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Billy Bunter’s Double, In the early stories, both Bunter and classmate Johnny Bull were described as “stout” in appearance; and it was Magnet illustrator C.

His tight trousers against which boots and canes are constantly thudding, his astuteness in search of food, his postal order which never turns up, have made him famous wherever the Union Jack waves.

You will find him in the Guinness book of records frakn it is estimated that he wrote over 80, words or the equivalent of 1, average length novels.

The Greyfriars Index: Post Publications: The Bunter books ()

Buster Cheeky Weekly Cor!! At this point Cassell took over the publication. I wonder if the current Head of my old school is aware of the illustrious company he is in? Unfortunately, Bunter’s love of the limelight frequently leads him to spoil matters by boasting and exaggerating afterwards. Girl Jinty Misty Tammy.


Callum MacLeod England Steve: Ms King obviously saw this as a correctable anomaly. You’ll find this in facsimile volume no. Billy Bunter’s one main concern is food, although he always seems to manage quite well by scoffing the other boys’ cakes and sweets when their backs are turned.

Big Chief Bunter, I guess that’s a fairly normal list for a young boy. On many levels, Bunter’s character is deeply unattractive.

Billy Bunter – Wikipedia

Several members of Billy Bunter’s family make fairly common appearances in the stories: Some of the more notable examples include:. However, by they had relented, and Hamilton was then able to obtain a contract from publishers Charles Skilton for a series of hardback novels. Lastly, being a grammar schoolboy in the s reading about private schooling in the s The support of the form divides equally between two candidates, leaving Bunter with the casting vote.

He is the living embodiment of several of the seven deadly sins: These defects, however, are not recognised by Bunter. Billy Bunter’s Brainwave, Inthe editors of The Magnet persuaded Charles Hamilton bikly drop the character of Billy Bunter altogether for several editions and attempt a storyline in the style of an action thriller.

Quelch explains to Bob Cherry etc. Billy Bunter’s Beanfeast, Yet despite all of these attributes Hamilton gets the reader to sympathise with the character for his sheer brazen effrontery and his persistence in the face of inevitable failure.


The Bunter books (1947-1965)

For anyone interested in the Greyfriars Fifth Franm, this is a ‘must read’ and contains some information on the actual layout of the school I’ve not previously noticed anywhere else. Bunter’s ventriloquism skills would be used as a means of creating conflict between other characters. Chesterton ; or Percy Griffith, the original editor of The Magnet. You may also be interested in our Gallery of the thirty-eight Yellow Jacket Bunter Books where you can see the design of the wrappers drank check our stock:.

Featured Books Billy Bunter by…. We now have a separate page on The Magnet and Greyfriars. Two other points before I stop. Reg Parlett then took over until Knockout ceased publication inwhen the strip transferred to Valiant comic, and then to TV Comicwhere it ran until Bessie Bunter sister ; Sammy Bunter brother ; Mr.

I know he reprinted over 1, of the 1, total. Bunter Out of Bounds, Views Read Edit View history. He has some famous lines which appear consistently throughout the novels. First published by Cassell