Wednesday, 9 January 2019

1962, Belgian comics: "Piet Pienter en Bert Bibber: De dubbel-koolzure-soda-bom"

In 1962 the 18th "Piet Pienter en Bert Bibber" album "De dubbel-koolzure-soda-bom" (translation: "The double-carbonated soda bomb") was published. The series "Piet Pienter en Bert Bibber" was created by Pom alias Jozef Van Hove in 1950.

No 18 "De dubbel-koolzure-soda-bom"
  • black and white
  • publisher: De Vlijt
  • never published in English
  • story and drawings by Pom (Jozef Van Hove)
  • pre-publication in "Gazet van Antwerpen"
No 18 "De dubbel-koolzure-soda-bom"
The story was pre-published in the newspaper "Gazet van Antwerpen" from 11 September 1961 to 29 January 1962. The main characters are Piet Pienter, Bert Bibber, Susan, Professor Kumulus, Stanske, Theo Flitser, John F. Blubber, Fred and companion, Clark Powerlite, Number 17, Number 5, Pino Rossa, Major Blaaskopski, Natalia Prrrrtscha, Major Smallentuubski, Professor Krrrkbmski, President D.A.R., the General.
Bert Bibber, Susan and Theo Flitser
Major Blaaskopski and Natalia Prrrrtscha
John F. Blubber and Professor Kumulus
Professor Kumulus, Fred and companion
Professor Kumulus, Piet Pienter, Bert Bibber and Susan
Number 5 and Number 17
Synopsis
Professor Kumulus has secluded himself in an abandoned villa to work on his new formula to produce cheap nuclear energy based on double-carbonated soda. There are, however, a lot of privateers on the coast including the American John F. Blubber...
Pino Rossa
Pino Rossa and Major Blaaskopski
Clark Powerlite
Professor Krrrkbmski, President D.A.R. and the General
Major Smallentuubski and Bert Bibber
Stanske and Professor Kumulus
Cars
  • Ford Taunus 12M (G13 1958-1959) (“Weltkugeltaunus” translation: “Globe Taunus”), Piet's car
  • Ford Fairlane (500) (1961)
  • Ford Anglia Sportsman (1962)
  • Mercedes-Benz W 120
  • Volkswagen 1100 (Type 1, Beetle)
  • Ford Taunus 12M (G13 1952-1958) (“Weltkugeltaunus” translation: “Globe Taunus”)
  • Ford Zodiac Mark II Saloon (206E)
  • Ford Thames Trader
  • Unknown vehicle based on the Willys Jeep

Ford Taunus 12M (G13 1958-1959)
(“Weltkugeltaunus” translation: “Globe Taunus”), Piet's car
Ford Fairlane (500) (1961)
Ford Anglia Sportsman (1962)
Ford Anglia Sportsman (1962)
Mercedes-Benz W 120
Ford Anglia Sportsman (1962) and Volkswagen 1100 (Type 1, Beetle)
Ford Taunus 12M (G13 1952-1958) (“Weltkugeltaunus” translation: “Globe Taunus”)
Ford Zodiac Mark II Saloon (206E)
Ford Thames Trader
Unknown vehicle based on the Willys Jeep

Tuesday, 25 December 2018

1961, Car Market: UK

This is an overview of all British made cars in 1961.

AC Ace / Ace-Bristol / Ace 2.6
- L6, 1991 cc / 1971 cc / 2553 cc
- Cabrio

AC Aceca / Aceca-Bristol / Aceca 2.6
- L6, 1991 cc / 1971 cc / 2553 cc
- Coupé

AC Greyhound
- L6, 1971 cc / 1991 cc / 2216 cc
- Saloon

Alvis TD21
- L6, 2993 cc
- Saloon

Ashley Sportiva
- L4, 1172 cc
- Cabrio / Coupé

Aston Martin DB4
- L6, 3670 cc
- Cabrio / Coupé

Austin-Healey 3000
- L6, 2912 cc
- Cabrio

Austin-Healey Sprite Mk I
- L4, 948 cc
- production ended in 1961
- Cabrio

Austin-Healey Sprite Mk II
- L4, 948 cc
- Cabrio

Austin Seven (Mini Mark I)
- L4, 850 cc
- Saloon / Estate / Van

Austin A35
- L4, 948 cc
- Estate / Panel Van

Austin Metropolitan Series IV
- L4, 1,200 cc
- Cabrio / Coupé

Austin A40
- L4, 948 cc
- Saloon / Estate / Van

Austin A55 / A60 Cambridge Mark II
- L4, 1489 cc / 1622 cc / L4 Diesel engine
- Saloon / Estate

