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Adam Adamant in TV Comic

This is the Moment, Single Decca F. 12477 1966

IMG_5996“This is the Moment.” A song written for and used in series, was released in 1966. The song was written by Chris Andrews, and performed by The News.

This song features in the episode “Sing a song of Murder” from the shows first season.


IMG_5999The B side featured the Ya Ya Da Da, also by Andrews.

Adam Adamant Annual 1968

Adam adamant AnnualAdam Adamant Annual 1968    TV Publications Ltd. 1967

An annual was produced for 1968, published by TV publications Ltd., being bound and printed by Purnell & Sons. It contained a mixture of text and strip stories. The front cover showed a photograph of Adam Adamant’s face framed by an oval. This is surrounded by 4 full-length drawings of him, one in each quarter. Adam Adamant is written in yellow at the top.

The  back  cover  shows  a  full-length photograph of Adam brandishing his swordstick, on  an  off-white  background. The spine is also off-white, with “ADAM ADAMANT annual 1968” in black. The BBC licensed this product in early 1967, as well as a comic strip, for TV Comic, also published by the same firm._MG_5517

Thomas Woodman wrote the stories, illustrations by Selby Donnison.

These stories were:


Escape of the Snake
Holiday for Spies
Train to Nowhere
Men from the Sea_MG_5518


The Mask of Terror
Caravan of Terror

This copy of the annual has been autographed by both Gerald Harper, and Jack May who played Adam Adamant and Simms respectively.

Adam adamant annual auto's

Original Price 10/6d

Approx equivalent 2012 –  £15.30

Adam Adamant Sword Stick

Adam sword 1Diecast Machine Tools Ltd. (Lone Star) 1967
The BBC licensed this product in Oct. 1967 with the licence lasting until Dec. 1968. Very basically, this is a plastic swordstick similar to the one issued for the Avengers. Swordstick was issued on a display card, Originally this was issued with a small plastic ring, bearing the letters “A A” , which would have been clipped onto the sword’s handle. Another notable feature is the “hidden” compartment in the sticks handle, for carrying a supply of ammunition for the sword sticks cork firing feature.

Adam adamant sword stick  (2) Adam adamant sword stick