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Thunderbirds The Comic was published by Fleetway publications, London England. Issue one went on sale on October 19th 1991 and originally retailed @ 65p, rising to £1.15 by the time of the last issue.

Issues 1, 2 and 3 had a free Thunderbird badge on the cover and the series ran for 89 issues before being cancelled in March 1995. The comic was a mixture of the original cartoon strips produced in the 1960's for the TV 21 magazine and the centre pages contained a cutaway drawing by Graham Bleathman, which he had drawn in 1991.

Issue Number 1Edit

Comic

Issue Number 2Edit

2(comic)
  • Date Published: 2nd November 1991
  • Comic Strip (1): The Earthquake Man, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (2): The Atlantic Tunnel, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (3): The Big Freeze, part 2.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Thunderbird 2.
  • Profiles: Virgil and Parker.
  • Notes: Thunderbird 1 badge, Free gift.


Issue Number 3Edit

3comic
  • Date Published: 16th November 1991
  • Comic Strip (1): The Earthquake Man, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (2): The Atlantic Tunnel, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (3): The Big Freeze, part 3.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Thunderbird 3.
  • Profile: Alan Tracy.
  • Notes: Thunderbird 2 badge, Free gift.


Issue Number 4Edit

4comic
  • Date Published: 30th November 1991
  • Comic Strip (4): Pit of Peril, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (2): The Atlantic Tunnel, part 4.
  • Comic Strip (5): Depthprobe, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (6): The Trapped Spy, Part 1.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Thunderbird 4.
  • Profile: Gordon Tracy.


Issue Number 5Edit

5comic
  • Date Published: 14th December 1991
  • Comic Strip (4): Pit of Peril, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (5): Depthprobe, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (6): The Trapped Spy, Part 2.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Thunderbird 5.
  • Profile: John Tracy.



Issue Number 6Edit

6comic
  • Date Published: 28th December 1991
  • Comic Strip (7): Sun Probe, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (6): The Trapped Spy, Part 3.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Tracy Island.
  • Profile: Jeff Tracy.




Issue Number 7Edit

7comic


Issue Number 8Edit

8comic
  • Date Published: 25th January 1992
  • Comic Strip (7): Sun Probe, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (8): Operation Earthquake, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (9): Tracy Island Exposed, part 2.
  • Cutaway: Braman (Brayman).
  • Cutaway Drawing: The Mole.
  • Spotlight On: The Pod Vehicles.
  • Profile: Brains.

Issue Number 9Edit

9comic
  • Date Published: 8th February 1992
  • Comic Strip (10): Terror In New York City, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (9): Tracy Island Exposed, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (11): The Invisible Ray , part 1.
  • Comic Strip (8): Operation Earthquake, part 3.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Fireflash.



Issue Number 10Edit

10comic



Issue Number 11Edit

11comic



Issue Number 12Edit

12comic
  • Date Published: 24th March 1992
  • Comic Strip (14): The Uninvited, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (12): Talons Of The Eagle, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (11): The Invisible Ray , part 4.
  • Profile: The Hood.
  • Cutaway Drawing: The Hood's Temple and 3E Submarine (Desperate Intruder).
  • Note: Comic strip The Invisible Ray has been renamed "The Vanishing Ray" in error.

Issue Number 13Edit

13comic
  • Date Published: 4th April 1992
  • Comic Strip (14): The Uninvited, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (13): Revolution , part 2.
  • Comic Strip (11): The Invisible Ray, part 5.
  • Comic Strip (12): Talons Of The Eagle, part 4.
  • Profile: Tin-Tin.
  • Cutaway Drawing: The President (Ocean Liner - non related)


Issue Number 14Edit

14comic
  • Date Published: 18h April 1992
  • Comic Strip (14): The Uninvited, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (15): The Space Mirror, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (11): The Invisible Ray, part 6.
  • Comic Strip (16): Antarctic Menage, part 1.
  • Cutaway Drawing: The lost pyramid of Kamandadees (The Uninvited)
  • Notes: Comic strip The Invisible Ray has been renamed "The Vanishing Ray" in error again. No price on comic cover.

Issue Number 15Edit

15comic
  • Date Published: 2nd May 1992
  • Comic Strip (17): City Of Fire, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (15): The Space Mirror, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (18): The Isle Of Arran Riddle, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (16): Antarctic Menage, part 2.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Firefly.
  • Note: Cover price 70p.

Issue Number 16Edit

16comic
  • Date Published: 16th May 1992
  • Comic Strip (17): City Of Fire, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (16): Antarctic Menage, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (18): The Isle Of Arran Riddle, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (19): Visitor From Space , part 1.
  • Cutaway Drawing: FAB 2 (Lady Penelope's Yacht).