Austin A99 / A110 Westminster
- L6, 2912 cc
- Saloon

Austin Gipsy
- L4, Petrol / Diesel engine
- 4x4

Austin FX4
- L4, 2178 cc Diesel
- Taxicab

Beardmore Mk7 Paramount Taxicab
- L4, 1508 cc or 1703 cc (Ford) / L4 Diesel (Perkins)
- Taxicab

Bedford CA
- L4, 1500 cc
- Van

Bentley S2
- V8, 6230 cc
- Saloon, Cabrio

Bond Minicar Mark F (Sharp's Commercials Ltd)
- B2, 247 cc
- three-wheeled
- Cabrio, Coupé, Saloon, Van

Bristol 406
- L6, 2216 cc
- production ended in 1961
- Sport Saloon

Bristol 407
- V8, 5130 cc (Chrysler)
- Sport Saloon

Buckler DD2
- various engines
- Cabrio

Buckler BB100
- various engines
- Cabrio
No Photo Available
Commer FC
- L4, 1,500 cc
- Panel Van / many conversions

Commer Cob
- L4, 1494 cc
- Panel Van

Commer KC 40 Walk-Thru Van
- L6, 2965 cc / L4 Diesel
- Panel Van / Many conversions

Daimler Majestic
- L6, 3794 cc
- Saloon

Daimler Majestic Major
- V8, 4561 cc
- Saloon

Daimler Limousine DR450
- V8, 4561 cc
- Saloon

Daimler SP250
- V8, 4561 cc
- Cabrio

Elva Courier
- L4, 1,588 cc (MGA engine)
- Cabrio

Fairthorpe Electron Minor
- L4, 948 cc (Standard engine)
- Cabrio

Ford Popular 100E
- L4, 1172 cc
- Saloon

Ford Prefect 107E
- L4, 997 cc
- production ended in 1961
- Saloon

Ford Escort (100E)
- L4, 1172 cc
- production ended in 1961
- Estate

Ford Thames 300E
- L4, 1172 cc
- production ended in 1961
- Panel Van

Ford Anglia 105E
- L4, 997 cc
- Saloon / Estate / Van

Ford Thames 307E
- L4, 997 cc
- Panel Van

Ford Consul Mark II 204E
- L4, 1703 cc
- Cabrio / Saloon / Estate

Ford Consul Classic 109E
- L4, 1340 cc
- Saloon

Ford Consul Capri 109E
- L4, 1340 cc
- Coupé

Ford Zephyr Mark II 206E
- L6, 2553 cc
- Saloon / Estate (conversion) / Cabrio (conversion)

Ford Zodiac Mark II 206E
- L6, 2553 cc
- Saloon / Estate (conversion) / Cabrio (conversion)

Ford Thames 400E
- L4, 1703 cc / 1600 cc Diesel
- Van / Pickup / Minibus

Gilbern GT
- L4, 1,588 cc (MGA engine)
- Coupé

Ginetta G3
- L4, 1172 cc (Ford engine)
- Cabrio / Coupé

Ginetta G4 S1
- L4, 997 cc (Ford Anglia 105E engine)
- Cabrio / Coupé
No Photo Available

