People argued to me that Action lost its way by mid-1976.
After December 4th, the character of Action changed.
Dredger – “rip-off” of Dirty Harry with a touch of The Ipcress File.
The next extract followed the reprinted material from Kids Rule OK.
Kids Rule OK – the worst villain of the piece.
The next extract followed the reprinted material from Death Game 1999.
A “rip-off’ of Rollerball, but with a difference.
The next extract followed the reprinted material from Look Out For Lefty.
Look Out For Lefty was not the first football story in Action.
The next extract follows the reprinted material from Hook Jaw.
Throughout Action’s history, Hook Jaw was consistently the most popular story.
Action as a hidden pot of virtues, all misunderstood sweetness and light.
The moralism of Action’s critics finds a voice on the inside.
The revenge of the critics and moralists.
The Coffin Sub was the first to go.
Saturday, October 23 1976 must have seemed a pretty ordinary day when it began.