In 1959 it was renamed TV Fun and Romance in Pictures and was retooled as a romance comic. Later the same year it was renamed TV Fan, and merged into Valentine on 30 January 1960.

Strips included:

  • "The Adventures of Reg Varrney as a Boy"
  • "Big Hearted Arthur" (Reg Parlett)
  • "Calling Z.9"
  • "Diana Decker"
  • "First Love"
  • "Hoofer the Tee-Vee Gee-Gee" (Roy Wilson)
  • "Inventors' Circle"
  • "Jack Warner"
  • "Jimmy Edwards"
  • "Max Bygraves"
  • "Put Your Question"
  • "Roar With the Lyons"
  • "Sally Ann Howes"
  • "Sally Barnes"
  • "Shirley Eaton"
  • "Summer Heartbreak"
  • "Sweet Words of Love"
  • "The Traveller's Tales"
  • "Wagon Train"


  • Kibble-White, Graham (2005). Ultimate Book of British Comics. London: Alison & Busby. p.259-260. ISBN 0-74908-211-9