Hilman Minx Series IIIC
- L4, 1494 cc
- Saloon / Estate / Cabrio

Hillman Super Minx Mk I
- L4, 1592 cc
- Saloon

Humber Super Snipe Series III
- L6, 2965 cc
- Saloon / Estate

Humber Hawk Series II
- L4, 2267 cc
- Saloon / Estate

Jaguar Mark IX
- L6, 3781 cc
- production ended in 1961
- Saloon

Jaguar Mark X
- L6, 3781 cc
- Saloon

Jaguar Mark 2
- L6, 2483 cc / 3442 cc / 3781 cc
- Saloon

Jaguar XK150
- L6, 3442 cc / 3781 cc
- production ended in 1961
- Cabrio / Coupé

Jaguar E-Type
- L6, 3781 cc
- Cabrio / Coupé

Lagonda Rapide
- L6, 3995 cc
- Saloon

Lotus Elite (Lotus 14)
- L4, 1216 cc
- Coupé

MG MGA 1600 Mark II
- L4, 1,622 cc
- Cabrio / Coupé

MG Midget
- L4, 948 cc
- Cabrio

MG MG Magnette Mark III / Mark IV
- L4, 1489 cc / 1622 cc
- Saloon

Morgan 4/4 Series III & IV
- L4, 997 cc Ford Anglia 105 engine / 1340 cc Ford Classic 109E engine
- Cabrio

Morgan Plus 4
- L4, 1991 cc Triumph TR3 engine
- Cabrio

Morris Mini-Minor (Mini)
- L4, 850 cc
- Saloon / Estate / Van

Morris Minor 1000
- L4, 948 cc
- Saloon / Estate / Cabrio

Morris Oxford series V & VI
- L4, 1489 cc / 1622 cc
- Saloon / Estate

Morris Commercial J-type
- L4, 1489 cc
- production ended in 1961
- Van / Pickup / Minibus

Morris Commercial J2
- L4, 1489 cc
- Van / Pickup / Minibus

Morris Commercial J4
- L4, 1622cc
- Van / Pickup / Minibus

Reliant Regal Mk VI
- L4, 747cc
- Saloon / Estate

Reliant Sabre
- L4, 1703 cc Ford Consul 204E engine
- Cabrio / Coupé

Riley Elf (Mini)
- L4, 850 cc
- Saloon

Riley One-Point-Five
- L4, 1489 cc
- Saloon

Riley 4 Sixty Eight / Seventy Two
- L4, 1489 cc / 1622 cc
- Saloon

Rochdale Olympic Phase I
- various engines
- Coupé

Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II
- V8, 6230 cc
- Saloon / Coupé (coachbuilders) / Cabrio (coachbuilders)

Rolls-Royce Phantom V
- V8, 6,230 cc
- Saloon

Rover 80 (P4)
- L4, 2300 cc
- Saloon

Rover 100 (P4)
- L6, 2600 cc
- Saloon

Rover 3-Litre (P5 Mark I)
- L6, 2995 cc
- Saloon

Rover Land Rover Series II
- L4, 2000 cc / 2250 cc / 2000 cc Diesel
- production ended in 1961
- 4x4

Rover Land Rover Series IIA
- L4, 2250 cc / 2250 cc Diesel
- 4x4

Singer Gazelle IIIB / IIIC
- L4, 1494 cc / 1592 cc
- Saloon / Estate / Cabrio

Singer Vogue I
- L4, 1592 cc
- Saloon / Estate

Standard Ensign
- L4, 1670 cc
- Saloon / Estate

Standard Vanguard Vignale
- L4, 2088 cc
- Saloon / Estate / Panel Van

Standard Vanguard Six
- L6, 1998 cc
- Saloon / Estate

Sunbeam Rapier III / IIIA
- L4, 1494 cc / 1592 cc
- Saloon / Cabrio

Sunbeam Alpine Series II
- L4, 1592 cc
- Cabrio

TVR Grantura Series II
- L4, 1216 cc / 1340 cc Ford engine / 1588 cc BMC engine / 1622 cc BMC engine
- Coupé

Triumph Herald / Herald 1200
- L4, 948cc / 1147 cc
- Saloon / Coupé / Cabrio / Estate

Triumph TR3A
- L4, 1991 cc
- Cabrio

Triumph TR4
- L4, 2,138 cc
- Cabrio

Turner Sports Mk II
- L4, various engines
- Cabrio

Vanden Plas Princess 3-litre
- L6, 2912 cc
- Saloon

Vauxhall Victor FB / VX4/90 FB
- L4, 1508 cc / 1595 cc
- Saloon / Estate

Vauxhall Cresta PA
- L6, 2,651 cc
- Saloon / Estate

Warwick GT
- L4, 1991 cc
- Coupé

Wolseley Hornet
- L4, 850 cc
- Saloon

Wolseley 1500
- L4, 1489 cc
- Saloon

Wolseley 15/60 / 16/60
- L4, 1489 cc / 1622 cc
- Saloon