An almost but not quite complete E C Ryder/J Edward Oliver episode guide
Almost every edition of the JEO strip began with a punning title. At the bottom was a Next Week pun. Reading these gives an idea of the story and other events.
Ep
Title
Next  week
The early years: Disc and Music Echo
1
Will E C Ryder summon a Demon? Will he be thrown out on the street? Will Shakespeare?
First episode
2
Can E C Ryder discover WHERE IT'S AT? Can Elf Garnett grant his wish? Can did camera?
3
More thrills! More excitement! More haste, less speed!
4
Will E C Ryder paint his hair black and join the cast of 'Paint Your Wig On'?
5
Will Ronan O'Really's pirate station work? Will the crew's plot work? Will the TV net work?
6
Will the Strawberry Preserve make Carolion TV Britain's first Jelly-vision service?
7
E C Ryder forms a new group called "Carbon Dioxide". It's a gas!
8
Will E C Ryder reach the Pop Festival and get a job in the Wight House?
9
How will E C Ryder and Elf Garnett cope with this Arresting development?
10
Who is this strange woman? Who is the mysterious Dr. Klodd? Who tennany?
11
How can E C Ryder escape from jail? How can he foil the mysterious Dr. Klodd? How can you tell if there are elephants in your fridge?
First numbered episode
12
Can E C Ryder save the Festival? Can E C Ryder save the world? Can E C Ryder save Green Shield stamps?
13
Will Ena Sharples desert Dr Rossi and marry Soames Forsythe? One hint: the worst is yet to come.
14
Disc and Music Echo makes another attempt at the world record for the maximum number of word balloons in the minimum amount of space
15
What will happen as E C Ryder hurtles towards the furthest reaches of the galaxy? Watch this space!
16
October 4th - October 10th
17
Will the furries reduce E C Ryder to a height of twelve inches? Will he suffer a foot worse than death?
18
Will E C Ryder jump out of the frying pan into the fur? Will we run out of fur jokes? How fur can we go.
19
special guest star - Alpha Centauri
20
For more high powered action, spine-tingling suspense and pulse pounding adventure, why not try reading the John Peel column?
21
Another exciting episode of E C Ryder, the cartoon strip for the seventies (or perhaps for people even younger)
22
in Super Screenerama Vision
Disc attempts to sell E C Ryder to the USA. Will this make cents?
Strip goes into a wide format
23
Special episode for our Australian readers
Upside down
24
Planet of the Capes
We advise you to swallow a worm on a hook and await the next episode with bated breath!
25
Wombattle of Britain
What will happen when E C Ryder blows up a giant 60ft. balloon? One hint: the burst is yet to come.
26
Ghost-writers in the sky
Special Christmas issue... will E C Ryder go down to the beach and watch the Yule tide?
27
A Christmas Caroline
A Merry Christmas to all our reader
28
Fright Christmas
Will E C Ryder's girlfriend take off her clothes and go to a costume party as Christmas Eve?
29
Trouble Bruin
To celebrate the new year, will E C Ryder make 331/3 resolutions per minute?
30
The Bear Essentials
Four blank pictures for people who can't stand comic strips!
31
Ketchup My Soul!
Bad news for all Shakespeare lovers... he's already married!
32
The Merchant of Menace
Hear Macbeth's famous speech, "Is this Mick Jagger I see before me?"
33
Kodak, Prints of Denmark
Will Romeo be able to pay Juliet's restaurant bill, or will Romeo owe for wot Juliet ate?
34
A Midsummer Night's Scream
Will E C Ryder construct a jetty for a desert chieftain? Will he build a sheik's pier?
35
The Sound of the Baskervilles
Will E C Ryder discover that Sherlock Holmes remembers a fish, or is there no plaice like Holmes?
36
Holmes Sweet Holmes
There's something funny going on... but it isn't this comic strip!
37
Inn in Inverness
Will E C Ryder double the sale of Sandie Shaw's latest single, or will he not buy a copy either?
38
J Edward Oliver in The Oxford English Dictionary
Memo to the Editor: Don't let me forget to write a "Next Week" caption for this space - J Edward
by E C Ryder
39
Loch Before You Leap
Will E C Ryder subtract 12,963 from 57,294? Will he make any more brilliant deductions?
40
Sherlock Ness Monster
Guest starts galore... or had you already guest?
41
...and a Holst of Stars
Before visiting the supermarket, will E C Ryder make out his Chopin Liszt?
42
For ever and ever, Eamonn
Will E C Ryder stick a 3p stamp on his forehead to prove he is a first-class male?
43
Love Gory
Special permissive edition for mature readers only (THAT should sell more copies of next week's DISC!)
44
Next Thursday for seven days, E C Ryder in a J Edward Oliver presentation
Leaving the TV studio, E C Ryder and Elf Garnett find themselves in a forest, but it is so cold they don't realise where they are... they can't see the wood for the freeze!
45
Tomb it may concern
More terror as Dr Jekyll goes to the South of France... to tan his Hyde
46
The Morgue the merrier
Learn the answers to such vital questions as 'If nobody lives on the moon, how come it's so often full?'
47
Hyde and Shriek
E C Ryder falls into Dracula's swimming pool and discovers that blood is thicker than water.
48
The curse of Frankenswine (Damn!)
