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The Victor Comic Stories Reviews Page

Welcome to the reviews page for Victor stories! Each of the reviews below has as an introduction to the story, writer and artist information (if known) and any other interesting trivia titbits. Each review is rounded off with a complete episode(s) from that story. It is hoped that the review will give the reader a flavour of each story and of the various characters.

The lastest reviews have been posted below. For reviews of story titles A - L please please refer to the lower part of this page.

Last updated November 2023.


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Victor Index.
The Victor Index.
The Victor annual page, 1977 front cover. Artist Kennedy.
The Victor annual page.
The Red Dagger page. Artist not known.
The Red Dagger page.
The Victor Summer Special page. Artist Kennedy.
The Victor Summer
Special page.

Hornet story reviews. Front cover 
of issue 13. 
Artwork unknown. © D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd

Hornet story reviews.

Hornet Index.
Hornet Index.
Hotspur story reviews.
Hotspur story reviews.
Hotspur Index.
The Hotspur Index.

Previous Victor comic Stories Reviews

Please note that the reviews are arranged A to Z by title. Words in the title such as 'the' have been ignored as far as the A to Z arrangement is concerned. For example, the title 'The Man with the Brazen Mask' has been indexed under 'M' and can be found in the M to Z reviews section.

SPOILER ALERT - Please note that the reviews of the various strips below outline storylines and conclusions of each series.

A to L reviews.

The Aussies
Are Here
The Battalion - A complete Victor text story.
The Battalion
text story (WW1).

The Black Rider.
The Black Rider
  • WW1 Secret Agent.
  • Blade of Jonathan Blake
    Blade of Jonathan
  • Blake
  • Cleverty's Scouts
    Behind the Crimson Door. A Victor football story.
    Behind the
    Crimson Door -
  • a football story.
  • The Bombs with the Purple Stripe. A Victor story.

    The Bombs with
    the Purple Stripe
    (WW2 Army).

    Braddock -
  • (WW2 RAF).
  • The Bring-em-Back Boys. A Victor story.
    The Bring-'em-
    Back Boys -
  • (WW2 RAF).
  • Send For the B Team.
    Send For
  • The B Team.
  • The Bubble. A Victor story.

    The Bubble - (Sci-fi).

    Cadman - the Fighting Coward.
    Cadman - the Fighting
  • Coward - (WW1 action).
  • Cecil, the Stone-Age Scrapper.
    Cecil, the Stone-Age
  • Scrapper -
  • (boxing/humour).
  • Charlie and the Bossman.
    Charlie and
  • the Bossman.
  • adventure.
  • The Coming of the Bugaboo. A Victor story.
    The Coming of
    the Bugaboo.
    Crib Carson - fighter. A Victor story.
    Crib Carson - boxing.
    Charlie the Tester. A Victor story.
    Charlie the
    Tester - (Humour).
    Countdown to Oblivion.
    Countdown to Oblivion
  • anti-terrorist
  • operation.

  • The Deputy of Colorado Springs
    The Deputy of
    Colorado Springs.
    Duke Farlow
    Is it Cricket? and Howzatt??. Two Victor stories.

    Is it Cricket?

    Daniel Mendoza.
    Daniel Mendoza -
  • (sport / bare-knuckle
  • fighting).
  • The Dragon Flag. A Victor story.
    The Dragon Flag -
  • (Victorian adventure).
  • The Amazing Mr. Eel
  • Mr. Eel.
  • The Fear From Furthest Space
    The Fear
    From Furthest

    Figaro! - (Humour).

    Fighting Tom Cochrane.
    naval action).
    The Fights of the Strong-Box Man.
    The Fights of the
    Strong-Box Man -
  • (adventure
  • Feuding Finnegan.
    Feuding Finnegan.

    Force Five! A Victor story.
    Force Five! -
  • counter-terrorist
  • team.
  • Fred Kay's Crazy Railroad. A Victor story.
    Fred Kay's Crazy
    Railroad - (WW2).
    The Galloping Gunners.
    The Galloping Gunners.
    (colonial war).

    The Gentle
    Gladiators of the Desert.

    Gorgeous Gus. A Victor story.
    Gorgeous Gus-(football).

    Hork the Hunter.

    Hork the Hunter - (Sci-fi).

    Hotfoot Harry

    The Iron Three
    The Iron
    Island of no Return. A Victor story.
    Island of no Return
    (WW2 POW).
    Joe Bones.

    Joe Bones - (WW2).

    Johnny Hop.

    Johnny Hop
    (Australian Police).

    The Khaki Policeman
    The Khaki
  • Policeman.

  • Legend
    of War
    Licence to Steal. A Victor story.
    Licence to Steal

    © D.C. Thomson Ltd & text Adrian Banfield, 2023.