Britannia and eve

ISSUES FEATURING THE WORK OF W. E. JOHNS

 

(I know johns stories were in at least eight issues of this magazine BUT THERE COULD have been more –

I only have three issues in my own collection, but perhaps uniquely, they are all signed by w.e. johns himself(!)

And he has written the title of the story on the cover of the magazine – maybe these were ONCE his own personal copies?)

 

 

THESE STORIES WERE PUBLISHED IN BOOK FORM IN 1950 IN SHORT SORTIES” AND IN 1953 IN “SKY FEVER

 

 

 

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JANUARY 1941

THIS CONTAINED THE STORY “THE QUEST OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE”

 

 

MARCH 1941

THIS CONTAINED THE STORY “BUNKERS” (ALSO KNOWN AS “THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS”)

Click on the cover to see an enlargement and on the story title to see the internal pictures.  Click here to see a close up of the signature

 

 

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APRIL 1941

THIS CONTAINED THE STORY “THE AFFAIR OF THE SCARLET BAND”

(THIS WAS A ‘DOCTOR VANE’ STORY THAT DID NOT APPEAR IN THE BOOK “DOCTOR VANE ANSWERS THE CALL”)

 

 

 

JULY 1941

THIS CONTAINED THE STORY “PERSEUS FLIES AGAIN

Click on the cover to see an enlargement and on the story title to see the internal pictures.  Click here to see a close up of the signature

 

 

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AUGUST 1941

THIS CONTAINED THE STORY “DOUBLE CROSS”

 

 

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NOVEMBER1941

THIS CONTAINED THE STORY “REUNION”

 

 

 

JANUARY 1942

THIS CONTAINED THE STORY “A MATTER OF PREFERMENT

Click on the cover to see an enlargement and on the story title to see the internal pictures.  Click here to see a close up of the signature

 

 

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MARCH 1942

THIS CONTAINED THE STORY “BAD BUSINESS” (ALSO KNOWN AS “BIG BUSINESS”)

 

 

 

 

 

BRITANNIA AND EVE WAS FIRST PUBLISHED IN MAY 1929 AND RAN UNTIL 1957.  ABOVE IS A PICTURE OF THE FIRST ISSUE.

 

 

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