Musicechovision 30 with an even simpler viewing method, using merely four old socks, two telephone kiosks and a rope ladder
Special 3D edition
49
Time does not pay
Has the trip to the past injured E C Ryders foot? Is it true that Time wounds all heels?
50
I'll B C ing you
In order to cut down the number of typographical errors, Disc employs a new preaf rooder!
51
All our Yesterdaze
Special Christmas issue wishing our readers all the best for 1972... Another FIRST for Disc!
First appearance of Fresco-Le-Raye, 5/06/1971
52
Pterodactyl we meet again
The Rolling Stonehenge emigrate to France... they've got a lot of Gaul!
One year old
53
E C does it
E C Ryder meets the God of Thunder, who is practising his arithmetic... he stands out like a Thor sum!
54
Little Red Robin Hood
Will Henry VIII extend his jurisdiction over household pets? Will this be known as reigning cats and dogs?
55
Black Booty
Exciting episode featuring gigantic APE eating Baked Beans entitled "Kong with the Wind"
56
It takes Tudor tango
Will E C Ryder succeed in fermenting his wine or is it just sour grapes?
57
Guard only knows
Will E C Ryder conduct a campaign against public apathy, or will he just not bother?
58
It stands to treason
Will E C Ryder find himself in the age of the sinful midi skirt. Will he arrive in Midi-evil times?
59
Malice in Wonderland
It finally happens... we use so many word balloons that there is no room left for many pictures.
60
Alleys in Sunderland
Will E C Ryder pay a reduced price for a car made of concrete? Will he drive a hard bargain?
61
Alison won the land
Will E C Ryder disguise himself as a pair of glasses? Will he make a spectacle of himself?
62
Ali's seen Wonderland
Hear the Mad Hatter's famous slogan, "Liberty, Equality, Quickbrewty!"
63
Palace in Wonderland
BBC TV presents a recipe for onion and cucumber pie (to be repeated later in the evening)
64
Justice song at twilight
Will the Queen pass sentence, or is she just going through a phrase?
65
Mutiny on the Mars Bar
Meet the Welsh undertaker gardener in an exciting episode entitled "20,000 leeks under the sea"
66
E C Ryder dons "De Gaulle Stones"
La semaine prochaine: E C Ryder met son film chez le photographe. Faites attention pour les developments tres excitants.
par J Edouard Olivier
67
Obscene and Heard
E C Ryder invents a buckle-less belt, but has to abandon the idea due to lack of support.
68
Carps and Robbers
E C Ryder finds that Captain Meano has no sole, and is soon put in his plaice.
69
Phlight of Fancy
E C Ryder is offered a lift by bank robbers who use radar-guided trucks. But will E C Ryder ride a radar raider?
70
Peanuts to you!
more thrills and excitement as Disc is sued by Charles M Schultz
71
You're a good man, Arthur Brown
Will E C Ryder finally meet defeat? Will he even meet de arms or de legs?
72
The Hound of Music
Did Elf Garnett change E C Ryder deliberately, or was it just a flook?
73
The Acid Test
Can J Edward Oliver devise another cunning scheme to get the same amount of money for less work?
74
More Waste Less Speed
Special 100th episode of E C Ryder (25 weeks early to save time)
75
Spaced Out
J Edward Oliver devises a plan to get even more pictures in the same amount of space (free magnifying glass with each copy).
76
Save the last trance for me
DISC becomes the first pop paper to print its cover on page three to prevent it getting dirty
77
Pop goes the wevil
Exclusive DISC report reveals that record companies are to halve the price of LPs, Englebert Humperdinck is to star in the film version of "The Beano", and April Fool's Day is to be held in December.
78
Nothing but the tooth
Will E C Ryder meet a reptile with magic powers in the snow storm? Will he encounter a blizzard wizard lizard?
79
Yule be sorry
Exclusive Disc feature confirms that excessively loud pop music definitely does NOT cause a lack of concentration lack of concentration.
80
You sleigh me
A Merry Christmas to all our Ryders!
Christmas special 1971
Full page, with J. Edward Oliver's Merry Diversions
81
Seven Deadly Synopsis
Spike Milligan dresses up as a woman and joins the Dragoons!
Full page, including pop predictions for 1972
82
A Hard Knight's Day
King Wenceslas pawns his alarm clock in the hope of getting something on tick.
83
Another exciting episode that will leave you speechless!
No word balloons on this episode
84
Oliver Newton-John
A C I D man searching for a criminal in the workhouse identifies himself with the words: "police, Sir... I want Sam Moore"
85
Oliver Twit
E C Ryder attempts to obtain an island in Polynesia by asking "Please Sir, I want Samoa!"
86
Oliver and bacon
Twiggy decides to become a straight actress
87
Opportunity Rocks
E C Ryder invents a new dance to be performed in an oil-stained mink coat... the Oily Fur Twist
88
Brand New Quixote
Another exciting "next week" caption!
89
A Knight on the Tiles
Yoko Ono gives a free yo-yo with every can of her new drink... Yo-yo Yoko Cocoa
Return of Fresco-Le- Raye (still unnamed)
90
Dragon with the wind
E C Ryder meets a rabbit who sleeps on a hacksaw... He's like a hare with a saw bed!
91
Force alarm
Thrills galore as J Edward Oliver is beaten up by 3,000 enraged Chartered Accountants!
92
Journey to Atlantis A game for Heads (and Tails)
E C Ryder forms a society to combat violence in the cinema. They beat up Stanley Kubrick.
