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Bob Oliver Rogers

Bob Oliver Rogers (1950 – 1979) was a radio producer employed by the British Broadcasting Corporation, between 1973 and 1979, at the BBC’s regional centre in Manchester. He principally produced light entertainment shows for the BBC’s national radio stations, including … Continue reading

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Smash! : The IPC Years – Part 5: Cancellation

Summary: ‘Smash!’ was the most successful of the five ‘Power Comics’ published in Britain in the 1960s by Odhams Press, a division of IPC. Targeted at boys aged 10 to 14, it was published from 1966 to 1971. This article … Continue reading

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Smash! : The IPC Years – Part 4: Changes, More Changes!

Summary: ‘Smash!’ was the most successful of the five ‘Power Comics’ published in Britain in the 1960s by Odhams Press, a division of IPC. Targeted at boys aged 10 to 14, it was published from 1966 to 1971. This article … Continue reading

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Smash! : The IPC Years – Part 3: IPC Adventure

Summary: ‘Smash!’ was the most successful of the five ‘Power Comics’ published in Britain in the 1960s by Odhams Press, a division of IPC. Targeted at boys aged 10 to 14, it was published from 1966 to 1971. This article … Continue reading

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Smash! : The IPC Years – Part 2: Humour and Sporting strips

Summary: ‘Smash!’ was the most successful of the five ‘Power Comics’ published in Britain in the 1960s by Odhams Press, a division of IPC. Targeted at boys aged 10 to 14, it was published from 1966 to 1971. This article … Continue reading

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Smash! : The IPC Years – Part 1: Smash! after Odhams

Summary: ‘Smash!’ was the most successful of the five ‘Power Comics’ published in Britain in the 1960s by Odhams Press, a division of IPC. Targeted at boys aged 10 to 14, it was published from 1966 to 1971. This article … Continue reading

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Smash! : The Odhams Years – Part 4: Crisis in 1968

Summary: ‘Smash!’ was the most successful of the five ‘Power Comics’ published in Britain in the 1960s by Odhams Press, a division of IPC. Targeted at boys aged 10 to 14, it was published from 1966 to 1971. This article … Continue reading

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