Issue Number 17Edit

17comic
  • Date Published: 30th May 1992
  • Comic Strip (17): City Of Fire, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (19): Visitor From Space, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (18): The Isle Of Arran Mystery (Riddle), part 3.
  • Comic Strip (20): Brains Is Dead, part 1.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Monotrain.


Issue Number 18Edit

18comic
  • Date Published: 13th June 1992
  • Comic Strip (22): 30 Minutes After Noon, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (19): Visitor From Space, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (18): The Isle Of Arran Mystery (Riddle), part 4.
  • Comic Strip (20): Brains is Dead, part 2.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Crablogger (Path Of Destruction)



Issue Number 19Edit

19comic
  • Date Published: 27th June 1992
  • Comic Strip (22): 30 Minutes After Noon, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (20): Brains is Dead, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (18): The Isle Of Arran Mystery (Riddle), part 5.
  • Comic Strip (19): Visitor From Space, part 4.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Unity City (Non related).



Issue Number 20Edit

20comic
  • Date Published: 11th July 1992
  • Comic Strip (22): 30 Minutes After Noon, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (20): Brains is Dead, part 4.
  • Comic Strip (18): The Isle Of Arran Mystery (Riddle), part 6.
  • Comic Strip (23): The Space Cannon, part 1.
  • Cutaway Drawing: City of Katania (Non related).




Issue Number 21Edit

21comic
  • Date Published: 25th July 1992
  • Comic Strip (24): The Man From MI.5, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (25): The Olympic Kidnap Plot, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (18): The Isle Of Arran Mystery (Riddle), part 7.
  • Comic Strip (23): The Space Cannon, part 2.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Bereznik Battle Tank (Non related).



Issue Number 22Edit

22comic
  • Date Published: 8th August 1992
  • Comic Strip (24): The Man From MI.5, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (25): The Olympic Kidnap Plot, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (18): The Isle Of Arran Mystery (Riddle), part 8.
  • Comic Strip (23): The Space Cannon, part 3.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Martian Space Probe (Day Of Disaster)



Issue Number 23Edit

23comic
  • Date Published: 22nd August 1992
  • Comic Strip (24): The Man From MI.5, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (26): The Devil's Crag, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (18): The Isle Of Arran Mystery (Riddle), part 9.
  • Comic Strip (27): Eiffel Tower Demolition, part 1.
  • Cutaway Drawing:Jumping Jack Helijet.



Issue Number 24Edit

24comic
  • Date Published: 5th September 1992
  • Comic Strip (28): Martian Invasion, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (27): Eiffle Tower Demolition, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (29): Lady Penelope Meets Parker, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (26): The Devil's Crag, part 2.
  • Poster Thunderbird Two.



Issue Number 25Edit

25comic



Issue Number 26Edit

26comic
  • Date Published: 3rd October 1992
  • Comic Strip (28): Martian Invasion, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (30): The Hawaiian Lobster Menace, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (29): Mr. Steelman (Lady Penelope Meets Parker), part 3.
  • Comic Strip (31): Nuclear Threat, part 2.
  • Poster: The Reconstruction of Thunderbird 5.


Issue Number 27Edit

27comic
  • Date Published: 17th October 1992
  • Comic Strip (32): Atlantic Inferno, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (31): Nuclear Threat, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (29): Mr. Steelman (Lady Penelope Meets Parker), part 4.
  • Comic Strip (33): The Time Machine , part 1.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Lady Penelope's Ranch. (Bonga Bonga)



Issue Number 28Edit

28comic
  • Date Published: 31st October 1992
  • Comic Strip (32): Atlantic Inferno, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (34): The Zoo Ship, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (29): Mr. Steelman (Lady Penelope Meets Parker), part 5.
  • Comic Strip (33): The Time Machine, part 2.
  • Profile: Kyrano.



Issue Number 29Edit

29comic
  • Date Published: 14th November 1992
  • Comic Strip (32): Atlantic Inferno, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (34): The Zoo Ship, part 2.
  • Comic Strip (29): Mr. Steelman (Lady Penelope Meets Parker), part 6.
  • Comic Strip (33): The Time Machine, part 3.
  • Cutaway Drawing: World Navy Aircraft Carrier Atlantic.
  • Profile: Derek Meddings


Issue Number 30Edit

30comic
  • Date Published: 28th November 1992
  • Comic Strip (35): Brink Of Disaster, part 1.
  • Comic Strip (34): The Zoo Ship, part 3.
  • Comic Strip (29): Mr. Steelman (Lady Penelope Meets Parker), part 7.
  • Comic Strip (33): The Time Machine, part 4.
  • Cutaway Drawing: Mateo Island (International Rescue's supply and repair base).
  • Posters: All 5 Thunderbird craft and the Mole.

Part 2 (Issues 31 - 60)Edit

For part 2 (issues 31 - 60)

Main article: Thunderbirds The Comic Part 2

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