Tornado was a short-lived weekly British comic magazine published for 22 issues by IPC Magazines between March  and August After the cancellations of the Starlord and Action titles, IPC launched Tornado as a way to use up stories already commissioned for the other titles. Like Action it was a mixed title featuring war, detective, horror and science fiction stories.
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Thanks for that, Mark. I was aware of Tornado but I'm quite keen to read it now. Looks like you've done your research — for example I was already curious as to why Sexton Blake became Victor Drago, but now I don't need to look it up. You're right about comic mergers being "a childhood bane", it was never good news.
Advanced Search Know the image number? The Tornado Comics And Cartoons collected from fifty of the best cartoonists. These are available for you to license for booksmagazinesnewsletterspresentations and websites.
Advanced Search Know the image number? The Tornado Comic Strips gathered from over thirty leading newspaper comic strips. These are available for you to license for booksmagazinesnewsletterspresentations and websites.
Brilliant post, Lew. Particularly because I was a fan of this comic and bought it every week. I even liked the Mysterons own strips.
Relevant to what's coming Be aware that some of these comics may be published by Fantagraphics Books, the entity which also administers the posting of this column, and that I also run a podcast with an employee of Nobrow Press. Not every listed item will necessarily arrive at every comic book retailer, in that some items may be delayed and ordered quantities will vary.
No recent wiki edits to this page. The theme of the comic was heroes - heroes from the past, present and future. A Summer Special was released in and two hardbacked Annuals followed in and