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Ken Reid! His Complete Wham!, Smash! and Pow! Strips - Volume 2: Queen of the Seas, The Nervs and Dare-A-Day Davy

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Ken Reid! His Complete Wham!, Smash! and Pow! Strips - Volume 2: Queen of the Seas, The Nervs and Dare-A-Day Davy
Ken Reid! His Complete Wham!, Smash! and Pow! Strips - Volume 2: Queen of the Seas, The Nervs and Dare-A-Day Davy

Volume 2 features:

• Queen of the Seas from Smash! weekly comics (56 pages)
• Dare-A-Day Davy from Pow! weekly comics (88 pages, including banned Frankenstein episode (reprinted on 2 pages))
• The Nervs from Smash! weekly comics (46 pages)
• The Odhams Years of Ken Reid – Part Two by Irmantas Povilaika (biography, 8 pages).


Ken Reid (1919–1987) was a British comics artist and writer, well-remembered for creating Roger the Dodger, Jonah, Faceache as well as the hilarious Creepy Creations and World-Wide Weirdies.

However, his work for the London publisher Odhams Press Ltd is considered by many to be the best British humour strips of the 1960s.

The two hard-cover volumes are the ultimate collection of Ken's strips in Wham!, Smash! and Pow! comics, collected together for the first time since Odhams Press published them in 1964 – 1969.

They are Frankie Stein – featuring the lovable friendly monster and his desperate hysterical maker Prof Cube, Jasper the Grasper – featuring a Disney-inspired but unmistakably British tight-fisted old skinflint, Queen of the Seas – a serialized maritime extravaganza featuring the pompous captain Enoch Drip and his one-man-crew Bertram Bloop, Dare-A-Day Davy – featuring a boy who can’t resist a dare and shows clear signs of multiple personality disorder, and The Nervs – the absolute pinnacle of coarse, '60s-style politically incorrect satirical hilarity.

Authors: Ken Reid; introductions by Nigel Parkinson, Anthony J. Reid and Irmantas Povilaika
Artist: Ken Reid
Publisher: Irmantas Povilaika, 2018
Number of pages: 210
Format: Hard Cover; Black & White illustrations
Size: 9" x 12" (220mm x 310mm)
ISBN: 9786098180374


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