93
The Account of Monte Cristo
Popeye visits his girl-friend's card school. Yes, he sees Olive-at-whist!
Name the dinosaur competition
94
Freud onions
E C RYDER is invited to join a game of cricket... but there's a catch in it!
95
Sea Sore
The writer of these "next week" captions is prosecuted under the Trades Discriptions Act.
96
retained by public demand!
Judy Collins issues her new single - "Slow march: Scotland the Brave"
Back to a square format
97
Thistle teach you!
Will E C Ryder attempt to get on a horse? The excitement is mounting!
98
It's about Thyme!
E C Ryder spends a night under CANVASS and wakes up with a CAMP PAIN!
99
Anemone of the state
Another great DISC, the music paper with the best photos, the best features and two blank pages in every issue
Results of the name the dinosaur competition
100
That's fern 'nuff
Suspense, intrigue, shocks, fast-moving action... and that's just the CHARTS!
101
Roses are red, Violence is blue
Another episode of E C RYDER, the cartoon strip that is DIFFERENT (mainly it's not funny)
102
Morgue haste, less speed
This week had a backwards next week caption ("special episode for our more backward readers!")
103
Me and Julio Down by The Ghoulyard
E C Ryder visits a display of notorious road-hogs... the Tootin Car-men Exhibition
104
Meet me on the Coroner
Learn the answer to this and other important questions!
Two years old
105
Fangs for the memory
Al Capone sells E C Ryder an encyclopaedia then threatens to kill him because he knows too much!
106
Shock it to me
The writers of our "Next Week" captions come out in sympathy and
107
The malady lingers on
DISC celebrates the fifteenth anniversary of the rumour that Elvis is about to visit Britain
108
All I have to do is scream
How much longer can E C Ryder hold out? How much longer can Dr Vibes triumph. How much longer can the Beeb keep showing the same old "Tom and Jerry's"?
109
Say a little scare for me
Will E C Ryder be cut into slices, or will he do something even rasher?
110
The sword is mightier than the pendulum
J Edward Oliver considers giving Pop Pun contest winners a copy of his latest book... that would be a novel prize!
111
Souled and healed
will the famous police doctor, Sir John Police Doctor, find his path blocked? Or will Sir John, the surgeon with serge on, surge on?
112
Some day my prints will come
E C Ryder finds himself in the centre of a hard-hitting, fearless exposure of the music pres. J Edward Oliver finds himself suddenly unemployed.
113
Til depth us do part
E C Ryder visits a timber yard but cannot decide whether to plan shelves of shelve plans.
114
Diction of Dock Green
A tin of dog food inspires E C Ryder to write a new song: "Whale meat again (don't know where, don't know when)"
115
Man, use crypt
E C Ryder buys an antique witness box... but it will never stand up in court
116
No noose is good news
MCA release the Murray Head single "Jesus Christ Superstar" for the 25th time and it still doesn't sell
117
The last writes
A "Discord" secretary keeps horizon E C Ryder as he comes interview
Win your name in noodles  contest
118
L'amour the merrier
E C Ryder meets a nurse who makes medicine from twisted hair, but their relationship is strictly plait- tonic
119
Lord of the Strings
The Witch Queen of Penge gives Mick Jagger and Keith Richard a poisoned chicken in an attempt to kill two Stones with one bird.
120
121
Alice Through the Looking Glass (expurgated version)
E C Ryder joins the Sin-dicate. Is he a mere porn in their game? Will he get bawd? Vice he doing this?
122
The charts would be a fine thing
Hans Christian Andersen refuses to work unless he is surrounded by spotlights... many lights make Hans work
123
String something simple
Wanda Jackson marries Howard Hughes, divorces him, marries Henry Kissinger, and then sings "I'm Wanda Hughes Kissinger now"
124
A string in the tale
Special episode to celebrate out 2,570th word balloon (we kid you not!)
125
Your twiny hand is frozen
E C Ryder drops Tony Blackburn into a hole. Will this be lowering the tone?
126
Now letters pay
DISC, the music paper that is different, brings you three whole pages without a single mention of Michael Jackson or Donny Osmond
127
It makes me thick
we suggest Classical records that would make ideal gifts. Remember, there are only 27 Chopin days to Christmas!
128
What a Boa!
A senseless parody of Tony Blackburn, Noel Edmonds and Stuart Henry.
129
Strings ain't what they used to be.
As his girl-friend bares her bosom, E C Ryder says "Thanks for the mammary"
130
Slay Ride
E C Ryder stars in a parody of the Nativity story: J Edward Oliver is smitten by a plague of locusts.
131
The twelve Daze of Christmas
Special to welcome 1974 - another FIRST for Disc
Christmas 1972
Full page with Test your personality questions
132
Sex of the best
E C Ryder attends a New Year's ball for spies, where even the waltz have ears
"Incredibly boring" full page
133
There is a Cavern in the town
The ex-ruler of Russia buys a crack in the ground. Join us again for more Tsar Chasm
134
Bear-faced lies
Is this the arrival of a gnu who knows that Pooh will merely sneer at him? Will Pooh pooh-pooh the new gnu who knew?
135
After the bawl is over
Special episode to apologise for not having a special episode
136
My String-a-ling
Thrills! Chills! Japes! Dares! Rollicks! Other things!
