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'''''Tiger Tim's Weekly''''' ('''''Tiger Tim's Tales''''' for the first few months of its existence) was a nursery comic published by [[Amalgamated Press]] from 1919 to 1940. As its title suggests, it starred [[Tiger Tim]], a character who originated in ''[[Rainbow]]''.
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'''''Tiger Tim's Weekly''''' ('''''Tiger Tim's Tales''''' for the first few months of its existence) was a nursery comic published by [[Amalgamated Press]]. It was launched on 1 June 1919, and ran until 18 May 1940, when it was merged into ''[[The Rainbow]]''.
   
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As its title suggests, it starred [[Tiger Tim]] and the Bruin Boys  later drawn by [[Herbert Foxwell]], a character who originated in ''The Rainbow'', originally created by [[Julius Stafford Baker (1869-1961)|Julius Stafford Baker]]. Tim and the other boys at Mrs Bruins school first appeared as a 'colour' supplement to 'The World and His Wife' in the 1890s
''Tiger Tim's Tales'' eventually merged into elder sibling ''Rainbow'' in 1940.<ref>http://www.britishcomics.com/Tiger_Tims_Weekly/index.htm</ref>
 
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After Foxwell, and others, the originators Son (with the same name) took over the strip at the A.P. in the 1950s
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Other strips include:
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*"[[Bobby Blue]]" ([[Freddie Adkins]])
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*"[[The Bumpty Boys]]" ([[Freddie Crompton]])
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*"[[Dr Grunter and his Scholars]]" ([[S. J. Cash]]
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*"[[The Merry Mice]]" ([[S. J. Cash]])
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*"[[Mrs Tabby and her Tibbies]]" ([[Charles Gill]])
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*"[[Pat the Pirate]]" ([[Anton Lock]])
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*'Lockie' was still working, though unwell, for the A.P. in the 1950s.
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*"[[Pinkie and Patsy]]" ([[Herbert Foxwell]])
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*"[[Timothy Topknot]]" ([[Freddie Adkins]])
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*"[[The Tiny Toy Boys]]" ([[Herbert Foxwell]])
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*"[[Bimbo the Clown]]" ([[Freddie Adkins]])
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==References==
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*[http://www.britishcomics.com/Tiger_Tims_Weekly/index.htm Tiger Tim's Weekly at BritishComics.com]
   
 
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Tiger Tim's Weekly (Tiger Tim's Tales for the first few months of its existence) was a nursery comic published by Amalgamated Press. It was launched on 1 June 1919, and ran until 18 May 1940, when it was merged into The Rainbow.

As its title suggests, it starred Tiger Tim and the Bruin Boys  later drawn by Herbert Foxwell, a character who originated in The Rainbow, originally created by Julius Stafford Baker. Tim and the other boys at Mrs Bruins school first appeared as a 'colour' supplement to 'The World and His Wife' in the 1890s

After Foxwell, and others, the originators Son (with the same name) took over the strip at the A.P. in the 1950s

Other strips include:

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