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EXTRA PAGES

Issues nos. 4, 5, 6 and 7 had four extra pages giving PLUG a total of 24. They were all Plug (the character) related and comprised the four centre pages (page nos. 11-14). Pages 12 and 13 were in colour.

In issue nos. 4, 5 and 6 they comprised the three parts of a 'Supergoon Sportrait' poster. In issue no. 7 the centre spead was entitled 'Plugs & Co.' (a spoof of 'Legs & Co.' - a female dance combo that appeared on 'Top Of The Pops' 1976-81).

The obverse of these pages were four black and white comic features :-
'Plug's Guide to Physical Health and Beauty' (issue no. 4),
'This is Your Life' (no. 5),
'Plug's Grinners Book of Records' (no. 6), and
'Plug's Record Break' (no. 7).

WORLD CUP WALL CHART

1978 was a World Cup year and in issue no. 28, on the bottom right-hand corner of the right-hand Antchester United page, was the first World Cup badge (Tunisia) to be collected, i.e. cut out. A World Cup Wall Chart would be printed "later" to stick the badges on. Another seven badges (Austria, Scotland, Holland, France, West Germany, Italy and Mexico ) appeared before the World Cup Wall Chart graced the centre-pages of issue no. 36, ousting the Antchester United strip that week. There were ten spaces for the badges - two more badges (Argentina and Iran) appeared in the following two weeks. Six countries were not represented - Brazil, Hungary, Peru, Poland, Spain and Sweden.

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Many thanks to r3tr0_gam3r of comicsuk.co.uk for supplying scans of missing badges.