137
A fall such as I
Fanfare for Europe issue, featuring Edward Heath and E E C Ryder
138
A pretty girl is like a malady
32 blank pages for the benefit of people who can't read.
139
Getting to be a Hobbit with Me
Instructions on how to strain off adhesive made from eggs... and other DISC eggs-gluesive!
140
Nerves of steal
Speshul tribyewt to Noddee Holda and Slaid
141
Cilla Bull (a black comedy)
Once again we refrain from using the joke: "If your face flannel is too dry, duet it"
142
Thirst Degree Murdor
At last! Learn the answer to the vital question, "What is the vital question to which we shall learn the answer?"
143
Everyone's Tolkien at Me
Join us again for another exciting episode... providing, of course, you don't fall asleep within the next 24 hours!
144
A sleep of the tongue
Has the Lost Chord really been destroyed? Is E C RYDER really doomed? Are eyebrows really to prevent sweat running in your eyes?
145
Martyr Hari
Don't fail to miss the thrilling final instalment
146
All good things must come to an end
"The End"?
147
148
Don't fail to miss the first thrilling episode of J. Edward Oliver's  new cartoon strip
The later DISC years
add 148 to get the absolute numbers, thus episode 2 is really episode 150
1
STARTS TODAY! J. Edward Oliver's pulse-pounding new cartoon strip
Special episode to celebrate reaching our 2nd episode (or to put it another way. Special episode to celebrate reaching our 150th episode)
2
Vision chips
John Lee Hooker joins a rugby club and becomes John Lee, hooker
Strip is now called "J. Edward Oliver"
3
Did you see what the dinosaur?
John Lee Hooker smokes an Indian water pipe... it's John Lee Hookah!
4
Mice won, Cyril
We finally run out of jokes about John Lee Hooker
5
Castor oil (with a castor thousands)
More thrills as we answer the vital question: "Oh no, not another bleedin' quest??"
6
What made the Dino-sore?
Join us again next week - same time, same page, same jokes!
7
Line Tamer
WE begin giving a free tea bag with each cartoon strip... don't miss our first Strip Teas
8
Third anniversary
9
I wonder Ooze kissing her now
a line of people wait outside a music-publishers... and that's a queue for a song!
10
11
Blood is sicker than water
Now he's finished with the Cartridge Family, will J Edward Oliver finally get down to proceeding with the story?
12
13
Tour de Farce
Can J. Edward Oliver devise another cunning plan to get paid twice for the same material?
First appearance of J Edward Oliver's Greatest Bits
14
Door-re-mi
It finally happens. We have so many competitions, there's no room for any cartoon strip.
15
Gone Bussed
Has J. Edward Oliver really been crushed by the cottage? House he gonna get out of this one?
16
Flying Sorcerer
William Tell learns to ride a bicycle... but will Will wheel well?
17
How does Dino soar?
For the benefit of readers who missed today's episode, we're printing the same one again next week
18
Hours not to reason why
Anyone who reads DISC whilst standing in a bucket of ink will be considered a blackleg.
JEO goes on strike for an extra 50p a week
19
Strike a light
Special KING SIZE issue (if you happen to know a King who measures 11 x 16)
20
On strike while the iron is hot
Following the policy of avoiding anything that's funny, we print an anthology of Tony Blackburn jokes
21
You know it makes Censor
Is J. Edward Oliver taking real industrial action, or is it just a striking resemblance?
Full half page, launch of Fresco-Le-Raye fan club
22
I couldn't scare less
J. Edward Oliver becomes the world's first cartoonist to be sued for libel by his own Editor!
Strike is over
23
24
Are Bond films at a premium?
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz zzzzz zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz zzzz
25
The Moore the merrier
Edward Oliver puts 27 spoonfuls of sugar in his coffee... Don't miss next week's stirring instalment
26
Live and let's spy
we apologise for the misprint that will doubtless occur in this week's "Next Week" craption
27
Live and let Dinosaur
DISC publishes the exclusive designs for Guy Darrell's new cutlery. Don't miss our special Guy Forks issue!
28
One picture is worth a thousand word balloons
Back to normal... 28 word balloons without a single picture!
29
The lion of least resistance
When the jungle cat tells J. Edward Oliver: "You've made your bed and now you must lion it", is he telling the truth or merely lion?
30
Old on, I'm coming!
save money by buying our special ECONOMY-SIZE issue. Save even MORE money by NOT buying our economy-size issue!
31
Shock around the clock
Bonus pin-up calendar for 1975... another first for Disc!
24/11/1973
32
The Stone Age... the Iron Age... and now the Garb Age!
DISC organises the world's first Nose-Picking Contest, with free coupon, rules and bag for your entry!
33
The Prizes and Insults Board
Angered by rumours that he is living in the past, Billy Fury goes to Buckingham palace to deliver a protest to the King.
34
The germ of an idea
Be with us as we answer the question, "What, no Christmas story?"
35
CHRISTMAS GARBAGE PAGE
Yuletide greetings to puppy-farm owners... a Merry Christmas to our breeders!
Full page Discopoly game extra
36
NEW YEAR GARBAGE PAGE
In order to save ink, we are not printing a "Next Week" caption this week.
37
Have pun - Will travel
we award a prize to anyone who can remember the story so far!
38
Nostalgia is a thing of the past
J Edward Oliver loses his inspiration. Anyone who finds it should contact the police
39
Honour and offer
Only four weeks to the special 191st episode!
