Publisher: Hulton Press
Publication Dates: 1954 – 1963
Number of Issues Published: 460 (#v1#1 – #v10#8)
Color: Color cover, Interior half color, half black and White
Dimensions: Magazine size
Binding: Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format: Was ongoing

Companion weekly comic to Eagle and Girl. First issue was released at 20th March 1954. Last issue v10n09 was released at 2nd March 1963. After that it was incorporated into Eagle.

Information thanks to the Grand Comics Database

Swift was a weekly comic published by in the UK as a junior companion to the Eagle. It was founded by the Rev. Marcus Morris and launched by Hulton Press in 1954. After Hultons were sold to Odhams Press in 1959, Swift was merged into the Eagle in 1961.

Strips included:

“Arty and Crafty” by Geoffrey Bond and Martin Aitchison
“Calling U for Useless” by Reg Parlett
“The Fleet Family”, drawn by Frank Bellamy, 1954
“The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”, classic novel adaptation drawn by Richard Jennings
“Ginger and Co”, drawn by Neville Colvin, 1960-62
“King Arthur and His Knights”, by Clifford Makins and Frank Bellamy, 1955-56
“Lochinvar’s Ride”, illustrated by D. C. Eyles
“Paul English”, drawn by Frank Bellamy, Giorgio Bellavitis 1955[4]
“The Prisoner of Zenda”, classic novel adaptation drawn by Patrick Nicolle, 1961
“Nigel Tawney, Explorer”, drawn by Harry Winslade (as Redvers Blake)
“The Phantom Patrol”, drawn by Gerry Embleton
“The Red Rider”, drawn by Jim Holdaway
“Robin Hood and His Merry Men”, by Clifford Makins and Frank Bellamy, 1956-57
“Robin Hood and Maid Marian”, by Clifford Makins and Frank Bellamy, 1957
“Sir Boldasbrass” by John Ryan
“Smiley”, about a young Australian boy, written by Moore Raymond
“Swiss Family Robinson”, classic novel adaptation drawn by Frank Bellamy, 1954-55
“Tammy the Sheepdog”, drawn by G. William Backhouse
“Tarna the Jungle Boy”, drawn by Harry Bishop, 1954-63
“Tom Tex and Pinto”, western drawn by Harry Bishop, 1954-55

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Swift 1954-03-20

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1955 1955 1955 1955 1955

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Swift 1955-07-02
Swift 1955-07-30

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Swift 1955-08-06
Swift 1955-08-13
Swift 1955-08-20
Swift 1955-08-27

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Swift 1955-09-03
Swift 1955-09-10
Swift 1955-09-17
Swift 1955-09-24

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Swift 1955-10-01
Swift 1955-10-08
Swift 1955-10-15
Swift 1955-10-22
Swift 1955-10-29

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Swift 1955-11-05
Swift 1955-11-12
Swift 1955-11-19
Swift 1955-11-26

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Swift 1955-12-03
Swift 1955-12-10
Swift 1955-12-17
Swift 1955-12-24
Swift 1955-12-31

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1956 1956 1956 1956 1956

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Swift 1956-01-07
Swift 1956-01-14
Swift 1956-01-21
Swift 1956-01-28

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Swift 1956-02-04
Swift 1956-02-11
Swift 1956-02-18
Swift 1956-02-25

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Swift 1956-03-03
Swift 1956-03-10
Swift 1956-03-17
Swift 1956-03-24
Swift 1956-03-31

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Swift 1956-04-07
Swift 1956-04-21
Swift 1956-04-28

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Swift 1956-05-05
Swift 1956-05-12
Swift 1956-05-19
Swift 1956-05-26

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Swift 1956-06-02
Swift 1956-06-09
Swift 1956-06-16
Swift 1956-06-23

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Swift 1956-07-07
Swift 1956-07-14
Swift 1956-07-21

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Swift 1956-10-06
Swift 1956-10-13
Swift 1956-10-20
Swift 1956-10-27

