Chucklers Weekly with Bandstand v8#1

Published
28 April 1961
Page count
24
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Charlie Chuckles Club (1954?–1961?)
 
Charlie Chuckles Club (1954?–1961?)

Credits

Editing
Monty Wedd, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide 1. Untitled (The Jackson Twins) Comic story, 1 page

"That Jan and Jill!!! I'm ready to have Junior put a bomb under their bed… or twin rockets."

Featuring

Feature
The Jackson Twins
Genre
Teen

Credits

Writing
Dick Brooks, scripter [signed]
Art
Dick Brooks, line art [signed]
Text
Dick Brooks , letterer
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Captain Justice) Comic story, 1 page

"As Miss Calisher is travelling to Forbes aboard a Cobb and Co. Coach, an attempt is made on her life…"

Featuring

Feature
Captain Justice
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Monty Wedd, scripter [signed]
Art
Monty Wedd, line art [signed]
Text
Monty Wedd , letterer
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Beetle Bailey) Comic story, 1 page

"Let's see… is this the day we go to the rifle range?"

Featuring

Feature
Beetle Bailey
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Mort Walker, scripter [signed]
Art
Mort Walker, line art [signed]
Text
Mort Walker , letterer
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Secret Agent X9) Comic story, 1 page

"It's safe to take off, Vera - Ace and Bombo wont spot us now."

Featuring

Feature
Secret Agent X9
Genre
Spy

Credits

Writing
Bob Lewis, scripter [credited]
Art
Bob Lewis, line art [credited]
Text
Bob Lewis , letterer

Reprint history

Original
Secret Agent X9 daily (King Features Syndicate) 1960-07-21
 
Secret Agent X9 daily (King Features Syndicate) 1960-07-18
 
Secret Agent X9 daily (King Features Syndicate) 1960-07-19
 
Secret Agent X9 daily (King Features Syndicate) 1960-07-23

Notes

This page includes a week's worth of story, but only four of the six strips across the week.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Dixie Dugan) Comic story, 1 page

"You hit the jackpot, Miss Dugan."

Featuring

Feature
Dixie Dugan
Genre
Domestic

Credits

Writing
Renny McEvoy, scripter [signed]
Art
John Striebel, line art [signed as J. Striebel]
Text
John Striebel , letterer
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Little Annie Rooney) Comic story, 1 page

"No, no, Dilbert - those aren't herbs you just picked! They're weeds!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Annie Rooney
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Darrell McClure, scripter [credited]
Art
Darrell McClure, line art [credited]
Text
Darrell McClure , letterer
Show/hide 7. Untitled [Granny off Rocker?] (PUzzles & Pastimes) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
PUzzles & Pastimes

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art (illustration)
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 8. The Racketty Street Gang Text story, 2 pages

Credits

Writing
L. H. Evers, author [credited]
Text
, typeset

Notes

This is the first part of a new serial. This novel was joint winner of the Children's Book of the Year Award: Older Readers in 1962. It was also adapted as a six-part television series in 1961.

Show/hide 9. Untitled (Hey There! With Dig Richards) Text article, 0.5 pages

"Keeping up with Johnny O'Keefe schedule!"

Featuring

Feature
Hey There! With Dig Richards

Credits

Writing
Dig Richards, author [credited]
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Pick of the Week) Text article, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pick of the Week

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 11. Gardner McKay (This Week's Most Asked for Star) Text article, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
This Week's Most Asked for Star

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 12. Meet Lew Luton Text article, 0.75 pages

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 13. Hot New Disks to Win! Text article, 0.25 pages

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 14. Bonanza and the Three Brothers! Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Wonder Questions) Text article, 1 page

"Why does an apple go brown when sliced?"

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Questions

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, letterer

Notes

Includes the patchwork quilt solution and a Birthday Club Enrolment Form.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Chucklers' Corner) Text article, 1 page

"Autograph"

Featuring

Feature
Chucklers' Corner

Credits

Writing
, author (various)
Text
, typeset

Notes

Includes a reader illustration of a horse by Anne Judge, Dandenong.

Show/hide 17. Untitled (Recent Stamps) Text article, 0.33 pages

"Next Wednesday at all Australian post offices the stamp illustrated will go on sale for the first time."

Featuring

Feature
Recent Stamps
Show/hide 18. Untitled (What's the Problem?) Text article, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
What's the Problem?
Show/hide 19. Win Autographs of Famous Stars Text article, 0.25 pages
Show/hide 20. Untitled (What's the Problem?) Text article, 0.55 pages

Featuring

Feature
What's the Problem?
Show/hide 21. Untitled (Editor's Letter) Text article, 0.2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Editor's Letter

Credits

Writing
, author [credited as Charlie Chuckles]
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 22. Untitled (Let's Laugh) Text article, 0.8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Let's Laugh
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 23. Untitled (Nubbin) Comic story, 0.2 pages

"This is wet paint. Turtle, so stay out of it! Do you hear!"

Featuring

Feature
Nubbin
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Jim Burnett, scripter
Art
George Crenshaw, line art [signed as Crandall]
Text
George Crenshaw , letterer

Reprint history

Original
Nubbin daily (King Features Syndicate) 1961 ?
Show/hide 24. The Conways Take Their Cue Text story, 3 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Geoffrey Morgan, author [credited]
Art
, line art (illustration)
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 25. The Tooth Fairy (Junior Story) Text story, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Junior Story

Credits

Writing
Kay Leslie, author [credited]
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 26. Untitled (Joey Jumper Serial) Comic story, 0.25 pages

"Fine traffic policeman you are! Swallowing a rabbit!"

Featuring

Feature
Joey Jumper Serial
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals
Code
279

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 27. Untitled (Exchange) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Exchange

Credits

Writing
, author (various)
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 28. The George Peppard Story Text article, 0.75 pages

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Writing
, author
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 29. Win Paul Anka's New Disc Text article, 0.25 pages

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 67314

Entry created

  • 01/08/2022

Cover added

  • 01/08/2022

Index completed

  • 25/05/2023

Last updated

  • 18/12/2023