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Issue 3, 1939

The Magic Comic was a weekly comic published by DC Thomson from 22 July 1939 to 25 January 1941. A companion to The Beano and The Dandy, aimed at younger readers, it didn't survive WWII paper rationing.

It was not related to the Magic Comic published in the 1970s.

Strips included:

  • "The Adventures of Grandfather Clock" (Alan Fraser)
  • "Bandy Legs"
  • "Beric the Cave-Boy" (James Walker)
  • "Boy Biffo the Brave" (Sam Fair)
  • "The Boy With The Golden Goose"
  • "Cheeky Mary - The Lord Mayor's Daughter"
  • "Crusty Crosspatch"
  • "Dick Turpentine"
  • "Ding-Dong Dally"
  • "Dirty Dick - The Chimney Sweep"
  • "Dizzy Duck"
  • "Dolly Dimple" (Allan Morley)
  • "Gulliver" (Dudley D. Watkins)
  • "Herr Paul Fry - The Nasty Spy"
  • "Hiram Scaram - The Stagecoach Driver"
  • "Inky, Binky and Bluff" (Harry Banger)
  • "Keeper Of The Flock"
  • "Kipper Feet"
  • "Koko the Pup", drawn by Harry Banger
  • "Little Orphan Andy"
  • "Little Squirty"
  • "Leave It to Lop-Ears" (James Clark)
  • "The Magic Joke Page"
  • "Old Father Time" (Sam Fair)
  • "Old Pop Pelican"
  • "Oompah Pete"
  • "Pa, Ma and Squeaker"
  • "Pete of the Spitfires"
  • "Peter Piper" (Dudley D. Watkins)
  • "Poor Blind Billy"
  • "Robin Hood"
  • "Sam Swell"
  • "Sammy's Magic Stone"
  • "The Seven-Foot Cowboy" (James Walker)
  • "Softie Sam"
  • "Sooty Snowball"
  • "Spaceship Lollipop" (Bob Dewar)
  • "Stone-Age Steve"
  • "Tell-Tale Tilly"
  • "The Tickler Twins in Wonderland" (Robert MacGillivray)
  • "Tootsy McTurk"
  • "Two Wanderers of the War"
  • "Ugly Muggins"
  • "Uncle Dan The Magic Man"
  • "Val In The Magic Forest"
  • "Wee Hi Lo"
  • "The Wolf Boy of Badenoch"
  • "Young Buffalo Bill"