They were the heroes of the printed page, the comic strip characters whose adventures were followed by millions. In this section we look back to the comics of The Fifties, taking a nostalgic trip through time to a golden age of stories and characters still fondly remembered.
MUSIC Remember the one with the glasses? DECADE IN FOCUS From colour TV to Mods and Rockers.. REMEMBER THIS? Were you a moped rider? FLASHBACK 1950 New decade, new hope FLASHBACK 1951 Pension age cut! FLASHBACK 1952 Elvis in trouble FLASHBACK 1953 A right Royal year! FLASHBACK 1954 Shape of things to come... FLASHBACK 1955 Top pops '55 FLASHBACK 1956 Top pops '56 PLAYGROUND HEROES Happy memories of days gone by SIGNS OF THE TIMES Don't knock the rock FLASHBACK 1957 Top pops '57 FLASHBACK 1958 The cost of living in 1958 FLASHBACK 1959 The cost of living in 1959 Jayne - the legend lives on... BLONDE BOMBSHELLS Marilyn - the tragic movie legend FACES OF 53 Their names made headlines FIFTIES SUPERSTARS Legend lives on THE WAY WE WERE Sports days were a racing certainty STARS OF STAGE AND RECORD Queens of comedy ON THE ROAD Kings of the track STARS OF TV AND RADIO 'Cheekie Chappie' the BBC loved to hate WHERE TO SEE THEM CLASSIC FIFTIES MOVIES Movie classics stand the test of time YOU ASK YOU ASK - WE ANSWER KINGS OF THE TRACK Sad end for a great champion ROCK 'N' ROLL FORUM