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Publication Dates: 5 May 1979 – 1982
Number of Issues Published: 150 (#1 – #150)

Jackpot comic was a British comic book that ran from the issues cover dated 5 May 1979 to issue 141, 30 January 1982, when it merged with Buster. The first issue cost 10p. The price increased to 12p from issue 63 (1980) and 14p from issue 98 in 1981

Jackpot comics early free gifts were: #1 – Practical Joke, for example a joke chocolate biscuit. Issue 2 a Squirt Ring. Issue 3 a Magic Numbers card game and Why Be Bored book covers. The inner pages of which continued for several issue after.

Jackpot’s annuals were cover dated 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, and 1986 though all contained some reprint material. Some of the main comic strips were drawn by different artists than usual due to the lower page rate paid to artists.

Jackpot’s Summer Specials were printed in the summer of 1980, 1981 and 1982, though all contained some reprint material. Some of the main comic strips were drawn by different artists than usual.

Features included…

“Angel’s (Proper) Charlies” (first appeared 1979)
“Class Wars” (first appeared 1979)
“It’s a Nice Life” (first appeared 1979)
“Jack Pott” (first appeared 1979)
“Little Adam and Eva” (first appeared 1979)
“Milly O’Naire and Penny Less” (first appeared 1979)
“Richie Wraggs” (first appeared 1979)
“Sherlock Jnr: The Clued-Up Kid”
“The Teeny Sweeny” (first appeared 1979)
“The Winners”

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UPDATE 29-09-2016

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21,30,35,100,136

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Annual 1980

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Annual 1981

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Annual 1982,1983,1985

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