W. E. JOHNS WORK IN JUNIOR MIRROR

 

 

 

FOUR BIGGLES STORIES WERE SERIALISED IN THE “JUNIOR MIRROR” in 32 issues.

I have 22 of the 32 issues in my collection and you can see them here.

 

 

Biggles Foreign Legionnaire – Serialised as “Biggles Joins the Legion”

Published in 10 parts from Issue 1, dated 1st September 1954 until Issue 10, 3rd November 1954, in an abridged form

Issue 1 – 1st September 1954

 

Part One

 

 

Issue 3 – 15th September 1954

 

Part Three

 

 

Issue 6 – 6th October 1954

 

Part Six

 

 

Issue 7 – 13th October 1954

 

Part Seven

 

 

Issue 8 – 20th October 1954

 

Part Eight

 

 

 

 

Biggles in Australia – Serialised as “Biggles Spycatcher

Published in 10 parts from Issue 23, dated 2nd February 1955 until Issue 32, dated 4th May 1955*, in an abridged form

* NB – Due to strike action, the Junior Mirror was not published every week – so these dates are NOT weekly.  There was a five week gap between Issue 30 (23rd March 1955) and Issue 31 (27th April 1955)

Issue 23 – 2nd February 1955

Part One

 

 

Issue 24 – 9th February 1955

 

Part Two

 

Issue 25 – 16th February 1955

 

 

Part Three

 

Issue 27 – 2nd March 1955

 

Part Five

 

Issue 28 – 9th March 1955

 

Part Six

 

Issue 30 – 23rd March 1955

 

Part Eight

 

Issue 31 – 27th April 1955*  (see above)

 

Part Nine

Issue 32 – 4th May 1955

 

Part Ten

 

 

 

No Rest for Biggles – Serialised as “No Rest for Biggles”

Published in 8 parts from Issue 53, dated 28th September 1955 until Issue 60, dated 16th November 1955, in an abridged form

Issue 53 – 28th September 1955

 

Part One

 

Issue 54 – 5th October 1955

 

Part Two

 

Issue 55 – 12th October 1955

 

Part Three

 

Issue 58 – 2nd November 1955

 

Part Six

 

Issue 59 – 9th November 1955

 

Part Seven

 

Issue 60 – 16th November 1955

 

Part Eight

 

 

 

Biggles Takes Charge – Serialised as “Biggles Takes Charge”

Published in 4 parts from Issue 72, dated 8th February 1956 until Issue 75, 29th February 1956, in a very abridged form

Issue 72 – 8th February 1956

 

Part One

 

Issue 73 – 15th February 1956

 

Part Two

 

Issue 74 – 22nd February 1956

 

Part Three

 

Issue 75 – 29th February 1956

 

Part Four

 

In issue 75, it was reported that Junior Mirror was no longer economically viable as a separate newspaper, costing 3d (3 old pence) and it was going to merge with “Women’s Sunday Mirror”

 

 

 

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