Williams Publishing and Distributing Co. Ltd.

Williams Publishing and Distributing Co. Ltd. is the publisher name printed on these comics. Other series associated with this publisher might have a variation or an unexpected publisher name printed in the comic.

Details

Country
United Kingdom
Locations

95 Great Portland Street, London W.1. (1971)

St Crispin's Way, Thurmaston, Leicester LE4 8BP (1973)

Operated
1968? – 1973?
Comics
1971? – 1973?
GCD
www.comics.org/publisher/5003
Group
Thorpe & Porter

Notes

The UK publisher commonly known as Thorpe & Porter used or acquired a wide range of publishing names including Arnold Book Co.; Hermitage; Jenson; Strato Publications; Strato Publications Ltd.; Thorpe & Porter (Sales) Ltd.; Thorpe & Porter, Ltd.; Top Sellers Ltd.; and Williams Publishing and Distributing Co. Ltd.

The company was ultimately acquired by Time-Warner (DC Comics) as its European comics publishing arm.

Many of its comics were distributed in Australia with specifically printed local variants that had Australian pricing and/or advertising.

Books and series

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  Title Published % with index % with cover
United Kingdom Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan of the Apes (Williams, 1971 series)
Comic series
#1 (1971) to #66? (1974?) 1.5 % (1 of 66) 78.8 % (52 of 66)
Australia Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan of the Apes (Williams, 1971? series)
Comic series
#115? (1971?) to #158? (1973?) 6.8 % (3 of 44) 81.8 % (36 of 44)
Australia Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan of the Apes (Williams, 1973? series)
Comic series
#1 (1973?) 0.0 % (0 of 1) 100.0 % (1 of 1)