40
Duel Personality
Only three weeks to the special 191st episode!
41
Jewel Personality
Only two weeks to the special 191st. episode!
42
These schoolish things remind me of you
Only one week to the special 191st episode!
43
These schoolish things remind me of you
Only 46 weeks to the special 289th Episode!
44
By a babbling book
J. Edward Oliver imagines a tower of flats. Is this a mental block?
45
Owl for one and one for owl
Special episode to celebrate Fresco Le-Raye's 2,000,002nd Birthday!
46
Sheikh a leg
Special episode to celebrate our 4,202nd word balloon
47
It takes all swords to make a world
Special episode to celebrate the fact that it's not a special episode!
48
The Chosen Fu
The Royal Scots Guards make a Kung Fu film entitled "Enter the Dragoon".
49
Kung Futile
Unabridged! Unexpurgated! Fresco-Le-Raye's first book. Could this be a Novel experience?
50
Author and his Nights at the Brown Table
Special Issue to celebrate National Be-kind-to-Dinosaurs Week
51
Ape-y Days are Here Again!
We inaugurate a charity fund to benefit underpriviliged monkeys and fish. Send all donations to the J Edward Oliver Charity Ape-eel!
52
A lode off my mind
Count and Countess Dracula buy two new tombstones marked 'His' and 'Hearse'.
200th episode
53
Another Dotty Episode
An onion goes floating down the river in a thrilling episode entitled: 'What made the Bridge on the River Kwai?
54
The Show must Drag On
Who is the most EVIL person in the world? (Not counting Alice Cooper, of course!)
55
Hex Certificate
Don't fail to buy next week's issue (we need the money!)
56
The Chants would be a fine thing!
Gary Glitters new book, "Who is J Edward Oliver and why is he saying these terrible things about me?"
57
Might is Write
Much the same as this week, really.
58
Hero we go again
June 9 - June 15!
59
Frog Warning
Wext Neek: Brand new Spot-the-Mistakes Contest.
61
Boys & Girls come out to plagiarize
Due to unforseen circumstances, we have been forced to print next week's episode this week. But worry not... this week's 4th Birthday episode (plus Fresco-Le-Raye in full colour - yes, Really) will appear NEXT WEEK!
60
Super the Day
At last! The episode that was postponed from the week before the week before last until the week after the week before two weeks ago
Fourth anniversary
62
IT DOESN'T MOTOR ANY MORE
A special episode you just wouldn't believe (so I'm not going to bother to tell you about it!)
63
Sewn ear and yet sew fur
Special 26th September issue
64
Through no Falk of my own
Now! Here's your chance to write your own 'Next Week' caption:
65
Knife and Falk.
We finally reveal the two things you need to enjoy this cartoon strip... a sense of humour and good eyesight!
66
Hot cross bunny
Will J Edward Oliver travel by road, or will he continue his journey by whale?
67
Hot cross puns
For those of you who are regular readers, try eating All Bran!
Greatest bits volume 2
68
Please help me, I' fooling
Another thrilling episode of the cartoon that dares to be DIFFERENT (providing it saves work)
69
Isle be seeing you
Will the crew of H. M. S. Robinson get jobs as tailors? Will the Robinson crew sew?
70
Beg, steal or burrow!
Superdinosaur files again! Plus special bonus: Superfly dinosaurs again!
71
Rice and shine
Can Supertadpole save Fresco? Can Tartan save J. Edward Oliver? Can Bob Monkhouse save the Golden Shot?
72
The Tarzan Stripes
Don't miss the second thrilling episode, entitled 'Chapter Two'!
73
Has Tartan been kilt
Don't miss the third thrill-packed episode, entitled "Chapter Seven"!
74
Me Tartan... you sane?
Watch out! Superdinosaur's back! (Also Superdinosaur's front, top and sides!)
Protest space
75
Fearsome Prison Blues
The battle of the century! Vomit-Man vs Superaardvark plus Andy Kim vs. Neil Diamond
76
Vine, Women and Song!
Will Fresco finally find his dream-girl? Will pigs finally learn to fly?
77
Love me, love my frog!
No-one under 18 to buy our special Hallowe'en Horror Issue (unless accompanied by 9p.)!
78
My Scare Lady
Special Episode to apologise for this week's Special Episode!
Full page begins
79
Corpse and Robbers
Special contest to guess the nationality of Disc's editor
80
Sin Something Simple
For the first time! Complete and unabridged! The Censored Encyclopaedia Britannica!
81
Evil is the route of all money
The Life and Habits of the North American beaver
82
Castor Fate to the Wind
The Life and Habits of the Madeline Smith.
83
The Soul Survivors
The Life and Habits of the Madeline Smith (yes, REALLY!)
Double page pic of JEO
84
Birds of the world
At last! Official results of the J. Edward Oliver Unpopularity Poll.
85
Bubble, Bubble, Toyland Trouble
Special Easter episode featuring Fresco-Le-Raye!
86
87
Old Lang's sign
Special Contest to guess the sex of Beverley Legge's sister, Fred.
New Year bumper fun page
88
Jest in Time
The story will continue in a fortnight. Meanwhile, next week, we bring you (surprise!) another Special Episode!
89
Two Lips from Hamster Jam
Will King Arthur's surgeon lance a few boils? Or will he Lancelot?
90
Squire on the Hypotenuse
Has J Edward Oliver really changed into a horse, or is it a knight mare?
