Written by Ant Jones, the Garth feature, devoted to the Mirror newspaper’s long-running adventure hero, currently being reprinted with colour by Martin Baines, is about the underrated influence that artist John Allard had on the strip.
The magazine also features a Roy of the Rovers and Gerry Anderson Supercar article.
Here’s a list of the contents:
• Blood Swept Lands – Ceramic poppies at the Tower of London
• The Goodwood Revival 2014
• Danger Down the Line – the explosive story of the branch line to Marlborough
• Puckoon – Spike Milligan’s fictional town
• Dressed to Impress – Power dressing at the Design Museum
• Hedgehoppers Anonymous – the band who fell foul of the RAF
• Sporting Supermen – where was Roy of the Rovers when we needed him?
• The London Blitz of World War One – the German bomber raids of 1916
• The Who – 50 years of maximum R&B
Far From Idle – the canal women of World War Two
• Postcard from… Suffolk
• Master’s Choice – Museum curators on the favourite items in their collections
• The Hyde Park Pet Cemetery
• Paul Temple – Francis Durbridge’s amateur sleuth
• Richard Attenborough – a tribute to the saviour of British cinema
• Supercar – Gerry Anderson’s miracle of the age
• Garth – the Daily Mirror’s time travelling superhero
• Best of British, November 2014 is only out in the shops until around 29th November 2014 but you can also get it online: www.bestofbritishmag.co.uk/current-issue