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Swift 1956-11-03
Swift 1956-11-10
Swift 1956-11-17
Swift 1956-11-24

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Swift 1956-12-01
Swift 1956-12-08
Swift 1956-12-15
Swift 1956-12-22
Swift 1956-12-29

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1957 1957 1957 1957 1957

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Swift 1957-01-05
Swift 1957-01-12
Swift 1957-01-19
Swift 1957-01-26

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Swift 1957-02-02
Swift 1957-02-09
Swift 1957-02-16
Swift 1957-02-23

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Swift 1957-03-02
Swift 1957-03-09
Swift 1957-03-16
Swift 1957-03-23
Swift 1957-03-30

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Swift 1957-04-06
Swift 1957-04-13
Swift 1957-04-20
Swift 1957-04-27

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Swift 1957-05-04
Swift 1957-05-18
Swift 1957-05-25

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Swift 1957-06-01
Swift 1957-06-08
Swift 1957-06-15
Swift 1957-06-22
Swift 1957-06-29

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Swift 1957-07-06
Swift 1957-07-13
Swift 1957-07-20
Swift 1957-07-27

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Swift 1957-08-03
Swift 1957-08-10
Swift 1957-08-17
Swift 1957-08-24
Swift 1957-08-31

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Swift 1957-09-07
Swift 1957-09-14
Swift 1957-09-21
Swift 1957-09-28

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Swift 1957-10-05
Swift 1957-10-12
Swift 1957-10-19
Swift 1957-10-26

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Swift 1957-11-02
Swift 1957-11-09
Swift 1957-11-16
Swift 1957-11-23
Swift 1957-11-30

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Swift 1957-12-07
Swift 1957-12-14
Swift 1957-12-21
Swift 1957-12-28

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1958 1958 1958 1958 1958

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Swift 1958-01-04
Swift 1958-01-11
Swift 1958-01-18
Swift 1958-01-25

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Swift 1958-02-01
Swift 1958-02-08
Swift 1958-02-15
Swift 1958-02-22

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Swift 1958-03-01
Swift 1958-03-08
Swift 1958-03-15
Swift 1958-03-22
Swift 1958-03-29

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Swift 1958-04-05
Swift 1958-04-12
Swift 1958-04-19
Swift 1958-04-26

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Swift 1958-05-03
Swift 1958-05-10
Swift 1958-05-17
Swift 1958-05-24
Swift 1958-05-31

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Swift 1958-06-07
Swift 1958-06-21
Swift 1958-06-28

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Swift 1958-07-05
Swift 1958-07-12
Swift 1958-07-19
Swift 1958-07-26

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Swift 1958-08-02
Swift 1958-08-09
Swift 1958-08-16
Swift 1958-08-23
Swift 1958-08-30

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Swift 1958-09-06
Swift 1958-09-13
Swift 1958-09-27

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Swift 1958-10-04
Swift 1958-10-11
Swift 1958-10-18
Swift 1958-10-25

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Swift 1958-11-01
Swift 1958-11-08
Swift 1958-11-15
Swift 1958-11-22

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1959 1959 1959 1959 1959

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Swift 1959-10-10
Swift 1959-10-17

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1961 1961 1961 1961 1961

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Swift 1961-11-18

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1962 1962 1962 1962 1962

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Swift 1962-01-27

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Publisher: Hulton Press
Publication Dates: 1955 – 1963
Number of Issues Published: 9 (#1 – #1963)
Color: Colour cover, Interior half colour, half black and White
Binding: Hardcover

Information thanks to the Grand Comics Database

Swift Annual 1955

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Swift Annual 1957

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Swift Annual 1958

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Swift Annual 1961

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Swift Annual 1963

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3 responses »

  1. duncangareth says:

    Unfortunately, this link seems invalid. I should really appreciate seeing this comic again. It was part of my childhood. By the way, keep up the good work!

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  2. duncangareth says:

    Thank you, sir.

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