91
Joust in Time
The fourth in J. Edward Oliver's trilogy of new competitions!
92
My Missed Ache
Qwertyuiop shrdlu asdf gh jkl zxcvbnm Mxyzplk%
93
Nudes of the World
J. Edward Oliver's 242nd. "Next week" caption
94
For Ever and Ever, Amicrobes
WOULD YOU BELIEVE 3,000 WORD BALLOONS IN SIX PICTURES?
95
Gullible's Travels
Will JEO come across a queue of corpses? Will he meet the deadline?
96
Hex marks the spot
Will Fresco find love and happiness on his 2,000,002nd birthday? What do you YOU think?
(sic)
97
Shocks and Stares
Special SURPRISE episode (Mainly, I haven't WRITTEN it yet!)
98
Air today, gone tomorrow
How The West was Won. The following week: How The West was Two
99
The Fastest Pun in the West
Will the Indians replace their spears with Colt 45's? Will we use the joke "spear today, gone tomorrow"?
100
A Knutty Problem
Back to our thrill-packed story ("Thrill-packed???" - Ed.)
101
A Tents Moment
For one week only... Special 250th episode Full Spectrum COLOUR!
102
Tepee For Two
For one week only... Special 251st. episode Full Tonal BLACK & WHITE!
103
Home on Derange
Will J. Edward Oliver buy a new Toby jug? Toby or not Toby, that is the question!
104
Mask a silly question
At last! An entire episode without the word "Chomp!"
105
Special 600th Episode
Free Cassette Recorder and Elastic Aardvark for every reader!
106
With a holster stars!
Run down to the fun down at the gundown at sundown!
107
Well, did you heifer?
Special National Mississippi Riverboat Paddle-wheel Week Issue. PLUS... The final Tarot Card!
108
A change is as good as arrest!
The only-slightly-boring adventures of SUPERDINOSAUR!
109
Just a flush in the pan
At last! Because YOU demanded it... Superdinosaur meets Vomit-Man!
110
Lava come back to me
Special 5th Birthday episode!! Will the tyrant of Tarot perform the Dance of the Seven Veils?
111
Writer of wrongs
Is this REALLY the Tyrant of Tarot, or is it just ANOTHER trick to get you to buy next week's DISC?
112
Chairmen of The Bored
Will J Edward Oliver perform the Dance of the Seven Veils? All is revealed in our final chapter!
Special boring episode!
113
Get witch quick
Now what?
...and this is where the story really starts
114
A good Pun for your money!
Will William Tell bequeath his well badly? Or will Will will his well well?
115
One good turnip deserves another
'Turnip watching for fun and profit'
116
A novel experience
Will Fresco become the world's first 2,000,002-year-old pop singer (not counting Alvin Stardust)?
117
Thumb Enchanted Evening
Will Izzy Ryder change into a duck? Will he get up at the quack of dawn?
118
Banned on the run
Sorry... the Editor has censored this week's "Next week" caption
Strip completely censored by Editor
119
Gossip-a-dee-doo-dah!
Will we finally reveal the TRUTH about Mrs. Entwhistle at No. 73?
120
Laugh is just a bowl of cherries
Russell Mael is transformed into a fish, and asks "Am I my brother's kipper?"
Test your sense of humour episode
121
The answer's a lemming
Make sure you get the name right! Remember to ask for "Record Dirror & Misc"!
The Record Mirror years
to get the absolute episode number, add 269, so episode 3 is really episode 272
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It takes Tutor tango
Will Fresco get a job driving a car? Will he have something to chauffeur his efforts?
Half a page?
2
Have pun, will travel
We invite all readers who like sponge with fruit on top to join our Flan Club
3
Mad as a March heir
Another chill-packed episode of "The Incredible Shrinking Cartoon Strip"
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Anyone Who Had A Chart
We award a PRIZE to anyone who can read the entire episode without GROANING
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Will Meet Again
Fresco invents the buckle-less belt, but has to abandon the ides, due to lack of support
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Nostalgia is a thing of the past
Will Fresco conduct a campaign against public apathy, or will he just not bother
Best bits 3
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Thirst come, thirst served
Fresco-le-Raye writes his autobiography (the story of his CAR!)
8
I'll BCing you
Fresco meets a rabbit who sleeps on a hacksaw... He's like a hare with a saw bed!
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All our yerterdaze
Fresco visits a timberyard, but can't decide whether to plan his shelves, or shelve his plans!
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Did you see what the dinosaur?
All new! All Original! All Rotten!
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The Bogey Man Will Get You
Will Izzy Ryder break the world record for standing on a block of ice, or will he get cold feet?
12
The Seven Deadly Signs
Izzy Ryder takes some frozen water to a sheep, and sings, 'I only have Ice for Ewe'
13
Special REJECT episode
Hunchback of Notre Dame. Does that ring a bell?
Toppo D. Popps
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All the world loves a laugher
J. Edward Oliver brings you the follow-up to Anti-jokes... would you believe UNCLE jokes?
15
All Vampires are Batty
An entire episode that has absolutely nothing to do with superstitions, touch wood.
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Lib and let die
Bumper Christmas extravaganza... and still only half a page!
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Once on Royal David's settee
J. EDWARD OLIVER wishes a not-so-bad-Christmas-after-all to all his readers
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Where you bean?
A bishop agrees to lend Fresco money, provided he joins the church. Is this a faith worse than debt?
