HONOURABLE FREDDY

HONOURABLE FREDDY [THE]

This is another serial created by Hall & Walker. It centres around Freddy Briscomb the son of Earl of Briscomb and a refugee from England. He finds himself in a boy’s school called Wiltshire College presumably in Canada. The serial chronicles his adventures from that point. Interestingly, “Freddy” and “Butch” who are enemies at the beginning of the serial become friends.

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“The Honourable Freddy.” Team, Hall & Walker. Better Comics, 2-1, April/May 1942: 32-35.

“The Honourable Freddy.” Team, Hall & Walker. Better Comics, 2-5, December/January 1942: 35-42.

“The Honourable Freddy at Wiltshire College ” Team, Hall & Walker. Better Comics, 3-2, Feb./March, 1944: 41-47.

“The Honourable Freddy. ” Author(s) unidentified. [Bert Bushell?] Better Comics, 3-6, October/November 1944: 18-25.

“The Honourable Freddy.” Team, Hall & Walker. Better Comics, 3-7, December/January 1944/1945: 26-33.

“The Honourable Freddy & His Friend Butch.” Team, Hall & Walker. Better Comics, 4-8, February/ M arch 1945: 40-47.*

“The Honourable Freddy & His Friend Butch In The Land Of The Parthenogenians” Team, Hall & Walker. Better Comics, 5-9, April/May 1945: 40-46.*

“The Honourable Freddy & His Friend Butch And The Parthenogenians” Team, Hall & Walker. Better Comics, 5-10, June/July 1945: 40-47.

“The Honourable Freddy In The Land Of The Parthenogenians” Team, Hall & Walker. Better Comics, 6-1, August/September 1945: 40-47.

*Note volumes 4 & 5 are as shown in Better Comics.

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Illus., Walker. From Better Comics, 2-5, December/January 1942: Front cover.

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Better Comics, 4-8, February/M arch 1945: 45.                                                                An interesting conversation between Hall & Walker and their readers.