Eagle - series 1
The Eagle - series 1 (1950 to 1969)
The Eagle was a boys comic printed on glossy high quailty paper, tabliod sized with full colour detailed inserts to the centre pages. The 1st series was published on (14th April 1950) and rang until (26th April 1969), each year was given a volume number. The new series was relaunched on (27th March 1982) and rang until 1994.
Dan Dare, Captain Pugwash appeared within its pages as well as the 1st UK app of Tintin in 1951.
The format was so popular it spawned a comic for the females called Girl, a junior comic to the Eagle was published called Swift and a paper amied at the younger readers called Robin.
Comics/Free Gifts listed to date...
- Eagle (series 1) - vol. 14 No. 10 - (9th March 1963) - Eagle/Swift Wallet of Soccer Stars +4No. cards
- Eagle (series 1) - vol. 15 No. 41 - (10th Oct 1964) - 4x Olympic medals
- Eagle (series 1) - vol. 19 No. 4 - (27th Jan 1968) - Ford Escort cut out model
Eagle Comic vol.14 No.10
dated (9th March 1963)
The Eagle/Swift Wallet of Soccer Stars+ 4x cards
The holding wallet came with 4x soccer cards which where joint together.
1. Ronnie Clayton
2. Denis Law
3. Ron Springets
4. Cliff Jones
Eagle Comic vol. 15 No. 41
dated - (10th Oct 1964)
4x Olympic medals
Eagle Comic vol. 19 No. 4
dated - (27th Jan 1968)
Ford Escort cut out model