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Climb does not pay
The remainder of the remainder of this Christmas episode!
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This old harp of mine
Will Fresco learn to play the harp? Or hasn't he got the pluck?
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...draws a blank
Has J. Edward Oliver got a spare-time job at the Blank of England?
23
The prize of Fame
The Middle Half of J. Edward Oliver's New Year Bumper Fun Page!
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How green was my Valet
At last! The top half of the 10th January issue
25
Tooth is stranger than Friction
J. Edward Oliver makes yet ANOTHER attempt to break the record for the world's most boring cartoon
26
Corpse and robbers
Will Fresco meet a female dinosaur, fall in love and live happily ever after? Will pigs learn to fly?
27
Psalm Enchanted Evening
Special Episode to celebrate Frisco's 2,000,003rd birthday!
(sic)
28
Hip Hip Le-Raye
Someone gives Fresco a boomerang and wishes him Many Happy Returns!
29
Hero today, gone tomorrow
More thrills! More excitement! More pointless insults!
30
Up and Atom!
Will the Editor let J. Edward Oliver bring you his Special 300th Episode in FULL COLOUR?
31
Earwigo Again!
Don't miss the second thrilling chapter, entitled "Chapter Two"
in blazing colour
32
Paperback fighter!
At last! Something completely different! The entire episode printed in Japanese
33
Age before booty
The week before the week after next!
34
Cartoon Show
Another three cartoon strips for the price of one
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Strip Cheese
J. Edward Oliver brings you a Special Pornographic episode (wanna BET? - Ed)
36
Corn with the Wind
An anagram of EKE X. NEWT
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THIS WAY UP
Fresco stays at a vile inn. Is this a proper fiddle?
The invisible aardvark
38
You must be choking!
We answer the vital question, "Is Disbelief better than Dat belief?"
39
Stuporstars
Beware of tall, dark cartoonists bearing silly jokes
40
J Edward Oliver draws the line. Or, rather, doesn't
World's first invisible 'NEXT WEEK' caption
41
The Stone Age, The Iron Age, and now... The Garb Age!
Ten years in the making! Special Sixth Birthday episode
42
National Wealth Service
Special Offer! One cartoon strip for the price of three!
43
Carting is such sweet sorrow
Death! Blood! Shock! Terror! Horror! Aardvarks!
6th anniversary
44
Save your Mrs for me
When Father O'Way gets into his party frock, will it be a change of address?
45
Rain of Terror
See it from the beginning! No-one will be admitted after the first three pictures
46
Mum's the word
Please don't give away the ending to your friends. Let them buy their OWN copy!
47
Mothering Heights
Can Witch Whey escape alive? Can she even escape DEAD? One hint... the worst jokes are yet to come!
48
Remorse code
We answer the vital question: 'Is this where the story REALLY starts?
49
Shock it to me!
Try not to go to sleep before the next episode - you might find two little marks on your throat!
50
Drac The Ripper
The Suspense mounts, until it becomes... Suspounds?
The end... yet not the end
51
J Edward Oliver presents A COMICS TRIP
We finally answer the vital question: "What vital question are we finally going to answer"
52
You know it makes Censor
What's yellow, runny and costs a very great deal of money?
53
Bed and Bored
I give up... what is yellow, runny and costs a great deal of money?
54
Rocket Around the Clock
Space...the final frontier. Or is it the final front THERE?
The Six Million Dollar Custard
54
Custard's Last Stand
Thrill follows thrill as the Bionic Custard meets... The 6½p Man
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I've forgotten what 'Amnesia' means
Be the first to celebrate NATIONAL HIT-YOUR-NEIGHBOUR WEEK!
58
Bored as a stiff
Something else
59
Sum Enchanted Evening
Fun and games with your great-grandmother's iron lung
60
Sauna you than me
Who is the mysterious Dr Klodd? Why does he want to take over the world?
61
Disguise in love with you
Special November 13 episode... a week early!
62
Still crazy after all these beers
Thrills! Chills! Japes! Scrapes! Dares! Scares! Rollicks! Other things!
63
Test a song at twilight
At last! For the first time ever! Special 333rd episode!
64
A Womb with a View
At last! For the first time ever! Special 334th episode!
65
Feathers a will, there's a way
For making fun of religious groups, RECORD MIRROR is sued by The Sects Discrimination Board
JEO looks for ways to save work
66
North, South, East and Quest
We answer the vital question "Is a Decade something to help design the floor of a ship?"
67
"Who nose?" featuring Mickey Mouth
Yet another thrilling episode completely free of Bert Weedon!
68
Tales of a thousand-and-one frights
Would you believe a free Fresco record for every reader? Well, don't - because it's not true!
A full page spread over two weeks
69
I'm screaming of a Fright Christmas
THIS WEEK: J. Edward Oliver wishes a Merry Christmas to all his readers!
Faster-Mind game
70
Where there's a will, there's a way
Will the Slave of the Lamp use his roll-on 'US' deodorant? Will it be a stroke of genius?
Lots of black panels, no pictures, word balloons
71
Poser useful things
Record Mirror is the world's first music journal to wish its readers a Happy 1978!
