Buster Comic

 

Buster Comics made its first appearence on 28th May 1960 and lasted until it's final issue on 4th January 2000.

Its became quite a flagship title with nearly all major cancelled titles eventually merging with it until Whizzer & Chips became the final comic to join in 3rd November 1990.


Free Gifts/comics listed to date:

  • Buster Birthday Club Badge - (1960s) 2x variants
  • Buster comic #1 - (28th May 1960)  - Buster's Balloon Bleeper
  • Buster comic #3 - (11th June 1960)  - Buster's Dodger Kit
  • Buster Comic - (12th Nov 1960) - Funny False Teeth
  • Buster comic - (21st Sept 1985)  - Clumsy Colin's Broom Broom Bike
  • Buster comic - (27th Sept 1986)  - Buster Fun Wallet
  • Buster comic - (24th Jan 1987) - Weetabix stickers


Buster's Birthday Club Badge - 1960s

Description:

In 1960 you could join Buster's Birthday Club and receive a Buster Badge. The membership form was within the comic.

There was two versions of the badge.

The early version appeared to be made from metal, whereas the later version was plastic.


Buster's Birthday Club Badge

 

Description :

early 1960s - metal variant


Buster's Birthday Club Badge

 

Description :

mid/late 1960s - plastic variant



Buster Comic #1 - 28th May 1960

 

Free Gift - Buster's Balloon Bleeper

 

Description:

Balloon squeaker toy housed in an illustrared envelope

 


Buster Comic #3 - 11th June 1960

 

Free Gift - Buster's Dodger Kit

 

Description:

cardboard eyeglass with eyebrows & connecting nose & pin on moustache housed within a illustrated paper bag.


Buster Comic - (12th Nov 1960)

 

Free Gift - Funny False Teeth/Buster's Toothy Grin

 

Description:

cardboard false teeth housed in an illustrated paper packet


Buster Comic - (21st Sept 1985)

 

Free Gift:

- Clumsy Colin's Broom Broom Bike

 

Description:

Sellotaped to the comic cover housed inside a plastic bag, this cardboard bike is attached to string to be spinned around the head to make a flapping noise or 'Broom-broom' bike noise


Buster Comic - (27th Sept 1986)

 

Free Gift - Buster Fun Wallet

 

Description:

originally this paper wallet came housed flat in a sheet of cardboard with two gag strips attached at either end. This would be punched out & the wallet folded up.

doubled sided gag strips:

Movie Madness/Greengrocery Gags!

Pop Puns!/Just Joking!


Buster Comic - (24th Jan 1987)

 

Free Gift - Weethabix Stickers

 

Description:

A set of six round stickers mounted on a sheet which was originaly wrapped around the cover of the comic.