72
The Agnes Quont Trilogy, Part 4
We find out that being an engineer for an oil company can be extremely boring
73
Grudge and Jury
Johnny Rotten is awarded and OBE for spitting on Nicholas Parsons
74
Monkey is the root of all evil
The above episode is entered in the Guinness Book of Records for having the greatest number of bad jokes in a single picture
75
Where there's a wall, there's a way
All our usual regular features, including charts, news, reviews and advert for 'Hi-Fi Weekly'
76
Which Ipswich witch switch?
We expose the ridiculous movie 'Texas Chain-saw Massacre'. Who on earth would want to massacre chain-saws?
Queen's Silver Jubilee edition
77
Seventh Blunder of the World
Is Kong effeminate? Is he a chimp pansy?
78
With a Kong in my heart
We ask the question, "Are giant apes shy because they lack Kongfidence?"
79
Beware the Brides of March
The natives become restless. Someone has stolen their Horlicks
80
Simian chanted evening
Don't fail to miss our special 350th episode!
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I came, I saw, I concurred
The enchanting adventures of Winnie the Pig's vomit
Waterloo Turd
82
100 Puns and a Feather
World's first cartoon strip drawn by a nine-month-old cocker spaniel!
Strip drawn by JEO's godchild Rebecca Kate Uden (age 6)
83
A Dinosaur Point
We ask Fresco: "Did you pinch that girl?" Or, in the words of that famous tree, "Juniper?"
84
Eva Destruction
Tim and Andrew write an opera about a lemon. But will it strike a sour note?
85
Eva Brick
Place your order now for our special 1,000th episode, on sale August 31, 1989
86
Well, did you Eva?
Mrs Agnes Quont volunteers to play the lead in a musical based on the life of Faye Dunaway
87
A matter of wife and death
RM becomes the only remaining British newspaper to refrain from mentioning Angela Rippon
88
There's no account in Forte Haste
Two berserk accountants run amok in a thrilling sequel to 'Jaws'. We call it 'Bores'
89
Now letters pray
Izzy Ryder has a steam bath. Sauna him than me!
90
Harmony times must I tell you
Uncensored! Unexpurgated! We finally reveal that Tam Paton's surname is an anagram of 'Panto'
91
The Sickwick Capers
We finally plunge to the heights of stupidity as...
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Two Wongs don't make a white!
We answer the vital question, 'Is there life after death, or merely death after life?'
93
What do you want to make Demise at me for?
Worst ever episode! I shouldn't bother buying next week's RECORD MIRROR if I were you
94
Seventh anniversary re- print of episodes 1 and 2 
95
Lust in Space
Has God got a sense of humour; or will J Edward Oliver be struck by lightning?
96
A myth is as good as a mile
Has Cliff Richard got a sense of humour; or will J. Edward Oliver be struck down by lightning?
97
Nod only goes
The sex life of Christ (that's Fred Christ, 23 Acacia Avenue, Acton, W3)
98
A book at Deadtime
We finally answer the vital question, "What will next week's episode be about?"
99
Offend in need
Izzy Ryder buys a mink coat and sings 'Ermine the mood for love'
100
Wheel meet again
Normal Servings will be Consumed as soon as possible
101
Habit and Costello
This gripping saga will be continued as soon as J. Edward Oliver learns how to draw penny farthings
102
Magical Misery Tour
Fresco meets a heavenly policeman who greets him with the words, "Halo, halo, halo!"
103
I am not a numb bear
Thrill-packed saga entitled 'The Time That People Forgot'
104
Amoeba Derci Roma
The first in a series of Handy Boy Scouts
105
A walk on the mild side
Fresco joins a new band called Carbon Monoxide. It's a gas!
106
The complete personality test
107
Lady Chatterley's Laugher
Three weeks after the week before last!
108
Trick or trait
special quiz to enable you to find out whether you've bought next week's RECORD MIRROR.
109
A Scar is Born
after their strike E. C. Ryder helps the Lucas firm to recover. Yes, he gives them Lucas aid!
110
You know it makes scents
Amazing free LP offer to every reader!
111
Feud for thought
At last! Would you believe... A FULL PAGE!!!
112
The Man With The Golden Pun
Can you stand it? ANOTHER full page!
Return of the case of the seven deadly naked virgin aardvarks
113
The Spy Who Shoved Me
RECORD MIRROR becomes the world's first music paper to use the word 'hypotrachelium'
Son of return of the case of the seven deadly naked virgin aardvarks
114
Hair we go again!
Especially for people who missed this week's episode we're printing the same one again!
115
The Spoof Of The Pudding
Special Issue to celebrate National Swallow A Live Puma Week
116
The malady lingers on
Special report on Erich von Daniken's latest book 'Was God An Aardvark?'
117
Parodies Lost
Danny Mirror releases his latest single, 'I Remember Fresco-Le-Raye'
The last ever episode
Younger than String Time
Blunder bus
Many Hippy Returns
The breast of British
Will Lou Christie be able to find Lucy, his permissive girl-friend, who disappeared down one of Lulu’s toilets? Or will Lulu’s loos lose Lou’s loose Lucy?,
Libber and bacon
Due to lack of space, this week’s ‘NEXT WEEK’ caption will appear next week.
Colin all cars!
Repeated ep number
13/03/1971
05/12/1972
19/05/1973
07/09/1974
03/01/1976
07/05/1977
Repeated title
17/07/1976
30/08/1975
J Edward Oliver becomes a psychiatrist in the hopes of helping women to get things off their chest.
Christmas comes but twice a year.
Special Contest to guess the sex of Beverley Legge.
28/12/1974